The BEST Episodes of Ghost Whisperer

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2021

Network: CBS

A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side.

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Children of Ghosts

#1 - Children of Ghosts

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 30, 2007

Melinda and Jim become foster parents temporarily for a young girl whose mother is missing. The ghost of the mother comes to Melinda and tells her where Melinda can find her body. The mother confesses a secret to Melinda and Melinda and Jim set out to help the little girl.

star 8.26
383 votes
Writers: Teddy Tenenbaum
The One (2)

#2 - The One (2)

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 5, 2006

After a jetliner crashes Melinda faces the overwhelming task of helping hundreds of passengers crossover. While Melinda faces this task she finds that the “Wide Brim Man” is working against her. Melinda must also try to work with the crash investigators who are trying to find out how Melinda knew that the plane was going to crash.

star 8.18
423 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
The Underneath

#3 - The Underneath

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 28, 2007

Jennifer goes to Melinda’s store to sell some belongings that came from her deceased parent’s house. Melinda then helps Jennifer with her father who died when she was only a toddler. Someone takes photos of Melinda and they show something suspicious. Melinda finds that she has a hidden connection to Grandview while digging into her families past.

star 8.15
384 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
Free Fall (1)

#4 - Free Fall (1)

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 28, 2006

Melinda experiences a sense of dread when she realizes that a plane is going to crash when the spirits of the pilot and flight attendant contact her.

star 8.14
359 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
The Walk-In

#5 - The Walk-In

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 23, 2007

A body goes missing from the morgue and Melinda searches for the body. When the ghost visits Melinda she finds she needs help from Professor Payne to figure it out.

star 8.06
358 votes
Directors: Eric Laneuville
Writers: Breen Frazier
Friendly Neighborhood Ghost

#6 - Friendly Neighborhood Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 6, 2006

The ghost of an elderly man suspects Melinda's new neighbor of killing his granddaughter.

star 8.04
351 votes
Directors: David Jones
Writers: Lois Johnson
Fury (a.k.a. Condemned to Repeat)

#7 - Fury (a.k.a. Condemned to Repeat)

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 31, 2006

Melinda must help the ghost of an African-American man who had been attacked and killed by a white co-worker in the 1970's. The ghost is haunting the prosecutor who had enough evidence but still failed to file charges against the white co-worker. Melinda tries to help the ghost find justice and help his son to change his racist views before they're passed on to the next generation.

star 8.04
330 votes
Directors: Peter Werner
Writers: Rama Stagner
Love Still Won't Die

#8 - Love Still Won't Die

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 2006

A rock and roll enthusiast expands his love to living teens by tormenting them into stealing. Melinda must also deal with the ghost of her scheming ex-boyfriend.

star 8.00
486 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
Delia's First Ghost

#9 - Delia's First Ghost

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 6, 2007

Melinda helps Ned deal with a ghost who had just put a scare into him. Melinda also helps a ghost who appears to without any clothes on. Delia sees that Melinda is once again talking to herself and Melinda decides it’s time to share her gift with Delia.

star 8.00
391 votes
Directors: Kim Moses
Writers: Jeannine Renshaw
Pater Familias

#10 - Pater Familias

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired May 16, 2008

Melinda discovers the truth about her family's past through a series of bodily possessions.

star 7.98
377 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
Save Our Souls

#11 - Save Our Souls

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 24, 2008

Melinda and Jim go away on a romantic cruise and Melinda comes into contact with an angry ghost who haunts a newlywed couple.

star 7.98
371 votes
Directors: Gloria Muzio
Writers: Mark B. Perry
Melinda's First Ghost

#12 - Melinda's First Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 27, 2006

Melinda is forced to remember how her relationship with her mother became strained after Melinda’s first ghost emerges. Melinda’s mother could not understand how to deal with Melinda’s gift. Melinda must reunite with her mother to help the ghost.

star 7.98
370 votes
Directors: Peter Werner
Writers: Catherine Butterfield
First Do No Harm

#13 - First Do No Harm

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 18, 2008

Melinda helps a ghost who blames Jim for his untimely death in an explosion.

star 7.97
336 votes
Directors: Ian Sander
Writers: John Gray
The Prophet

#14 - The Prophet

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired May 4, 2007

Five accidents, and four signs, something else is going to happen. Melinda becomes concerned for the safety of the people she loves when a ghost prophet shows her visions of the future. The fellow Ghost Whisperer, who Melinda doesn't trust is still in Grandview.

star 7.92
476 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
The Ghost Within

#15 - The Ghost Within

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 2006

After purchasing a set of ornaments at a flea market, Melinda finds that they are haunted. Melinda uses the ornaments to meet Dennis’s ghost. Dennis wants Melinda to reunite his girlfriend with her birth mother.

star 7.90
412 votes
Writers: Lois Johnson
The Gravesitter

#16 - The Gravesitter

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 11, 2008

After graffiti is repeatedly painted on Melinda's shop doors, she seeks out the town blogger convinced he is the one causing the mischief in an attempt to expose her. Melinda is forced to encounter the dark side of Grandview in order to help the latest ghost cross-over.

star 7.90
330 votes
Love Never Dies

#17 - Love Never Dies

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 22, 2006

Melinda worries that Andrea is being influenced not to cross over. Melinda seeks the help of an expert in history and the occult in helping to identify the wide brimmed hat man.

star 7.88
482 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
The Cradle Will Rock

#18 - The Cradle Will Rock

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 16, 2007

Melinda accompanies Delia to the local jewelry store so she can get her newly refurbished engagement ring. An armed robbery occurs while they are in the jewelers. Later, the ghost of jewelry salesman visits Melinda and she must help him make things right again.

star 7.87
365 votes
Writers: Jed Seidel
The Collector

#19 - The Collector

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 27, 2007

Melinda meets a man who has the same abilities to see and talk to the dead. Melinda later learns that he has a different plan for the dead. A ghost enlists Professor Payne to help Melinda.

star 7.87
414 votes
Directors: Ian Sander
Writers: Jim Kouf
Imaginary Friends and Enemies

#20 - Imaginary Friends and Enemies

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 7, 2008

When a child's imaginary friend disrupts a wedding, Melinda tries to calm the ghosts causing chaos.

star 7.86
378 votes
Directors: Eric Laneuville
Writers: Ann Shrake, Eric Laneuville, Vivian Lee
Drowned Lives

#21 - Drowned Lives

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 6, 2006

When Melinda goes to visit friends who are experiencing problems with their house, she finds the ghost of six-year-old little girl who drowned. Melinda then tries to help the family of the little girl.

star 7.85
359 votes
Writers: Lois Johnson
Holiday Spirit

#22 - Holiday Spirit

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 14, 2007

Melinda is at the house of young boy named Riley and as they're hanging Christmas ornaments on the tree, Melinda tries to get him to open up about the strange things he has seen.

star 7.84
307 votes
Directors: Joanna Kerns
Writers: Jed Seidel
Weight of What Was

#23 - Weight of What Was

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 26, 2007

Gabriel returns to Grandview and Melinda learns more about what is lurking below.

star 7.82
424 votes
Directors: Gloria Muzio
Writers: P.K. Simonds
Ghost Bride

#24 - Ghost Bride

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 25, 2005

A ghost of a bride who didn't make it through her wedding night is back with a vengeance haunting her husband's new fiancée to the point of her leaving him at the alter.

star 7.78
378 votes
Directors: Joanna Kerns
Writers: Jed Seidel
Bad Blood

#25 - Bad Blood

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 16, 2007

Melinda becomes involved with a couple of ghosts who refuse to cross over after she finds that they are causing trouble for another couple. The ghosts make Melinda play a game of twenty questions.

star 7.78
364 votes
Directors: Peter Werner
Writers: Teddy Tenenbaum