The BEST Episodes of Harper's Island

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 22, 2019

Network: CBS

Harper's Island was once the scene of a gruesome series of murders. Now, seven years later, family and friends gather on the island for a wedding, but one by one they begin to die.


#1 - Splash

Season 1 - Episode 11

The group narrowly escapes the Cannery and reunites at the church thinking it's safe — until someone else goes missing.

star 8.11
134 votes
Directors: Rick Bota
Writers: Dan Shotz

#2 - Snap

Season 1 - Episode 10

An attempt to leave the island turns into a disaster. The group makes a horrifying discovery.

star 8.02
135 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Christine Roum

#3 - Gasp

Season 1 - Episode 12

As the killer's murderous rampage continues, the group starts fighting back when they discover a possible way off the island.

star 7.94
136 votes
Directors: Seith Mann
Writers: Robert Levine, Christine Roum

#4 - Sploosh

Season 1 - Episode 6

With the wedding party reeling after the events at the rehearsal, Abby, Henry and J.D. decide to take the investigation into their own hands.

star 7.91
152 votes
Writers: Robert Levine

#5 - Thwack

Season 1 - Episode 5

A father/daughter bike ride in the woods leads to an unexpected situation. Abby uncovers the Sheriff's secret as Trish and Henry's wedding rehearsal takes an unexpected turn.

star 7.89
153 votes
Directors: Steve Gomer
Writers: Tyler Bensinger

#6 - Seep

Season 1 - Episode 9

Still stuck inside the Candlewick Inn, everyone starts to turn against each other. However, they find a map of the tunnels underneath the hotel and are forced to come together to find the missing guest.

star 7.88
142 votes
Directors: Craig R. Baxley
Writers: Nichelle D. Tramble

#7 - Gurgle

Season 1 - Episode 8

As the guests get ready to leave the island, one guest mysteriously disappears. Abby receives a phone call from someone threatening to kill the missing guest if anyone leaves the island.

star 7.85
143 votes
Directors: Rick Bota
Writers: Tyler Bensinger

#8 - Sigh

Season 1 - Episode 13

In the finale, the remaining members of the group battle for survival as the truth is finally revealed.

star 7.70
145 votes
Writers: Jeffrey Bell
Thrack, Splat, Sizzle

#9 - Thrack, Splat, Sizzle

Season 1 - Episode 7

The wedding guests begin preparing to leave the island but the Sheriff suspects that one of them is the killer. Some new information reveals an eerie connection between Abby and Wakefield.

star 7.65
144 votes
Directors: Scott Peters
Writers: Jeffrey Bell

#10 - Bang

Season 1 - Episode 4

The groomsmen take Henry fishing for his bachelor party and make a gruesome discovery. The bridesmaids celebrate Trish's final days as a bachelorette with a psychic who has a very strong reaction to Abby.

star 7.64
157 votes
Directors: Guy Norman Bee
Writers: Lindsay Sturman

#11 - Ka-Blam

Season 1 - Episode 3

When a local’s death is ruled a suicide, Abby challenges her father, the Sheriff, to investigate what really happened. As the wedding approaches, Trish must come to a decision about Hunter.

star 7.61
167 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel

#12 - Whap

Season 1 - Episode 1

Abby Mills returns to Harper's Island for the wedding celebration of her best friend, Henry Dunn, and his fiance, Trish Wellington. Abby hasn't been home in seven years, since her mother and five others were murdered by John Wakefield.

star 7.38
230 votes
Directors: Jon Turteltaub
Writers: Ari Schlossberg

#13 - Crackle

Season 1 - Episode 2

The wedding party heads out on a scavenger hunt. While out, Trish meets up with an old flame, Henry. Abby talks to the locals and runs into a friend who has been haunted by John Wakefield.

star 7.31
182 votes
Writers: Jeffrey Bell