The BEST Episodes of Harper's Island

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 5, 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 - Snap

Season 1 - Episode 10

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

star 7.75
946 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Christine Roum

#2 - 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 7.64
982 votes
Directors: Craig R. Baxley
Writers: Nichelle D. Tramble

#3 - 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 7.64
1,020 votes
Directors: Steve Gomer
Writers: Tyler Bensinger

#4 - 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 7.49
836 votes
Directors: Seith Mann
Writers: Christine Roum, Robert Levine

#5 - 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 7.48
992 votes
Writers: Robert Levine

#6 - 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 7.43
996 votes
Directors: Guy Norman Bee
Writers: Lindsay Sturman

#7 - 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 7.42
862 votes
Directors: Rick Bota
Writers: Dan Shotz

#8 - 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 7.38
982 votes
Directors: Rick Bota
Writers: Tyler Bensinger

#9 - 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 7.34
1,202 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel

#10 - 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 7.31
1,657 votes
Directors: Jon Turteltaub
Writers: Ari Schlossberg
Thrack, Splat, Sizzle

#11 - 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 7.26
1,040 votes
Directors: Scott Peters
Writers: Jeffrey Bell

#12 - 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 7.13
1,244 votes
Writers: Jeffrey Bell

#13 - Sigh

Season 1 - Episode 13

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

star 6.94
956 votes
Writers: Jeffrey Bell