The BEST Episodes of In the Dark (2019)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 14, 2021

Network: The CW

Murphy is a flawed and irreverent woman who just happens to be blind and is the only “witness” to the murder of her drug-dealing friend, Tyson. When the police dismiss her story, she sets out with her dog, Pretzel, to find the killer while also managing her colorful dating life and the job she hates at Guiding Hope, the guide-dog school owned by her overprotective parents.

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The Last Dance

#1 - The Last Dance

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 18, 2020

Murphy and Felix attempt to execute the plan to end their arrangement with Nia; finding himself in dire circumstances, Dean seeks the help of a former colleague.

star 7.99
138 votes
Writers: Chelsea Taylor
It's Always Been You

#2 - It's Always Been You

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 27, 2019

Things begin to take an interesting turn between Murphy and Dean.

star 7.96
155 votes
Writers: Corinne Kingsbury
Planes, Trains and Automobiles

#3 - Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 21, 2021

Murphy reaches out to an unlikely source for help getting to Jess, but when Trey makes other plans, the whole thing blows up in their faces.

star 7.85
100 votes
Directors: Annie Bradley
Writers: Anna Fisher, Corinne Kingsbury
Hanging by a Thread

#4 - Hanging by a Thread

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 23, 2021

With Nia dead and Josh aware of their involvement in the biggest case of his career, Murphy, Jess, Felix and Max are forced to make some life-changing decisions. Meanwhile, Officer Gene Clemens suspects something is awry within the department and forms an unlikely partnership with Josh.

star 7.84
113 votes
Directors: Ryan McFaul
Writers: Corinne Kingsbury, Yael Zinkow
Excess Baggage

#5 - Excess Baggage

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 1, 2021

When Murphy starts to spin out, Felix takes matters into his own hands.

star 7.81
77 votes
Directors: Clara Aranovich
Writers: Corinne Kingsbury, Yael Zinkow
Arcade Fire

#6 - Arcade Fire

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 11, 2021

Murphy's desperate attempt to save Jess lands her in deeper trouble. A disagreement between Gene and Josh is not without its consequences.

star 7.80
96 votes
Writers: Jason Pierre, Yael Zinkow
My Pride and Joy

#7 - My Pride and Joy

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 9, 2020

Betrayal runs deep, and the consequences are devastating.

star 7.79
143 votes
Writers: Yael Zinkow

#8 - Tyson

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 9, 2019

Murphy, unable to deal with things, begins to push everyone away, including Max. Meanwhile, Murphy and Jess have a heart-to-heart.

star 7.78
179 votes
Directors: Ryan McFaul
Writers: David Babcock
Do You Hear What I Hear?

#9 - Do You Hear What I Hear?

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 29, 2021

As Murphy closes in on finding out what happened to Jess, Clemens and Josh move one step closer to finding Murphy.

star 7.78
72 votes
Writers: Yael Zinkow
The Truth Hurts

#10 - The Truth Hurts

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 21, 2020

Murphy seeks to help Max out of a life-or-death situation, while Dean leverages them against each other in an attempt to fix his own bad circumstances. Felix finds difficulty juggling his dating life with his dealing life, while Jess is happily distracted by a new romance. Darnell tries a new gig, but his loyalty to Murphy and Max keeps him entangled in Nia's web.

star 7.75
155 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Malarie Howard
I Know What You Did Last Night

#11 - I Know What You Did Last Night

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 30, 2021

Murphy, Jess, Felix and Max begin a long and arduous journey as they attempt to stay one step ahead of Josh and Clemens.

star 7.73
102 votes
Writers: Corinne Kingsbury, Yael Zinkow
Home Run

#12 - Home Run

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 8, 2021

Feeling isolated and alone, Murphy seeks comfort in the familiar but sometimes things do change, and she is forced to fend for herself.

star 7.72
76 votes
Directors: Jeff Chan
Writers: Corinne Kingsbury, Yael Zinkow
Somewhere Over the Border

#13 - Somewhere Over the Border

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 7, 2021

Murphy experiences being truly alone in an unfamiliar place and begins to realize how helpless she is without her friends.

star 7.72
96 votes
Directors: Ryan McFaul
Writers: Corinne Kingsbury, Ryan Knighton, Yael Zinkow
Bad People

#14 - Bad People

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 25, 2020

With stakes high for everyone, Murphy, Jess, Felix, Max and Dean must each contend with the fallout following an attempt to cut off Nia's supply and take her down.

star 7.70
136 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Daniel Rogers
Pretty in Pink

#15 - Pretty in Pink

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 18, 2021

Murphy, Felix and Max look to Josiah for answers about Jess. Meanwhile, Gene makes a bold move.

star 7.69
90 votes
Writers: Jess Burkle
The One That Got Away

#16 - The One That Got Away

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 16, 2019

While hanging out with Max in his food truck, Murphy is shocked to hear a familiar voice screaming outside; Murphy offers to watch Chloe so Dean can go on a date, but things get a little crazy after she does the one thing he asks her not to do. Lastly, Murphy's worlds of Max and Darnell and Guiding Hope begin to collide.

star 7.69
169 votes
Directors: Anna Mastro
Writers: Ryan Knighton
Where Have You Ben?

#17 - Where Have You Ben?

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 2, 2020

With Nia's entire shipment missing and the Guiding Hope crew under the gun to deliver it, Murphy, Jess, Felix and Max will stop at nothing to sniff out the stash. In the meantime, Dean has his own plans for the misplaced goods, while Gene visits Darnell and uncovers some shocking information.

star 7.68
130 votes
Directors: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Karine Rosenthal
Expectation is the Root of All Heartache

#18 - Expectation is the Root of All Heartache

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 6, 2021

Murphy finally learns the truth about what happened to Jess and it forces her to take a closer look at who she herself has become.

star 7.66
71 votes
Writers: Corinne Kingsbury
Safe and Sound

#19 - Safe and Sound

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 14, 2021

With Murphy still on the run, Josiah enlists Darnell to try and track her down.

star 7.64
104 votes
Writers: Malarie Howard, Yael Zinkow
Bait and Switch

#20 - Bait and Switch

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 6, 2019

Murphy and Jess are both going through similar situations, but they are handling things very differently. Meanwhile, Felix and Jess share a beautiful moment together.

star 7.62
163 votes
Directors: Randy Zisk
Writers: Louisa Levy
Mommy Issues

#21 - Mommy Issues

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 11, 2019

After Murphy’s latest one night stand calls her “Mommy,” she develops a rather unexpected lead in Tyson’s case; Tyson’s mother. Her lead provides rather daunting results so she tracks down Tyson’s cousin Darnell and encounters his “business associate” Max who is immediately smitten with Murphy. Meanwhile, Chloe thinks it’s time for her father Dean to start a dating profile. Lastly, Murphy helps Jess pick out a special gift for her girlfriend Vanessa.

star 7.61
224 votes
Directors: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Amy Turner
Codependence Day

#22 - Codependence Day

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 4, 2020

Murphy convinces Jess to help with a drug mission; Felix finds himself in a legal predicament; Dean's partner Gene begins showing some real talent on the job, giving Dean a lead that could unravel Murphy's plans.

star 7.61
149 votes
Writers: Amy Turner
Deal or No Deal

#23 - Deal or No Deal

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 30, 2019

With Jess focusing all of her attention on Vanessa, Murphy begins to feel neglected. To make matters worse, tensions begin to rise between her and Max. Meanwhile, Jules is forced to make a quick decision.

star 7.60
162 votes
Writers: Kara Brown
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Dying

#24 - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Dying

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 11, 2020

When Murphy and Felix concoct a new plan to destroy Nia, Murphy's friendship with Josh proves to be more beneficial than she expected; Jess makes a bold move with Sterling. Dean runs into issues at work, and Max gets an unexpected visitor.

star 7.59
135 votes
Directors: Clara Aranovich
Writers: Anna Fisher
Rollin' with the Homies

#25 - Rollin' with the Homies

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 20, 2019

It's Murphy's first birthday since Tyson was killed and she is feeling more isolated than ever.

star 7.55
156 votes
Directors: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Flint Wainess, Yael Zinkow