Justified

The WORST episodes of Justified

Every episode of Justified ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Justified!

At the explosive center of the action, Western-style, gun-slinging U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens confronts murder, drugs, bank heists, mobsters, crime families, corrupt politicians and even his own tumultuous past and never backs down. His ultimate adversary is the cunning, complex outlaw Boyd Crowder, but the real wild card is Ava Crowder, the mysterious woman torn between the two men and both sides of the law.

Last Updated: 5/28/2022Network: FX
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The Lord of War and Thunder
star
7.54
3591 votes

#1 - The Lord of War and Thunder

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/13/2010

Raylan's father is arrested in the wake of a confrontation with the tenant of a house he and Raylan's stepmother own.

Directors: Jon Avnet
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Hunt
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7.55
1207 votes

#2 - The Hunt

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/3/2015

A visit from his baby daughter threatens to pull Raylan away from the hunt for a dangerous fugitive. Boyd, having learned that Ava's been lying to him, takes her on a hunting trip that she may never come back from.

Directors: John Dahl
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
For Blood or Money
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7.57
3050 votes

#3 - For Blood or Money

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/2/2011

When Rachel's brother-in-law makes a violent escape from a halfway house, Raylan is forced to hunt him down. Boyd entertains a dangerous offer in Harlan.

Directors: John Dahl
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Hammer
star
7.57
3148 votes

#4 - The Hammer

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/18/2010

Determined to repair the damage he's done, Raylan takes time away from his assignment bodyguarding an eccentric judge to track down an old lead.

Directors: John Dahl
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Trash and the Snake
star
7.58
1217 votes

#5 - The Trash and the Snake

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/10/2015

Raylan declares war on the deadly men who are forcing Harlan's most valuable real estate to change hands, while Boyd and Duffy seek out a crackpot safecracker to help do their dirty work.

Directors: Adam Arkin
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Blowback
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7.60
3254 votes

#6 - Blowback

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/4/2010

When a murderous inmate takes hostages, Raylan must scramble to defuse the situation before the bullets start flying.

Directors: Jon Avnet
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fixer
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7.60
4040 votes

#7 - Fixer

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/30/2010

In tracking a vanished confidential informant, Raylan goes against a pair of violent ex-cons who are just dying for a showdown with "The Kentucky Cowboy."

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fire in the Hole
star
7.62
5350 votes

#8 - Fire in the Hole

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/16/2010

Gunslinging U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens faces off against his oldest friend in Harlan, Kentucky, a 21st Century Wild West.

Directors: Michael Dinner
Watch Now:iTunes
Noblesse Oblige
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7.63
1184 votes

#9 - Noblesse Oblige

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/3/2015

Raylan follows a trail of illegal explosives in an attempt to pin Boyd, who discovers he's run afoul of a dangerous new player in town.

Directors: Peter Weller
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Sounding
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7.63
1159 votes

#10 - Sounding

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/17/2015

When Ava makes a drastic decision, Raylan turns to an old friend for help. A suspicious Duffy looks into Ava’s release from prison.

Directors: John Avnet
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Veterans
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7.64
3150 votes

#11 - Veterans

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/25/2010

When Boyd Crowder and his crusaders become vigilantes, Raylan takes it upon himself to try to shut them down.

Directors: Tony Goldwyn
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Long in the Tooth
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7.64
3571 votes

#12 - Long in the Tooth

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/6/2010

Raylan leaves to California to follow the trails of a criminal who has evaded him twice in the past, and Raylan is determined that the third time won't be the same.

Directors: Adam Arkin
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The I of the Storm
star
7.67
3140 votes

#13 - The I of the Storm

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/23/2011

The hijacking of a bus full of drugs ends in murder, and Raylan pursues the likely culprit: Boyd Crowder.

Directors: Peter Werner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fathers and Sons
star
7.67
3168 votes

#14 - Fathers and Sons

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/1/2010

In order to work for the Marshal's Office, Raylan's dad Arlo agrees to become a double agent and work for Bo Crowder. Meanwhile, Bo sets up a meth lab to get back in business.

Directors: Michael Katleman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Riverbrook
star
7.68
4362 votes

#15 - Riverbrook

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/23/2010

Raylan hunts an escaped prisoner who is determined to reunite with his ex-wife...and his stashed fortune.

Directors: Michael Dinner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Collection
star
7.69
3426 votes

#16 - The Collection

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/20/2010

After an apparent suicide on an opulent Kentucky horse farm, Raylan must resist the sexy widow as he searches for the dead man's missing art.

Directors: Rod Holcomb
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Blaze of Glory
star
7.70
3054 votes

#17 - Blaze of Glory

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/16/2011

When a terminally ill ex-con is linked to a bank heist, Art and Raylan must find him before he and his young henchmen can strike again. However, the manhunt is complicated when Winona worries that a hundred-dollar bill she took from an evidence room locker will be traced back to her after it is taken in the robbery.

Directors: Jon Avnet
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
This Bird Has Flown
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7.70
2066 votes

#18 - This Bird Has Flown

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/29/2013

Raylan's hunt for his stolen money leads to a confrontation with a bareknuckle brawler; while Boyd and Ava face a decision that threatens to destroy them.

Directors: Bill Johnson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dark as a Dungeon
star
7.71
1305 votes

#19 - Dark as a Dungeon

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/10/2015

Raylan extends an unexpected offer to Markham. Boyd and Ava find themselves in Walker’s dangerous company.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Save My Love
star
7.71
2945 votes

#20 - Save My Love

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/23/2011

Winona's blunder could put her behind bars, unless Raylan can weave his way through a federal courthouse locked down over death threats.

Directors: Jon Avnet
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Foot Chase
star
7.71
2068 votes

#21 - Foot Chase

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/12/2013

Raylan's discovery of a severed foot sets off a race against time, while Boyd and Ava work to break into Harlan high society.

Directors: Peter Werner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Alive Day
star
7.72
1140 votes

#22 - Alive Day

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/24/2015

Raylan investigates a murder that has sown discord in Markham's camp. Boyd's latest heist forces him to revisit his mining days.

Directors: Peter Werner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Whistle Past the Graveyard
star
7.72
1735 votes

#23 - Whistle Past the Graveyard

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/4/2014

Raylan chases a missing Crowe, while Boyd and his new partners fight their way back across the border.

Directors: Peter Werner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Where's Waldo?
star
7.72
2101 votes

#24 - Where's Waldo?

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/15/2013

As Raylan tangles with a dangerous family keeping a dark secret, Boyd takes on a snake-handling preacher.

Directors: Bill Johnson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fate's Right Hand
star
7.74
1294 votes

#25 - Fate's Right Hand

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/20/2015

Raylan guides Ava through the process of informing on Boyd and tries to turn Boyd's old ally Dewey Crowe against him as well, all while Boyd works to pull off a daring heist right under Raylan's nose.

Directors: Michael Dinner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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