The BEST episodes of Kidnapped

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

Timothy Hutton and Dana Delaney star in this thrilling drama as a wealthy and powerful New York couple whose teenage son has been kidnapped. With local law enforcement, the FBI, and a private negotiating team all working on the case, one might think the boy would be rescued in no time...but as the series unfolds, it becomes clear that this perfect family may be hiding a few dark secrets of their own.

Last Updated: 7/10/2023Network: NBCStatus: Ended
Special Delivery
136 votes

#1 - Special Delivery

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/27/2006

Something from Conrad's past may have a connection to Leopold's kidnapping. Conrad meets with his father to explore this. A package arrives which makes the Cain's wonder if Leopold was the only child targeted for kidnapping. Knapp heads to Brown University to find Aubrey.

Directors: Michael Dinner
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164 votes

#2 - Resolution

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/18/2007

Atkins makes a discovery and the real mole is uncovered. The loose ends are tied up and things were not as they seemed.

Directors: Jeff Bleckner
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Number One with a Bullet
85 votes

#3 - Number One with a Bullet

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/21/2006

The kidnappers target Leopold's bodyguard Virgil once again as he prepares for surgery. Conrad is questioned by the police regarding something from his past. Ellie joins an annoymous group for parents of kidnapped children. Knapp looks into the bullet that was used to shoot Virgil.

Directors: Michael Pressman
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198 votes

#4 - Kidnapped

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/20/2006

The Cain family is thrown into disarray when teenage son Leopold is kidnapped. The family disagrees with how to handle the situation--should they call the police, or pay the ransom?

Directors: Michael Dinner
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My Heart Belongs to Daddy
133 votes

#5 - My Heart Belongs to Daddy

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/27/2007

Ellie's father Benjamin Rand steps in and takes over and he is willing to do anything to get his grandson back, but will it cost him his own life? Meanwhile Knapp and King keep searching into the Cain's past while Conrad is arrested.

Directors: Nelson McCormick
Writer: Jan Oxenberg
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135 votes

#6 - Acknowledgement

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/17/2007

Forces converge in Mexico; FBI internal investigation focuses in on a culprit; Ellie uncovers a clue.

Directors: Tony Goldwyn
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159 votes

#7 - Impasse

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/10/2007

Snipers threaten King's daughter as Knapp interrogates a suspect.

Directors: Alex Chapple
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Do Unto Others
134 votes

#8 - Do Unto Others

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/10/2007

Knapp tries to uncover the truth.

Directors: Peter Werner
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Burn, Baby, Burn
162 votes

#9 - Burn, Baby, Burn

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/28/2006

Knapp and King figure out the name of the suspect and race to find the mastermind. Leopold tries to get to a cell phone before the battery dies.

Directors: Oz Scott
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Sorry Wrong Number
85 votes

#10 - Sorry Wrong Number

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/4/2006

At the insistence of Knapp and King the Cain's host their annual charity ball so that people won't figure out that Leopold has been kidnapped.

Directors: Michael Watkins
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Gone Fishing
107 votes

#11 - Gone Fishing

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/3/2007

Virgil tries to find Leopold on his own. The kidnappers are forced to move after being questioned by the Mexican police. Conrad goes to the funeral for the man he's accused of killing.

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160 votes

#12 - Mutiny

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/17/2007

Information regarding Swiss bank accounts and is revealed, which in turn implicated a family friend in Leo's kidnapping. There is a disagreement among the group choreographing the kidnapping; some members defect and present their own demands to the Cains.

Directors: Jace Alexander
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Front Page
159 votes

#13 - Front Page

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/3/2007

The story of the kidnapping is leaked to the press. Knapp finds out that the Cain's might have known that Leopold was a target for kidnapping.

Directors: Darnell Martin
Writer: Sam Catlin
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