The BEST Episodes of L.A.'s Finest

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 5, 2020

Network: Spectrum

L.A.'s Finest follows Syd Burnett paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past. Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a greater personal secret. These two women don’t agree on much, but they find common ground when it comes to taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles.

Bad Girls

#1 - Bad Girls

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 17, 2019

Syd, McKenna and the team band together as they race against the clock to save one of their own, finally coming face-to-face with their greatest enemy.

star 8.00
221 votes
Directors: Anton Cropper
Writers: Brandon Margolis, Brandon Sonnier
Armageddon

#2 - Armageddon

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 17, 2019

As Syd and McKenna finally close in on Gabriel Knox, a shocking revelation makes their fight more personal than ever before.

star 7.84
228 votes
Directors: Janice Cooke
Writers: Jai Tiggett, John Dove
Thief

#3 - Thief

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 10, 2019

After a stunning discovery, Syd and McKenna debate who they can trust moving forward whilst also investigating a death that took place at a scenic Los Angeles park.

star 7.80
233 votes
Directors: Lexi Alexander
Writers: Marisa Tam
Enemy of the State

#4 - Enemy of the State

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 10, 2019

As their pasts continue to crash into the present, Syd and McKenna discover that an unknown player has been manipulating them all along. Meanwhile, the search for the missing diamonds continues, just as McKenna is face with a impossible choice; her brother or her future.

star 7.76
233 votes
Directors: Anton Cropper
Writers: Carol Bass, Megan McNamara
Dangerous Minds

#5 - Dangerous Minds

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 3, 2019

It's busy for our team of detectives as they continue to investigate the case of the missing diamonds, and the task force executes a major drug bust. With the treat of Knox looming, both Syd and McKenna must confront some of their deepest secrets yet.

star 7.73
244 votes
Directors: Nathan Hope
Writers: Pam Veasey
Déjà Vu

#6 - Déjà Vu

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 20, 2019

Time is up – Syd and McKenna need to get Knox’s fentanyl into police custody while leaving no trace of their own involvement. But can they pull it off when McKenna is distracted by Izzy’s strange behavior and a ghost from Syd’s past returns to haunt her?

star 7.72
329 votes
Directors: Antonio Negret
Writers: Andrea Thornton
Book of Secrets

#7 - Book of Secrets

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 27, 2019

Syd and McKenna’s personal hunt for Gabriel Knox ramps up as they let the Bens in on their search for the elusive Arlo. Meanwhile, a conflicted Syd must deal with a family crisis, while McKenna is left with a difficult choice between her past and her future.

star 7.69
271 votes
Directors: Anton Cropper
Writers: Brandon Margolis, Brandon Sonnier
… My Lovely

#8 - … My Lovely

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 27, 2019

With Dante back in her life, it’s impossible for McKenna to keep hiding the truth about her mother’s death from Syd. At the same time, Syd is in a mess of her own as Arlo plots against those she loves. As if this isn’t enough on Syd and McKenna’s plate, our team continues its hunt for answers in the murder of the trans woman and her fiancé.

star 7.67
284 votes
Directors: Janice Cooke
Writers: Diana Mendez
Dead Men Tell No Tales

#9 - Dead Men Tell No Tales

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 3, 2019

McKenna is forced to come clean about her past to her husband, and both she and Syd attempt to convince him to bend the rule of law to save a life. In the meantime, our team find themselves trailing a group of thieves who managed to steal million of dollars' worth of untraceable diamonds.

star 7.66
255 votes
Directors: Anton Cropper
Writers: John Dove
Farewell…

#10 - Farewell…

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 20, 2019

Our LAPD team works to solve the mystery behind the brutal death of a trans woman, while Syd and McKenna are tangled up in their own personal complications. As the hunt for Knox intensifies, Syd is forced to face her traumatic and complicated past head-on when an old flame is transferred to the LAPD. Meanwhile, McKenna helps Izzy process the grief from her mother’s fatal car accident.

star 7.60
294 votes
Directors: Eagle Egilsson
Writers: Jai Tiggett
Con Air

#11 - Con Air

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 13, 2019

A body abruptly plummets onto a busy street, seemingly falling straight out of the sky, and our team is left to piece together the clues. Meanwhile, Syd and McKenna realize they need to trust each other if they want to escape the ghosts of their past.

star 7.59
342 votes
Directors: Mark Tonderai
Writers: Brandon Margolis, Brandon Sonnier
Defiance

#12 - Defiance

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 13, 2019

Tracking down a serial killer who lures his victims into isolated areas before killing them live on social media; Syd has a dangerous secret that clashes with McKenna's complicated past.

star 7.57
374 votes
Directors: Anton Cropper
Writers: John Dove, Pam Veasey
Pilot

#13 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 13, 2019

When a boy is targeted by a powerful cartel, two detectives with complex pasts race the clock to keep him safe, but when Syd's personal quest for justice threatens their efforts, the pair must decide whom they really serve and protect.

star 7.35
505 votes
Directors: Anton Cropper
Writers: Brandon Margolis, Brandon Sonnier