The BEST Episodes of Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 18, 2021

Network: NBC

Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for profiling, finds herself hot on the killer's trail, Rhyme finds a partner for this new game of cat and mouse.

Mano a Mano

#1 - Mano a Mano

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 13, 2020

Lincoln is forced to save his son Camden by putting himself at risk and confronting The Bone Collector in a deadly face-off, mano a mano.

star 7.78
385 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Jon Cowan, Lauren Greer
Open Warfare

#2 - Open Warfare

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 13, 2020

The Bone Collector's name and face are all over the news. Staying one step ahead of the team, The Bone Collector puts his ultimate revenge plan into action by targeting those closest to Lincoln, including Amelia.

star 7.75
452 votes
Directors: Steve Shill
Writers: James Perry, Justin Boyd
Game On

#3 - Game On

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 14, 2020

The Bone Collector challenges Lincoln, Amelia and the team with a trifecta of victims across the city. As the team races to solve the clue trails before it's too late, Lincoln must come to terms with the Bone Collector's real target: his own ego.

star 7.66
532 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Lauren Greer
Original Sin

#4 - Original Sin

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 6, 2020

When a politician's teenage daughter is kidnapped for ransom, Lincoln, Amelia and the team race against time to rescue her before the unthinkable happens. The team makes a startling discovery: the Bone Collector's true identity.

star 7.65
499 votes
Directors: Jon Amiel
Writers: John-Paul Nickel
Russian Roulette

#5 - Russian Roulette

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 31, 2020

When a young woman from an insular Russian community who witnesses a murder comes to Lincoln and Amelia for help, the case takes a shocking turn when the mysterious murder is linked to a cold case - the tragic disappearance of a teenage girl. Meanwhile, the Bone Collector's 'secret' is discovered.

star 7.65
580 votes
Directors: Jono Oliver
Writers: Moira Kirland

#6 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 10, 2020

Three years after the Bone Collector ended his career, Detective Lincoln Rhyme teams with NYPD officer Amelia Sachs to investigate a series of murders that suggest the killer's return and an unlikely team is born.

star 7.63
756 votes
Directors: Seth Gordon
Writers: Mark Bianculli, VJ Boyd

#7 - Requiem

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 28, 2020

Lincoln, Amelia and the team are tasked with tracking down an anonymous bomber who's targeting a string of buildings all across Manhattan. The marriage between the Bone Collector and his wife, Danielle, reaches a terrifying crossroads.

star 7.62
491 votes
Directors: Brad Anderson
Writers: VJ Boyd
What Lies Beneath

#8 - What Lies Beneath

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 7, 2020

A bizarre murder at a university research site thrusts Amelia and Kate into the world of post-mortem forensics. Lincoln explores new possibilities with the help of Sellitto's friend.

star 7.59
555 votes
Directors: Ruba Nadda
Writers: Jeff Richard
God Complex

#9 - God Complex

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

Lincoln and Amelia join forces to find a killer inspired by Greek mythology who is live-streaming murders. The Bone Collector prepares a terrifying gift to celebrate Lincoln's return to work with his new partner.

star 7.59
645 votes
Directors: Melanie Mayron
Writers: Barry O'Brien, Jon Cowan
'Til Death Do Us Part

#10 - 'Til Death Do Us Part

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 21, 2020

Lincoln and the team hunt a serial killer who stages perfect murders by brilliantly framing suspects in what appear to be open-and-shut cases. The hunt hits home when one of Lincoln's closest friends is accused.

star 7.59
493 votes
Directors: Lisa Demaine
Writers: Amy Lambert