The BEST episodes of Long Lost Family (US)

Every episode of Long Lost Family (US) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Long Lost Family (US)!

Hosts and adoptees Chris Jacobs and Lisa Joyner help reunite people with their biological families.

Last Updated: 12/9/2022Network:TLC
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That Was My One Shot
star
9.00
6 votes

#1 - That Was My One Shot

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/16/2018

Long Lost Family sees a dramatic turn of events as Chris and Lisa investigate two seemingly different cases. A chance discovery raises the tantalizing prospect that the mother and son they're helping may be looking for one another.

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28 Foster Homes
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9.00
5 votes

#2 - 28 Foster Homes

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/6/2018

Chris aids a woman's search for her father after she was shuffled through 28 foster homes; two radically different sisters, adopted into the same family, seek Lisa's help to search for their biological mother.

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Nothing Short of a Miracle
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8.50
8 votes

#3 - Nothing Short of a Miracle

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/14/2018

A Texas lawman seeks Lisa's help to tackle the investigation of his birth and adoption.

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You Think They Are Blood
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8.50
8 votes

#4 - You Think They Are Blood

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/22/2018

The recent revelation of a 49-year-old man's adoption sends Chris searching for answers to a secret his adoptive parents took to the grave; a biracial woman enlists Lisa's help to find her birth family, revealing some unfortunate tragedies.

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Am I a Secret She Had To Keep
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8.38
16 votes

#5 - Am I a Secret She Had To Keep

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/23/2017

Follow the touching stories of people who have suffered a lifetime of separation and are yearning to be reunited with their birthparents and biological families or find children they had to place for adoption long ago

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A Mysterious Disappearance
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8.33
12 votes

#6 - A Mysterious Disappearance

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/15/2018

A young woman hopes Chris can help solve the thirty-year old mystery of her younger brother's disappearance from a Miami Beach hotel. A man's search for his adopted birth mother reveals a shocking family secret

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She's Gone
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8.33
9 votes

#7 - She's Gone

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/17/2018

Two sisters searching for their birth mother, hoping Chris can uncover the mystery of why they were taken from her. Lisa helps a mother find the daughter she placed for adoption, hoping the adoptive family she chose was the right one

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A Hole In My Soul
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8.31
13 votes

#8 - A Hole In My Soul

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/29/2018

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A Baby In A Shoe Box
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8.29
14 votes

#9 - A Baby In A Shoe Box

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/8/2018

Chris tackles the mystery of why a woman was left in a box hours after being born near an Ohio gas station. A woman enlists Lisa's help to locate her biological mother; no one is prepared for what they discover, and changes the woman's life forever.

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She Just Drove Off and Never Returned
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8.25
24 votes

#10 - She Just Drove Off and Never Returned

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/6/2017

Lisa meets a woman who was left on a curb by her mother when she was just four years old; Chris uncovers stunning information for a woman searching for her family that leads to an unexpected reunion.

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My First Chapter Is Unwritten
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8.21
24 votes

#11 - My First Chapter Is Unwritten

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/13/2017

A man who always longed for a sibling stumbles upon a shocking family murder; Lisa meets a woman eager to find her biological mother, but she also finds information that changes her view of the past.

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Switched in the Hospital
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8.17
6 votes

#12 - Switched in the Hospital

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/13/2019

Lisa tackles the challenging mystery of why a woman was abandoned in a trash can as a baby; unexpected DNA results throw a woman's entire identity into question.

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We Don't Need Anything From Them Besides Love
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8.14
28 votes

#13 - We Don't Need Anything From Them Besides Love

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/25/2017

Two brothers navigate a painful past and uncover an old mystery in their quest to find the family they've always wanted; taking place live, a deaf mother hopes to hear her kids say "I love you''; a family faces the man who destroyed their lives.

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This is Your Truth
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8.13
8 votes

#14 - This is Your Truth

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/15/2018

After learning of her own adoption at a late age, Chris aids a woman determined to unlock the mystery behind her birth story; a desperate mother enlists Lisa's help to locate her first-born son, hoping to reunite him with his full-blooded siblings.

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All The Leaves Fell Off My Family Tree
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8.12
26 votes

#15 - All The Leaves Fell Off My Family Tree

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/26/2017

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One More Reason To Fight For My Life
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8.10
21 votes

#16 - One More Reason To Fight For My Life

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/12/2017

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The First And Last Time I Saw My Sister
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8.09
11 votes

#17 - The First And Last Time I Saw My Sister

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/8/2018

Chris tries to unravel a legal mystery involving a woman's sister who she last saw across a New York courtroom 30 years ago.

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Did You Have Dreams? Did You Follow Them?
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8.07
28 votes

#18 - Did You Have Dreams? Did You Follow Them?

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/19/2017

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Born Together, Stay Together
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8.06
32 votes

#19 - Born Together, Stay Together

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/5/2017

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The Letters Just Stopped Coming
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8.00
21 votes

#20 - The Letters Just Stopped Coming

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/27/2017

A young man who received letters from his birth mother longs to know the truth of the words she wrote, a man haunted by the memory of his younger brother being taken from their home seeks to reunite the family.

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There's More to Saying Sorry
star
8.00
11 votes

#21 - There's More to Saying Sorry

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/4/2017

Siblings searching for their sperm donor father have their worlds turned upside down when Lisa reveals shocking news. Chris embarks on the journey of a lifetime: to find the family of a woman abandoned as a baby on an Amish family's porch.

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She Never Came Back
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8.00
13 votes

#22 - She Never Came Back

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/15/2018

A Vietnam vet hopes Lisa can hep him make amends for the past by locating the daughter he lost custody of 40 years ago; and a woman's struggle to fit in takes a surprising turn when Chris reveals a series of stunning coincidences very close to home.

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Waiting a Lifetime
star
8.00
11 votes

#23 - Waiting a Lifetime

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/22/2018

« Previous Ep. Chris helps a SWAT team leader and former Marine tackle his toughest challenge yet, locating his birth mom. A woman enlists Lisa's help to find her brother, hoping he will bring joy to a family still mourning the tragic death of their father

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I'm the Only One Left
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8.00
8 votes

#24 - I'm the Only One Left

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/1/2019

Lisa helps a man find the answers why his adoption was part of an illegal baby-selling scheme. A breast cancer survivor found strength in letters written by her birth mother to beat cancer and has tasked Chris to locate her so she can say thank you.

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My Birth Certificate Reads "Jane Doe"
star
7.94
16 votes

#25 - My Birth Certificate Reads "Jane Doe"

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/11/2017

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