The Best Episodes of Medium
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2019
A chilling drama series inspired by the real-life story of research medium Allison Dubois. Allison, a strong-willed young mother of three, a devoted wife and law student begins to suspect that she can talk to dead people, see the future in her dreams and read people's thoughts. Fearing for her mental health, she turns for support to her husband, Joe, an aerospace engineer, who slowly comes to believe that what his wife is telling him just might be true. The real challenge is convincing her boss – and the other doubters in the criminal justice system -- that her psychic abilities can give them the upper hand.
#1 - Bring Me the Head of Oswaldo Castillo (1)
Season 5 - Episode 19
Allison finds out she has a brain tumor and must get surgery to get rid of it, but then has a dream that the surgery will take away her dreams after dreaming that Castillo is going to kill Joe and the girls.
#3 - Wicked Game (2)
Season 4 - Episode 10
A shocking and brutal conclusion awaits Allison and Cynthia as they delve into the decade-old case of the kidnapping and murder of Cynthia's daughter. Meanwhile, Joe tries to get funding for a new invention and Bridgette predicts good fortunes for her dad.
#4 - In Sickness and Adultery
Season 1 - Episode 5
Allison seeks Catherine's (the psychic she talked to in "Pilot") help after learning that Joe has scheduled a biopsy exam. The psychic gives her a strange message that later comes back to haunt Allison. A case about the homicide of a police officer takes a shocking turn when Allison dreams where the murder weapon is located and is then called to the stand to testify how she obtained the information. Meanwhile, Allison fears that Joe is having an affair when he repeatedly comes home late from work.
#5 - Time Out of Mind
Season 2 - Episode 3
Allison dreams that she's a woman who's been committed to a mental institution in 1959. After viewing taped sessions from the clinic, Allison discovers that the woman from her dream had made claims of being Allison DuBois, living in 2005.
#6 - Joe Day Afternoon
Season 3 - Episode 17
Time is of the essence when a disgruntled worker with nothing to lose takes Joe and three others hostage. Allison and Ariel are plagued by an overwhelming feeling of dread, as police mobilize to bring the hostage situation to an end.
#7 - A Couple of Choices
Season 1 - Episode 3
Allison has a dream of a husband and wife committing a murder/suicide. D.A. Devalos introduces her to a friend of his, Detective Lee Scanlon, who's sister and brother in-law's deaths were also ruled a murder/suicide, and sees a connection. After learning about Allison's methods of investigation, Scanlon decides he doesn't want her help.
#8 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
Joe tries to prove that Allison's dreams are stress related by sending descriptions of them to law enforcement agencies. However, when one of her dreams matches a homicide in Texas, his attempt is thwarted.
#9 - When Push Comes to Shove (2)
Season 2 - Episode 1
While Capt. Push lingers between life and death, Allison struggles to decipher confusing messages from the other side in an attempt to stop a serial killer before he claims his next victim.
#10 - Aftertaste
Season 4 - Episode 6
Devalos tries to reclaim the D.A.'s office. Allison's support of Devalos is tested when she has visions of Senator Jed Garrity, Devalos' strongest political supporter, involved in a horrible conspiracy.
#11 - Coded
Season 1 - Episode 9
Allison's daughter Ariel dreams that she is a young girl named Sarah being held captive by an ogre in a castle. While Joe agonizes over the possibility that both of his daughters have inherited their mother's psychic abilities, Allison tries to help Ariel and interpret the dream. However, Allison's advice provokes Ariel to run away from a field trip in order to follow up a clue.
#12 - Everything Comes To A Head
Season 3 - Episode 22
In the third season finale, Allison's life, along with the lives of her family, is uprooted as her psychic abilities are revealed to the public. Allison must now find a way to catch the "recapitator" serial killer on her own, as she can no longer turn to Devalos or Scanlon for help.
#13 - When Push Comes to Shove (1)
Season 1 - Episode 16
After somehow seeing Capt. Kenneth Push in a vision at a murder scene, Allison calls upon his assistance to find a serial killer. However, the only way Capt. Push can help is by literally putting his life on the line.
#14 - Jump Start
Season 1 - Episode 7
Allison investigates the supposed suicide of a girl who was dating D.A. Larry Watt's son Greg. When the girl's body is found in a ravine, new evidence is presented that implicates the defense attorney. Meanwhile, Joe is concerned about one of his colleagues after Allison has a premonition of the colleague having a heart attack.
#16 - Drowned World
Season 4 - Episode 16
In the fourth season finale, Allison tries to help a young couple who thinks their house is haunted, but her efforts result in murder. Meanwhile, Meghan Doyle tries to sell her controlling interest in Joe's invention and Joe tries to save his own stake in it. Also, the election between Devalos and Tom Van Dyke takes place.
#17 - Do You Hear What I Hear
Season 4 - Episode 4
A young deaf girl is kidnapped, causing Allison to completely lose her hearing. With Allison at a loss, Joe decides to help her and Cynthia Keener investigate the kidnapping.
#18 - How to Kill a Good Guy
Season 7 - Episode 4
While investigating a missing girl's murder, Allison experiences more friction with Scanlon after finding a possible link to his late brother. Also, Ariel deals with her siblings' reactions to her leaving for college.
#19 - Wicked Game (1)
Season 4 - Episode 9
While working to locate a missing local girl, Allison learns about secrets from Cynthia Keener's past. Meanwhile, Joe's relationship with Allison is tested after Bridgette's science class project sparks his imagination.
#23 - There Will Be Blood...Type A
Season 6 - Episode 17
Allison and her daughters dream of the same mysterious girl who may be linked to the bizarre serial murders of entire families. Joe and his boss find themselves at odds while working on a major project.
#24 - Burn Baby Burn (2)
Season 4 - Episode 8
Allison tries to find the link between Ariel's prediction of a classmate's mother's death, dreams related to her case with Cynthia, and Devalos' murder case. She also must try to keep her mother-in-law Marjorie's secret hidden from Joe.
#25 - Apocalypse, Push
Season 3 - Episode 11
Arliss Howard reprises his role as Texas Ranger Kenneth Push, who returns to Allison's life when he experiences unnerving visions about a Phoenix-based slaying. Meanwhile, Joe tells a little white lie---and suffers the consequences.