The BEST Episodes of Medium
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 12, 2020
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 - The One Behind the Wheel
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 14, 2007
Waking up from a dream that allows a mysterious woman calling herself Sandra to take possession of her body, Allison is freaked out and sneaks out of the house. Joe seeks Scanlon's help when her new identity refuses to leave her body.
#2 - Time Out of Mind
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 3, 2005
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.
#3 - Whatever Possessed You
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 28, 2007
Devalos is investigating the death of one of his close friends and gets help from Allison, who's been having disturbing dreams about a young woman who appears to be possessed. Meanwhile, Joe talks with his boss to see if he can lead the company's next big project.
#4 - Burn Baby Burn (2)
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 17, 2008
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.
#5 - Bring Me the Head of Oswaldo Castillo (1)
Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired Jun 1, 2009
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.
#6 - Joe Day Afternoon
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 4, 2007
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 - Four Dreams (2)
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 15, 2006
Allison and Bridgette continue having the same odd dreams as Allison comes closer to figuring out what the dreams mean and how they relate to a series of shootings/killings. Clay still won't leave Allison's house, but his purpose eventually becomes clear and Allison's opinion of him changes. Meanwhile, Devalos' health is evaluated after a rush hospital visit and Scanlon's relationship with the mayor's liaison Lynn takes a turn for the worst.
#8 - Wicked Game (1)
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 24, 2008
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.
#9 - Apocalypse, Push
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 7, 2007
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.
#10 - Coded
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 28, 2005
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.
#11 - Aftertaste
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 3, 2008
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.
#12 - Mother's Little Helper
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 3, 2007
Allison and Ariel are starting to have dreams about a crime. They are dreaming about it from different perspectives, which reveals two suspects.
#13 - Everything Comes To A Head
Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 16, 2007
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.
#14 - But for the Grace of God
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 14, 2008
Allison tries to help investigator Cynthia Keener find a missing teenage girl. Meanwhile, Ariel dreams of Allison's high school days from the 80's after being asked out to a concert without any chaperones.
#15 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 3, 2005
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.
#16 - How to Kill a Good Guy
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 15, 2010
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.
#17 - When Push Comes to Shove (1)
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired May 23, 2005
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.
#18 - Then...and Again
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 13, 2009
Allison and Devalos are shot and Allison awakens in 2004, five years earlier and now nine months pregnant with her third child, Marie. Allison's dreams informs her about an innocent man who will be convicted of murder, and she works to clear his name.
#19 - How to Make a Killing in Big Business (2)
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired May 4, 2009
While at her new job at the Lydecker Corporation, Allison shares the dreams she's been having of the serial killer in Phoenix with Devalos and Scanlon. Her new boss finds out though, and tells her that her dreams belong to him and she must stop sharing them with others.
#20 - Better Off Dead
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 24, 2007
Allison dreams about a strange friendship between two recently murdered ghosts. When she tries to help one of the ghosts solve his murder, she is surprised when he declines her help.
#21 - Heads Will Roll
Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired May 9, 2007
The investigation of the murder of Walter Paxton's wife continues, as it is now determined that a serial killer is on the loose. While helping Devalos and Scanlon with the case, Allison discovers that her new friend Debra is the next victim. Allison goes to great lengths to protect Debra, but is shocked to find that her new friend isn't who she thought she was. Meanwhile, Joe debates being part of a lawsuit against Aerodytech, the company he's been loyal to for years.
#22 - Too Close to Call
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 14, 2005
Allison has a vision that could jeopardize D.A. Devalos' chances for re-election. Meanwhile, Joe runs into an ex-girlfriend from college.
#23 - Partners in Crime
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 14, 2008
When Joe presents his new solar power-based invention to an investment firm, he piques the interest of venture capitalist Meghan Doyle. Meanwhile, FBI profiler agent Edward Cooper claims his return to Phoenix is to track down another serial killer, but Allison's dreams tell her otherwise.
#24 - Wicked Game (2)
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 31, 2008
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.
#25 - Second Opinion
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 21, 2007
Allsion had a dream that takes place about 20 years in the future in which Marie dies of leukemia. Upon waking up Allison is determined to keep Marie safe no matter what needs to be done. Joe strongly disagrees with Allison's actions, and tries to convince her to stay rational. Meanwhile Scanlon investigates the sudden death of a close friend.