The BEST Episodes of Millennium

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 14, 2022

Network: FOX

Frank has a special ability to see into the minds of serial killers. Working for a mysterious organization called the Millennium Group, who take a special interest in serial killers and the millennial end of the world prophecy. During the first season, Frank lives with his wife Catherine and daughter Jordan in Seattle. The show focuses on Frank's work as a profiler. The first season focuses most of Franks' time trying to solve serial murder cases. During the second season, the show primarily on Frank's relationship with the Millennium Group. After separating from his wife after a violent rescue of her from a stalker. Frank learns that the Millennium Group is a secret society that believes that the world is coming to an end. During this season, Frank spends much of his time working with Millennium Group member Peter Watts and fellow investigator Laura Means. After the death of his wife at the end of the second season, Frank severs all connection with the Millennium Group and returns to work with the FBI. With the help of special agent Emma Hollis, he begins to investiagate the Millennium Group itself.

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Bardo Thodol

#1 - Bardo Thodol

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 23, 1999

Emma and Frank investigate the mysterious biological research conducted by a former Millennium Group member who is dying from a mysterious disease.

star 8.17
81 votes
Writers: Chip Johannessen, Virginia Stock
Skull and Bones

#2 - Skull and Bones

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 6, 1998

Frank and Emma investigate a mass grave that may have links to the Millennium Group.

star 8.16
91 votes
Directors: Paul Shapiro
Writers: Chip Johannessen, Ken Horton
Exegesis (2)

#3 - Exegesis (2)

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 9, 1998

Frank and Emma investigate a family of identical women who are apparently being killed off.

star 8.15
95 votes
Directors: Ralph Hemecker
Writers: Chip Johannessen

#4 - Covenant

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 21, 1997

A man confesses to murdering his family, but Frank doesn't believe him.

star 8.14
139 votes
Directors: Rod Pridy
Writers: Robert Moresco
The Hand of Saint Sebastian

#5 - The Hand of Saint Sebastian

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 14, 1997

Frank and Peter go to Germany in search of a holy relic that may unlock the secrets of the Millennium Group.

star 8.14
107 votes
Writers: Glen Morgan, James Wong
Seven and One

#6 - Seven and One

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 30, 1999

Frank receives a series of Polaroid photographs showing the face of a drowning victim. The face is his own.

star 8.14
85 votes
Directors: Peter Markle
Writers: Chris Carter, Frank Spotnitz

#7 - Luminary

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 23, 1998

Against orders from the Millennium Group Frank searches for a missing boy in Alaska.

star 8.13
105 votes
Writers: Chip Johannessen
The Fourth Horseman (1)

#8 - The Fourth Horseman (1)

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 8, 1998

Frank and Peter are exposed to a dangerous disease and Lara disappears under mysterious circumstances.

star 8.12
101 votes
Directors: Dwight Little
Writers: Glen Morgan, James Wong
The Mikado

#9 - The Mikado

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 6, 1998

Frank and Peter investigate a murder committed live on the internet. Clues lead Frank to the past and a serial killer called Avatar.

star 8.09
107 votes
Directors: Rod Pridy
Writers: Michael R. Perry
A Room with No View

#10 - A Room with No View

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 24, 1998

Frank feels that Bletcher's murderer is responsible for the kidnapping of a boy.

star 8.08
101 votes
Writers: Ken Horton
Sense and Antisense

#11 - Sense and Antisense

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 3, 1997

Frank helps in a manhunt for a person who is infected with a terrifying deadly disease

star 8.06
111 votes
Writers: Chip Johannessen
The Innocents (1)

#12 - The Innocents (1)

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 2, 1998

The Marburg virus has apparently run its course. Several months after the death of his wife and a nervous breakdown, Frank rejoins the FBI and investigates a plane crash with a new partner.

star 8.01
105 votes
Writers: Michael Duggan
The Thin White Line

#13 - The Thin White Line

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 14, 1997

When Frank links two seemingly unrelated murders he finds that a killer seems to be committing murders in the exact style of serial killer Richard Hance, whom Frank put behind bars twenty years ago. The case warrants Frank's attention, and he is forced to his personal demons before he can help Bletcher track down the copycat killer...

star 8.01
143 votes
Writers: Glen Morgan, James Wong
Collateral Damage

#14 - Collateral Damage

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 22, 1999

Peter's daughter is kidnapped by a Gulf War veteran who hopes to force the Millennium Group into admitting their crimes. Frank and Emma attempt to help, but Peter seems determined not to betray the secrets of the Group.

star 7.99
89 votes
Writers: Michael R. Perry
The Judge

#15 - The Judge

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 15, 1996

When Annie Tisman opens a parcel containing a human tongue, Bob Bletcher asks Frank Black for help. This is the fourth package within the last four years containing fingers or other members cut from living victims - but no bodies were ever found. When Cheryl Andrews, expert pathologist of the Millennium Group, checks the tongue she discovers that it has been removed postmortem - the killer has changed his MO. When Bardale, a career criminal, is released from prison, a man who introduces himself as the Judge makes him an offer - to carry out his verdicts in exchange for immunity. His first job: to kill his predecessor, a man named Carl Nearman who botched the last job, the killing of former police officer Jonathan Mellen. Mellen's body is discovered in the woods. When Frank visits the morgue, Carl Nearman's body is on the table. In a vision he sees a connection between Mellen and Nearman. When Catherine tells him that Annie Tisman's husband died twelve years ago in prison where h

star 7.97
286 votes
Directors: Randy Zisk
Writers: Ted Mann
Lamentation (1)

#16 - Lamentation (1)

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 18, 1997

Frank investigates the disappearance of a former nemesis, Dr. Ephraim Fabricant, and learns that his family may be the target of a murderer.

star 7.96
142 votes
Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Writers: Chris Carter
Beware of the Dog

#17 - Beware of the Dog

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 26, 1997

A pack of horrible vicious dogs plague a small town and Frank learns more about the motives of the Millennium Group from a mysterious old man.

star 7.96
119 votes
Directors: Allen Coulter
Writers: Glen Morgan, James Wong

#18 - Omerta

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 18, 1998

On Christmas, Frank and Jordan go one vacation in Vermont. Unexpectedly, they get involved with a supposedly dead Mafia hit man who appears to be living in the woods with a number of mysterious women.

star 7.94
85 votes
Directors: Paul Shapiro
Writers: Michael R. Perry
Powers, Principalities, Thrones and Dominions (2)

#19 - Powers, Principalities, Thrones and Dominions (2)

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 25, 1997

Frank and Peter investigate a series of Satanic murders and get caught in a battle between good and evil.

star 7.93
141 votes
Writers: Harold Rosenthal, Ted Mann (I)
Borrowed Time

#20 - Borrowed Time

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 15, 1999

Frank and Emma investigate a number of apparent drownings that occurred on dry land.

star 7.88
84 votes
Directors: Dwight Little
Writers: Chip Johannessen

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 25, 1996

After ten years as an FBI profiler, Frank Black relocates from Washington to his hometown Seattle with his wife, Catherine, and their daughter, Jordan. However, a series of sexual homicides coaxes him from retirement. He offers his support to Lt. Bob Bletcher, a former colleague with Seattle's Homicide Unit, and is in turn offered the resources of the mysterious Millennium Group, a corps of former law enforcement officers. Blessed - or afflicted - with an uncanny ability enabling him to see the world through the killer's eyes, Frank must pursue the murderer through Seattle's underground scene and stop his killing spree.

star 7.88
532 votes
Directors: David Nutter
Writers: Chris Carter

#22 - Monster

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 1997

Frank and a new associate Lara Means investigate possible child abuse at a small town's day care center.

star 7.87
106 votes
Directors: Perry Lang
Writers: Glen Morgan, James Wong
Loin Like a Hunting Flame

#23 - Loin Like a Hunting Flame

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 31, 1997

A pharmacist drugs unsuspecting couples and forces them to enact his sexual fantasies that he cannot carry out with his wife. Will Frank and the Millennium Group be able to end these crimes before he can strike again?

star 7.85
211 votes
Directors: David Nutter
Writers: Ted Mann

#24 - Nostalgia

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired May 7, 1999

Frank and Emma investigate a murder in a small town where Emma spent part of her youth.

star 7.85
85 votes
Writers: Michael R. Perry
Dead Letters

#25 - Dead Letters

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 8, 1996

Against the initial resistance of the Group, Frank travels to Portland, Oregon, to investigate a murder at an animal shelter. He meets with Jim Horn, a profiler and candidate for the Millennium Group. But Horn is distracted by his imminent divorce, and there is tension between him and Frank. When the killer strikes again, Horn is losing control, and Frank not only has to catch the killer who leaves grisly messages on his victims, but he has to contend with Horn as well who is more than ready to stop the murderer with terminal prejudice.

star 7.83
302 votes
Writers: Glen Morgan, James Wong