The BEST episodes of Motive
Every episode of Motive ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Motive!
A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers.
#2 - Bad Blonde
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/10/2014
When the Homicide team investigates a blood-soaked crime scene, the pressure is on to find a missing and badly injured bartender. Sergeant Cross joins Detective Flynn on the case, which gives her a twinge of guilt for leaving her trusted partner Vega out of the action.
#6 - Pitfall
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/17/2014
Flynn and Vega are pulled away from Vega’s fathers wedding to investigate a skydiving jump gone wrong. While working the case, Angie makes an effort to regain Vega’s trust by sharing a sensitive file that contains information on Sgt. Cross.
#8 - Ruthless
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/9/2013
Flynn and Vega investigate the murder of an executive assistant and discover an unexpected link between the killer and the victim that threatens to expose a deadly secret.
#14 - Dead End
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/3/2014
Flynn and Vega must solve a case involving the death of a promising high school senior. Angie takes an aggressive approach to the case that Vega doesn't agree with. Meanwhile, Detective Lucas and Officer Sung's relationship starts to get personal.
#15 - The One Who Got Away
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/16/2013
The first season ends with Angie's son Manny preparing to leave for college. Meanwhile, an investigation into the murder of a teenage boy is linked to a past homicide that sparked Angie's interest in police work.
#16 - Overboard
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/20/2014
A stunning socialite drowns after a celebration aboard her wealthy husband’s new yacht. Detectives Angie Flynn and Oscar Vega learn about the victim and her secret lover, but things soon become more complex, leading to an unlikely killer with an unexpected motive. Throughout the investigation, Angie must deal with increasing tension surrounding her relationship with Sergeant Cross, as rumours about their past spread throughout the team.
#24 - Undertow
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/28/2013
Flynn and Vega investigate the murder of a young man who was found beaten and suffocated. Clues indicate that the victim was involved with an engaged woman, and suspicion initially falls on the woman's father.