The BEST Episodes of Mr. Mercedes

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 27, 2019

Based on Stephen King’s best-selling Bill Hodges Trilogy, which includes, "Mr. Mercedes", "Finders Keepers" and "End of Watch". Season 1: Two years ago, a psychopathic killer drove a stolen Mercedes into a crowd, killing 16. The recently-retired detective who headed the unsolved case suddenly begins receiving mysterious messages containing unreleased information and decides to start his own, unofficial investigation. Season 2: A year after his thwarted attempt to perpetrate a second mass murder in the community of Bridgton, Ohio, Brady Hartsfield remains hospitalized in a vegetative state. Retired Detective Bill Hodges has done his best to move on from his Brady obsession, teaming up with Holly Gibney to open Finders Keepers, a private investigative agency. But when unexplainable occurrences begin to affect hospital staff members attending to Brady, Hodges is nagged by the feeling that Brady is somehow responsible.

Jibber-Jibber Chicken Dinner

#1 - Jibber-Jibber Chicken Dinner

Season 1 - Episode 10

When another murder victim is discovered, suspicions about Brady are confirmed. As the police prepare for another massacre, Hodges fears for the safety of those he loves.

star 8.09
1,359 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Dennis Lehane, Sophie Owens-Bender
The End of the Beginning

#2 - The End of the Beginning

Season 3 - Episode 7

Jerome discovers a connection between Alma and Rothstein. After an attempt by Morris fails, Alma pays a visit to Second Story Books. Hodges visits the Saubers family and confirms their worst fears about Pete. Lou learns her fate.

star 7.99
71 votes
Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream

#3 - Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream

Season 1 - Episode 9

Jerome and Holly tell Hodges their concerns about the Mercedes Killer. Tensions continue to escalate between Brady and Robi. As details about the investigation emerge, Hodges, Pete, and Izzy close in on their suspect.

star 7.89
1,449 votes
Directors: Kevin Hooks
Writers: Bryan Goluboff, Sophie Owens-Bender
Fell On Black Days

#4 - Fell On Black Days

Season 2 - Episode 7

Hodges and Donna look toward a new future. Jerome contemplates his place in the world. Under pressure from Cora and Vitalta, Babineau performs brain surgery on Brady. Montez and Hodges effort to get Brady transferred out of Mercy General.

star 7.88
569 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Dennis Lehane
Fade to Blue

#5 - Fade to Blue

Season 2 - Episode 10

The community reels from recent news about Brady, and the Mercedes Killer's future lands in the hands of the few people who have survived him.

star 7.88
563 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Jonathan Shapiro
No Good Deed

#6 - No Good Deed

Season 3 - Episode 1

The murder of iconic local author John Rothstein devastates Hodges. When unpublished works of Rothstein's are suspected to be stolen from his home, Hodges launches an investigation.

star 7.82
358 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: David E. Kelley
Love Lost

#7 - Love Lost

Season 3 - Episode 3

Holly visits Lou ahead of her psych evaluation. Jerome accesses Rothstein's records and uncovers an unexpected connection to Ida. Hodges and Montez look into the death of Stan McNair. Morris and Alma are caught in the act.

star 7.81
272 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Jonathan Shapiro
Nobody Puts Brady in a Crestmore

#8 - Nobody Puts Brady in a Crestmore

Season 2 - Episode 8

After Hodges suffers an attack, Ida, Holly, and Jerome rally around him, but Donna is reminded of her deepest fears. As support of Babineau's treatment methods dwindle, Babineau goes over Montez's head.

star 7.79
569 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Dennis Lehane, Mike Batistick, Samantha Stratton
Great Balls of Fire

#9 - Great Balls of Fire

Season 3 - Episode 5

Lou's trial continues in earnest. Bill is called as a hostile witness for the prosecution and complicates matters. Holly and Finkelstein draw closer together whilst Morris closes in on Peter. Alma destroys her incriminating evidence. Both Lou and Bill converse with their respective personal ghosts.

star 7.78
260 votes
Directors: Laura Innes
Writers: David E. Kelley , Jonathan Shapiro
Willow Lake

#10 - Willow Lake

Season 1 - Episode 7

As Hodges helps Janey through a difficult time, their connection deepens. Realizing he still needs their help, Hodges brings Jerome and Holly back into the investigation. Deborah confronts Brady with her concerns.

star 7.77
1,515 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Dennis Lehane
From the Ashes

#11 - From the Ashes

Season 1 - Episode 8

A critical error puts Brady in the center of a crisis of his own making. Holly and Jerome make a pivotal discovery. After a tragedy sends Hodges reeling, he goes to visit his daughter, Allie.

star 7.74
1,415 votes
Directors: Laura Innes
Writers: Sophie Owens-Bender
Trial and Terror

#12 - Trial and Terror

Season 3 - Episode 4

Alma and Morris zero in on a suspect. Jerome continues to make strides in the Rothstein case. Hodges shares his guilt over Lou's current situation with Ida. Lou's trial officially begins, and she has some suggestions for Finkelstein.

star 7.73
264 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro
Bad to Worse

#13 - Bad to Worse

Season 3 - Episode 6

Alma gives Pete a scare and instructs Morris to do the same.Pete revisits the local bookstore. Hodges and Jerome fear for Holly ahead of her taking the stand.Finkelstein tells Lou that she must silence Brady. Holly and Lou deliver powerful testimony.

star 7.70
190 votes
Madness

#14 - Madness

Season 3 - Episode 2

As she is evaluated for mental competency, Lou continues to be haunted by Brady. Morris and Alma hatch a plan to recover their spoils.

star 7.69
327 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro
Ándale

#15 - Ándale

Season 2 - Episode 5

Eager to prosecute Brady, Montez turns up the heat on Dr. Babineau. Holly feels betrayed when Hodges' meddling threatens the future of Finders Keepers. When violence hits close to home, Montez seeks help from Hodges.

star 7.68
601 votes
Directors: Peter Weller
Writers: Alexis Deane, Sophie Owens-Bender
Proximity

#16 - Proximity

Season 2 - Episode 6

A visit from Lou elicits an unprecedented response from Brady, and Dr. Babineau pushes him to communicate. Holly begins to come around to Hodges' thinking about Brady. Armed with new intel, Hodges reaches out to Babineau and Cora

star 7.67
577 votes
Directors: Laura Innes
Writers: Alexis Deane, Bryan Goluboff
Walk Like a Man

#17 - Walk Like a Man

Season 2 - Episode 9

Babineau divulges the details of Brady's treatment, confirming Hodges' worst fears. As news about Brady spreads, Hodges faces intense scrutiny, and Babineau and Cora find themselves in jeopardy.

star 7.66
549 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: David E. Kelley, Dennis Lehane
The Suicide Hour

#18 - The Suicide Hour

Season 1 - Episode 5

The cat and mouse game between Hodges and Brady escalates. Hodges has an upsetting conversation with Janey's mother. Deborah's drinking almost causes an accident at the Hartsfield home.

star 7.63
1,629 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Bryan Goluboff, Sophie Owens-Bender
Gods Who Fall

#19 - Gods Who Fall

Season 1 - Episode 4

Ida is hurt as Hodges and Janey's relationship intensifies. Lou is disturbed by an interaction with a customer. Deborah takes Brady to the cemetery and the two reflect on their difficult past.

star 7.63
1,750 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Dennis Lehane
On Your Mark

#20 - On Your Mark

Season 1 - Episode 2

As Hodges struggles to maintain his sanity, both Pete and Ida take notice. Deborah worries about Brady, who gives her a window into his latest work. Hodges connects with Olivia Trelawney's sister Janey, who hires him as a private detective.

star 7.62
2,034 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: David E. Kelley
Pilot

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

Two years after retiring, former homicide detective Bill Hodges is still haunted by his last case. When the demented culprit begins to torment Hodges, he embarks on a crusade to bring the killer to justice.

star 7.59
2,382 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: David E. Kelley
Motherboard

#22 - Motherboard

Season 2 - Episode 4

Hodges is rattled by the death of a hospital staff member. Jerome offers help in Hodges's quest to uncover the truth. Brady works to master the limitations of his newfound ability. Already struggling to cope, Lou suffers additional setbacks.

star 7.57
631 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Samantha Stratton
Cloudy, with a Chance of Mayhem

#23 - Cloudy, with a Chance of Mayhem

Season 1 - Episode 3

Hodges and Janey dig deeper into the circumstances surrounding Olivia's death. Hodges uses Debbie's Blue Umbrella to turns the tables on Brady. Jerome's father intervenes in his relationship with Hodges.

star 7.56
1,827 votes
Directors: John Coles
Writers: A. M. Homes
You Can Go Home Now

#24 - You Can Go Home Now

Season 2 - Episode 3

Brady welcomes a visitor from his past. Sensing Holly's growing frustration, Hodges includes her in his unofficial investigation. Cora continues to apply pressure to Babineau.

star 7.53
643 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Mike Batistick
People in the Rain

#25 - People in the Rain

Season 1 - Episode 6

Hodges struggles with the past as it concerns his daughter, Allie. As Deb attempts to make a change for the better, Brady interferes. Robi continues pressuring Brady to impress their bosses. Hodges connects with Janey's niece, Holly.

star 7.52
1,536 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Dennis Lehane