The BEST episodes of Nightwatch

Every episode of Nightwatch ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Nightwatch!

Follow the men and women who keep the citizens of New Orleans safe during the night. Ride along with the police officers, the firefighters, and the paramedics as they tackle the evils of the night.

Last Updated: 2/6/2023Network:A&E
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The Great Unknown
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8.61
23 votes

#1 - The Great Unknown

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/8/2021

The unexpected reigns in the city of New Orleans as EMS responders answer calls about a child shooting, a multiple-vehicle car accident, a reported suicide attempt, and a veteran struggling with a drug overdose.

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Saturday Night Fever Dream
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8.50
2 votes

#2 - Saturday Night Fever Dream

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/28/2022

Saturday night fever grips New Orleans as the EMTs respond to a gruesome stabbing, an assault with a beer bottle, a car accident involving an infant, and a combative patient who tries biting the hands that treat him.

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Night Lessons
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8.33
24 votes

#3 - Night Lessons

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/1/2021

EMS responders face an unpredictable night of crises including a violent facial attack, a high school football injury, and a heroin addict's emotional vow to get clean.

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Heart and Soul
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8.32
22 votes

#4 - Heart and Soul

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/20/2021

An EMS captain juggles the challenges and rewards of being a wife and mother of twins with the never-ending drama of the job, as the night shift includes a bloody car accident, a major apartment fire, and multiple victims struggling to breathe.

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The Big Not-So-Easy
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8.29
14 votes

#5 - The Big Not-So-Easy

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/3/2021

The EMT team must band together to treat multiple major vehicle accidents, patients losing consciousness and facing breathing and heart ailments, and a woman who has been assaulted by her significant other.

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Have Mercy
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8.27
11 votes

#6 - Have Mercy

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/24/2022

The New Orleans EMT team treats patients suffering from a wide range of painful traumas, including a motorcycle accident victim in danger of losing a limb, multiple seizure sufferers, a young child with a breathing obstruction, and a perpetrator whose condition makes him a danger to himself--and others.

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Heroes Among Us
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8.27
134 votes

#7 - Heroes Among Us

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/29/2016

Not all tragedies are created equal and tonight, when the men and women of New Orleans get word that one of their own has been seriously injured, they all reflect on the risks they take. Other calls during the night mirror that reality. A small party was thrown into chaos by armed intruders and a bar fight ended with a good samaritan getting seriously wounded trying to break up the fight.

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A Light in the Darkness
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8.18
22 votes

#8 - A Light in the Darkness

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/15/2021

With Covid-19 raging across the city, the New Orleans EMS responders face a series of crises that include a vehicle rollover from a police pursuit, a victim with close-range gunshot wounds, and a race to save a woman in respiratory distress.

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Katrina
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8.17
102 votes

#9 - Katrina

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/4/2016

On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina everyone in New Orleans and on the Nightwatch recall their experiences with the storm and reflect upon the significance it still holds in their lives. Amid the remembrances, the city still needs its first responders. Over the course of a busy run of calls for EMT's, the police SWAT team looks to execute a high risk raid. The people on Nightwatch will do anything to protect their city.

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United We Stand
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8.16
81 votes

#10 - United We Stand

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/17/2015

On the Fourth of July in New Orleans, the heat seems to trigger havoc in the streets. Holly, Nick and Keeley arrive at a bloody scene where a woman could lose her arm after a bar fight. Then at the scene of a car accident, a first responder is assaulted while trying to tend to the victims. As fireworks explode across the city, police officers Randy and Devin catch a teenage bike thief and offer some tough love to get his life back on track.

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We Give Thanks
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8.11
124 votes

#11 - We Give Thanks

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/22/2016

Every night, the members of the Nightwatch are reminded in new ways to be thankful for what they have. Titus and Dan resuscitate an overdosing drug user just before all hope is lost. Brooke and Landon tend to a young girl with congenial heart failure. Later, a team of firefighters contain a fire before it can wreck havoc. Things get a little bit lighter when Titus and Dan learn that a familiar patient is also a secret admirer of Holly.

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Thin Blue Line
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8.11
101 votes

#12 - Thin Blue Line

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/20/2017

Like the saying goes, "If you stay ready, you never have to get ready" and that is a code Tampa's first responders live by. Robb and Bethany rush to the scene where a man was shot by police. Meanwhile, Tony and Dave have to think quickly to treat a stabbing victim. Later Stokes and Mayville rush to put out a grocery store fire.

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Teenage Wasteland
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8.10
115 votes

#13 - Teenage Wasteland

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/6/2017

Chaos erupts when shots are fired and a teenager is wounded while Will and Dimitri are on patrol at a high school football game. Meanwhile, Mayville and Stokes are on the scene when multiple bomb threats are made in Ybor City. Later, the ROC Squad are on the move when they chase down a teenager on a joyride with his parents' car.

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Saints and Sinners
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8.08
75 votes

#14 - Saints and Sinners

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/28/2016

Like any dad, Titus wants the best for his son. As an EMT he sees just how dire life can get. From drug addicts desperate to kick their problems, to assault victims, to a teenager who drove his car into a tree, nights in New Orleans reveal the struggles of life in this city. Police officers continue to work tirelessly to get guns off the street which makes the city a safer place to live.

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Heartbeat of the City
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8.07
29 votes

#15 - Heartbeat of the City

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/22/2021

EMS first responders keep their cool and maintain their spirits as they face a series of challenges across New Orleans, including a shooting and stabbing victim and a woman whose slot machine experience takes a bizarre turn.

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Keep Calm and Carry On
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8.06
17 votes

#16 - Keep Calm and Carry On

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/10/2021

An EMT juggles the joys of family with the pressures of the night shift; a gunshot victim; a motorcyclist hit by a car; a man in custody; a Vietnam veteran with a grisly finger injury.

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Brotherhood
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8.03
98 votes

#17 - Brotherhood

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/26/2017

As anyone in New Orleans could tell you, when times are tough, family and friends are more important than anything in the world. Those bonds shine when the brother of a paramedic gets sucker punched and a pair of best friends are both in an accident. After one of the newer members of the Nightwatch comforts a suicidal patient, he reflects on the bonds he's forged in his first year in New Orleans.

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The End is Just the Beginning
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8.00
97 votes

#18 - The End is Just the Beginning

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/2/2017

Each and every call on the Nightwatch can go in one of two directions. But, when calls come from every direction, the New Orleans EMTs rely on skill, experience and luck to save their patients. From gunshot victims to seizures or a moped rider playing Pokemon Go, they see everything on one more busy night before they can celebrate the end of the summer.

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The Fire Within
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8.00
23 votes

#19 - The Fire Within

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/13/2021

First responders bring a combination of professionalism and passion for the job as they encounter a gunshot victim, a drug overdose, a reported strangulation, a seizure and a house party threatening to spin out of control.

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Cold Hands, Warm Hearts
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8.00
17 votes

#20 - Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/27/2021

New Orleans first responders battle freezing temperatures as they treat a driver trapped after a serious car accident, a man hit by a streetcar, a delirious patient who doesn't want to part with his dog, and a woman with a surprisingly poignant backstory.

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Mardi Gras
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7.99
115 votes

#21 - Mardi Gras

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/5/2015

It's the week of Mardi Gras and it's the busiest time of the year for our first responders. Working the parade route comes with its own challenges and unique cases. Keeley treats man who impaled his hand on a fence. Meanwhile, Titus and Dan have to navigate a flood of people to treat a man stabbed in the face. But most of the drama happens off the parade route. Titus and Dan race to save an 18 year old shot in the head through and through. Randy & his partner Devin, search for suspects in an armed robbery, which leads to a high speed chase.

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New Beginnings
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7.98
142 votes

#22 - New Beginnings

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/1/2016

The team celebrates the opening of its new headquarters after 10 years of working out of trailers. Titus has received his paramedic license and his long time partner, Dan, must adjust to their new shared roles in a variety of calls. New to the team, Arcady and Ted, get to know each other's styles in their first shifts together.

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Dumb Luck
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7.96
118 votes

#23 - Dumb Luck

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/2/2017

Mark and Austin find themselves conflicted when a man stabbed multiple times angrily refuses treatment. Jerry and Chase are involved in a car chase that results in a foot chase when an armed suspect bails from the vehicle into a parking lot.

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105 and Rising
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7.95
119 votes

#24 - 105 and Rising

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/12/2017

On a hot and humid New Orleans night, there's no escaping the temperatures as tempers rise and violence swells. The police chase two armed carjacking suspects, while Keeley tends to an injured young family in a car accident. Titus and Dan answer a call from a woman who was formerly a Playboy bunny.

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Dreams and Nightmares
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7.94
103 votes

#25 - Dreams and Nightmares

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/21/2016

The best people on the job never stop looking for ways to do more better. For police officer Justin, the objective is joining the SWAT team and he takes a big step by leading a raid with the SWAT officers. Meanwhile, the first responders deal with a rash of scary calls, a man suffers from amnesia after getting hit by a car and a woman who fell off a roof. And after a man survives a suicide attempt, Arkady forges a bond with him by sharing the story of her mother's own suicide.

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