Numb3rs

The BEST episodes of Numb3rs

Every episode of Numb3rs ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Numb3rs!

We all use math every day... Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime. An FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a very different perspective.

Last Updated: 6/8/2022Network: CBS
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When Worlds Collide
star
7.82
465 votes

#1 - When Worlds Collide

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/16/2008

In the season finale, Don and Charlie work together on a case that ends up with them going head to head about their personal beliefs, and one team member will walk away forever.

Directors: John Behring
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Hydra
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7.80
765 votes

#2 - Hydra

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/23/2009

The team attempts to find the daughter of a geneticist who they suspect was kidnapped by the unstable mother. However, they become concerned about the case when they find evidence that suggests the young girl was a clone. Meanwhile, Charlie and Amita discuss having kids and Liz reveals a dark secret.

Directors: Ralph Hemecker
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Primacy
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7.80
500 votes

#3 - Primacy

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/2007

When a man is found dead, the team enters the world of alternate reality gaming. However, their investigation leads to a danger for a loved one.

Directors: Chris Hartwill
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Ultimatum
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7.79
832 votes

#4 - Ultimatum

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/13/2009

While tracking down a felon running a heroin ring inside a prison, Agent Ian Edgerton becomes a murder suspect when the informant he meets with ends up dead, sending a desperate Edgerton over the edge when he takes a member of Don's team hostage.

Directors: Dennis Smith
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Jack of All Trades
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7.74
582 votes

#5 - Jack of All Trades

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/24/2008

Don's team helps Agent Bloom, a veteran with the FBI, track down a con man who has eluded Bloom for years. Meanwhile, the final decision on Charlie's clearance is handed down, and it doesn't just affect Charlie. Don's job is on the line as well.

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Tabu
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7.73
476 votes

#6 - Tabu

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/16/2007

When a wealthy heiress is kidnapped, Don and the team race against the clock in hopes to find her. However, the motivations behind her disappearance aren't what they seem.

Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Janus List
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7.72
503 votes

#7 - The Janus List

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/18/2007

In the midst of investigating a serious bomb threat, Don and Charlie uncover a secret that could change their lives and the lives of the team forever.

Directors: John Behring
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Atomic No. 33
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7.70
442 votes

#8 - Atomic No. 33

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 5/2/2008

Don and the team must investigate a religious cult after scores of followers are poisoned.

Directors: Leslie Libman
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First Law
star
7.69
602 votes

#9 - First Law

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/6/2009

The team's number one suspect in the death of a scientist is a super computer.

Directors: Steve Boyum
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Prime Suspect
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7.69
966 votes

#10 - Prime Suspect

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/18/2005

When a five-year-old girl is kidnapped from her birthday party, Don and Terry lead the investigation, but must rely on Charlie's help because the girl's father, Ethan, is also a mathematician. Charlie realizes the kidnapper's motive when Ethan reveals he is close to solving Riemann's Hypothesis, a difficult math problem. If solved, the solution could not only earn him $1 million, but could break the code for internet security and unlock the world's biggest financial secret.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Shadow Markets
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7.68
856 votes

#11 - Shadow Markets

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/6/2009

A shrewd computer hacker cuts the ground from up under an undercover sting operation to bag a cyber crime lord. His actions trigger a turf war putting his life in peril.

Directors: Julie Hébert
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
One Hour
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7.66
525 votes

#12 - One Hour

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/23/2007

Don talks to his therapist again, and while he's gone, the team races to find an eleven year-old boy being held on a $3 million ransom, and time is running out...

Directors: J. Miller Tobin
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Checkmate
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7.65
475 votes

#13 - Checkmate

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/11/2008

Don runs into Robin Brooks during an investigation concerning informants and a chess master.

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Jacked
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7.63
431 votes

#14 - Jacked

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/16/2009

Don and his team must race to save the hostages being held on a hijacked bus.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Pilot
star
7.62
1160 votes

#15 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/23/2005

To help capture a serial rapist-turned-killer, FBI Special Agent Don Eppes recruits his genius brother Charlie, who uses a mathematical equation to identify the killer's point of origin by working back from the crime scene locations.

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Con Job
star
7.61
900 votes

#16 - Con Job

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/20/2009

Charlie and Don reluctantly enlist the help of imprisoned con man John Buckley to help them catch a crook who's using Buckley's M.O. to rob the Diamond Exchange..

Directors: Ralph Hemecker
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Old Soldiers
star
7.60
817 votes

#17 - Old Soldiers

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/4/2009

When the team foils a robbery of an armored car full of Federal Reserve money and recover bills that trace back to the infamous D.B. Cooper heist, they call on Agent Roger Bloom, who worked on the Cooper case, for help with the investigation. Henry Winkler returns as former FBI Agent Roger Bloom, and Michael Hogan, the uncle of the slain armored car driver and a key player in the investigation.

Directors: Ken Sanzel
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Power
star
7.60
413 votes

#18 - Power

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/18/2008

A bad case becomes worse when Don and the team must pursue a police officer believed to have committed unspeakable crimes.

Directors: Julie Hébert
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Pay to Play
star
7.59
465 votes

#19 - Pay to Play

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/9/2008

When a musician is murdered, Don and his team must race to find the culprits. They need Charlie's help, but he is busy with Amita's parents coming for a visit.

Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
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Charlie Don't Surf
star
7.58
498 votes

#20 - Charlie Don't Surf

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/14/2008

One of Don and Charlie's friends dies in what is deemed an accident. Not convinced, the brothers investigate further and uncover something shocking.

Directors: Emilio Estevez
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Graphic
star
7.56
435 votes

#21 - Graphic

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/23/2007

The team investigates the theft of a graphic comic book.

Directors: John Behring
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Blackout
star
7.55
546 votes

#22 - Blackout

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/3/2006

Blackouts leave Los Angeles in the dark. Don must work with his entire team to figure out if the power outages are a catastrophic accident or the sinister plot of terrorists.

Directors: Scott Lautanen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Trust Metric
star
7.54
569 votes

#23 - Trust Metric

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2007

After the events of "The Janus List," Colby escapes from custody. Don and the team go after him, but everything may not be as it seems.

Directors: Tony Scott
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Angels and Devils
star
7.54
616 votes

#24 - Angels and Devils

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/15/2009

When Amita is abducted, Don and the team’s frantic search for her leads them to the delusional head of a cult, but it is up to a distraught Charlie to discover what the suspect’s bizarre plans for her are.

Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Where Credit's Due
star
7.53
775 votes

#25 - Where Credit's Due

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/16/2009

As Larry prepares to embark on his adventure, the team must investigate a string of murders. The case takes an interesting turn when it is discovered that the murders mimic scenes from a movie that hasn't even been released yet.

Directors: Dennis Smith
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