The BEST Episodes of Psych
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 14, 2019
Network: USA Network
Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a crime he solved. Now, Shawn has no choice but to use his abilities to perpetuate his cover story: psychic crime-solving powers, all the while dragging his best friend, his dad, and the police along for the ride.
#1 - The Break Up
Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 26, 2014
Shawn, Gus and Juliet handle one last case in the series finale.
#2 - Last Night Gus
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 19, 2011
A night of partying which no one remembers that turned deadly sets Shawn, Gus, Woody and Lassiter on the trail of their deeds and a way to clear their names of suspected murder. Unfortunately, they may have to depend on Shawn's "psychic" memories of the night's events.
#3 - Mr. Yin Presents...
Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 10, 2010
A serial killer targets Shawn using scenarios from classic Hitchcock films. Has Mr. Yang returned? Will everyone make it out alive?
#4 - An Evening with Mr. Yang
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 20, 2009
After eluding capture and disappearing eight years ago, the famed Yin Yang serial killer is back, and he's set his sights on Shawn.
#5 - Santabarbaratown
Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 11, 2012
A body relating to a 20-year-old case is finally found, and Shawn, Gus, and Henry revisit all the old suspects in order to solve the case
#6 - Yang 3 in 2D
Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 22, 2010
The Yin/Yang trilogy comes to a thrilling close as Shawn and Gus race to save a woman kidnapped by Yin. Only this time, they are forced to use Yang's knowledge of Yin to solve the case by allowing her to accompany them on the investigation.
#7 - Office Space
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired May 8, 2013
After Gus accidentally tampers with the crime where his boss was killed, Shawn helps him find the real murderer before Gus is arrested.
#8 - Not Even Close... Encounters
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 28, 2010
Shawn and Gus get themselves hired onto the case when an unstable lawyer claims his assistant was abducted by aliens.
#9 - We'd Like to Thank the Academy
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 8, 2010
When they solve a case without following proper protocols, Shawn and Gus are ordered by the Chief to take a crash course at the police academy in order to learn the correct way to handle cases, but the two resort back to their old ways.
#10 - Shawn Takes a Shot in the Dark
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 16, 2009
While investigating a possible crime, Shawn stumbles upon one of a pair of criminals, gets shot, and is dumped in the trunk of a car.
#11 - Extradition II: The Actual Extradition Part
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 10, 2010
Shawn and Gus return to Vancouver to visit their old nemesis Despereaux in prison at the felon's request, who then uses them to escape and pull one last job before he is extradited to the United States. Only while he is out, he is framed for the murder of a Crown Attorney and now asks the guys for help clearing his name of this most recent – and frankly unseemly – charge.
#12 - Romeo and Juliet and Juliet
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 14, 2010
When the daughter of a Chinese Triad family disappears, Shawn and Gus take on the case.
#13 - This Episode Sucks
Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 26, 2011
A body is discovered, and appears to have been killed by a vampire. Meanwhile, Lassiter becomes romantically involved with a woman whom Shawn suspects is the murderer.
#14 - One, Maybe Two, Ways Out
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 8, 2010
When a spy is framed for a crime she didn't commit, she decides to use Shawn and Gus to prove her innocence.
#15 - Dual Spires
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 1, 2010
Shawn and Gus receive a mysterious e-mail inviting them to the annual Cinnamon Festival in Dual Spires, a quirky Northern California town nearly invisible on the map. When they arrive the pair quickly find themselves embroiled in the mysterious death of local high school student Paula Merral.
#16 - Any Given Friday Night at 10PM, 9PM Central
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 30, 2009
Shawn and Gus go undercover at a professional football training camp when the foot of the team's missing kicker is discovered.
#17 - Murder?... Anyone?... Anyone?... Bueller?
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 25, 2008
Shawn and Gus attend their high school reunion. Shawn sees a body fly past a window, but on further inspection the body has vanished. When Gus assumes the worst, and Lassiter refuses to help, Shawn seeks assistance from Juliet.
#18 - Heeeeere's Lassie!
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 7, 2012
Lassiter hires Shawn and Gus to get to the bottom of strange occurrences at his new condo.
#19 - Shawn, Interrupted
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 16, 2011
After a billionaire murderer pleas insanity at his trial, Shawn and Gus go undercover at a mental hospital in order to prove that the man is, in fact, sane. While at the hospital, Shawn and Gus receive some hostility from one of the nurses.
#20 - Death is in the Air
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 17, 2010
Shawn and Gus must recover a deadly pathogen before a thief releases it into the city.
#21 - In for a Penny...
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 30, 2011
Juliet's con-man father travels to Santa Barbara to reunite with his daughter, but finds himself slipping back into his criminal past when confronted with a dream con.
#22 - Deez Nups
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 10, 2013
The gang spends the weekend at a casino resort for a wedding and crosses paths with a local crime boss whose presence jeopardizes the impending nuptials.
#23 - High Top Fade Out
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 25, 2009
Shawn and Gus investigate the death of Leonald Callahan, aka Diddle, a computer cryptologist who was the baritone in Gus’s old college a capella group.
#24 - Viagra Falls
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 18, 2010
Shawn and Gus work with two retired police officers to solve the murder of a police chief.
#25 - Neil Simon's Lover's Retreat
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 14, 2011
Shawn and Juliet's romantic getaway vacation to a spa gets interrupted by robberies and a dead body at a nearby winery.