The Best Episodes of Psych
Last Updated: May 14, 2019
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.
#2 - Last Night Gus
Season 6 - Episode 2
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.
#6 - Yang 3 in 2D
Season 5 - Episode 16
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.
#9 - We'd Like to Thank the Academy
Season 5 - Episode 13
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.
#11 - Extradition II: The Actual Extradition Part
Season 5 - Episode 10
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.
#13 - This Episode Sucks
Season 6 - Episode 3
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.
#15 - Dual Spires
Season 5 - Episode 12
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.
#17 - Murder?... Anyone?... Anyone?... Bueller?
Season 3 - Episode 2
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.
#19 - Shawn, Interrupted
Season 6 - Episode 6
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.