The BEST Episodes of Psych
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 20, 2021
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 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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?
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 100 Clues
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 27, 2013
On the 100th episode of Psych... Shawn and Gus attend a party hosted by an aging rockstar named Billy Lipps, a man the SBPD arrested years ago for a murder he doesn't remember committing.
#10 - 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.
#11 - Santabarbaratown 2
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 27, 2013
After Henry takes a bullet to the chest and is rushed to the hospital, a spiteful Shawn seeks revenge on the shooter and everyone else involved in the scandal.
#12 - Lock, Stock, Some Smoking Barrels and Burton Guster's Goblet of Fire
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 8, 2014
Stylish art thief Pierre Despereaux summons Shawn to London to help on an undercover operation.
#13 - 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
#14 - No Country For Two Old Men
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 20, 2013
Shawn attempts to bond with Juliet's stepfather Lloyd, a seemingly harmless accountant.
#15 - Lassie Jerky
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 13, 2013
Shawn and Gus join a pair of college students in the woods who are filming a documentary on Bigfoot.
#16 - The Polarizing Express
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 15, 2010
Due to an unlawful entry into a criminals property, Shawn gets suspended from his consultant postition and gets Henry fired from his position at the SBPD at the same time. Shawn has a series of Scrooge type dreams where Tony Cox is his 'spirit guide'.
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#19 - 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.
#20 - No Trout About It
Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired May 29, 2013
An eccentric police consultant is brought into the SBPD to interview Shawn, Gus, Lassiter and Juliet about their seemingly poor police work on a tough case.
#21 - 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.
#22 - The Tao of Gus
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 7, 2011
After a woman tells the SBPD she witnessed a murder happen in broad daylight, Shawn and Gus are the only ones who believe her, and therefore protect her by hiding her at a remote commune called Box Canyon Ranch, a place whose inhabitants label themselves as progressive intellectuals.
#23 - 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.
#24 - The Amazing Psych-Man & Tap Man, Issue #2
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 2, 2011
Shawn and Gus investigate the whereabouts of a mysterious, masked vigilante named The Mantis, who is trying to take down a local drug syndicate called The Caminos. The SBPD is also trying to take down The Camino syndicate, however The Mantis always seems to be one step ahead of everyone's game.
#25 - Cirque du Soul
Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 3, 2013
After Gus is tasked with taking care of his girlfriend's son Maximus for the day, he jeopardizes their relationship when an innocent trip to the circus turns deadly.