The BEST Episodes of Ransom
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 23, 2019
Hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont understands criminals better than they do, and uses his insight into human behavior to resolve the most difficult kidnap and ransom cases. Despite the stakes, Eric refuses to resort to violence, even when confronted by some of the most dangerous criminals in the world. While Eric’s considerable powers of manipulation make him the best at what he does professionally, they often complicate his relationships with family, friends and colleagues.
#1 - It's a Ravenzo
Season 3 - Episode 4
Eric and the team enter the world of Italian fashion royalty when they are hired to negotiate the safe return of a world-famous designer’s kidnapped wife.
#2 - Bulletproof
Season 1 - Episode 13
Season Finale. Eric must work with a past adversary to stop a hacker from activating explosions worldwide unless the NSA surrenders access to their confidential files.
#3 - Alters
Season 2 - Episode 2
As Eric and Zara provide risk assessment services at an investment bank, they are taken hostage by a gunman targeting a low-level accountant, and Eric must negotiate for their release.
#4 - Semaphore
Season 2 - Episode 13
Eric’s archnemesis, Damian Delaine, brainwashes Evie and threatens to turn her into a murderer unless Eric helps him negotiate a high-stakes business deal for a new cryptocurrency that could destabilize the world economy.
#5 - Story for Another Day
Season 3 - Episode 13
When Cynthia and her younger brother, Tyler, are abducted by a criminal Tyler’s indebted to, Eric and the Crisis Resolution team are forced to break all the rules in order to find them.
#6 - Black Dolphin
Season 3 - Episode 2
The FBI asks Eric to use his negotiating expertise to convince the brainwashed survivor of an internet predator to reveal the identity of the person who incites vulnerable people to harm themselves.
#7 - Truth & Reconciliation
Season 3 - Episode 11
When Eric and his new girlfriend, Kate, head to a gala at the American Embassy in Bogotá, they become embroiled in an assassination attempt, and Kate is the #1 suspect.
#8 - Radio Silence
Season 2 - Episode 10
While on board a plane with his daughter, Evie, Eric must negotiate with a suicidal co-pilot and find out what triggered him after he locks the captain out of the cockpit and threatens to crash the plane,
#9 - Dark Triad
Season 3 - Episode 8
The FBI brings in the Crisis Resolution team to negotiate with a formidable sociopath who is targeting diabetics with tainted insulin.
#10 - Indiscretion
Season 3 - Episode 3
The team’s search for a missing high-end escort leads to evidence that she was caught between a cop with a vendetta and a dangerous drug dealer.
#11 - Three Wishes
Season 2 - Episode 1
When Eric’s daughter is kidnapped, he must fulfill three ransom demands from his long-time adversary, Damien Delaine, which include answering a series of emotionally challenging questions and performing ethically questionable tasks, in order to save what matters to him most – his daughter’s life.
#12 - Life and Limb
Season 3 - Episode 5
When a kidnapper from a past case returns and threatens to harm a child, the team is forced to confront the consequences of Eric’s policy of letting perpetrators go free.
#13 - Girl on a Train
Season 1 - Episode 9
A couple in France turns to Eric and his team to rescue their daughter who was abducted from a train and they fear has been sold into human trafficking.
#14 - Legacy
Season 2 - Episode 6
As Eric fights to save his mother, renowned surgeon Annette Beaumont, after she is kidnapped and ordered to perform heart surgery on a dangerous crime boss, he realizes he needs help from his estranged father, Phillip Hingston.
#15 - Stay of Execution
Season 3 - Episode 6
When a death row inmate gets a “ransom” letter offering him exonerating evidence for $500,000, the Crisis Resolution team has 48 hours to verify that the information is real.
#16 - Secrets and Spies
Season 2 - Episode 3
Eric and Oliver plunge into a world of espionage when a CIA spy disguised as an American diamond broker traveling with her family is kidnapped in Vienna. Also, Oliver gets an interesting job offer.
#17 - The Enemy Within
Season 1 - Episode 5
Eric is brought in by his ex-boss, Freddie Woods, from the FBI to negotiate with Charlotte Walker, an extremist from a racist group threatening to set off bombs all over New York City.
#18 - The Client
Season 2 - Episode 11
When two adolescents enlist Eric to negotiate with a ruthless mob boss who’s holding their parents hostage, the team discovers a family secret that threatens to complicate the proceedings.
#19 - Undercover
Season 2 - Episode 5
As Eric negotiates the release of an arms dealer’s son from a kidnapper, he uncovers a larger plot to destroy hundreds of lives. Also, Zara is shaken when she must work with an abusive ex-colleague in order to prevent this terrorist attack.
#20 - The Fawn
Season 2 - Episode 8
Eric negotiates with a convicted serial killer in order to get his insight when a teenaged boy is kidnapped by someone copying his methods.
#21 - Playing God
Season 3 - Episode 12
When a bombing at a genetics company causes a woman to lose her memory, the Crisis Resolution team works to put together the pieces of the crime to figure out if she’s a victim or the bomber.
#22 - Regeneration
Season 1 - Episode 7
Maxine has her first negotation when Eric and other guests at a retreat are taken hostage by the leader of a fanatical militia group.
#23 - Hardline
Season 2 - Episode 9
Eric is given the impossible task of negotiating the release of the daughter of the prime minister of the Netherlands – a woman who takes a public hardline on never paying kidnappers’ ransoms.
#24 - Anatomy of a Lost Cause
Season 2 - Episode 7
When a hostage is executed in the midst of a high-stakes negotiation, Eric is charged with aiding and abetting a kidnapper, and he faces self-doubt in the wake of his fatal error.
#25 - Refuge
Season 1 - Episode 12
Eric is called in to negotiate with a burglar who is holding a family hostage after they catch him breaking into their safe, but the team finds the circumstances suspicious after learning the husband has been kidnapped before.