Rizzoli & Isles

The WORST episodes of Rizzoli & Isles

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Boston detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are complete opposites and good friends who solve crimes and bust some of Boston’s most notorious criminals. Jane and Maura often find themselves working together as both use their brilliant minds and expertise to figure Boston’s most complex cases.

Last Updated: 4/17/2022Network: TNT (US)
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Money Maker
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7.49
1155 votes

#1 - Money Maker

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/10/2012

When a rich financier is found stuffed in a trashcan wearing a cloak and mask, Jane and Maura must figure out what happened. Meanwhile, Maura makes a deeper connection with her biological mother, Dr. Hope Martin, and half-sister, who still doesn’t know Maura is related to them.

Directors: Greg Beeman
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Scared to Death
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7.52
742 votes

#2 - Scared to Death

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/23/2016

A woman is murdered in a grisly scene reminiscent of a horror film, prompting the team to investigate a chilling game in which players pay to experience sheer terror.

Directors: Mark Haber
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Bassholes
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7.54
690 votes

#3 - Bassholes

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/23/2015

Jane and Maura find themselves submerged in the cutthroat, high stakes world of competitive bass fishing when a tournament-leading fisherman is killed. At the same time, Frankie is paying the price after losing a bet.

Directors: Chad Lowe
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Nice to Meet You, Dr. Isles
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7.55
712 votes

#4 - Nice to Meet You, Dr. Isles

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/4/2015

When the jeweler to Boston's super cool and famous dies, the investigation leads us to a member of the Isles family. That leads to a secret Maura has been keeping for almost all of her life.

Directors: Norman Buckley
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East Meets West
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7.55
778 votes

#5 - East Meets West

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/1/2016

When a gun battle rages in a quiet neighborhood, Jane and Maura are thrown into the secretive world of an Eastern European gang; Maura comes down with a fever.

Directors: Mark Strand
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Gumshoe
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7.56
779 votes

#6 - Gumshoe

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/3/2015

The squad is forced to join forces with an over-eager private investigator when a successful clothing designer is found poisoned and his wife reported missing. Jane notices Angela is spending too much money and asks Maura to teach her mom how to handle her finances.

Directors: Gregory Prange
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Cuts Like a Knife
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7.57
1286 votes

#7 - Cuts Like a Knife

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/24/2012

A bride is killed right before she walks down the aisle, and Jane and Maura must figure out if the groom’s ex-girlfriend is a suspect, or if there’s a deeper connection to the bride’s European roots. On the homefront, Jane has a new neighbor who captures the attention of Angela, Frankie and Frost.

Directors: Randy Zisk
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Bite Out of Crime
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7.57
729 votes

#8 - Bite Out of Crime

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/17/2015

The squad works overtime hunting down a serial killer sniper. Maura befriends a witness to the crime, who happens to suffer from a mental condition that has him believing he is a wolf.

Directors: Steve Robin
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Cops vs. Zombies
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7.57
1014 votes

#9 - Cops vs. Zombies

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/13/2016

The team works on behalf of the dead - and the undead - after a murder at a zombie convention. Angela decides to pursue her GED after revealing that she never graduated from high school.

Directors: Steve Robin
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Imitation Game
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7.59
664 votes

#10 - Imitation Game

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/7/2015

The murder of a notorious thief sends Jane and Maura into the world of art heists and forgery and forces Jane to tango with an F.B.I. Agent who has a keen interest in her case. There's also a new man in Angela's life.

Directors: Steve Robin
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Bridge to Tomorrow (2)
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7.61
697 votes

#11 - Bridge to Tomorrow (2)

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/17/2015

After Jane jumps from a bridge to save a prosecutor suspected of his murdering his mistress, Maura is terrified that she has lost her best friend. The squad must now renew the search to find the real killer. Meanwhile, Angela enlists Frankie's help as she applies to new jobs.

Directors: Edward Ornelas
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Face Value
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7.61
716 votes

#12 - Face Value

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/21/2015

The good news is the team finds a witness to a murder. The bad news is he suffers from Prosopagnosia, commonly known as facial recognition blindness, and he can't recognize the killer. The Rizzolis prepare for a visit from their scheming cousin Carlo.

Directors: Steve Clancy
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Foot Loose
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7.63
694 votes

#13 - Foot Loose

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/24/2015

When a severed human foot washes up on shore, the squad is called in to identify the victim and track down the murderer as more body parts are found. After an unsuccessful job hunt, Angela finds she enjoys helping out Korsak at the Dirty Robber.

Directors: Christine Moore
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The Beast in Me
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7.63
1515 votes

#14 - The Beast in Me

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/6/2010

Jane's investigation of a murdered identity thief leads her to Boston's Irish-mob past. After startling new information, the victim leads Maura on a personal quest. On the home front, Frankie Jr. attempts to help his father find some new clients for his plumbing business.

Directors: Adam Arkin
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Crazy for You
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7.64
1249 votes

#15 - Crazy for You

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/17/2012

The ladies probe the killing of a husband and wife who were psychiatrists. Soon, an attendee of a medical-examiners seminar offers to help Jane and Maura in the case. Elsewhere, the Rizzoli family realize they may have connections to a pregnant stranger.

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See One, Do One, Teach One
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7.64
2071 votes

#16 - See One, Do One, Teach One

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/12/2010

Detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles investigate the grisly murder of a wealthy couple. The M.O. matches the work of a serial killer known as the Surgeon, who once nearly murdered Jane. Now that the Surgeon is behind bars, it seems one of his proteges is picking up where he left off.

Directors: Michael M. Robin
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In Plain View
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7.65
727 votes

#17 - In Plain View

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/10/2015

After a man is found bludgeoned to death on the side of the road, Jane and the squad team up with another detective who believes he is hunting the same roadside killer. Meanwhile, Maura discovers she has had her identity stolen and recruits Angela to help track down the culprit.

Directors: Mark Haber
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Melt My Heart to Stone
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7.66
1264 votes

#18 - Melt My Heart to Stone

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/14/2012

When a statue breaks open to reveal a dead woman inside, Jane and Maura must find the killer quickly as the body count begins to rise. Back at headquarters, a new homicide detective is named to the squad. Meanwhile, Dennis Rockmond returns to Boston after disappearing on Maura and tries to woo her back. Lydia goes into labor.

Directors: Michael Katleman
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A Bad Seed Grows
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7.66
719 votes

#19 - A Bad Seed Grows

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/28/2015

When a 16-year-old girl is murdered and left in a cage, Jane and Maura must overcome the ethical dilemma of a psychiatrist and the stiff opposition of a fussy prosecutor to find the killer. Meanwhile, Jane has couch issues, and Frankie is seeing UFOs.

Directors: Christine Moore
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There Be Ghosts
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7.67
933 votes

#20 - There Be Ghosts

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/11/2016

Jane and Maura must unravel an old ghost story to solve a double murder at a hospital; Angela convinces Frankie to stop avoiding Kent.

Directors: Kevin G. Cremin
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Two Shots: Move Forward
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7.67
1108 votes

#21 - Two Shots: Move Forward

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/6/2016

In the aftermath of a shooting, the team must work to find Alice Sands and bring her to justice before she destroys Jane's life.

Directors: Greg Prange
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Knockout
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7.68
950 votes

#22 - Knockout

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/22/2014

While Maura is away at a convention, Jane needs Susie's help to solve a murder; Korsak is forced to deal with painful unfinished business.

Directors: Paul Holahan
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Fake It 'Til You Make It
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7.68
710 votes

#23 - Fake It 'Til You Make It

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/25/2015

After a body turns up in Boston with links to another murder in Los Angeles, Jane and Maura pack up their sunscreen and hop on a plane. With the girls out of town, Angela and Korsak plan a double date with Kiki and Ron.

Directors: Mark Haber
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In Over Your Head
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7.68
1172 votes

#24 - In Over Your Head

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/2/2013

Jane is unhappy when a former colleague returns as the new lieutenant of the drug unit; a tip from Cailin causes Maura to investigate Hope.

Directors: Jamie Babbit
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Sister Sister
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7.68
714 votes

#25 - Sister Sister

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/18/2015

When a dog trainer is found dead at home, her champion Rottweiler is the prime suspect. As the team investigates this unlikely killer, Maura has a peculiar interaction with Kent.

Directors: Steve Robin
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