The Best Episodes of Rosewood

Tree Toxin and Three Stories

#1 - Tree Toxin and Three Stories 8.01

Season 2 - Episode 6

Rosewood and Villa enlist the help of Miami's brightest pathology students to investigate a cold case double murder, and their findings lead to a revelation that affects the entire Rosewood family.

Directors: Kenneth Fink
Secrets and Silent Killers

#2 - Secrets and Silent Killers 7.98

Season 2 - Episode 2

When Rosie and Villa discover that their murder victim has a death certificate from three years ago, they’re charged with uncovering the truth around his identity. As they struggle to solve the mystery around his death, as well as around Eddie’s, TMI tries to reconnect with Pippy and Donna finds it hard to keep a secret from her family.

Directors: Deran Serafian
Badges & Bombshells

#3 - Badges & Bombshells 7.98

Season 1 - Episode 22

Rosie and Villa find themselves caught in the middle of an explosive investigation that makes them question whether justice really is blind. Meanwhile, as the decks are cleared for Rosie and Villa to finally act on their feelings, Rosie stumbles on some information that forces him to embark on his own private investigation behind Villa’s back. What he finds could change their relationship forever. Also, Pippy and TMI are moving closer to their wedding day, Donna’s behavior leads Rosewood and Pippy to suspect she has a new man in her life and an error from Hornstock’s past comes back to haunt him.

Eddie and the Empire State of Mind

#4 - Eddie and the Empire State of Mind 7.98

Season 2 - Episode 3

Rosewood and Villa travel to New York to investigate Eddie's death, while Slade and Hornstock team up to take down a Miami prostitution ring.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
Wooberite & The Women of Rosewood

#5 - Wooberite & The Women of Rosewood 7.94

Season 1 - Episode 21

An old flame of Rosewood's shakes up Rosewood's life when she returns to enlist his help in finding a wealthy patient of hers who's disappeared. But when the man's body surfaces, triggering a murder investigation, things are not what they appear to be. As the bizarre turns of this case come to a head, so does Rosewood's personal life as he is pushed to make decisions regarding all the women in his world.

Forward Motion and Frat Life

#6 - Forward Motion and Frat Life 7.93

Season 2 - Episode 1

A new captain shakes things up at the East Miami Police Department, and Miami's young, hot-shot mayor gets personally involved when his promising young mentee is mysteriously murdered.

Directors: Deran Serafian
Atherosclerosis and the Alabama Flim-Flam

#7 - Atherosclerosis and the Alabama Flim-Flam 7.90

Season 1 - Episode 15

While at an out-of-town forensic pathology convention, Rosewood unintentionally reveals the blueprint to commit the perfect murder during a speech to the convention attendees. Tormented, and armed only with a hunch, Rosewood enlists Villa to help solve the crime, and while investigating undercover, sparks fly unexpectedly between them. Hornstock and Floyd Butters are called upon for extra help. Meanwhile, Pippy and TMI have locked themselves in the lab overnight to help with the investigation and TMI receives an unexpected visit from her estranged father.

Directors: David Crabtree
Silkworms y Silencio

#8 - Silkworms y Silencio 7.89

Season 1 - Episode 17

Rosewood and Villa investigate the murder of a telenovela star, holding a mirror up to their own relationship as they explore a world of off-screen soap and intrigue. Meanwhile, Erica strong-arms her way into Rosewood's life, much to Donna's chagrin. Then, Rosewood's precious GTO is stolen, and Villa reconnects with her mother, Daisie.

Directors: Roxann Dawson
Spirochete and Santeria

#9 - Spirochete and Santeria 7.85

Season 2 - Episode 5

When a man stumbles into Magic City Lab requesting to pay in advance for his own autopsy, the team is confused and skeptical - until that same man turns up dead the very next day.

Directors: Michael Zinberg
Dead Drops and Disentanglement

#10 - Dead Drops and Disentanglement 7.83

Season 1 - Episode 16

Rosewood investigates the suspicious death of a man with medical issues similar to his own, which forces him to slightly adjust the tint on his Rosie-colored lenses and confront his own mortality. Also adding to his stress, he finds himself trapped between Donna and his girlfriend/cardiologist, Dr. Erica Kincaid, and their dueling opinions over what’s best for Rosewood – medically and personally. Meanwhile, Hornstock enlists the help of Villa as he attempts to reconnect with one of the witnesses linked to the case...his estranged teenage daughter, Sophie

Directors: David Solomon
Boatopsy & Booty

#11 - Boatopsy & Booty 7.83

Season 2 - Episode 4

When a boatload of Miami’s hottest young partygoers discover a body during a booze cruise, Rosie and Villa must dive into the world of deep sea treasure hunting in order to solve the case.

Directors: Cherie Nowlan
Sudden Death & Shades Deep

#12 - Sudden Death & Shades Deep 7.82

Season 1 - Episode 19

Despite each being at the top of their fields, Villa and Rosewood are stumped when a local musician and king of catchy jingles suddenly keels over in his studio with no discernable cause of death. Meanwhile, Donna enlists Mitchie to investigate Erica’s “missing year”.

Directors: David Straiton
Thorax, Thrombosis & Threesomes

#13 - Thorax, Thrombosis & Threesomes 7.81

Season 1 - Episode 18

When two bodies and lot of cash wash up on the shore of Miami Beach, Rosewood and Villa are forced to work with a rival private pathologist who threatens Rosewood’s contract with the East Miami Police Department. Meanwhile, Daisie moves in with Villa and oversteps her boundaries, while TMI tries to keep up with Pippy and Cassie.

Directors: Ian Toynton
Keratin & Kissyface

#14 - Keratin & Kissyface 7.81

Season 1 - Episode 20

When a patient of Erica Kincaid's dies on the table, Rosewood steps in to help solve what turns out to be the murder of an undercover ATF agent. But when Villa connects with a cold case detective, it turns out this case has more angles than they ever imagined.

Lidocaine and Long-Term Lust

#15 - Lidocaine and Long-Term Lust 7.78

Season 2 - Episode 7

When Miami's most glamorous model dies the night after a beachfront photo shoot, Rosie and Villa are plunged into the glitzy and cutthroat world of one of the city's favorite pastimes - plastic surgery.

Hydrocephalus and Hard Knocks

#16 - Hydrocephalus and Hard Knocks 7.74

Season 1 - Episode 14

Rosie insists on celebrating his and Villa's nine-and-a-half month anniversary as partners, which lands them in the middle of a case involving none other than Julius "Joo-Joo" Beeman, their confidential informant. But, this time, Joo-Joo is the prime suspect. As Rosie and Villa work to uncover the truth, even if it means putting Joo-Joo away for life, they discover a whole new side of him they never saw coming. Meanwhile, Villa's choice for her new home has Rosie worried about the new path she's on, Pippy and TMI struggle to balance old friends and family, and Hornstock has trouble reading signals from the new, badass, female chief of police.

Directors: James Roday
Negative Autopsies and New Partners

#17 - Negative Autopsies and New Partners 7.73

Season 1 - Episode 12

Hornstock forces Villa to pick a new partner, and she immediately clashes with the one assigned to her. After learning she cost Hornstock the job as Chief, Villa tries to make herself less of a liability, which reveals a surprising pattern in her life. Meanwhile, the death of a victim forces Pippy to offer her assistance in the investigation and to revisit her past. The case stirs up old wounds for the entire Rosewood family and creates new ones for her and TMI. Meanwhile, Rosewood’s slight health scare leads him in search of a new cardiologist.

Directors: Sarah Pia Anderson
Paralytics and Priorities

#18 - Paralytics and Priorities 7.72

Season 1 - Episode 11

Picking up where the series left off after the fall finale, the search for the serial killer takes a very personal turn, as Rosewood and Villa must follow a trail of clues left for Rosie, before another victim falls prey. As things heat up between Villa and Mike, Villa escapes by throwing herself deeper into the case, which inevitably pushes her closer to Rosewood. Meanwhile, Donna intervenes when Pippy decides to give TMI's absentee mother a piece of her mind. Plus, the Chief position is Hornstock's, if he is willing to pay a stiff price.

Directors: Milan Cheylov
Quadriplegia and Quality Time

#19 - Quadriplegia and Quality Time 7.70

Season 1 - Episode 7

Rosewood testifies for the prosecution during a murder trial, going up against his father, the expert witness for the defense; a surprising announcement has unexpected consequences.

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Aortic Atresia and Art Installations

#20 - Aortic Atresia and Art Installations 7.70

Season 1 - Episode 10

Rosewood and Villa join forces to locate a maniacal serial killer. The craftiness of the killer makes it extremely difficult for the partners.

Directors: Millicent Shelton
Ballistics and BFFs

#21 - Ballistics and BFFs 7.67

Season 1 - Episode 13

Rosewood’s partnership with Villa faces an uncertain future when she’s paired with a recent transfer to the East Miami PD, with whom she shares a past. As Villa and her new partner investigate the death of a suburban dentist who ran a yuppie drug ring, Rosewood can’t shake the feeling that his “replacement” knows more about the victim’s narcotics business than he’s letting on. Meanwhile, a new medical examiner, Dr. Anita Eubanks, is brought in to help with the investigation and Hornstock’s insecurities hinder his ability to handle the public relations side of the case, forcing him to turn to an unlikely source for help

Directors: Vahan Moosekian
Necrosis and New Beginnings

#22 - Necrosis and New Beginnings 7.60

Season 1 - Episode 5

Rosewood and Villa seek justice for a murdered ex-con who had ties to a Little Haiti gang; Villa struggles with her recent dreams; Rosewood faces an unexpected turn in his relationship with Kat.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
Bloodhunt and Beats

#23 - Bloodhunt and Beats 7.60

Season 1 - Episode 8

A bounty hunter who happens to be Hornstock's former partner helps Rosewood and Villa track a murderer; Pippy receives an opportunity that could launch her music career; Villa attempts to reconnect with her mother.

Directors: James Roday
Have-Nots and Hematomas

#24 - Have-Nots and Hematomas 7.60

Season 1 - Episode 3

A series of mysterious deaths pulls Rosewood off the glamorous promenades of South Beach when a troubled young genius stands accused of murder, and the only one who believes in his innocence is Rosewood. He must contend with a colorful new adversary, escalating health problems and a burgeoning romantic relationship, while Villa's inability to connect with people hampers her own ability to investigate the case.

Directors: Milan Cheylov
Vandals and Vitamins

#25 - Vandals and Vitamins 7.58

Season 1 - Episode 4

Rosewood and Villa must prove a brilliant doctor murdered two patients, despite a limited amount of evidence; Rosewood receives a letter containing potentially life-altering news.

Directors: Eriq La Salle