The BEST Episodes of Rush Hour (2016)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 26, 2020

Network: CBS

Detective Lee from Hong Kong must team up with Detective Carter in order to bring down the Chinese crime syndicate in LA.

Badass Cop

#1 - Badass Cop

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 12, 2016

After thwarting an armored truck robbery on a busy highway, Detectives Carter and Lee discover it may have been a dry run for a bigger heist but disagree on who the suspects are.

star 7.79
464 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Steve Franks
Captain Cole's Playlist

#2 - Captain Cole's Playlist

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 14, 2016

When a young graffiti artist witnesses the murder of an LAPD Detective, Carter and Lee must track him down so they can prove that a well-known criminal is responsible.

star 7.77
614 votes
Directors: Sylvain White
Writers: Brian Chamberlayne, Steve Franks
Welcome Back, Carter

#3 - Welcome Back, Carter

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 5, 2016

A student’s murder prompts Carter and Lee to go undercover as administrators at an elite high school where they learn the victim was really a police officer posing as a student to investigate illegal drugs on campus.

star 7.75
510 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Brittany Hilgers, Krystal Houghton-Ziv
Assault on Precinct 7

#4 - Assault on Precinct 7

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 28, 2016

When Lee’s sister, Kim, risks her life to tip him off about the Quantou gang trafficking women into Los Angeles, Lee leaves Carter in the dark while he gathers inside information about the gang’s plans to infiltrate the city.

star 7.75
523 votes
Directors: John Putch
Writers: Trey Callaway
LA Real Estate Boom

#5 - LA Real Estate Boom

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 21, 2016

When two people with no obvious connection receive similar notes and are then killed by targeted bombs in 24 hours, Carter and Lee have little to go on as they scramble to identify the bomber before he strikes again.

star 7.74
563 votes
Directors: Jimmy Muro
Writers: Cindy Fang
Familee Ties

#6 - Familee Ties

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 20, 2016

When a meeting of rival Los Angeles gang lords is orchestrated by the Quantou gang, Carter and Lee must infiltrate it to find Lee’s sister Kim and save her from going further with the Quantou.

star 7.70
307 votes
Directors: John Putch
Writers: Carlos Jacott, Trey Callaway
Wind Beneath My Wingman

#7 - Wind Beneath My Wingman

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 19, 2016

A smitten Carter asks Lee to be his wingman with a beautiful witness, Nina, who they are protecting before she testifies against her former menacing boss.

star 7.66
408 votes
Directors: Maja Vrvilo
Writers: Krystal Houghton Ziv
Prisoner of Love

#8 - Prisoner of Love

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 23, 2016

Detectives Carter and Lee hunt an escaped prisoner searching for his estranged wife and daughter, who are in witness protection. When the pair goes missing, the Detectives must find how their location was compromised.

star 7.63
369 votes
Directors: John Badham
Writers: Trey Calloway
The Dark Night

#9 - The Dark Night

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 13, 2016

When seemingly upstanding members of society are being publicly humiliated by a mystery man, Detectives Carter and Lee search for someone targeting powerful people with something to hide.

star 7.53
315 votes
Directors: Stephen Herek
Writers: Blake McCormick
O Hostage! My Hostage!

#10 - O Hostage! My Hostage!

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 6, 2016

Carter and Lee discover that a hostage situation at a concert hall is more than a robbery gone wrong.

star 7.51
307 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Brian Chamberlayne
Knock, Knock… House Creeping!

#11 - Knock, Knock… House Creeping!

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 30, 2016

Captain Cole enlists the help of Detectives Carter and Lee as she fears the return of a serial killer when a young woman's recent disappearance at a hotel believed to be haunted mirrors a series of chilling unsolved cases from five years ago.

star 7.48
320 votes
Directors: John Badham
Writers: Trey Calloway
Two Days, or the Number of Hours Within That Time Frame

#12 - Two Days, or the Number of Hours Within That Time Frame

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 7, 2016

After Gerald is arrested for wearing an expensive watch that was stolen in a robbery/homicide, Carter sneaks his cousin out of jail in order to use his street contacts to track down the killers.

star 7.42
789 votes
Directors: Peter Weller
Writers: Blake McCormick
Pilot

#13 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 31, 2016

Cultures clash and tempers flare when Detective Lee, a stoic, by-the-book Hong Kong police detective, is paired with maverick LAPD Detective Carter in Los Angeles to investigate the theft of Chinese artifacts.

star 7.11
1,088 votes
Directors: Jon Turteltaub
Writers: Bill Lawrence, Blake McCormick, Jim Kouf, Ross LaManna