The BEST Episodes of Saving Grace

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 24, 2020

Network: TNT (US)

Academy Award winner Holly Hunter, making her television series debut, stars in this TNT drama series about a police detective with an emotional crisis living in Oklahoma City. A respected officer, Grace Hanadarko can't seem to run her personal life with the same sort of finesse she has in the field. Can a unlikely divine stranger influence her to get her life back on track?

Is There A Scarlet Letter On My Breast?

#1 - Is There A Scarlet Letter On My Breast?

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 17, 2007

A defense attorney from Los Angeles comes to town for a murder trial and his presence may influence the team in professional and personal areas of their lives.

star 9.58
73 votes
Directors: Guy Ferland
Writers: Denitria Harris-Lawrence, Mark Israel
This Is Way Too Normal For You

#2 - This Is Way Too Normal For You

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 10, 2007

A home for the mentally challenged is the target area of investigation when a robbery occurs involving a man with Down Syndrome.

star 9.55
75 votes
Directors: Tom McLoughlin
Writers: Annie Brunner, Hans Tobeason
Taco, Tulips, Duck and Spices

#3 - Taco, Tulips, Duck and Spices

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 24, 2007

A photo of Grace's sister, Paige, is found in a burning car.

star 9.33
40 votes
Writers: Nancy Miller, Talicia Raggs
Everything's Got a Shelf Life

#4 - Everything's Got a Shelf Life

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 10, 2007

During the raid on a killer's house, Grace gets shot and almost dies, while another policeman isn't as lucky as her and gets shot to death. Meanwhile, Leon Cooley has to deal with his ex-wife marrying another man, who might adopt his son.

star 9.24
42 votes
Writers: Talicia Raggs
A Language of Angels

#5 - A Language of Angels

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 17, 2007

A crime from 11 years ago is on Grace's thoughts due to a new case.

star 9.22
41 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: Mark Israel
A Survivor Lives Here

#6 - A Survivor Lives Here

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 21, 2008

Grace is called to the crime scene where there is blood everywhere but no body; Ham and his wife separate; a ketchup and mustard incident becomes a running joke around the squad room.

star 8.62
42 votes
Directors: Guy Ferland
Writers: Mark Israel, Talicia Raggs
Hear The Birds?

#7 - Hear The Birds?

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 5, 2010

As Grace deals with the aftermath of her dramatic fall from a building with Neely, she also struggles with the impending death of her grandfather, GeePaw (guest star August Schellenberg). Meanwhile the squad investigates a double homicide involving a water dispute between two ranchers, and Rhetta discovers a secret about her daughter.

star 8.55
44 votes
Writers: Jessica Mecklenburg
We're Already Here

#8 - We're Already Here

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 16, 2009

Grace ends up in the middle of what could be a plot by an anti-government group linked to the recent death of a police officer, as she reaches out to Neely, the young drug addict who shares visions of Earl. Grace's clumsy, off-the-books investigation causes Neely to become injured. Meanwhile, Grace and ham get caught in a compromising position, and Butch makes a surprise announcement.

star 8.47
47 votes
Writers: Nancy Miller
It's Better When I Can See You

#9 - It's Better When I Can See You

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 3, 2007

3 children are killed in a bus accident and Grace's investigation is interrupted by bad weather as tornadoes rip through the city.

star 8.34
74 votes
Writers: Joseph Dougherty, Roger Wolfson
And You Wonder Why I Lie

#10 - And You Wonder Why I Lie

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 27, 2007

The death of an alleged call girl in a flight attendant’s uniform leads Grace and the guys to investigate a notorious Oklahoma crime family. Grace is finally confronted by Ham’s wife about the affair. A financially-strapped Rhetta gets excited about making two grand as an expert witness. And Grace and Rhetta hatch a secret plan for Rhetta to meet Earl.

star 8.26
76 votes
Directors: Gloria Muzio
Writers: Annie Brunner
Yeehaw, Geepaw

#11 - Yeehaw, Geepaw

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 3, 2007

Grace and the guys investigate the murder of a “crispy critter” in the Oklahoma countryside and Bobby soon discovers the deceased was one of his mentees. Grace enlists the help of her Native American grandfather, “Geepaw,” to help with the case, but is shocked when she sees how quickly his health is deteriorating. Grace and her sister, Paige, fight over many things, including Geepaw’s future in a nursing home. Earl tries to make Grace realize the importance of family… and Grace and Butch rekindle their passion.

star 8.26
74 votes
Writers: Denitria Harris-Lawrence
The Live Ones

#12 - The Live Ones

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 23, 2009

The team investigates a woman's death, while Grace seems captivated by the prime suspect, a high-profile architect and her unusual sex life. Meanwhile, Grace and Ham partner up once again, with hopes that their romance will be rekindled by the union. Elsewhere, Bobby's undercover case leads to an explosive conclusion, and Clay forms a bond with a young kid.

star 8.06
17 votes
Writers: Mark Israel, Susan Olson
Bring It On, Earl

#13 - Bring It On, Earl

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 30, 2007

Grace and her team investigate the murder of an oilman. Meanwhile, Ham discovers Grace's romantic past with Butch Stillwater, which puts a strain on their relationship. Grace sets out to prove her courage by challenging Earl to a wrestling match.

star 8.01
96 votes
Directors: Guy Ferland
Writers: Nancy Miller
What Would You Do?

#14 - What Would You Do?

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 7, 2009

The team is focused on a series of brutal home break-ins, but the latest one seems different than the others. Meanwhile, Matthew, a fellow angel of Earl's, is having trouble saving souls, and hones in on Earl's space.

star 8.00
17 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: Randy Walker
Am I Going to Lose Her?

#15 - Am I Going to Lose Her?

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 21, 2009

Grace pursues a rape and kidnapping suspect on foot and disappears, possible as a victim herself. But nothing concerning this seems to make sense, including how Earl works the works the investigation. Ham and Rhetta must team up to find Grace before a shocking ending which will leave a lasting impression on the series.

star 8.00
45 votes
Writers: Denitria Harris-Lawrence, Jessica Mecklenburg
But There's Clay

#16 - But There's Clay

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 30, 2009

Grace takes on an investigation when a jogger with a intricate love life is found dead. Meanwhile, Clay's father and a new bartender from a local joint begin dating, and Grace worried that this will have a negative impact on Clay. Leon gets a visit from a former high school classmate.

star 7.93
15 votes
Directors: Rod Hardy
Writers: Denitria Harris-Lawrence, Talicia Raggs
You Think I'm Gonna Eat My Gun?

#17 - You Think I'm Gonna Eat My Gun?

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Jun 14, 2010

Grace must cope with survivor's guilt after a fall off a building. Captain Perry has an announcement that could change everything. The squad looks into a murder mystery.

star 7.93
14 votes
Writers: Bob Lowry
A Little Hometown Love

#18 - A Little Hometown Love

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 28, 2008

The squad's evidence supervisor is found dead in a bathroom stall at the local cop hang-out; Ham's brother comes to visit before being deployed; Grace and Leon dream about each other.

star 7.88
43 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Hans Tobeason, Roger Wolfson
I Killed Kristin

#19 - I Killed Kristin

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired May 24, 2010

Grace gets to see a new side of her nephew when a rock band is related to the murder case. Neely lives next door to Grace and begins withdrawal with help from Earl. Rhetta continues where she left off with Ronnie.

star 7.86
14 votes
Writers: Max Barrie, Megan Lynn, Wade Solomon
Are You an Indian Princess?

#20 - Are You an Indian Princess?

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 18, 2008

A woman is brutally murdered and her son is abducted; the squad works frantically to find the missing boy; Bobby surprises the squad and his family by going under cover; Ham continues to struggle with his personal loss.

star 7.85
40 votes
Writers: Mark Israel, Roger Wolfson
Would You Want Me To Tell You?

#21 - Would You Want Me To Tell You?

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 20, 2007

Grace and Ham play cops and robbers with toy guns. Grace’s favorite Aunt Cathy comes to town – has a run in with Earl, clashes with Betty – and reveals some shocking news. But first-- Rhetta, Grace, and Aunt Cathy get drunk and remember old times. Meanwhile, cattle tycoon Alvin Green’s world begins to crumble after his lucky bull statue is stolen. He insists Major Crimes take the case. When Grace’s father has a fire station named after him, Grace’s family comes together for the dedication ceremony. Henry’s cat dies and Grace comforts him the only way she knows how.

star 7.83
80 votes
Writers: Hans Tobeason
Have a Seat, Earl

#22 - Have a Seat, Earl

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 14, 2008

Grace struggles with what she should do about father Murphy. Off duty from calling in sick she winds up capturing number six on the FBI's most wanted list while meeting Gretta. After Grace brings in father Murphy he winds up dead and she's suspected.

star 7.80
41 votes
Writers: Nancy Miller
Watch Siggybaby Burn

#23 - Watch Siggybaby Burn

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 30, 2009

A bomb explodes at the church run by Grace's brother,, making the case personal for her. Meanwhile, Rhetta is haunted by family problems, causing her to search for a family time capsule she and Grace buried as children. And, Grace keeps a watch at Neely's bedside.

star 7.80
15 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: Denitria Harris-Lawrence, Jessica Mecklenburg
Loose Men in Tight Jeans

#24 - Loose Men in Tight Jeans

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 7, 2010

Everybody can't figure out why Capt. Perry seems to be on an edge all the time. Rhetta and Ronnie learn to communicate better since the start of their relationship with Johnny.

star 7.79
14 votes
Writers: Elle Johnson, Jessica Mecklenburg
Bless Me, Father, for I Have Sinned

#25 - Bless Me, Father, for I Have Sinned

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 6, 2007

Grace and her team investigate the murder of a manager of a sleazy local motel. The investigation eventually leads to a maid, who claims the victim was trying to rape her. Complications arise when a local priest offers her the right of sanctuary. Meanwhile, Grace begins to accept Earl's presence in her life.

star 7.74
86 votes
Directors: Dean White
Writers: Joseph Dougherty