Shades of Blue

The BEST episodes of Shades of Blue

Every episode of Shades of Blue ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Shades of Blue!

In a steamy new drama, Jennifer Lopez stars as sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos, who fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the FBI and forced to inform on her own "brothers", she'll have to walk the fine line between love, loyalty, honor and betrayal, and try to keep it together for her daughter's future.

Last Updated: 7/12/2022Network: NBC
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Broken Dolls
star
8.18
1108 votes

#1 - Broken Dolls

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/21/2017

In a dramatic confrontation, Wozniak faces the ally who betrayed him and makes his most difficult choice yet. Meanwhile, Stahl's fanatical plan to take Harlee down for murder finally pays off, forcing Harlee to get dangerously close to the man who's obsessed with her. In the end, Harlee and Wozniak's desperate efforts to save themselves and the crew lead to shocking consequences for both. *SEASON FINALE*

Directors: Stephen DePaul
Watch Now:Amazon
One Last Lie
star
8.15
1185 votes

#2 - One Last Lie

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/31/2016

Unable to provide Donnie and Linklater to the FBI, Harlee makes a deal with Stahl to exchange her own immunity for that of her crew. Harlee comes face to face with Miguel who reveals his darkest side as he demands to be a part of Cristina's life.

Directors: Paul McCrane
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Goodnight, Sweet Prince
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7.99
398 votes

#3 - Goodnight, Sweet Prince

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/12/2018

Harlee uncovers a betrayal. Cole tries to avoid Ramsey’s reach. Wozniak attempts to negotiate with the intelligence unit.

Directors: Nick Gomez
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Blue Wall
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7.97
424 votes

#4 - The Blue Wall

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/15/2018

Harlee discovers that the intelligence unit’s involvement in criminal enterprises goes deeper than she thought. Ramsey strikes back. Tufo pulls away from the crew. Loman meets a girl.

Directors: Steve Shill
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Cry Havoc
star
7.97
419 votes

#5 - Cry Havoc

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/5/2018

Wozniak enlists the crew to make a dangerous move against the Intelligence unit as Harlee struggles to stay on her new path.

Directors: David Boyd
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Chaos Is Come Again
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7.97
1108 votes

#6 - Chaos Is Come Again

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/30/2017

Harlee makes the chilling discovery that someone is texting Cristina as her dead ex, "Miguel." The case of a missing kid leads Wozniak to uncover a local dealer who uses underage mules and reminds Loman of what their unit is all about. The crew gets caught in a brutal ambush.

Directors: Jim McKay
Watch Now:Amazon
Behind the Mask
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7.96
1043 votes

#7 - Behind the Mask

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/21/2017

Harlee helps Nava cover his tracks after a violent encounter, revealing a side of herself Nava's never seen before and putting their relationship in jeopardy. Wozniak faces a ghost from his past in order to take down a new enemy in his present. Stahl gets a critical piece of information in his hunt for the truth about Miguel.

Directors: Stephen DePaul
Watch Now:Amazon
Unpaid Debts
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7.91
1106 votes

#8 - Unpaid Debts

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/23/2017

Wozniak goes after Bianchi for breaking their agreement. Harlee seizes the opportunity to unite the team around an illegal mission to repay Tufo's brother's debt to a local drug dealer. Stahl heightens the stakes making good on his threat to go after the crew. Wozniak faces the impossible decision to pick between his team and Ayres just as his son, Nate, makes an effort to reunite.

Directors: Jim McKay
Watch Now:Amazon
By Virtue Fall
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7.91
398 votes

#9 - By Virtue Fall

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/19/2018

Harlee faces a police commission as Wozniak and the crew scramble to help her from the outside.

Directors: Nick Gomez
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
For I Have Sinned
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7.90
1011 votes

#10 - For I Have Sinned

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/24/2016

Harlee and Wozniak must face the consequences of the disappearance of the heist's money. Out of options, Harlee approaches the FBI and promises to find the money and deliver Wozniak and his partners if Stahl keeps her in play.

Directors: Steven DePaul
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Straight Through the Heart
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7.90
418 votes

#11 - Straight Through the Heart

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/29/2018

Harlee fights a frame job as Wozniak tries to keep Bennett behind bars.

Directors: David Boyd
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Whoever Fights Monsters
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7.90
1065 votes

#12 - Whoever Fights Monsters

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/7/2017

Harlee and Wozniak lead a manhunt for the gunmen who ambushed the crew and unearth the key to taking down Bianchi. The crew bands together against the threat of Verco who has finally obtained evidence of their corruption. Stahl, suspended from the FBI, goes rogue to complete his quest to link Harlee to Miguel's death.

Watch Now:Amazon
The Reckoning
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7.89
404 votes

#13 - The Reckoning

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/22/2018

Harlee and Wozniak try to link the intelligence unit to the cartel while facing the consequences of breaking the blue wall.

Directors: Steve Shill
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Good Police
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7.89
531 votes

#14 - Good Police

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/17/2018

Harlee and Wozniak, still dealing with the fallout from their near death experiences, discover a grisly crime scene riddled with mystery.

Directors: John Behring
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Quality of Mercy
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7.87
1050 votes

#15 - The Quality of Mercy

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/14/2017

Harlee and Wozniak lead the crew on a dangerous mission to heist Bianchi's secret ledger and take down the mobster once and for all. But the plan takes a tragic turn when the events our heroes set in motion put one of their own in harms way, forcing Harlee to turn to an unlikely source for help.

Watch Now:Amazon
The Breach
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7.87
937 votes

#16 - The Breach

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/17/2016

On the day of the heist, Harlee realizes she misplaced her trust in Stahl but it's too late to back down. Harlee tries to get immunity for her crew as she participates in the heist knowing that it will lead to Wozniak's arrest. Miguel discovers Harlee's secret. Loman unwittingly witnesses the heist just as the exchange goes terribly wrong.

Directors: Steven DePaul
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fall of Man
star
7.85
1032 votes

#17 - Fall of Man

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/11/2016

Wozniak's suspicions land on Saperstein, forcing Harlee to convince Stahl to arrest Saperstein in order to keep him safe. Harlee visits her abusive ex, Miguel, who tasks her with tracking down the man who committed the murder for which he is imprisoned.

Directors: Dan Lerner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fracture
star
7.83
1167 votes

#18 - Fracture

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/9/2017

Harlee and Wozniak investigate Caroline's (Nava's ex-fiancée) murder, putting Harlee and Nava's relationship in an awkward place because she can't reveal her connection to the crime or the methods she will use to solve it. Wozniak focuses on determining which member of his crew is informing to Verco as Loman uncovers a much deeper secret.

Directors: Peter Weller
Watch Now:Amazon
That Way Madness Lies
star
7.83
444 votes

#19 - That Way Madness Lies

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/1/2018

Harlee questions her own sanity as Wozniak keeps secrets from those closest to him. Loman intimidates a witness.

Directors: Leslie Libman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A House Divided
star
7.82
1134 votes

#20 - A House Divided

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/16/2017

Following Harlee's brave confession to the entire crew that she has been informing for the FBI, the team grapples with Harlee and Wozniak's betrayal. With their team falling apart, Harlee and Wozniak come up with a desperate plan to neutralize Bianchi. However, their actions have unforeseen consequences because the Mafia fires back.

Directors: Peter Weller
Watch Now:Amazon
The Hollow Crown
star
7.80
464 votes

#21 - The Hollow Crown

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/24/2018

Dealing with a loss, Harlee pursues evidence of a higher level of corruption within the NYPD. Wozniak tries to protect Harlee and his crew from escalating threats.

Directors: John Behring
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Eye of the Hurricane
star
7.78
1354 votes

#22 - Eye of the Hurricane

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/12/2017

Following Wozniak's discovery that Stahl's target is his close friend and Mayoral Candidate, Julia Ayers, Wozniak launches an all-out war with Stahl. Meanwhile, Harlee dives into an investigation that takes an unexpected turn into her own past - and ultimately throws her in the cross-hairs of Wozniak and the FBI. At the precinct, a new, unwelcome presence threatens to uncover the crew's deepest secrets.

Watch Now:Amazon
A Walking Shadow
star
7.77
422 votes

#23 - A Walking Shadow

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/8/2018

Harlee focuses her sights on taking down the intelligence unit. Stahl’s continued obsession brings him closer to New York. Wozniak uses Wallace as Espada struggles with keeping secrets from Tufo.

Directors: Leslie Libman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Ghost Hunt
star
7.75
1304 votes

#24 - Ghost Hunt

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/19/2017

After Wozniak refuses to play ball with the FBI, Stahl turns up the heat on Harlee who lands in the middle of Wozniak's dangerous plan to free himself from the Feds by reeling in a bigger fish. Meanwhile, Internal Affairs Officer Verco applies pressure to each member of the crew to discover what really happened to Donnie Pomp.

Watch Now:Amazon
Sweet Caroline
star
7.72
1164 votes

#25 - Sweet Caroline

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/2/2017

The mafia seeks revenge on Harlee by framing her for murder. As Harlee works against the clock - and her own crew - to cover her tracks, Wozniak fights to keep his cop-family together when evidence of an old crime puts pressure on the already splintering team. Stahl cozies up to Cristina, getting one step closer to the truth about Miguel.

Directors: Paul McCrane
Watch Now:Amazon

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