The BEST Episodes of Terriers

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 21, 2020

Network: FX

Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a distinct town, with Dolworth having once been a member of the fictional Ocean Beach Police Department.

Hail Mary

#1 - Hail Mary

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 1, 2010

Hank runs out of options and time and Britt faces a decision that will change his future.

star 8.41
471 votes
Directors: Ted Griffin
Writers: Nicholas Griffin, Ted Griffin
Quid Pro Quo

#2 - Quid Pro Quo

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 24, 2010

Hank, Britt, and new ally, Laura Ross, unravel the Ocean Beach conspiracy, which puts them and everyone they love in immediate danger.

star 8.40
523 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Angela Kang, Leslye Headland
Asunder

#3 - Asunder

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 10, 2010

Fighting the urge to drink on Gretchen's wedding day, Hank stumbles back onto the radar of the conspiracy threatening Ocean Beach.

star 8.13
523 votes
Directors: Ted Griffin
Writers: Nicholas Griffin
Sins of the Past

#4 - Sins of the Past

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 17, 2010

Hank gets a second shot at the rape case that got him ejected from the police department in a mystery spanning multiple time periods.

star 8.12
547 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: Tim Minear
Agua Caliente

#5 - Agua Caliente

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 27, 2010

Hank and Britt both work with their ex-partners to make it out of some hot water south of the border.

star 7.94
506 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Jon Worley, Phoef Sutton
Manifest Destiny

#6 - Manifest Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 6, 2010

Hank and Britt deal with the widening scope of the Lindus conspiracy as they try to avoid the rap for a murder they (technically) didn't commit.

star 7.87
510 votes
Directors: Rian Johnson
Writers: Leslye Headland
Ring-a-Ding-Ding

#7 - Ring-a-Ding-Ding

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 13, 2010

Hank and Britt go on a wild goose chase through Ocean Beach while searching for an engagement ring.

star 7.83
539 votes
Directors: Billy Gierhart
Writers: Angela Kang
Dog and Pony

#8 - Dog and Pony

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 15, 2010

Desperate for quick cash, Hank and Britt set out to capture escaped convict Mongo for a big reward.

star 7.79
720 votes
Directors: Clark Johnson
Writers: Jed Seidel, Shawn Ryan
Fustercluck

#9 - Fustercluck

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 29, 2010

Robert Lindus is back with an unusual request from jail: he wants Hank and Britt to steal a quarter of a million dollars from him.

star 7.78
482 votes
Directors: Michael Offer
Writers: John Worley
Missing Persons

#10 - Missing Persons

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 20, 2010

Hank and Britt help an amnesiac college student with the case of his missing identity.

star 7.74
500 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Jed Seidel
Pilot

#11 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 8, 2010

A favor for an old drinking buddy leads Hank and Britt, down a rabbit-hole of corruption in deceptively sunny Ocean Beach.

star 7.53
800 votes
Directors: Craig Brewer
Writers: Ted Griffin
Change Partners

#12 - Change Partners

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 22, 2010

In order to secure a loan, Hank must prove that the bank manager's wife is cheating on him. But what he discovers is much kinkier than infidelity.

star 7.49
516 votes
Directors: Guy Ferland
Writers: Phoef Sutton
Pimp Daddy

#13 - Pimp Daddy

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 3, 2010

While Hank recovers from his injury, Britt teams up with a transvestite hooker to solve the death of her friend.

star 7.31
550 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Kelly Wheeler, Shawn Ryan