The Best Episodes of The Bridge (2013)

Last Updated: Dec 9, 2018

A present-day crime thriller exploring the tensions on the US-Mexico border. When an American judge known for her anti-immigration views is found dead on the bridge connecting El Paso and Juarez, Sonya Cross from El Paso PD must work with her Mexican counterpart from Chihuahua State Police, Marco Ruiz, to catch a serial killer operating on both sides of the border. Marco understands the slippery politics of Mexican law enforcement, and while his police force slowly succumbs to the pressures and demands of the cartel, he's one of the last good men in the department. He's charming, but will do whatever it takes to get what he needs -- which doesn't sit well with Sonya, who has Asperger's and strictly follows rules and protocol. The case quickly pulls them into a string of murders on the border, a scene already consumed by illegal immigration, drug trafficking, violence and prostitution.

Take the Ride, Pay the Toll

#1 - Take the Ride, Pay the Toll

Season 1 - Episode 11

Showdown on the bridge as the Killer reveals his endgame.

star 8.18
494 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Dario Scardapane, Elwood Reid
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Eidolon

#2 - Eidolon

Season 2 - Episode 10

Sonya & Marco sift through the fallout. Hank harbors a valuable bargaining chip. Frye and Adriana dig into CIA dirt. Fausto makes an irreversible move.

star 8.15
300 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Patrick Somerville
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Rakshasa

#3 - Rakshasa

Season 2 - Episode 9

Sonya finds herself in the crosshairs as Marco races against the clock. Fausto discovers betrayal within his organization. An unexpected rendezvous unfolds at Red Ridge View.

star 8.08
312 votes
Writers: Marisha Mukerjee
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Vendetta

#4 - Vendetta

Season 1 - Episode 8

Sonya pursues a cold lead despite Marco's insistence that it's a dead end. Charlotte finds out that Ray has jeopardized her ranch.

star 8.06
501 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: Fernanda Coppel
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The Beetle

#5 - The Beetle

Season 1 - Episode 9

Marco reconnects with a friend from his past and races to save his family. Charlotte responds to her biggest threat. Linder reveals his true feelings.

star 7.99
479 votes
Directors: Keith Gordon
Writers: Elwood Reid
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Maria of the Desert

#6 - Maria of the Desert

Season 1 - Episode 4

The clock ticks as Maria's broadcast continues. Sonya searches for the girl's location. Against protocol, Marco works a unique ransom angle. A powerful Juarez force crosses the border.

star 7.97
539 votes
Directors: Bill Johnson
Writers: Chris Gerolmo
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Beholder

#7 - Beholder

Season 2 - Episode 11

Marco hits a crossroads in his relationship with Fausto. Sonya squares off with Eleanor. Linder and Eva discuss their future. Frye and Adriana uncover a rift between agencies.

star 7.96
299 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Mauricio Katz, Evan Wright
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Destino

#8 - Destino

Season 1 - Episode 7

The EPPD corners their prime suspect. Charlotte questions Ray's true intentions. Linder crosses the border and takes on his most difficult case yet.

star 7.95
521 votes
Directors: Chris Fisher
Writers: Patrick Somerville
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Harvest of Souls

#9 - Harvest of Souls

Season 2 - Episode 6

Eva’s case hits a wall, putting Marco and Sonya in the crosshairs. Jack Dobbs digs up his past. Frye makes a career move. Eva takes matters into her own hands.

star 7.94
332 votes
Directors: Guy Ferland
Writers: Evan Wright
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Jubilex

#10 - Jubilex

Season 2 - Episode 13

Marco’s loyalty is put to the ultimate test. Sonya attempts to tie up loose ends. Eleanor yearns for closure. Frye and Adriana land an insider source.

star 7.94
311 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Elwood Reid
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Old Friends

#11 - Old Friends

Season 1 - Episode 10

Sonya and Marco close in on the Killer. Charlotte takes drastic measures to protect her ranch. Frye learns that demons from his past aren’t done with him yet.

star 7.90
480 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville
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Goliath

#12 - Goliath

Season 2 - Episode 8

Sonya visits a stranger from her past while Marco’s tainted history is unearthed. Frye takes a step too far. Eleanor’s loyalties are tested. A move is made to apprehend Fausto.

star 7.87
319 votes
Writers: Elwood Reid, Dario Scardapane
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Calaca

#13 - Calaca

Season 1 - Episode 2

Marco and Sonya investigate the body from the bridge. Frye learns that the Killer isn't done with him. Charlotte makes an unwelcome discovery on her property.

star 7.86
632 votes
Writers: Elwood Reid
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Quetzalcoatl

#14 - Quetzalcoatl

Season 2 - Episode 12

Marco becomes Fausto’s ticket to freedom. Sonya attempts to interpret Eleanor’s ledger. Frye and Adriana aid the EPPD investigation.

star 7.86
314 votes
Writers: Dario Scardapane, Adam Gaines
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ID

#15 - ID

Season 1 - Episode 6

Sonya bonds with a key witness from the case. Marco uncovers secrets about Sonya and Hank's past. Meanwhile, Charlotte seeks help from an old friend.

star 7.86
520 votes
Writers: Dario Scardapane
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The Beast

#16 - The Beast

Season 1 - Episode 5

Sonya and Marco suspect a cover-up. Charlotte goes to Marco for advice. A troubled girl seeks adventure in Juarez. A visitor stops by Linder's apartment.

star 7.85
536 votes
Writers: Esta Spalding
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Eye of the Deep

#17 - Eye of the Deep

Season 2 - Episode 5

Sonya & Hank discover the depth of the crimes against Eva. Marco confronts an old nemesis. Frye receives a proposition from the DEA. Fausto gets his revenge.

star 7.82
341 votes
Writers: Mauricio Katz
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Lamia

#18 - Lamia

Season 2 - Episode 7

Sonya uncovers the truth behind Lisa’s death. Marco lies on the record. Frye & Adriana make a discovery that has their loved ones in danger.

star 7.81
337 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Dre Alvarez, Anna Fishko
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Ghost of a Flea

#19 - Ghost of a Flea

Season 2 - Episode 2

A bizarre killing attracts attention on both sides of the border. Frye & Adriana find more than they bargained for with their first lead. Eleanor enlists the help of a young boy.

star 7.81
382 votes
Writers: Damien Cave, Elwood Reid
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Rio

#20 - Rio

Season 1 - Episode 3

Sonya and Marco race to track down a prime suspect who could lead them to the lone desert survivor. Charlotte confronts an unexpected visitor determined to keep business as usual.

star 7.80
573 votes
Writers: Meredith Stiehm
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Yankee

#21 - Yankee

Season 2 - Episode 1

Sonya meets a man connected to her past as Marco discovers he is no longer safe in his own department. Frye & Adriana investigate the origins of the "money house." A mysterious woman crosses The Bridge into El Paso.

star 7.74
425 votes
Directors: Keith Gordon
Writers: Elwood Reid
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Pilot

#22 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

When a body is found on the bridge connecting El Paso and Juarez, two detectives, one from the United States and one from Mexico, must work together to hunt down a serial killer operating on both sides of the border.

star 7.73
774 votes
Writers: Meredith Stiehm, Elwood Reid
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The Crazy Place

#23 - The Crazy Place

Season 1 - Episode 13

Sonya and Marco search for a missing girl. Charlotte meets someone who knows too much about her new business venture. Marco makes a decision that could change everything.

star 7.72
471 votes
Writers: Elwood Reid, Dario Scardapane
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All About Eva

#24 - All About Eva

Season 1 - Episode 12

Sonya uses Linder's latest problem to repair her relationship with Marco. Charlotte forms an unlikely alliance.

star 7.71
465 votes
Directors: S.J. Clarkson
Writers: Esta Spalding, Fernanda Coppel
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The Acorn

#25 - The Acorn

Season 2 - Episode 4

Marco gains a new ally while discovering the true extent of Fausto's reach. A disruption at a local bank provides new intel to our Detectives and Reporters. Charlotte & Ray discuss their future.

star 7.70
358 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Patrick Somerville
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