The BEST Episodes of The Catch

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

The Catch follows Alice Vaughan, a private investigator from Los Angeles, California, who is the victim of fraud by her fiancé. She is determined to find him - between working on other cases - before it ruins her career.

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The Wedding

#1 - The Wedding

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 19, 2016

Sybil proves to be a formidable adversary and devises a well-orchestrated con that takes place at a high-profile wedding. Meanwhile, Alice finds herself in a precarious situation and Ben puts everything on the line to keep her out of danger.

star 8.03
1,115 votes
Directors: Kevin Dowling
Writers: Allan Heinberg
The Mockingbird

#2 - The Mockingbird

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired May 11, 2017

While Alice and Ben are forced to face their pasts, a shocking betrayal could change everything.

star 7.86
799 votes
Writers: Allan Heinberg
The Cleaner

#3 - The Cleaner

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 4, 2017

The AVI team discover their working relationship with Margot isn’t as clean as they’d like, while Alice finds herself on the receiving end of a life-altering confession.

star 7.82
817 votes
Directors: Rob J. Greenlea
Writers: Greg Goetz, Jon Dorsey
The Family Way

#4 - The Family Way

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 30, 2017

Alice and Ben get caught in each other’s crosshairs when they must choose between loyalties. Meanwhile, Alice is forced to confront a past she hoped she’d left behind and Val may have uncovered one of Margot’s biggest secrets.

star 7.80
961 votes
Writers: Rina Mimoun
The Bad Girl

#5 - The Bad Girl

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 6, 2017

The AVI team digs deep into Margot’s past to uncover the truth about who is set on destroying the Kensington Firm. Meanwhile, Ben’s plans for his future with Alice are more complicated than he ever imagined.

star 7.79
969 votes
Directors: Sharat Raju
Writers: Ameni Rozsa
The Package

#6 - The Package

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 12, 2016

Ben agrees to help Rhys with one of their biggest cons to date: to break Leah Wells (Nia Vardalos) out of FBI custody. Meanwhile, Sophie asks Alice and the AVI team to help a friend get out of a very bad contract, and, in doing so, they learn that Sophie has a few more tricks up her sleeve.

star 7.79
1,152 votes
Directors: Bill D'Elia
Writers: Greg Goetz, Jon Dorsey
The Knock-Off

#7 - The Knock-Off

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 27, 2017

Alice’s attention to her recent case forces Ben to confront her about their relationship, and Ben and Rhys help Justine solve the biggest case of her life.

star 7.76
853 votes
Directors: Morgan Pollitt
Writers: Alexander Newman-Wise
The Hard Drive

#8 - The Hard Drive

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 13, 2017

Alice and Val reexamine the cold case that brought them together as partners, and Ben and Rhys are faced with a major threat when they are told that their undercover status may have been compromised.

star 7.76
915 votes
Directors: Steve Robin
Writers: Danny Tolli
The New Deal

#9 - The New Deal

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 9, 2017

FBI Special Agent Justine Diaz has a deal for Ben, which gets him out of prison right away in exchange for staging cons and tipping off the FBI so they can arrest criminals. His work on Ben's case gets Jules Dao promoted, but it comes with moving to D.C. Rhys stages a prison break to get Ben out, thus ruining the latter's deal with the FBI. In exchange for help from within the prison, Rhys promised Ben's help on a snatch and grab con with a surprising twist. This leads to the FBI being able to arrest a criminal, meaning the deal with Ben's back on the table. Meanwhile, Alice's brother Tommy comes to town for his sister's help when he discovers someone created a bank account in his name with three million dollars in it. Valerie focuses on getting AVI up and running again after the FBI investigation into the firm caused them to lose all their clients.

star 7.74
1,228 votes
Directors: Rob Bowman
Writers: Allan Heinberg
The Birthday Party

#10 - The Birthday Party

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 20, 2017

Alice is caught off guard when someone from her past resurfaces and is in need of her help. Meanwhile, Ben and Margot are forced to work together to keep a sweet sixteen party from getting out of hand.

star 7.73
868 votes
Writers: Lyndsey Beaulieu
The Princess and the I.P.

#11 - The Princess and the I.P.

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 14, 2016

Anderson Vaughan and Associates take on a new client, a government agency that may have just lost the only person with the blueprints for a very deadly weapon. While the AVI team tries to track her down, Ben continues to pursue his mark, Princess Zara Al-Salim. As he gets closer to making his deal, however, Alice proves she's one step ahead.

star 7.73
1,335 votes
Directors: Regina King
Writers: Ameni Rozsa
The Happy Couple

#12 - The Happy Couple

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 19, 2016

Ben makes a critical decision just as the matriarch of the Kensington Firm, Sybil Griffiths, pays an unexpected visit that throws everyone off their game. Meanwhile, Alice has a breakthrough in therapy that helps her and her team get that much closer to taking down Ben’s associates

star 7.73
1,164 votes
Directors: Rob J. Greenlea
Writers: Allan Heinberg
The Laragan Gambit

#13 - The Laragan Gambit

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 21, 2016

Alice and Rose are shocked to discover their longtime political client is being blackmailed by compromising photos. Meanwhile, Margot and Ben’s benefactor grows dangerously impatient, sending them on a high-stakes jewelry heist to recoup their debt. And, Alice’s suspicion of Dao leads her to confide in Rose,

star 7.72
1,272 votes
Directors: Mike Listo
Writers: Danny Tolli
The Dining Hall

#14 - The Dining Hall

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 23, 2017

Alice discovers some very hard truths about her brother Tommy and Val is forced to dig into her past in order to help with his case. Meanwhile, relationships are tested as Margot and the AVI team have to navigate their current realities, and Ben and Rhys’ latest con may turn out to be a little too risky.

star 7.69
1,005 votes
Directors: Jann Turner
Writers: David Heminson
The Ringer

#15 - The Ringer

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 5, 2016

AVI takes on a case involving a missing child with parents embattled in a bitter divorce. Against their better judgment, Ben convinces Margot and Reggie to work a con for their benefactor, and Alice leads Dao into investigating Ben from a different angle,

star 7.69
1,198 votes
Writers: Jim Campolongo
The Benefactor

#16 - The Benefactor

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 28, 2016

The AVI team takes on a new client, a female captain in the army, who is being harassed by her colleagues. Meanwhile, Alice makes a play on Ben that could put her in some very serious danger, and both Ben and Margot are shocked when an old friend comes to town,

star 7.69
1,226 votes
Directors: Jann Turner
Writers: Lyndsey Beaulieu
The Trial

#17 - The Trial

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 7, 2016

Anderson Vaughan Investigations takes on a case that hits close to home when Valerie's estranged husband, Gordon, comes to them for help after his sister suffers horrible side effects in a Multiple Sclerosis clinical trial by a big pharmaceutical company. Meanwhile, Alice is following her biggest lead yet in tracking down Ben, as he's in the midst of luring their next victim, Princess Zara Al-Salim, into a multimillion dollar fraudulent real estate investment.

star 7.65
1,384 votes
Directors: John Terlesky
Writers: Oanh Ly
The Hammer

#18 - The Hammer

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 16, 2017

The AVI team takes on a difficult and unlikely client being hunted by a sharpshooting assassin. Meanwhile, Alice struggles to keep Tommy out of trouble as Rhys and Ben are tempted by old tricks.

star 7.65
1,107 votes
Writers: Jim Campolongo
The Pilot

#19 - The Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 24, 2016

Alice Vaughan is LA’s top private investigator and the type of woman you don’t want to mess with. Having built Anderson/Vaughan Investigations from the ground up with her best friend and business partner, Valerie Anderson, they investigate some of the most elaborate cases around the world, alongside their elite team of private investigators: Danny Yoon, a mischievous and irreverent PI who is not afraid to break the law when necessary to solve a case; and their newest member, Sophie Novak, who serves as their in-house counsel and brilliant hacker.

star 7.55
1,751 votes
Writers: Helen Gregory, Jennifer Schuur, Kate Atkinson
The Real Killer

#20 - The Real Killer

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 31, 2016

Alice and the team take on a very public client, a husband who was wrongly imprisoned for murdering his wife. Alice, however, is distracted with a mission of her own: track down Ben and figure out his next move. Meanwhile, Ben, Margot and Reggie are in desperate need of cash since Alice foiled their last plan, and the three con artists set their sights on a new target.

star 7.55
1,546 votes
Directors: Kevin Dowling
Writers: Sherry White