The BEST Episodes of The Catch

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2019

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.

The Wedding

#1 - The Wedding

Season 1 - Episode 10

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
1,042 votes
Directors: Kevin Dowling
Writers: Allan Heinberg
The Mockingbird

#2 - The Mockingbird

Season 2 - Episode 10

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

star 7.86
758 votes
Writers: Allan Heinberg
The Bad Girl

#3 - The Bad Girl

Season 2 - Episode 5

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 7.82
928 votes
Directors: Sharat Raju
Writers: Ameni Rozsa
The Cleaner

#4 - The Cleaner

Season 2 - Episode 9

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
778 votes
Directors: Rob Greenlea
Writers: Jon Dorsey, Greg Goetz
The Family Way

#5 - The Family Way

Season 2 - Episode 4

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
922 votes
Writers: Rina Mimoun
The Hard Drive

#6 - The Hard Drive

Season 2 - Episode 6

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 7.78
874 votes
Directors: Steve Robin
Writers: Danny Tolli
The New Deal

#7 - The New Deal

Season 2 - Episode 1

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 7.76
1,183 votes
Directors: Rob Bowman
Writers: Allan Heinberg
The Knock-Off

#8 - The Knock-Off

Season 2 - Episode 8

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
812 votes
Directors: Morgan Pollitt
Writers: Alexander Newman-Wise
The Birthday Party

#9 - The Birthday Party

Season 2 - Episode 7

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
827 votes
Writers: Lyndsey Beaulieu
The Package

#10 - The Package

Season 1 - Episode 8

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 7.73
1,055 votes
Directors: Bill D'Elia
Writers: Jon Dorsey, Greg Goetz
The Happy Couple

#11 - The Happy Couple

Season 1 - Episode 9

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 7.72
1,066 votes
Directors: Rob Greenlea
Writers: Allan Heinberg
The Dining Hall

#12 - The Dining Hall

Season 2 - Episode 3

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 7.72
964 votes
Directors: Jann Turner
Writers: David Heminson
The Princess and the I.P.

#13 - The Princess and the I.P.

Season 1 - Episode 4

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 7.71
1,208 votes
Directors: Regina King
Writers: Ameni Rozsa
The Laragan Gambit

#14 - The Laragan Gambit

Season 1 - Episode 5

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 7.70
1,145 votes
Directors: Mike Listo
Writers: Danny Tolli
The Ringer

#15 - The Ringer

Season 1 - Episode 7

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 7.68
1,098 votes
Writers: Jim Campolongo
The Hammer

#16 - The Hammer

Season 2 - Episode 2

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 7.68
1,064 votes
Writers: Jim Campolongo
The Benefactor

#17 - The Benefactor

Season 1 - Episode 6

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 7.62
1,130 votes
Directors: Jann Turner
Writers: Lyndsey Beauliu
The Trial

#18 - The Trial

Season 1 - Episode 3

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 7.60
1,255 votes
Directors: John Terlesky
Writers: Oanh Ly
The Real Killer

#19 - The Real Killer

Season 1 - Episode 2

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 7.54
1,359 votes
Directors: Kevin Dowling
Writers: Sherry White
The Pilot

#20 - The Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 7.53
1,539 votes
Writers: Kate Atkinson, Helen Gregory, Jennifer Schuur