The BEST Episodes of The Dresden Files

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2021

Network: Syfy

A Chicago-based wizard works as a private investigator.

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Bad Blood

#1 - Bad Blood

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 25, 2007

After a failed hit on her life, Bianca, Chicago's most powerful vampire, calls upon Harry Dresden. In debt to her for saving his life years before, he agrees to help her find the mastermind behind the plan to take her down.

star 8.10
428 votes
Directors: Rick Rosenthal
Writers: Jack Bernstein
Second City

#2 - Second City

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 15, 2007

Dresden and Murphy must work together to solve the mystery of a former gang member who drowns on dry land, miles from the nearest lake. Meanwhile, Murphy's father is in town, and he doesn't have a very high opinion of his daughter's freelance consultant.

star 7.81
385 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Barry M. Schkolnick
What About Bob?

#3 - What About Bob?

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 1, 2007

Things seem to be going well between Harry and his new flame until she walks out on him... and takes Bob's skull. Now Dresden must find Bob and rescue him from the clutches of an old enemy. But will Bob want to be rescued?

star 7.80
369 votes
Directors: David Straiton
Writers: David Simkins
Birds of a Feather

#4 - Birds of a Feather

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 21, 2007

A young boy wants to hire Harry because he believes that monsters are after him and his mom. Harry doesn't want to take the kid's money, but he also knows from his own experience that a child's monsters are often all too real.

star 7.70
745 votes
Directors: Michael Robison
Writers: Peter Egan (III)
The Other Dick

#5 - The Other Dick

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 25, 2007

When Chicago PI Jim Brennan is murdered by supernatural means, Harry must team up with Brennan's assistant to find the murderer.

star 7.70
320 votes
Directors: James Head
Writers: George Mastras
Things That Go Bump

#6 - Things That Go Bump

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 8, 2007

Morgan and Ancient Mai must come to Harry for protection and shelter from powerful enemies of Mai's. They make it to the relative safety of Dresden's place, but suddenly find that they are all trapped by a powerful spell. Now Harry must work with them to find a way out before the spell turns deadly.

star 7.68
366 votes
Writers: Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Storm Front

#7 - Storm Front

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 18, 2007

We are introduced to Harry Dresden, private detective and practicing wizard. When he tries to help the Chicago Police Department solve a grisly murder, he finds himself the target of a homicidal magician. And as if that isn't bad enough, the High Council of wizards begins to think that he is falling to the dark side, so he must elude them as well. Now he must stop the murderer and clear his name before his time runs out.

star 7.58
431 votes
Directors: David Carson

#8 - Walls

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 11, 2007

Harry investigates the death of a college student which leads him to a most unusual ring of thieves. A group of students is using magick to commit a series of impossible thefts, and Harry must stop them quickly. Not only because what they are doing is wrong, but also because the magick will eventually kill them all.

star 7.56
425 votes
Directors: John Fawcett
Writers: Hans Beimler, Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Soul Beneficiary

#9 - Soul Beneficiary

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 4, 2007

An otherwise healthy man experiencing premonitions of his own demise seeks Harry's help but ends up croaking right in his office. As the dark circumstances surrounding his death are revealed, Harry finds himself in the crosshairs of a dangerous magic-user; meanwhile, the crime that got Bob condemned to living in his own skull for all eternity finally comes to light.

star 7.55
439 votes
Directors: Ken Girotti
Writers: Peter Egan (III)
Hair of the Dog

#10 - Hair of the Dog

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 11, 2007

A series of ritualistic murders starts to look a lot like werewolves so Harry, of course, gets dragged in. Thing is, it looks like the lycanthropes aren't the killers... they're the victims.

star 7.55
476 votes
Directors: Michael Nankin
Writers: Laurence Walsh
Rules of Engagement

#11 - Rules of Engagement

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 18, 2007

A beautiful young woman asks Harry to help her recover some stolen money. Before long, Dresden discovers a connection between this case and a dark, supernatural evil, and that his lovely client has been hiding something.

star 7.52
491 votes
Writers: Curtis Kheel
The Boone Identity

#12 - The Boone Identity

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 28, 2007

A grieving father asks Harry to help put his daughter's spirit to rest. This should be easy. All Dresden has to do is track down the killer and make sure that justice has been done. There's only one catch: the killer died only hours after the murder.

star 7.47
563 votes
Writers: George Mastras