The BEST Episodes of The Equalizer (2021)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2021

Network: CBS

Robyn McCall, an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background, uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. McCall comes across to most as an average single mom who is quietly raising her teenage daughter. But to a trusted few, she is 'The Equalizer'—an anonymous guardian angel and defender of the downtrodden, who's also dogged in her pursuit of personal redemption.

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The Kingdom

#1 - The Kingdom

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 17, 2021

McCall finds herself in the crosshairs of a foreign government’s intelligence agency when her friend Mira, a diplomat’s daughter, seeks McCall’s help to find her missing brother. Also, Dante faces suspicion from a fellow detective newly tasked by the district attorney to find the vigilante known as the Equalizer.

star 8.30
10 votes
Directors: Randy Zisk
Writers: Zoe Robyn

#2 - Reckoning

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 23, 2021

McCall’s personal and professional lives collide when Delilah and her friends are threatened by a European crime syndicate for being eyewitnesses to the outfit’s execution of a drug cartel boss.

star 7.93
321 votes
Directors: Benny Boom
Writers: Joseph C. Wilson
Hunting Grounds

#3 - Hunting Grounds

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 2, 2021

McCall races to find a woman kidnapped by a serial killer whose past crimes went undetected because the victims were from marginalized communities.

star 7.84
359 votes
Directors: Christine Moore
Writers: Joe Gazzam

#4 - Aftermath

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 10, 2021

Just as McCall considers ending her work as The Equalizer, she’s pulled back in when she takes on Detective Marcus Dante as a new client who needs her help to find an untraceable group of bank robbers.

star 7.82
200 votes
Directors: Solvan Naim
Writers: Andrew W. Marlowe, Terri Edda Miller
The Room Where it Happens

#5 - The Room Where it Happens

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 4, 2021

Mel goes undercover as a volunteer for a rising politician when McCall tries to help a despondent college student being threatened by someone inside the candidate’s campaign. Also, McCall worries when Delilah starts hanging out with a young girl who served time in juvenile detention and reminds McCall of her own troubled youth

star 7.82
411 votes
Writers: Zoe Robyn
Judgement Day

#6 - Judgement Day

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 21, 2021

McCall endeavors to help an escaped prisoner wrongly accused of murder who is too distrustful of the justice system that failed him to accept her aid. McCall worries when her daughter stops hanging out with a close friend. Detective Dante's search for McCall takes an unexpected turn.

star 7.77
511 votes
Directors: Solvan Naim
Writers: Erica Shelton
True Believer

#7 - True Believer

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 16, 2021

McCall races to help a concerned wife locate her husband before he helps an extremist group carry out an imminent bombing in the city. McCall also worries that her anonymity will be compromised when Delilah asks her to participate in a mother/daughter social media video.

star 7.73
354 votes
Directors: Laura Belsey
Writers: Keith Eisner
It Takes a Village

#8 - It Takes a Village

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 28, 2021

McCall investigates a community activist’s staged suicide and uncovers a connection between his murder and his protests over local real estate development. Delilah’s driving lessons lead McCall and Aunt Vi to teach her an even bigger lesson regarding personal accountability.

star 7.73
478 votes
Directors: Randy Zisk
Writers: Joseph C. Wilson

#9 - Lifeline

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 9, 2021

The daughter of McCall's deceased CIA mentor is pursued by a hit squad in France; Aunt Vi becomes suspicious when McCall skips out on another family night for work.

star 7.72
367 votes
Directors: Randy Zisk
Writers: Joseph C. Wilson
The Milk Run

#10 - The Milk Run

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 28, 2021

Doing a favor for CIA Director Suri Nance goes awry for McCall when she tries to locate a missing British mathematician and finds herself embroiled in an international fight for a revolutionary financial technology.

star 7.71
419 votes
Directors: Peter Leto
Writers: Keith Eisner
The Equalizer

#11 - The Equalizer

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 7, 2021

As McCall acclimates to civilian life, she is compelled to use her considerable resources to help Jewel, a teenager accused of murder and on the run from the criminals who framed her for the crime.

star 7.61
659 votes
Directors: Liz Friedlander
Writers: Andrew W. Marlowe, Terri Edda Miller

#12 - Glory

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 14, 2021

McCall's online ad leads her to a mother whose son has been kidnapped by a human trafficker and will be executed unless she steals confidential information from her FBI agent employer. Also, McCall enlists Aunt Vi to help uncover a secret Delilah is keeping from them both.

star 7.59
556 votes
Directors: Liz Friedlander
Writers: Andrew W. Marlowe, Terri Edda Miller