The BEST Episodes of The Family (2016)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 11, 2019
Network: ABC (US)
The return of Adam, a politician’s son, presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier, sends shockwaves through his tight knit family. His parents, John and Claire, struggle to deal with the emotional weight of Adam’s return; his brother, Danny, is slow to welcome him as Adam seems so different than the brother he knew; while his sister, Willa, holds the family together as she hides secrets of her own. As the mysterious young man is welcomed back, the neighbor sitting in jail for his murder is released, and the cop responsible is forced to reexamine what truly happened. But the bigger question remains, is Adam really who he says he is?
#1 - What Took so Long?
Season 1 - Episode 12
Nina closes in on Jane. Claire suffers an emotional breakdown when visiting Ben and Adam's prison. Secrets finally arise.
#2 - All the Livelong Day
Season 1 - Episode 7
Flashbacks reveal details of Adam's return to Red Pines, playing out against the backdrop of Willa's deceitful ways. John drops some major news on Claire, driving her to struggle with an agonizing decision.
#3 - Nowhere Man
Season 1 - Episode 6
Adam is used as bait to lure a pock-marked man but things don't go as planned; the police continue pursuing Doug; Adam reveals unexpected news to Claire.
#4 - Election Day
Season 1 - Episode 11
Nina is at turmoil with the Warrens as she and Hank try to expose Adam's kidnapper. Willa and Claire's conspiracy reaches a breaking point.
#5 - Sweet Jane
Season 1 - Episode 8
Claire deals with the emotional ramifications of Willa's scheming. Nina is determined to find out where Adam disappears to every night. Willa exposes another family secret. Hank's role in Adam's kidnapping is revealed.
#6 - Fun Ways to Tell Boyfriend You're Pregnant
Season 1 - Episode 10
Bridey ends up betraying Willa for some press attention. Hank thinks that he has found important evidence in Adam's case.
#7 - Feathers or Steel
Season 1 - Episode 4
Meyer and Clements hunt a child kidnapper whose MO is similar to Adam's abductor. Bridey arouses Willa's suspicions while seeking information on Adam. In the past, Claire pushes Hank to share more about Adam's kidnapping and makes a painful discovery about John.
#8 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
Ten years on from disappearing without trace, a politician's son returns causing repercussions through their family and the local community.
#9 - Betta Male
Season 1 - Episode 9
Detective Meyer follows Adam's therapy sessions as he attempts to find some clues about his past. Claire attempts to keep an eye on Ben.
#10 - I Win
Season 1 - Episode 5
Hank blames a member of the Warren family when he ends up being badly beaten. Bridey receives the paternity test results she had done on Adam.
#11 - All You See Is Dark
Season 1 - Episode 2
Hank meets Adam. Danny reveals his suspicions about Adam to Bridey. Nina feels haunted by her past.
#12 - Of Puppies and Monsters
Season 1 - Episode 3
Gabe Clements lets Nina know how he would like to deal with the investigation. Adam goes back to the bunker to see if it can help him to remember anything. Claire's motives end up being questioned.