The BEST Episodes of The Family (2016)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 24, 2020
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 - Aired May 15, 2016
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 - Aired Apr 10, 2016
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 - Fun Ways to Tell Boyfriend You're Pregnant
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 1, 2016
Bridey ends up betraying Willa for some press attention. Hank thinks that he has found important evidence in Adam's case.
#4 - Election Day
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 8, 2016
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 - Aired Apr 17, 2016
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 - Nowhere Man
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 3, 2016
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.
#7 - Feathers or Steel
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 20, 2016
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 - Aired Mar 3, 2016
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 - Aired Apr 24, 2016
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 - Aired Mar 27, 2016
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 - Of Puppies and Monsters
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 13, 2016
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.
#12 - All You See Is Dark
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 6, 2016
Hank meets Adam. Danny reveals his suspicions about Adam to Bridey. Nina feels haunted by her past.