The BEST Episodes of The Glades

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 5, 2019

Network: A&E

This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small Florida town to join the state police.


#1 - Breakout

Season 2 - Episode 13

In the thrilling season finale, Callie's hospital is on lockdown when a pair of ex-con brothers take hostages. Longworth and Callie work together to ensure the safety of the hostages, but things take a turn for the worst leaving Longworth to defuse the situation before it explodes.

star 8.38
148 votes

#2 - Beached

Season 2 - Episode 11

A body is found at a popular beachside bar with a large diamond ring in his pocket. Longworth sifts through the sands of the various characters at the bar, revealing a complicated love triange that may have ended in murder. Meanwhile, Callie has some news for Longworth that will change everything.

star 8.18
152 votes
Swamp Thing

#3 - Swamp Thing

Season 2 - Episode 10

When body parts of a Coast Guard Reservist are found in the belly of a poached wild boar, Longworth hunts the killer into the depths of the Glades. Meanwhile, Callie and Longworth decide to push the restart button on their romantic relationship.

star 8.17
156 votes

#4 - Honey

Season 1 - Episode 9

Longworth's case involves a tribal leader found dead at a Native-American owned casino. The first hurdle is getting the tribal police to let the FDLE run point. Callie has convinced herself that she wants only friendship from Longworth but finds herself jealous seeing Josie Tigertail, a tribal police officer, interact with Longworth.

star 8.16
175 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Elle Johnson
Endless Summer

#5 - Endless Summer

Season 3 - Episode 10

On the day of Callie's board exam, Jim must solve the murder of a businesswoman who had founded a new surf clothing line and was about to offer the endorsement opportunity of a lifetime to a young, local surfing champion. Jim gets more frustrated over Callie's lack of communication, while a sympathetic Jennifer tries to comfort him. As he faces an uncertain future where Callie's career in Atlanta will pull her further away from her life with him in Palm Glade, Jim realizes he must make a decision on where their relationship is headed.

star 8.15
152 votes
Directors: Jeff Bleckner
Writers: Wendy Battles

#6 - Booty

Season 1 - Episode 11

Longworth investigates the death of a famed treasure-hunter who was after a Spanish ship believed to contain billions of dollars in booty. Longworth must figure out if the victim was close to finding the treasure and if that's what got him killed. Callie's passion for treasure hunting lore sets her and Longworth on an adventure that just might change their lives.

star 8.15
169 votes
Directors: Elodie Keene
Writers: Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin
Old Times

#7 - Old Times

Season 3 - Episode 6

The murder of a woman who contacted the Innocence Project to exonerate a death row inmate now forces Jim to team up with the detective who investigated the original case: Jim's former partner when the Florida State Attorney General's office calls her to testify against the IRS agent who handled her audit and tried to extort her for sex a few years back. Reluctant to take time off to help the State Attorney, Callie is surprised when Miranda is not only supportive of her request, but also learns that Miranda has been the victim of sexual harassment herself, and the two women bond through their shared experience.

star 8.14
154 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
Writers: Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin, Clifton Campbell

#8 - Shine

Season 2 - Episode 12

An Ernest Hemingway look-alike is discovered adrift under a glass bottom boat with a bullet hole in his head during a "Hemingway Days" booze cruise. Turns out, the victim might have gotten caught in the middle of a family feud between bootleggers. Meanwhile, an old romance from Callie's past reappears and drops a bombshell, one that could seriously affect her relationship with Jim, the FDLE, and the hospital.

star 8.14
150 votes

#9 - Moonlighting

Season 2 - Episode 4

A stolen car and a body have Jim investigating some NASCAR drivers. After Ray is attacked, Callie must consider the option of witness protection.

star 8.13
163 votes
Directors: Jonathan Frakes
Writers: Elle Johnson
Food Fight

#10 - Food Fight

Season 3 - Episode 5

When Jim finds the ex-Navy Seal owner of his favorite food truck dead in the truck's kitchen, he ends up embroiled in a heated political battle between the new wave of gourmet food trucks and the established boardwalk restaurants. Jennifer takes an active and prying interest in Jim's cases, while Callie's attempt to confront Miranda about her hostility backfires.

star 8.12
156 votes
Longworth's Anatomy

#11 - Longworth's Anatomy

Season 3 - Episode 3

While Jim helps Callie settle into her new apartment in Atlanta, Carlos performs a guest autopsy for Daniel's forensics class at Tampa Tech. He discovers that the cadaver he is dissecting is actually a murder victim who turns out to be a student that was killed while participating in an on-campus pharmaceutical study. Also, the Palm Glade substation gets a new addition when FDLE Bureau Chief Jennifer Starke comes down to visit Manus, while Callie gets off to a rocky start with her new boss Dr. Miranda Buckley.

star 8.10
155 votes
Directors: Randall Zisk
Writers: Wendy Battles
Old Ghosts

#12 - Old Ghosts

Season 2 - Episode 2

Longworth teams up with his old partner, Detective Samantha Harper to track a serial killer from Chicago and Callie can't help but notice the obvious chemistry between them. Manus asks Callie to work as a forensic nurse for the FDLE.

star 8.09
178 votes
Fountain Of Youth

#13 - Fountain Of Youth

Season 3 - Episode 8

When the co-owner of a luxury medical spa turns up dead, Jim and Jennifer investigate the spa's members and discover the high costs the wealthy pay in order to stay looking young and beautiful. Callie gets anxious while both studying for her boards and preparing for her testimony against Elkins. Her house in Palm Glades is falling apart, but her life in Atlanta is picking up.

star 8.08
158 votes
Directors: Gary A. Randall
Writers: Tom Garrigus
Close Encounters

#14 - Close Encounters

Season 3 - Episode 1

When Jim and Carlos investigate the death of a millionaire who bequeathed all his wealth to an organization of UFO enthusiasts, the organization's leader accuses the FDLE of covering up the true cause of death: an alien abduction. Meanwhile, Jim and Callie's relationship heats up, but Callie's job search to keep her in Palm Glade falters.

star 8.06
161 votes
Directors: Jeff Bleckner
Writers: Tom Garrigus

#15 - Islandia

Season 3 - Episode 9

The body of an $80-million Florida state lottery winner is found murdered on a remote island in Islandia, and Jim and Jennifer must unravel a personal vendetta spanning over a decade between the victim and the island's only resident. Miranda pulls Callie away from her studies to have some fun at a medical sales mixer, but Jim starts to find Callie harder and harder to reach in Atlanta.

star 8.06
141 votes
Directors: Emile Levisetti
Writers: Dailyn Rodriguez
Breaking 80

#16 - Breaking 80

Season 1 - Episode 13

A man recently released from prison is found dead along the fairway. The victim was the caddy and life-long friend of professional golfer Scott Winters. Things don't add up for Longworth when he discovers the victim may have served time for a crime he didn't commit. The case motivates Longworth to commit to breaking 80 on the greens. Heather tempts Longworth with her cooking while Callie frets over their relationship. Daniel seeks a promotion from his intern status

star 8.06
171 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Matt Witten, Alfonso H. Moreno
Mucked Up

#17 - Mucked Up

Season 1 - Episode 4

Jim is introduced to the intensely competitive world of Florida high school football as the small town of Pahokee prepares for the annual "Muck Bowl," an event that draws national attention because of the many NFL players who came from that area and who have played in that game. When the dead body of a businessman emerges from the muck in a sugar cane field days before the big game, Longworth must figure out who would want the man dead.

star 8.05
190 votes
Directors: Peter O'Fallon
Writers: Clifton Campbell

#18 - Exposed

Season 1 - Episode 12

Longworth's latest investigation into the death of a young girl puts him at odds with a powerful political family. It appears she was having an affair with a Florida State Senator. Complicating matters is the Senator's wife who will do whatever it takes to promote her husband's political career and protect her family's name

star 8.04
167 votes
Directors: Gary A. Randall
Writers: Alfonso H. Moreno

#19 - Doppelganger

Season 1 - Episode 6

A man suffering from head trauma claims to have witnessed a murder before being attacked and believes the murderer looks exactly like him.

star 8.04
171 votes
Directors: Matt Witten
Writers: David J. Burke
Apocalypse Now

#20 - Apocalypse Now

Season 4 - Episode 5

After a dead body disappears from a crime scene at a 10K Zombie Run, Jim must unravel a nefarious plot to discover how a corpse can just get up and walk away.

star 8.03
182 votes
Directors: Marc Roskin
Writers: Lois Johnson
Dirty Little Secrets

#21 - Dirty Little Secrets

Season 2 - Episode 5

Longworth's investigation of a man beaten to death in a truck stop restroom finds clues leading to a luxury rehab center. In addition to the crime, Carlo is dealing with his daughter's Quinceañera and a former colleague who needs his help. Callie and Jeff are struggling with Ray's absence

star 8.02
180 votes
Poseidon Adventure

#22 - Poseidon Adventure

Season 3 - Episode 2

A beautiful synchronized swimmer in an elaborate mermaid costume washes ashore dead, and the clues lead Jim to a bittersweet love triangle and a hip hop mogul trying to turn a mermaid show into multimillion-dollar phenomenon. On the home front, Callie hits a wall in her job search, and Jim realizes the best opportunity for her is the one in Atlanta she passed up to be with him.

star 8.01
153 votes
Directors: Lee Rose
Writers: Lois Johnson
Iron Pipeline

#23 - Iron Pipeline

Season 2 - Episode 9

Jeff's mentor, the high school soccer coach, is found shot dead on campus.

star 8.00
151 votes

#24 - Cassadaga

Season 1 - Episode 7

Longworth and Carlos are called to investigate the murder of a psychic advisor in the eerie town of Cassadaga, founded over 100 years ago by mediums and psychics; Callie's friend asks Longworth to be her date at a party for Callie's medical school.

star 7.98
168 votes
Directors: Bill Eagles
Writers: Alfonso H. Moreno
Family Matters

#25 - Family Matters

Season 2 - Episode 1

The daughter of a notorious Cuban mobster turns up dead in a Little Havana alley, and Longworth and the rest of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement must solve her murder to prevent an all-out war between two rival mob families. Meanwhile, Callie prepares for her husband’s release from prison.

star 7.98
184 votes
Directors: Gary A. Randall
Writers: Tom Garrigus