The BEST Episodes of The Glades

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021

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.

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#1 - Breakout

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 5, 2011

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 8.00
733 votes

#2 - Beached

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 21, 2011

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 7.87
788 votes

#3 - Honey

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 5, 2010

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 7.87
1,042 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Elle Johnson
Mucked Up

#4 - Mucked Up

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 1, 2010

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 7.84
1,115 votes
Directors: Peter O'Fallon
Writers: Clifton Campbell
Apocalypse Now

#5 - Apocalypse Now

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 24, 2013

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 7.82
482 votes
Directors: Marc Roskin
Writers: Lois Johnson
Old Times

#6 - Old Times

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 8, 2012

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 7.79
739 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
Writers: Clifton Campbell, Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin
Food Fight

#7 - Food Fight

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 1, 2012

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 7.79
790 votes
Longworth's Anatomy

#8 - Longworth's Anatomy

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 17, 2012

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 7.78
766 votes
Directors: Randy Zisk
Writers: Wendy Battles
Endless Summer

#9 - Endless Summer

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 12, 2012

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 7.78
760 votes
Directors: Jeff Bleckner
Writers: Wendy Battles
Close Encounters

#10 - Close Encounters

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 3, 2012

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 7.76
795 votes
Directors: Jeff Bleckner
Writers: Tom Garrigus
Breaking 80

#11 - Breaking 80

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 3, 2010

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 7.76
1,067 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Alfonso H. Moreno, Matt Witten

#12 - Cassadaga

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 22, 2010

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 7.75
932 votes
Directors: Bill Eagles
Writers: Alfonso H. Moreno
The Naked Truth

#13 - The Naked Truth

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 24, 2012

The dead body of a naked woman leads Jim and Carlos to investigate a close­ knit nudist colony fighting against expansion by a luxury condo development. Jennifer begins interviewing the substation employees and finds its high case closure rate seems directly related to Jim, in whom she takes an interest that may be more than just professional.

star 7.75
754 votes
Directors: Eric Laneuville
Writers: Lisa Henthorn
A Perfect Storm

#14 - A Perfect Storm

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 25, 2010

Longworth gets his first taste of a Florida hurricane, but instead of waiting out the storm, he gets swept up in a murder investigation that appears to be a spree killing and he must find the killer before there is another victim. Meanwhile, due to the storm, Callie and Carlos deal with a massive influx of patients at the hospital and a power outage leads Carlos and Daniel to take extreme measures in order to save lives.

star 7.74
1,256 votes
Directors: Peter O'Fallon
Writers: Clifton Campbell
Bird in the Hand

#15 - Bird in the Hand

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 18, 2010

Jim Longworth takes Callie's son Jeff to a heavily-wooded area to collect bugs for a school science project. In the effort, they stumble upon an abandoned airplane with a dead body inside. The victim turns out to be a retired Special Ops guy who taught flight school lessons on the side to make extra money.

star 7.72
1,140 votes
Directors: Peter O'Fallon
Writers: Clifton Campbell
Tin Cup

#16 - Tin Cup

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 26, 2013

Jim gets called back to the golf course to catch the murderer of a golf hustler, but he's handicapped by a mad scramble to tie up loose ends for Callie and his future.

star 7.72
509 votes

#17 - Glade-iators!

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 1, 2013

When the VP of a local bank is found dead in the vault, Jim discovers her tattoo and bruises reveal a double life as the star jammer of a rough and tumble roller derby squad.

star 7.70
460 votes
Directors: Martha Coolidge
Writers: John J. Sakmar, Kerry Lenhart
Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves

#18 - Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 8, 2013

What appears to be a ritualistic murder leads Jim to investigate the secret world of Florida's gypsies just as he gets an unexpected visitor at home: his father, Michael.

star 7.70
572 votes
Directors: Ron Underwood
Writers: Tom Garrigus

#19 - Booty

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 19, 2010

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 7.69
985 votes
Directors: Elodie Keene
Writers: Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin
Yankee Dan

#20 - Yankee Dan

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired May 27, 2013

Longworth must delve into a 150-year-old ghost story to solve a murder when the dead body of an heiress is found in a haunted plantation house.

star 7.69
686 votes
Directors: Emile Levisetti
Writers: Dailyn Rodriguez
Killer Barbecue

#21 - Killer Barbecue

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 10, 2013

While Jim searches for the killer who smoked the owner of a vast BBQ empire, Daniel enters a BBQ competition with his biggest rival -- his brother Drew.

star 7.69
551 votes
Directors: Paul A. Edwards
Writers: Tom Garrigus
Old Ghosts

#22 - Old Ghosts

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 12, 2011

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 7.69
993 votes

#23 - Islandia

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 5, 2012

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 7.69
723 votes
Directors: Emile Levisetti
Writers: Dailyn Rodriguez
Poseidon Adventure

#24 - Poseidon Adventure

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 10, 2012

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 7.68
762 votes
Directors: Lee Rose
Writers: Lois Johnson

#25 - Moonlighting

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 26, 2011

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 7.68
1,057 votes
Directors: Jonathan Frakes
Writers: Elle Johnson