The BEST Episodes of The Unusuals

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

Detective Casey Shraeger has just been transferred to the NYPD's Homicide unit from Vice and is instantly thrown into a setting of bullets and bodies. As she begins her new assignment, Casey finds that the squad is full of secrets, which serves her well, since she's keeping a few of her own.

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One Man Band

#1 - One Man Band

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 21, 2009

Banks and Delahoy investigate a store selling murder weapons and instructions on how to get rid of the body. Nixon asks Casey to help get a client's son out of trouble on a bogus charge.

star 8.24
275 votes
Directors: Jamie Babbit
Writers: Alexi Hawley
The Apology Line

#2 - The Apology Line

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 10, 2009

When a drug store owner is shot while running down the street naked, Walsh and Shraeger investigate. Information from the boyfriend of the victim's daughter leads the detectives to a loan shark that the victim had an argument with a few nights earlier. After a series of tapes from an apology line service turn up missing Beaumont and Cole look into the theft. Meanwhile Delahoy convinces the medical examiner to give him an MRI, and he receives some unexpected news.

star 8.23
154 votes
Writers: Noah Hawley
The Dentist

#3 - The Dentist

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 3, 2009

Alvarez takes over while Sergeant Brown is away. Things go south when Alvarez releases Bo Keebler, a man who recently tried to rob a Chinese restaurant, into the custody of U.S. Marshall Foster. Casey Alvarez, and Walsh discover information that suggests Foster isn't exactly who he claims to be after the precinct receives a bomb threat. Banks tries to stay in his apartment until after his 43rd birthday to keep from being killed.

star 8.14
182 votes
Writers: Jorge Zamacona
Crime Slut

#4 - Crime Slut

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 22, 2009

When Beaumont is in a pawn shop to get some cash the shop is robbed by a man and a woman. The woman is later the target of Shraeger and Walsh's investigation when she robs a bridal store with a different man.

star 8.00
271 votes
Directors: Peter O'Fallon
Writers: Robert De Laurentiis

#5 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 8, 2009

Det. Casey Shraeger meets the other zany but secretive detectives which make up the homicide squad in which she was just transferred to. Her partner will be Det. Jason Welsh, who is already working on a case of who killed his former partner.

star 7.65
323 votes
Directors: Stephen Hopkins
Writers: Noah Hawley
Boorland Day

#6 - Boorland Day

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 15, 2009

A family of criminals has the detectives running all over the city until Walsh and Shraeger discover their motives and negotiate a stop to all the crime. Brown has Shraeger investigate Walsh's past because her former partner turned out to be a dirty cop. Meanwhile, Cole's former partner in crime returns, making it even more difficult for Cole to continue to hide his criminal past.

star 7.53
286 votes
Writers: Noah Hawley

#7 - E.I.D.

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 17, 2009

Beaumont and Cole interview a couple after their apartment is broken into. When nothing turns up missing the couple discovers that an adult film they rented was filmed in their apartment. The film leads Delahoy and Banks to a series of bizarre adult films shot in several local apartments. Cole investigates a link between all of the tenants. In an effort to solve the case Beaumont and Cole go undercover and try attract the film maker for another movie. Shraeger finds herself emotionally invested when she takes a 10 year old case involving a violent attack.

star 7.48
185 votes
Directors: Ed Bianchi
Writers: Danny Zuker
The Circle Line

#8 - The Circle Line

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 6, 2009

Walsh and Shraeger try to help Powell, who fears he may have killed someone during an alcohol-induced blackout. Meanwhile, becoming victims of identity theft inspires Banks and Delahoy to make some changes in their lives.

star 7.38
214 votes
Writers: Gary Lennon
The Tape Delay

#9 - The Tape Delay

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 27, 2009

Casey and Walsh are placed on protection detail of a wealthy businessman, George Reed, who had recent threats made on his life. Responding to screams they hear, they leave their post in front of Reed's hotel room and, when they return, find his room is trashed and him gone. Then a ransom call is made asking for $10 million for his safe return. Meanwhile, Banks and Delahoy are put on the case of an 87- year-old man on a geriatric crime spree.

star 7.31
182 votes
Writers: Melissa R. Byer, Treena Hancock

#10 - 42

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 29, 2009

Beaumont is struck when Lutz pulls a gun at Walsh's diner. While investigating, Walsh and Schraeger uncover Lutz and Cole's past connection. Elsewhere, Banks and Delahoy get help from a clairvoyant passenger when they investigate a rash of bus robberies.

star 7.13
208 votes
Writers: Sarah Watson