The BEST Episodes of Thief

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: FX

Thief revolves around a heist crew lead by Nick Atwater who are planning on doing their biggest heist yet - stealing $30 million from the U.S. government. However, Nick soon has another responsibilty, his 14 year old step-daughter.

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#1 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 28, 2006

Nick Atwater is a thief who has done a good job of separating his profession from his personal life. However, this all changes after a botched heist reveals all. Later on, Nick returns home to New Orleans and learns that his wife has been involved in an auto accident. This means he has to deal with a stepdaughter who doesn't like him at all.

star 6.43
44 votes
Writers: Norman Morrill
I Ain't Goin' to Jail for Anyone

#2 - I Ain't Goin' to Jail for Anyone

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 4, 2006

Nick makes plans for his next heist as he attends a funeral. His next target is the U.S. government by stealing $30 million from a plane heading toward Columbia while it's in flight. Meanwhile, Vincent arrives in New Orleans to get the Chinese mob's money back from Nick and his crew. Tammi decides she wants to go to Hawaii to be with her biological father.

star 6.33
39 votes
Directors: Dean White
In the Wind

#3 - In the Wind

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 2, 2006

In the season finale, Nick ends up facing another personal tragedy as the crew struggles to escape out of New Orleans after their heist was plagued with mistake after mistake.

star 6.14
35 votes
No Direction Home

#4 - No Direction Home

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 18, 2006

Nick realizes that he must hide Tammi after he has a confrontation with Vincent. Meanwhile, Gabo and Jacke end up clashing and the crew's heist plans run into some major trouble.

star 6.12
34 votes
Directors: Dean White
Writers: Rafael Alvarez
Everything That Rises Must Converge

#5 - Everything That Rises Must Converge

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 11, 2006

Nick needs to get into Roz's safe so the crew can pull of their airliner job, but Vincent happens to have Roz's cell phone so his moments are numbered. Meanwhile, Hayes ends up taking a lead role in the crew and Gabo ends up developing something with Hayes' wife who has been very bored lately. Also, Tammi tries to break into Nick's secret files.

star 6.11
35 votes
Directors: Dean White
Writers: David Manson

#6 - Flight

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 25, 2006

Nick finds out that Tammi has run away which also happens to be the day of the planned heist. Meanwhile, Nick gets an unexpected visit from Hayes.

star 6.11
35 votes
Writers: David Manson