The BEST Episodes of Touched by an Angel
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021
Tess and Monica are two angels sent to earth to help people with their problems. Helping them are Andrew and the new angel, Gloria.
#1 - Forever Young
Season 8 - Episode 22 - Aired May 11, 2002
A motivational speaker helps other to move forward and achieve, but he and his wife have their own problems of moving forward since their daughter’s murder.
#2 - Fighting the Good Fight
Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired May 9, 1999
Two boys stay with their uncle since their mother is in jail. The eleven year old is picked on by his brother and other older kids. He takes up boxing to defend himself.
#3 - Such a Time as This
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 1999
A US senator is called upon to bring to light the suffering of the people of Sudan in the illegal slave trade. Initially the senator (married to a political cynic) refuses but, nudged by her son, it soon changes.
#4 - Breaking Bread
Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 8, 1998
A man is a witness to a brutal hate crime, but he is afraid to go to the police to report what he saw. The angels must help him overcome his fear in order that justice be done.
#6 - The Lord Moves in Mysterious Ways
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 21, 2001
Tess is late to her own party because she stops to help a snobby woman who lost her father as a child. A quirky angel reveals a secret.
#7 - Elijah
Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired May 3, 1998
A man is ordered by the court to stay in his own slum apartments for two weeks. He has lost his faith and forgotten all his father taught him. Then his son is shot and no help is found in the building.
#8 - Family Business
Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 28, 1999
Ben owns a car dealership which is run by his family, except for Buddy. Ben tries to control all aspects of the family, but Buddy wanted to be his own individual. After five years, Buddy returns. His father must learns to accept Buddy’s choices.
#9 - Holy of Holies
Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 29, 2001
Monica, Tess and Andrew help train their newest angel, Gloria. Their assignment is to help a college professor in his quest for the Ark of the Covenant.
#10 - God Bless the Child
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 26, 2000
A teen is about to throw away her ambitions of music and education by starting to use drugs. The angels use her love of music to tell her the story of Billie Holiday’s tragic life in hopes of helping the teen follow her dream without drugs.
#11 - What Are Friends For?
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 4, 1998
A young woman is running for mayor and her campaign places her in the lead. But then a friend of hers is being accused of sexual misconduct with a student in his classroom. Monica must help her understand what she should do.
#12 - Chutzpah
Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 27, 2001
With memories of her Jewish father’s discrimination against women, Rachel releases her fury by publishing comic strips which make fun of her father and his religion.
#13 - Charades
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 16, 1997
Libby’s father was on the Hollywood Blacklist in the 1950s, but is now being honored. He is dead, but his best friend and Libby’s mother Vera are to accept the award. When Vera refuses, Libby finds out the truth from that time.
#14 - Made in the U.S.A.
Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 11, 1999
Nick Stratton is a former Vietnam veteran managing a clothing factory staffed by refugees. His personal problems are exaggerated when the IRS starts chasing him for back taxes. The angels get involved when he starts mistreating his employees.
#15 - Monica's Bad Day
Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired Apr 30, 2000
While learning to parallel park, Monica bumps into a man who walks in front of the car. While not hurt, he is rude to her. Monica is upset and it seems to affect her whole day regardless of how she tries to make it up to him.
#16 - The Comeback
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 23, 1997
Carol Burnett and her real life daughter star as a mother and daughter with acting aspirations. Monica must teach them that their luck is not from signs and omens but rather is the love from God.
#17 - Minute by Minute
Season 8 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 13, 2002
A nun with a dark past tries to stop two boys from blowing up a high school.
#18 - The Word
Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 19, 2002
A girl with OCD is threatened to be placed in foster care after her illiterate father gives her an overdose of her medication.
#20 - Stealing Hope
Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 23, 2000
Ricky is a gas station attendant who just lost his job since the station is closing. Monica goes to help with the closing inventory of items, and to convince him that a door closing opens another door and that he needs to pursue his poetry.
#21 - Hearts
Season 5 - Episode 25 - Aired May 16, 1999
A teenager needs a heart transplant. Her doctor has a daughter who is a friend of the teen. A heart becomes available when a woman falls and has brain damage. The angels must heal the husband and the doctor’s relationship with her daughter.
#22 - Ship-In-A-Bottle
Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 26, 2002
A widowed father with two children has to deal with one daughter having sickle cell anemia. When the daughter gets seriously sick and the local doctor is not available, his daughter dies while he tries to find help.
#23 - Full Circle
Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 25, 1999
Monica returns to a woman named Kate who has more problems than the previous time. Kate is in danger of losing her house, and has not seen her son in seven years. Her son returns, and has his own child. Kate still has problems.
#24 - Most Likely To Succeed
Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 10, 2001
After a long life of hatred towards the football player who stole the girl he loved, Dennis decides to get his revenge at their high school reunion.
#25 - For All The Tea in China
Season 8 - Episode 21 - Aired May 5, 2002
An old British woman is forced to reveal the secrets of her painful past after undergoing a failed background check in order for her grandson to adopt a baby from China.