The BEST Episodes of Training Day

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2019

Network: CBS

Set 15 years after the 2001 film left off, an idealistic young African-American police officer is appointed to an elite squad of the LAPD where he is partnered with a seasoned, morally-ambiguous detective.

Elegy (2)

#1 - Elegy (2)

Season 1 - Episode 13

Kyle, Tommy and Rebecca must rescue Frank when he goes on a rogue mission to Mexico to locate intel linked to the murder of Kyle’s father. (Season Finale)

star 7.93
645 votes
Elegy (1)

#2 - Elegy (1)

Season 1 - Episode 12

Kyle’s trust in Frank is shattered when he learns that Frank has been lying to him about the circumstances surrounding his father’s death.

star 7.91
675 votes
Tunnel Vision

#3 - Tunnel Vision

Season 1 - Episode 11

The hunt for a suspected terrorist takes an emotional toll on Kyle who is convinced that he encountered the suspect during his service in Afghanistan.

star 7.82
669 votes
Directors: Christine Moore
Writers: Rebecca Dameron
Wages of Sin

#4 - Wages of Sin

Season 1 - Episode 5

Deputy Chief Lockhart opens an internal investigation into a past shooting which could cost Frank his badge and freedom, forcing Kyle to help Frank clear his name or risk losing the one man who could help him solve his father's murder.

star 7.80
1,077 votes
Blurred Lines

#5 - Blurred Lines

Season 1 - Episode 8

The hunt for a father-and-son crime team becomes personal for Frank, who is forced to face the parallels between the duo and his own childhood as the son of an outlaw.

star 7.77
742 votes
Directors: Steve Shill
Writers: Terence Paul Winter

#6 - Sunset

Season 1 - Episode 10

Frank and Holly's worlds collide when several of her call girls go missing, leading the SIS to investigate an eccentric, reclusive Hollywood producer.

star 7.73
677 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Alexi Hawley
Bad Day at Aqua Mesa

#7 - Bad Day at Aqua Mesa

Season 1 - Episode 9

Frank and Kyle seek justice for a community organizer who is accidentally killed in a gang-related shooting.

star 7.72
725 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Hunt
Writers: Clay Senechal

#8 - Faultlines

Season 1 - Episode 6

An investigation into weapons trafficking becomes personal for Tommy when an old friend becomes connected to the case. Lockhart demands to see results from Kyle’s investigation into Frank’s actions, leading Frank to reveal surprising information to his trainee.

star 7.70
961 votes
Quid Pro Quo

#9 - Quid Pro Quo

Season 1 - Episode 7

Kyle's morals are put to the test when Frank involves him in a plan to take down a criminal defense attorney who has been helping his clients eliminate witnesses.

star 7.70
788 votes
Code of Honor

#10 - Code of Honor

Season 1 - Episode 4

When Frank's longtime friend and informant is killed by Yakuza assassins, his quest for revenge puts him and Kyle at odds with an FBI agent whose operation against the Yakuza is jeopardized by Frank's actions.

star 7.69
1,171 votes
Trigger Time

#11 - Trigger Time

Season 1 - Episode 3

The rift between Kyle and Frank grows when Kyle refuses to adhere to one of Frank’s morally ambiguous rules. The pair must put aside their differences when they learn the notorious hitman known as 'El Cucuy' is targeting members of the Russian mob in Los Angeles,

star 7.68
1,250 votes

#12 - Tehrangeles

Season 1 - Episode 2

Kyle grows concerned that Frank's rogue tactics will put a kidnapped girl's life at even greater risk after a former member of Muammar Gaddafi's Amazonian Guard becomes involved in the deal and ups the stakes for the girl's return.

star 7.65
1,427 votes
Apocalypse Now

#13 - Apocalypse Now

Season 1 - Episode 1

An idealistic officer is tasked with going undercover on the team of a a jaded, rogue detective, in order to bring him down.

star 7.57
1,859 votes