The BEST Episodes of Trauma

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019

Network: NBC

When emergencies occur, the trauma team from San Francisco General is first on the scene, traveling by land, by sea or by air to reach their victims in time. From the heights of the city's Transamerica Pyramid to the depths of the San Francisco Bay, these heroes must face the most extreme conditions to save lives -- and give meaning to their own existence in the process.

Home Court

#1 - Home Court

Season 1 - Episode 6

The tables are turned as Nancy and Glenn find themselves on opposing sides of a trauma. Elsewhere, the on-scene priorities of Boone are questioned, and Rabbit has a surprising reaction while treating a patient.

star 7.70
27 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: David Schulner

#2 - Targets

Season 1 - Episode 14

Nancy and Glenn get caught in the crossfire as a sniper takes San Francisco hostage. Rabbit and Marisa are torn between instinct and protocol as each emergency medical call could be a trap. Meanwhile, Boone must learn to adapt to Tyler's new paramedic status and medical knowledge.

star 7.68
26 votes
Directors: John Badham
Writers: David Schulner

#3 - 13

Season 1 - Episode 13

Rabbit has a breakthrough in therapy that reveals a traumatic event from his past. Meanwhile, Nancy and Dianas difference of opinion puts a patients life at risk. Elsewhere, Tyler and Boone consider their futures, as Glenn reaches a career milestone.

star 7.54
27 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Dario Scardapane
Bad Day At Work

#4 - Bad Day At Work

Season 1 - Episode 3

Boone's marital problems come second when an arm man starts to shoot in a rampage at an office. This problem forces Rabbit and Nancy to work together for the first time in over a year, with a injured hostages. Meanwhile, Marisa learns that she's more similar to Rabbit than she thought.

star 7.53
33 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Peter Noah
Tunnel Vision

#5 - Tunnel Vision

Season 1 - Episode 11

Nancy's claustrophobia puts her patient at risk while Rabbit assists an injured bank robber.

star 7.52
25 votes
Directors: Darnell Martin
Writers: Janet Tamaro

#6 - Masquerade

Season 1 - Episode 5

Tyler and Boone are on the scene when chaos erupts at a Halloween party. Meanwhile, Nancy and Glenn’s shift takes an unusual turn. Elsewhere, a secret is revealed that can change a partnership.

star 7.50
26 votes
Writers: David Schulner
Sweet Jane

#7 - Sweet Jane

Season 1 - Episode 17

In the process of gathering stories for his book, Glenn finds himself discussing unusual calls with his work mates and ends up hearing much more than he imagined. Elsewhere, Tyler's dad comes to town for a visit.

star 7.43
19 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Dario Scardapane
All's Fair

#8 - All's Fair

Season 1 - Episode 2

Lives hang in the balance when a car crashes into a local street fair. Nancy is assigned to a new partner, while Rabbit teaches Marisa a lesson.

star 7.42
33 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Dario Scardapane
Thank You

#9 - Thank You

Season 1 - Episode 9

Thanksgiving travel is halted when an airliner is forced to make an emergency landing, causing the entire team to be deployed to deal with the situation.

star 7.42
26 votes
Directors: Eric Laneuville
Writers: Peter Noah

#10 - Stuck

Season 1 - Episode 4

Tyler and Boone are called following an explosion at a Chinese restaurant. Meanwhile, Nancy's training is put to the test, and Rabbit reacts to a bumpy flight.

star 7.40
22 votes
Directors: Chris Misiano
Writers: Bruce Rasmussen
Scope of Practice

#11 - Scope of Practice

Season 1 - Episode 15

Nancy comes under fire for ignoring protocol when treating a high school cheerleader and her actions put Dr. Joe in the hot seat and their relationship on the line. Meanwhile, Rabbit and Marisa are quarantined after being exposed to a patient with meningitis. Elsewhere, a misunderstanding puts Boone's partnership with Tyler to the test.

star 7.39
27 votes
Directors: Michael Waxman
Writers: Randy Huggins
Blue Balloon

#12 - Blue Balloon

Season 1 - Episode 10

As a bad batch of heroin hits the streets of San Francisco, Glenn questions Nancy's judgment during an encounter with a "frequent flyer." Meanwhile, a bizarre theft sends Marisa on wild goose chase. Elsewhere, Boone contemplates his future and takes a new step, while a romance begins to take off.

star 7.37
21 votes
Directors: Steve Shill
Writers: Randy Huggins

#13 - Protocol

Season 1 - Episode 12

Glenn handles a procedure by the book and loses a patient, bringing the whole station under a "probie curse." Meanwhile, Rabbit's suspension leads him to mandatory therapy sessions to regain his wings as his relationship with Nancy intensifies. Elsewhere, Marisa deals with a new partner, while Boone and Tyler have a patient jump out of the rig.

star 7.27
24 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Y. Shireen Razack

#14 - M'Aidez

Season 1 - Episode 8

The team responds to a chaotic accident involving a wedding at sea and a speedboat collision. Elsewhere, Nancy takes a break from her hectic schedule to bond with her family.

star 7.22
26 votes
Directors: John Behring
Writers: Janet Tamaro

#15 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

We meet the first responder paramedics team from San Francisco City Hospital. They rescue by land, by sea or by air to reach and save to their victims in time. In this episode, tragedy hits close to home, and the lives and paths of each member of the team are forever changed.

star 7.05
44 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Dario Scardapane
That Fragile Hour

#16 - That Fragile Hour

Season 1 - Episode 7

Glenn risks everything to follow his heart's desire. Rabbit helps a patient cope with a tragic loss. And an old friend surprises Marisa.

star 7.05
24 votes
Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Writers: Bruce Rasmussen
Crossed Wires

#17 - Crossed Wires

Season 1 - Episode 18

Communications breakdown throws everyone into chaos and scrambling to the wrong locations.

star 7.04
23 votes
Directors: Michael Nankin
Writers: Y. Shireen Razack, Shannon Rutherford
Frequent Fliers

#18 - Frequent Fliers

Season 1 - Episode 16

A patient who regularly abuses the system calls again for help. Nancy has problems with her father's new job and Boone disagrees with Tyler on how to treat a patient at a mosque. Also, a dream unsettles Marisa at work.

star 6.84
28 votes
Directors: Michael Waxman
Writers: David Schulner