The BEST episodes of Trauma

Every episode of Trauma ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Trauma!

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.

Last Updated: 9/2/2022Network: NBC
Blue Balloon
227 votes

#1 - Blue Balloon

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/30/2009

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.

Directors: Steve Shill
Watch Now:Amazon
Tunnel Vision
316 votes

#2 - Tunnel Vision

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/8/2010

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

Directors: Darnell Martin
Watch Now:Amazon
Thank You
319 votes

#3 - Thank You

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/23/2009

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.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
320 votes

#4 - Masquerade

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/26/2009

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.

Directors: Jean de Segonzac
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
That Fragile Hour
290 votes

#5 - That Fragile Hour

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/2009

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

Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Home Court
321 votes

#6 - Home Court

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/2/2009

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.

Directors: Norberto Barba
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
346 votes

#7 - Targets

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/29/2010

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.

Directors: John Badham
Watch Now:Amazon
Sweet Jane
194 votes

#8 - Sweet Jane

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/19/2010

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.

Directors: Colin Bucksey
Watch Now:Amazon
347 votes

#9 - 13

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/22/2010

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.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
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Scope of Practice
347 votes

#10 - Scope of Practice

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/5/2010

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.

Directors: Michael Waxman
Watch Now:Amazon
287 votes

#11 - Protocol

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/15/2010

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.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Crossed Wires
314 votes

#12 - Crossed Wires

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/26/2010

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

Directors: Michael Nankin
Watch Now:Amazon
All's Fair
274 votes

#13 - All's Fair

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/5/2009

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.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bad Day At Work
300 votes

#14 - Bad Day At Work

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/12/2009

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.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
233 votes

#15 - Stuck

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/19/2009

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.

Directors: Chris Misiano
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
290 votes

#16 - M'Aidez

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/16/2009

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.

Directors: John Behring
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
373 votes

#17 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2009

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.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Frequent Fliers
405 votes

#18 - Frequent Fliers

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/12/2010

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.

Directors: Michael Waxman
Watch Now:Amazon

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