The BEST Episodes of Tru Calling

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021

Network: FOX

A university graduate working in the city morgue is able to repeat the same day over again to prevent murders or other disasters.

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The Last Good Day

#1 - The Last Good Day

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 14, 2005

When Jack meets a strange woman at the train station and then witnesses her death, he's the one she turns to for help. Tru's day also rewinds, though, and she discovers how Jack is able to be in the right place at the right time.

star 8.75
80 votes
Writers: Richard Hatem

#2 - Enough

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 21, 2005

When someone close to Tru is killed, his body doesn't ask for help. As Tru seizes an opportunity to try saving him, Jack ominously tells her there are consequences to breaking the rules.

star 8.68
79 votes
Directors: Guy Bee
Writers: Robert Doherty
'Twas the Night Before Christmas... Again

#3 - 'Twas the Night Before Christmas... Again

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 22, 2005

It's Christmas Eve but death does not take time off for the holidays. Dark secrets are revealed but a lot is left unanswered. This episode was not aired during the original run in the United States, and was not broadcast in the US until January of 2008 as part of a "marathon" on the Sci-Fi cable netowork.

star 8.29
78 votes
Writers: Zack Estrin

#4 - D.O.A.

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 29, 2004

Tru and Davis remain stunned by the revelation that Jack can relive days like Tru. Excited to have a new partner, Tru teams up with Jack to ensure a doctor's dying wish to help others in his life, but as the day progresses, Tru becomes increasingly suspicious of Jack's intentions. And when Jack attempts to stop Tru from saving an innocent victim, she comes to the startling realization that he isn't her ally but her enemy.

star 8.28
93 votes
Directors: Dan Lerner
Writers: Chris Levinson, Zack Estrin
The Longest Day

#5 - The Longest Day

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 5, 2004

Tru is forced to relive a day to rescue a man from getting his heart shot. But her rescue mission takes a dangerous turn when she accidentally sacrifice a shopowner in order to save the man, and she finds herself caught in a loop of rewinding days, and it won't end unless she, herself, find an end.

star 8.27
183 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Chad Hodge, Dana Greenblatt
In the Dark

#6 - In the Dark

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 7, 2005

When there's a death at the morgue during Tru's birthday party, and the victim's identity is obscured by darkness, Tru grows convinced that the victim is one of her friends, while Davis concludes it's Carrie who will die.

star 8.22
77 votes
Directors: Rick Rosenthal
Writers: Jane Espenson

#7 - Grace

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 31, 2005

When a psychiatrist is gunned down, Tru tries to identify the killer… but Jacks meddling implicates her in the murder.

star 8.20
105 votes
Directors: Dan Lerner
Writers: Doris Egan

#8 - Reunion

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 22, 2004

Tru is stressed after being prompted by Davies to attend her high school's reunion. But disaster strikes in the midst of the reunion, sacrificing Tru's former bestfriend. When Tru was forced to relive the day, she finds out that more than one person could have done the deed.

star 8.19
151 votes
Directors: Allan Kroeker
Writers: Douglas Petrie
Two Weddings and a Funeral

#9 - Two Weddings and a Funeral

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 29, 2004

In the first season-finale episode, Tru and Jack--her sworn nemesis--find themselves on a collision course with the stakes as high as they can be after the body of Tru's brother, Harrison, asks for help. Despite his friendship with Harrison, Jack vows to ensure Harrison's death when the day rewinds. Tru struggles to protect her brother, and the game is on as an epic battle of life and death between Tru and Jack is set in motion. But Tru's attempts to save Harrison will lead to the shocking death of someone very close to her.

star 8.19
117 votes
Writers: Jon Harmon Feldman
Perfect Storm

#10 - Perfect Storm

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 31, 2005

Jack comes back to town two months after the events of the Season One finale. Tru's dad decides to move to town. Harrison has been at a new job for six weeks. Tru has started med school, thanks to Davis pulling some strings. When a young Harbor Patrol officer dies in a white squall while rescuing some students and asks for help, Tru has to compete against Jack to save her life.

star 8.02
144 votes
Writers: Jon Harmon Feldman
Putting Out Fires

#11 - Putting Out Fires

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 6, 2003

When the corpse of a handsome young man asks for Tru's help, she quickly learns he's a determined firefighter killed trying to save two children trapped in an apartment building fire. As Tru tries to change the man's fate, the day gets even more complicated when she develops feelings for him in the episode.

star 8.01
278 votes
Writers: Albert J. Salke, Chris Brancato
Two Pair

#12 - Two Pair

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 8, 2004

Tru faces a new dilemma when her day fails to restart after a body asks for help. Fearful that her gift has deserted her, Tru is shocked later that day when a different body's plea forces the day to restart. Now, she must race against the clock to save two people on the same day in different parts of the city. Jack reveals a bit about his sinister intentions.

star 7.93
122 votes
Directors: Rick Rosenthal
Writers: Doris Egan
Murder in the Morgue

#13 - Murder in the Morgue

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 15, 2004

When a dead bride comes into morgue, her devastated financé comes into the morgue. Tru lets him to have some time alone with his loved one. When Davis comes in, he's mad at Tru for letting the man near the body. He finds him removing the bullet from the body. Davis tries to call the security but the man shoots him. He shoots at Tru, but the dead bride asks for help right before the bullet hits Tru. Tru has to find out who was the man, did he kill the bride and why was she killed, and ultimately she needs to save her life.

star 7.93
218 votes
Directors: David Solomon
Writers: Chris Levinson, Zack Estrin
Brother's Keeper

#14 - Brother's Keeper

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 13, 2003

When Tru's brother, Harrison, falls in love with a beautiful young woman, only Tru knows that he could be implicated in the death of the woman's estranged husband. Tru must race against time in order to keep her brother from committing murder or being killed himself

star 7.90
203 votes
Directors: Paul Shapiro
Writers: Jon Harmon Feldman
Daddy's Girl

#15 - Daddy's Girl

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 25, 2004

Tru's father comes into town, and she is forced to help her step-mother, after she asks for help. Also, Jack Harper comes to the morgue looking for a job.

star 7.89
150 votes
Writers: Chris Levinson, Jon Harmon Feldman, Zack Estrin

#16 - Star-Crossed

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 11, 2003

Tru gets asked for help by a young couple who died in a car accident. As she tries to save them she realizes its not a simple crash.

star 7.87
194 votes
Writers: Chad Hodge

#17 - Closure

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 8, 2004

Jake an overseas hero wounded in battle has been placed in a military hospital while his wounds heal. However he is determined at any cost to leave the hospital to find the girlfriend he left behind before he shipped out. He desperately needs an explanation for the cold letter she sent him while he was overseas.

star 7.83
252 votes
Directors: David Solomon
Writers: Jon Harmon Feldman

#18 - Haunted

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 4, 2003

When The body of medical student, Paige Sanders shows up at the morgue its up to Tru to change the events.

star 7.81
229 votes
Writers: Douglas Petrie
Rear Window

#19 - Rear Window

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 22, 2004

When a male corpse with the same name as a female neighbor of Tru's comes into the morgue, Tru suspects identity theft. When the day restarts, Tru's investigation takes an unexpected turn that makes it difficult to sort out just who is the victim and who is the criminal. Meanwhile, Tru and Davis piece together some information about Jack, who hasn't been forthcoming about everything in his past.

star 7.79
119 votes
Writers: William Sind

#20 - Valentine

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 12, 2004

Tru goes on a romantic get-a-way with Luc only to run into Harrison and Lindsey and a serial killer.

star 7.76
123 votes
Directors: Paul Shapiro
Writers: Robert Doherty
The Getaway

#21 - The Getaway

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 1, 2004

When the reporter who has been trying to expose Tru's secret gets shot by a gunman on a crime spree, Tru is torn about saving her. To complicate matters, Tru's attempts to enlist the police in capturing the shooter before he strikes are hampered when his actions don't repeat exactly what he did before her day rewound.

star 7.70
148 votes
Directors: Guy Bee
Writers: Paula Yoo, Scott Shepherd, Stephanie Williams
Morning After

#22 - Morning After

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 18, 2003

When Tru's ex-boyfriend Mark ends up dead in her bed she has to get closer to him to prevent it from happening.

star 7.49
222 votes
Directors: David Barrett
Writers: Robert Doherty
Death Becomes Her

#23 - Death Becomes Her

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 15, 2004

Tamyra Gray, who competed in the first season of AMERICAN IDOL and had a recurring role on BOSTON PUBLIC, plays Carly Anders, an actress who befriends Tru when she visits the morgue to research her next movie role as a forensic attendant. But when Carly's car goes off a bridge and sends her plummeting to her death, Tru's day restarts. As she pries into the private details of Carly's life, Tru makes a shocking discovery about her past. Meanwhile, against Tru's wishes, Jack continues to become fast friends with Harrison.

star 7.29
117 votes
Writers: Robert Doherty
Drop Dead Gorgeous

#24 - Drop Dead Gorgeous

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 18, 2004

When a beauty contestant turns up dead backstage, Tru has a rewind and finds herself entering the contest to try to prevent the same events happening. Luc however has a new date and Tru has to face facts about their relationship.

star 7.29
239 votes
Writers: Jon Harmon Feldman, Robert Doherty

#25 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 30, 2003

In the series premiere episode of TRU CALLING, we meet Tru Davies, who suddenly discovers she can save lives. She is a smart and sexy recent college graduate who lands a job on the midnight shift at the city morgue. On her first night, Tru questions reality when she hears a beautiful murder victim asking for her help. But the next morning, Tru wakes up to find that she is back at the beginning of that very same day – twelve hours before the woman's death that only Tru knows about. Tru must use her newfound ability to go back in time so she can try to stop the tragedy before it actually happens, while at the same time rescuing members of her own family from their dangerous and self-destructive lives.

star 7.29
328 votes
Directors: Phillip Noyce
Writers: Jon Harmon Feldman