The Best Episodes of Unforgettable
Last Updated: May 15, 2019
Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit after her former boyfriend and partner asks for help with solving a case. The move allows her to try to find out the one thing she has been unable to remember, which is what happened the day her sister was murdered.
#3 - East of Islip
Season 2 - Episode 11
A murdered body washes ashore in the Hamptons, and Carrie and Al's boss offers them a "paid vacation" in his beautiful Southampton cottage, in order to help local law enforcement find the killer, who may or may not be related to a previous serial killer.
#5 - The Comeback
Season 1 - Episode 18
When Carrie’s latest case is stalled by a powerful family’s influence, she receives assistance from a lawyer who may be the mysterious caller who orchestrated a series of sniper attacks.
#8 - Manhunt
Season 2 - Episode 10
The murder of a prominent lawyer leads Carrie and Al to reexamine a rape case that moved Manhattan thirteen years before. Soon, they realize that the case was not as clear cut as it was portrayed by the media, and an innocent man may have been wrongfully convicted.
#9 - Flesh and Blood
Season 2 - Episode 9
Carrie catches a deadly assassin who has eluded her before, but must put her personal vendetta aside when it’s revealed that the woman has vital information to prevent a terrorist attack on New York City.
#11 - Memory Kings
Season 2 - Episode 4
When the scientist who helped Carrie understand her memory abilities is murdered, she must track down other people with the same skill in the hopes that one of them holds the key to finding the killer.
#15 - Maps & Legends
Season 2 - Episode 7
The murder of an urban explorer leads Carrie and Al to not only search for the killer, but to pick up the trail of clues the victim was following on the hunt for a treasure supposedly hidden under the streets of New York.
#18 - Day of the Jackie
Season 2 - Episode 3
Carrie and Al are unable to discern why a businessman was murdered in his hotel room until it’s discovered that his death was collateral damage in a larger plot to assassinate a diplomat.
#19 - Omega Hour
Season 2 - Episode 12
When Carrie and Elliott are attending a party sponsored by the mayor, a group of criminals seizes control of the building, and demand a hefty ransom. It is up to Carrie to thwart their plans by playing from the Die Hard book.
#21 - The Haircut
Season 3 - Episode 3
After releasing a salacious story about the director of the NSA, a reporter is murdered; Agent Simms comes back to help Carrie; Al reconnects with an ex who might be able to assist with the case.
#22 - Blind Alleys
Season 1 - Episode 17
Al and Carrie are forced to the sidelines by a negotiator when the father of a suspect that Roe shot takes members of the Queens PD, including Nina, hostage in a desperate quest for justice.
#23 - Trajectories
Season 1 - Episode 10
When a second murder suddenly occurs at an active crime scene, Al and Carrie must wade through hundreds of bystanders to uncover if it was retribution or an unrelated attack.