The BEST Episodes of White Collar

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 26, 2020

Network: USA Network

A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.

Live Feed

#1 - Live Feed

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 9, 2014

A life hangs in the balance after Hagen tasks Neal with his final assignment.

star 8.36
1,783 votes
Writers: Jim Campolongo
Out of the Box

#2 - Out of the Box

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 9, 2010

After months of searching, Neal has finally found the object of everyone's desire - the music box. But in order to get it, Neal is going to have to first get his tracking anklet turned off. Meanwhile, Peter and Diana try to take down Fowler.

star 8.31
3,021 votes
Directors: Kevin Bray
Writers: Jeff Eastin
Judgment Day

#3 - Judgment Day

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 28, 2012

When Agent Kramer returns to derail Neal's commutation, Neal races to right a wrong from his past.

star 8.24
2,576 votes
Writers: Jeff Eastin
Au Revoir

#4 - Au Revoir

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 18, 2014

Neal and Mozzie prepare to put their plan into motion. With Peter undercover in the Panthers now as well, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Neal and Mozzie know that Keller will try and double cross them, but they have no choice but to work with him and have planned for every contingency. If the plan works, the Panthers will be taken down, they’ll have $30 million of the Federal Reserve heist and Neal will have his freedom – whether the FBI is ready or not.

star 8.19
1,493 votes
Writers: Eddie Serrano, Jeff Eastin, Julian Meiojas
Shot Through the Heart

#5 - Shot Through the Heart

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 16, 2014

When Neal and Peter go after an assassin, the stakes are raised even higher when they realize this may be the same person who has been pulling Neal’s strings.

star 8.17
1,752 votes
Directors: Doug Hannah
Writers: Jessica Grasl, Matt Whitney
Diamond Exchange

#6 - Diamond Exchange

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 30, 2014

Neal and Peter race against a criminal mastermind to unearth an invaluable treasure hidden in New York.

star 8.16
1,853 votes
Writers: Jim Campolongo, Nick Thiel
Countdown

#7 - Countdown

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 9, 2011

Neal and Mozzie must stay one step ahead of the the FBI while appearing to work with them in order to keep them from discovering that they possess the treasure.

star 8.15
2,723 votes
Writers: Channing Powell, Jeff Eastin
Taking Stock

#8 - Taking Stock

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 23, 2014

When a corporate espionage case has personal ties to Neal, Peter recruits Diana from maternity leave for an undercover sting on a rogue stock trader.

star 8.14
1,697 votes
Directors: Tim DeKay
Writers: Alexandra McNally, Mark Lafferty
Under the Radar

#9 - Under the Radar

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 8, 2011

After weeks of working the Vincent Adler case with little to show for it, the team finally gets a break when Sara uncovers what Adler has been hunting. Meanwhile, Neal gets closer to finding out the truth about Kate's death.

star 8.07
3,421 votes
Writers: Jeff Eastin
Upper West Side Story

#10 - Upper West Side Story

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 24, 2012

When scholarship funds from a prestigious prep school mysteriously disappear, Neal poses as a substitute teacher to help Peter and the FBI figure out where the money is really going.

star 8.06
2,692 votes
Writers: Alexandra McNally, Jim Campolongo
In the Wind

#11 - In the Wind

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 5, 2013

Peter and Neal are one heist away from retrieving the evidence box hidden inside the Empire State Building. Meanwhile, Senator Pratt has enlisted a small army of FBI agents to find the box before Neal.

star 8.06
1,852 votes
Writers: Jeff Eastin
Wanted

#12 - Wanted

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 10, 2012

On an exotic remote island, Peter must race to find Neal and Mozzie before a ruthless bounty hunter captures Neal and locks him away for good.

star 8.05
2,788 votes
Directors: Paul Holahan
Writers: Jeff Eastin
Quantico Closure

#13 - Quantico Closure

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 5, 2013

While Neal delves further into the mystery of the Codex, Peter takes on a classified espionage case with a fellow FBI agent: his ex-girlfriend.

star 8.04
1,700 votes
Directors: Willie Garson
Writers: Nick Thiel
Free Fall

#14 - Free Fall

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 4, 2009

The FBI investigates a spectacular jewelry heist and all the clues point to Neal. Now Peter must figure out if his "partner" is telling the truth or if Neal is pulling a con of his own.

star 8.04
3,252 votes
Directors: Kevin Bray
Writers: Jeff Eastin
Taking Account

#15 - Taking Account

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 19, 2011

When an expert hacker drains a prominent New York bank, Neal assumes the criminal's identity in order to spend the pilfered fortune and draw him out of hiding.

star 8.03
2,930 votes
Directors: Michael Smith
Writers: Daniel Shattuck
Digging Deeper

#16 - Digging Deeper

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 12, 2013

Neal and Peter take on an unprecedented asset recovery case for the Museum of Natural History: a stolen Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton and its egg.

star 8.03
1,807 votes
Writers: Jessica Grasl, Julian Meiojas
Controlling Interest

#17 - Controlling Interest

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 7, 2013

Peter sends Neal undercover with a psychiatrist who may be manipulating her patients into committing robberies.

star 8.03
1,798 votes
Directors: Kevin Bray
Writers: Jim Campolongo
Most Wanted

#18 - Most Wanted

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 17, 2012

Having found Neal and Mozzie, Peter must help devise a plan to return Neal to the U.S. and avoid being captured by a ruthless bounty hunter.

star 8.02
2,540 votes
Directors: Paul Holahan
Writers: Mark Goffman
One Last Stakeout

#19 - One Last Stakeout

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 31, 2013

As Peter settles into a promoted position at the FBI, Neal has to pull off a brazen museum heist right underneath the FBI’s nose.

star 8.01
2,015 votes
Writers: Joe Henderson
Vested Interest

#20 - Vested Interest

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 18, 2012

Peter and Neal attend an FBI conference where someone is trying to steal high valued defense technology. They soon discover the thief's brazen plan to take something much more valuable from the FBI.

star 7.99
2,468 votes
Writers: Jeff Eastin
Checkmate

#21 - Checkmate

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 17, 2012

Neal is forced to come clean with Peter about the hidden cache in order to save Elizabeth.

star 7.98
2,868 votes
Writers: Jeff Eastin, Joe Henderson
Burke's Seven

#22 - Burke's Seven

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 18, 2011

When Peter is suspended by the FBI for a crime he didn't commit, he is forced to run a sting with Neal and the gang to catch Mozzie's shooter, and clear his name.

star 7.97
3,604 votes
Directors: Michael Smith
Writers: Joe Henderson
Master Plan

#23 - Master Plan

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 14, 2013

Neal goes undercover as a butler to help expose an imposter hoping to cash in on a wealthy family's fortune.

star 7.97
1,909 votes
Directors: Jeff King
Writers: Alexandra McNally
Point Blank

#24 - Point Blank

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 7, 2010

When Peter and Neal find a vital clue in the mystery of who killed Kate, Neal orchestrates an elaborate con to bring himself face to face with her murderer.

star 7.97
3,332 votes
Directors: Kevin Bray
Writers: Jeff Eastin
Pilot

#25 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 23, 2009

FBI Agent Peter Burke takes an unconventional route in tracking down a ruthless and devious outlaw named "Dutchman". In order to catch the counterfeiter, he employs the help of incarcerated con man, Neal Caffrey.

star 7.97
4,373 votes
Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writers: Jeff Eastin