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The Best Episodes of Beauty and the Beast

Every episode of Beauty and the Beast ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Beauty and the Beast!

Detective Catherine Chandler is a smart, no-nonsense homicide detective. When she was a teenager, she witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen and herself was saved by someone – or something. Years have passed and while investigating a murder, Catherine discovers a clue that leads her to Vincent Keller, who was reportedly killed in 2002. Catherine learns that Vincent is actually still alive and that it was he who saved her many years before. For mysterious reasons that have forced him to live outside of traditional society, Vincent has been in hiding for the past 10 years to guard his secret – when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses.

Genres:DramaSci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:The CW

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The best episode of "Beauty and the Beast" is "Bridesmaid Up!", rated 8.7/10 from 1268 user votes. It was directed by Mairzee Almas and written by N/A. "Bridesmaid Up!" aired on 12/13/2012 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Partners in Crime".

  • Bridesmaid Up!
    8.7/10 1,268 votes

    #1 - Bridesmaid Up!

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-12-13

    When Catherine’s dad gets remarried, the bride-to-be and her bridesmaids try to find the daughter-of-the-groom a date for the wedding. Uncomfortable with being set up, Cat reluctantly admits that she’s seeing somebody and confides to Vincent that she wishes he could be her date. At the wedding reception, Cat learns about a research grant that Evan received to study the mutant DNA cells found at local crime scenes. When she tells Vincent about Evan’s theory of how the cells are changing to become more animal-like and less human, she encounters an unexpected detour that could change the course of their relationship. Meanwhile, Tess and Joe cross the line romantically despite the fact that Joe is a married man.

    Director: Mairzee Almas

    Writer: N/A

  • Partners in Crime
    8.6/10 928 votes

    #2 - Partners in Crime

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2013-03-28

    Cat is forced to reveal things that she had been keeping from Tess to salvage their relationship, and to protect Vincent. Gabe is suspicious of everyone in the department, while Evan witnesses Cat doing something that changes his opinion of her, making him even more determined to track down the beast.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Heart of Darkness
    8.6/10 864 votes

    #3 - Heart of Darkness

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2013-04-18

    Evan confesses his love to Cat and admits that he tipped off Muirfield to Vincent’s whereabouts. Meanwhile, Gabe finds evidence that someone in the department is a mole who was working with the vigilante.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Insatiable
    8.5/10 1,014 votes

    #4 - Insatiable

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2013-03-21

    After taking their relationship to a new level, Cat and Vincent are forced to deal with reality when someone appears to be the framing the vigilante. Evan finds proof that Cat knows more than she is letting on about the beast. Muirfield and the police are closing in on Vincent and this time there is no escape, so J.T. and Cat come up with an extreme solution. Meanwhile, Tess following a tip, finds something that will forever change her relationship with Cat.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Never Turn Back
    8.5/10 819 votes

    #5 - Never Turn Back

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2013-05-16

    When secrets about Cat’s family are revealed, it will change everything Cat knew about her past. Vincent finds himself staring his demise in the face; while Gabe takes drastic measures get some answers.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Who Am I?
    8.5/10 1,030 votes

    #6 - Who Am I?

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-10-07

    Three months after Vincent Keller was abducted by Muirfield, Detective Catherine Chandler, is reunited with him - but not in the way she planned. He's changed: his scar has disappeared, his memory has been wiped clean and he returns as a supercharged beast on a mysterious mission. Catherine needs to unravel the reasons behind Vincent's change if she has any hopes of recovering their epic love, while also trying to solve the secrets that swirl around her own life.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • About Last Night
    8.5/10 693 votes

    #7 - About Last Night

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2014-03-10

    Cat and Vincent must revisit a romantic destination as they try to prevent Sam from destroying a group of people.

    Director: Stuart Gillard

    Writer: Melissa Glenn

  • Deja Vu
    8.5/10 516 votes

    #8 - Deja Vu

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2014-07-07

    Cat finds information in a surprising place -- her ancestor's journal -- that makes her think the only way to stop Gabe is to kill Vincent.

    Director: Stuart Gillard

    Writer: Brad Kern, Roger Grant

  • Any Means Possible
    8.4/10 1,071 votes

    #9 - Any Means Possible

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2013-03-14

    New Assistant District Attorney Gabe Lowan arrives at the precinct, suspicious that cases involving the vigilante are being mishandled, and wanting answers. Cat is determined to protect Vincent at any cost, which includes tracking down a witness and threatening him at a gala masquerade ball. Meanwhile, Vincent worries he may lose control if he gets romantically involved with Cat.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Date Night
    8.4/10 753 votes

    #10 - Date Night

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2013-05-09

    Cat and Vincent go on a date out in public in an attempt to be a normal couple, which backfires on them. Meanwhile, Gabe reveals some information that gives Cat hope they can find a cure for Vincent.

    Director: Kevin Fair

    Writer: N/A

  • Liar, Liar
    8.4/10 855 votes

    #11 - Liar, Liar

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-10-21

    Catherine and Vincent track a mysterious beast while keeping their individual agendas from one another in a clever game of cat-and-mouse. Meanwhile, Heather has a bombshell revelation for Cat, and Tess confronts Gabe about his real motives for helping Cat.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Beast is the New Black
    8.4/10 610 votes

    #12 - Beast is the New Black

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 2014-06-02

    Vincent has just been arrested for murder and Cat is afraid he'll get a life sentence. Fearing that she may die if she loses him again, she comes up with a plan to help him escape from prison and save him.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Cat and Mouse
    8.4/10 541 votes

    #13 - Cat and Mouse

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 2014-06-09

    A city-wide manhunt for Vincent forces him and Cat to stay under the radar; Vincent and Cat find a surprising ally when the FBI asks them for help with an important case.

    Director: Jeff Renfroe

    Writer: Amy Curen, Brad Kern

  • Destined
    8.4/10 380 votes

    #14 - Destined

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2015-09-10

    Cat and Vincent will be forced to work together as a couple in ways they never have before if they hope to defeat their destined foe in Liam, who will do everything he can to expose Vincent as a beast in order to destroy their love. Season Finale.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Trust No One
    8.3/10 1,029 votes

    #15 - Trust No One

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2013-02-14

    Cat and Vincent are unsure if they can trust Alex (Bridget Regan) with the truth about his past. Evan realizes that Claire (Kelly Overton), the woman he is dating, is hiding things from him. Heather (Nicole Gale Anderson) meets and falls for Joe's younger brother Darius (Christian Keyes), and Vincent tries to win over Cat with romantic gestures for Valentine’s Day.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Tough Love
    8.3/10 1,077 votes

    #16 - Tough Love

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2013-02-21

    After a dinner where Cat introduces Vincent to Heather ends badly, Heather enlists Tess to stage an intervention with Cat. Evan receives an interesting proposition that could change the course of his cross species investigation and at an event to honor Joe, Heather goes missing and Vincent is forced to make a tough decision that saves her life.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Anniversary
    8.3/10 782 votes

    #17 - Anniversary

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2013-05-02

    On the anniversary of her mother's death, Cat asks Gabe to attend her family's annual remembrance of Vanessa, which makes Vincent incredibly jealous. Cat learns some information that makes her think her mom might still be alive and when a sniper shoots the mayor at a public event, Vincent finds evidence that links Gabe to the sniper.

    Director: Mairzee Almas

    Writer: N/A

  • Kidnapped
    8.3/10 877 votes

    #18 - Kidnapped

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-10-14

    Vincent kidnaps Cat as she tries to learn more about his mission; J.T., Tess and Gabe work together to help Cat.

    Director: Rick Bota

    Writer: N/A

  • Hothead
    8.3/10 789 votes

    #19 - Hothead

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-10-28

    After getting stonewalled by Cat in his quest to track down a suspected beast, Gabe enlists Vincent's help, but Vincent quickly takes matters into his own hands. Unfortunately, the beast as an advantage over Vincent that requires Cat's help, in addition to the help of someone else who opens up old wounds from Vincent's past.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Held Hostage
    8.3/10 657 votes

    #20 - Held Hostage

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2014-01-27

    A group of criminals looking to steal a rare necklace in Tori's possession takes Cat, Tori and Tess hostage at the precinct, leaving Vincent as their only hope for help. Vincent is forced to make a decision since helping could reveal his true identity to the entire force.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Catch Me If You Can
    8.3/10 656 votes

    #21 - Catch Me If You Can

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2014-03-03

    Feeling pulled between her current boyfriend and her ex, Cat has to decide between Gabe and Vincent. While Cat and Vincent work together to save Sam’s latest victim, Cat’s decision gets complicated when she and Vincent find themselves in a compromising situation.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Operation Fake Date
    8.3/10 490 votes

    #22 - Operation Fake Date

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 2014-06-30

    Desperate to start over with Cat, Gabe tries to woo her by taking her on a romantic date. However, she has plans of her own regarding how to save Vincent – while also trying to plan Heather's bachelorette party.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bob & Carol, Vin & Cat
    8.3/10 461 votes

    #23 - Bob & Carol, Vin & Cat

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-06-25

    When two married agents from the FBI take over an investigation, Catherine and Vincent hope they are seeing a future version of themselves but fear their work schedules are jeopardizing their relationship. When the two couples bond and team up on the case, a mysterious coincidence surfaces that raises suspicions. JT investigates whether he has super powers of his own while Tess considers a career move. Meanwhile, Heather offers up an interesting option to make her big sister’s life a little easier.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Out of Control
    8.2/10 1,106 votes

    #24 - Out of Control

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-11-29

    JT thinks Vincent may somehow be involved in Cat's homicide investigation after she mentions a local college fraternity brother was brutally killed. JT examines Vincent to determine the cause of his increasingly frequent blackouts, but when Vincent starts to beast out, JT is forced to tranquilize him. Meanwhile, Evan and his new intern find a strange cut on the victim's ankle, which matches that of a female cadaver left on campus a year earlier. As Evan works to uncover more clues from the crime scene, he is kidnapped. Cat begs Vincent to help find Evan and save his life, yet she doesn’t realize that she’s putting Vincent's life in serious danger.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Seeing Red
    8.2/10 1,121 votes

    #25 - Seeing Red

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-01-24

    Vincent barely escapes being caught by his former fiancée, Alex and must deal with the repercussions of his past. While Cat is in the hospital, she is forced to confront her feelings for Vincent. Meanwhile, J.T. gets a surprising visitor asking about old research he did on mutant DNA.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A