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The Best Episodes of Big Sky

Every episode of Big Sky ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Big Sky!

Private detective Cassie Dewell partners with ex-cop Jenny Hoyt on a search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. When they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the perpetrator before another woman is taken.


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The best episode of "Big Sky" is "Let It Be Him", rated 8/10 from 741 user votes. It was directed by Michael Goi and written by Jonathan Shapiro. "Let It Be Him" aired on 2/16/2021 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "A Good Day to Die".

  • Let It Be Him
    8.0/10 741 votes

    #1 - Let It Be Him

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-02-16

    While knocking on doors and searching for clues, Cassie unexpectedly comes face-to-face with Ronald, which puts her in danger and triggers her memory from the pair’s prior meeting. Elsewhere, not feeling like she can trust her husband, Merilee makes a life-changing decision that puts both her and Rick’s fates into her own hands.

    Director: Michael Goi

    Writer: Jonathan Shapiro

  • A Good Day to Die
    7.9/10 804 votes

    #2 - A Good Day to Die

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-12-15

    Jenny and Cassie feel as if they're closing in on Legarski, but they are racing against the clock as he and Ronald are preparing to move the girls. Jerrie makes one last attempt to convince Ronald to let them go. Elsewhere, Cassie visits Merilee to question her about her husband and Ronald aggressively confronts his mother.

    Director: Jennifer Lynch

    Writer: Jonathan Shapiro

  • I Fall to Pieces
    7.8/10 704 votes

    #3 - I Fall to Pieces

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-02-02

    Cassie and Jenny work against the clock to find Ronald and prove Legarski’s guilt, calling on Grace to join their efforts and bravely help them in the process. Just when all the pieces start falling into place, Ronald’s emotions get the best of him as he makes an unthinkable decision, even for him. Merilee plays an unwilling and life-changing role in turning the case on its head on.

    Director: Jennifer Lynch

    Writer: Annakate Chappell, Matthew Tinker

  • The End Is Near
    7.8/10 695 votes

    #4 - The End Is Near

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-02-09

    Cassie and Jenny grow more suspicious of the circumstances with every visit to the hospital, while Ronald finds himself in a precarious situation thanks to a nosy paperboy. With his back against the wall, Ronald will have to address his inner demons and decide just how far is too far.

    Director: Hanelle M. Culpepper

    Writer: Morenike Balogun

  • Are You Mad?
    7.7/10 385 votes

    #5 - Are You Mad?

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2023-01-11

    Jenny, Cassie and Beau uncover the truth about the Bleeding Heart Killer, but before justice can be served, chaos breaks out. Avery's involvement with Tony's crime family escalates to a standoff; Emily and Denise are put in grave danger; and despite her recent revelations, Sunny's family ties continue to pull apart. As Cassie, Jenny and Beau work to clean up the mess, the killer is still on the loose, ensuring no one is safe.

    Director: Ben Hernandez Bray

    Writer: Annakate Chappell, Jason Wilborn

  • Pilot
    7.6/10 1,284 votes

    #6 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-11-17

    While on a road trip to visit her boyfriend in Montana, Danielle Sullivan and her sister Grace are kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote part of the highway, setting off a chain of events that leads private detectives Cody Hoyt and Cassie Dewell to team up with Cody’s estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for the sisters. But when the investigators discover these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, it’s clear they’ve stumbled onto something much bigger than them all.

    Director: Paul McGuigan

    Writer: David E. Kelley

  • Duck Hunting
    7.6/10 441 votes

    #7 - Duck Hunting

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2022-11-16

    The investigation for the killer continues as Jenny and Beau confine the campers to the campsite in an effort to unravel their lies. Cassie and Cormac’s romance heats up, leading Cormac to confess his parents might not be as innocent as they want others to believe.

    Director: Blackhorse Lowe

    Writer: Sharon Lee Watson, Ryan O'Nan

  • Bitter Roots
    7.5/10 525 votes

    #8 - Bitter Roots

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2021-05-11

    When Scarlet gets an alarming call that her sister is missing, Ronald realizes just how twisted his situation has become and must decide his next move. Meanwhile, Cassie, Jenny, Gil and Rosie find themselves in a whole mess of trouble on the ranch, forced to face off against the worst of the Kleinsasser bunch. But this team is tough and even the strongest family trees can fall.

    Director: Alonso Alvarez

    Writer: Elwood Reid

  • Catch a Few Fish
    7.5/10 413 votes

    #9 - Catch a Few Fish

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 2022-05-19

    Jenny works to find Travis before he reaches a dangerous point of no return. Ren and Jag find a new familial bond and decide how to handle their father now that he's crossed a serious line. Cassie changes the course of her quest for justice forever.

    Director: Jeff T. Thomas

    Writer: Elwood Reid

  • Carrion Comfort
    7.5/10 559 votes

    #10 - Carrion Comfort

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-10-12

    Jenny and Beau investigate the bloody murder of a woman in her own backyard that turns into quite the family affair. Back at the Sunny Day Excursions, Buck grows increasingly suspicious of Sunny while Avery and Emily continue to question the disappearance of the missing camper. Cassie and Cormac discover something unimaginable out on the trail. Tonya and Donno accept a deadly proposition.

    Director: Jeff T. Thomas

    Writer: Dominique A. Holmes, Ryan O'Nan

  • Come Get Me
    7.5/10 499 votes

    #11 - Come Get Me

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2022-11-02

    When shocking new evidence surfaces from the “Bleeding Heart Murder Case,” Jenny and Beau team up with Cassie and achieve a major breakthrough. Buck struggles with his moral ambiguity, and cracks begin to form in his and Sunny’s marriage.

    Director: Tori Garrett

    Writer: Annakate Chappell, Christine Roum

  • That Old Feeling
    7.5/10 430 votes

    #12 - That Old Feeling

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2023-01-18

    With Denise and Emily's lives on the line, Jenny and Beau are determined to bring the Bleeding Heart Killer to justice, no matter what it takes. Meanwhile, Cassie uses her connections to pin down their possible location; and Sunny makes a fiery decision that will change her family forever, but will it all be enough to save the ones they love?

    Director: Jeff T. Thomas

    Writer: Elwood Reid, Brian McCauley Johnson, Dominique A. Holmes

  • The Big Rick
    7.4/10 856 votes

    #13 - The Big Rick

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-12-01

    Still on the search for the missing girls, Cassie grows more suspicious of Legarski after a threatening conversation between the two. Meanwhile, Grace manages to make headway on the girls’ quest for freedom. Merilee pleads with Legarski to open up emotionally before it’s too late, and Helen finally confronts Ronald about his increasingly strange behavior.

    Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro

  • White Lion
    7.4/10 542 votes

    #14 - White Lion

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2021-04-27

    Cassie and Jenny hear that a body has been discovered on the Kleinsasser ranch and, fearing the worst, Jenny takes the investigation up a notch, but the Kleinsassers have a plan of their own. Meanwhile, Cassie teams up with Lindor to follow a hot lead on Ronald, who, suspicious that his whereabouts have been revealed, decides to do some damage control—or perhaps just damage.

    Director: Christina Alexandra Voros

    Writer: Morenike Balogun, Elwood Reid

  • Nice Animals
    7.4/10 509 votes

    #15 - Nice Animals

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2021-05-04

    Cassie, Jenny, Jerrie and Lindor work to get things back on track when the motel is reduced to rubble and both the Kleinsasser and Ronald cases not doing much better. At the ranch, Cheyenne seizes an opportunity to shift the family power dynamic in her favor and all it will take is the truth.

    Director: Michael Goi

    Writer: Jonathan Shapiro, Elwood Reid

  • Love Is a Strange and Dangerous Thing
    7.4/10 567 votes

    #16 - Love Is a Strange and Dangerous Thing

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2021-05-18

    Cassie and Jenny leave the Kleinsasser women to forge their own path, ridding themselves of their ranch troubles and heading back home. Along with Jerrie and Lindor, they finally get to see Ronald behind bars, though he quickly strips them of any satisfaction by leading them on a wild goose chase, straight into the arms of the syndicate. A brutal battle ensues, clearing a path for Scarlet and Ronald to escape, but while they run off into the sunset Jenny risks her life to save Cassie’s. Is this the end for our dynamic duo? Only time will tell.

    Director: Michael Goi

    Writer: Annakate Chappell, Matthew Tinker, Elwood Reid

  • Huckleberry
    7.4/10 438 votes

    #17 - Huckleberry

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-10-07

    Cassie takes on a missing person case brought in by a concerned girlfriend. Jenny continues to search for clues relating to the mysterious truck accident. Max, Harper, Madison and Bridger are at odds over stolen money.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The End Has No End
    7.4/10 354 votes

    #18 - The End Has No End

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-12-16

    Jenny and Cassie trade stories on recent run-ins with Tonya, leading Cassie to confront her about working for Ren. Having left the ranch—and Wolf—behind him, Ronald revels in his newfound freedom, but old habits threaten to derail his plans. Elsewhere, the kids receive advice from an unlikely source, Travis is finally honest with Jenny and, later, Cassie receives devastating news

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Do You Love An Apple
    7.4/10 627 votes

    #19 - Do You Love An Apple

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-09-21

    It’s been a few months of relative peace, but all that’s about to change when Sunny Barnes and her family set up Sunny Day Excursions just outside of town. Cassie is called in to investigate a missing backpacker. Beau and Jenny track a murderer.

    Director: Jeff T. Thomas

    Writer: Elwood Reid, Sharon Lee Watson

  • The Woods Are Lovely, Dark and Deep
    7.4/10 562 votes

    #20 - The Woods Are Lovely, Dark and Deep

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-09-28

    When disgruntled realtor Tonya calls the police on a squatter living in one of her homes, Jenny arrives only to discover a shocking connection to her past tied to the case. Cassie and Beau work to track the still-missing backpacker. Beau’s daughter Emily takes a campground investigation dangerously into her own hands, but has she stumbled upon a story far more nefarious than she could have imagined?

    Director: Kelli Williams

    Writer: Kyle Long, Christine Roum

  • Flesh and Blood
    7.4/10 517 votes

    #21 - Flesh and Blood

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-10-19

    After discovering Mark’s body in the woods, Cassie enlists Jenny’s help to solidify her suspicions that he was, in fact, murdered. Meanwhile, Tonya and Donno set up camp hoping to find Luke and Paige, and Sunny is feeling the pressure of all those watchful eyes looking for her missing campers.

    Director: Lisa Leone

    Writer: Benjy Steinberg, Sharon Lee Watson

  • The Bag and the Box
    7.4/10 490 votes

    #22 - The Bag and the Box

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-10-26

    Jenny and Beau are on the hunt to find the killer of a decorated veteran. Cassie closes in on the Barnes family, all while getting closer with Cormac. Tonya and Donno devise a plan for their own best interest.

    Director: Laura Nisbet Peters

    Writer: Kyle Long, Jason Wilborn

  • Where There's Smoke There's Fire
    7.4/10 425 votes

    #23 - Where There's Smoke There's Fire

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2022-11-30

    Jenny and Beau investigate the mysterious death of a rookie smokejumper while Cassie picks apart Walter’s story, convinced something isn’t adding up. Emily finds herself at Dewell and Hoyt while trying to keep busy, and Sunny and Buck work to put themselves back together after Walter’s arrest, leading her to reveal her biggest secret to Cormac and testing his allegiance in the process.

    Director: Keith Powell

    Writer: Kyle Long, Brian McCauley Johnson

  • A Thin Layer of Rock
    7.4/10 416 votes

    #24 - A Thin Layer of Rock

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2022-12-07

    Jenny and Beau investigate the untimely death of a groom. Cassie enlists the help of Denise and Emily to unravel the lies surrounding Walter and Sunny Day Excursions. Sunny makes an unlikely alliance to save her family.

    Director: Ben Hernandez Bray

    Writer: Dominique A. Holmes, Jason Wilborn

  • Nowhere to Run
    7.3/10 945 votes

    #25 - Nowhere to Run

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-11-24

    Forced to form an unlikely team, Cassie and Jenny set out to continue the search for the missing girls. Meanwhile, Danielle, Grace and Jerrie get to work on planning their escape, leading Legarski to struggle with the consequences of his actions as a distracted Ronald deals with a difficult relationship with his mother.

    Director: Paul McGuigan

    Writer: David E. Kelley