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The Best Episodes of Bosch

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

Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to remain loyal to his personal code: “Everybody counts or nobody counts.”

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The best episode of "Bosch" is "Book of the Unclaimed Dead", rated 9.2/10 from 1641 user votes. It was directed by Ernest R. Dickerson and written by Daniel Pyne. "Book of the Unclaimed Dead" aired on 4/12/2018 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Hold Back the Night".

  • Book of the Unclaimed Dead
    9.2/10 1,641 votes

    #1 - Book of the Unclaimed Dead

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-04-12

    Bosch and Sgt. Amy Snyder uncover a key piece of evidence that could compromise the entire Elias investigation. Edgar and Robertson are rocked by personal disappointment. Irving exposes his enemies. Bosch stalks the suspected Elias killer on his own, and comes face to face with his past.

    Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

    Writer: Daniel Pyne

  • Hold Back the Night
    9.1/10 1,272 votes

    #2 - Hold Back the Night

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-04-18

    Chandler and Bosch locate Spencer, and try to pressure him to flip. At Borders' habeas hearing, Chandler gains standing for Bosch and reveals the Cronyns' conspiracy. Edgar connects Marcos and Arias to a shady Haitian under CIA protection. Irving considers his future. Pierce and Vega catch a gruesome new homicide. Bosch has one remaining loose end to tie up in the Skyler murder.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Eric Overmyer

  • Follow the Money
    9.0/10 1,538 votes

    #3 - Follow the Money

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-03-10

    Bosch focuses on taking down a criminal mastermind. Eleanor delivers for the FBI. Opposing forces with violent intentions all converge on the same spot.

    Director: Alex Zakrzewski

    Writer: William N. Fordes, Joe Gonzalez

  • Past Lives
    9.0/10 1,386 votes

    #4 - Past Lives

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-04-12

    Det. Francis Sheehan comes clean to Bosch, Robertson suspects a leak in the investigation, and Edgar joins the Task Force. Social unrest surrounding the Elias murder grows and Irving is pressured to intervene. Eleanor asks Bosch for parenting advice and confesses the truth about her marriage to Reggie Woo.

    Director: Tim Hunter

    Writer: Shaz Bennett, Elle Johnson

  • Rojo Profundo
    9.0/10 1,347 votes

    #5 - Rojo Profundo

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2018-04-12

    The protest looming, Billets strikes a deal with the activists. Irving realizes that old friends are new enemies. Crate and Barrel solve the case of their careers. As the Task Force scrambles to salvage their investigation, Bosch finds himself in the depths of underground Los Angeles.

    Director: Neema Barnette

    Writer: Michael Connelly

  • Creep Signed His Kill
    9.0/10 1,330 votes

    #6 - Creep Signed His Kill

    Season 5 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-04-18

    Pierce and Vega find more body parts, and tie their murder to an ongoing RHD case. Maddie tells Bosch she sent the memo to Chandler, and doesn't regret it. Edgar knows who killed Gary Wise, but can't prove it. At his retirement party, Barrel springs his own surprise. Bosch commits to solving the murder of Daisy Clayton, Irving makes a big announcement, and Walsh returns for one last dance.

    Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

    Writer: Daniel Pyne, Katie Pyne

  • The Sea King
    8.9/10 1,384 votes

    #7 - The Sea King

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-04-20

    Bosch's relentless pursuit in the Meadows case reaches a climax. Bosch and Edgar talk about a startling discovery. An unexpected visitor drops in on Bosch and Maddie. Harry learns that his history is far from settled.

    Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

    Writer: Daniel Pyne, Michael Connelly

  • Some Measure of Justice
    8.9/10 1,317 votes

    #8 - Some Measure of Justice

    Season 6 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-04-16

    Irving and Maddie make big decisions about their futures. Bosch and Edgar, having weathered unexpected tragedies, share bitter frustration with a system that has seemingly failed them. But with the motion hearing on the Kent murder case evidence at hand, they’re each faced with a choice: to let things go, or take matters into their own hands.

    Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

    Writer: Michael Connelly

  • Heart Attack
    8.8/10 1,532 votes

    #9 - Heart Attack

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-03-10

    Heightened circumstances create an unlikely family reunion for Bosch. A surprising revelation forces Harry back to square one on his case. The FBI approaches Eleanor with an enticing deal. George Irving faces severe jeopardy.

    Director: Adam Davidson

    Writer: Diane Frolov, Andrew Schneider

  • Everybody Counts
    8.8/10 1,518 votes

    #10 - Everybody Counts

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-03-10

    The season finale reaches an explosive climax. Bosch and Edgar discover the final piece of the Tony Allen investigation. Harry searches to uncover the truth behind his mother's murder.

    Director: Tim Hunter

    Writer: Michael Connelly, T.L. Lankford

  • Aye Papi
    8.8/10 1,318 votes

    #11 - Aye Papi

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-04-20

    Bosch operates behind-the-scenes to expose wrongdoers. Killers are in the wind. Edgar deals with the fallout of a crucial choice.

    Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

    Writer: Elle Johnson

  • Dark Sky
    8.8/10 1,295 votes

    #12 - Dark Sky

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-04-12

    Hollywood Station goes on TAC Alert. Irving plots his next moves. With new evidence, the Elias case takes an unexpected turn. Maddie tries to connect with her past. Bosch harbors doubts about his Task Force and interviews a new suspect.

    Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

    Writer: Elle Johnson

  • Salvation Mountain
    8.8/10 1,164 votes

    #13 - Salvation Mountain

    Season 5 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-04-18

    Edgar interviews Clayton, desperate for details on Bosch's location in the desert. Meanwhile, Stones and Carter tell Bosch he's going home, but ominously take him up in the plane by himself. Billets resolves to turn a blind eye to the falsified crime stats. Crate plans Barrel's surprise retirement party. Irving makes his case to the DA, and Edgar gets closer to finding Bo Jonas.

    Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

    Writer: Tom Bernardo

  • Por Sonia
    8.8/10 1,371 votes

    #14 - Por Sonia

    Season 7 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-06-24

    As Billets posts the Hollywood homicide detectives’ new assignments, Bosch puts a plan in motion to arrest Mickey Peña, leading to some severe consequences. Billets makes an impression and Maddie makes a decision about her future.

    Director: Patrick Cady

    Writer: Eric Overmyer, Michael Connelly

  • Exit Time
    8.7/10 1,448 votes

    #15 - Exit Time

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-03-10

    Deputy Chief Irving takes full measures in the wake of tragedy. Bosch finds himself in an unexpected alliance, which leads to a startling discovery. Eleanor seeks an advantage with the FBI. The nefarious gang behind serious crimes plans its exit strategy.

    Director: Kevin Dowling

    Writer: Tom Bernardo, Tom Smuts

  • Clear Shot
    8.7/10 1,289 votes

    #16 - Clear Shot

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-04-20

    The department rallies when a threat hits close to home. There's a pivotal turn in the Holland case. Bosch is forced to face a dark truth. Irving embraces a lifelong goal. There's no honor among thieves.

    Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal

    Writer: Eric Overmyer

  • Chapter Nine: The Magic Castle
    8.6/10 1,742 votes

    #17 - Chapter Nine: The Magic Castle

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-02-13

    The true story of the bones murder is finally revealed, placing Bosch in hot water and stretching the LAPD to the breaking point. Bosch's own painful past leads him headlong into a showdown with Raynard Waits.

    Director: Alex Zakrzewski

    Writer: N/A

  • Gone
    8.6/10 1,496 votes

    #18 - Gone

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-03-10

    Bosch and Edgar are now hot on Joey Marks's trail. George Irving is pulled deeper into his mission. And Bosch must go to extremes to ensure the safety of those closest to him.

    Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

    Writer: William N. Fordes

  • The Wine of Youth
    8.6/10 1,271 votes

    #19 - The Wine of Youth

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-04-12

    The search for Sheehan intensifies, as pressure mounts to solve the Elias murder. The Task Force waits for ballistics to confirm their suspicions. Edgar and Bosch pursue an unofficial 'side project' in the San Gabriel Valley. Billets and Dets. Crate and Barrel respond to a suspicious hit and run in Hollywood.

    Director: Zetna Fuentes

    Writer: John Mankiewicz

  • Dark Sacred Night
    8.6/10 1,084 votes

    #20 - Dark Sacred Night

    Season 6 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-04-16

    Bosch closes in on a suspect in the Daisy Clayton murder as Elizabeth begins to unravel. Edgar discovers Avril is as cunning as ever, and worries he’ll slip away. The car czar makes a hard play to force Irving out of the mayoral race, and IA investigates the complaint against Billets. In Bosch’s crosshairs, Daisy’s killer makes a shocking confession.

    Director: Tara Nicole Weyr

    Writer: Daniel Pyne, Osokwe Vasquez

  • The Greater Good
    8.6/10 1,065 votes

    #21 - The Greater Good

    Season 7 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-06-24

    After Maddie’s involvement with the Franzen case leaves her exposed, she must testify before a grand jury to stay safe. Irving asks FBI SAC Brenner for help with Alvarez, learning something useful about Peña. The little tamale girl’s father pays Bosch a visit; his pain strengthens Bosch’s resolve to bring her killers to justice. Leonard and Norris push Billets to the brink.

    Director: Patrick Cady

    Writer: Alex Meenehan, Jessica Kivnik

  • Chapter Four: Fugazi
    8.5/10 1,861 votes

    #22 - Chapter Four: Fugazi

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-02-13

    The bones investigation uncovers the family's dark past. As Bosch's court case reaches a climactic verdict, he gets caught up in a dangerous field trip with Waits, who may be setting him up. A stunning turn of events leads to a frantic citywide manhunt, and Bosch is back on the hot seat.

    Director: Ernest R. Dickerson

    Writer: N/A

  • Queen of Martyrs
    8.5/10 1,412 votes

    #23 - Queen of Martyrs

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-03-10

    A leading suspect eludes Bosch's grasp. Deputy Chief Irving's world has unravelled, even as he's handed a once in a lifetime opportunity. Bosch and Edgar's pursuit of a dangerous ringleader leads to an epic showdown.

    Director: Phil Abraham

    Writer: Eric Overmyer, Tom Bernardo

  • Ask the Dust
    8.5/10 1,480 votes

    #24 - Ask the Dust

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-04-12

    Three months after discovering a startling new lead, Det. Harry Bosch is still pursuing the truth behind his mother's cold case. A murder of a high-profile attorney puts the city on edge so Chief Irvin Irving creates a Task Force with Bosch in charge. Bosch must contend with two former adversaries.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Daniel Pyne, John Mankiewicz

  • The Coping
    8.5/10 1,281 votes

    #25 - The Coping

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-04-12

    Bosch struggles to manage all the things he's lost and to keep the darkness at bay, from himself, and from Maddie. The Task Force bears down on two suspects. Acting Captain Grace Billets gets tangled in station politics and petty opposition, no longer everyone's best friend.

    Director: Alex Zakrzewski

    Writer: Jeffrey Alan Fiskin