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The Best Episodes of Ghost Whisperer

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

Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing. Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits from passing over.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyMysteryDrama
Network:CBS

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The best episode of "Ghost Whisperer" is "The One", rated 8.5/10 from 485 user votes. It was directed by John Gray and written by John Gray. "The One" aired on 5/5/2006 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Free Fall".

  • The One
    8.5/10 485 votes

    #1 - The One

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2006-05-05

    After a jetliner crashes Melinda faces the overwhelming task of helping hundreds of passengers crossover. While Melinda faces this task she finds that the “Wide Brim Man” is working against her. Melinda must also try to work with the crash investigators who are trying to find out how Melinda knew that the plane was going to crash.

    Director: John Gray

    Writer: John Gray

  • Free Fall
    8.2/10 404 votes

    #2 - Free Fall

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2006-04-28

    Melinda experiences a sense of dread when she realizes that a plane is going to crash when the spirits of the pilot and flight attendant contact her.

    Director: John Gray

    Writer: John Gray

  • Leap of Faith
    8.1/10 270 votes

    #3 - Leap of Faith

    Season 4 Episode 18 - Aired 2009-03-13

    Sam has a brush with death as he risks his life to save Melinda from harm.

    Director: Ian Sander

    Writer: Laurie McCarthy, P.K. Simonds

  • Love Never Dies
    7.9/10 381 votes

    #4 - Love Never Dies

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2006-09-22

    Melinda worries that Andrea is being influenced not to cross over. Melinda seeks the help of an expert in history and the occult in helping to identify the wide brimmed hat man.

    Director: John Gray

    Writer: John Gray

  • The Collector
    7.9/10 286 votes

    #5 - The Collector

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2007-04-27

    Melinda meets a man who has the same abilities to see and talk to the dead. Melinda later learns that he has a different plan for the dead. A ghost enlists Professor Payne to help Melinda.

    Director: Ian Sander

    Writer: Jim Kouf

  • The Gathering
    7.9/10 291 votes

    #6 - The Gathering

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2007-05-11

    Melinda visits the Mayor of Grandview and asks him to cancel the memorial dedication they are holding. She speaks to the ghost of a mail person and is looking for a young girl named Kristen. Later, Melinda and Professor Payne search for missing children after their Nanny says that they left with a man named Gabriel. Meanwhile, a mysterious man tries to get Melinda to stop helping the good guys.

    Director: John Gray

    Writer: John Gray

  • No Safe Place
    7.9/10 267 votes

    #7 - No Safe Place

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2007-10-19

    Melinda's life is in danger when she tries to help the victim of a stalker.

    Director: Peter O'Fallon

    Writer: Jeannine Renshaw

  • Save Our Souls
    7.9/10 267 votes

    #8 - Save Our Souls

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2008-10-24

    Melinda and Jim go away on a romantic cruise and Melinda comes into contact with an angry ghost who haunts a newlywed couple.

    Director: Gloria Muzio

    Writer: Mark B. Perry

  • Old Sins Cast Long Shadows
    7.9/10 217 votes

    #9 - Old Sins Cast Long Shadows

    Season 5 Episode 16 - Aired 2010-03-12

    Dark forces are fighting for the soul of a little girl that cannot escape the haunted house she has been trapped in for years.

    Director: Jefery Levy

    Writer: Mark B. Perry

  • Melinda's First Ghost
    7.8/10 368 votes

    #10 - Melinda's First Ghost

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2006-01-27

    Melinda is forced to remember how her relationship with her mother became strained after Melinda’s first ghost emerges. Melinda’s mother could not understand how to deal with Melinda’s gift. Melinda must reunite with her mother to help the ghost.

    Director: Peter Werner

    Writer: Catherine Butterfield

  • Children Of Ghosts
    7.8/10 267 votes

    #11 - Children Of Ghosts

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 2007-03-30

    Melinda and Jim become foster parents temporarily for a young girl whose mother is missing. The ghost of the mother comes to Melinda and tells her where Melinda can find her body. The mother confesses a secret to Melinda and Melinda and Jim set out to help the little girl.

    Director: Fred Toye

    Writer: Teddy Tenenbaum

  • The Prophet
    7.8/10 276 votes

    #12 - The Prophet

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 2007-05-04

    Five accidents, and four signs, something else is going to happen. Melinda becomes concerned for the safety of the people she loves when a ghost prophet shows her visions of the future. The fellow Ghost Whisperer, who Melinda doesn't trust is still in Grandview.

    Director: John Gray

    Writer: John Gray

  • Don't Try This at Home
    7.8/10 272 votes

    #13 - Don't Try This at Home

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2007-10-05

    Melinda helps a group of college girls after one of their friends dies and begins to haunt them. Melinda must get Rachel to believe she is not Bloody Mary.

    Director: Ian Sander

    Writer: Teddy Tenenbaum, Laurie McCarthy

  • Pater Familias
    7.8/10 253 votes

    #14 - Pater Familias

    Season 3 Episode 18 - Aired 2008-05-16

    Melinda discovers the truth about her family's past through a series of bodily possessions.

    Director: John Gray

    Writer: John Gray

  • Thrilled To Death
    7.8/10 253 votes

    #15 - Thrilled To Death

    Season 4 Episode 19 - Aired 2009-04-10

    A young woman in Eli's apartment building is being haunted.

    Director: Gloria Muzio

    Writer: Laurie McCarthy, Jeannine Renshaw

  • The Children's Parade
    7.8/10 300 votes

    #16 - The Children's Parade

    Season 5 Episode 22 - Aired 2010-05-21

    Jim's hospital is being haunted by the ghosts of kids from an abandoned polio ward in the early 1900’s. And the connection of Aidan, Melinda, the Shinies and the Shadows will come to a climax and Melinda and Jim will realize that they know almost nothing about Aiden's powers.

    Director: John Gray

    Writer: John Gray

  • Lost Boys
    7.7/10 471 votes

    #17 - Lost Boys

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2005-10-21

    Melinda encounters the ghosts of three boys who died in the fire of an orphanage. They must cross over prior to the demolition of the building holding them inside.

    Director: Peter O'Fallon

    Writer: David Fallon

  • Weight of What Was
    7.7/10 267 votes

    #18 - Weight of What Was

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-10-26

    Gabriel returns to Grandview and Melinda learns more about what is lurking below.

    Director: Gloria Muzio

    Writer: P.K. Simonds

  • Bad Blood
    7.7/10 257 votes

    #19 - Bad Blood

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-11-16

    Melinda becomes involved with a couple of ghosts who refuse to cross over after she finds that they are causing trouble for another couple. The ghosts make Melinda play a game of twenty questions.

    Director: Peter Werner

    Writer: Teddy Tenenbaum

  • Imaginary Friends and Enemies
    7.7/10 278 votes

    #20 - Imaginary Friends and Enemies

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2008-11-07

    When a child's imaginary friend disrupts a wedding, Melinda tries to calm the ghosts causing chaos.

    Director: Eric Laneuville

    Writer: Vivian Lee, Ann Shrake

  • Ghost Busted
    7.7/10 225 votes

    #21 - Ghost Busted

    Season 4 Episode 16 - Aired 2009-02-27

    Melinda reveals her gift to Sam, but his reaction is not what she had expected.

    Director: John Behring

    Writer: Mark B. Perry, P.K. Simonds

  • Delusion of Grandview
    7.7/10 203 votes

    #22 - Delusion of Grandview

    Season 4 Episode 17 - Aired 2009-03-06

    Melinda and Sam's relationship hangs in the balance after Melinda shares some devastating news.

    Director: Jefery Levy

    Writer: Laurie McCarthy, Mark B. Perry

  • Book of Changes
    7.7/10 211 votes

    #23 - Book of Changes

    Season 4 Episode 23 - Aired 2009-05-15

    Jim and Melinda's wedding is overtaken by an ambitious wedding planner while Melinda deals with dreams that seem to threaten her child. Elsewhere, Eli's ex, Zoe, is caught up in a book sale with tragic consequences.

    Director: John Gray

    Writer: John Gray

  • Lost in the Shadows
    7.7/10 194 votes

    #24 - Lost in the Shadows

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2009-11-20

    When the ghost of a little girl who passed away from leukemia befriends Aiden and threatens Melinda to stay out of her way, Melinda worries for her son's safety.

    Director: Kim Moses

    Writer: Laurie McCarthy, P.K. Simonds

  • The Crossing
    7.6/10 571 votes

    #25 - The Crossing

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2005-09-30

    A boy who was killed in a collision with a train wants Melinda's help to ensure his mother that his death was not caused by her.

    Director: Ron Lagomarsino

    Writer: Catherine Butterfield