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The Best Episodes of Leverage

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

A five-person team comprised of a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.

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The best episode of "Leverage" is "The Long Goodbye Job", rated 9.4/10 from 1006 user votes. It was directed by Dean Devlin and written by John Rogers, Chris Downey. "The Long Goodbye Job" aired on 12/25/2012 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Rashomon Job".

  • The Long Goodbye Job
    9.4/10 1,006 votes

    #1 - The Long Goodbye Job

    Season 5 Episode 15 - Aired 2012-12-25

    Nate puts everything on the line for himself and his team when he takes on a case that is connected to his son's death.

    Director: Dean Devlin

    Writer: John Rogers, Chris Downey

  • The Rashomon Job
    9.2/10 995 votes

    #2 - The Rashomon Job

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2010-08-22

    The team discover that viewpoints differ, when they compare notes and find out that five years ago, each of them tried to steal the same rare artifact.

    Director: Arvin Brown

    Writer: John Rogers

  • The Last Dam Job (2)
    9.1/10 825 votes

    #3 - The Last Dam Job (2)

    Season 4 Episode 18 - Aired 2012-01-15

    The Leverage team must recruit old friends and rivals in order to take down Latimer and a foe from their past.

    Director: Dean Devlin

    Writer: John Rogers

  • The Rundown Job
    9.1/10 799 votes

    #4 - The Rundown Job

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-09-16

    Eliot, Hardison and Parker join Colonel Vance in a race to stop a terrorist from launching a biological attack on Washington, D.C.

    Director: Dean Devlin

    Writer: Josh Schaer, Chris Downey

  • The Second David Job (2)
    9.0/10 896 votes

    #5 - The Second David Job (2)

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2009-02-24

    Nate tries to piece together his team after coming out of hiding. However, the high stakes involved in his latest con could spell disaster for him and his friends.

    Director: Dean Devlin

    Writer: John Rogers

  • The San Lorenzo Job (2)
    8.9/10 714 votes

    #6 - The San Lorenzo Job (2)

    Season 3 Episode 16 - Aired 2010-12-19

    After following Moreau to San Lorenzo, the team discovers that he is chief advisor to the current President.

    Director: Marc Roskin

    Writer: John Rogers, M. Scott Veach

  • The Broken Wing Job
    8.9/10 719 votes

    #7 - The Broken Wing Job

    Season 5 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-09-09

    When a broken leg leaves Parker behind on the crew’s latest job, she spies on the Brew Pub’s customers for fun and discovers a group of thieves planning a heist.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Rebecca Kirsch, M. Scott Veach

  • The First David Job (1)
    8.8/10 896 votes

    #8 - The First David Job (1)

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2009-02-17

    The team puts together a plan to steal Nate's former boss's prized Michelangelo Maquette and sell it back to him.

    Director: Dean Devlin

    Writer: John Rogers

  • The Grave Danger Job
    8.8/10 686 votes

    #9 - The Grave Danger Job

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2011-08-14

    The LEVERAGE crew aims their sights on a charming funeral director who embezzles money from her grieving mourners, then discovers she is also selling the identities of the recently deceased to a deadly Mexican drug cartel.

    Director: John Harrison

    Writer: Rebecca Kirsch

  • The Bank Shot Job
    8.7/10 996 votes

    #10 - The Bank Shot Job

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2008-12-30

    Sophie and Nate find themselves taken hostage during a bank robbery. They soon learn they are trapped inside with their latest target: a corrupt judge.

    Director: Dean Devlin

    Writer: N/A

  • The Juror #6 Job
    8.7/10 901 votes

    #11 - The Juror #6 Job

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2009-02-10

    When one of Parker's aliases receives jury duty, Nate forces her to go, resulting in a showdown between the team and a corporation tampering with the jury.

    Director: Jonathan Frakes

    Writer: N/A

  • The Two Live Crew Job
    8.7/10 918 votes

    #12 - The Two Live Crew Job

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2009-08-26

    Nate and his crew square off against a band of thieves in order to retrieve priceless stolen artwork.

    Director: Dean Devlin

    Writer: John Rogers, Amy Berg

  • The Inside Job
    8.7/10 741 votes

    #13 - The Inside Job

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2010-06-27

    When Parker is trapped in an unknown location while working a theft for her mentor, the LEVERAGE team must race the clock to find her and free her.

    Director: John Rogers

    Writer: Geoffrey Thorne

  • The Big Bang Job (1)
    8.7/10 679 votes

    #14 - The Big Bang Job (1)

    Season 3 Episode 15 - Aired 2010-12-19

    The team infiltrates a government research lab to stop Damien Moreau from auctioning information to international terrorists.

    Director: Marc Roskin

    Writer: Chris Downey, Geoffrey Thorne

  • The Radio Job (1)
    8.7/10 644 votes

    #15 - The Radio Job (1)

    Season 4 Episode 17 - Aired 2012-01-08

    When Latimer hires Nate’s father to pull off a heist in an ultra-secure government office, the Leverage team must stage a fake hostage stand-off when they’re trapped inside and the feds lay siege to the building.

    Director: Dean Devlin

    Writer: Chris Downey, Paul Guyot

  • The Bottle Job
    8.6/10 742 votes

    #16 - The Bottle Job

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2010-01-20

    The LEVERAGE team runs a high-tech version of a classic con on a predatory loan shark in order to save McRory’s bar.

    Director: Jonathan Frakes

    Writer: Christine Boylan

  • The Maltese Falcon Job (2)
    8.6/10 736 votes

    #17 - The Maltese Falcon Job (2)

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2010-02-17

    Surrounded by FBI, the team decides to hide in plain sight, while continuing to take down the corrupt mayor and his gunrunning partner. Little do they suspect that Nate has a different endgame in mind for them all.

    Director: Dean Devlin

    Writer: John Rogers

  • The Van Gogh Job
    8.6/10 766 votes

    #18 - The Van Gogh Job

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2011-07-17

    On the trail of a lost Van Gogh, the team learns the painting was the center of a World War II love story between a black soldier and the white heiress he was forced to leave behind.

    Director: John Rogers

    Writer: Chris Downey

  • The Boiler Room Job
    8.6/10 620 votes

    #19 - The Boiler Room Job

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2011-08-14

    When the LEVERAGE team goes up against a conman from a long lineage of greats, they must pull off the biggest con of their careers.

    Director: Arvin Brown

    Writer: Paul Guyot

  • The Studio Job
    8.5/10 872 votes

    #20 - The Studio Job

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2010-07-18

    To take down a corrupt record executive, the LEVERAGE crew infiltrates the world of country & western music, inadvertently turning Eliot into a genuine country music star.

    Director: Jonathan Frakes

    Writer: M. Scott Veach

  • The Carnival Job
    8.5/10 692 votes

    #21 - The Carnival Job

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2011-07-31

    The LEVERAGE team infiltrates a high-tech home to steal a revolutionary computer chip, only to have the family’s child abducted from a carnival during the heist.

    Director: Frank Oz

    Writer: Paul Guyot, M. Scott Veach

  • The Queen's Gambit Job
    8.5/10 630 votes

    #22 - The Queen's Gambit Job

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2011-08-28

    Jim Sterling asks Nate for help taking down a researcher who has designed a nuclear weight that will allow a terrorist nation to manufacture enriched uranium. However, it soon becomes clear that the Interpol agent has an ulterior motive, one which isolates Nate, gets Sophie arrested, and takes Eliot out of commission.

    Director: Jonathan Frakes

    Writer: Rebecca Kirsch, M. Scott Veach

  • The Experimental Job
    8.5/10 614 votes

    #23 - The Experimental Job

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 2011-11-27

    When homeless veterans in the Boston area begin disappearing, the team must go back to college and infiltrate the world of Skull & Bones secret societies

    Director: Marc Roskin

    Writer: M. Scott Veach

  • The Boys' Night Out Job
    8.5/10 665 votes

    #24 - The Boys' Night Out Job

    Season 4 Episode 14 - Aired 2011-12-18

    Nate, Eliot and Hardison are forced to intervene when Hurley returns, embroiled with the best of intentions in a three-way drug deal.

    Director: John Rogers

    Writer: John Rogers

  • The First Contact Job
    8.5/10 637 votes

    #25 - The First Contact Job

    Season 5 Episode 3 - Aired 2012-08-05

    The Leverage team takes down a wealthy scientist who stole his former research partner's discovery and ruined his reputation. Their tactic is to convince him he's made first contact with aliens..

    Director: Jonathan Frakes

    Writer: Aaron Denius Garcia