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The Best Episodes of Medium

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

Allison Dubois works in the District Attorney’s office using her natural intuition about people and her ability to communicate with the dead to help to solve crimes. Her dreams often give her clues to the whereabouts of missing people.

Genres:CrimeDramaMysterySci-Fi & Fantasy
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Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Medium" is "Wicked Game (2)", rated 8.8/10 from 338 user votes. It was directed by Arlene Sanford and written by Robert Doherty. "Wicked Game (2)" aired on 3/31/2008 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Bring Me the Head of Oswaldo Castillo".

  • Wicked Game (2)
    8.8/10 338 votes

    #1 - Wicked Game (2)

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2008-03-31

    A shocking and brutal conclusion awaits Allison and Cynthia as they delve into the decade-old case of the kidnapping and murder of Cynthia's daughter. Meanwhile, Joe tries to get funding for a new invention and Bridgette predicts good fortunes for her dad.

    Director: Arlene Sanford

    Writer: Robert Doherty

  • Bring Me the Head of Oswaldo Castillo
    8.6/10 283 votes

    #2 - Bring Me the Head of Oswaldo Castillo

    Season 5 Episode 19 - Aired 2009-06-01

    Allison finds out she has a brain tumor and must get surgery to get rid of it, but then has a dream that the surgery will take away her dreams after dreaming that Castillo is going to kill Joe and the girls.

    Director: Arlene Sanford

    Writer: Robert Doherty, Craig Sweeny

  • Joe Day Afternoon
    8.5/10 283 votes

    #3 - Joe Day Afternoon

    Season 3 Episode 17 - Aired 2007-04-04

    Time is of the essence when a disgruntled worker with nothing to lose takes Joe and three others hostage. Allison and Ariel are plagued by an overwhelming feeling of dread, as police mobilize to bring the hostage situation to an end.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Ken Schefler

  • Wicked Game (1)
    8.5/10 278 votes

    #4 - Wicked Game (1)

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2008-03-24

    While working to locate a missing local girl, Allison learns about secrets from Cynthia Keener's past. Meanwhile, Joe's relationship with Allison is tested after Bridgette's science class project sparks his imagination.

    Director: Peter Werner

    Writer: Diane Ademu-John

  • Time Keeps on Slipping
    8.5/10 276 votes

    #5 - Time Keeps on Slipping

    Season 6 Episode 20 - Aired 2010-05-07

    A distressed Ariel begins to lose hours and then years of time in her life and must look to her future self to find out how to get back to the present.

    Director: Miguel Sandoval

    Writer: Robert Doherty, Heather Mitchell

  • Time Out of Mind
    8.4/10 356 votes

    #6 - Time Out of Mind

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2005-10-03

    Allison dreams that she's a woman who's been committed to a mental institution in 1959. After viewing taped sessions from the clinic, Allison discovers that the woman from her dream had made claims of being Allison DuBois, living in 2005.

    Director: Arliss Howard

    Writer: Robert Doherty

  • Be Kind, Rewind
    8.4/10 292 votes

    #7 - Be Kind, Rewind

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2006-11-22

    Allison dreams about the same day over and over again. Each time she finds more important clues. Joe tries to get affection from Allison. Ariel has problems at school.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Ken Schefler

  • The Man in the Mirror
    8.4/10 246 votes

    #8 - The Man in the Mirror

    Season 5 Episode 16 - Aired 2009-05-11

    After falling into a coma during an investigation, Allison's spirit finds it's way into the body of a man named Todd Emory. Joe and the kids have to adjust to living with Allison's spirit in the body of Todd, who insists on living with them.

    Director: Patricia Arquette

    Writer: Travis Donnelly, Corey Reed

  • Mother's Little Helper
    8.3/10 323 votes

    #9 - Mother's Little Helper

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-01-03

    Allison and Ariel are starting to have dreams about a crime. They are dreaming about it from different perspectives, which reveals two suspects.

    Director: Vincent Misiano

    Writer: Moira Kirland

  • The One Behind The Wheel
    8.3/10 309 votes

    #10 - The One Behind The Wheel

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2007-02-14

    Waking up from a dream that allows a mysterious woman calling herself Sandra to take possession of her body, Allison is freaked out and sneaks out of the house. Joe seeks Scanlon's help when her new identity refuses to leave her body.

    Director: Leon Ichaso

    Writer: Diane Ademu-John

  • Things to Do in Phoenix When You're Dead
    8.3/10 253 votes

    #11 - Things to Do in Phoenix When You're Dead

    Season 5 Episode 2 - Aired 2009-02-09

    Allison dreams of a ghost who was a witness to several murders. Meanwhile, Ariel has a strange reaction to an assignment in health class.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Diane Ademu-John

  • The Darkness Is Light Enough
    8.2/10 314 votes

    #12 - The Darkness Is Light Enough

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2006-05-01

    Allison repeatedly dreams about a woman who is being watched by a stranger in her bedroom.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Analisa Brouet, Nick Wauters

  • Twice Upon a Time
    8.2/10 315 votes

    #13 - Twice Upon a Time

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2006-05-22

    Allison dreams of the life she could have had if she'd become the attorney she originally wanted to be.

    Director: Ronald L. Schwary

    Writer: René Echevarria

  • Everything Comes to a Head (4)
    8.2/10 265 votes

    #14 - Everything Comes to a Head (4)

    Season 3 Episode 22 - Aired 2007-05-16

    In the third season finale, Allison's life, along with the lives of her family, is uprooted as her psychic abilities are revealed to the public. Allison must now find a way to catch the "recapitator" serial killer on her own, as she can no longer turn to Devalos or Scanlon for help.

    Director: Ronald L. Schwary

    Writer: Ken Schefler

  • The Devil Inside (1)
    8.2/10 223 votes

    #15 - The Devil Inside (1)

    Season 5 Episode 11 - Aired 2009-04-20

    Allison comes face-to-face with her stalker from her dreams. He believes he is doing God's work and must stop her. Allison and her family must remain under house arrest until they capture him. Meanwhile, Joe agonizes over whether or not to make a big gamble that could potentially save his company.

    Director: Peter Werner

    Writer: Diane Ademu-John

  • A Couple of Choices
    8.1/10 361 votes

    #16 - A Couple of Choices

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2005-01-17

    Allison has a dream of a husband and wife committing a murder/suicide. D.A. Devalos introduces her to a friend of his, Detective Lee Scanlon, who's sister and brother in-law's deaths were also ruled a murder/suicide, and sees a connection. After learning about Allison's methods of investigation, Scanlon decides he doesn't want her help.

    Director: Jeff Bleckner

    Writer: Michael Angeli, Glenn Gordon Caron

  • In Sickness and Adultery
    8.1/10 358 votes

    #17 - In Sickness and Adultery

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2005-01-31

    Allison seeks Catherine's (the psychic she talked to in "Pilot") help after learning that Joe has scheduled a biopsy exam. The psychic gives her a strange message that later comes back to haunt Allison. A case about the homicide of a police officer takes a shocking turn when Allison dreams where the murder weapon is located and is then called to the stand to testify how she obtained the information. Meanwhile, Allison fears that Joe is having an affair when he repeatedly comes home late from work.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Michael Angeli

  • When Push Comes to Shove (1)
    8.1/10 305 votes

    #18 - When Push Comes to Shove (1)

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2005-05-23

    After somehow seeing Capt. Kenneth Push in a vision at a murder scene, Allison calls upon his assistance to find a serial killer. However, the only way Capt. Push can help is by literally putting his life on the line.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Chris Dingess

  • And Then
    8.1/10 281 votes

    #19 - And Then

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2008-01-07

    Now that Allison's special abilities have been revealed to the public, everyone's lives have been turned upside down. Allison starts to have dreams about a boy who was kidnapped from a toy store, but is unable to turn to Devalos or Scanlon for help. She decides to call the company hired by the missing boy's family and makes an unusual deal with the company's investigator, Cynthia Keener.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Glenn Gordon Caron

  • But for the Grace of God
    8.1/10 290 votes

    #20 - But for the Grace of God

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2008-01-14

    Allison tries to help investigator Cynthia Keener find a missing teenage girl. Meanwhile, Ariel dreams of Allison's high school days from the 80's after being asked out to a concert without any chaperones.

    Director: Peter Markle

    Writer: René Echevarria

  • Then... and Again
    8.1/10 225 votes

    #21 - Then... and Again

    Season 5 Episode 10 - Aired 2009-04-13

    Allison and Devalos are shot and Allison awakens in 2004, five years earlier and now nine months pregnant with her third child, Marie. Allison's dreams informs her about an innocent man who will be convicted of murder, and she works to clear his name.

    Director: Larry Teng

    Writer: Travis Donnelly, Corey Reed

  • How to Make a Killing in Big Business (1)
    8.1/10 225 votes

    #22 - How to Make a Killing in Big Business (1)

    Season 5 Episode 13 - Aired 2009-05-04

    Allison leaves her job at the D.A.'s office after she's recruited to work for the Lydecker Corporation by another psychic who works there. While enjoying her new job, Allison still regrets leaving the D.A.'s office so suddenly, and has dreams about a serial killer running loose in Phoenix. Meanwhile, extenuating circumstances cause Ariel to start taking pills.

    Director: Peter Werner

    Writer: Robert Doherty, Craig Sweeny

  • Déjà Vu All Over Again
    8.1/10 238 votes

    #23 - Déjà Vu All Over Again

    Season 6 Episode 1 - Aired 2009-09-25

    Allison and her family deal with the outcome of her brain surgery and its possible lasting effects. Also, a local television station owner asks Devalos and Scanlon to look into the possible stalking of his sportscaster, who is also his wife.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Robert Doherty, Craig Sweeny

  • Psych
    8.1/10 233 votes

    #24 - Psych

    Season 6 Episode 13 - Aired 2010-01-29

    Allison believes that a paranoid schizophrenic girl was framed for her parents' murder years ago. Meanwhile, Bridgette suffers through the agony of her first crush on a guy friend.

    Director: Vincent Misiano

    Writer: Diane Ademu-John

  • There Will Be Blood... Type A
    8.1/10 211 votes

    #25 - There Will Be Blood... Type A

    Season 6 Episode 17 - Aired 2010-04-02

    Allison and her daughters dream of the same mysterious girl who may be linked to the bizarre serial murders of entire families. Joe and his boss find themselves at odds while working on a major project.

    Director: Arlene Sanford

    Writer: Jordan Rosenberg