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The Best Episodes of Mr. Mercedes

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

A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King.

Genres:MysterySci-Fi & FantasyDrama
Network:Audience

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The best episode of "Mr. Mercedes" is "Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream", rated 8.4/10 from 935 user votes. It was directed by Kevin Hooks and written by Bryan Goluboff. "Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream" aired on 10/4/2017 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Jibber-Jibber Chicken Dinner".

  • Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream
    8.4/10 935 votes

    #1 - Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-10-04

    Jerome and Holly tell Hodges their concerns about the Mercedes Killer. Tensions continue to escalate between Brady and Robi. As details about the investigation emerge, Hodges, Pete, and Izzy close in on their suspect.

    Director: Kevin Hooks

    Writer: Bryan Goluboff

  • Jibber-Jibber Chicken Dinner
    8.3/10 943 votes

    #2 - Jibber-Jibber Chicken Dinner

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-10-11

    When another murder victim is discovered, suspicions about Brady are confirmed. As the police prepare for another massacre, Hodges fears for the safety of those he loves.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: Dennis Lehane

  • Willow Lake
    8.2/10 977 votes

    #3 - Willow Lake

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-09-20

    As Hodges helps Janey through a difficult time, their connection deepens. Realizing he still needs their help, Hodges brings Jerome and Holly back into the investigation. Deborah confronts Brady with her concerns.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: Dennis Lehane

  • From the Ashes
    8.1/10 905 votes

    #4 - From the Ashes

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-09-27

    A critical error puts Brady in the center of a crisis of his own making. Holly and Jerome make a pivotal discovery. After a tragedy sends Hodges reeling, he goes to visit his daughter, Allie.

    Director: Laura Innes

    Writer: Bryan Goluboff

  • Fade to Blue
    8.0/10 678 votes

    #5 - Fade to Blue

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-10-24

    The community reels from recent news about Brady, and the Mercedes Killer's future lands in the hands of the few people who have survived him.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro

  • Crunch Time
    8.0/10 443 votes

    #6 - Crunch Time

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-11-05

    Hodges and Jerome have a breakthrough in the Rothstein case. Holly gets a strange inheritance. Morris makes a frightening discovery.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro

  • Pilot
    7.9/10 1,445 votes

    #7 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-08-09

    Two years after retiring, former homicide detective Bill Hodges is still haunted by his last case. When the demented culprit begins to torment Hodges, he embarks on a crusade to bring the killer to justice.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley

  • The Suicide Hour
    7.9/10 960 votes

    #8 - The Suicide Hour

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-09-06

    The cat and mouse game between Hodges and Brady escalates. Hodges has an upsetting conversation with Janey's mother. Deborah's drinking almost causes an accident at the Hartsfield home.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: Bryan Goluboff

  • Fell on Black Days
    7.9/10 619 votes

    #9 - Fell on Black Days

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-10-03

    Hodges and Donna look toward a new future; Jerome contemplates his place in the world; under pressure from Cora and Vitalta, Babineau performs brain surgery on Brady; Montez and Hodges effort to get Brady transferred out of Mercy General.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: Dennis Lehane, Samantha Stratton, Mike Batistick

  • Burning Man
    7.9/10 497 votes

    #10 - Burning Man

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-11-12

    Hodges gets an unexpected call. Pete has a plan. Morris starts to feel the heat.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro

  • Bad to Worse
    7.8/10 480 votes

    #11 - Bad to Worse

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-10-15

    Alma gives Pete a scare and instructs Morris to do the same.Pete revisits the local bookstore. Hodges and Jerome fear for Holly ahead of her taking the stand.Finkelstein tells Lou that she must silence Brady. Holly and Lou deliver powerful testimony.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro

  • The End of the Beginning
    7.8/10 445 votes

    #12 - The End of the Beginning

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-10-22

    Jerome discovers a connection between Alma and Rothstein. After an attempt by Morris fails, Alma pays a visit to Second Story Books. Hodges visits the Saubers family and confirms their worst fears about Pete. Lou learns her fate.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro

  • On Your Mark
    7.7/10 1,150 votes

    #13 - On Your Mark

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-08-16

    As Hodges struggles to maintain his sanity, both Pete and Ida take notice. Deborah worries about Brady, who gives her a window into his latest work. Hodges connects with Olivia Trelawney's sister Janey, who hires him as a private detective.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley

  • Gods Who Fall
    7.7/10 978 votes

    #14 - Gods Who Fall

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-08-30

    Ida is hurt as Hodges and Janey's relationship intensifies. Lou is disturbed by an interaction with a customer. Deborah takes Brady to the cemetery and the two reflect on their difficult past.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: Dennis Lehane

  • Cloudy, With a Chance of Mayhem
    7.6/10 1,049 votes

    #15 - Cloudy, With a Chance of Mayhem

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-08-23

    Hodges and Janey dig deeper into the circumstances surrounding Olivia's death. Hodges uses Debbie's Blue Umbrella to turns the tables on Brady. Jerome's father intervenes in his relationship with Hodges.

    Director: John David Coles

    Writer: A.M. Homes

  • People in the Rain
    7.6/10 927 votes

    #16 - People in the Rain

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-09-13

    Hodges struggles with the past as it concerns his daughter, Allie. As Deb attempts to make a change for the better, Brady interferes. Robi continues pressuring Brady to impress their bosses. Hodges connects with Janey's niece, Holly.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: Dennis Lehane

  • Proximity
    7.6/10 602 votes

    #17 - Proximity

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-09-26

    When a visit from Lou elicits an unprecedented response from Brady, Dr. Babineau pushes him to communicate. Holly begins to come around to Hodges’ thinking about Brady. Armed with new intel, Hodges reaches out to Babineau and Cora.

    Director: Laura Innes

    Writer: Bryan Goluboff, Alexis Deane

  • Nobody Puts Brady in a Crestmore
    7.6/10 591 votes

    #18 - Nobody Puts Brady in a Crestmore

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-10-10

    After Hodges suffers an attack, Ida, Holly, and Jerome rally around him, but Donna is reminded of her deepest fears. As support of Babineau's treatment methods dwindle, Babineau goes over Montez's head.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: Dennis Lehane, Samantha Stratton, Mike Batistick

  • Walk Like a Man
    7.6/10 602 votes

    #19 - Walk Like a Man

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2018-10-17

    Babineau divulges the details of Brady's treatment, confirming Hodges' worst fears. As news about Brady spreads, Hodges faces intense scrutiny, and Babineau and Cora find themselves in jeopardy.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Dennis Lehane

  • No Good Deed
    7.6/10 597 votes

    #20 - No Good Deed

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-09-10

    The murder of iconic local author John Rothstein devastates Hodges. When unpublished works of Rothstein's are suspected to be stolen from his home, Hodges launches an investigation.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley

  • Mommy Deadest
    7.6/10 430 votes

    #21 - Mommy Deadest

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-10-29

    Holly takes on a questionable roommate. After receiving an unexpected visitor, Ida seeks advice from Hodges. Alma and Morris decide they need more leverage.

    Director: Michael J. Leone

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro

  • Ándale
    7.5/10 623 votes

    #22 - Ándale

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-09-19

    Eager to prosecute Brady, Montez turns up the heat on Dr. Babineau. Holly feels betrayed when Hodges’ meddling threatens the future of Finders Keepers. When violence hits close to home, Montez seeks help from Hodges.

    Director: Peter Weller

    Writer: Alexis Deane, Sophie Owens-Bender

  • Love Lost
    7.5/10 500 votes

    #23 - Love Lost

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-09-24

    Holly visits Lou ahead of her psych evaluation. Jerome accesses Rothstein's records and uncovers an unexpected connection to Ida. Hodges and Montez look into the death of Stan McNair. Morris and Alma are caught in the act.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro

  • Trial and Terror
    7.5/10 486 votes

    #24 - Trial and Terror

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-10-01

    Alma and Morris zero in on a suspect. Jerome continues to make strides in the Rothstein case. Hodges shares his guilt over Lou's current situation with Ida. Lou's trial officially begins, and she has some suggestions for Finkelstein.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro

  • Great Balls of Fire
    7.5/10 467 votes

    #25 - Great Balls of Fire

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-10-08

    Morris can't make sense of Danielle's disappearance. Ida clocks Pete's growing appreciation for Rothstein's work. Alma approaches Marjorie Saubers. During Lou's trial, Pace calls Hodges and Montez to the stand. Holly and Finkelstein grow closer.

    Director: Laura Innes

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro