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The Best Episodes of Murder in the First

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

Murder in the First follows homicide detectives Terry English and Hildy Mulligan as they investigate a multitude of tragedies in San Francisco.

Genres:MysteryDramaCrime
Network:TNT

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The best episode of "Murder in the First" is "Down Time", rated 8.2/10 from 129 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Down Time" aired on 8/17/2015 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Win Some, Lose Some".

  • Down Time
    8.2/10 129 votes

    #1 - Down Time

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2015-08-17

    Terry and Hildy take a high-ranking officer into custody; Suger faces a new threat to Potrero; Molk uncovers unsettling information about a potential prostitution ring.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Win Some, Lose Some
    8.1/10 214 votes

    #2 - Win Some, Lose Some

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-07-28

    Erich Blunt's trial comes to a dramatic conclusion. Warren Daniels thinks about calling Blunt to the stand. Terry believes that a previous investigation had some significant holes in it.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Blunt the Edge
    8.0/10 203 votes

    #3 - Blunt the Edge

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-08-11

    Terry and Hildy investigate the Kevin Neyers murder and discover some shocking secrets.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Twenty-Fifteen
    8.0/10 241 votes

    #4 - Twenty-Fifteen

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-06-08

    San Francisco Police Department Detectives Terry English and Hildy Mulligan are quickly thrust into the middle of a brutal onslaught. San Francisco's finest must work quickly to put an end to the threat.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Daddy Dearest
    8.0/10 107 votes

    #5 - Daddy Dearest

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-08-21

    Terry and Hildy struggle to collect evidence against their new number one suspect. Terry attempts to repair his relationship with Hildy. The prosecution comes out swinging with an emotional witness who threatens Siletti’s chances at life on the outside.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Suck My Alibi
    7.9/10 189 votes

    #6 - Suck My Alibi

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2014-07-21

    An important witness is found dead potentially ruining the prosecution's case. Erich Blunt's high-profile attorney attempts to prove his client's innocence.

    Director: Mike Mayers

    Writer: N/A

  • Out of the Shadows
    7.9/10 138 votes

    #7 - Out of the Shadows

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-07-27

    Junior reveals new details which may finally give Hildy and Terry the upper hand in their investigation, while the Trial of Dustin Maker begins with opening statements. Meanwhile, an unlikely source provides Suger with startling new information regarding his sister.

    Director: David Boyd

    Writer: Jonathan Abrahams

  • Nothing but the Truth
    7.9/10 120 votes

    #8 - Nothing but the Truth

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-08-10

    While Jamie deals with the fallout from her tirade, witnesses begin to take the stand in the case against Dustin; Hildy makes a vow when her family is threatened.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Punch Drunk
    7.8/10 202 votes

    #9 - Punch Drunk

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-07-14

    Six months have now passed and Erich Blunt is on trial for the murder of Cindy Strauss. Terry comes to a decision to try and atone for his behavior.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Rise of the Phoenix
    7.8/10 99 votes

    #10 - Rise of the Phoenix

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-08-28

    When a promising new clue is uncovered, Terry and Hildy push forward in hopes of finally solving the Normandy Parker conspiracy. Siletti pulls out all the stops in his crusade against the very system he championed as District Attorney. Hildy’s home life continues to spiral downward as one of her own winds up in the interrogation room.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Who's Your Daddy
    7.7/10 231 votes

    #11 - Who's Your Daddy

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-06-23

    The team investigate the case of Cindy Strauss. Hildy meets up with a young witness who is concerned for his mothers safety.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Burning Woman
    7.7/10 226 votes

    #12 - Burning Woman

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-06-30

    Erich Blunt dos not listen to his lawyer's advice and leaves for a drug-fueled weekend. Terry and Hildy have to try and deal with the repercussions of Hildy's officer involved shooting.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Pants on Fire
    7.7/10 210 votes

    #13 - Pants on Fire

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-07-07

    Erich Blunt decides to take a lie-detector test in an effort to change the public's perception about him. Some problems surround a past suspect's alibi, which could ruin Hildy and Terry's case against Blunt.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bruja Blanca
    7.7/10 128 votes

    #14 - Bruja Blanca

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-08-03

    Terry and Hildy's investigation is dealt a lethal setback; Raffi's loyalty is questioned; Suger contemplates the future of Potrero; the stress of the trial takes a toll on Jamie.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Barbers of Seville
    7.7/10 103 votes

    #15 - The Barbers of Seville

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2016-07-17

    Disturbing new information about Normandy parker lengthens the list of suspects in his murder. Siletti, fighting for his future, sabotages the D.A. who replaced him. Terry and Hildy face an ultimatum about their secret romance.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Follow the Money
    7.7/10 101 votes

    #16 - Follow the Money

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-07-24

    The murder of a prime suspect in the Normandy Parker case seems to prove Terry's conspiracy theory. Siletti's fragile peace with his family is upended by a ruinous civil lawsuit compounding his legal troubles. And Hildy goes on a date in an attempt to move on from Terry.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Let's Make a Deal
    7.7/10 96 votes

    #17 - Let's Make a Deal

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-08-14

    No description available

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Family Matters
    7.6/10 182 votes

    #18 - Family Matters

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-08-04

    The department looks into the death of a drug-addicted socialite and her husband. Terry and Hildy discover the witnesses in the Kevin Neyers case.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Schizofrenzy
    7.6/10 174 votes

    #19 - Schizofrenzy

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-06-15

    Tensions mount as the manhunt proves to be more difficult than expected. Terry is promoted to acting lieutenant, which he soon discovers comes with responsibilities more taxing than he anticipated.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The McCormack Mulligan
    7.6/10 141 votes

    #20 - The McCormack Mulligan

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-07-06

    No description available

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • State of the Union
    7.6/10 137 votes

    #21 - State of the Union

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-07-20

    Terry and Hildy head to Mexico when truths emerge about Navarro. Meanwhile, a fuming Suger prepares for war, and unforeseen developments mark Raffi's investigation into Suger.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Number Thirty Nine
    7.6/10 137 votes

    #22 - Number Thirty Nine

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2015-08-24

    Terry and Hildy race to close in on a murder suspect; Fatty B lobbies to take Potrero in a new direction; a verdict is reached in Dustin's trial.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Sam I Am
    7.6/10 101 votes

    #23 - Sam I Am

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-07-31

    No description available

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The City of Sisterly Love
    7.5/10 259 votes

    #24 - The City of Sisterly Love

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-06-16

    Terry English and Hildy Mulligan investigate the death of Erich Blunt's flight attendant, Cindy Strauss. Terry also attempts to deal with the recent death of his wife and the sudden arrival of her sister.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Oh, Mexico
    7.5/10 138 votes

    #25 - Oh, Mexico

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-07-13

    Terry and Hildy find themselves investigating people within their own department. Jamie digs into Dustin's past in an effort to better understand his actions. Meanwhile, Suger searches for answers as someone close to him disappears, then makes a shocking discovery.

    Director: Jesse Bochco

    Writer: Daniele Nathanson