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The Best Episodes of The Bridge

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

A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.


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The best episode of "The Bridge" is "Take the Ride, Pay the Toll", rated 8.3/10 from 475 user votes. It was directed by John Dahl and written by Dario Scardapane, Elwood Reid. "Take the Ride, Pay the Toll" aired on 9/18/2013 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Eidolon".

  • Take the Ride, Pay the Toll
    8.3/10 475 votes

    #1 - Take the Ride, Pay the Toll

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2013-09-18

    Showdown on the bridge as the Killer reveals his endgame.

    Director: John Dahl

    Writer: Dario Scardapane, Elwood Reid

  • Eidolon
    8.2/10 291 votes

    #2 - Eidolon

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-09-10

    Sonya & Marco sift through the fallout. Hank harbors a valuable bargaining chip. Frye and Adriana dig into CIA dirt. Fausto makes an irreversible move.

    Director: Colin Bucksey

    Writer: Patrick Somerville

  • The Beetle
    8.1/10 408 votes

    #3 - The Beetle

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2013-09-04

    Marco reconnects with a friend from his past and races to save his family. Charlotte responds to her biggest threat. Linder reveals his true feelings.

    Director: Keith Gordon

    Writer: Elwood Reid

  • Rakshasa
    8.1/10 275 votes

    #4 - Rakshasa

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-09-03

    Sonya finds herself in the crosshairs as Marco races against the clock. Fausto discovers betrayal within his organization. An unexpected rendezvous unfolds at Red Ridge View.

    Director: Guillermo Navarro

    Writer: Marisha Mukerjee

  • Destino
    8.0/10 443 votes

    #5 - Destino

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2013-08-21

    The EPPD corners their prime suspect. Charlotte questions Ray's true intentions. Linder crosses the border and takes on his most difficult case yet.

    Director: Chris Fisher

    Writer: N/A

  • Vendetta
    7.9/10 431 votes

    #6 - Vendetta

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2013-08-28

    Sonya pursues a cold lead despite Marco's insistence that it's a dead end. Charlotte finds out that Ray has jeopardized her ranch.

    Director: Norberto Barba

    Writer: N/A

  • Old Friends
    7.9/10 392 votes

    #7 - Old Friends

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-09-11

    Sonya and Marco close in on the Killer. Charlotte takes drastic measures to protect her ranch. Frye learns that demons from his past aren’t done with him yet.

    Director: Alex Zakrzewski

    Writer: N/A

  • Maria of the Desert
    7.8/10 472 votes

    #8 - Maria of the Desert

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-07-31

    The clock ticks as Maria's broadcast continues. Sonya searches for the girl's location. Against protocol, Marco works a unique ransom angle. A powerful Juarez force crosses the border.

    Director: Bill Johnson

    Writer: Chris Gerolmo

  • Harvest of Souls
    7.8/10 288 votes

    #9 - Harvest of Souls

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-08-13

    Eva’s case hits a wall, putting Marco and Sonya in the crosshairs. Jack Dobbs digs up his past. Frye makes a career move. Eva takes matters into her own hands.

    Director: Guy Ferland

    Writer: Evan Wright

  • Beholder
    7.8/10 262 votes

    #10 - Beholder

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2014-09-17

    Marco hits a crossroads in his relationship with Fausto. Sonya squares off with Eleanor. Linder and Eva discuss their future. Frye and Adriana uncover a rift between agencies.

    Director: John Dahl

    Writer: Mauricio Katz, Evan Wright

  • Pilot
    7.7/10 774 votes

    #11 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-07-10

    When a body is found on the bridge connecting El Paso and Juarez, two detectives, one from the United States and one from Mexico, must work together to hunt down a serial killer operating on both sides of the border.

    Director: Gerardo Naranjo

    Writer: Meredith Stiehm, Elwood Reid

  • The Beast
    7.7/10 460 votes

    #12 - The Beast

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2013-08-07

    Sonya and Marco suspect a cover-up. Charlotte goes to Marco for advice. A troubled girl seeks adventure in Juarez. A visitor stops by Linder's apartment.

    Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton

    Writer: Esta Spalding

  • ID
    7.7/10 426 votes

    #13 - ID

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-08-14

    Sonya bonds with a key witness from the case. Marco uncovers secrets about Sonya and Hank's past. Meanwhile, Charlotte seeks help from an old friend.

    Director: Alex Zakrzewski

    Writer: Dario Scardapane

  • Lamia
    7.7/10 286 votes

    #14 - Lamia

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2014-08-20

    Sonya uncovers the truth behind Lisa’s death. Marco lies on the record. Frye & Adriana make a discovery that has their loved ones in danger.

    Director: Adam Arkin

    Writer: Dre Alvarez, Anna Fishko

  • Goliath
    7.7/10 270 votes

    #15 - Goliath

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-08-27

    Sonya visits a stranger from her past while Marco’s tainted history is unearthed. Frye takes a step too far. Eleanor’s loyalties are tested. A move is made to apprehend Fausto.

    Director: Jakob Verbruggen

    Writer: Dario Scardapane, Elwood Reid

  • Calaca
    7.6/10 572 votes

    #16 - Calaca

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-07-17

    Marco and Sonya investigate the body from the bridge. Frye learns that the Killer isn't done with him. Charlotte makes an unwelcome discovery on her property.

    Director: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan

    Writer: Elwood Reid

  • The Crazy Place
    7.6/10 387 votes

    #17 - The Crazy Place

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2013-10-02

    Sonya and Marco search for a missing girl. Charlotte meets someone who knows too much about her new business venture. Marco makes a decision that could change everything.

    Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton

    Writer: Dario Scardapane, Elwood Reid

  • Yankee
    7.6/10 386 votes

    #18 - Yankee

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-07-09

    Sonya meets a man connected to her past as Marco discovers he is no longer safe in his own department. Frye & Adriana investigate the origins of the "money house." A mysterious woman crosses The Bridge into El Paso.

    Director: Keith Gordon

    Writer: Elwood Reid

  • Ghost of a Flea
    7.6/10 317 votes

    #19 - Ghost of a Flea

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-07-16

    A bizarre killing attracts attention on both sides of the border. Frye & Adriana find more than they bargained for with their first lead. Eleanor enlists the help of a young boy.

    Director: Daniel Sackheim

    Writer: N/A

  • Eye of the Deep
    7.6/10 270 votes

    #20 - Eye of the Deep

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-08-06

    Sonya & Hank discover the depth of the crimes against Eva. Marco confronts an old nemesis. Frye receives a proposition from the DEA. Fausto gets his revenge.

    Director: Alex Zakrzewski

    Writer: Mauricio Katz

  • Quetzalcoatl
    7.6/10 262 votes

    #21 - Quetzalcoatl

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-09-24

    Marco becomes Fausto’s ticket to freedom. Sonya attempts to interpret Eleanor’s ledger. Frye and Adriana aid the EPPD investigation.

    Director: Jakob Verbruggen

    Writer: Dario Scardapane, Adam Gaines

  • Rio
    7.5/10 500 votes

    #22 - Rio

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-07-24

    Sonya and Marco race to track down a prime suspect who could lead them to the lone desert survivor. Charlotte confronts an unexpected visitor determined to keep business as usual.

    Director: Charlotte Sieling

    Writer: Meredith Stiehm

  • All About Eva
    7.5/10 381 votes

    #23 - All About Eva

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2013-09-25

    Sonya uses Linder's latest problem to repair her relationship with Marco. Charlotte forms an unlikely alliance.

    Director: S.J. Clarkson

    Writer: Esta Spalding

  • Sorrowsworn
    7.5/10 297 votes

    #24 - Sorrowsworn

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-07-23

    Sonya & Marco make an unsettling discovery as they continue to track Eleanor. Charlotte's business takes a hit. Eva & Linder are reunited.

    Director: Stefan Schwartz

    Writer: Dario Scardapane

  • Jubilex
    7.5/10 277 votes

    #25 - Jubilex

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2014-10-01

    Marco’s loyalty is put to the ultimate test. Sonya attempts to tie up loose ends. Eleanor yearns for closure. Frye and Adriana land an insider source.

    Director: John Dahl

    Writer: Elwood Reid