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The Best Episodes of The Dresden Files

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

A Chicago-based wizard works as a private investigator.

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The best episode of "The Dresden Files" is "What About Bob?", rated 8/10 from 284 user votes. It was directed by David Straiton and written by David Simkins. "What About Bob?" aired on 4/1/2007 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Things That Go Bump".

  • What About Bob?
    8.0/10 284 votes

    #1 - What About Bob?

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2007-04-01

    Things seem to be going well between Harry and his new flame until she walks out on him... and takes Bob's skull. Now Dresden must find Bob and rescue him from the clutches of an old enemy. But will Bob want to be rescued?

    Director: David Straiton

    Writer: David Simkins

  • Things That Go Bump
    8.0/10 271 votes

    #2 - Things That Go Bump

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2007-04-08

    Morgan and Ancient Mai must come to Harry for protection and shelter from powerful enemies of Mai's. They make it to the relative safety of Dresden's place, but suddenly find that they are all trapped by a powerful spell. Now Harry must work with them to find a way out before the spell turns deadly.

    Director: Michael Grossman

    Writer: Robert Hewitt Wolfe

  • The Other Dick
    7.8/10 299 votes

    #3 - The Other Dick

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2007-03-25

    When Chicago PI Jim Brennan is murdered by supernatural means, Harry must team up with Brennan's assistant to find the murderer.

    Director: James Head

    Writer: George Mastras

  • Second City
    7.7/10 262 votes

    #4 - Second City

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2007-04-15

    Dresden and Murphy must work together to solve the mystery of a former gang member who drowns on dry land, miles from the nearest lake. Meanwhile, Murphy's father is in town, and he doesn't have a very high opinion of his daughter's freelance consultant.

    Director: Nick Copus

    Writer: N/A

  • Bad Blood
    7.6/10 336 votes

    #5 - Bad Blood

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-02-25

    After a failed hit on her life, Bianca, Chicago's most powerful vampire, calls upon Harry Dresden. In debt to her for saving his life years before, he agrees to help her find the mastermind behind the plan to take her down.

    Director: Rick Rosenthal

    Writer: Jack Bernstein

  • Hair of the Dog
    7.5/10 357 votes

    #6 - Hair of the Dog

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2007-02-11

    A series of ritualistic murders starts to look a lot like werewolves so Harry, of course, gets dragged in. Thing is, it looks like the lycanthropes aren't the killers... they're the victims.

    Director: Michael Nankin

    Writer: Laurence Walsh

  • Storm Front
    7.5/10 301 votes

    #7 - Storm Front

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-03-18

    We are introduced to Harry Dresden, private detective and practicing wizard. When he tries to help the Chicago Police Department solve a grisly murder, he finds himself the target of a homicidal magician. And as if that isn't bad enough, the High Council of wizards begins to think that he is falling to the dark side, so he must elude them as well. Now he must stop the murderer and clear his name before his time runs out.

    Director: David Carson

    Writer: Robert Hewitt Wolfe, Hans Beimler

  • The Boone Identity
    7.4/10 351 votes

    #8 - The Boone Identity

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2007-01-28

    A grieving father asks Harry to help put his daughter's spirit to rest. This should be easy. All Dresden has to do is track down the killer and make sure that justice has been done. There's only one catch: the killer died only hours after the murder.

    Director: James A. Contner

    Writer: George Mastras

  • Soul Beneficiary
    7.4/10 296 votes

    #9 - Soul Beneficiary

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2007-03-04

    An otherwise healthy man experiencing premonitions of his own demise seeks Harry's help but ends up croaking right in his office. As the dark circumstances surrounding his death are revealed, Harry finds himself in the crosshairs of a dangerous magic-user; meanwhile, the crime that got Bob condemned to living in his own skull for all eternity finally comes to light.

    Director: Ken Girotti

    Writer: N/A

  • Birds of a Feather
    7.3/10 433 votes

    #10 - Birds of a Feather

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2007-01-21

    A young boy wants to hire Harry because he believes that monsters are after him and his mom. Harry doesn't want to take the kid's money, but he also knows from his own experience that a child's monsters are often all too real.

    Director: Michael Robison

    Writer: N/A

  • Walls
    7.3/10 295 votes

    #11 - Walls

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-03-11

    Harry investigates the death of a college student which leads him to a most unusual ring of thieves. A group of students is using magick to commit a series of impossible thefts, and Harry must stop them quickly. Not only because what they are doing is wrong, but also because the magick will eventually kill them all.

    Director: John Fawcett

    Writer: Robert Hewitt Wolfe, Hans Beimler

  • Rules of Engagement
    7.2/10 371 votes

    #12 - Rules of Engagement

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2007-02-18

    A beautiful young woman asks Harry to help her recover some stolen money. Before long, Dresden discovers a connection between this case and a dark, supernatural evil, and that his lovely client has been hiding something.

    Director: Michael Grossman

    Writer: Curtis Kheel