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The Best Episodes of The Finder

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

Walter Sherman, an Iraq War veteran, has the extraordinary ability to help people find the unfindable.


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The best episode of "The Finder" is "The Boy With The Bucket", rated 8.5/10 from 363 user votes. It was directed by Vahan Moosekian and written by Hart Hanson, Patrick Massett, John Zinman. "The Boy With The Bucket" aired on 5/11/2012 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Eye Of The Storm".

  • The Boy With The Bucket
    8.5/10 363 votes

    #1 - The Boy With The Bucket

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2012-05-11

    When Langston, Walter's older brother comes to town, he asks Walter to go see their dying father whose last wish is for Walter to find his first love... Walter and Langston's mother. Additionally, a stolen painting he had previously found for a museum turns out to be fake, so now Walter must either find the original or return his finder's fee. Meanwhile, Willa struggles with her upcoming marriage to Timo, which is now only one week away.

    Director: Vahan Moosekian

    Writer: Hart Hanson, Patrick Massett, John Zinman

  • Eye Of The Storm
    8.1/10 284 votes

    #2 - Eye Of The Storm

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-03-08

    While a hurricane rages in Southern Florida, Walter helps Isabel find a missing high school girl from Ends of the Earth; the weather forces Willa's probation officer to hole up at the bar.

    Director: Alex Chapple

    Writer: Aaron Ginsburg, Wade McIntyre

  • Bullets
    7.8/10 335 votes

    #3 - Bullets

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2012-01-19

    A former prison warden enlists the help of Walter to find a bullet that could prove the innocence of a death row inmate just days before his execution. Meanwhile, FBI psychologist - and Jeffersonian team member - Dr. Lance Sweets evaluates Walter's competency to consult on federal cases. In the process, Sweets begins to understand Walter's intangible gift and motivation to find the unfindable. Also, Willa attends a beach party and gets herself into trouble.

    Director: Terrence O'Hara

    Writer: Matt MacLeod

  • A Cinderella Story
    7.7/10 291 votes

    #4 - A Cinderella Story

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2012-01-26

    A NASA scientist seeks Walter's help to find the matching pair of a red stiletto left behind by a woman he met at a bar. Walter uses the stiletto as the first clue to finding the missing woman but in the process he uncovers her shocking secret that winds up putting his own life in danger. Meanwhile, Willa exposes Leo's dark family secret, but when she tries to make amends with him, she gets herself into even more legal trouble.

    Director: Adam Arkin

    Writer: Sanford Golden, Karen Wyscarver

  • The Last Meal
    7.7/10 240 votes

    #5 - The Last Meal

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-04-13

    Joe and Annie, a once-happily married couple, ate at The Bella Plata restaurant every year on their anniversary until mob boss Fico Vasquez closed it down. Now, to save his marriage, Joe asks Walter to help him find the meal over which he and his wife first fell in love.

    Director: Milan Cheylov

    Writer: Josh Friedman

  • The Inheritance
    7.7/10 218 votes

    #6 - The Inheritance

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2012-04-27

    Isabel’s friend Joyce asks Walter to find the men who murdered her father, a racetrack aficionado. With the help of some horse-whispering, Walter discovers links to an inheritance Joyce was supposed to receive from her father, and to some mysterious men at the track whom Walter suspects are involved in her father’s death.

    Director: David Straiton

    Writer: Sanford Golden, Karen Wyscarver

  • Voodoo Undo
    7.7/10 217 votes

    #7 - Voodoo Undo

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2012-05-04

    Xavier Obispo, a mob boss in Miami, asks Walter to find a voodoo doll he is convinced was created to be used against him. Willa and Walter visit a witch who is annoyed by the fact that Walter does not take her art seriously, but decides to help them find the person that could have created the doll.

    Director: Daniel Sackheim

    Writer: Matt MacLeod, Emilia Serrano

  • The Great Escape
    7.6/10 263 votes

    #8 - The Great Escape

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2012-02-09

    An amateur magician's (Jonathan Slavin) assistant vanishes during an ambitious disappearing act; Leo asks Isabel for help finding Willa.

    Director: Seith Mann

    Writer: Emilia Serrano

  • The Conversation
    7.6/10 237 votes

    #9 - The Conversation

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2012-04-20

    When a family employs Walter to find their missing father and husband, the only help they can offer is a partial voicemail recording of his last message to them. Also, Leo’s memories of his deceased wife and daughter bring new meaning to the case and the family they’re trying to reunite.

    Director: James Hayman

    Writer: Patrick Massett, John Zinman

  • Swing And A Miss
    7.5/10 264 votes

    #10 - Swing And A Miss

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2012-02-02

    Isabel's new boyfriend Frank, an all-star baseball athlete, gets robbed, and Walter steps in to help find his stolen collectibles. But in the process, Walter learns Frank has lost something more meaningful than memorabilia. Then, to earn Willa's trust, Leo and Walter bring her in on the case.

    Director: Kevin Hooks

    Writer: Aaron Ginsburg, Wade McIntyre

  • Little Green Men
    7.5/10 287 votes

    #11 - Little Green Men

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2012-02-23

    Dr. Jack Hodgins from the Jeffersonian team seeks Walter's help to find evidence that could expose extraterrestrial activity. Meanwhile, Timo and Willa struggle with their arranged marriage proclaimed by the head of their gypsy family.

    Director: Dwight H. Little

    Writer: Will Pascoe

  • Life After Death
    7.5/10 248 votes

    #12 - Life After Death

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-04-06

    When new tracks are leaked from late rapper J-Stryke, music mogul Big Glade and his business savvy lawyer, Leo's former love interest, ask Walter to find the source of the illegally released music. As Walter pieces together the events that led to J-Stryke's death, he uncovers a more complicated history.

    Director: David Boreanaz

    Writer: Nkechi Okoro Carroll

  • An Orphan Walks Into A Bar
    7.3/10 413 votes

    #13 - An Orphan Walks Into A Bar

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-01-12

    After recovering one of John Fogerty’s beloved guitars, Iraq veteran Walter Sherman helps a teenage boy locate his missing father, a military pilot and war hero whose plane vanished after embarking on an undisclosed mission.

    Director: Daniel Sackheim

    Writer: Hart Hanson