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The Best Episodes of Touch

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

Martin Bohm, a widower and single father, is haunted by an inability to connect to his autistic, mute 11-year-old son, Jake. Their relationship and their lives take an extraordinary turn when he discovers his gifted son has the ability to see things that no one else can and the patterns that connect seemingly unrelated events.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyMysteryDrama
Network:FOX

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The best episode of "Touch" is "Tales of the Red Thread", rated 8.4/10 from 1580 user votes. It was directed by Francis Lawrence and written by Tim Kring. "Tales of the Red Thread" aired on 1/25/2012 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Gyre (2)".

  • Tales of the Red Thread
    8.4/10 1,580 votes

    #1 - Tales of the Red Thread

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-01-25

    Martin Bohm, is a widower and single father who is haunted by an inability to connect to his emotionally challenged 11-year-old son Jake. But when Martin discovers that Jake can predict events before they happen, everything changes. Martin meets social worker Clea Hopkins and Professor Arthur Teller who may have the keys to help unlock Jake’s mind.

    Director: Francis Lawrence

    Writer: Tim Kring

  • Gyre (2)
    8.0/10 441 votes

    #2 - Gyre (2)

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2012-05-31

    In the conclusion of a two-part episode, the Aster Corporation increases its interest in Jake, which forces Martin to join forces with Abigail Kelsey. When Avram convinces Martin that Jake and Amelia are connected, Martin begins a quest to uncover the truth. Meanwhile, the situation is intensified when Lucy, a mother whose daughter shares the same gift as Jake, becomes involved in the mission and the seemingly unrelated events are tied together.

    Director: Greg Beeman

    Writer: N/A

  • Safety in Numbers
    7.9/10 805 votes

    #3 - Safety in Numbers

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2012-03-29

    When Martin comes in contact with a homeless man who possesses the same obsession with numbers as Jake, he sets out on a series of seemingly unrelated tasks that connect an abused African woman, a group of African boys entering a dance competition and an outgoing woman at California’s famed Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Meanwhile, Teller pays a visit to Jake’s board-and-care facility and emotions run high for Clea.

    Director: Stephen Williams

    Writer: Carol Barbee

  • Kite Strings
    7.8/10 561 votes

    #4 - Kite Strings

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2012-04-05

    Martin crosses paths with a young man who has a history with his deceased wife, Sarah. A couple managing an online instrument repair business work with an Iraqi heavy metal band that has a teenage follower who is looking to share his comedic talent with an American soldier in Baghdad. But the soldier has troubles of her own when her convoy is ambushed, forcing her to hide in the Iraqi desert. Then, a lottery winner comes upon a depressed pastor.

    Director: Tucker Gates

    Writer: N/A

  • Reunions
    7.8/10 320 votes

    #5 - Reunions

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2013-03-22

    Following an exhausting turn of events at Breakwire, Martin, Lucy, and Jake track down Calvin outside Tony Rigby’s house. After Martin collars Calvin into helping him locate Amelia, they head to Calvin’s loft where he explains Aster Corps’ motivations connected to Amelia, while Jake attaches himself to a revealing brain scanner. Jake’s scan provides more information about Amelia’s whereabouts as well as a final piece to the puzzle for Calvin to communicate with his brain-dead brother.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Clockwork
    7.8/10 310 votes

    #6 - Clockwork

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2013-03-29

    As Martin tracks down Philip Green, a man that Jake led him to, he learns that Mr. Greene was Dr. Teller’s first patient and is on death row for the triple murder of Aster Corps employees. With the execution in a matter of hours, Martin rushes to the prison to look for answers, but Mr. Green won’t reveal anything unless he is reunited with his estranged daughter – Dr. Kate Gordon. Will the numbers add up when time is of the essence and lives are at stake?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Entanglement
    7.7/10 595 votes

    #7 - Entanglement

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2012-04-12

    Martin gets his laptop stolen on the day Jake is scheduled for an important evaluation. As a result, he becomes ensnared in a young Salvadoran woman’s quest to avenge the death of her family. Meanwhile, Teller tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter. Also, a spirited Saudi Arabian girl tries to break free of the societal constraints imposed on her and a Montreal doctor attempts to meet a stranger on a train.

    Director: Milan Cheylov

    Writer: Chris Levinson

  • Gyre (1)
    7.7/10 423 votes

    #8 - Gyre (1)

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2012-05-31

    In the first part of a two-part season finale, the Aster Corporation increases its interest in Jake, which forces Martin to join forces with Abigail Kelsey. When Avram convinces Martin that Jake and Amelia are connected, Martin begins a quest to uncover the truth. Meanwhile, the situation is intensified when Lucy, a mother whose daughter shares the same gift as Jake, becomes involved in the mission and the seemingly unrelated events are tied together.

    Director: Nelson McCormick

    Writer: N/A

  • Leviathan
    7.7/10 312 votes

    #9 - Leviathan

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2013-05-10

    As Aster Corps closes in on the completion of the number sequence that could catapult them to the top of the global economy, determined executive Nicole Farington (guest star Frances Fisher) stops at nothing with her two new test subjects. Meanwhile, Martin and Trevor are on an intense mission of their own to interrogate Aster Corps heavy Tanner for answers. As Jake and Amelia remain at the epicenter of these critical events, it’s a race against time for Martin to save them before Aster Corps changes the world forever.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • 1 + 1 = 3
    7.6/10 738 votes

    #10 - 1 + 1 = 3

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2012-03-22

    Martin is led to a pawn shop by his son Jake, where a robbery triggers a sequence of unpredictable events that connect a distraught flight attendant in New York, a son visiting from India on a mission to spread his father’s ashes, a middle school magician in Moscow, a cancer patient in New York and a mobster in the Bronx. It’s up to Jake and Martin to link the thread between them all.

    Director: Ian Toynton

    Writer: Tim Kring

  • Two of a Kind
    7.6/10 298 votes

    #11 - Two of a Kind

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-04-05

    As Jake uses a cipher to locate Amelia, Martin tracks a bloody path to Guillermo, who is stalking Dr. Nell Plimpton, someone we’ve seen before and one of "The Righteous 36". Meanwhile, Calvin Norburg meets with Nicole Farington, the uber-competent CEO of Aster Corps, who introduces him to the first quantum computer in an attempt to woo him back to the company. When different roads lead to the same location, lives are lost as shocking events unfold.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Fight or Flight
    7.6/10 260 votes

    #12 - Fight or Flight

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2013-05-03

    With the Aster Corps quarterly report just days away, executive Nicole Farington becomes increasingly desperate and the pressure is on for Calvin Norburg to deliver results from the company’s ongoing study of "The Righteous 36". Following an intense encounter with Aster Corps enforcer Tanner, Martin schemes alongside Trevor Wilcox, who puts it all on the line to go undercover and prevent the company’s distressed executives from harming innocent test subjects in the name of corporate greed.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Lost and Found
    7.5/10 470 votes

    #13 - Lost and Found

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2012-04-19

    As Martin and Clea work together to uncover a shocking development involving Clea’s mentally-challenged mother, Teller steps into trouble when he visits Jake at the board-and-care facility. Meanwhile, a plane crash survivor seeks new purpose to his existence and a Chinese couple struggles to find balance between work and life.

    Director: Stephen Williams

    Writer: Robert Levine

  • Zone of Exclusion
    7.5/10 438 votes

    #14 - Zone of Exclusion

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-05-03

    Following numbers from Jake, Martin helps reunite a French woman with her biological mother and twin sister, then he attempts to find the person responsible for their estrangement. In the meantime, a superstitious young Italian woman is fretting when her astronaut husband loses contact with earth.

    Director: Adam Kane

    Writer: Chris Levinson

  • Music of the Spheres
    7.5/10 421 votes

    #15 - Music of the Spheres

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-05-10

    Martin exposes a corrupt parole officer, and a Brazilian street musician uses his guitar to win the heart of a beautiful woman. In addition, Jake bonds with another mute boy, while Clea and Martin learn new information about one of Teller’s key patients.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Tessellations
    7.5/10 412 votes

    #16 - Tessellations

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2012-05-17

    When Martin is mistaken for a criminal, he must involve himself with a heist crew in order to win back an innocent dock worker’s job. Meanwhile, an Israeli boy and Palestinian girl fight to keep their relationship afloat. Clea uncovers some surprising documents about Jake, while Martin and his late wife’s sister meet to make a pivotal decision.

    Director: Jon Cassar

    Writer: N/A

  • Event Horizon
    7.5/10 356 votes

    #17 - Event Horizon

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-02-08

    Not knowing what life holds for them once they reach Los Angeles, Martin and Jake, on the run from the authorities, immediately meet Lucy Robbins, Amelia's mother, upon their arrival. Lucy has been looking for her daughter now for three years, and is encouraged by her meeting with Martin. However, their relationship may not be totally harmonious as Lucy will do absolutely anything in order to track down Amelia.

    Director: Nelson McCormick

    Writer: Tim Kring

  • Closer
    7.5/10 318 votes

    #18 - Closer

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-02-08

    Martin and Lucy become aware of the importance of Calvin Norburg in finding Amelia. As it is near impossible to get close to Calvin due to this publicity, Martin and Trevor believe the best way to gain access to Calvin is through Vikash. Although Martin does manage to gain access to Vikash, he finds that he must first assist Vikash on his latest personal mission.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Enemy of My Enemy
    7.5/10 309 votes

    #19 - Enemy of My Enemy

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-02-15

    Martin’s mission to uncover clues and expose the potentially sinister Aster Corps has global consequences when an Aster Corps employee is crossing the border in Pakistan. Meanwhile, ruthless religious zealot Guillermo continues to track down "The Righteous 36", and Jake leads Lucy to a woman with alarming connections to her missing daughter Amelia.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Ghosts
    7.5/10 317 votes

    #20 - Ghosts

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2013-03-15

    During a rare rainy Los Angeles evening, Martin and Jake head to Breakwire to enlist the help of his old friend Dutch, a grizzled ex-Navy Seal. When the lights go out in the building, the storm is suspected, but all hell breaks loose when Guillermo enters the premises. As the intensity ratchets up and people turn up dead, Jake’s ability to communicate with Amelia proves to be critical in defending his life.

    Director: Seith Mann

    Writer: David Eick

  • Noosphere Rising
    7.4/10 479 votes

    #21 - Noosphere Rising

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-04-26

    Martin attempts to find Teller’s mysterious workshop and winds up aiding another professor, Logan, to win big at poker. Meanwhile, a young Italian man creates a viral video to track down the love of his life, whom he only met in passing, and a city slicker who plans to sell off his dead father’s ranch, winds up learning a lesson from a horse that makes him appreciate the rural life his father chose. Then, Martin’s sister-in-law, Abigail Kelsey, visits Clea and Jake at the board-and-care facility, much to Martin’s dismay.

    Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton

    Writer: Tim Kring, Carol Barbee

  • Perfect Storm
    7.4/10 292 votes

    #22 - Perfect Storm

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-02-22

    Unforeseen developments at Aster Corps force Martin to make a nail-biting decision and strike a deal with someone unexpected. Meanwhile, Lucy visits the police with new information about Amelia’s kidnapping and Avram (guest star Bodhi Elfman) spots Guillermo in New York and warns Martin and Jake that he’s on the hunt for them.

    Director: Nelson McCormick

    Writer: Jennifer Johnson

  • Eye to Eye
    7.4/10 295 votes

    #23 - Eye to Eye

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2013-03-01

    A race against time is triggered after Jake contacts Amelia with coordinates to a meeting location and both manage to escape their supervision. As Martin and Lucy desperately search for their gifted and determined kids, they uncover some critical details about Calvin’s brain-damaged brother. Meanwhile in Mexico, Guillermo confesses his sins to a priest and faces a brutal decision.

    Director: Milan Cheylov

    Writer: Barry O'Brien

  • Broken
    7.4/10 302 votes

    #24 - Broken

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-03-08

    After three years of searching for Amelia, Lucy’s frustration and fury peaks. When she takes matters with Calvin into her own hands, he offers an unthinkable deal for Amelia’s return. As Martin and Jake search for Lucy, they enlist Trevor at Breakwire to help. Meanwhile, Guillermo is reeling from his recent sins in Mexico, and he makes some life-changing decisions after running into a defeated man hiking through the Arizona desert.

    Director: Matt Earl Beesley

    Writer: Karyn Usher, Tim Kring

  • The Road Not Taken
    7.3/10 370 votes

    #25 - The Road Not Taken

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2012-09-14

    In an all-new bonus episode, Martin's car mysteriously breaks down in the town where he first became a reporter. When he begins to suspect his mentor is involved in illegal activity there, he risks severing their friendship in order to find the truth.

    Director: Nelson McCormick

    Writer: Melinda Hsu Taylor