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The Best Episodes of Unforgettable

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

Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit after her former boyfriend and partner asks for help with solving a case. The move allows her to try to find out the one thing she has been unable to remember, which is what happened the day her sister was murdered.


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The best episode of "Unforgettable" is "The Man in the Woods", rated 8.3/10 from 284 user votes. It was directed by John David Coles and written by Ed Redlich, John Bellucci. "The Man in the Woods" aired on 5/8/2012 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Endgame".

  • The Man in the Woods
    8.3/10 284 votes

    #1 - The Man in the Woods

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2012-05-08

    Carrie follows the trail of her sister's killer to Syracuse, where the murderer may have struck again.

    Director: John David Coles

    Writer: Ed Redlich, John Bellucci

  • Endgame
    8.0/10 246 votes

    #2 - Endgame

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2012-05-01

    When Carrie's obsessed admirer turns up dead, she must locate the killer while deflecting attention from the prime suspect: her.

    Director: Ken Girotti

    Writer: Jan Nash, Steven Maeda

  • Incognito
    8.0/10 259 votes

    #3 - Incognito

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-08-04

    Carrie goes undercover with a team of bank robbers when The Major Crimes Section gets a lead on the gang’s leader, a notorious thief who rarely shows his face.

    Director: Seith Mann

    Writer: Spencer Hudnut

  • Carrie's Caller
    7.9/10 280 votes

    #4 - Carrie's Caller

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2012-02-07

    A serial killer with knowledge of Carrie’s memory abilities taunts the Queens PD as his list of victims grows.

    Director: Aaron Lipstadt

    Writer: Ed Redlich, John Bellucci

  • Memory Kings
    7.9/10 232 votes

    #5 - Memory Kings

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-08-18

    When the scientist who helped Carrie understand her memory abilities is murdered, she must track down other people with the same skill in the hopes that one of them holds the key to finding the killer.

    Director: Peter Werner

    Writer: Sam Montgomery

  • Maps & Legends
    7.9/10 234 votes

    #6 - Maps & Legends

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2013-09-08

    The murder of an urban explorer leads Carrie and Al to not only search for the killer, but to pick up the trail of clues the victim was following on the hunt for a treasure supposedly hidden under the streets of New York.

    Director: Jean de Segonzac

    Writer: Quinton Peeples

  • East of Islip
    7.9/10 211 votes

    #7 - East of Islip

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2014-04-25

    A murdered body washes ashore in the Hamptons, and Carrie and Al's boss offers them a "paid vacation" in his beautiful Southampton cottage, in order to help local law enforcement find the killer, who may or may not be related to a previous serial killer.

    Director: Oz Scott

    Writer: Wendy Battles

  • Omega Hour
    7.9/10 215 votes

    #8 - Omega Hour

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-05-02

    When Carrie and Elliott are attending a party sponsored by the mayor, a group of criminals seizes control of the building, and demand a hefty ransom. It is up to Carrie to thwart their plans by playing from the Die Hard book.

    Director: Rick Bota

    Writer: Spencer Hudnut

  • D.O.A.
    7.9/10 223 votes

    #9 - D.O.A.

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2014-09-14

    Carrie is unable to utilize her perfect memory when an assassin doses her with a deadly poison that attacks her brain, leaving Al on a desperate hunt for the antidote.

    Director: Matt Earl Beesley

    Writer: Quinton Peeples

  • Blind Alleys
    7.8/10 262 votes

    #10 - Blind Alleys

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2012-02-28

    Al and Carrie are forced to the sidelines by a negotiator when the father of a suspect that Roe shot takes members of the Queens PD, including Nina, hostage in a desperate quest for justice.

    Director: Peter Werner

    Writer: Heather Bellson, Erik Oleson

  • Day of the Jackie
    7.8/10 242 votes

    #11 - Day of the Jackie

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-08-11

    Carrie and Al are unable to discern why a businessman was murdered in his hotel room until it’s discovered that his death was collateral damage in a larger plot to assassinate a diplomat.

    Director: Paul Holahan

    Writer: Wendy Battles

  • Flesh and Blood
    7.8/10 192 votes

    #12 - Flesh and Blood

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-04-11

    Carrie catches a deadly assassin who has eluded her before, but must put her personal vendetta aside when it’s revealed that the woman has vital information to prevent a terrorist attack on New York City.

    Director: Jean de Segonzac

    Writer: Bill Chais

  • Reunion
    7.8/10 225 votes

    #13 - Reunion

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2014-05-09

    Carrie's high school reunion is suddenly cut short when an alum shows up dead. Carrie has to remember back 22 years to understand the events that led to this crime.

    Director: Paul Holahan

    Writer: Bill Chais, John Bellucci

  • Stray Bullet
    7.8/10 205 votes

    #14 - Stray Bullet

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-08-03

    Carrie conducts an investigation off the books when Al becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a parolee he helped put away.

    Director: Christine Moore

    Writer: Barry M. Schkolnick

  • The Comeback
    7.7/10 243 votes

    #15 - The Comeback

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2012-03-20

    When Carrie’s latest case is stalled by a powerful family’s influence, she receives assistance from a lawyer who may be the mysterious caller who orchestrated a series of sniper attacks.

    Director: Jean de Segonzac

    Writer: Christal Henry, Michael Foley

  • Allegiances
    7.7/10 251 votes

    #16 - Allegiances

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2012-03-27

    Carrie’s personal and professional lives collide when her boyfriend, the son of a mob boss, is revealed to have ties to suspects in a murder investigation.

    Director: Oz Scott

    Writer: Joan Binder Weiss

  • Till Death
    7.7/10 209 votes

    #17 - Till Death

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-04-04

    After a wealthy couple is murdered, Carrie and Al pose as a married couple to lure in the killer, who Al believes is linked to a series of unsolved homicides he once investigated.

    Director: Jan Eliasberg

    Writer: Barry Schindel

  • Manhunt
    7.7/10 212 votes

    #18 - Manhunt

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-04-18

    The murder of a prominent lawyer leads Carrie and Al to reexamine a rape case that moved Manhattan thirteen years before. Soon, they realize that the case was not as clear cut as it was portrayed by the media, and an innocent man may have been wrongfully convicted.

    Director: David Platt

    Writer: Barry M. Schkolnick

  • Spirited Away
    7.6/10 271 votes

    #19 - Spirited Away

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2011-12-13

    A renowned ghost hunter is killed and the investigation reveals that his death is linked to a chilling discovery he made while on a recent assignment.

    Director: Karen Gaviola

    Writer: Joan Binder Weiss

  • The Following Sea
    7.6/10 257 votes

    #20 - The Following Sea

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2012-02-14

    When a key witness in his murder case vanishes before testifying, Al scrambles to find her before the suspect walks free.

    Director: Oz Scott

    Writer: Michael Foley, Jan Nash

  • Heartbreak
    7.6/10 265 votes

    #21 - Heartbreak

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2012-02-21

    Carrie and Al are at a loss to explain how a murder victim mysteriously appeared in an empty ballpark.

    Director: Anna Foerster

    Writer: Spencer Hudnut

  • You Are Here
    7.6/10 229 votes

    #22 - You Are Here

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2012-04-10

    Carrie and Al must get inside the mind of a deranged conspiracy theorist before he sets off a series of bombs.

    Director: Jean de Segonzac

    Writer: Jim Adler

  • Line Up or Shut Up
    7.6/10 213 votes

    #23 - Line Up or Shut Up

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-09-01

    When a young man is found dead in an expensive sports car he was delivering to a diplomat, each clue leads Carrie and Al to yet another possible motive for the murder.

    Director: Peter Werner

    Writer: Quinton Peeples

  • Throwing Shade
    7.6/10 196 votes

    #24 - Throwing Shade

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2014-08-17

    When one of Eliot's oldest friends, the campaign manager for a mayoral candidate, is murdered, he is forced to face his past and current demons as Carrie and Al work to uncover the killer.

    Director: Paul Holahan

    Writer: Michael Reisz

  • With Honor
    7.5/10 312 votes

    #25 - With Honor

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2011-10-18

    When Al’s ex-partner is gunned down and the investigation reveals he may have been a dirty cop, Carrie must decide how to support him without getting too close

    Director: Peter Werner

    Writer: Erik Oleson