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The Best Episodes of Unforgotten

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

London police detectives Cassie Stuart and Sunny Khan investigate historic cold cases involving missing persons, murder and long-hidden secrets.

Genres:DramaCrimeMystery
Network:ITV1

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The best episode of "Unforgotten" is "Episode 6", rated 8.9/10 from 982 user votes. It was directed by Andy Wilson and written by Chris Lang. "Episode 6" aired on 2/9/2017 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode 6".

  • Episode 6
    8.9/10 982 votes

    #1 - Episode 6

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-02-09

    Having come to another dead end, Cassie and Sunny work on trying to prove a final theory into David Walker's death and catch the culprit.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 6
    8.7/10 954 votes

    #2 - Episode 6

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-03-29

    Despite a tragic turn of events, Sunny and the team narrow down the suspects.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 6
    8.6/10 780 votes

    #3 - Episode 6

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-08-19

    Following the discovery of seemingly incriminating items found at his house, Tim insists he bought them for his girls at a fete in Middenham. However, the team are not buying Tim's story. A new discovery leaves the team shocked and devastated, hitting Cassie particularly hard.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 5
    8.4/10 666 votes

    #4 - Episode 5

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-02-02

    Cassie begins to investigate the Brentford house and the theory that one or more of the suspects may have been abused at the gatherings that took place there. The enquiry reveals some information that allows Colin to come to terms with a shame that he has lived with for over 25 years. Sara is forced to confront her past in order to prove her innocence. Marion pushes her family even further away.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 5
    8.4/10 633 votes

    #5 - Episode 5

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-08-12

    James, Tim and Chris are exposed as having lied about their whereabouts on the night Hayley died. Pete reveals that he saw Eliot climbing into the holiday home through a window on New Year's Day, while leaves James struggling with the possibility that his son may have killed Hayley. Fran cracks a code in the dead girl's diary, suggesting that she met a local drug dealer on the night she disappeared.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 4
    8.3/10 633 votes

    #6 - Episode 4

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-08-05

    It becomes clear to the detectives that the four men have conspired to come up with a false account of what took place the night Hayley disappeared. Jake is assigned to track down Tim Finch's ex-wife to hear her version of events - and uncovers disturbing information about Chris Lowe's past. On a personal front, Sunny is offered the opportunity to rekindle his past marriage, and Cassie worries about her father's failing memory.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 5
    8.3/10 597 votes

    #7 - Episode 5

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-03-22

    Cassie and Sunny interview two of the suspects again and get closer to the truth of what happened to Walsh. Balcombe believes she may have found the cause of death.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 5
    8.2/10 726 votes

    #8 - Episode 5

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-11-05

    As the investigation into Jimmy's death continues, Sir Phillip Cross makes a difficult decision while Father Robert comes clean to his family and the police.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 6
    8.2/10 770 votes

    #9 - Episode 6

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-11-12

    As the investigation into Jimmy's death concludes, Father Robert finds that revealing the truth has lasting repercussions and Maureen lays her son Jimmy to rest.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 3
    8.2/10 660 votes

    #10 - Episode 3

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-01-19

    Further examination of David Walker's history suggests that he was a troubled man with a number of issues. Marion has a prickly chat with Cassie about her past and the investigation reveals her close relationship with an IRA activist. As the police enquiries encroach on their lives, Sara and Colin open up to their partners.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 4
    8.2/10 651 votes

    #11 - Episode 4

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-01-26

    A disturbing allegation about David opens up a second line of enquiry for the team. How much Tessa actually knew about David's life threatens to ruin her relationship with her husband and son. Marion gets into trouble at work and jeopardises her marriage by refusing to open up about her past. After having his phone stolen and information exposed, Colin is blackmailed again - and Sarah's secrets push her family to breaking point.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 3
    8.2/10 581 votes

    #12 - Episode 3

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-03-09

    Cassie and Sunny interview each of the four suspects, who all deny knowing the victim. Bouting discovers Walsh was cautioned three weeks before his death.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 2
    8.1/10 663 votes

    #13 - Episode 2

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-01-12

    Crime drama series. Detectives Cassie and Sunny begin to find out a bit more about who David Walker was through speaking to his ex-wife Tessa.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 1
    8.1/10 775 votes

    #14 - Episode 1

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-07-15

    When the body of a teenage girl who went missing at the turn of the millennium is found at a building site off the M1 motorway, four men are placed under the spotlight and their relationships are tested to the limit.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 2
    8.1/10 653 votes

    #15 - Episode 2

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-07-22

    Cassie and Sunny go in search of Hayley's family as the press begin to take an interest in the story. A detective who was involved in the original investigation offers his thoughts on why her disappearance remained unsolved, pointing out that Hayley's boyfriend was suspected of the crime but was never charged. The distance between where Hayley was last seen and where her body was found leads Cassie to form a new theory - that the killer may have travelled up from London, then returned before they could be questioned.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 3
    8.1/10 622 votes

    #16 - Episode 3

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-07-29

    Cassie and Sunny begin their interviews...

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 1
    8.1/10 741 votes

    #17 - Episode 1

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-02-22

    A dismembered body is found in a scrapyard and the team believes the remains had been stored in a domestic freezer for 30 years. Meanwhile, after making the decision to retire from the police force, Cassie faces a dilemma when she learns she isn't entitled to her full pension payment unless she completes her 30 years of service.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 2
    8.1/10 608 votes

    #18 - Episode 2

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-03-01

    Cassie and Sunny identify four potential suspects who trained as police probationers together, and two of them are still serving officers. They have no luck finding the rest of the body and decide to go public about the discovery of Walsh's remains.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 4
    8.1/10 578 votes

    #19 - Episode 4

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-03-15

    Cassie and Sunny discover Walsh was chased by all four suspects on the night in question. Willets realizes Fiona's blood sample may have been deliberately lost by Liz.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 3
    8.0/10 758 votes

    #20 - Episode 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-10-22

    As the investigation in to Jimmy's death continues, Cassie and Sunny visit Father Robert Greaves hoping to identify the mysterious Jo-Jo.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 4
    8.0/10 747 votes

    #21 - Episode 4

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-10-29

    The investigation into Jimmy's death continues, as Cassie and Sunny question Sir Phillip Cross.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 1
    8.0/10 817 votes

    #22 - Episode 1

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-01-05

    Detectives Cassie and Sunny reunite as they take on a case concerning the remains of a body found locked in a suitcase in the River Lea. As the pair begin the complicated task of trying to identify the body, the stories of four people with apparent links to the victim begin to unfold. Old wounds are reopened when the detectives track down the victim's wife and son, who have been in the dark about his disappearance for 26 years. Who wanted the man dead and why?

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 2
    7.9/10 804 votes

    #23 - Episode 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-10-15

    DCI Cassie Stuart begins to identify the people mentioned in the diary of Jimmy Sullivan.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 1
    7.8/10 950 votes

    #24 - Episode 1

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-10-08

    When a skeleton is unearthed, a car key found near the body is the only clue to the identity of the victim.

    Director: Andy Wilson

    Writer: Chris Lang

  • Episode 4
    7.6/10 426 votes

    #25 - Episode 4

    Season 5 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-03-20

    Sunny and Jess’s personal lives go from bad to worse while they struggle to keep focused. Meanwhile, the suspect list grows and a mother and son are put under the microscope.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A