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The Best Episodes of 'Bosch'

Updated June 3, 2020 1k votes 51 voters57 items

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As Amazon Video’s longest-running original drama, there are so many good episodes of Bosch, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Birdland" the best, or is "Who’s Lucky Now?" your favorite episode of Bosch? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Bosch are, let's rank every Bosch episode from best to worst.

Bosch is a police procedural that follows the titular Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch (Titus Welliver), a detective in the Hollywood homicide division. The first season took inspiration from the Michael Connelly novels featuring the character of the same name. Bosch premiered on Amazon Video on February 6, 2014. It was one of two drama pilots screened online by Amazon in early 2014, as part of the pilot program, before being ordered for a full season.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Bosch, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Bosch episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • 1

    Book of the Unclaimed Dead

    April 12, 2018
    52
    5

    Season4

    Episode Number10

    Bosch and Sgt. Amy Snyder uncover a key piece of evidence that could compromise the entire Elias investigation. Edgar and Robertson are rocked by personal disappointment. Irving exposes his enemies. Bosch stalks the suspected Elias killer on his own, and comes face to face with his past.

  • 2

    Who's Lucky Now?

    March 11, 2016
    42
    5

    Season2

    Episode Number4

    Bosch nabs a murder suspect, while others keep a close eye on the investigation. After an encounter with Vegas mob boss, Joey Marks, Bosch faces questions about the past of someone close to him. George Irving makes important inroads. Deputy Chief Irving clashes with LA's political machinations.

  • 3

    God Sees

    April 21, 2017
    39
    11

    Season3

    Episode Number3

    Bosch learns more about the dark past and murder of Billy Meadows. The credibility of a key witness threatens to undermine the Holland case. Edgar maneuvers to handle damning evidence. Dangerous men target Bosch.

  • 4

    Birdland

    April 21, 2017
    28
    2

    Season3

    Episode Number6

    News explodes that the LAPD is investigating one of its own in a murder case. Bosch homes in on the motive behind a string of homicides. Robertson's doubts about Bosch deepen. Edgar discovers another disturbing link between Harry and a murder victim. Irving assists the investigation of the "Koreatown Killer."

  • 5

    Gone

    March 11, 2016
    38
    14

    Season2

    Episode Number5

    Bosch and Edgar are now hot on Joey Marks's trail. George Irving is pulled deeper into his mission. And Bosch must go to extremes to ensure the safety of those closest to him.

  • 6

    Exit Time

    March 11, 2016
    34
    11

    Season2

    Episode Number7

    Deputy Chief Irving takes full measures in the wake of tragedy. Bosch finds himself in an unexpected alliance, which leads to a startling discovery. Eleanor seeks an advantage with the FBI. The nefarious gang behind serious crimes plans its exit strategy.

  • 7

    Everybody Counts

    March 11, 2016
    25
    2

    Season2

    Episode Number10

    The season finale reaches an explosive climax. Bosch and Edgar discover the final piece of the Tony Allen investigation. Harry searches to uncover the truth behind his mother's murder.

  • 8

    Aye Papi

    April 21, 2017
    26
    5

    Season3

    Episode Number8

    Bosch operates behind-the-scenes to expose wrongdoers. Killers are in the wind. Edgar deals with the fallout of a crucial choice.

  • 9

    Ask the Dust

    April 12, 2018
    33
    14

    Three months after discovering a startling new lead, Det. Harry Bosch is still pursuing the truth behind his mother's cold case. A murder of a high-profile attorney puts the city on edge so Chief Irvin Irving creates a Task Force with Bosch in charge. Bosch must contend with two former adversaries.

  • 10

    Blue Religion

    February 13, 2015
    22
    2

    Season1

    Episode Number3

    After the young victim in the bones case is identified, Bosch and J. Edgar are pulled into the troubled world of the boy's family. As Bosch's own trial escalates, his romance with Brasher takes a turn. And an intense confrontation with Raynard Waits forces Bosch to rethink everything.

  • 11

    Donkey's Years

    February 13, 2015
    24
    5

    Season1

    Episode Number6

    Bosch travels to Las Vegas to see his teenage daughter, Maddie, and to gain insight into Waits from his ex-wife, Eleanor Wish, once a brilliant forensic profiler. Back in LA, Waits taunts Bosch as he begins backing up his threats. Bosch returns to a maelstrom as the simple questioning of a witness in the bones case endangers Brasher.

  • 12

    Fugazi

    February 13, 2015
    29
    14

    Season1

    Episode Number4

    The bones investigation uncovers the family's dark past. As Bosch's court case reaches a climactic verdict, he gets caught up in a dangerous field trip with Waits, who may be setting him up. A stunning turn of events leads to a frantic citywide manhunt, and Bosch is back on the hot seat.

  • 13

    Missed Connections

    April 12, 2018
    16
    0

    Season4

    Episode Number7

    Two off-duty patrol officers cause Billets more trouble than she needs while the protests heat up outside Hollywood Station. With a suspect in custody, the Task Force begins to wrap up the case, but Bosch remains unconvinced. Irving learns he's being played and Honey Chandler makes a surprising discovery.

  • 14

    Mama's Boy

    February 13, 2015
    21
    5

    Season1

    Episode Number5

    As the Raynard Waits matter escalates, Deputy Chief Irving sidelines Bosch. The detective turns his focus to unraveling the mystery of the bones case - until he becomes ensnared in a dangerous game of cat and mouse.

  • 15

    Chapter One: 'Tis the Season

    February 6, 2014
    34
    22

    Season1

    Episode Number1

    An LAPD homicide detective works to solve the murder of a 13-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court for the murder of a serial killer.

  • 16

    Lost Light

    February 13, 2015
    31
    19

    Season1

    Episode Number2

    A routine traffic stop lands a suspect who poses a lethal new threat, while Bosch and J. Edgar pursue a promising lead in the bones case. Bosch locks horns with Deputy Chief Irving over his ongoing court battle, just as his relationship with Brasher picks up. And murder suspect Raynard Waits makes a startling confession about Bosch's cold case.

  • 17

    Lost Boys

    February 13, 2015
    25
    17

    Season1

    Episode Number7

    Bosch struggles to manage both professional and personal fallout, as an echo of his past helps him discover pivotal clues in the Waits case. As the stakes escalate, a restless Waits hatches a deadly plan.

  • 18

    The Thing About Secrets

    March 11, 2016
    25
    17

    Season2

    Episode Number2

    Bosch discovers that his murder case has wider implications. Deputy Chief Irving tries to stay above the political fray. Danger escalates with George Irving's plainclothes position. Harry receives a tip relating to his mother's murder. The Tony Allen investigation sends Bosch to Sin City.

  • 19

    High Low

    February 13, 2015
    21
    14

    Season1

    Episode Number8

    Bosch gains a new ally in his ex-wife Eleanor. Deputy Chief Irving makes a series of deals that will shape the future of the police department - and possibly even the city itself. Waits's disturbing focus on Bosch intensifies.

  • 20

    Trunk Music

    March 11, 2016
    14
    8

    Season2

    Episode Number1

    LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch is back on the job after a suspension. When a dead body found in the trunk of a car on Mulholland Drive appears to have mob connections, Bosch takes on a case that could prove his biggest challenge yet. George Irving has a new assignment. Deputy Chief Irving weighs his options.

  • 21

    Us and Them

    February 13, 2015
    12
    8

    Season1

    Episode Number10

    Bosch has to face the aftermath of his confrontation with Waits, while his daughter's unexpected visit offers some precious time together. In the wake of the bones investigation, Bosch's job is in jeopardy, and he's suddenly on the outside once again.

  • 22

    Victim of the Night

    March 11, 2016
    8
    2

    Season2

    Episode Number3

    Bosch is drawn into the underbelly of Las Vegas. A reunion with his daughter reveals that all is not well on the home front. Deputy Chief Irving chooses a side in the mayoral race. There's more to George Irving's assignment than meets the eye.

  • 23

    Queen of Martyrs

    March 11, 2016
    14
    11

    Season2

    Episode Number9

    A leading suspect eludes Bosch's grasp. Deputy Chief Irving's world has unravelled, even as he's handed a once in a lifetime opportunity. Bosch and Edgar's pursuit of a dangerous ringleader leads to an epic showdown.

  • 24

    Dreams of Bunker Hill

    April 12, 2018
    14
    11

    Season4

    Episode Number2

    Bosch pulls out all the stops to try and get to the bottom of the Elias murder as quickly as possible while keeping the IA investigators on his Task Force in the dark. Eleanor Wish is back in the game with the Feds, and Det. Jerry Edgar preps for his first day back on the job.

  • 25

    Two Kinds of Truth

    April 18, 2019
    11
    8

    Season5

    Episode Number1

    Detective Harry Bosch learns the DA's office is examining new evidence which threatens to overturn an old case, potentially jeopardizing all of Bosch's other convictions. Meanwhile, a robbery turned murder at a local pharmacy exposes an opioid ring that drags Bosch down a dangerous path.