Watchworthy

The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.' 

Ranker TV
Updated April 15, 2020 1.5k votes 226 voters 9.1k views 149 items

There are so many good episodes of Chicago P.D., but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Start Digging" the best, or is "A Shot Heard Round the World" your favorite episode of Chicago P.D.? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Chicago P.D. are, let's rank every Chicago P.D. episode from best to worst.

Chicago P.D. is an American police procedural drama, the second series in the Chicago franchise. The series debuted as a mid-season replacement on January 8, 2014, and stars Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, and Sophia Bush, who won the 2017 People's Choice Award for "Favorite TV Crime Drama Actress." Chicago P.D. follows the patrol officers and detectives of the 21st District of the Chicago Police Department.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Chicago P.D., and downvote 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 Chicago P.D. episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

Data-driven recommendations based on voting from over 40 million monthly visits to Ranker. Try the free app
list ordered by
1
I Remember Her Now is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
February 8, 2017

Season: 4

Episode Number: 13

Halstead goes undercover at a corrupt treatment center for troubled young girls.

2
A Shot Heard Round the W... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
November 16, 2016

Season: 4

Episode Number: 8

A highly trained killer wages war against the Chicago Police Department.

3
Actual Physical Violence... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
October 14, 2015

Season: 3

Episode Number: 3

A member of the team is held hostage by a man desperate to find his missing daughter.

4
What Do You Do is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
February 18, 2015

Season: 2

Episode Number: 15

Burgess and Roman tackle a dangerous smuggling operation with no means to defend themselves or call for help.

5
Start Digging is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
May 25, 2016

Season: 3

Episode Number: 23

A case turns personal for intelligence when Voight's son is connected to a murder investigation.

6
8:30 PM is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
April 30, 2014

Season: 1

Episode Number: 12

The Intelligence Unit races against the clock to take down those responsible for the bombing.

7
Wrong Side of the Bars ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
January 15, 2014

Season: 1

Episode Number: 2

The entire unit focuses to find Antonio's kidnapped son.

8
Emotional Proximity is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
March 1, 2017

Season: 4

Episode Number: 16

After a deadly warehouse fire that left Olinsky's daughter fighting for her life, Intelligence mobilizes to find the arsonist.

9
Care Under Fire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
November 15, 2017

Season: 5

Episode Number: 7

Halstead goes undercover to stop an ex-military kidnapping crew from killing an innocent child.

10
Shouldn't Have Been Alon... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
January 7, 2015

Season: 2

Episode Number: 10

A routine check on a potential terrorist threat puts Burgess in the hospital and intelligence on the case of a well-planned series of related crimes.

11
The Number of Rats is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
April 29, 2015

Season: 2

Episode Number: 20

SVU Detectives join Chicago Intelligence to connect a case in Chicago to an unsolved case about rape and murder from new york a decade prior. - Continuation of Chicago Fire's , "We Called Her Jelly Bean" episode.

12
The Weigh Station is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
October 8, 2014

Season: 2

Episode Number: 3

With Bembenek behind bars, intelligence learns that it's not just Halstead in harm's way.

13
Life Is Fluid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
September 30, 2015

Season: 3

Episode Number: 1

A familiar face steps in when an intelligence detective is abducted by a heroin kingpin in the season premiere.

14
Knocked the Family Right... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
January 13, 2016

Season: 3

Episode Number: 11

The team investigates a string of violent home invasions to find the common threat.

15
Justice is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
May 11, 2016

Season: 3

Episode Number: 21

Burgess is on trial after shooting an unidentified man who she believes shot her partner.

16
The Song of Gregory Will... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
February 10, 2016

Season: 3

Episode Number: 14

After escaping from an upstate New York prison, Gregory Yates sets his sights on Chicago.

17
A Little Devil Complex ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
February 4, 2015

Season: 2

Episode Number: 13

Continued from Chicago Fire "Three Bells," Firehouse 51 enlists Intelligence to help corner the arsonist they believe killed Shay.

18
All Cylinders Firing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
October 5, 2016

Season: 4

Episode Number: 3

Platt and her Father become the targets of a brutal assailant.

19
The Cases that Need to B... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
February 24, 2016

Season: 3

Episode Number: 16

The murder of a young boy rocks the community and becomes top priority for the CPD.

20
Fork in the Road is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
May 17, 2017

Season: 4

Episode Number: 23

Lindsay must navigate around CPD politics when her mother is implicated in a murder case.

21
Born into Bad News is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
May 20, 2015

Season: 2

Episode Number: 23

Intelligence comes to the aid of Commander Perry's nephew after he gets involved with a corrupt narcotics unit.

22
Now I'm God is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
January 6, 2016

Season: 3

Episode Number: 10

An investigation becomes personal for Voight when an acquaintance from his past is caught putting others lives in danger. A doctor with personal connections to Voight (Jason Beghe) is under investigation when four of his patients are committed to Chicago Med after an overdose of chemo

23
Forty-Caliber Bread Crum... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
March 2, 2016

Season: 3

Episode Number: 17

Intelligence becomes embroiled in a violent robbery case that put Halstead in the line of fire.

24
You Wish is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
January 11, 2017

Season: 4

Episode Number: 11

Intelligence investigates the actions of a private police force operating independently of the CPD.

25
A Dead Kid, a Notebook, ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Chicago P.D.'
November 4, 2015

Season: 3

Episode Number: 7

The death of a teenaged boy exposes corruption behind the walls of an affluent school.