TV episodes The Best Psych Episodes  

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List of the best Psych episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Psych episodes of all time are. Fans of Psych are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

This is a list that includes episodes like High Noon-ish and High Top Fade Out. What is the best Psych episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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Last Night Gus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Last Night Gus Oct 19 2011 A night of partying which no one remembers that turned deadly sets Shawn, Gus, Woody and Lassiter on the trail of their deeds and a way to clear their names of suspected murder. Unfortunately, ...more

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An Evening with Mr. Yang is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
An Evening with Mr. Yang Feb 20 2009 After eluding capture and disappearing eight years ago, the famed Yin Yang serial killer is back, and he's set his sights on Shawn.

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American Duos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
American Duos Jul 13 2007 Shawn and Gus go undercover as talent show contestants to investigate a number of failed attempts to kill one of the judges.

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Shawn Takes a Shot in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Shawn Takes a Shot in the Dark Oct 16 2009 While investigating a possible crime, Shawn stumbles upon one of a pair of criminals, gets shot, and is dumped in the trunk of a car.

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Office Space is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Office Space May 8th (2013)

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Mr. Yin Presents... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Mr. Yin Presents... Mar 10 2010 A serial killer targets Shawn using scenarios from classic Hitchcock films. Has Mr. Yang returned? Will everyone make it out alive? Guest starring Ally Sheedy as Mr. Yang.

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Sixty Five Million Years Off is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Sixty Five Million Years Off Jul 20 2007 The discovery of a washed-up body sparks a debate between Shawn and the police, who both disagree as to how the man died. While Shawn believes that the man was killed by a Tyrannosaurus Rex, the ...more

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Gus Walks into a Bank is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Gus Walks into a Bank Sep 12 2008 Gus is taken hostage at the Santa Barbara Savings and Loan Bank while making a deposit for Shawn. Shawn, still in the car and oblivious to the hostage situation, questions Lassiter and Juliet ...more

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Extradition II: The Actual Ext... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Extradition II: The Actual Extradition Part Nov 10 2010 Shawn and Gus return to Vancouver to visit their old nemesis Despereaux in prison at the felon's request, who then uses them to escape and pull one last job before he is extradited to the United ...more

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Shawn (and Gus) of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Shawn (and Gus) of the Dead Feb 15 2008 Lassiter and Juliet get called to a museum to investigate the disappearance of a 3,000-year-old mummy. Lassiter insists it's just a prank that's not worth his time. He's busy working on another ...more

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Lights, Camera...Homicidio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Lights, Camera...Homicidio Jan 25 2008 The star of a Spanish telenovela has been murdered by another actor on the show. The murderer insists that it was an accident and claims that the prop knife was switched with a real knife ...more

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Spellingg Bee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Spellingg Bee Jul 14 2006 When what begins as a little competitive sabotage in a regional spelling bee quickly escalates to murder. Shawn and Gus must investigate the mysterious death of the "Spellmaster" at ...more

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We'd Like to Thank the Academy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added We'd Like to Thank the Academy Dec 08 2010 When they solve a case without following proper protocols, Shawn and Gus are ordered by the Chief to take a crash course at the police academy in order to learn the correct way to handle cases, ...more

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Heeeeere's Lassie! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Heeeeere's Lassie! Mar 07 2012 Lassiter hires Shawn and Gus to get to the bottom of strange occurrences at his new condo.

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Tuesday the 17th is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Tuesday the 17th Feb 13 2009 Shawn and Gus are hired by a childhood friend to find a missing camp counselor who disappeared near their old sleep-away campgrounds. Upon their arrival, spooky activity abounds and they must ...more

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Dual Spires is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Dual Spires Dec 01 2010 The episode kicks off with Shawn and Gus receiving a mysterious e-mail inviting them to the annual Cinnamon Festival in Dual Spires, a quirky Northern California town nearly invisible on the ...more

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Lassie Did a Bad, Bad Thing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Lassie Did a Bad, Bad Thing Jan 16 2009 Shawn and Gus must prove Lassiter's innocence when he's on the hook for a murder inside of the Santa Barbara Police Department.

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Shawn Interrupted is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Shawn Interrupted November 16th (2011)

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Indiana Shawn and the Temple o... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Psych Episodes

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Black and Tan: A Crime of Fash... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Black and Tan: A Crime of Fashion Feb 08 2008 t's Gus' birthday, so Shawn takes him to the launch party for Ciao clothing's new fall line. While Gus tries to make a move on his favorite model, one of the owners of Ciao is suddenly ...more

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High Top Fade Out is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
High Top Fade Out Sep 25 2009 Shawn and Gus investigate the death of Leonald Callahan, aka Diddle, a computer cryptologist who was the baritone in Gus’s old college a capella group.

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Extradition: British Columbia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Extradition: British Columbia Aug 07 2009 Shawn and Gus spot an art thief whom Lassiter has been trying to arrest for years. So, although they are on a skiing vacation in Canada, they appeal to the local constabulary with mixed results: ...more

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Scary Sherry: Bianca's Toast is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Scary Sherry: Bianca's Toast Mar 02 2007 Juliet asks Shawn and Gus for assistance on her undercover assignment. They're only too glad to help, since it involves sorority sisters. Unfortunately, what's supposed to be an easy case turns ...more

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Death Is In The Air is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Death Is In The Air Feb 17 2010 Shawn and Gus must recover a deadly pathogen before a thief releases it into the city. Guest starring Judd Nelson.

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Murder?...Anyone?...Anyone?...... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Murder?...Anyone?...Anyone?...Bueller? Jul 25 2008 Shawn and Gus attend their high school reunion. Shawn sees a body fly past a window, but on further inspection the body has vanished. When Gus assumes the worst, and Lassiter refuses to help, ...more

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If You're So Smart, Then Why A... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added If You're So Smart, Then Why Are You Dead? Aug 24 2007 Shawn and Gus take on academia as lecturers at a school for the gifted where two students suspect a teacher of murder, they just don't know who's been murdered or the murderer's identity. At the ...more

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Bounty Hunters! is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Bounty Hunters! Sep 14 2007 Shawn and Gus find themselves trying to outwit a bounty hunter when Juliet asks them to find a suspect who escaped from her custody. The problem is, once they find him, Shawn believes his claims ...more

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100 Clues is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added 100 Clues Mar 27 2013 On the 100th episode of Psych... Shawn and Gus attend a party hosted by an aging rockstar named Billy Lipps, a man the SBPD arrested years ago for a murder he doesn't remember committing.

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This Episode Sucks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
This Episode Sucks Oct 26 2011 A body is discovered, and appears to have been killed by a vampire. Meanwhile, Lassiter becomes romantically involved with a woman whom Shawn suspects is the murderer.

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The Old and the Restless is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
The Old and the Restless Jan 18 2008 A missing persons case from a posh retirement community turns into a family affair when Shawn and Gus must team up with Henry to solve the case.

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Shawn and Gus Truck Things Up is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Shawn and Gus Truck Things Up March 5th (2014)

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Weekend Warriors is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Weekend Warriors Aug 11 2006 Shawn and Gus attend a Civil War reenactment rehearsal for the sheer pleasure of watching Lassiter have a nervous breakdown as he runs it, but when a scripted death turns real they end up ...more

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In Plain Fright is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added In Plain Fright Nov 17 2010 While on the haunted house ride at Santa Barbara's Scare Fest, Shawn and Gus witness a murder and are soon led to believe the person who committed it is the ghost of a man who fell to his death ...more

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Feet Don't Kill Me Now is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Feet Don't Kill Me Now Jul 21 2010 When a woman is found dead with a bottle of pills that are lab trial samples, Lassiter and Gus, who are taking the same tap class, team up to dance their way to catching a murderer

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Shawn Has the Yips is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Shawn Has the Yips Sep 11 2009 After a cop bar is shot up in an apparent robbery during Officer McNab's birthday celebration, Shawn realizes the shooter was actually targeting Lassiter.

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The Greatest Adventure in the ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
The Greatest Adventure in the History of Basic Cable Aug 08 2008 Henry's brother, Jack, claims that he has a map that leads to buried treasure. Shawn and Gus assist Jack in his search for the treasure, but it turns out that Jack has got more going on than ...more

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Shawn Rescues Darth Vader is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Shawn Rescues Darth Vader October 12th (2011)

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Disco Didn't Die. It Was Murde... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Disco Didn't Die. It Was Murdered! Aug 15 2008 Eugene Franks, arrested by Henry in 1978 for plotting to bomb the SBPD, is released after his conviction is quashed by the D.A. When Shawn is instructed to solve the case, his father insists on ...more

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Viagra Falls is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Viagra Falls Aug 18 2010 Shawn and Gus work with two retired police officers to solve the murder of a police chief.

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Psych: the Musical is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Psych: the Musical December 15th (2013)

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The Break-up is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added The Break-up March 26th (2014)

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Pilot Jul 07 2006 When Shawn Spencer is arrested for calling in an accurate tip to the police because only the perpetrator would know the details, his only way out is pretending to be a psychic. It turns out ...more

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Lock, Stock, Some Smoking Barr... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Lock, Stock, Some Smoking Barrels and Burton Guster's Goblet of Fire January 8th (2014)

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The Santabarbarian Candidate is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added The Santabarbarian Candidate May 1st (2013)

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Talk Derby to Me is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Talk Derby to Me Sep 05 2008 A surveillance tape from the latest robbery in a string of break-ins leads Shawn to believe that women are the culprits. He futher narrows the suspects down to a local roller derby team and ...more

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Jack Link's Lassie Jerky is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Jack Link's Lassie Jerky Feb 27 2013 Henry fights for his life after being shot; Shawn seeks revenge on everyone involved in the scandal.

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No Country for Two Old Men is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added No Country for Two Old Men Mar 20 2013 Shawn attempts to bond with Juliet's stepfather Lloyd, a seemingly harmless accountant.

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High Noon-ish is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
High Noon-ish Aug 21 2009 Lassiter reluctantly asks Shawn and Gus for help when his surrogate father, sheriff of Sonora, thinks a ghost is wreaking havoc in his town. And even though this Wild West re-creation town is ...more

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Not Even Close, Encounters is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Not Even Close, Encounters July 28th (2010)

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Six Feet Under the Sea is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Six Feet Under the Sea Jan 09 2009 When Shabby the sea lion is found dead after being released into the wild, Shawn sets out to prove it was murder and stumbles onto a bigger mystery.