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The Best Psych Episodes 

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Updated January 18, 2018 11.7k votes 1.1k voters 29.7k views 170 items

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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
Episode: 2, Season: Psych - Season 6

Original Airing: 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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American Duos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 1, Season: Psych - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Office Space is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
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Mr. Yin Presents... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 16, Season: Psych - Season 4

Original Airing: 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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An Evening with Mr. Yang... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 16, Season: Psych - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Shawn Takes a Shot in th... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 9, Season: Psych - Season 4

Original Airing: 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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Sixty Five Million Years... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 2, Season: Psych - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Extradition II: The Actu... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 10, Season: Psych - Season 5

Original Airing: 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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Gus Walks into a Bank is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 8, Season: Psych - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Lights, Camera...Homicid... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Lights, Camera...Homicidio Episode: 13, Season: Psych - Season 2

Original Airing: 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) 11 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Episode: 2, Season: Psych - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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Tuesday the 17th is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 15, Season: Psych - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Heeeeere's Lassie! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Heeeeere's Lassie! Episode: 11, Season: Psych - Season 6

Original Airing: Mar 07 2012

Lassiter hires Shawn and Gus to get to the bottom of strange occurrences at his new condo.
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Dual Spires is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Episode: 12, Season: Psych - Season 5

Original Airing: 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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Shawn (and Gus) of the D... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 16, Season: Psych - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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High Top Fade Out is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 7, Season: Psych - Season 4

Original Airing: 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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Murder?...Anyone?...Anyo... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Murder?...Anyone?...Anyone?...Bueller? Episode: 2, Season: Psych - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Scary Sherry: Bianca's T... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 15, Season: Psych - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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We'd Like to Thank the A... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added We'd Like to Thank the Academy Episode: 13, Season: Psych - Season 5

Original Airing: 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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Extradition: British Col... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Episode: 1, Season: Psych - Season 4

Original Airing: 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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100 Clues is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Episode: 5, Season: Psych - Season 7

Original Airing: 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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Shawn Interrupted is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
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Black and Tan: A Crime o... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 15, Season: Psych - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Lassie Did a Bad, Bad Th... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
Episode: 11, Season: Psych - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Disco Didn't Die. It Was... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psych Episodes
flairric66 added Episode: 5, Season: Psych - Season 3

Original Airing: 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