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The Best Seasons of 'Blue Bloods'

Updated May 17, 2021 591 votes 335 voters 17.5k views11 items

For all you police procedural fans, we're ranking the best seasons of Blue Bloods, with the help of your votes. Debuting on CBS in 2010, Blue Bloods has been a surprisingly big hit for the network. All the seasons of Blue Bloods have been gripping, but which seasons really stand out? The Reagan family values loyalty and law enforcement in their lives and careers. Some of the most memorable episodes of Blue Bloods come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. Some Blue Bloods seasons focus on investigations, while other good seasons reveal truths about the Reagans' personal lives. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of Blue Bloods are, let's rank every Blue Bloods season from best to worst.

Blue Bloods is a police procedural about a New York City family who works in law enforcement. Blue Bloods premiered on CBS on September 24, 2010.

Vote up your favorite seasons of Blue Bloods, and vote down any seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite season of Blue Bloods not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top. It can be hard to put one Blue Bloods season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

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    Blue Bloods - Season 1

    The first season of Blue Bloods premiered on September 24, 2010, and contains 22 episodes. This season introduces viewers to the Reagan family, all of whom are involved in police work and law.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Pilot," "After Hours," and "The Blue Templar."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    • Frank, Danny, and the NYPD search for a bomb.
    • Sophia is poisoned.
    • Frank gets the jump on some dirty cops.
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    Blue Bloods - Season 5

    The fifth season of Blue Bloods premiered on September 26, 2014, and contains 22 episodes. This season finds Danny working to convict a national felon while Erin works a retrial.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Partners," "Excessive Force," and "The Art of War."

    Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

    • Hector gets shot and killed.
    • Frank arrests the Warrior King's Leader.
    • Linda is shot.
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    Blue Bloods - Season 2

    The second season of Blue Bloods premiered on September 23, 2011, and contains 22 episodes. This season finds Frank working with a new mayor as Danny deals with the pressures of his job.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Mercy," "Lonely Hearts Club," and "Mother's Day."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Danny investigates a cold case.
    • Frank puts Jamie under house arrest.
    • Franks tries to stop a biological weapon.
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    Blue Bloods - Season 11

    The eleventh season of Blue Bloods premiered on December 4, 2020, and contains 16 episodes. This season finds Frank considering resignation and trying to protect his rank and file from accusations of police brutality.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Happy Endings," "Spilling Secrets," and "Triumph Over Trauma."

    Memorable moments from Season 11 include:

    • Flores is investigated by IAB.
    • An incident inspires Baker to seriously consider returning to field work.
    • Frank and City Council Speaker Regina Thomas clash over recent protests against police brutality.
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