The Best Seasons of 'White Collar'

All the seasons of White Collar have been entertaining, but which seasons really stand out? The line between cop and criminal is blurred as notorious con artist Neal Caffrey works with FBI agent Peter Burke to solve crimes. Some of the most memorable episodes of White Collar come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. Some White Collar seasons focus on Neal and Peter's shaky partnership, while other good seasons reveal highly sophisticated criminal enterprises. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of White Collar are, let's rank every White Collar season from best to worst.

White Collar is a crime mystery series starring Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay. White Collar premiered on USA Network on October 23, 2009. A sixth and final season – featuring six episodes – concluded on December 18, 2014.

Vote up your favorite seasons of White Collar, and vote down any seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite season of White Collar not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top. If you want to answer the questions, "What is the best season of White Collar?" and "Which season of White Collar is the best?" then this list will have you covered. It can be tough to put one White Collar season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

  • White Collar Season - 3
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    129 VOTES

    White Collar Season - 3

    The third season of White Collar premiered on June 7, 2011 and contains 16 episodes. This season focuses on Peter and Neal's strained working relationship as they push to work on the white collar cases they handle - while looking for some treasure.

    This season contains such unforgettable episodes as: "Taking Account," "Checkmate," and "Judgment Day."

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • Sarah finds out about Mozzie's treasure.
    • Elizabeth escapes from Keller.
    • Neal goes on the run.
  • White Collar Season - 2
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    99 VOTES

    White Collar Season - 2

    The second season of White Collar premiered on July 13, 2010 and contains 16 episodes. This season follows Neal and Peter's efforts to find out who killed Kate, while looking after their regular assignments. 

    This season contains such unforgettable episodes as: "Copycat Caffrey," "Unfinished Business," and "What Happens in Burma..."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Neal and Peter cope with the aftermath of the jet explosion.
    • Peter gives significant revelations to Neal.
    • Neal and Peter switch identities.
  • White Collar Season - 1
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    104 VOTES

    White Collar Season - 1

    The first season of White Collar premiered on October 23, 2009 and contains 14 episodes. This season introduces viewers to Neal Caffrey, a conman, forger, and thief, and FBI agent Peter Burke as they work together to solve crimes. 

    This season contains such unforgettable episodes as: "Flip of the Coin," "Free Fall," and "Home Invasion."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    • Neal finds his girlfriend before being recaptured.
    • Neal and Peter find themselves at odds over a music box.
    • Neal competes with his counterpart, Keller.
  • White Collar Season - 6
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    85 VOTES

    White Collar Season - 6

    The sixth season of White Collar premiered on November 6, 2014 and contains 6 episodes. This season wraps up the whole series, with Neal taking down a Panther crime group, and finally getting a chance to go scot-free

    This season contains such unforgettable episodes as: "Uncontrolled Variables," "Whack a Mole," and "Au Revoir."

    Memorable moments from Season 6 include:

    • Neal learns about Keller's real work.
    • Eva returns and wants a divorce from Mozzie.
    • Woodford aims a gun at Peter.