TV Episodes Full List of The FBI Files Episodes

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Below is a complete The FBI Files episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The FBI Files episodes are listed along with the The FBI Files episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The FBI Files episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Items on this list include “A Bitter End” and “Polly Klaas: Kidnapped.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The FBI Files episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Polly Klaas: Kidnapped is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 1: On October 1, 1993, a stranger abducted 12-year-old Polly Klaas during a slumber party in her home. FBI agents collected fibers from her bedroom and discovered, through the use of laser light sources, a palm print on Polly's bed. After a massive two-month investigation, the FBI arrested Richard Allen Davis. Would the palm prints and fibers match?

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Above the Law is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 2: In 1982, a California highway patrol officer pulled a young woman over for speeding. He bullied her into sex and then killed her. He then used a decade of police experience to try to cover up his crime and convince investigators of his innocence.

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Human Prey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 3: The calm of a Southern Ohio's quiet community was shattered in 1989, when a sniper gunned down an outdoorsman without reason. Hiding in the distance, behind a high powered rifle, a madman was hunting humans along Ohio's county roads.

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Death in Alaska is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 4: A young mother and her two daughters were sexually assaulted and brutally murdered in Anchorage, Alaska. With only one piece of forensic DNA evidence, a wash rag carrying pubic lice with which the killer used to clean himself, could the FBI convict their prime suspect, the woman's nephew Kirby Anthoney, on all three counts of murder?

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Deadly Paradise is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 5: Two couples found themselves on the same deserted island paradise, but only one couple left alive. Buck Walker and Stephanie Sterns arrived in Hawaii on the Sea Wind, which belonged to the missing couple, San Diego millionaires Mac and Muff Graham. This historic case was later depicted in And the Sea Will Tell.

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The Crazy Don is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 6: The reputed boss of the Genovese crime family, Vince Gigante wandered the streets of New York wearing only pajamas and a bathrobe, but the FBI was convinced he was anything but crazy.

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Killing Spree is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 7: No suspect had emerged after the rapes and murders of ten women near Tampa, Florida in 1984. The killer was a ruthless and terrifying predator, the newest member of an infamous group known as "serial killers." When one of the killer's victims survived, the FBI was able to identify 31-year-old Bobby Joe Long as the suspect.

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Melissa Brannen: Missing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 8: In 1989, residents of a close-knit apartment community in Virginia gathered for a holiday celebration. For Tammy Brannen and five-year-old daughter Melissa, Christmas was always a special time. Then, without warning, the little girl was gone.

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The Unabomber is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 9: He was a recluse who spread terror through the mail for 18 years, but Ted Kaczynski wasn't known as the Unabomber until his brother tipped off the FBI. Kaczynski's Manifesto, published in major newspapers, set off a flurry of activity for the FBI: writing analysis and comparisons, DNA gleaned from a single postage stamp and finally, Kaczynski's arrest at his tiny cabin.

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Murdering Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 10: A loner and distrustful of authority, Claude Dallas lived off the land, poaching wildlife and selling the hides. When two game wardens confronted Dallas about his deeds, they were shot and killed. After a massive manhunt, Dallas was captured and convicted but escaped months later. On the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list, Dallas eluded agents for nearly year until the FBI tracked him down in California.

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The World Trade Center Bombing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 11: On February 26, 1993, an explosion rocked the World Trade Center parking garage. Six people died and more than a thousand were injured in the bomb blast which tore a 5-story crater in the building. Mohammed Salameh, Nidal Ayyad, Mahmud Abouhalima, Ahmad Ajaj, Ramzi Yousef and Eyad Ismoil were convicted and will spend the rest of their lives in prison.

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John Gotti: Convicted is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 12: By December 1985, John Gotti (aka the Teflon Don) had assumed his place as the new Don of the Gambino crime family in New York with the assassination of his boss, Paul Castellano. When the FBI convinced Gotti's underboss, Salvatore Gravano, to testify against him, the jury came back with their verdict: guilty on all counts, including the murder of Castellano.

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The True Story of Mississippi ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 1 Episode 13: On June 21, 1964, three civil rights workers who set out to educate southern blacks about receiving the right to vote disappeared in Mississippi. After they were found lynched in the rural deep South, the FBI gained the trust of an informant whose information led to the conviction of seven local Ku Klux Klan members. This case was later depicted in the film Mississippi Burning.

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A Model Killer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 1: Posing as a fashion photographer, serial killer Christopher Wilder (aka "The Beauty Queen Killer") lured young women from shopping malls with promises of fame and fortune. Most ended up dead. National publicity that the FBI created led to the capture of the suspect in 1984.

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Hired Gun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 2: In 1993, a mother, her 8-year-old son and a live-in nurse were brutally murdered by an assassin. The multiple murder-for-hire plot was meticulously planned and executed. the FBI was able to zero in on fomer Mowtown Records music producer Lawrence Horn, father of the 8-year-old, and the contract-killer James Perry. This triple murder resulted in controvery around the book Hit Man.

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Cat and Mouse is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 3: In 1985, South Carolina serial killer Larry Gene Bell was a predator, abducting girls and young women from their own front yards in broad daylight. He was a sadist: he phoned one victim's family, taunting them, boosting then dashing their hopes. He wouldn't stop. The FBI was determined to put an end to the serial killer's deadly game of cat and mouse.

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Cracking the Cartel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 4: Violence shattered a quiet Texas neighborhood in 1988 when a mother and child are kidnapped and murdered along with a bystander. In their search for drug trafficker and killer Genaro Ruiz Camacho, the FBI exposed a drug cartel that flourished where it was least expected.

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A Stranger in Town is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 5: The body of an unidentified young woman turned up on a highway in a small Pennsylvania town. Agents persisted, eventually identifying the body and finding the killer.

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Hunter's Game is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 6: The bodies of several young women began turning up in shallow graves in the Alaskan wilderness. In one of the first cases of successful criminal investigative analysis, FBI profilers mapped the criminal's mind and captured serial killer Robert Hansen.

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The Dixie Mafia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 7: The FBI investigated the Dixie Mafia after the 1987 murder-for-hire killings of Mississippi Circuit Court Judge Vincent Sherry and his wife Margaret in Biloxi, Mississippi. They quickly uncovered a corrupt local government and a group of violent criminal conspirators.

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Shattered Shield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 8: Lured by the easy wealth of the narcotics industry, crooked cops in the New Orleans Police Department began breaking the laws they were sworn to uphold. FBI investigations of alleged corruption and drug trafficking in the early 1990s grew to include the 1994 murder of Kim Groves.

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Blood Brothers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 9: After two brothers abduct and murder bank president Dan Short, FBI agents slowly piece together tiny shreds of evidence. Eventually, they're able to convict the Agofsky brothers for 1989 Noel, Missouri bank robbery.

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Crime Spree is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 10: In 1984, a couple swept through six states like a plague, acting without rhyme or reason. They targeted adults and young girls for kidnap and murder. During their rampage they left plenty of clues, but moving targets are the hardest to hit. The gruesome crime spree spanned six states and left eight people dead, so the FBI launched a manhunt for spree killers Alton Coleman and Debra Denise Brown.

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Family Secrets is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 11: In December 1994, Joann Katrinak and her 4-month-old son, Alex, mysteriously disappeared from their home. A new DNA technique ended the mystery, in one of the first cases of DNA being successfully used in a criminal investigation in the United States.

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Master Plan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 12: The FBI began a massive undercover operation designed to expose the Chicago Mafia's infiltration into the city's surrounding suburbs. The investigation of alleged Chicago Outfit activities in the Chicago suburb of Willow Springs, Illinois resulted in the arrests of former Willow Springs police chief Michael J. Corbitt and prominent Chicago attorney Alan Masters for murder and racketeering.

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Firefight is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 13: A series of brutal bank robberies and murders led to an exhaustive eight-month investigation by the FBI. What followed was the 1986 FBI Miami shootout, one of the deadliest firefights in FBI history.

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Killer Abroad is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 14: The bodies of several women began turning up around the city of Vienna, Austria. Viennese police turned to the FBI for help. The FBI and Austrian Federal Police investigated suspected serial killer Jack Unterweger, who became an international outlaw, hopping from country to country to evade capture and to kill again.

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Moving Target is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 15: A sniper murdered two young black men as they jogged with two white women. The FBI placed their suspect on their Ten Most Wanted list and began an intense manhunt. What followed was the arrest, trial and conviction of white supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin in the early 1980's.

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Deadly Mission is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 16: Two brothers gained national attention after a videotaped shoot-out with state and local officers in Wilmington, Ohio. The brothers escaped and fled the state. But when a family was murdered in Arkansas, the crimes were revealed to be part of an ever-widening circle of violence that defined a new age of domestic terrorism. The FBI launched their manhunt for murderer Chevie Kehoe and his brother.

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Cop Killer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 17: Two officers had been shot and one had been murdered in Washington, D.C. They had been sitting in their patrol cars when a man sneaked up on them and opened fire. The 1995 murders of Prince George's County Police Department officer John Novabilski and FBI Special Agent William H. Christian Jr. compelled the FBI to help catch the cop killer in a confrontation which lead to a violent gun battle.

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.22 Caliber Killer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 2 Episode 18: Six black males had been brutally murdered; two had their hearts cut out. The only thing connecting the victims was their ethnicity and the fact that each had been shot with .22 caliber bullets. The FBI launched an investigation into Joseph Christopher, who became known as "The .22 Caliber Killer."

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Driven to Kill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 1: In 1990, a 14-year-old girl ran away from her Texas home and disappeared; six months later, her body was found hundreds of miles away in an Illinois barn. Agents tracked down a trucker who they believed was responsible for over 50 murders. Investigators knew they had to stop this menace of the highways.

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Deadly Obsession is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 2: After a young woman went missing, police suspected that her well-connected, married ex-lover was responsible. However, when investigators couldn't find the murder weapon or even the woman's body, the FBI's only hope was to go undercover and turn brother against brother.

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First and Kennedy Street Crew is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 3: Powerful street gangs in Washington D.C. enforced their power with deadly violence. Law enforcement vowed to bring the entire gang to justice. The gang leader had fled to Africa, a hunt that ended in the 1994 Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Headquarters shootout.

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Terror in Disguise is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 4: Masked bandits pulled off a daring bank robbery in the middle of the day. Without any evidence, FBI agents had to force their own luck in the four-year manhunt for the so-called "Hollywood" bank robber in Seattle, Washington.

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Deadly Trail is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 5: When authorities in a small Washington town began investigating the disappearance of a young woman, they had no idea it would turn into a nationwide hunt for a sadistic sexual predator. The FBI was called in to help track down Darren Dee O'Neall, only to discover that other unsuspecting women across the Pacific Northwest had fallen victim to his charms.

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The Predator is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 6: A stranger snatched an eight-year-old girl as she played in her Tucson, Arizona neighborhood. Within hours, police began to suspect a drifter who was out on parole for abducting and molesting children. He was nowhere to be found and time had, unfortunately, run out.

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Dishonored is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 7: On a cold afternoon in 1989, Marine Captain Shirley Russell failed to report for duty at the base in Quantico, Virginia. Friends and colleagues were certain she had not gone AWOL. FBI agents noticed her husband, a former Marine, was acting strangely. A blood-like stain in the couple's home disappeared before it was properly examined. There was no body, no witness and no weapon.

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Millionaire Murder is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 8: New Jersey millionaire Frank Black flew to West Palm Beach, Florida to close a major business deal but never returned home. When the FBI was called in, agents learned of a mystery woman whom Black met while on his trip. Eventually they untangled a web of deceit that had led to a vengeful killing.

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Deadly Business is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 9: In 1997, the FBI and the NYPD began a joint-investigation into gas station mogul Gurmeet Dhinsa for gas pump rigging. However, they soon realized Dhinsa was more than just a corrupt businessman; he ruled his mob-like operation with brutal force, kidnapping and killing wayward employees and any family members who questioned their deaths. Agents worked their way into Dhinsa's violent world.

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Temple of Fear is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 10: The decapitation of a young African-American male led the Miami-Dade police and the FBI along a trail of murder. Authorities discovered that the man was a dissident member of a religious cult headed by a murderous man who called himself Yahweh ben Yahweh, or God, Son of God.

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Silent Strike is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 11: In 1994, an armored van driver was murdered and the vehicle and its cargo of nearly a million dollars went missing. Authorities were led to a bounty hunter, a former prison guard and a former cop.

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Deadly Stranger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 12: In 1995, a mother of three was murdered and her corpse burned in Los Angeles, California. Weeks later, a young woman was killed in Mississippi and another was killed in Florida. Agents hunted down a charismatic man named Glen Rogers who used charm and generosity to target women for his brutal attacks. He would eventually become known as "The Cross-Country Killer."

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Backstage Murder is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 13: In 1987, a television producer was gunned down in his New York office. Four years later and thousands of miles away, a man told Los Angeles police he had been hired to murder two Chippendale's dancers. When the FBI was brought in, they linked the two crimes and uncovered a businessman willing to kill to protect his interests.

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Under Fire is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 14: In Nyack, New York, an armored car robbery left one guard dead and another critically wounded. The FBI suspected domestic terrorists with a history of violent crime. Their investigation led them to the Black Liberation Army and the Weather Underground.

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Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 15: A California man was found dismembered in 1990 and the murder suspect, Danny Ray Horning, was caught six months later as he was robbing an Arizona bank. He was convicted and sentenced to life. But when he escaped from prison, the FBI launched an expansive manhunt for the killer through the American West.

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Hunter's Target is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 16: A teenager was shot to death on a hunting ground in rural Virginia. His death was initially considered a tragic accident but investigators soon suspected foul play. Years later, a man contacted the FBI with a complex story of conspiracy and murder-for-hire.

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No Remorse is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 17: On a warm summer night in 1990, the body of a suspected drug courier was discovered burning in a Minnesota alleyway. The FBI teamed up with local police to uncover a dangerous crime ring run by a vicious drug lord who used violence and intimidation to keep those around him quiet.

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The C-11 Squad is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 3 Episode 18: Drug gangs terrorized Harlem, New York neighborhoods for years in the early 1990s. After a 10-year-old boy became a crossfire victim, NYPD detectives and the FBI designed an elite task forced called C-11 to dismantle the gang.

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The Search for Lisa Rene is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of The FBI Files Episodes
Season 4 Episode 1: A hopeful teenage immigrant came to the United States to realize her dream of being a doctor but she found herself an innocent victim of drug trafficking. Agents discovered a trail of drugs, hit men and murder as they attempted to solve her kidnapping.