Boston detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are complete opposites and good friends who solve crimes and bust some of Boston’s most notorious criminals. Jane and Maura often find themselves working together as both use their brilliant minds and expertise to figure Boston’s most complex cases.
#2 – When the Gun Goes Bang, Bang, Bang
Season 1 – Episode 10
After an undercover cop working a narcotics-smuggling sting is shot dead, the killers next turn their sights on Boston homicide headquarters, leaving Jane, Maura and Frankie Jr. trapped in a fight for survival on their home turf. It’s a situation that will force Maura to challenge herself like never before. On the home front, Jane’s parents are excited that their oldest child, Tommy, is being released after serving time in prison.
The episode was rated from 388 votes.
#3 – He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother
Season 2 – Episode 12
Boston Homicide teams up with the FBI after a bank manager is shot during a robbery. Jane’s brother Tommy may be facing more trouble just as his relationship with Maura begins to grow.
The episode was rated from 376 votes.
#4 – Remember Me
Season 2 – Episode 10
When a prison inmate is murdered, a serial killer claims to have information useful to the case. Frankie readies himself for the detective exam.
The episode was rated from 374 votes.
#5 – Ocean Frank
Season 7 – Episode 13
Facts don’t add up when a man is found dead and handcuffed to a bed in a home. Also, everyone makes a farewell video as a ‘bon voyage’ party fast approaches in the series finale.
The episode was rated from 786 votes.
#6 – Burning Down the House
Season 2 – Episode 15
When a warehouse fire kills a firefighter, Jane and Maura must investigate whether it was arson or an accident. But the investigation hits a snag when a hit-and-run leaves someone in the hospital. FBI Agent Gabriel Dean returns, hoping to rekindle his relationship with Jane.
The episode was rated from 357 votes.
#7 – Killer in High Heels
Season 4 – Episode 4
Maura becomes a murder suspect when her date is found dead and she can not remember their evening together; Jane struggles to protect her best friend while doing her job.
The episode was rated from 472 votes.
#8 – What Doesn’t Kill You
Season 3 – Episode 1
Jane and Maura’s friendship suffers following the shooting of Maura’s biological father, gangster Paddy Doyle. Jane also finds herself in the middle of an Internal Affairs investigation. And her relationship with Agent Dean is exposed.
The episode was rated from 404 votes.
#9 – Dance With the Devil
Season 4 – Episode 5
Maura gains insight into her father; Korsak opens up about Cavanaugh’s tragic past; Maura and Jane unravel a shocking secret about Paddy and Hope.
The episode was rated from 441 votes.
#10 – Dirty Little Secret
Season 3 – Episode 2
Tensions continue to mount between Jane and Maura, causing those close to them to be caught in the middle. But they must put aside their differences when they investigate the case of a college student who died in a tunnel. Meanwhile, Frankie Sr. returns with news that upsets Angela.
The episode was rated from 413 votes.