Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department’s Queens homicide unit after her former boyfriend and partner asks for help with solving a case. The move allows her to try to find out the one thing she has been unable to remember, which is what happened the day her sister was murdered.
#2 – A Man in the Woods
Season 1 – Episode 22
Carrie follows the trail of her sister’s killer to Syracuse, where the murderer may have struck again.
The episode was rated from 315 votes.
#3 – East of Islip
Season 2 – Episode 11
A murdered body washes ashore in the Hamptons, and Carrie and Al’s boss offers them a “paid vacation” in his beautiful Southampton cottage, in order to help local law enforcement find the killer, who may or may not be related to a previous serial killer.
The episode was rated from 296 votes.
#4 – Stray Bullet
Season 3 – Episode 6
Carrie conducts an investigation off the books when Al becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a parolee he helped put away.
The episode was rated from 368 votes.
#5 – Carrie’s Caller
Season 1 – Episode 14
A serial killer with knowledge of Carrie’s memory abilities taunts the Queens PD as his list of victims grows.
The episode was rated from 330 votes.
#6 – The Comeback
Season 1 – Episode 18
When Carrie’s latest case is stalled by a powerful family’s influence, she receives assistance from a lawyer who may be the mysterious caller who orchestrated a series of sniper attacks.
The episode was rated from 301 votes.
#7 – Incognito
Season 2 – Episode 2
Carrie goes undercover with a team of bank robbers when The Major Crimes Section gets a lead on the gang’s leader, a notorious thief who rarely shows his face.
The episode was rated from 419 votes.
#8 – Manhunt
Season 2 – Episode 10
The murder of a prominent lawyer leads Carrie and Al to reexamine a rape case that moved Manhattan thirteen years before. Soon, they realize that the case was not as clear cut as it was portrayed by the media, and an innocent man may have been wrongfully convicted.
The episode was rated from 314 votes.
#9 – Memory Kings
Season 2 – Episode 4
When the scientist who helped Carrie understand her memory abilities is murdered, she must track down other people with the same skill in the hopes that one of them holds the key to finding the killer.
The episode was rated from 400 votes.
#10 – Flesh and Blood
Season 2 – Episode 9
Carrie catches a deadly assassin who has eluded her before, but must put her personal vendetta aside when it’s revealed that the woman has vital information to prevent a terrorist attack on New York City.
The episode was rated from 359 votes.