Crossing Jordan

10 Best Episodes of Crossing Jordan

Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 10, 2023.

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Crossing Jordan - S6E4

#15 - Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Season 6 - Episode 4)

Cross Over Episode with Las Vegas Danny and Delinda, from the show Las Vegas, are vacationing in Boston. It does not take long for their vacation to turn into a crime-solving trip while helping Jordan and Woody, track a killer. Elsewhere, Bug is working the case of a woman found in the Charles River…her watery grave since the 1980s. Also, a pregnant Lily returns to the morgue and identifies the baby’s father.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 22 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E21

#14 - Don't Leave Me This Way (Season 5 - Episode 21)


When Jordan wakes up to find J.D. dead beside her, she has no memory of the events from the previous night. Accused or murder Jordan will turn to her friends to help piece everything together.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 23 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S1E9

#13 - Digger (2) (Season 1 - Episode 9)

Jordan buries herself into the case and winds up putting her life in danger. Elsewhere Nigel and Lily plan some nuptials?

The episode was rated 7.87 from 47 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S4E11

#12 - Murder in the Rue Morgue (Season 4 - Episode 11)


When a lone gunman decides to commit murder inside the morgue, Jordan wonders if there is a connection to any of the recent admits. Where this case leads will cause Woody to dive deep into a world he does not know… to find the truth.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 35 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S1E16

#11 - Lost and Found (Season 1 - Episode 16)

Jordan and Detective Winslow find a young father murdered in an alley, they race to find the baby. Dr. Macy must find out why a student died, as well as help Abby deal with the loss.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 44 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S1E14

#10 - Four Fathers (Season 1 - Episode 14)


With the morgue pinching pennies the staff wonders who will be “pink slipped”. Elsewhere Jordan works a case involving the son of an old family… friend, while Max struggles to get licquor suppliers to his new bar. Trey’s father comes to visit, much to Trey’s annoyance.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 46 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S2E1

#9 - There's No Place Like Home (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Special 90 Minute Episode Jordan and Woody are 3000 miles from Boston on the trail of the man that may hold the answer to Jordan’s questions about her mothers' death. Dr. Macy is struggling with the disappearance of Jordan and trying to solve a case of his own.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 46 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S6E7

#8 - Hubris (Season 6 - Episode 7)


An internet psycho reeks havoc in Boston as he goes on a bloody rampage leaving bodies in his wake. Woody and Nigel pair up to put a stop to this serial killer, who's leaving cryptic message on Nigel’s Blog. Elsewhere Jordan is auditing past autopsies, and discovers that Bug might have put an innocent man behind bars.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 24 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E19

#7 - Mysterious Ways (Season 5 - Episode 19)

A supposed miracle worker dies; Woody and Jordan work the case. Elsewhere while in the process of breaking and entering a man dies.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 24 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S1E23

#6 - Secrets & Lies (2) (Season 1 - Episode 23)


With Jordan still at the psychiatric hospital she agrees to look into a triple homicide. Typical Jordan gets herself in over her head and Woody is there to lend a helping hand…again.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 36 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S2E9

#5 - Prisoner Exchange (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Not willing to breach confidentiality Lily makes a sacrifice to keep a late night confession secret. Elsewhere Dr. Macy and D.A. Walcott are forced to work together to put a sexual predator behind bars where he belongs.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 39 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S2E22

#4 - Pandora's Trunk (2) (Season 2 - Episode 22)


With the secrets the car held for years out in the open, Jordan still has questions. Dr. Macy makes a hard decision regarding Jordan and Woody has a case to solve.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 35 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E17

#3 - Save Me (Season 5 - Episode 17)

Woody and Lu team up to find the killer of a young girl and the search will prove to be difficult with the possibility of the killer being mentally ill and living in a halfway house. Jordan has taken in Kayla, while the state tries to find a home for her.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 26 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S2E12

#2 - Perfect Storm (Season 2 - Episode 12)


Boston is at the mercy of a blizzard and the morgue staff at the mercy of an unknown toxin. With bodies piling up, and the lights out, the race is on stop this invisible killer before too many more die.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 36 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S2E6

#1 - One Twelve (Season 2 - Episode 6)

Jordan and the team are sent to lead the recovery effort at the site of an explosion. Amongst the rubble is a lone survivor and Jordan must keep him talking till help can get to him. The grim task of identifying the victims falls on Dr. Macy.

The episode was rated 8.14 from 43 votes.

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