L.A.'s Finest

10 Best Episodes of L.A.'s Finest - Season 1

Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a greater personal secret. These two women don't agree on much, but they find common ground when it comes to taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles.

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L.A.'s Finest - S1E13

#1 - Bad Girls (Season 1 - Episode 13)

Syd, McKenna and the team band together as they race against the clock to save one of their own, finally coming face-to-face with their greatest enemy.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 265 votes.

L.A.'s Finest - S1E11

#2 - Thief (Season 1 - Episode 11)


After a stunning discovery, Syd and McKenna debate who they can trust moving forward whilst also investigating a death that took place at a scenic Los Angeles park.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 271 votes.

L.A.'s Finest - S1E12

#3 - Armageddon (Season 1 - Episode 12)

As Syd and McKenna finally close in on Gabriel Knox, a shocking revelation makes their fight more personal than ever before.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 278 votes.

L.A.'s Finest - S1E10

#4 - Enemy of the State (Season 1 - Episode 10)


As their pasts continue to crash into the present, Syd and McKenna discover that an unknown player has been manipulating them all along. Meanwhile, the search for the missing diamonds continues, just as McKenna is face with a impossible choice; her brother or her future.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 277 votes.

L.A.'s Finest - S1E9

#5 - Dangerous Minds (Season 1 - Episode 9)

It's busy for our team of detectives as they continue to investigate the case of the missing diamonds, and the task force executes a major drug bust. With the treat of Knox looming, both Syd and McKenna must confront some of their deepest secrets yet.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 293 votes.

L.A.'s Finest - S1E4

#6 - Déjà Vu (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Time is up – Syd and McKenna need to get Knox’s fentanyl into police custody while leaving no trace of their own involvement. But can they pull it off when McKenna is distracted by Izzy’s strange behavior and a ghost from Syd’s past returns to haunt her?

The episode was rated 7.64 from 385 votes.

L.A.'s Finest - S1E7

#7 - Book of Secrets (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Syd and McKenna’s personal hunt for Gabriel Knox ramps up as they let the Bens in on their search for the elusive Arlo. Meanwhile, a conflicted Syd must deal with a family crisis, while McKenna is left with a difficult choice between her past and her future.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 328 votes.

L.A.'s Finest - S1E8

#8 - Dead Men Tell No Tales (Season 1 - Episode 8)


McKenna is forced to come clean about her past to her husband, and both she and Syd attempt to convince him to bend the rule of law to save a life. In the meantime, our team find themselves trailing a group of thieves who managed to steal million of dollars' worth of untraceable diamonds.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 307 votes.

L.A.'s Finest - S1E6

#9 - … My Lovely (Season 1 - Episode 6)

With Dante back in her life, it’s impossible for McKenna to keep hiding the truth about her mother’s death from Syd. At the same time, Syd is in a mess of her own as Arlo plots against those she loves. As if this isn’t enough on Syd and McKenna’s plate, our team continues its hunt for answers in the murder of the trans woman and her fiancé.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 342 votes.

L.A.'s Finest - S1E2

#10 - Defiance (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Tracking down a serial killer who lures his victims into isolated areas before killing them live on social media; Syd has a dangerous secret that clashes with McKenna's complicated past.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 455 votes.

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    L.A.'s Finest - S1E5

    #11 - Farewell… (Season 1 - Episode 5)

    Our LAPD team works to solve the mystery behind the brutal death of a trans woman, while Syd and McKenna are tangled up in their own personal complications. As the hunt for Knox intensifies, Syd is forced to face her traumatic and complicated past head-on when an old flame is transferred to the LAPD. Meanwhile, McKenna helps Izzy process the grief from her mother’s fatal car accident.

    The episode was rated 7.55 from 358 votes.

    L.A.'s Finest - S1E3

    #12 - Con Air (Season 1 - Episode 3)


    A body abruptly plummets onto a busy street, seemingly falling straight out of the sky, and our team is left to piece together the clues. Meanwhile, Syd and McKenna realize they need to trust each other if they want to escape the ghosts of their past.

    The episode was rated 7.55 from 413 votes.

    L.A.'s Finest - S1E1

    #13 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)

    When a boy is targeted by a powerful cartel, two detectives with complex pasts race the clock to keep him safe, but when Syd's personal quest for justice threatens their efforts, the pair must decide whom they really serve and protect.

    The episode was rated 7.35 from 610 votes.


    Last updated: sep 08, 2022

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