Lethal Weapon

10 Best Episodes of Lethal Weapon

A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 02, 2023.

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Lethal Weapon - S3E11

#15 - Dial M for Murtaugh (Season 3 - Episode 11)

Murtaugh takes a family vacation, but is pulled back into work when he witnesses an alleged abduction. Cole is left to investigate a murder himself, but the two cases begin to intersect. Meanwhile, Erica's mother, Senator Malick, comes to town and stirs things up between Erica, Cole and the case at hand.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 1113 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S1E4

#14 - There Goes the Neighborhood (Season 1 - Episode 4)


A string of burglaries hits close to home for Murtaugh when one occurs in his own neighborhood, and it gets just as personal for Riggs when another break-in ends in a casualty. Meanwhile, Roger Junior connects with an old friend who might be twisted up in some criminal action of his own.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 4323 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S1E8

#13 - Can I Get a Witness? (Season 1 - Episode 8)

When a million dollar casino heist takes a deadly turn, Riggs befriends the only credible witness, an eight-year-old boy, and takes him into his care. Murtaugh pulls some dangerous stunts in an attempt to prove to everyone that he can be a motorcycle guy. Riggs contemplates what to do with the money he received from selling his home in Texas.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 3984 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S2E2

#12 - Dancing in September (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Riggs and Murtaugh respond to the death of a plastic surgeon, drawing them into a case involving an illegal drug ring run out of a wellness clinic. Things heat up when Palmer from the DEA and Riggs compete to solve the case first. Meanwhile, Trish and Murtaugh face the emotional challenges of sending their first son, RJ, off to college

The episode was rated 7.86 from 2938 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S1E9

#11 - Jingle Bell Glock (Season 1 - Episode 9)

The whole precinct's holiday celebrations are cut short when they're called to examine a ruthless homicide linked to Eddie Flores (guest star Raul Casso), the deranged nephew of a notable drug lord who has a previous history with Riggs. The holiday season weighs heavily on Riggs, who flashes back to past Christmases with his former wife, Miranda. Murtaugh is also a little preoccupied with his neighbor's obnoxious holiday decorations.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 3976 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S1E2

#10 - Surf N Turf (Season 1 - Episode 2)


A noise complaint at a boxer's home leads Riggs and Murtaugh to a case involving illegal gun runners and Riggs becomes personally invested in the outcome when one of their targets reminds him of his late wife. Meanwhile, Trish worries about Murtaugh's health.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 4816 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S2E1

#9 - El Gringo Loco (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Murtaugh follows Riggs down to Mexico, where he plans to avenge his wife's death and finish off Tito Flores once and for all. Once back in the States, they have a few people to answer to during the ongoing investigation around Flores, including Murtaugh's family. Meanwhile, Avery is questioned by Internal Affairs about the integrity of his department.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 3157 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S1E5

#8 - Spilt Milk (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Murtaugh delves deep into the psyche of a former navy seal who is wanted for criminal activity, and draws parallels between him and his partner, Riggs, who also served in the military. Riggs' connection to the suspect threatens to interfere with the case, but it also forces him to open up to Murtaugh.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 4227 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S2E10

#7 - Wreck the Halls (Season 2 - Episode 10)

It's Christmas time and the Murtaugh family is headed to Hawaii. However, Murtaugh's vacation is put on hold when he and Riggs are called to a homicide and the victim is an old friend. Meanwhile, Riggs gets a surprise phone call from a relative just in time for Christmas.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 2179 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S3E15

#6 - The Spy Who Loved Me (Season 3 - Episode 15)


When Cole is investigated by the FBI, Murtaugh is forced to question his loyalty to his own partner. Meanwhile, Cole works a case that puts Natalie's fiancΓ©, Andrew, into the crosshairs right before their wedding day.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 983 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S1E15

#5 - As Good As It Getz (Season 1 - Episode 15)

Riggs and Murtaugh are forced to work with DEA agent Karen Palmer again, to protect Leo Getz, an ambulance-chasing attorney who was linked to the Cartel. As the three delve further into the case, they begin to realize that Leo may not be the only one with a target on his back. In the meantime, Riggs begins to view Agent Palmer in a new light while Murtaugh is left worried after Trish makes a spontaneous decision

The episode was rated 7.94 from 3649 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S2E22

#4 - One Day More (Season 2 - Episode 22)


The squad is on high alert after an apparent threat is made on Riggs' life. With Murtaugh taking on more responsibility at work, he and Riggs have to deal with their changing relationship. Meanwhile, Trish gets caught up in some trouble and Molly asks Riggs to make a big decision about their future.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 1642 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S1E14

#3 - The Murtaugh File (Season 1 - Episode 14)

A brutal car crash reveals that Cahill is the target of a murderous stalker, causing Riggs and Murtaugh to turn the tables and start asking her questions for a change. Meanwhile, after finding Murtaugh's file in Cahill's office, Riggs becomes obsessed with finding out about his past as Roger and Trish reel over their daughter's newfound fake ID.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 3751 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S1E17

#2 - A Problem Like Maria (Season 1 - Episode 17)


Riggs, Murtaugh and Palmer gain inside knowledge of dangerous new cartel operations, but Riggs' attachment to Palmer worries Avery and Delgado. In other events, Trish contemplates a new career opportunity.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 3693 votes.

Lethal Weapon - S1E18

#1 - Commencement (Season 1 - Episode 18)

In the season one finale, Riggs makes a shocking discovery about Miranda's death that leads him back to the cartel in a desperate search for answers.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 3766 votes.

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