10 Best Episodes of Longmire - Season 1

A Wyoming sheriff rebuilds his life and career following the death of his wife. Based on the “Walt Longmire” series of mystery novels written by best-selling author Craig Johnson.

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Longmire - S1E10

#1 - Unfinished Business (Season 1 - Episode 10)

In the first-season finale, a teen is murdered after being acquitted of raping a Cheyenne girl. Later, Walt is forced to finally confront his wife’s death.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 425 votes.

Longmire - S1E8

#2 - An Incredibly Beautiful Thing (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Henry uses his tracking abilities to locate an unstable young woman who may be involved in the murder of a gas-station owner.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 426 votes.

Longmire - S1E5

#3 - Dog Soldier (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Walt and the team look into the disappearances of several Cheyenne foster children and an unregistered sex offender.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 460 votes.

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#4 - The Worst Kind of Hunter (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Walt suspects a bear was baited to fatally attack a released murderer. Branch's retired uncle, a former sheriff, can't resist the lure of law enforcement.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 420 votes.

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#5 - 8 Seconds (Season 1 - Episode 7)

A wealthy beer distributor is brutally assaulted for a seemingly worthless painting; Vic's husband is jealous of her relationship with Walt; Branch's father uncovers information damaging to Walt's campaign.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 425 votes.

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#6 - Dogs, Horses, and Indians (Season 1 - Episode 9)


The Tribal Council president is found dead on county land but it s clear he died elsewhere and there is soon a large suspect list. Walt deals with feelings of betrayal when he uncovers Cady and Branch s affair.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 429 votes.

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#7 - The Cancer (Season 1 - Episode 4)

A fisherman discovers the bodies of two murder victims, including a teen from the Cheyenne reservation.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 489 votes.

Longmire - S1E3

#8 - A Damn Shame (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Longmire uncovers long-buried family secrets when he probes the deaths of a man and his award-winning horses in a barn fire.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 529 votes.

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#9 - The Dark Road (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Longmire and his team investigate the death of an exotic dancer with possible Amish roots. Cady's new relationship stirs up controversy.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 620 votes.

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#10 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Struggling since his wife’s death and at the urging of his daughter, Longmire knows that the time has come to turn his life around. With the help of a female deputy new to the department, he becomes reinvigorated about his job and committed to running for re-election. When an ambitious young deputy decides to run against him for sheriff, Longmire feels betrayed but remains steadfast in his dedication to the community.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 814 votes.

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    Last updated: feb 02, 2023

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