10 Worst Episodes of Perception

Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, but his eccentric view of the world and less-than-stellar social skills can often interfere with his work.

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Perception - S3E12

#1 - Meat (Season 3 - Episode 12)

Moretti goes undercover to investigate the brutal murders of meat-company owners. Meanwhile, Pierce contemplates making a personal confession to Moretti.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 272 votes.

Perception - S3E13

#2 - Mirror (Season 3 - Episode 13)


Pierce and Moretti uncover an international scandal while investigating the murders of a Bangladeshi diplomat and a Chicago reporter. Distracted by the case, Moretti struggles with preparations for her upcoming wedding to Donnie and turns to Pierce for help.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 269 votes.

Perception - S3E11

#3 - Brainstorm (2) (Season 3 - Episode 11)

Daniel's father and his friend Dean Haley are faced with the decision on whether to allow Pierce to undergo a high-risk surgery for his traumatic injury. Daniel works on solving a different kind of murder case.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 254 votes.

Perception - S3E14

#4 - Romeo (1) (Season 3 - Episode 14)


After a student is found murdered, Pierce tries to find the killer while defending the victim's boyfriend, who is believed to be mentally ill and guilty of the crime. Meanwhile, Pierce must confront his feelings as Kate and Donnie prepare for their wedding day.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 337 votes.

Perception - S3E15

#5 - Run (2) (Season 3 - Episode 15)

When Moretti goes missing the day of her wedding, Pierce and Donnie set off in pursuit of the runaway bride. They soon learn that Kate has been abducted by a dangerous person from Pierce's own past. Now, Pierce and Donnie must risk everything to save Moretti before it's too late.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 344 votes.

Perception - S1E1

#6 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Neuroscience professor Daniel Pierce (Eric McCormack) is recruited by a former student, FBI Agent Kate Moretti (Rachael Leigh Cook), to help out on a case involving the death of a pharmaceutical executive. But Daniel's schizophrenic hallucinations could potentially derail the investigation.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 558 votes.

Perception - S3E4

#7 - Possession (Season 3 - Episode 4)

Moretti calls on Pierce to examine Elena Douglas, a woman who has confessed to murder and claims to be possessed by the Devil. Meanwhile, Donnie and Moretti’s wedding plans hit a bump in the road.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 375 votes.

Perception - S3E3

#8 - Shiver (Season 3 - Episode 3)


After a young victim with a developmental disorder is taken hostage in a bank robbery, Moretti brings in Pierce to interview the boy. When they finally track down the culprits, they discover the case is about much more than money. Meanwhile, Pierce’s estranged father James pays him a visit.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 392 votes.

Perception - S3E9

#9 - Silence (Season 3 - Episode 9)

Donnie and Moretti are caught in the crossfire when a sniper shoots up the lobby of the Federal Building. When Pierce determines that the shooter is afraid of Extreme Low Frequency radio waves, he and Moretti take a trip to the Quiet Zone in Virginia, where they think the shooter is hiding out. Meanwhile, an alluring woman named Shelby Buchanan courts Donnie to run for political office.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 349 votes.

Perception - S3E5

#10 - Eternity (Season 3 - Episode 5)


When renowned neuroscientist Landon Jennings is found dead, Moretti and Pierce must figure out how someone could have gained access to his impenetrable study in order to kill him. Lewicki finds himself with twice the work when Pierce’s father James moves in with them.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 378 votes.

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