10 Best Episodes of Ransom

Eric Beaumont's crisis negotiator team is brought in to save lives and resolve the most difficult kidnap and ransom cases when no one else can.

Written by Sophie and last updated on oct 26, 2022.

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Ransom - S3E5

#15 - Life and Limb (Season 3 - Episode 5)

When a kidnapper from a past case returns and threatens to harm a child, the team is forced to confront the consequences of Eric’s policy of letting perpetrators go free.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 268 votes.

Ransom - S1E5

#14 - The Enemy Within (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Eric is brought in by his ex-boss, Freddie Woods, from the FBI to negotiate with Charlotte Walker, an extremist from a racist group threatening to set off bombs all over New York City.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 977 votes.

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#13 - Secrets and Spies (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Eric and Oliver plunge into a world of espionage when a CIA spy disguised as an American diamond broker traveling with her family is kidnapped in Vienna. Also, Oliver gets an interesting job offer.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 411 votes.

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#12 - Girl on a Train (Season 1 - Episode 9)


A couple in France turns to Eric and his team to rescue their daughter who was abducted from a train and they fear has been sold into human trafficking.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 870 votes.

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#11 - Dark Triad (Season 3 - Episode 8)

The FBI brings in the Crisis Resolution team to negotiate with a formidable sociopath who is targeting diabetics with tainted insulin.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 257 votes.

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#10 - Indiscretion (Season 3 - Episode 3)


The team’s search for a missing high-end escort leads to evidence that she was caught between a cop with a vendetta and a dangerous drug dealer.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 255 votes.

Ransom - S2E1

#9 - Three Wishes (Season 2 - Episode 1)

When Eric’s daughter is kidnapped, he must fulfill three ransom demands from his long-time adversary, Damien Delaine, which include answering a series of emotionally challenging questions and performing ethically questionable tasks, in order to save what matters to him most – his daughter’s life.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 466 votes.

Ransom - S3E2

#8 - Black Dolphin (Season 3 - Episode 2)


The FBI asks Eric to use his negotiating expertise to convince the brainwashed survivor of an internet predator to reveal the identity of the person who incites vulnerable people to harm themselves.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 280 votes.

Ransom - S2E10

#7 - Radio Silence (Season 2 - Episode 10)

While on board a plane with his daughter, Evie, Eric must negotiate with a suicidal co-pilot and find out what triggered him after he locks the captain out of the cockpit and threatens to crash the plane,

The episode was rated 7.76 from 340 votes.

Ransom - S2E13

#6 - Semaphore (Season 2 - Episode 13)


Eric’s archnemesis, Damian Delaine, brainwashes Evie and threatens to turn her into a murderer unless Eric helps him negotiate a high-stakes business deal for a new cryptocurrency that could destabilize the world economy.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 330 votes.

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#5 - Truth & Reconciliation (Season 3 - Episode 11)

When Eric and his new girlfriend, Kate, head to a gala at the American Embassy in Bogotá, they become embroiled in an assassination attempt, and Kate is the #1 suspect.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 216 votes.

Ransom - S1E13

#4 - Bulletproof (Season 1 - Episode 13)


Season Finale. Eric must work with a past adversary to stop a hacker from activating explosions worldwide unless the NSA surrenders access to their confidential files.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 788 votes.

Ransom - S2E2

#3 - Alters (Season 2 - Episode 2)

As Eric and Zara provide risk assessment services at an investment bank, they are taken hostage by a gunman targeting a low-level accountant, and Eric must negotiate for their release.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 423 votes.

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#2 - It's a Ravenzo (Season 3 - Episode 4)


Eric and the team enter the world of Italian fashion royalty when they are hired to negotiate the safe return of a world-famous designer’s kidnapped wife.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 259 votes.

Ransom - S3E13

#1 - Story for Another Day (Season 3 - Episode 13)

When Cynthia and her younger brother, Tyler, are abducted by a criminal Tyler’s indebted to, Eric and the Crisis Resolution team are forced to break all the rules in order to find them.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 230 votes.

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