The Glades

10 Best Episodes of The Glades

This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small Florida town to join the state police.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 16, 2023.

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The Glades - S2E5

#15 - Dirty Little Secrets (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Longworth's investigation of a man beaten to death in a truck stop restroom finds clues leading to a luxury rehab center. In addition to the crime, Carlo is dealing with his daughter's Quinceañera and a former colleague who needs his help. Callie and Jeff are struggling with Ray's absence

The episode was rated 8.13 from 151 votes.

The Glades - S1E12

#14 - Exposed (Season 1 - Episode 12)


Longworth's latest investigation into the death of a young girl puts him at odds with a powerful political family. It appears she was having an affair with a Florida State Senator. Complicating matters is the Senator's wife who will do whatever it takes to promote her husband's political career and protect her family's name

The episode was rated 8.13 from 142 votes.

The Glades - S2E9

#13 - Iron Pipeline (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Jeff's mentor, the high school soccer coach, is found shot dead on campus.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 126 votes.

The Glades - S3E8

#12 - Fountain Of Youth (Season 3 - Episode 8)


When the co-owner of a luxury medical spa turns up dead, Jim and Jennifer investigate the spa's members and discover the high costs the wealthy pay in order to stay looking young and beautiful. Callie gets anxious while both studying for her boards and preparing for her testimony against Elkins. Her house in Palm Glades is falling apart, but her life in Atlanta is picking up.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 139 votes.

The Glades - S3E5

#11 - Food Fight (Season 3 - Episode 5)

When Jim finds the ex-Navy Seal owner of his favorite food truck dead in the truck's kitchen, he ends up embroiled in a heated political battle between the new wave of gourmet food trucks and the established boardwalk restaurants. Jennifer takes an active and prying interest in Jim's cases, while Callie's attempt to confront Miranda about her hostility backfires.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 135 votes.

The Glades - S2E2

#10 - Old Ghosts (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Longworth teams up with his old partner, Detective Samantha Harper to track a serial killer from Chicago and Callie can't help but notice the obvious chemistry between them. Manus asks Callie to work as a forensic nurse for the FDLE.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 153 votes.

The Glades - S3E6

#9 - Old Times (Season 3 - Episode 6)

The murder of a woman who contacted the Innocence Project to exonerate a death row inmate now forces Jim to team up with the detective who investigated the original case: Jim's former partner when the Florida State Attorney General's office calls her to testify against the IRS agent who handled her audit and tried to extort her for sex a few years back. Reluctant to take time off to help the State Attorney, Callie is surprised when Miranda is not only supportive of her request, but also learns that Miranda has been the victim of sexual harassment herself, and the two women bond through their shared experience.

The episode was rated 8.19 from 137 votes.

The Glades - S3E10

#8 - Endless Summer (Season 3 - Episode 10)


On the day of Callie's board exam, Jim must solve the murder of a businesswoman who had founded a new surf clothing line and was about to offer the endorsement opportunity of a lifetime to a young, local surfing champion. Jim gets more frustrated over Callie's lack of communication, while a sympathetic Jennifer tries to comfort him. As he faces an uncertain future where Callie's career in Atlanta will pull her further away from her life with him in Palm Glade, Jim realizes he must make a decision on where their relationship is headed.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 132 votes.

The Glades - S2E4

#7 - Moonlighting (Season 2 - Episode 4)

A stolen car and a body have Jim investigating some NASCAR drivers. After Ray is attacked, Callie must consider the option of witness protection.

The episode was rated 8.22 from 134 votes.

The Glades - S2E11

#6 - Beached (Season 2 - Episode 11)


A body is found at a popular beachside bar with a large diamond ring in his pocket. Longworth sifts through the sands of the various characters at the bar, revealing a complicated love triange that may have ended in murder. Meanwhile, Callie has some news for Longworth that will change everything.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 132 votes.

The Glades - S1E11

#5 - Booty (Season 1 - Episode 11)

Longworth investigates the death of a famed treasure-hunter who was after a Spanish ship believed to contain billions of dollars in booty. Longworth must figure out if the victim was close to finding the treasure and if that's what got him killed. Callie's passion for treasure hunting lore sets her and Longworth on an adventure that just might change their lives.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 143 votes.

The Glades - S1E9

#4 - Honey (Season 1 - Episode 9)


Longworth's case involves a tribal leader found dead at a Native-American owned casino. The first hurdle is getting the tribal police to let the FDLE run point. Callie has convinced herself that she wants only friendship from Longworth but finds herself jealous seeing Josie Tigertail, a tribal police officer, interact with Longworth.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 147 votes.

The Glades - S2E12

#3 - Shine (Season 2 - Episode 12)

An Ernest Hemingway look-alike is discovered adrift under a glass bottom boat with a bullet hole in his head during a "Hemingway Days" booze cruise. Turns out, the victim might have gotten caught in the middle of a family feud between bootleggers. Meanwhile, an old romance from Callie's past reappears and drops a bombshell, one that could seriously affect her relationship with Jim, the FDLE, and the hospital.

The episode was rated 8.26 from 128 votes.

The Glades - S2E10

#2 - Swamp Thing (Season 2 - Episode 10)


When body parts of a Coast Guard Reservist are found in the belly of a poached wild boar, Longworth hunts the killer into the depths of the Glades. Meanwhile, Callie and Longworth decide to push the restart button on their romantic relationship.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 136 votes.

The Glades - S2E13

#1 - Breakout (Season 2 - Episode 13)

In the thrilling season finale, Callie's hospital is on lockdown when a pair of ex-con brothers take hostages. Longworth and Callie work together to ensure the safety of the hostages, but things take a turn for the worst leaving Longworth to defuse the situation before it explodes.

The episode was rated 8.44 from 131 votes.

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