The Rookie: Feds

10 Best Episodes of The Rookie: Feds

Simone Clark is the oldest rookie in the FBI.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 12, 2023.

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The Rookie: Feds - S1E12

#14 - Out For Blood (Season 1 - Episode 12)

As the unit investigates a murder victim whose body has been drained of blood, the gruesome case catches the attention of a true crime show, and Brendon shares his “Vampire Cop” expertise to help solve the case

The episode was rated 6.98 from 197 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E11

#13 - Close Contact (Season 1 - Episode 11)


After a failed assassination attempt involving a bomber, Congressman Damien Roberts hires Garza’s team for protective detail while Brendon and Laura begin investigating potential suspects. Later, Damien and Simone rekindle their romantic relationship, and Brendon advances his relationship with Antoinette.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 200 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E1

#12 - Day One (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Simone Clark sets her sights on joining Matthew Garza’s newly formed special unit as they investigate the murder of a federal engineer. Simone and Cutty’s relationship is tested as their opposing opinions about law enforcement come to a head.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 400 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E14

#11 - The Offer (Season 1 - Episode 14)


When a billionaire’s daughter goes missing, he publicly announces a hefty reward for her safe return, sparking concern for the FBI. Meanwhile, Garza’s ex-wife makes a surprise appearance and shakes things up with the team.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 165 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E10

#10 - The Silent Prisoner (II) (Season 1 - Episode 10)

A mysterious caller threatens to reveal a leaked list of undercover FBI agents if a prisoner is not released; Simone enlists John Nolan to help her remodel Cutty’s garage into a living space. The crossover starts on The Rookie S01E10 The List (I).

The episode was rated 7.54 from 214 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E13

#9 - The Remora (Season 1 - Episode 13)


When Brendon and Antoinette’s first date becomes an undercover operation, they embrace their new roles and make the most of the adventure. Meanwhile, Simone and Laura help Carter boost his dating game, and Simone’s daughter makes a surprise visit

The episode was rated 7.54 from 189 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E2

#8 - Face Off (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Simone utilizes her informant to track down an arms dealer on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Brendon investigates a risky lead on a congressman. Cutty and Simone struggle to see eye-to-eye. Tim and Laura find common ground with their similar no-nonsense approach to training rookies.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 339 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E3

#7 - Star Crossed (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Garza’s unit gets roped into a complicated kidnapping case involving a forbidden relationship between two rival drug-dealing gangs. Meanwhile, Simone’s love life is heating up; Laura comes face-to-face with her past, and Carter tries to reconnect with his wife.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 288 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E5

#6 - Felicia (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Simone and Carter get trapped in the tropics while hunting down a suspect on the run. Simone’s unexpected meet-cute with Dina throws a wrench into Cutty’s love life, and Elena’s high-end fashion splurge cracks open an unsolved murder mystery

The episode was rated 7.56 from 284 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E4

#5 - To Die For (Season 1 - Episode 4)


When the team splits up to question a suspect’s father, Simone and Laura discover critical information on how their abusive relationship is connected to the crimes. Following this lead, the team heads to Tucson to save the suspect’s newest target. Meanwhile, sparks fly with Laura and her former colleague, Mark Atlas, as they debate the killer’s motive

The episode was rated 7.61 from 294 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E7

#4 - Countdown (Season 1 - Episode 7)

While searching for a missing scientist in the Angeles National Forest, Simone and Carter uncover an eco-terrorist’s plans to detonate dirty bombs across the city. Meanwhile, Brendon taps into his own profiling tactics to find the perfect birthday gift for Laura.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 256 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E8

#3 - Standoff (Season 1 - Episode 8)


After a father and daughter are kidnapped on Thanksgiving, the team discovers a hostage situation involving police deputies. When the gunmen offer an exchange for the hostages, Simone is sent undercover by Garza, and Lopez arrives to help rescue Wesley. Meanwhile, Laura and Brendon search for a nanny cam that could reveal the identity of the kidnapper.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 249 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E6

#2 - The Reaper (Season 1 - Episode 6)

When Simone and Carter go undercover to find an international assassin known as The Reaper, a prisoner seeking bail recognizes Carter and nearly blows his cover. Laura and Brendon trace a lead on The Reaper’s assault rifle while Brendon works to heal his relationship with his father. Meanwhile, Simone’s demanding work schedule puts a strain on her relationship with Dina.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 271 votes.

The Rookie: Feds - S1E9

#1 - Flashback (Season 1 - Episode 9)


When Garza’s character comes into question, Simone and team develop their own covert operation to support their boss

The episode was rated 7.85 from 239 votes.

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