When Rizzoli & Isles first aired in 2010, it allowed women to be seen successfully in positions of power. Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles are two characters that will always be loved. Even seven years after it ended, the show has super-fans dedicated to rewatching every episode they can. There were some episodes that fans loved more than others, and here are the top-rated ones, according to IMDb.
Season five, episode two
In the midst of solving a murder, the detectives have to gather their thoughts, be strong and think of ways to express their sorrow during their final farewell to Detective Barry Frost.
This episode had a rating of 8.6, making it the highest-rated episode of Rizzoli & Isles throughout its run.
Season seven, episode 13
Series finales are always a big deal, and the one for Rizzoli & Isles was no different. In fact, it's the second highest-rated episode of the series on IMDb.
Korsak's retirement party is underway, and it was also Jane's last day. The department makes a farewell video as they gear up for their next adventure.
"When the Gun Goes Bang, Bang, Bang"
Season one, episode 10
In this hectic episode, an undercover cop is killed. The murderers make their way to the HQ for an invasion, seeking to capture evidence taken by Rizzoli. The detectives are trapped, and the situation eventually results in a shootout.
"Killer in High Heels"
Season four, episode four
What happens when Dr. Isles becomes the suspect in a murder case? This episode tests the partnership of Rizzoli and Isles, as Maura needs Jane to trust that she's innocent. However, Maura can't remember much of what happened and is arrested.
Season six, episode 12
Rizzoli is placed under protection after her apartment was set on fire by an unknown person. The mysterious individual also hacked her financial accounts and threatened her and those close to the detective.
Season two, episode ten
There's a special day mentioned in this episode: Rizzoli's birthday. As Maura can't decide what to give Jane as a gift, the two investigate the death of a young man killed in prison.
While they investigate, another prisoner, who had cancer, tells them the story of a cold case consisting of a family of four that vanished.
"Burning Down the House"
Season two, episode 15
In this episode, a warehouse fire claims the life of a firefighter. The detectives aimed to see if this was an accident or arson. Maura and her mom became the victim of a hit-and-run. While Maura only has a few bruises, her mom was seriously injured.
"Hide and Seek"
Season six, episode 13
Isles is kidnapped from a fake crime scene in the middle of the night. The team does everything they can to ensure she's not harmed while also trying to find answers to "Who would do this?" and "Why would they do this?"
While in harm's way, Maura realizes that Jane is the target and that the kidnapping was a set-up to capture her.
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