The BEST Episodes of Beck
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 1, 2021
Network: C More
Beck follows Swedish police officer Martin Beck and his team as they investigate various crimes.
#1 - Blind Profit
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 30, 2003
A series of grisly murders where the victims faces have been removed by acid starts to turn up around Stockholm. Detective Martin Beck and Gunvald Larsson are once again drawn into the darkness.
#2 - Death in Samarra
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 1, 2021
A candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize is brutally stabbed to death in central Stockholm following a meeting with two lawyers from the war tribunal in The Hague. One of the witnesses worked with Alex when she was stationed in the Middle East and they have an attraction to each other that makes Josef think she should stay out of the investigation. Meanwhile, Klas Fredén is pressuring the group to resolve the politically charged case before SÄPO takes over.
#3 - The Cartel
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 26, 2003
A Greek restaurant owner is brutally tortured and killed. Beck and his team investigate, and are drawn into a world of smuggling, threats, and violence.
#4 - The Man without a Face
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 19, 2003
A man is found dead, stabbed to death with a knife. The shocking thing is that his face has been removed. Upon questioning, his wife describes their marriage as having been "stable." She also states that a mysterious foreign man had knocked on their door the day before the murder. Beck and his men are given the case.
#5 - Without Intent
Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 3, 2018
#6 - The Family
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 10, 2015
Crime boss Zlatko Lozanovic is shot and the Beck group maps all Zlatko's enemies, which turns out to be the major part of the Stockholm underworld. It becomes a race against time when even Zlatko's minions are looking for the perpetrator.
#7 - Buried Alive
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 23, 2012
Swedish police drama. When the body of a district attorney is found suspicion falls on the leader of a motorcycle gang, but then his body is also found in similar circumstances.
#8 - Night Vision
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 7, 2000
A serial killer who decapitates people is on the loose in the Stockholm subway. Martin Beck and his colleagues try to catch the killer, while the panic in the city increases.
#9 - The Unclaimed Girl
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 31, 2010
A small girl is found dead in a deserted underground cellar. She has been dead for some time but there is fresh food for her. Who is she?
#10 - Beyond Reasonable Doubt
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 4, 2020
During a spontaneous intervention, a macabre find is made in the trunk of a car. It will be Alex's task to lead the investigation of a cruel murder mystery, all the while the Beck group is put under severe pressure both internally and externally.
#11 - Undercover
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 6, 2020
A young boy has been found murdered, and the Beck group's investigation leads them to a narcotics network.
#12 - The Monster
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 9, 2000
A bomb threat is called in to a police station in Stockholm. The police bomb squad blows the briefcase to pieces and it looks like false alarm, until a baby is found inside. Soon, e-mails are sent out to every newspaper about the nasty situation that the police had tried to keep secret. Will the police ever overcome the "Monster"?
#13 - White Nights
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 23, 2000
When the police uncover a narcotics smuggling operation, the driver is shot dead. The man turns out to be Superintendent Martin Beck's son. Beck breaks down and steps away from the investigation but later returns at his colleagues request.
#14 - The Eye of the Storm
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 16, 2012
When the charred remains of woman are found, Säpo, the Swedish Security Services, suspect Gunvald Larsson of being mixed up in her murder. The dead woman was wanted internationally and a member of a group of militant eco-activists carrying out attacks around the world. Gunvald sets out on his own to find the woman's murderer, with Säpo on his heels. Martin Beck is ordered to arrest Gunvald and his loyalty to his colleague is now put to the test.
#15 - The Thin Ice
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 3, 2018
When the coach of a junior hockey team is murdered, the police investigate.
#16 - The Devil's Attorney
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 7, 2018
Martin Beck investigates the murder of a restaurant owner.
#17 - The Recluse
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 2, 2003
An Asian woman is found dead in the water of Stockholm's archipelago. She has been murdered, and everything indicates that she was a prostitute. Meanwhile a series of break-ins has occurred on an island outside of Stockholm. Suddenly a retired old man is also found dead in his own yard. Now Beck has two cases to solve and they both point in the same direction.
#18 - Serial Killer
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 20, 2000
Beck and his team are trying to find a serial killer whose victims are spread all over Sweden. An obvious connection is that all the victims are women, and they were all in the same class, and Beck thinks that a scandal back in the past has something to do with the murders. But no one wants to talk about the past and it becomes a struggle to find the perpetrator before the final murder - only one woman is still alive.
#19 - Room 302
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2015
A young woman is found strangled in a hotel room. The investigation leads Beck and Gunvald to Stureplan, Stockholm's nightlife and its downsides.
#20 - The Attorney
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 14, 2010
A famous Swedish lawyer is brutally murdered in his apartment. Martin Beck and his team find a clear murder motive. Hansson had a good chance of winning a case against a multinational company. But it appears Hansson was not completely honest and had several links with the underworld.
#21 - Unknown Sender
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 9, 2003
Martin Beck, Gunvald Larsson and Alice Levander investigate the mysterious murder of an accountant that was found shot to death at the airport parking. At the same time a reporter receives a package from an anonymous source, with information regarding the embezzling of funds that should have been used for fixing up nuclear reactors. When the reporter contacts Beck, his home gets blown up by a bomb.
#22 - The Scorpion
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 24, 2010
A brutally battered woman, Monika, manages to flee from her home with her two children. Later, the body of a dead man is found in the same house. The murder was preceded by an assault; bloodstains found in the kitchen correspond to Monika’s DNA.
#23 - The Decoy Boy
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 12, 1999
A man working at a garbage incinerator discovers the body of a dead man burned to ashes in the oven. Police detective Martin Beck handles the case. All he knows is that a brutal murder has happened. But he does not know when or where. He has no body, motive or a crime scene, not a single trace. All he has is some teeth and a mysterious Internet address...
#24 - Flesh and Blood
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2018
Martin Beck is drawn into a case of a missing girl in Stockholm.
#25 - The Prodigal Son
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 5, 2021
A jawbone is found in the middle of the forest. When the rest of the body is found, it turns out it has been recently moved and belongs to Viktor Eklund, who has been missing for five years. His mother, well-known author Cecilia Eklund, has just managed to put his disappearance behind her. Martin Beck was investigating the disappearance but Alex thinks the case is unusually thin and not worth Martin pursuing further, although he thinks differently.