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.

Blind Profit

#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.

star 8.00
7 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
Death in Samarra

#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.

star 7.85
13 votes
Directors: Lisa Ohlin
Writers: Fredrik Agetoft, Stefan Thunberg
The Cartel

#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.

star 7.83
6 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Man without a Face

#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.

star 7.78
9 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
Without Intent

#5 - Without Intent

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 3, 2018

star 7.68
19 votes
Writers: Wilhelm Behrman
The Family

#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.

star 7.67
15 votes
Writers: Mårten Klingberg
Buried Alive

#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.

star 7.55
11 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
Night Vision

#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.

star 7.50
8 votes
Directors: Morten Arnfred
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
The Unclaimed Girl

#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?

star 7.50
6 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
Beyond Reasonable Doubt

#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.

star 7.50
12 votes
Directors: Pontus Klänge
Writers: Johan Bogaeus
Undercover

#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.

star 7.47
15 votes
Directors: Pontus Klänge
Writers: Johan Bogaeus
The Monster

#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"?

star 7.43
7 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
White Nights

#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.

star 7.42
12 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
The Eye of the Storm

#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.

star 7.37
19 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Thin Ice

#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.

star 7.33
18 votes
Writers: Katarina Ewers
The Devil's Attorney

#16 - The Devil's Attorney

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 7, 2018

Martin Beck investigates the murder of a restaurant owner.

star 7.32
19 votes
Writers: Johan Bogaeus
The Recluse

#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.

star 7.29
7 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
Serial Killer

#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.

star 7.23
13 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
Room 302

#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.

star 7.20
20 votes
Writers:
The Attorney

#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.

star 7.17
6 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind
Unknown Sender

#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.

star 7.14
7 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Scorpion

#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.

star 7.14
7 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Decoy Boy

#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...

star 7.14
22 votes
Directors: Pelle Seth
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
Flesh and Blood

#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.

star 7.14
22 votes
Writers: Mårten Klingberg
The Prodigal Son

#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.

star 7.13
15 votes
Directors: Lisa Ohlin
Writers: Fredrik Agetoft, Stefan Thunberg