The Best Episodes of Beck

White Nights

#1 - White Nights

Season 1 - Episode 3

When the police reveal a narcotic smuggling the driver is shot dead. It appears that the driver is Superintendent Martin Beck's son. Beck breaks down and moves out of the way. But on his colleagues request he returns.

Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Serial Killer

#2 - Serial Killer

Season 1 - Episode 4

In this film 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.

Directors: Kjell Sundvall
The Pearl Hotel

#3 - The Pearl Hotel

Season 1 - Episode 5

Inspector Beck and his team get involved in a large-scale smuggling of cesium 133. A gang from the east uses refugees who with a promise to stay in Sweden and with danger to their own life take in the dangerous explosive chemical substance.

Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Sista Dagen

#4 - Sista Dagen

Season 6 - Episode 4

Directors: Jörgen Bergman
The Monster

#5 - The Monster

Season 1 - Episode 6

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"?

Directors: Harald Hamrell

#6 - Steinar

Season 6 - Episode 2

An unidentified body is found in the remains of a burned down caravan. Arson is suspected and the Beck group is engaged. Martin Beck's manager, Klas Fredén has recruited the Norwegian cop Steinar Hovland to the team. He quickly turns out to be the exact opposite to Gundvald which affects cooperation with Martin in both positive and negative ways.

Directors: Mårten Klingberg

#7 - Gunvald

Season 6 - Episode 1

An investigative journalist found beaten to death in his home, left behind are the fingerprints of a notorious enforcer. The murder victim has been threatened by right-wing extremists , but it's mainly his work on a book that captures Beck group's interest. Case, a terrible turn and suddenly much more is at stake than to find the journalist's killers. Martin Beck and his colleagues have never before had to balance the professional roles of privacy in the same way as intractable now.

Directors: Mårten Klingberg
The Money Man

#8 - The Money Man

Season 1 - Episode 7

A homosexual police officer's double life is paid by Beck's archenemy, Gavling, a man who runs Stockholm's underworld. In return, the officer has been providing Gavling with secret information from the police archives.

Night Vision

#9 - Night Vision

Season 1 - Episode 8

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.

Vägs Ände

#10 - Vägs Ände

Season 6 - Episode 3

Three brutal murders are committed in a house in a quiet suburb. The victims are a former police officer, his wife and their 10 year old son. The Beck group takes on the case and find that there is a hidden security room in the victims' house, containing stolen weapons. They find fingerprints from a criminal who was involved in a robbery 4 years ago. After the robbery, he shot his accomplices and disappeared without a trace, along with their haul of 6.3 million. The question is how the former police officer ended up with the weapons and how is he connected to the thieves? The case wakes strong feelings at Police Headquarters and takes highest priority.

Directors: Jörgen Bergmark
The Man With Icons

#11 - The Man With Icons

Season 1 - Episode 2

Beck and his men investigate the murder of a Russian woman. At the same time, SÄPO (The Swedish Security Agency) sees a chance of getting a Russian in the embassy deported.

Directors: Pelle Seth