The BEST Episodes of Beck

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Network: TV4 (SE)

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 8.33
6 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Cartel

#2 - 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 8.20
5 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
Buried Alive

#3 - 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 8.11
9 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Family

#4 - 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 8.08
13 votes
Writers: Mårten Klingberg
The Man without a Face

#5 - 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 8.00
8 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Weak Link

#6 - The Weak Link

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 28, 2010

A young girl is killed on her way back to her parents home after leaving a party. Martin Beck and his crew quickly start the hunt for evidence before the trail goes cold. There are several suspicious people to investigate but do they really know how everyone is connected to one another?

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind
In the Name of God

#7 - In the Name of God

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 12, 2010

A paparazzi photographer gets brutally murdered in Stockholm. His apartment is searched and the computer together with photo equipment is missing. Martin Beck (Peter Haber) seeks the motive behind the murder.

star 7.80
5 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind
End of the Road

#8 - End of the Road

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 5, 2016

An ex-policeman is found murdered in his house, along with his wife and child. Beck and his team take 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, after which he shot his accomplices and disappeared with the money. The question is how the former police officer ended up with the weapons and how he is connected to the thieves. The case stirs strong feelings at police headquarters and takes highest priority.

star 7.76
17 votes
Writers: Stefan Thunberg
Without Intent

#9 - Without Intent

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 3, 2018

star 7.73
11 votes
Writers: Wilhelm Behrman
Night Vision

#10 - 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 7.71
7 votes
Directors: Morten Arnfred
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
Flesh and Blood

#11 - Flesh and Blood

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2018

Martin Beck is drawn into a case of a missing girl in Stockholm.

star 7.71
14 votes
Writers: Mårten Klingberg
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 7.67
6 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
The Eye of the Storm

#13 - 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 7.56
16 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
White Nights

#14 - 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 7.55
11 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
Steinar

#15 - Steinar

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 6, 2016

An unidentified body is found in the remains of a trailer after a fire at a run-down caravan park. The owner of the trailer, a young drug-addicted woman, is missing, but is she really the victim? And what role has the local so-called neighbourhood watch played? Police supervisor Klas Freden decides to go over Martin Beck's head and recruit charismatic Norwegian homicide investigator, Steinar Hovland. The newly-structured Beck group face a power struggle, and Martin struggles to find his way back to his old self.

star 7.53
17 votes
Writers: Josefin Johansson
The Recluse

#16 - 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 7.50
6 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Unclaimed Girl

#17 - 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
4 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Invasion

#18 - The Invasion

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 21, 2015

A dead man is found buried outside Stockholm. The Beck group believes that the man may be victim of a conflict within an Islamist terror group. The tracks point to a company which seems to offer black labor to Stockholm's unscrupulous construction companies.

star 7.45
11 votes
Writers: Daniel Karlsson
The Thin Ice

#19 - The Thin Ice

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 3, 2018

When the coach of a junior hockey team is murdered, the police investigate.

star 7.45
11 votes
Writers: Katarina Ewers
The Last Day

#20 - The Last Day

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 2, 2016

When traffic officers on a quiet morning shift try to stop a car for speeding they are shot at and one of them is killed. Beck and his team lead an extensive search for the ruthless killer.

star 7.35
17 votes
Writers: Antonia Pyk
The Money Man

#21 - The Money Man

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 16, 2000

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.

star 7.33
6 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
Unknown Sender

#22 - 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 7.33
6 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Boy in the Glass Bowl

#23 - The Boy in the Glass Bowl

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 23, 2003

Mother of an autistic boy is found murdered in her home. The boy holds the murder weapon, covered in blood.

star 7.33
3 votes
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
Room 302

#24 - 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 7.33
18 votes
Writers:
Serial Killer

#25 - 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 7.33
12 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Rolf Börjlind