The BEST Episodes of Beck

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 8, 2022

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Beck follows Swedish police officer Martin Beck and his team as they investigate various crimes.

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

#3 - 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

#4 - Without Intent

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 3, 2018

A 12-year-old girl finds her mother lying dead on a staircase. When the police investigation begins, it is quickly discovered that the family had a protected identity. Why? Has there been a real threat to the woman who was turned into a murder or are there other reasons for the death?

star 7.62
21 votes
Writers: Wilhelm Behrman
The Family

#5 - 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 7.59
17 votes
Writers: Mårten Klingberg
The Unclaimed Girl

#6 - 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 7.57
7 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
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 7.54
13 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 Monster

#9 - 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

#10 - 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

#11 - 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 7.38
21 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Recluse

#12 - 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
The Thin Ice

#13 - 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 7.25
20 votes
Writers: Katarina Ewers
Devil's Advocate

#14 - Devil's Advocate

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 7, 2018

Martin Beck investigates the murder of a restaurant owner.

star 7.24
21 votes
Writers: Johan Bogaeus
Serial Killer

#15 - 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

#16 - 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:
Flesh and Blood

#17 - 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 7.20
25 votes
Writers: Mårten Klingberg
Unknown Sender

#18 - 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 Attorney

#19 - 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 7.14
7 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind
The Money Man

#20 - 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 7.13
8 votes
Directors: Harald Hamrell
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
In the Name of God

#21 - 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 7.13
8 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind
The Decoy

#22 - The Decoy

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 7.11
27 votes
Directors: Pelle Seth
Writers: Rolf Börjlind
The Invasion

#23 - 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 7.07
15 votes
Writers: Daniel Karlsson
The Revenge

#24 - The Revenge

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 12, 2003

Two patrolling cops stumble on to three criminals who have just stolen large amounts of explosives, and are killed in cold blood. Martin Beck and his team must now work day and night to find out who the killers are and what they are planning to do with the explosives before it's too late. Meanwhile, Gunvald Larsson who was a close friend of one of the murdered cops is ignoring all rules in his quest for revenge.

star 7.00
9 votes
Directors: Kjell Sundvall
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind
The Ad Man

#25 - The Ad Man

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 16, 2003

A man is raping women after having met them through ads on public noticeboards. At first this seems like an easy crime to solve for Martin Beck and his colleagues but they soon discover that somebody's motivations are far more complex.

star 7.00
5 votes
Writers: Cecilia Börjlind, Rolf Börjlind