The BEST Episodes of Before We Die

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 19, 2020

Network: SVT

Hanna, a fading star of a cop in the organized crime unit of the Stockholm Police. On the home front, her son has severed all ties with her, as she’s the one who caused his arrest and subsequent two-year imprisonment for drug possession. When her lover and colleague is abducted, Hanna must take over his undercover investigation of a criminal biker gang as well as protect an infiltrator. To prevent a brutal takeover in the criminal underworld, she must fight for her son’s life and break another family to save her own.

Part 10

#1 - Part 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 19, 2017

When Hanna and her fellow police officers arrive at the boathouse where the drugs are supposedly being taken ashore, she gets a text message that changes everything. Blanka faces a difficult choice.

star 8.48
75 votes
Directors: Jonas Westbom
Writers: Niklas Rockström
Part 7

#2 - Part 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 26, 2017

The net starts to close on Christian. Davor is informed by his police source that there might be an infiltrator within the Mimicas' organisation. Stefan follows Christian and makes a big discovery.

star 8.31
74 votes
Directors: Kristina Humle
Writers: Wilhelm Behrman
Part 1

#3 - Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 15, 2017

When her colleague and lover Sven disappears, police detective Hanna takes over text message contact with an infiltrator he had placed in a criminal organisation who goes by the nickname 'Inez'

star 8.00
111 votes
Directors: Simon Kaijser
Writers: Niklas Rockström
Part 9

#4 - Part 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 12, 2017

Hanna, Bjorn and Tina have now cracked what Operation Krajina is all about: the Mimica crime family are going to smuggle enormous quantities of drugs into Sweden. Blanka makes a terrible discovery.

star 7.99
73 votes
Directors: Jonas Westbom
Writers: Wilhelm Behrman
Part 5

#5 - Part 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 12, 2017

Stefan has figured out that his girlfriend Blanka is cheating on him with Christian and he's on the warpath. Hanna is determined to meet her infiltrator, but 'Inez' doesn't show up to the meeting.

star 7.94
97 votes
Writers: Niklas Rockström
Episode 7

#6 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 24, 2019

Christian, Hanna and Björn managed to escape Mimica's attack, but now the people around Hanna are starting to disappear. She has no contact with Christian, Björn or Blanka. Hanna has also understood what Christian did in Costa Rica. Is that why he stays away? Lena realizes that the circuit is lost to the organization that ordered them to carry out an attack. Now she plans to disappear. Is Christian coming along?

star 7.93
14 votes
Part 8

#7 - Part 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 5, 2017

Christian is on the verge of a total breakdown after what happened to Stefan. A shocked Hanna and Bjorn decide to break the investigation off and bring Christian in, but Davor has other plans for him.

star 7.90
72 votes
Directors: Kristina Humle
Writers: Niklas Rockström
Part 3

#8 - Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 29, 2017

Suspecting a leak in the department, Hanna, Bjorn and their boss Tina create a clandestine group to investigate and reduce the risk of their infiltrator 'Inez' being harmed. Christian is threatened.

star 7.87
98 votes
Directors: Kristian Petri
Writers: Niklas Rockström
Part 4

#9 - Part 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 5, 2017

Hanna, Bjorn and Tina now know there's a mole among their colleagues who reports everything to the Mimica crime family. But who is it? Davor Mimica opens contact with the Mobsters motorcycle gang.

star 7.85
99 votes
Directors: Kristian Petri
Writers: Niklas Rockström
Episode 2

#10 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 20, 2019

Christian is back in Sweden and Hanna must now quickly find the police leak that was sold to a circle of corrupt police officers. Hanna is facing a painful decision. Should she throw Christian straight into the fire again and let him infiltrate the circuit to find out who the police leak is? And will Christian manage to go into a whole new identity that does not risk being revealed by the circle?

star 7.81
16 votes
Part 2

#11 - Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 22, 2017

Hanna and Bjorn are on the kidnappers' case, but their attempts to rescue Sven are foiled. Christian becomes ever more involved in the Mimica clan's business, but a new assignment nearly shatters him.

star 7.77
105 votes
Directors: Simon Kaijser
Writers: Niklas Rockström
Episode 6

#12 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 17, 2019

Mimicas has found Christian and is carrying out a coordinated attack on him, Hanna and Björn. The organization that now controls the circuit makes Lena painfully aware that she cannot refuse orders. Lena is ordered to carry out an assault on a person in a high position. Jan is shaken. He has learned that he has an adult son with Hanna. Hannah's lies in the past have started a dangerous chain reaction of emotions.

star 7.59
17 votes
Episode 8

#13 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 1, 2019

The leader of the circuit Lena conducts the attack on the Minister of Defense and the commander and ensures that Hanna becomes the main suspect. Christian realizes that his mother is now being hunted as a terrorist. Blanka tries to escape from Mimica's and finds that Björn is also the prisoner of the family. Lena orders Hanna to be murdered, while planning her escape with Christian to Tangier. Now everyone is fighting for their lives.

star 7.53
15 votes
Episode 3

#14 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 27, 2019

Christian's girlfriend Blanka is back in Stockholm. Dubravka Mimica finds out that her daughter is back and understands that she is the one who can lead her to Christian. Does Hanna dare to trust Blanka to stay invisible? Christian is on his way to infiltrate the circuit, but must pass the interview with the leader Lena. Does his cover coat hold all the way?

star 7.53
17 votes
Part 6

#15 - Part 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 19, 2017

Now that Hanna knows her own son is 'Inez', the police infiltrator within the Mimica crime family, she wants to get him out right away and close the investigation. Christian, however, has other ideas.

star 7.50
100 votes
Writers: Niklas Rockström
Episode 4

#16 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 3, 2019

Christian is in the Circle, but one mistake makes him have to push the boundaries so as not to make Lena suspicious. At the same moment as Hanna and Björn understand that Magnus is the police leak, he is abducted. Who has taken him? Laura manages to make friends with no pleasing Blanka. Hanna tells Christian that Blanka is back in Stockholm, but a contact between them is out of the question. When Christian and Lasse Wiking are to meet a drug courier, Christian understands too late that he is heading straight into his arms at Mimicas

star 7.50
16 votes
Episode 5

#17 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 10, 2019

Police leak Magnus is murdered, but neither the Circuit nor Mimica seems to be behind the murder. There is a third player. Who are they? Lena will be contacted soon. Jan has assumed that he has a child with Hanna. They decide to meet on your hand. Christian becomes increasingly boundless and soon balances on the border. But he refuses to jump off before they have all the names in the circuit. And he's close now. Mimicas starts calling in Christian. After a fateful meeting, the snare is tightened.

star 7.47
17 votes
Episode 1

#18 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 13, 2019

Last season, police Hanna Svensson and her son Christian were close to joining the hunt for Davor Mimica and his criminal network that Christian infiltrated. Christian fled abroad. Hanna was given the assignment to reveal the leak within the police, a prerequisite for Christian to be able to return home. Now Hanna and her colleague Björn have learned that the police leak has been sold to a larger organization. The tracks lead them in a frightening direction, very close to themselves.

star 7.29
21 votes