The BEST episodes of Black Spot

Every episode of Black Spot ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Black Spot!

Villefranche is a small town with no phone reception on the edge of a mysterious forest. The number of inhabitants is dwindling but there's a sharp rise in crime. Police inspector Laurene, once the victim of a crime herself, keeps on discovering fresh corpses.

Last Updated: 10/1/2023Network: France 2Status: Ended
The End is Only the Beginning
193 votes

#1 - The End is Only the Beginning

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/1/2017

The investigation into the disappearance of the Mayor's daughter advances with the discovery of her body in the middle of a bizarrely staged location. While Bertrand loses control and seeks vengeance, Laurene finally gets close to the invisible enemy that she's been tracking for many years.

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123 votes

#2 - Sanctuary

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/25/2019

As Laurène desperately tries to escape the ravine and get help for Teddy Bear, memories of her kidnapping surface. Siriani makes a troubling discovery.

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The Secret Behind the Window
167 votes

#3 - The Secret Behind the Window

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/1/2017

The father of a child with a mental disability is found dead at his farm. We're concerned for the boy's future at the same time as we seek his father's killer, but Laurene is troubled because the prosecutor Siriani has arrested Bertrand.

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The Maiden and the Corpse
126 votes

#4 - The Maiden and the Corpse

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/18/2019

Laurène stumbles on a surreal crime scene near a piano in the forest. Cora searches for clues to Roman's fate. Garnier digs up info on Siriani's past.

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Like a Dog
121 votes

#5 - Like a Dog

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/25/2019

With the squad hobbled and the Celtic day of the dead looming, Laurène begs a commander for reinforcements. Dogs lead the way to another body.

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The Void
181 votes

#6 - The Void

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/17/2017

An amateur caver emerges traumatised from a labyrinth of subterranean grottos where he says he lost his friend. Laurθne tries to unravel fact from fiction in his witness statement before contemplating a perilous descent. At the same time, Cora thinks that the Mayor's daughter has been kidnapped by a mysterious group of activists who are leaving their marks on the walls of Villefranche.

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No More Walks in the Woods
175 votes

#7 - No More Walks in the Woods

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/17/2017

A phone is found with videos showing a group of young people terrified by a macabre discovery in the forest. After the body of one of the young people is found, Laurθne and her team investigate, endeavouring to understand what went wrong on their nocturnal spree. At the same time, she tries to assess her complicated relationship with Bertrand, the town's Mayor.

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In Another Life
124 votes

#8 - In Another Life

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/18/2019

A bizarre bee attack leads to a grisly discovery at a pond. Laurène takes Jonas into custody to find out what he knows about the figure in the forest.

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121 votes

#9 - Moonstruck

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/18/2019

As the full moon sends the town into a frenzy, Hermann grapples with ghosts from his past, and Siriani seizes a chance to inspect the quarry.

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How We Live Now: Part 1
135 votes

#10 - How We Live Now: Part 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/11/2019

Laurène cuts her sick leave short to investigate the murder of a quarry worker. In flashbacks to 57 B.C., a Roman expedition takes a harrowing turn.

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A Wolf's Dream
232 votes

#11 - A Wolf's Dream

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/10/2017

Laurene comes face to face with a wolf which appears to be guarding a newborn baby hidden in a box. She undertakes to find the baby's parents, followed from afar by the mysterious animal. As everything rapidly becomes complicated, memories from her troubled past resurface.

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The Shadow and the Preys
122 votes

#12 - The Shadow and the Preys

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/25/2019

As animal bones pop up around Villefranche, Laurène and Bertrand assemble a team to scour the woods, and the Children of Arduinna prepare their attack.

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Dark Heroes
167 votes

#13 - Dark Heroes

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/24/2017

A woman suicides on the same day that her husband is awarded a medal of honour. Laurθne suspects that this man isn't quite the hero that everyone thinks they know. She tries to discover what dark secrets he's hiding, but he's protected by the Mayor, an old childhood friend.

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The End of the Road
163 votes

#14 - The End of the Road

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/24/2017

Everyone is shocked by the attack on Sabine's bar by a band of robbers who came out of nowhere. While the town barricades itself in, Laurene has to find and understand what they were looking for in Villefranche. Meanwhile, Cora and the Arduinna Children follow the mysterious trucks rumbling at night through the forest.

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Stranger Comes to Town
287 votes

#15 - Stranger Comes to Town

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/10/2017

Deep in the forest, the body of a young woman is found hanging from a tree. Major Laurene Weiss attempts to solve the mystery while also welcoming an eccentric new prosecutor to Villefranche. Together they investigate, in a town already under pressure from the recently announced closure of the local sawmill and the disappearance of the Mayor's daughter.

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How We Live Now: Part 2
130 votes

#16 - How We Live Now: Part 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/11/2019

While Teddy Bear combs through the latest victim's Super 8 footage, Laurène returns to the library to research ancient Celtic rituals.

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