The BEST Episodes of Bordertown (FI)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 12, 2021

Network: YLE

Detective Inspector Kari Sorjonen is one of the most respected officers at the National Bureau of Investigation in Finland. When his wife barely survives brain cancer, Sorjonen decides to take his family to an idyllic small town near the border of Russia, to live a quiet peaceful life.

Cat’s Cradle (1)

#1 - Cat’s Cradle (1)

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 4, 2018

star 7.97
62 votes
Without a Shadow (1)

#2 - Without a Shadow (1)

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 2, 2018

star 7.90
60 votes
Bloodmaid (1)

#3 - Bloodmaid (1)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 18, 2018

star 7.89
63 votes
Cat’s Cradle (2)

#4 - Cat’s Cradle (2)

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 11, 2018

star 7.89
62 votes
Without a Shadow (2)

#5 - Without a Shadow (2)

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 9, 2018

star 7.87
55 votes
The Human Beast (1)

#6 - The Human Beast (1)

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

Over Niko's objections, Kari dives into a series of grisly crimes that yield more echoes of past cases. Janina grows frustrated with her father.

star 7.85
33 votes
Bloodmaid (2)

#7 - Bloodmaid (2)

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 25, 2018

star 7.83
63 votes
The Human Stain

#8 - The Human Stain

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

As Kari and family wrestle with devastating news, Heikkinen calls to ask for help with a kidnapping case, and Katia stands trial for attempted murder.

star 7.79
38 votes
The Rite of Spring (2)

#9 - The Rite of Spring (2)

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 28, 2018

star 7.72
64 votes
Sons and Lovers (2)

#10 - Sons and Lovers (2)

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

The week's events play out from a different angle, revealing new dynamics within the family. Meanwhile, Kari grapples with his own father issues.

star 7.72
32 votes
Chess Story (2)

#11 - Chess Story (2)

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

With the city in crisis, Anneli faces an ultimatum, and Kari must decide just how far he's willing to go to stop his nemesis.

star 7.67
33 votes
The Rite of Spring (1)

#12 - The Rite of Spring (1)

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 21, 2018

star 7.66
67 votes
The End Game (Part One)

#13 - The End Game (Part One)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 18, 2016

orjonen's worlds collide when Janina wakes up spattered in blood and finds herself at the center of a murder investigation.

star 7.66
90 votes
Chess Story (1)

#14 - Chess Story (1)

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

A mysterious outbreak leaves Kari locked down in a hospital ward — just as he and the team brace for the return of Lasse Maasalo.

star 7.65
34 votes
Five Finger Exercise (2)

#15 - Five Finger Exercise (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 14, 2018

star 7.61
72 votes
Five Finger Exercise (1)

#16 - Five Finger Exercise (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 7, 2018

star 7.61
84 votes
The End Game (Part Two)

#17 - The End Game (Part Two)

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 25, 2016

Desperate to clear Janina's name, Sorjonen races to piece together fragments from different crime scenes and catch the suspected killer off guard

star 7.60
86 votes
The Dolls' House (Part Three)

#18 - The Dolls' House (Part Three)

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 30, 2016

Lena tracks down a crucial clue to the kidnapper's identity. Johanna's secrets catch up with her. Degerman reaches out to Pauliina.

star 7.54
116 votes
Sons and Lovers (1)

#19 - Sons and Lovers (1)

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

When a man is murdered inside his room at a retirement home, Kari and team question his three very different sons and his much younger girlfriend.

star 7.53
34 votes
The Lady in the Looking-Glass (1)

#20 - The Lady in the Looking-Glass (1)

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

The ritualistic murder of a young swimming instructor draws the team to a conservative religious community teeming with secrets.

star 7.53
34 votes
Dragonflies (Part Two)

#21 - Dragonflies (Part Two)

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 13, 2016

A second death linked to the pills prompts Sorjonen to travel to St. Petersburg with a new team member. At the party, an uncomfortable scene unfolds.

star 7.44
99 votes
The Lady in the Lake (Part Two)

#22 - The Lady in the Lake (Part Two)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 11, 2016

Called to the scene of a deadly crash, Sorjonen tries to connect the dots between Elina and the stolen car. Pauliina moves ahead with her secret plan.

star 7.44
93 votes
The Lady in the Looking-Glass (2)

#23 - The Lady in the Looking-Glass (2)

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

Shocking news and an unsettling encounter stoke tensions in the community. Kari leaps into action after finding Janina's diary.

star 7.44
32 votes
The Human Beast (2)

#24 - The Human Beast (2)

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

As the team races to track down potential victims, Kari scours the country for news of the killer's daughter. A disturbing video captures a new crime.

star 7.42
33 votes
The Lady in the Lake (Part One)

#25 - The Lady in the Lake (Part One)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 4, 2016

A woman found alive in a fish trap at the bottom of the lake presents an unsettling new challenge for the team. A politician asks Taina for a favor.

star 7.41
100 votes