The BEST Episodes of Cardinal

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 25, 2019

Network: CTV

Cardinal struggles to right past wrongs that could derail his investigation and end his career, as the case grows more violent and twisted, and the clock ticks down on the killer's next victim.

Helen

#1 - Helen

Season 3 - Episode 6

Detective Cardinal finds evidence that may prove Catherine was murdered, but first he and Detective Delorme come face-to-face with Mama in a deadly standoff

star 7.97
260 votes
Catherine

#2 - Catherine

Season 1 - Episode 6

Cardinal realizes he wasn't working alone and may be too late to save his daughter; Delorme has a decision to make when she finds answers.

star 7.97
930 votes
Directors: Daniel Grou
Writers: Aubrey Nealon
Sam

#3 - Sam

Season 3 - Episode 1

As Cardinal struggles in the wake of his wife’s suicide, Delorme becomes lead detective on both a double-murder and a string of muggings.

star 7.75
311 votes
Directors: Daniel Grou
Writers: Patrick Tarr
El Brujo

#4 - El Brujo

Season 2 - Episode 6

John and Lisa race to find Ray before he kills Terri and her brother. A betrayal threatens Cardinal and Delorme's case and their lives.

star 7.72
432 votes
Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writers: Sarah Dodd
Keith

#5 - Keith

Season 1 - Episode 5

Cardinal and Delorme know who killed Woody Baldwin, but now they must find him; Cardinal's daughter visits her mom.

star 7.69
836 votes
Directors: Daniel Grou
Writers: Aubrey Nealon
Woody

#6 - Woody

Season 1 - Episode 4

A criminal breaks into Eric and Edie's basement and finds Keith; issues between Cardinal and Delorme threaten their partnership; Cardinal takes risks in the investigation.

star 7.64
775 votes
Directors: Daniel Grou
Writers: Aubrey Nealon
Northwind

#7 - Northwind

Season 2 - Episode 5

Detective John Cardinal and Detective Lise Delorme connect evidence from a fresh crime scene to the ritualistic murder in the cave as Terri's memories help them make connections between her brother and a likely suspect.

star 7.61
438 votes
Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writers: Alison Lea Bingeman
Roman & Irena

#8 - Roman & Irena

Season 3 - Episode 2

Cardinal and Delorme struggle to identify the victims, unaware that there is a witness to the crime, who is being stalked by the murderer.

star 7.61
292 votes
Kevin

#9 - Kevin

Season 2 - Episode 2

Detective John Cardinal and Detective Lise Delorme's investigation leads them to a local motorcycle gang as the number of victims continues to rise.

star 7.61
466 votes
Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writers: Jennica Harper
Mama

#10 - Mama

Season 3 - Episode 5

Detectives Cardinal and Delorme discover the identity of the Cottage killer. Cardinal receives a gift that sheds light on Catherine’s death.

star 7.60
252 votes
Red

#11 - Red

Season 2 - Episode 1

Detectives find themselves with a strange case on their hands involving a young woman with a gunshot wound to the head.

star 7.58
511 votes
Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writers: Sarah Dodd
Toof

#12 - Toof

Season 2 - Episode 4

John and Lise work with Terri; Delorme gets a major break in the case.

star 7.56
437 votes
Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writers: Jennica Harper
Delorme

#13 - Delorme

Season 1 - Episode 2

Cardinal and Delorme attend Todd Curry’s autopsy in Toronto. It’s a stressful balancing act for Delorme, trying to help Cardinal catch a murderer while feeling the pressure from her Special Investigations Sergeant Malcolm Musgrave to ramp up her investigation into her partner. The autopsy confirms Cardinal’s hunch about the connection between the murders of Todd Curry and Katie Pine, and the pair return to Algonquin Bay as Dyson tries to make amends with the community for the botched investigation into Katie Pine’s disappearance. Investigating the case together, Delorme tries to gain Cardinal’s trust to help her investigation. She lucks into an opportunity to tail Cardinal and takes it, against Musgrave’s orders. She discovers that he’s laundering money through a nearby casino – but has Cardinal discovered her as well?

star 7.55
856 votes
Directors: Daniel Grou
Writers: Aubrey Nealon
Lemur

#14 - Lemur

Season 3 - Episode 4

Cardinal and Delorme use new evidence to break the case. Cardinal makes an arrest.

star 7.51
249 votes
Terri

#15 - Terri

Season 2 - Episode 3

John and Lise uncover Red's identity; a shooter looks to finish the job.

star 7.50
470 votes
Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writers: Alison Lea Bingeman
Edie and Eric

#16 - Edie and Eric

Season 1 - Episode 3

Concerned that Cardinal is onto her, Delorme digs into the reasons behind her secret investigation.

star 7.50
806 votes
Directors: Daniel Grou
Writers: Aubrey Nealon
Jack

#17 - Jack

Season 3 - Episode 3

Sharlene and her family keep Lloyd captive. John and Lise find an unexpected ally. John confronts a possible connection to Catherine's suicide.

star 7.48
279 votes
Cardinal

#18 - Cardinal

Season 1 - Episode 1

A frozen corpse has just been discovered at the bottom of a cabin. This is the body of Katie Pine, a teenager who has been missing for several months. Because he had been instructed to investigate the disappearance of this girl, it is John Cardinal, who will conduct the investigations. Against the will of the inspector who prefers to work alone, Lisa Delorme, a detective specialized in financial crimes but a novice in homicide, is appointed to assist him. Cardinal investigates several unresolved cases of missing children, and quickly becomes convinced that murder of Katie Pine was perpetrated by a serial killer...

star 7.45
1,006 votes
Directors: Daniel Grou
Writers: Aubrey Nealon