Cardinal

The BEST episodes of Cardinal

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

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.

Last Updated: 11/17/2022Network:CTV
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Catherine
star
8.03
1021 votes

#1 - Catherine

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/1/2017

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.

Directors: Daniel Grou
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Helen
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7.79
404 votes

#2 - Helen

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/28/2019

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.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Keith
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7.77
939 votes

#3 - Keith

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/22/2017

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

Directors: Daniel Grou
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
John & Lise
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7.77
334 votes

#4 - John & Lise

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/11/2020

Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme make an unexpected arrest, and follow a hunch to their killer's location, but he's one step ahead, and stopping him will be incredibly risky.

Watch Now:iTunes
Woody
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7.74
888 votes

#5 - Woody

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/15/2017

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.

Directors: Daniel Grou
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Red
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7.69
708 votes

#6 - Red

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/4/2018

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

Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writer: Sarah Dodd
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
El Brujo
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7.67
596 votes

#7 - El Brujo

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/8/2018

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.

Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writer: Sarah Dodd
Watch Now:iTunes
Scott
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7.67
329 votes

#8 - Scott

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/4/2020

Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme close in on a secret from the past as they close in on the killer’s motives and his identity.

Watch Now:Amazon
Barry
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7.60
339 votes

#9 - Barry

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/20/2020

As Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme work to find a connection between the victims, they realize that not everyone’s telling the truth about the past or the killer’s possible motivation.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Sam
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7.59
456 votes

#10 - Sam

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/24/2019

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.

Directors: Daniel Grou
Writer: Patrick Tarr
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Terri
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7.59
636 votes

#11 - Terri

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/18/2018

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

Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Northwind
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7.58
599 votes

#12 - Northwind

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/1/2018

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.

Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Watch Now:iTunes
Neil
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7.57
336 votes

#13 - Neil

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/27/2020

Another abduction hits close to home as Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme are caught in a race against time to save the next victim before it’s too late.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Delorme
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7.57
960 votes

#14 - Delorme

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

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?

Directors: Daniel Grou
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Wombat
star
7.57
629 votes

#15 - Wombat

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/11/2018

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

Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Watch Now:iTunes
Adele
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7.55
347 votes

#16 - Adele

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/13/2020

A shocking death and second abduction cause Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme to believe their suspect is a professional killer for hire.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Robert
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7.52
369 votes

#17 - Robert

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/6/2020

After a prominent Algonquin Bay politician, Sheila Gagne, reports her prosecutor husband missing, Cardinal and Delorme quickly discover that the man has been abducted. A botched extortion attempt results in the death of their only suspect in the case, but they can’t find a connection between the victims. Whoever has taken Sheila’s husband sends her a video of him begging for his life but doesn’t ask for ransom. Delorme tells Cardinal that she’s taking a job in Toronto, and they both struggle with the idea of parting ways. The prosecutor is found dead, tethered out in a remote clear-cut and left to freeze to death.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Toof
star
7.48
601 votes

#18 - Toof

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/25/2018

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

Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Roman & Irena
star
7.47
443 votes

#19 - Roman & Irena

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/31/2019

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Edie and Eric
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7.46
927 votes

#20 - Edie and Eric

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/8/2017

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

Directors: Daniel Grou
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Mama
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7.46
399 votes

#21 - Mama

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/21/2019

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Lemur
star
7.40
386 votes

#22 - Lemur

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/14/2019

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Cardinal
star
7.39
1115 votes

#23 - Cardinal

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/25/2017

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...

Directors: Daniel Grou
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Jack
star
7.36
447 votes

#24 - Jack

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/7/2019

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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