The BEST episodes of City Homicide

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

No greater honour will ever be bestowed upon an officer, than when they are entrusted with an investigation into the death of a human being. Seven's new series follows young Homicide Detectives Simon (Daniel MacPherson, Neighbours, Tripping Over), Duncan (Aaron Pedersen, Water Rats), Jennifer (Nadine Garner, Water Rats, Stingers) and Matt (Damien Richardson) as they try to deal with the reality of their jobs in their personal and professional lives. With the help of their Superintendent (Noni Hazlehurst, Better Homes and Gardens) and Senior Sergeant (Shane Bourne, Thank God You're Here, MDA) they go about trying to solve some of Melbourne's most brutal homicides. City Homicide: Their day begins when your day ends. This is City Homicide.

Last Updated: 11/11/2022Network:Seven Network
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No Smoke
star
8.87
63 votes

#1 - No Smoke

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/18/2010

When a suspected arsonist of an apartment block is brutally hanged, it seems an obvious act of retribution, an old-fashioned lynching. All the survivors wanted him dead. But which one did it? Or did they act in concert? And what if he wasn't the firebug? Did a furious lynch mob kill the wrong man?

Directors: Pino Amenta
Writer: Jeff Truman
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Killer Moves
star
8.73
33 votes

#2 - Killer Moves

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/3/2010

When a young woman is fatally mowed down by an out-of-control car, it's thought to be a tragic accident — the driver having apparently died behind the wheel. But as evidence suggest the driver was dead hours before the accident, Allie and Duncan find themselves investigating a mysterious double homicide. As the mystery deepens tensions rise between our own detectives. Even Duncan is starting to question Matt's leadership style. Rhys questions Allie's intense and almost punishing martial arts obsession and uncovers a secret from her past.

Directors: Roger Hodgman
Writer: John Banas
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The Price of Love
star
8.68
34 votes

#3 - The Price of Love

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 11/24/2010

Jennifer makes a decision between a potential life with Nick and her career as the team investigates the savage murder of a beautiful young woman who can only be identified by the evidence lodged down her throat. They soon locate a Sugar Daddy who may have wanted too much in return for his generosity. Did greed end this woman’s life?

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Last Man Standing
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8.48
60 votes

#4 - Last Man Standing

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/23/2011

Dane Majors' lawyer. The judge who presided over his trial. Both murdered. Were they killed for their part in Dane Majors' conviction? And could Nick Buchanan be the next target? When Nick fails to return to work, Jennifer takes her concerns to Stanley. A search of Nick's home reveals he may have met with foul play and as the body count grows, so do Jennifer's fears. The squad has been warned to leave Dane Majors alone — no matter what. But Jarvis uses every trick he knows to keep the pressure on Majors — with devastating consequences. Jennifer is determined to find Nick and pursues the killer to the horrifying end. Meanwhile, Waverley reaches out a helping hand to Rhys — but the opportunity of his career comes at a hefty price.

Directors: Paul Moloney
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The Return
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8.46
39 votes

#5 - The Return

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/10/2007

A mystery letter to a murderer's mother. A confession, or something else? Matt's crusade on behalf of a captured fugitive causes tension amongst the team.

Directors: Pino Amenta
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Ghosts
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8.43
63 votes

#6 - Ghosts

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/30/2011

Homicide is called out to a hospice where a dying man wants to confess to murder. But by the time our cops arrive he's already dead. So was he telling the truth? Who are the victims of this long buried crime? The path of discovery gets muddy when it's revealed that the killer didn't die of natural causes. Someone didn't want these murders to surface. Waverley and Jarvis announce that the Attorney General Michael Lombardi is about to disband Homicide. In the emotional fallout, Rhys makes a sacrifice but is it too little, too late? Then, the investigation turns up an unlikely connection; Deep Throat is finally unmasked... but is it enough to save Homicide?

Directors: Paul Moloney
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Victims Of Crime
star
8.33
67 votes

#7 - Victims Of Crime

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/8/2007

The Homicide squad are called in following a man killed by electric kamikaze. The case then takes an even more bizarre turn after the discovery of six urns, all filled with human ashes. Who was the deceased? A victim? Or a killer?

Directors: Daina Reid
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Rostered Day Off
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8.33
64 votes

#8 - Rostered Day Off

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/12/2007

A race against time is ignited when one of Homicide's own takes a hit on a routine call. Meanwhile, Waverley places Jennifer in a sticky ethical dilemma that could make or break her career.

Directors: Pino Amenta
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Raising The Dead
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8.32
68 votes

#9 - Raising The Dead

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 11/19/2007

For Homicide it's the beginning of their toughest investigation yet when tonight’s murder mystery sparks an emotionally charged investigation when a dogfight between neighbours leads to the discovery of a buried secret.

Directors: Pino Amenta
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Cut And Dried
star
8.31
68 votes

#10 - Cut And Dried

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/5/2007

How do you catch a killer if he is already in prison? And how hard should you try to find him when the victim appears just as evil? Homicide takes a personal toll on one of the squad. Meanwhile, Jennifer is cornered by a past acquaintance who threatens her reputation.

Directors: Jeffrey Walker
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The Promised Land
star
8.29
65 votes

#11 - The Promised Land

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/22/2007

When an Iraqi boy is killed during a police pursuit, Stanley and Jennifer clash with their Federal counterparts to solve the case. Meanwhile, Duncan's future in the force is in doubt, with Jarvis determined to see him kicked out.

Directors: Paul Moloney
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Baby Love
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8.29
66 votes

#12 - Baby Love

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/1/2007

Everyone becomes a suspect when a baby dies at his first birthday party. Meanwhile, Claire comes back with a problem and only Duncan can help her. But will he risk his career to do it?

Directors: Daina Reid
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Rage
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8.26
92 votes

#13 - Rage

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/22/2009

Homicide is called in to investigate two murders where motive, witnesses and straight answers are proving hard to find. The only way to open these cases up is to hit the streets — they just have to knock on the right door.

Directors: Pino Amenta
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Tangled Web
star
8.23
91 votes

#14 - Tangled Web

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/16/2011

The case that made Nick Buchanan's career has fallen apart. Dane Majors is now a free man and a murder that was laid to rest ten years ago has been re-opened. Who really did kill Tahnee Majors? The case that ruined Dane Majors' life will now see him walk out of prison. The revelation of planted evidence has re-opened a murder that was laid to rest ten years ago. Nick Buchanan sits on the sidelines while his comrades get cracking on this cold case. But Homicide isn't holding all the cards. Deep Throat is still leaking information to the Tribune newspaper, information that is about to blow this case wide open. Literally! The team are looking out for Nick by doing what they do best — working the case. But they're coming up against a hostile public, ruthless press, and the long-suffering loved ones of a murder victim. Will solving this case help Nick get back on the job, or drive him out of Homicide for good?

Directors: Jet Wilkinson
Life and Death
star
8.01
91 votes

#15 - Life and Death

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/29/2009

Josh Waverley is missing. Never made it to soccer. Is he just off with mates, or is an unknown player making their final move? Bernice Waverley is about to be held accountable for her past. It will change her forever. A psychiatrist is stabbed to death at his practice. Who did it? A colleague, a patient, or was it a random act? Getting hard evidence against a likely suspect is proving tough for Simon and Matt. But their case will take a backseat as Stanley and Jarvis rally everyone to help with the hunt for Josh. Today the final pieces of a well thought out plan fall into place. Bernice Waverley will be held accountable for her past actions, and it will change her forever.

Directors: Pino Amenta
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Go Down Swinging
star
8.00
62 votes

#16 - Go Down Swinging

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/2/2011

Homicide is drawn into the swingers scene when an unidentified woman is strangled and dumped. Elsewhere, Rhys and Allie go undercover at a seedy sex party, while Nick's romantic fling takes a dark turn.

Directors: Marcus Cole
House of Horrors
star
7.99
95 votes

#17 - House of Horrors

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/8/2009

A university lecturer and his student lover skip town to start a new life. No one hears from them again, until the lecturer's body is found in a suburban cellar.

Directors: Kevin Carlin
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Mission Statement
star
7.99
92 votes

#18 - Mission Statement

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/28/2009

A deadly hit-and-run is initially dismissed as an accident. When a witness belatedly comes forward with new evidence, Homicide re-opens the case — and a can of worms — when it turns out the victim's employer is none other than the Police Union. But this won't be the only unexpected turn in this case. It's the revelation that the Union is being investigated by the Office of Professional Standards that really surprises our team, especially Bernice Waverley. To catch a killer, Waverley will have to face the man who led the charge in taking her down — Michael Mellor. But what is he hiding? Will Waverley be able to work alongside him — and in doing so, uncover the truth he's desperate to conceal?

Directors: Richard Jasek
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Life After Death
star
7.97
36 votes

#19 - Life After Death

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/8/2008

The Homicide team are forced to question their beliefs when a psychic accurately foresees, down to the smallest detail, the murder of a young dancer. But was this a mere vision, or was she involved in the capture and murder of the young woman? And events take an unexpected twist as the psychic herself is kidnapped.

Directors: Jeffrey Walker
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Ties That Bind
star
7.97
33 votes

#20 - Ties That Bind

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/10/2010

Three gunshots shatter the austere silence of the Magistrate’s court, killing a union standover man moments before he was to reveal his criminal accomplices. For Duncan, this case causes him to reach further back into his past than he ever dared venture. The victim’s lawyer, Grace Barlow, accuses his former union colleagues, all-too-aware of the fear tactics they’ve used in the past in their pursuit of equality. But when her innocence is challenged by an eye-witness’s accusation, the finger points back to her. Duncan’s blind belief in Grace’s innocence puzzles his colleagues, who assume his support relates to the colour of her skin. But for Duncan, there is a deeper connection that he must unearth.

Directors: Steve Jodrell
Writer: John Banas
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In Harm's Way
star
7.97
64 votes

#21 - In Harm's Way

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/25/2010

A man driven wild by grief has chosen to take matters into his own hands. He will stop at nothing to see that Melbourne's streets are rid of the random violence that caused his son's death. How can our detectives stop a man who has nothing left to lose?

Directors: Pino Amenta
Watch Now:Amazon
Stolen Sweets
star
7.97
93 votes

#22 - Stolen Sweets

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/15/2009

When a young man falls from an apartment balcony, his death leads Homicide to a new age religious Pastor and a prestigious law firm. With people in high places determined to cover up the truth, this case needs delicate handling. And the team's new Superintendent is anything but delicate.

Directors: Pino Amenta
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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie
star
7.97
91 votes

#23 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/14/2010

In a gripping two-hour murder mystery, a routine homicide investigation for the crew turns into a defence of one of their own, when Det. Simon Joyner is put in the frame for murder. A suburban drive-by shooting leads the detectives into the midst of a race war between a collection of rival activist groups. The suspect in an unsolved missing-child case comes to Nick when she finds herself being harrassed by the child's mother.

Directors: Richard Jasek
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Jury Duty
star
7.96
94 votes

#24 - Jury Duty

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/13/2008

Homicide investigates a murder, but when the bludgeoned corpse turns out to be a missing Supreme Court juror from a high-profile case, the case leads them to a victim that is still very much alive.

Directors: Steve Mann
Watch Now:Amazon
In The Hands Of Giants (2)
star
7.96
45 votes

#25 - In The Hands Of Giants (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/27/2007

The team continues work on the case, where they discover a link between the deaths of children from five separate incidents to an arsonist and murderer. (Episodes 1 & 2 were broadcast as a special movie-length pilot).

Directors: Tony Tilse
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