Cracker

The BEST episodes of Cracker

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

Dr. Eddie "Fitz" Fitzgerald (Robbie Coltrane) is an alcoholic, chain-smoking, womanizer who just happens to be an expert psychologist. In spite of marital and family problems, he is often called to assist the police in difficult cases that cannot be easily solved.

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To Be a Somebody (2)
star
9.04
91 votes

#1 - To Be a Somebody (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/17/1994

After the death of his father, an ordinary citizen goes horribly wrong.

Directors: Tim Fywell
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
To Say I Love You (3)
star
9.02
87 votes

#2 - To Say I Love You (3)

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/25/1993

A young boy goes missing and the police suspect murder. Fitz is asked to help investigate.

Directors: Andy Wilson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
To Be a Somebody (3)
star
8.98
89 votes

#3 - To Be a Somebody (3)

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/24/1994

After the death of his father, an ordinary citizen goes horribly wrong.

Directors: Tim Fywell
Watch Now:Amazon
To Be a Somebody (1)
star
8.95
129 votes

#4 - To Be a Somebody (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/10/1994

After the death of his father, an ordinary citizen goes horribly wrong.

Directors: Tim Fywell
Watch Now:Amazon
True Romance (1)
star
8.88
59 votes

#5 - True Romance (1)

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/20/1995

Fitz is the target of a secret admirer who is willing to kill—and keep killing—to get his attention, understanding and love.

Directors: Tim Fywell
Watch Now:Amazon
One Day a Lemming Will Fly (1)
star
8.88
120 votes

#6 - One Day a Lemming Will Fly (1)

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/1/1993

A young boy goes missing and the police suspect murder. Fitz is asked to help investigate.

Watch Now:Amazon
To Say I Love You (2)
star
8.85
119 votes

#7 - To Say I Love You (2)

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/18/1993

While his own marriage is falling apart, Fitz goes up against a young couple who would do anything to stay together.

Directors: Andy Wilson
Watch Now:Amazon
Brotherly Love (3)
star
8.74
53 votes

#8 - Brotherly Love (3)

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/29/1995

The brutal murder and violation of a prostitute quickly leads to an arrest, but while the suspect is in custody, an identical murder happens. At the same time, the death of Fitz's mother reunites him with his brother Danny, and Jimmy Beck, under long time stress from Billborough's death at Albie Kinsella's hands, finally reaches his breaking point, leading to a devastating climax.

Directors: Roy Battersby
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
True Romance (2)
star
8.70
53 votes

#9 - True Romance (2)

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/27/1995

Fitz is the target of a secret admirer who is willing to kill — and keep killing — to get his attention, understanding and love.

Directors: Tim Fywell
Watch Now:Amazon
The Mad Woman in the Attic (2)
star
8.68
144 votes

#10 - The Mad Woman in the Attic (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/4/1993

A young woman is brutally murdered on a train, suspected to be the victim of a serial killer. Dr. Eddie "Fitz" Fitzgerald is brought in to help.

Watch Now:iTunes
Men Should Weep (2)
star
8.65
52 votes

#11 - Men Should Weep (2)

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/28/1994

.The case of a serial rapist who wears a mask, yet tries to develop a relationship with his victims strikes at the heart of Fitz's personal and professional life when Penhaligon is raped and the rapist, apparently acting on Fitz's advice, starts to kill as well. Meanwhile, Penhaligon begins to discover a connection between her rapist and Jimmy Beck.

Directors: Jean Stewart
Best Boys (2)
star
8.64
53 votes

#12 - Best Boys (2)

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/13/1995

An instant attraction between a man and a teenage boy leads to murder.

Watch Now:Amazon
Brotherly Love (2)
star
8.61
56 votes

#13 - Brotherly Love (2)

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/23/1995

The brutal murder and violation of a prostitute quickly leads to an arrest, but while the suspect is in custody, an identical murder happens. At the same time, the death of Fitz's mother reunites him with his brother Danny, and Jimmy Beck, under long time stress from Billborough's death at Albie Kinsella's hands, finally reaches his breaking point, leading to a devastating climax.

Directors: Roy Battersby
Watch Now:Amazon
One Day a Lemming Will Fly (2)
star
8.57
82 votes

#14 - One Day a Lemming Will Fly (2)

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/8/1993

A young boy goes missing and the police suspect murder. Fitz is asked to help investigate.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Men Should Weep (3)
star
8.57
51 votes

#15 - Men Should Weep (3)

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/5/1994

The case of a serial rapist who wears a mask, yet tries to develop a relationship with his victims strikes at the heart of Fitz's personal and professional life when Penhaligon is raped and the rapist, apparently acting on Fitz's advice, starts to kill as well. Meanwhile, Penhaligon begins to discover a connection between her rapist and Jimmy Beck.

Directors: Jean Stewart
Best Boys (1)
star
8.49
61 votes

#16 - Best Boys (1)

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/6/1995

An instant attraction between a man and a teenage boy leads to murder.

Watch Now:Amazon
Brotherly Love (1)
star
8.46
59 votes

#17 - Brotherly Love (1)

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/22/1995

The brutal murder and violation of a prostitute quickly leads to an arrest, but while the suspect is in custody, an identical murder happens. At the same time, the death of Fitz's mother reunites him with his brother Danny, and Jimmy Beck, under long time stress from Billborough's death at Albie Kinsella's hands, finally reaches his breaking point, leading to a devastating climax.

Directors: Roy Battersby
Watch Now:Amazon
Men Should Weep (1)
star
8.40
67 votes

#18 - Men Should Weep (1)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/21/1994

The case of a serial rapist who wears a mask, yet tries to develop a relationship with his victims strikes at the heart of Fitz's personal and professional life when Penhaligon is raped and the rapist, apparently acting on Fitz's advice, starts to kill as well. Meanwhile, Penhaligon begins to discover a connection between her rapist and Jimmy Beck.

Directors: Jean Stewart
The Big Crunch (3)
star
8.21
57 votes

#19 - The Big Crunch (3)

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/14/1994

A young girl missing for several days is discovered naked, covered in strange symbols and quoting the Bible. The trail leads to a fringe Christian sect and its charismatic leader.

Directors: Julian Jarrold
Watch Now:Amazon
The Big Crunch (2)
star
8.14
58 votes

#20 - The Big Crunch (2)

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/7/1994

A young girl missing for several days is discovered naked, covered in strange symbols and quoting the Bible. The trail leads to a fringe Christian sect and its charismatic leader.

Directors: Julian Jarrold
Watch Now:Amazon
The Mad Woman in the Attic (1)
star
8.10
197 votes

#21 - The Mad Woman in the Attic (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/1993

A young woman is brutally murdered on a train, suspected to be the victim of a serial killer. Dr. Eddie "Fitz" Fitzgerald is brought in to help.

Watch Now:iTunes
The Big Crunch (1)
star
8.10
70 votes

#22 - The Big Crunch (1)

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/31/1994

A young girl missing for several days is discovered naked, covered in strange symbols and quoting the Bible. The trail leads to a fringe Christian sect and its charismatic leader.

Directors: Julian Jarrold
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
To Say I Love You (1)
star
8.07
135 votes

#23 - To Say I Love You (1)

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/11/1993

While his own marriage is falling apart, Fitz goes up against a young couple who would do anything to stay together.

Directors: Andy Wilson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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