Cuffs

The BEST episodes of Cuffs

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

Set in Brighton, the show aims to explore the rollercoaster of being a police officer in the UK by examining the relationships between the officers and detectives and the impact that this job has on their personal lives.

Last Updated: 10/21/2022Network:BBC One
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Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight
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7.66
50 votes

#1 - Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/16/2015

An ex-squaddie suffering from PTSD loses his grip on reality and endangers the team. As Jake realises he can't trust his lawyer boyfriend, Robert is forced to confront the consequences of his marital betrayal.

Directors: Bill Eagles
Writer: Julie Gearey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Shakedowns and Stakeouts
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7.57
86 votes

#2 - Shakedowns and Stakeouts

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/18/2015

An adrenaline-fuelled Saturday night in Brighton sees the team deal with a drugs death, a stakeout and a dog on cocaine. But it's a nightclub brawl that causes a personal crisis for Carl.

Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writer: Joey Barton
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Cupid's Arrow
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7.54
52 votes

#3 - Cupid's Arrow

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/2/2015

Following revelations about his son, Ryan loses his temper, and Jake witnesses a darker side of his mentor. Carl's chaotic personal life threatens a high-stakes case, and a runaway iguana plays cupid for Lino.

Directors: Nick Rowland
Writer: Nancy Harris
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Drastic Action
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7.47
47 votes

#4 - Drastic Action

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/9/2015

When she's held at gunpoint, Donna's quick thinking saves the day but has personal ramifications. And as Felix and Carl investigate the disappearance of a teenager, Carl gets a disturbing insight into his boss' life.

Directors: Bill Eagles
Writer: Julie Gearey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Another Dysfunctional Family
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7.35
52 votes

#5 - Another Dysfunctional Family

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/25/2015

Felix investigates a kidnap case with more to it than meets the eye. Jo struggles with Robert's rejection and Carl is left to pick up the pieces.

Directors: Nick Rowland
Writer: Julie Gearey
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Luck of the Draw
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7.22
104 votes

#6 - Luck of the Draw

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/28/2015

On his first day working with Ryan, rookie cop Jake faces a challenging shift on Brighton's streets, but as the boss's son, his biggest task is earning the respect of his colleagues.

Writer: Julie Gearey
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Boys Will Be Boys
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7.20
92 votes

#7 - Boys Will Be Boys

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/11/2015

With an escaped prisoner on the loose, Carl and Felix investigate a spate of muggings on public school boys. Meanwhile, Jo investigates a distressing case that brings Jake and Ryan to blows.

Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writer: Julie Gearey
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A Shock to the System
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7.11
101 votes

#8 - A Shock to the System

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/4/2015

Jake is humiliated when he makes a spectacular rookie error on Brighton Pier. Meanwhile, an eccentric drug dealer is finally in Jo's sights, but his esoteric musings prompt her to consider her life choices.

Writer: Julie Gearey
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