The BEST Episodes of Due South

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 15, 2020

Network: CTV

Benton Fraser comes to Chicago in an attempt to find out who killed his father. After solving the murder, he decides to stick around and work for the local Canadian consulate. He has made friends with a local detective, Ray Vecchio, whose sister, Francesca, has a major crush on him. Although Vecchio is often confused by Benton's strange way of doing things and Benton is often confused by how things are done south of the border, the two get along famously.

Heaven and Earth

#1 - Heaven and Earth

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 24, 1995

Fraser takes an interest in a homeless man who accuses him of kidnapping a young girl.

star 8.30
87 votes
Writers: Larry Lalonde, Phil Bedard
They Eat Horses, Don't They?

#2 - They Eat Horses, Don't They?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 1994

When a little boy gets sick from eating meat purchased from a local grocery, Fraser investigates and learns that it's actually horse meat. He begins making the rounds of the auction houses, and not only does he find out who the culprit is, he also finds romance with an attractive horsewoman.

star 8.00
29 votes
Directors: Timothy Bond
Writers: Stephen Neigher
You Must Remember This

#3 - You Must Remember This

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 5, 1995

Ray finally finds the woman of his dreams only to find out she's an illegal arms dealer.

star 8.00
87 votes
Writers: Peter Lefcourt
An Eye for an Eye

#4 - An Eye for an Eye

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 2, 1995

A mugging victim turns vigilante after Fraser and Ray teach self-defense to senior citizens.

star 8.00
29 votes
Directors: Steve DiMarco
Writers: Carla Kettner, Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
The Wild Bunch

#5 - The Wild Bunch

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 16, 1995

Diefenbaker, straying from the apartment, is impounded.

star 8.00
58 votes
Writers: Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
The Deal

#6 - The Deal

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 30, 1995

Fraser and Ray help a shoemaker terrorized by a mobster.

star 8.00
58 votes
Directors: George Mendeluk
Writers: Peter Lefcourt
An Invitation to Romance

#7 - An Invitation to Romance

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 6, 1995

Fraser lands in hot water with a suspicious fiance.

star 8.00
29 votes
Writers: Deborah Rennard, Paul Haggis
Victoria's Secret (2)

#8 - Victoria's Secret (2)

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 11, 1995

When a woman from Fraser's past shows up in Chicago, he is drawn to her again, but not only is she hiding a secret, she's running from another man.

star 8.00
58 votes
Directors: Paul Haggis
Writers: David Shore, Paul Haggis
North

#9 - North

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 9, 1995

A plane crash blinds Fraser and strands the pair in the wilderness. Fraser and Ray's vacation to Canada to rebuild his father's cabin doesn't go as planned when it turns out the pilot of their airplane is actually an escaped felon. The felon jumps out of the plane, causing it to crash. Fraser is blinded in the crash, and eventually loses the use of his legs. Ray tries to carry Fraser out of the woods, and the two cops still have to catch the felon, while dealing with the ghosts of their two fathers.

star 8.00
29 votes
Letting Go

#10 - Letting Go

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Jun 1, 1995

Hospitalized Fraser takes interest in an apparent crime. In the aftermath of 'Victoria's Secret', Fraser finds himself hospitalized, recovering from Ray's bullet. The two friends try to get past this bump in their friendship. Meanwhile, Fraser and his physical therapist, Jill Kennedy get drawn into a blackmail and murder case, partially witnessed through Fraser's hospital window.

star 8.00
87 votes
Writers: Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
Witness

#11 - Witness

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 14, 1995

Ray is jailed for contempt of court; Fraser gets arrested to protect him.

star 7.80
116 votes
A Hawk and a Handsaw

#12 - A Hawk and a Handsaw

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 19, 1995

Fraser poses as a mental patient to investigate strange occurrences in a mental institution.

star 7.70
87 votes
Writers: David Shore, Paul Haggis
Pizzas and Promises

#13 - Pizzas and Promises

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 20, 1994

When a young pizza boy named Lenny has his car stolen, Fraser and Ray go undercover at a used car lot to prove that there is something fishy going on, which works...until Ray finds himself underwater WITH the fish!

star 7.50
58 votes
Writers: David Shore
Chinatown

#14 - Chinatown

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 27, 1994

Fraser and Ray need to protect David Lee, the son of a local Chinese restauranteur, first from a gang of local extortionists, then from two well-meaning yet over-bearing FBI agents.

star 7.50
58 votes
Directors: Lyndon Chubbuck
Writers: David Cole
Chicago Holiday (2)

#15 - Chicago Holiday (2)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 17, 1994

While trying to protect Christina Nichols from not only the killers after her but also herself, Fraser spends some time in a bondage club, and even gets to have a wild ride down an escalator while he tries to teach Christina the value of growing up.

star 7.50
58 votes
Directors: Lyndon Chubbuck
Writers: Jeff F. King, Paul Haggis
The Man Who Knew Too Little

#16 - The Man Who Knew Too Little

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 9, 1995

Fraser and Ray pick up a lonely guy who poses as a fugitive to get companionship.

star 7.50
58 votes
Writers: Frank Siracusa
The Blue Line

#17 - The Blue Line

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 8, 1995

Fraser's childhood pal, an egotistic hockey player, is bribed to throw a game.

star 7.50
58 votes
Writers: David Shore
Victoria's Secret (1)

#18 - Victoria's Secret (1)

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 11, 1995

When a woman from Fraser's past shows up in Chicago, he is drawn to her again, but not only is she hiding a secret, she's running from another man.

star 7.50
58 votes
Directors: Paul Haggis
Writers: David Shore, Paul Haggis
Juliet is Bleeding

#19 - Juliet is Bleeding

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 1, 1996

Ray is convinced that he's found Guardino's killer in mafia boss Frank Zuko, but is torn when he realises he's the brother of his childhood sweetheart, Irene Zuko.

star 7.50
58 votes
Writers: Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
Free Willie

#20 - Free Willie

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 22, 1994

After a young purse snatcher named Willie sees an armed robbery, Fraser is determined to prove the boy wasn't involved. Ray reluctantly agrees to help Fraser prove the boy's innocence as well as find the true criminals, even though he's risking his own job to do so.

star 7.40
145 votes
Writers: Kathy Slevin, Paul Haggis
Diefenbaker's Day Off

#21 - Diefenbaker's Day Off

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 1994

Lucy Pike asks Fraser to help her father, who seems to be having a lot of accidents lately. Ray and Fraser realise that Charlie injures himself as part of a scam involving personal injury lawsuits. With the help of reporter Mackenzie King, Fraser investigates the world of personal injury lawsuits and boxing, and tries to get a wolf license for Diefenbaker.

star 7.30
116 votes
Directors: Joe Scanlon
Writers: Kathy Slevin
Vault

#22 - Vault

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 7, 1995

During a bank robbery, Fraser and Ray are trapped in a time-locked, water-filled vault. After Ray is declared dead due to a mix-up with the insurance company, Fraser and Ray go to Ray's bank, where the end up in the middle of a robbery, running into someone they've met before...Morgan. Fraser and Ray lock themselves in the vault and Fraser sets off the sprinkler system, hoping to hit the criminals with a tidal wave of water. Meanwhile, Frannie is waiting in Ray's car outside, and enters the building, thereby becoming a hostage.

star 7.30
87 votes
The Promise

#23 - The Promise

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 11, 1996

A teenage thief's life is put in danger when she steal an appointment book which could destroy a powerful senator's career, and Fraser and Ray have to save her.

star 7.30
87 votes
Writers: Michael Teversham
Mask

#24 - Mask

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 19, 1996

When valuable aboriginal masks are stolen from a museum, Fraser and Ray have to find the culprits.

star 7.30
87 votes
Writers: Jeff F. King
Chicago Holiday (1)

#25 - Chicago Holiday (1)

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 10, 1994

Fraser is hired to protect Christina Nichols, the daughter of a visiting Canadian diplomat. Christina is determined to get rid of the latest in a long line of chaperones, but she runs into Janice DeLuca in a bathroom, and ends up with something that Eddie Beets wants desperately...and will kill to get.

star 7.00
87 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Lynch
Writers: Jeff F. King, Paul Haggis