The BEST Episodes of Due South
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 1, 2020
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.
#1 - The Gift of the Wheelman
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 15, 1994
Fraser and Ray try to help out Del, a witness to a bank robbery, only to learn that he's protecting his father, who they need to convince to show a good front for his impressionable son.
#2 - 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.
#3 - Burning Down The House
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 1997
Fraser returns from vacation to a blazing apartment and a new partner, Stanley Ray Kowalski. After trashing half of Canada in pursuit of a felonious litterer, Fraser is contacted by Ray, who says he can't pick the Mountie up when he arrives back in Chicago. When Fraser gets home, he finds his apartment building gone: all that remains is a pile of blackened rubble, the result of a 'performance arsonist.' Worse yet, when he arrives at the precinct, he finds a stranger masquerading as Ray Vecchio and, curiously, no one seems to realize this except Fraser. Fraser decides to go along with this ruse, all the while utilizing a variety of detection techniques (fingerprints, dental imprints, etc.) as he tries to unravel who the mysterious person is who now answers to the name Ray Vecchio. Along the way, Ray's house is torched (Fraser rescues both Frannie and her perpetually unemployed brother-in-law, Tony, but the goldfish befalls a foul fate when Diefenbaker eats him). Fraser finds more eviden
#4 - Call Of The Wild (2)
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 14, 1999
Fraser and Kowalski pursue an arms dealer to the Yukon, where they join forces with Buck Frobisher's detachment.
#5 - Seeing Is Believing
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 12, 1997
Thatcher, Kowalski, and Welsh all see a murder at a local mall, and the daughter of a wealthy man is implicated in the killing. It takes a lot of fancy footwork on Fraser's part to prove the identity of the real killer.
#6 - The Ladies' Man
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 21, 1998
Ray has misgivings when Beth Botrelle, a woman he arrested years ago for murdering her police officer husband,is scheduled to be executed. Accompanied by Fraser, he tracks down evidence that proves her innocense.
#7 - 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.
#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.
#9 - Easy Money
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 30, 1998
Fraser's childhood mentor(Tom Quinn)arrives in Chicago with the hope of stopping a U.S. company from constructing a hydro dam that will leave his northern village under water.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - The Wild Bunch
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 16, 1995
Diefenbaker, straying from the apartment, is impounded.
#13 - 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.
#14 - Mojo Rising
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 28, 1998
After a voodoo priest dies in a cell, his body disappears from the morgue.
#15 - Good For The Soul
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 16, 1998
Ray arrests a mob boss for minor assault, and Fraser is determined to make it stick.
#16 - Hunting Season
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 11, 1999
A female Mountie who comes to Chicago after two murder suspects has a strange attraction for Fraser.
#17 - The Deal
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 30, 1995
Fraser and Ray help a shoemaker terrorized by a mobster.
#18 - An Invitation to Romance
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 6, 1995
Fraser lands in hot water with a suspicious fiance.
#19 - I Coulda Been A Defendant
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 28, 1997
Fraser and Kowalski try to reward a reluctant hero but blow his protected-witness cover.
#20 - 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.
#21 - Perfect Strangers
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 30, 1997
Fraser must find a flight attendant's killer before her father does.
#22 - Witness
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 14, 1995
Ray is jailed for contempt of court; Fraser gets arrested to protect him.
#23 - 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.
#24 - Dead Men Don't Throw Rice
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 4, 1998
A murder-for-hire business has a unique body disposal system...funeral caskets.
#25 - 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.