The BEST Episodes of Due South

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2021

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.

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The Gift of the Wheelman

#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.

star 8.48
25 votes
Writers: Paul Haggis
Call Of The Wild (2)

#2 - 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.

star 8.44
16 votes
Directors: Steve DiMarco
Writers: Paul Gross, R.B. Carney
Heaven and Earth

#3 - 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 8.28
105 votes
Writers: Larry Lalonde, Phil Bedard

#4 - 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 8.18
51 votes
Victoria's Secret (2)

#5 - 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 8.15
73 votes
Directors: Paul Haggis
Writers: David Shore, Paul Haggis
You Must Remember This

#6 - 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 8.06
109 votes
Writers: Peter Lefcourt
The Wild Bunch

#7 - The Wild Bunch

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 16, 1995

Diefenbaker, straying from the apartment, is impounded.

star 8.06
80 votes
Writers: Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
They Eat Horses, Don't They?

#8 - 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 8.05
64 votes
Directors: Timothy Bond
Writers: Stephen Neigher
Letting Go

#9 - 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 8.01
100 votes
Writers: Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
Seeing Is Believing

#10 - 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.

star 8.00
16 votes
Directors: Steve DiMarco
Writers: Michael Teversham
The Ladies' Man

#11 - 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.

star 8.00
12 votes
Writers: John Krizanc
Burning Down The House

#12 - 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

star 7.94
18 votes
Writers: Paul Gross
An Eye for an Eye

#13 - 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 7.94
49 votes
Directors: Steve DiMarco
Writers: Carla Kettner, Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
The Deal

#14 - The Deal

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 30, 1995

Fraser and Ray help a shoemaker terrorized by a mobster.

star 7.94
79 votes
Directors: George Mendeluk
Writers: Peter Lefcourt
An Invitation to Romance

#15 - An Invitation to Romance

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 6, 1995

Fraser lands in hot water with a suspicious fiance.

star 7.92
49 votes
Writers: Deborah Rennard, Paul Haggis
Good For The Soul

#16 - 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.

star 7.88
17 votes
Writers: Peter Mohan
Easy Money

#17 - 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.

star 7.87
15 votes
Writers: David Shore

#18 - Witness

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 14, 1995

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

star 7.86
135 votes
A Hawk and a Handsaw

#19 - 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 7.85
114 votes
Writers: David Shore, Paul Haggis
Perfect Strangers

#20 - Perfect Strangers

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 30, 1997

Fraser must find a flight attendant's killer before her father does.

star 7.85
13 votes
Writers: David Cole
Hunting Season

#21 - 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.

star 7.85
13 votes
Writers: John Krizanc
Mojo Rising

#22 - Mojo Rising

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 28, 1998

After a voodoo priest dies in a cell, his body disappears from the morgue.

star 7.83
12 votes
Directors: Bruce Pitman
Writers: Frank Siracusa
I Coulda Been A Defendant

#23 - 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.

star 7.81
16 votes
Directors: Jimmy Kaufman
Writers: Jeff F. King
Chicago Holiday (2)

#24 - 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 7.72
81 votes
Directors: Lyndon Chubbuck
Writers: Jeff F. King, Paul Haggis
Pizzas and Promises

#25 - 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 7.71
92 votes
Writers: David Shore