The BEST Episodes of Due South

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 5, 2019

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.

The Gift of the Wheelman

#1 - The Gift of the Wheelman

Season 1 - Episode 10

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 8.55
20 votes
Writers: Paul Haggis
The Ladies' Man

#2 - The Ladies' Man

Season 4 - Episode 3

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 8.33
9 votes
Writers: John Krizanc
Heaven and Earth

#3 - Heaven and Earth

Season 1 - Episode 19

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

star 8.32
101 votes
Writers: Larry Lalonde, Phil Bedard
Burning Down The House

#4 - Burning Down The House

Season 3 - Episode 1

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 8.29
14 votes
Writers: Paul Gross
Seeing Is Believing

#5 - Seeing Is Believing

Season 3 - Episode 5

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 8.25
12 votes
Directors: Steve DiMarco
Writers: Michael Teversham
Call Of The Wild (2)

#6 - Call Of The Wild (2)

Season 4 - Episode 13

Fraser and Kowalski pursue an arms dealer to the Yukon, where they join forces with Buck Frobisher's detachment.

star 8.25
12 votes
Directors: Steve DiMarco
Writers: Paul Gross, R.B. Carney
North

#7 - North

Season 2 - Episode 1

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 8.17
47 votes
Victoria's Secret (2)

#8 - Victoria's Secret (2)

Season 1 - Episode 21

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 8.14
70 votes
Directors: Paul Haggis
Writers: David Shore, Paul Haggis
Mojo Rising

#9 - Mojo Rising

Season 4 - Episode 4

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

star 8.11
9 votes
Directors: Bruce Pitman
Writers: Frank Siracusa
Easy Money

#10 - Easy Money

Season 4 - Episode 2

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 8.08
13 votes
Writers: David Shore
Good For The Soul

#11 - Good For The Soul

Season 4 - Episode 8

Ray arrests a mob boss for minor assault, and Fraser is determined to make it stick.

star 8.07
14 votes
Writers: Peter Mohan
You Must Remember This

#12 - You Must Remember This

Season 1 - Episode 11

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

star 8.07
106 votes
Writers: Peter Lefcourt
They Eat Horses, Don't They?

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

Season 1 - Episode 4

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 8.04
57 votes
Directors: Timothy Bond
Writers: Stephen Neigher
The Wild Bunch

#14 - The Wild Bunch

Season 1 - Episode 15

Diefenbaker, straying from the apartment, is impounded.

star 8.03
75 votes
Writers: Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
Letting Go

#15 - Letting Go

Season 1 - Episode 22

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
97 votes
Writers: Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
Hunting Season

#16 - Hunting Season

Season 4 - Episode 11

A female Mountie who comes to Chicago after two murder suspects has a strange attraction for Fraser.

star 8.00
11 votes
Writers: John Krizanc
The Deal

#17 - The Deal

Season 1 - Episode 17

Fraser and Ray help a shoemaker terrorized by a mobster.

star 7.99
73 votes
Directors: George Mendeluk
Writers: Peter Lefcourt
An Invitation to Romance

#18 - An Invitation to Romance

Season 1 - Episode 18

Fraser lands in hot water with a suspicious fiance.

star 7.95
44 votes
Writers: Deborah Rennard, Paul Haggis
I Coulda Been A Defendant

#19 - I Coulda Been A Defendant

Season 3 - Episode 3

Fraser and Kowalski try to reward a reluctant hero but blow his protected-witness cover.

star 7.92
13 votes
Directors: Jimmy Kaufman
Writers: Jeff F. King
An Eye for an Eye

#20 - An Eye for an Eye

Season 1 - Episode 13

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

star 7.91
45 votes
Directors: Steve DiMarco
Writers: Carla Kettner, Jeff F. King, Kathy Slevin
Perfect Strangers

#21 - Perfect Strangers

Season 3 - Episode 10

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

star 7.91
11 votes
Writers: David Cole
Witness

#22 - Witness

Season 2 - Episode 3

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

star 7.86
130 votes
A Hawk and a Handsaw

#23 - A Hawk and a Handsaw

Season 1 - Episode 12

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

star 7.85
111 votes
Writers: David Shore, Paul Haggis
Dead Men Don't Throw Rice

#24 - Dead Men Don't Throw Rice

Season 4 - Episode 5

A murder-for-hire business has a unique body disposal system...funeral caskets.

star 7.82
11 votes
Writers: David Cole
Dead Guy Running

#25 - Dead Guy Running

Season 3 - Episode 11

Ray finds a corpse hidden in the interrogation room wall.

star 7.75
12 votes