The Best Episodes of Due South

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.

Victoria's Secret (2)

#1 - 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 8.91
11 votes
Directors: Paul Haggis
Juliet is Bleeding

#2 - Juliet is Bleeding

Season 2 - Episode 7

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 8.64
14 votes

#3 - Vault

Season 2 - Episode 2

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 8.49
16 votes

#4 - Mask

Season 2 - Episode 6

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

star 8.45
13 votes
You Must Remember This

#5 - 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 8.44
18 votes

#6 - 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 8.38
13 votes
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Heaven and Earth

#7 - Heaven and Earth

Season 1 - Episode 19

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

star 8.33
15 votes

#8 - Witness

Season 2 - Episode 3

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

star 8.31
17 votes
Diefenbaker's Day Off

#9 - Diefenbaker's Day Off

Season 1 - Episode 2

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 8.30
31 votes
Directors: Joe Scanlon
The Duel

#10 - The Duel

Season 2 - Episode 16

A paroled killer leaves clues about his next victims for Ray.

star 8.29
7 votes
Directors: Gil Shilton
Victoria's Secret (1)

#11 - Victoria's Secret (1)

Season 1 - Episode 20

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 8.23
13 votes
Directors: Paul Haggis
All the Queen's Horses

#12 - All the Queen's Horses

Season 2 - Episode 14

Terrorists take a train carrying a group of singing mounties.

star 8.22
9 votes
Chicago Holiday (2)

#13 - Chicago Holiday (2)

Season 1 - Episode 8

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 8.20
20 votes
Letting Go

#14 - 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 8.20
10 votes
The Wild Bunch

#15 - The Wild Bunch

Season 1 - Episode 15

Diefenbaker, straying from the apartment, is impounded.

star 8.19
16 votes
Chicago Holiday (1)

#16 - Chicago Holiday (1)

Season 1 - Episode 7

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 8.16
19 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Lynch
A Cop, a Mountie and a Baby

#17 - A Cop, a Mountie and a Baby

Season 1 - Episode 9

The guys think a baby found in Ray's car was destined for black-market adoption.

star 8.16
19 votes
Directors: Steve DiMarco
A Hawk and a Handsaw

#18 - A Hawk and a Handsaw

Season 1 - Episode 12

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

star 8.10
22 votes
Pizzas and Promises

#19 - Pizzas and Promises

Season 1 - Episode 5

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 8.04
24 votes
Some Like It Red

#20 - Some Like It Red

Season 2 - Episode 12

Fraser goes undercover as a woman at a girls' school after Ray's ex-girlfriend comes to him for help. Ray, meanwhile, worries that he turned his ex into a nun.

star 8.00
7 votes
The Deal

#21 - The Deal

Season 1 - Episode 17

Fraser and Ray help a shoemaker terrorized by a mobster.

star 8.00
15 votes

#22 - Chinatown

Season 1 - Episode 6

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 8.00
21 votes
The Man Who Knew Too Little

#23 - The Man Who Knew Too Little

Season 1 - Episode 14

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

star 8.00
14 votes
Free Willie

#24 - Free Willie

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 7.96
48 votes
The Promise

#25 - The Promise

Season 2 - Episode 5

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 7.93
16 votes