The BEST Episodes of Flashpoint

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 10, 2020

Network: CTV

Flashpoint is an emotional journey following the lives of members of the Strategic Response Unit as they solve hostage situations, bust gangs, and defuse bombs. They work by utilizing their training to get inside the heads of these people in order to make them reach their breaking point (aka their flashpoint).

Keep the Peace (2)

#1 - Keep the Peace (2)

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 13, 2012

The second of the two-part series finale, and Team One faces a serial bomber who takes an entire city hostage. They are put to the ultimate test in this shocking conclusion, changing Team One forever.

star 8.78
513 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern
One Wrong Move

#2 - One Wrong Move

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 25, 2009

A wave of terrorist bombs shuts down the city, pushing Team One to the limit and putting one of their own on the line.

star 8.65
363 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: James Hurst, Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern
Blue on Blue

#3 - Blue on Blue

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 22, 2011

Spike responds to a distress call from Sam's sister and finds himself in a hostile situation. The rest of Team One races to a call at the ultra-secure Metro Evidence Depot and finds a deadly connection between the two cases - one that puts Spike's life on the line.

star 8.51
627 votes
Writers: Adam Barken
Keep the Peace (1)

#4 - Keep the Peace (1)

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 6, 2012

In part one of the series finale, Team One faces it’s most chilling adversary yet: a brilliant serial bomber who takes an entire city hostage. They are put to the ultimate test in this shocking conclusion, changing Team One forever.

star 8.50
514 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
Writers: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern
The Better Man

#5 - The Better Man

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 5, 2011

As a city-wide drug bust takes place, Team One struggles with a team member’s secret that could compromise their assignment and end Wordy’s career, on FLASHPOINT.

star 8.46
713 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Michael MacLennan
The Farm

#6 - The Farm

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 30, 2009

The SRU are called in to resolve a gas station robbery but discover it’s connected to a deadly crisis on a cult compound.

star 8.42
371 votes
Directors: Erik Canuel
Writers: Melissa R. Byer, Treena Hancock
Jumping at Shadows

#7 - Jumping at Shadows

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 10, 2010

A girl calls a 911 dispatcher to say an intruder in trying to break in, the dispatcher doesn't believe that an actual intruder is breaking into the house until gunshots are heard. When SRU arrives on scene there is no sign of the girl. Greg's son comes for a visit.

star 8.41
623 votes
Last Dance

#8 - Last Dance

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired May 8, 2009

The team must track down a young woman dying of a brain disease when she and her finacé go on a crime spree.

star 8.40
569 votes
Directors: Charles Binamé
Writers: Mark Ellis
You Think You Know Someone

#9 - You Think You Know Someone

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Nov 6, 2009

Parker is lured into a trap and confronted with a deadly choice: reveal a dark secret from his past or lose his life.

star 8.39
347 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Adam Barken
Shockwave

#10 - Shockwave

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 19, 2011

Torn from his dying father’s bedside, Spike joins Team One to face their largest bomb threat yet, but realizes the only way to diffuse the bomb is to get inside the dangerous mind of its creator.

star 8.37
764 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Larry Bambrick
Fit for Duty

#11 - Fit for Duty

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 29, 2012

A tragic shooting on a city ferry forces Ed to confront his deepest fears – and threatens to tear Team One apart.

star 8.34
525 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Adam Barken
Slow Burn

#12 - Slow Burn

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Dec 13, 2011

During the season four finale, Team One races to a hospital when Fire Captain Simon Griggs interrupts the attempted murder of a badly burned firefighter. When they corner the suspect, the team learns he’s behind a series of deadly fires in the neighbourhood. Meanwhile Fire Captain Simon Griggs is forced to make a horrific choice – one that pushes him to the edge of revenge and suicide. Parker, wrestling with his own decision about his future on Team One, must convince this broken man to live.

star 8.29
682 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
Writers: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern
Haunting The Barn

#13 - Haunting The Barn

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 23, 2009

A former SRU veteran turns up at headquarters and holes himself up in a safe room where he intends to commit suicide. He diverts the team with a false bomb threat and gets them to abandon the station. Ed gets wind of the suicide attempt and having trained under this veteran for many years, he is able to talk him down and out of the room.

star 8.21
526 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern
Grounded

#14 - Grounded

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 19, 2011

Hijackers commandeer a passenger jet to bargain for a prisoner release. The lives of forty passengers and crew hang in the balance of negotiations over the prisoner, a relative of the terrorists. An ambitious passenger irks the hijackers, when she starts to text the police. Team One eventually storms the jet at the city airport. Stressed, Parker agonizes over shooting the hijackers.

star 8.21
737 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Karen Walton
Day Game

#15 - Day Game

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 15, 2011

Team One races to Fletcher Stadium, where a knife-wielding robber has taken a hostage. When a security guard tries to be a hero, the situation turns bloody.

star 8.21
674 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
Writers: Aubrey Nealon
Thicker Than Blood

#16 - Thicker Than Blood

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 11, 2011

Team One arrives on the scene of a bank robbery where a man claiming to be Roger Finch has turned to desperate measures after trying to withdraw $40,000 from his account. But the case is not so simple: the Team discovers the bank robber is actually Garth Scarrow (J.D. Nicholsen), and the real Roger Finch (Hamish McEwan) has gone missing. Finch has been kidnapped by the bank robber’s daughter, Ava (Erin Karpluk) and her husband Mark (Warren Christie). But it's not his money they're after. As Finch's secret past comes to light, the couple leads the Team to a hospital showdown. Roger Finch holds the key to a child's life... and Ava and Mark will stop at nothing to save their son.

star 8.20
669 votes
Team Player

#17 - Team Player

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 28, 2011

Team One is called to a high-security psychiatric hospital where a violent patient has taken a guard hostage and injured a fellow patient.

star 8.20
676 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
Writers: Michael MacLennan
Remote Control

#18 - Remote Control

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 24, 2009

The SRU is called in when a bank employee whose wife is being held captive hacks into the computer system to steal money to pay off her captors.

star 8.18
674 votes
Directors: Charles Biname
Writers: Russ Cochrane
Between Heartbeats

#19 - Between Heartbeats

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 13, 2009

SRU has to deal with a sniper that has taken over City Hall, who just happens to be the son of a man Ed killed during a mission. Meanwhile, a team member's health is in question after being caught in the line of fire.

star 8.17
615 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern, Tassie Cameron
A World of Their Own

#20 - A World of Their Own

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 20, 2012

Team One confronts a man desperate to keep the promise he made to his deaf nephew... by protecting the only place the boy has ever felt safe.

star 8.15
544 votes
Writers: Alex Levine
Behind The Blue Line

#21 - Behind The Blue Line

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Nov 20, 2009

The team tries to capture a gunman who's shooting inside a historic arena. The investigation causes Sam to question his place on the team.

star 8.15
429 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern
Acceptable Risk

#22 - Acceptable Risk

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 17, 2010

In the wake of a museum gala shooting spree, the SRU's actions and judgments are called into question; however, the investigator seems to be focusing on Sgt. Parker in particular.

star 8.15
666 votes
Eyes In

#23 - Eyes In

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 11, 2012

Team One is stunned when someone hacks into their ultra-secure computer system -- to show the team the video of a crime in progress. The team speeds after the thieves, who've stolen an eighteen-wheeler full of volatile chemicals. Ed is forced to take a risky sniper shot as Spike tracks down the hacker who set Team One on the case. Untangling the hacker’s motives, Spike finds a young man who's put his life at risk to rescue the girl he loves.

star 8.14
558 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Aubrey Nealon
Forget Oblivion

#24 - Forget Oblivion

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 1, 2012

A young man with a brilliant memory is abducted and forced to remember the specifications for a new "smart gun" in a high tech research facility.

star 8.13
544 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
Writers: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern
Wild Card

#25 - Wild Card

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 11, 2011

An armed robbery exposes a mother’s double life, while Ed gambles with his own safety and a promise he made to his family.

star 8.13
557 votes
Directors: Brett Sullivan
Writers: Karen Walton