The Best Episodes of Flashpoint

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

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 8.95
111 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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Keep the Peace (1)

#2 - Keep the Peace (1)

Season 5 - Episode 12

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 8.72
110 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
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Blue on Blue

#3 - Blue on Blue

Season 4 - Episode 15

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
89 votes
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Jumping at Shadows

#4 - Jumping at Shadows

Season 3 - Episode 6

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 8.51
90 votes
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One Wrong Move

#5 - One Wrong Move

Season 2 - Episode 14

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 8.50
72 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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Fit for Duty

#6 - Fit for Duty

Season 5 - Episode 11

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

star 8.41
98 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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Broken Peace

#7 - Broken Peace

Season 5 - Episode 1

Team One tears through the city in pursuit of James Mitchell, an armed and volatile man hunting for his ex-wife Michelle. James’s frantic daughter May fills the team in on the history of violence and abuse that she and her mother have escaped. As the team corners James on a hotel rooftop, a shocking turn forces Ed into taking a tragic shot he wasn’t prepared for.

star 8.39
118 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
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Acceptable Risk

#8 - Acceptable Risk

Season 3 - Episode 7

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 8.37
84 votes
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A Call To Arms

#9 - A Call To Arms

Season 4 - Episode 13

Team One investigates a violent kidnapping in Chinatown where a store owner and his daughter have disappeared. They discover that a ruthless street gang is behind the crime and, in the process, uncover a tragic family secret.

star 8.29
82 votes
Directors: Érik Canuel
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The Better Man

#10 - The Better Man

Season 4 - Episode 5

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 8.29
96 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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Priority of Life

#11 - Priority of Life

Season 4 - Episode 17

Dr. Toth confronts Parker with devastating news; Team One responds to a break-in at a bio-lab across town.

star 8.28
86 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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A New Life

#12 - A New Life

Season 4 - Episode 12

Ed walks his friend Donna Sabine down the aisle. It should be the happiest day of her life, but the peaceful wedding is shattered by gunfire. Then Donna and Ed make a shocking discovery.

star 8.27
85 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
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Attention Shoppers

#13 - Attention Shoppers

Season 1 - Episode 6

When a group of girls torment a troubled teen at the mall, the teenage rivalry turns deadly. The SRU is forced to put a lock down in place to control the situation.

star 8.26
114 votes
Directors: Holly Dale
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Eyes In

#14 - Eyes In

Season 5 - Episode 4

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 8.25
98 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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Between Heartbeats

#15 - Between Heartbeats

Season 2 - Episode 4

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 8.22
99 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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Forget Oblivion

#16 - Forget Oblivion

Season 5 - Episode 7

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 8.22
86 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
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Wild Card

#17 - Wild Card

Season 4 - Episode 11

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 8.22
73 votes
Directors: Brett Sullivan
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Day Game

#18 - Day Game

Season 4 - Episode 14

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
85 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
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Thicker Than Blood

#19 - Thicker Than Blood

Season 3 - Episode 9

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 8.18
89 votes
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Grounded

#20 - Grounded

Season 4 - Episode 8

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 8.18
93 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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Never Kissed a Girl

#21 - Never Kissed a Girl

Season 1 - Episode 8

When a young man holds a courtroom hostage in an attempt to clear his name for a crime he didn't commit, an SRU team member is in the wrong place at the wrong time and must find a way to safely defuse a critical situation.

star 8.16
120 votes
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Slow Burn

#22 - Slow Burn

Season 4 - Episode 18

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 8.14
91 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
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Shockwave

#23 - Shockwave

Season 4 - Episode 7

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 8.12
91 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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Lawmen

#24 - Lawmen

Season 5 - Episode 9

Parker’s son and Ed’s son join Team One in a “ride along” on a routine call. But when a shootout at a drug den reveals a conspiracy among local cops to clean up the neighborhood their own way, the two boys are exposed to the brutal realities of their father’s jobs.

star 8.11
94 votes
Directors: David Frazee
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No Kind of Life

#25 - No Kind of Life

Season 5 - Episode 2

The Team is called to an office building where Dr. Jason Alston has been taken at gunpoint. As the team clears the building, the gunman gets the drop on Sam, forcing him and Jason into a van and revealing a critically injured child. Sam helps Jason stabilize the child’s condition, and discovers a history between Jason and the gunman – just as armed men close in, gunning for Brendan and trapping Sam and Jason in the crossfire.

star 8.10
101 votes
Directors: Kelly Makin
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