The WORST episodes of Flashpoint

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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).

Last Updated: 6/15/2022Network: CTV
Coming to You Live
378 votes

#1 - Coming to You Live

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/23/2009

After hearing on the radio that a talk show host is holding a prominent politician hostage, seeking revenge for a murder he thinks the man committed years ago, the SRU team races to the station to talk the host out of killing him on the air.

Directors: Charles Binamé
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Never Let You Down
411 votes

#2 - Never Let You Down

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/2/2009

The SRU unit must rescue a woman from a delusional man who insists she is his missing daughter.

Directors: Ken Girotti
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1348 votes

#3 - Scorpio

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/11/2008

The team has to deal with a disturbed man who has just murdered his estranged wife and who has now taken a woman hostage outside of an office building. However, the situation only gets worse when his son arrives on the scene.

Directors: David Frazee
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Unconditional Love
675 votes

#4 - Unconditional Love

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/16/2010

Team One must resolve a standoff at a seedy motel with a fugitive who has shot two police officers and taken a teenager, Paul Wilder, hostage. At first, Paul seems like a good kid in a bad situation, but as the team digs deeper it uncovers chilling secrets that reveal Paul is far from innocent. What began as a standoff ends as a desperate chase through the city’s sewer system, and it’s up to Parker to stop Paul from making a mistake that will change him forever. Meanwhile, Ed discovers that his cop brother Roy might have been responsible for one of the officers getting shot … and that his wife is, unexpectedly, expecting.

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Asking For Flowers
803 votes

#5 - Asking For Flowers

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/31/2008

When a cop is being held hostage by an enraged family member, the team have to set aside their own feelings to resolve the situation. However, the tables turn when the hostage may not be who the team thinks.

Directors: Clark Johnson
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Just a Man
490 votes

#6 - Just a Man

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/9/2009

Model prisoner Anton Burrows is up for parole but is denied when the victim’s family, the Amiris, speaks against him. Moments later, a ruthless gang incites a riot at Langstaff Maximum Security and takes the Amiris hostage. The SRU are called in and Ed is surprised to find an old friend acting as riot spokesman. Investigation leads the team to suspect the gang is plotting a break, but they discover the gang’s true agenda is much worse.

Directors: Holly Dale
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Below the Surface
464 votes

#7 - Below the Surface

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/25/2012

A bomb tears through a quiet suburb, and Team One fears it's just the first blast in a war between rival biker gangs. Parker must stop a remorseful Criminal Intelligence Agent from risking everything to save the life of her young confidential informant.

Directors: Brett Sullivan
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The Element of Surprise
981 votes

#8 - The Element of Surprise

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/24/2008

The team helps out some undercover agents who are involved in a major drug bust. However, the operation goes wrong when a customer gets in the middle of it.

Directors: David Frazee
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He Knows His Brother
782 votes

#9 - He Knows His Brother

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/21/2008

When the SRU responds to a violent altercation between a young man and his father, the boy flees the police and runs into the woods, sending the team on a manhunt.

Directors: Stephen Surjik
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570 votes

#10 - Terror

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/18/2011

The Team receives an urgent call from Jules (Amy Jo Johnson) on her day off – she and her date Steve are trapped in a restaurant with a gunman (Aaron Poole) who’s shot a waiter and is now holding hostages and making incoherent demands. Team One works with Jules on the inside, fighting to calm the gunman down before the waiter dies, but its clear there’s more to this simple hostage-taking. Team One discovers that this delusional man is merely a pawn in a much more horrific act of terror, targeting a local mosque.

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Business as Usual
657 votes

#11 - Business as Usual

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/27/2009

When three men take the CEO of a mortgage company hostage, the SRU team is called to the scene to diffuse the situation. Jules recovers from being shot and the team reluctantly looks at recruits to fill her spot

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Who's George
848 votes

#12 - Who's George

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/7/2008

The SRU are called to a bank to deal with a hostage situation; Parker faces one of his toughest negotiations when the robber isn't who he thought.

Directors: Holly Dale
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Planets Aligned
748 votes

#13 - Planets Aligned

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/18/2008

The SRU attempts to rescue a kidnapped girl who is being held at a booby-trapped house, but while on the job they learn that one of the abductors is a teen who went missing several years earlier.

Directors: Clark Johnson
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The Fortress
685 votes

#14 - The Fortress

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/6/2009

When the SRU is called to the scene of an upper class household where four hostages are being held, they discover that the hostage taker is actually the boyfriend of the family's nanny.

Directors: David Frazee
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The Perfect Family
660 votes

#15 - The Perfect Family

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/10/2009

A couple kidnaps the baby they gave up for adoption.

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Run to Me
493 votes

#16 - Run to Me

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/4/2012

Team One locks down a robbery in progress at a busy downtown bank only to discover Sarah and Maddie – two young con artists who are under the thumb of dangerous ‘mentor,’ Pete Joris. When Pete turns violent, Sarah is determined to cut him from their lives – while Jules and the Team race to stop her before she becomes his next victim.

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Follow the Leader
624 votes

#17 - Follow the Leader

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/13/2010

Two Brothers become involved with a white supremacy group planning a terrorist attack.

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The Other Lane
540 votes

#18 - The Other Lane

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/3/2010

While investigating a shots fired call in an upscale neighborhood, the SRU team encounters a group of gun runners. Among them, Ed's brother.

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The Good Citizen
426 votes

#19 - The Good Citizen

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 11/13/2009

The SRU team attempts to stop a vigilante who is out for blood.

Directors: Tim Southam
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Severed Ties
550 votes

#20 - Severed Ties

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/6/2010

Maggie Perrello was the perfect mother until an addiction to prescription meds spiraled out of control. It cost Maggie a stint in jail, and the loss of her beloved daughters Becky and Riley into foster care. Now she’s out of jail, clean and sober, and yearns to bring her children home. When Maggie discovers that she can’t have her kids back, she turns desperate and kidnaps Becky and Riley. Team One answers the call. But when an unexpected complication threatens Becky’s safety, will Parker (Enrico Colantoni) be able to convince Maggie to make the ultimate sacrifice?

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Run, Jaime, Run
746 votes

#21 - Run, Jaime, Run

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/22/2011

When Team One goes up against a notorious serial robber who streams his robberies on the live Internet, they discover there is more to this man’s mission than first appears.

Directors: Kelly Makin
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Fault Lines (1)
535 votes

#22 - Fault Lines (1)

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/6/2011

Team One grapples with life and death choices and tough decisions that leave viewers wondering if the team will ever be the same again. Dr. Larry Toth (guest star Victor Garber), a military psychologist and ‘team-breaker’, peers inside the heads of Team One individually, exposing deep secrets and faults. With the fate of the Team hanging in the balance, Ed’s (Hugh Dillon) wife Sophie (Janaya Stephens) goes into labour, Parker’s (Enrico Colantoni) leadership is questioned, Spike (Sergio Di Zio) and Wordy (Michael Cram) stare down the barrel of a life outside the SRU, and Sam (David Paetkau) and Jules (Amy Jo Johnson) must confront whether they’re willing to give up the job for each other. As Parker waits to hear the fate of his team, a devastating call comes into the station, involving one of his own.

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First In Line
1032 votes

#23 - First In Line

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/18/2008

A dying girl desperately needs a heart transplant and her father will do whatever it takes to make sure she gets one. Even if it means endangering his own life. The team is called and Parker attempts to defuse the situation.

Directors: David Frazee
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Collateral Damage
628 votes

#24 - Collateral Damage

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/4/2011

Team One is out to capture a man for the murder of his daughter after escaping from a transport van for prisoners.

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Good Cop
858 votes

#25 - Good Cop

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/15/2011

When a cop who mistakenly shot and killed a young boy is declared innocent, Team One confronts a rioting crowd and the father whose dreams died the night he lost his son.

Directors: John Fawcett
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