The BEST Episodes of Fortitude

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 14, 2019

Violence comes to the isolated town of Fortitude in the Arctic Circle, one of the safest towns on Earth. As mysterious phenomena plague the town in the aftermath of a murder, the inhabitants realize that no one can be trusted... and all is not that it seems.

Episode 11

#1 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11

Vincent's investigation leads him into a life-threatening situation, while Markus offers an alternative theory on what is plaguing Fortitude. Dan and Hildur launch a desperate hunt for Jason as the need to locate the mammoth carcass escalates and Eric and Yuri go head to head out in the wilderness. With events taking an unexpected turn in the Arctic community, Sheriff Anderssen must make a devastating decision.

star 7.76
783 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 6

#2 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6

Dr. Khatri attempts to cover her tracks when Michael presents the scientists with a miracle. Dan and Elena relive their trauma.

star 7.74
712 votes
Directors: Metin Huseyin
Writers: Simon Burke
Episode 7

#3 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7

Michael finds something unexpected on the tundra, and Dan is confronted with what he is becoming, just as a heartbreaking discovery changes the town forever.

star 7.68
696 votes
Directors: Metin Huseyin
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 8

#4 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8

As the town attempts to come to terms with the recent tragedy, Petra and Ingrid seek the truth. Meanwhile, Dr Khatri moves a step closer to achieving her goal.

star 7.66
674 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Burke
Episode 9

#5 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9

DCI Morton pursues Henry Tyson into the Arctic wilderness in search of the truth, while worrying test results force Governor Odegard to take drastic action

star 7.66
755 votes
Directors: Nick Hurran
Writers: Tom Butterworth, Chris Hurford
Episode 5

#6 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5

A disturbing challenge is issued. Michael finds a glimmer of hope for Freya, while Vincent's trust in Natalie is shattered.

star 7.66
748 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 10

#7 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10

Dan races into the frozen wilderness to locate Henry and Morton, but he is forced to reveal the truth surrounding the death of scientist Billy Pettigrew. Back in Fortitude, Natalie has a disturbing encounter with Jason, whose behaviour is becoming increasingly bizarre, while her and Vincent's investigation leads to a particularly strange development in the inquiries into recent events.

star 7.65
749 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 7

#8 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7

Panic sweeps through Fortitude as news of the second attack spreads. Dan and Morton must work together while Frank hopes the latest events will exonerate Liam

star 7.64
775 votes
Writers: Ben Richards
Episode 2

#9 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2

A survivor of the deadly parasite makes a connection with Michael, but things take a violent turn. Meanwhile, Dan continues to lose his grip on reality.

star 7.63
282 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 8

#10 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8

Frank takes the law into his own hands in a bid to clear Liam's name, while Morton realises Henry may have vital information about Pettigrew's death. A polar bear carcass arrives at the research centre's lab and as Vincent and Natalie analyse the corpse, they develop a theory about the recent events in Fortitude, which they feel compelled to share with Hildur and Dan

star 7.61
752 votes
Directors: Nick Hurran
Writers: Stephen Brady
Episode 3

#11 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3

Natalie and Vincent head out into the wilderness and the police track down their suspect, but a dark turn of events leads them to question everything.

star 7.61
783 votes
Writers: Simon Burke
Episode 6

#12 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6

While Morton uncovers new information about the death of Billy Pettigrew, Hildur makes a heart-breaking discovery. Another gruesome event occurs in Fortitude.

star 7.58
756 votes
Writers: Tom Butterworth, Chris Hurford
Episode 9

#13 - Episode 9

Season 2 - Episode 9

Dan faces his toughest battle yet as someone makes the ultimate sacrifice for the greater good, while Michael and Ingrid venture out in search of justice.

star 7.57
643 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 10

#14 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 10

The people of Fortitude take matters into their own hands. Dan seeks his own vengeance, but is there still a demon among the herd?

star 7.56
662 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 3

#15 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3

Michael hunts for the place he was held captive, and makes a shocking discovery. Annie Burgess arrives in Fortitude looking for answers.

star 7.54
264 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 2

#16 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2

Governor Odegard is presented with devastating news as Sheriff Dan struggles for his life, and a new threat makes its presence known.

star 7.51
832 votes
Writers: Tom Butterworth, Chris Hurford
Episode 1

#17 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1

Oslo send two new officers to attempt to make some sense of the anarchy in Fortitude, and Dan Anderssen continues his descent into madness, bringing him face to face with a grief-stricken Michael Lennox.

star 7.49
303 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 4

#18 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4

Eric struggles to keep control as the body count increases. Meanwhile, Natalie and Vincent's field trip descends into chaos.

star 7.48
759 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Burke
Episode 1

#19 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1

As the remote Arctic town struggles with government cuts and a missing sheriff, a chilling discovery proves that the horror isn't over for the locals.

star 7.48
919 votes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 5

#20 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5

Shock waves reverberate around Fortitude as the killer is revealed, while Morton tunes his attention to the death of a scientist on the island months earlier.

star 7.47
775 votes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 4

#21 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4

Following Dan's loss of control, Morton takes over the murder investigation. Elsewhere, Elena's mysterious past is about to catch up with her

star 7.42
777 votes
Directors: Richard Laxton
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 3

#22 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3

Dan and Frank go in search of a suspect; however, Dan's feelings for Elena are threatening to overwhelm him. Morton, meanwhile, uncovers a new piece of evidence.

star 7.34
776 votes
Directors: Richard Laxton
Writers: Stephen Brady
Episode 2

#23 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2

As the chilling thriller continues, Sheriff Anderssen and the police close in on their murder suspect, while DCI Morton follows a different line of enquiry.

star 7.29
748 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 1

#24 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1

The isolated community of Fortitude in the Arctic Circle has never been the scene of a violent crime, so news of a murder rocks the residents. Sheriff Dan Anderssen investigates alongside newly arrived British detective Eugene Morton, while the killing is a disaster for Governor Hildur Odegard's plans to market Fortitude as an upmarket tourist destination.

star 7.27
1,174 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 4

#25 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4

Michael sacrifices everything for a possible future with Elsa. As his violent deeds catch up with him, Dan realises he will never leave Fortitude.

star 7.22
276 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald