The BEST Episodes of Fortitude

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 14, 2020

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 - Aired Apr 9, 2015

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 7.81
872 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 6

#2 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 2, 2017

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

star 7.75
775 votes
Directors: Metin Huseyin
Writers: Simon Burke
Episode 8

#3 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 16, 2017

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 7.68
736 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Burke
Episode 7

#4 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 9, 2017

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 7.66
758 votes
Directors: Metin Huseyin
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 9

#5 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 26, 2015

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
844 votes
Directors: Nick Hurran
Writers: Chris Hurford, Tom Butterworth
Episode 10

#6 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 2, 2015

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
838 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 5

#7 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 23, 2017

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

star 7.64
815 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 3

#8 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 9, 2017

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 7.63
845 votes
Writers: Simon Burke
Episode 2

#9 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 13, 2018

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 7.62
292 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 8

#10 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 19, 2015

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
928 votes
Directors: Nick Hurran
Writers: Stephen Brady
Episode 9

#11 - Episode 9

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 23, 2017

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 7.60
705 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 7

#12 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 12, 2015

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 7.60
922 votes
Writers: Ben Richards
Episode 10

#13 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 30, 2017

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 7.59
723 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 6

#14 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 5, 2015

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
878 votes
Writers: Chris Hurford, Tom Butterworth
Episode 3

#15 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 20, 2018

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

star 7.53
274 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 2

#16 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 2, 2017

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

star 7.50
896 votes
Writers: Chris Hurford, Tom Butterworth
Episode 4

#17 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 16, 2017

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

star 7.47
825 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Burke
Episode 1

#18 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 26, 2017

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 7.47
984 votes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 1

#19 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 6, 2018

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 7.47
314 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 2

#20 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 5, 2015

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 7.47
984 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 5

#21 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 26, 2015

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 7.44
951 votes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 4

#22 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 19, 2015

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 7.34
929 votes
Directors: Richard Laxton
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 3

#23 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 12, 2015

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 7.32
987 votes
Directors: Richard Laxton
Writers: Stephen Brady
Episode 4

#24 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 27, 2018

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 7.23
285 votes
Directors: Kieron Hawkes
Writers: Simon Donald
Episode 1

#25 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 29, 2015

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 7.21
1,523 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Simon Donald