The BEST Episodes of Janet King
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2020
Network: ABC (AU)
Janet King returns from a year's maternity leave determined to prove she still has her edge, but finds a very different Department of Public Prosecutions. Under growing political pressure, director Tony Gillies has formed an uneasy alliance with his police counterpart, Chief Superintendent Jack Rizzoli, and Janet's pre-eminence as Senior Crown Prosecutor is threatened by rising star Owen Mitchell, a former police prosecutor, willing to cut corners to win high-profile cases.
#1 - The Long Goodbye
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 12, 2016
With her Royal Commission suspended, Janet has to fight off the State Corruption watchdog, her political enemies, and ultimately, Ash's killer.
#2 - The Heart of It
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 5, 2016
Despite solving Todd Wilson's murder, the political pressure on Janet culminates in a dilemma: she must either step down or suspend the Royal Commission.
#3 - White Line Fever
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 6, 2017
Janet discovers Darren Faulkes is the mastermind of the betting syndicate, but with no evidence, the NCC is forced to launch an undercover mission using a most unlikely operative.
#4 - Lurking Doubt
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 27, 2014
Janet faces humiliation when Dianne Vasilich appeals against her conviction for murder. Her pursuit of corruption uncovers a shocking secret and sees Janet facing her greatest threat.
#5 - Hard Ball
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 29, 2017
As the NCC closes in on the man who forced Clay to kill himself, Janet discovers who is behind the betting syndicate, placing both herself and her father in danger.
#6 - The Thaw
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 28, 2016
Following Brett Bonar's death, the Commission discovers he was not only the shooter at the Nobakht house and involved in George Healy's killing, but he also knew Ash's killer. So who is he working for?
#7 - Little Victories
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 13, 2017
Janet is in a race against time to bring mastermind Darren Faulkes to justice. But the unexpected intervention of an old foe is about to derail Janet's entire investigation.
#8 - Playing Advantage
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired May 25, 2017
After the death of a young cricketer caught up in a betting scandal, Janet takes a job for the National Crime Commission investigating the dark world of organised crime and its links to match fixing and performance enhancing drugs.
#9 - Game Changer
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 22, 2017
Janet helps homeless teen Pearl which leads her to the drug that contributed to Pearl's brother's death, uncovering a doping & betting scandal with sports agent Maxine Reynolds as key suspect.
#10 - Here and Now
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 31, 2016
After the drive-by shooting at the Nobakht's, the Royal Commission focuses on the origin of George Healy's gun and the money Todd left behind - leading to a dead body and a link to Ash's murder.
#11 - The Invisible Wound
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 24, 2016
Heading up a Royal Commission into gun crime, Janet King believes solving the murder of Todd Wilson will uncover what's fuelling the violence.
#12 - In Plain Sight
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 7, 2016
After discovering the gun used in the drive-by was used in Ash's killing and the kneecapping of gambling addict Felix Murphy, the Commission launches an undercover operation to find out who shot Felix.
#13 - Running Out the Clock
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 15, 2017
If they find the drug responsible for Tyler's death, Nate will get off his manslaughter charge, but Maxine wants him to keep his mouth shut about the betting syndicate. The trial is fast approaching.
#14 - Blindsided
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 1, 2017
Janet’s estranged father suddenly re-enters her life suspected of fixing matches for the Northern Devils - a club already under intense scrutiny after their star player punches one of his teammates, resulting in his death.
#15 - The Smoking Gun
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 14, 2016
The suspicion on Karen is quickly transferred to Major Simon Hamilton & continues to mount due to his missing Ferrari, abusive reputation, no alibi for the night of Todd's murder & a shipping container full of handguns.
#16 - Apprehended Violence
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 21, 2016
With increasing political pressure for the Royal Commission to deliver results, and the container full of handguns so far yielding nothing, Janet is forced to fast-track the undercover mission.
#17 - Leveling the Playing Field
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 8, 2017
When Janet's father becomes the NCC's main suspect, she's torn between compromising the entire investigation & the need to pursue the truth. But as evidence against him grows, is a daughter's heart overruling a lawyer's head?
#18 - Natural Justice
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 13, 2014
In the wake of the drive-by shooting of murder witness Zebina Petrakis, Erin finds herself emerging as a key witness herself in the case against the two bikies who committed the murder.
#19 - Every Contact Leaves a Trace
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 6, 2014
Janet is overwhelmed with guilt about Blakely's death, and Det. Campbell believes his demise could have something to do with an old case; Erin and Owen are preoccupied with a bikie murder.
#20 - The Third Man
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 20, 2014
The search for the third man who assisted in the Blakely murder uncovers an unlikely ally for Janet and the scent of high level corruption.
#21 - An Achilles Heel
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 10, 2014
A sudden death, a false suspect and a shocking revelation from the witness box all conspire to block Janet's desperate search for the truth.
#22 - The Greatest Good
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 17, 2014
Blakely's killer is finally revealed, but Janet discovers there's someone higher up pulling the strings - someone powerful and very close.
#23 - A Song of Experience
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 27, 2014
Senior Prosecutor Janet King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder, and a conspiracy which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judicial system.
#24 - Overtime
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 3, 2014
After the attempted murder of her family, Janet suspects that she has stumbled onto a wide-ranging conspiracy involving powerful and well-connected paedophiles, including Judge Renmark.