The BEST episodes of Janet King

Every episode of Janet King ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Janet King!

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.

Last Updated: 3/25/2024Network: ABC (AU)Status: Ended
The Long Goodbye
72 votes

#1 - The Long Goodbye

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/12/2016

With her Royal Commission suspended, Janet has to fight off the State Corruption watchdog, her political enemies, and ultimately, Ash's killer.

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The Heart of It
75 votes

#2 - The Heart of It

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/5/2016

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.

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White Line Fever
67 votes

#3 - White Line Fever

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/6/2017

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.

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Hard Ball
78 votes

#4 - Hard Ball

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/29/2017

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.

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Little Victories
67 votes

#5 - Little Victories

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/13/2017

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.

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The Thaw
80 votes

#6 - The Thaw

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/28/2016

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?

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Lurking Doubt
73 votes

#7 - Lurking Doubt

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/27/2014

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.

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Playing Advantage
75 votes

#8 - Playing Advantage

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/25/2017

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.

Directors: Peter Andrikidis
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In Plain Sight
68 votes

#9 - In Plain Sight

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/7/2016

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.

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Here and Now
83 votes

#10 - Here and Now

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/31/2016

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.

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Game Changer
80 votes

#11 - Game Changer

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/22/2017

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.

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The Invisible Wound
90 votes

#12 - The Invisible Wound

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/24/2016

Heading up a Royal Commission into gun crime, Janet King believes solving the murder of Todd Wilson will uncover what's fuelling the violence.

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Running Out the Clock
80 votes

#13 - Running Out the Clock

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/15/2017

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.

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79 votes

#14 - Blindsided

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/1/2017

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.

Directors: Peter Andrikidis
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The Smoking Gun
83 votes

#15 - The Smoking Gun

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/14/2016

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.

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Apprehended Violence
66 votes

#16 - Apprehended Violence

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/21/2016

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.

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Natural Justice
112 votes

#17 - Natural Justice

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/13/2014

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.

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Levelling the Playing Field
75 votes

#18 - Levelling the Playing Field

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/8/2017

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?

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Every Contact Leaves a Trace
127 votes

#19 - Every Contact Leaves a Trace

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/6/2014

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.

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The Third Man
111 votes

#20 - The Third Man

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/20/2014

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.

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The Greatest Good
105 votes

#21 - The Greatest Good

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/17/2014

Blakely's killer is finally revealed, but Janet discovers there's someone higher up pulling the strings - someone powerful and very close.

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An Achilles Heel
110 votes

#22 - An Achilles Heel

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/10/2014

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.

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A Song of Experience
154 votes

#23 - A Song of Experience

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/27/2014

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.

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107 votes

#24 - Overtime

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/3/2014

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.

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