The BEST episodes of McDonald & Dodds
Every episode of McDonald & Dodds ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of McDonald & Dodds!
Two detectives with seemingly nothing in common are thrown together. Wildly ambitious DCI McDonald and the shy DS Dodds forge a rumbustious friendship and entertaining, effective partnership as they take on puzzling cases.
#2 - Belvedere
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/19/2022
When a young woman dies in a busy park in broad daylight, McDonald and Dodds are called in to untangle the mysterious circumstances of her death. Who is she? How did she die surrounded by witnesses? And how is it possible that she is smiling? All roads seem to lead to Professor George Gillan (Alan Davies), a linguistic anthropologist who lives in a rambling mansion with his eccentric mother, Agnes (Sian Phillips), whose 100th birthday is days away. DS Dodds is sure that the house has something to do with the murder, but in uncovering Belvedere’s history, Dodds also unearths secrets in his own past.
#3 - A Wilderness of Mirrors
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/8/2020
DCI McDonald and DS Sergeant Dodds are called to a private clinic to investigate the death of a wealthy patient, but find themselves thrown into a world of smoke and mirrors.
#5 - The Fall of the House of Crockett
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/1/2020
When a man is shot in the deserted mansion of one of Bath's most prominent industrialists, newly arrived DCI McDonald and DS Dodds unravel a tangled web of lies.
#8 - A Billion Beats
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/26/2022
The duo are sucked into the fast and furious world of Formula 1 after Bath's famous motorsport dynasty, the Addingtons, report that their up-and-coming driver has died during a sub-3.5-second pit stop. As an F1 fan herself, McDonald won't let patriarch and Team Coach Archie Addington run rings around her, but when a significant someone from her past gets dragged into the investigation, she's thrown off course. But it's one of Dodds' specialisms that leads them to uncover the darker side of success and finally unravel the truth.