The BEST episodes of Missing (2008)
Every episode of Missing (2008) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Missing (2008)!
The missing persons unit of the Belgian federal police goes all the way each time a child or adult is likely to be in need of urgent help. Some cases are just domestic or false alerts, other link to various other crimes, from blackmail to terrorism. The team members barely have any time left for personal lives, so their relationships tend to suffer badly.
#2 - Taxi
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/20/2008
Junior business executive Geert Potums went missing after taking a Brussels taxi for a hotel to meet a foreign client. Algerian cab driver Jamel Agui didn't report back to his firm either. Naive Potums is found in jail after being fed drunk and robbed by a call-girl. Agui and his cab remain missing. But his criminal record puts the team on the trace of a shady Islamic fundamentalist society. And that investigation leads to Afghan terrorist Emad Kubi, and a suicide bomb-belt. But that interferes with higher powers.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#6 - Evi
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/25/2008
Boarding school student Evi, is reported missing by her overprotective, influential father Hendrik De Schrijver. Walter Sibelius's federal missing persons unit soon finds several traces. She had a scorned lover and took part in crazy parties as well as contraband, both drugs and soft-porn, leading to several suspects. Not only meticulously procedure-conscientious Sibelius's people find it hard to stick to the rules and legal restrictions, Hendrik keeps interfering, with grave results.
#7 - Lisa
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/24/2011
Erik's brother mailman Mark's young son Jeroen and wife Lisa Janssens go missing during a beach holiday. The boy soon returns alone, she and the couple's papers are gone. Mark is even more shocked then the team when it's established Lisa lied about her entire life for years. She lost her job and set up a pyramid-scheme, and her double life includes unwittingly bigamous partners, one of whom might be Jeroen's biological father. Her apparent mental condition spells grave danger, and she manages to abduct Jeroen shortly after.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#8 - Inez
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/12/2014
The young police officer Inez Daels disappears right after an incident involving a released criminal. During the investigation, the team discovers Inez was extremely fascinated by Walter Sibelius, her former police school mentor.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#10 - Lucas
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/5/2015
Lucas Verduyn, son of a rich car dealer, suddenly goes missing from his own wedding party. The team, joined by Michael Van Acker since Walter Sibelius left for another teaching job abroad, starts interrogating Lucas's worried wife, as well as his parents and in-laws. They discover that things went wrong after the more low class Nathalie was inspired by her parents to trick Lucas into an unexpected pregnancy. Lucas acted happy at first, but soon started to see another girl, Ella Michiels, who belonged to his own social class.
#11 - Tine
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/12/2015
The team is investigating the disappearance of its own commissioner, Tine Peeters. Her husband Dirk is able to provide them with a facial composition of a man he recently spotted watching their house. The drawing is a perfect match to Jan Degraeve, a condemned murderer whose case belonged to Tine back when she was working as a homicide detective. When they discover that Degraeve was recently released on parole and is now nowhere to be found, Tine's colleagues believe her life to be in danger.
#16 - Kika
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/22/2008
Kimberly 'Kim' Kamps goes missing at the launch of her first single as 'Kika' in the bar of her friend Dimitri 'Dimi' Lagast, who is also missing. Pa Kamps assumes it's Dimi's fault. Kim's friend and colleague as presenter of a TV callers game, Joyce, tells Dimi, her fiancé, had poker debts. Indeed loan-shark Gus 'the Rat' Leemans recently trashed his bar as a reminder. Dimi is found at Gus's. Phone records show dad kept silent about her being called by an ex, Michael Dewulf, who sort of stalked her and has a psychiatric past.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#17 - Baby Alisha
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/1/2008
Teenage mother Isabelle Maes's baby Alisha went missing from a maternity ward. Father Francesco's domineering parents forbade the sixteen year-old to see either. Francesco still discretely came along when she failed to get a abortion, having waited too long, so Sibelius fears she may have disposed of the baby herself. Sibelius's estranged daughter Lena is in the same hospital, but reluctant to see him since he left her mother. An infertile midwife makes another suspect, as well as a mysterious couple which left fingerprints.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#19 - Jona
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/24/2012
Boarding schoolboy Jona Verreyt (13) is missing. Room - and athletics team mate Tim reluctantly tells Jona had an altercation with their coach, Lukas Neyrinck, practically a substitute for Jona's ever-absent father, divorced businessman Bernard Verreyt. Nick's ex from vice, Monica Legaer, helps the team discover Lukas's clandestine practices and spot him on an illegal child abuse website, near his prostitute mother's pimp-controlled residence.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#20 - Arne
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/19/2010
Arne Pauwels (19) is missing since the Hoogstra neighbors' party shortly after their daughter Fleur dumped him. She and Arne's sister Laura claim he supplied an income as a gigolo, notably with Nicole Hoogstra, as his dad Herman's life-insurance never paid because he committed suicide six months ago. Arne also planned to blackmail Nicole. He deeply resented Nicole's recent new boyfriend, Jozef, who advised Herman the investment he lost the family's savings on.
#21 - Julie
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/26/2010
Julie Herspoel (8) is abducted while playing alone on the street by a masked man in a car. Father Jan, manager of the year, runs his own ICT company and is willing to pay 250.000 Euros ransom. Jan also refused a share of the profit to co-founding chief designer Sam De Wael, who bitterly resigned, but only confesses to stealing back some of his own designs. Nick openly resents Walter being succeeded not by Tine but by her ex-lover, commissioner Eric Coppens, and illegally arrest habitual pedophile Karel Dooms. A vague ransom call trace leads to ex-con Carl van Looy, but he's badly shot himself.
#22 - Sara
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/6/2008
Divorced mother Van Peel, a neglectful workaholic, reports her daughter Sara (9) didn't return from school, where she gets bad grades and is a virtual outcast. Mother spends more time with her boyfriends and didn't even notice sexually provocative pictures for which Sara posed in the living room. A neighbor noticed Sara, like her own daughter, regularly spend time with bachelor fast food restaurant manager Karel Dooms, who always carries a camera and was accused of, never tried for, sexual liberties. Sara's bike is found and linked to trucker Willy and his commercial shipping equipment scam cahoot. Walter can't concentrate as his daughter Lena, whom his ex dumped on him for a week, was caught shoplifting. Nick risks an illegal search in Dooms's doting widow mother's home.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#23 - Anja
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/13/2008
Frederik Bayens reports his depressive wife Anja missing for days, shortly before her car is found abandoned. Steve catches their son, drug-troublesome student Wesley whom a neighbor witnessed arguing with her about money, robbing the parental home, but father covers for him. Blood in the basement suggests Anja may have died there. Wesley admits she blackmailed him to spy on father's presumably resumed affair with much younger Kim De Vries. Commissioner Sibelius stays on leave to concentrate on his shoplifting daughter, refusing to bail out incompetent deputy Peeters now IA commissioner Bourlon is after Nick's badge, but actually may seek revenge for missing out on Walter's job years ago.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#24 - Nick
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/27/2008
Furious to be sidetracked during the terrorism case, Nick considers contacting Comité P (parliamentary IA). Instead he starts alone on the case of newspaper reporter Ilse Mercelis, last seen near the executive's hotel. In fact they are both captured by the Chinese 'triads' mob. The team soon suspects those are involved, but not what specifically bloody traffic, which involves both captives and an MD. Ilse's boyfriend Rudy proves the key.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#25 - Elise
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/29/2010
Mother Decaluwé reports her daughter Elise and her best friend, Marie Sterckx, both 16, missing after attending the previous day's Clouseau mega-rock concert and backstage meet and greet in Antwerp. Marie's phone easily traces her to boyfriend Franky Durnez's apartment, where she 'slept' after parting from jealous Elise. Behavioral analyst Marc Plasschaert joins the team, being the forensic specialist of the similar cases of the never caught 'festival strangler', who drugs his victims before rape, murder and dumping in a canal to remove all DNA traces. Concert security agent Greg Verhelst.