The BEST episodes of Northern Rescue

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

Northern Rescue follows John West, who uproots his three children from the big city to return to his home town to take command of the local Search & Rescue service after the death of his wife. As the family comes to terms with their loss, the series explores the effects on their individual lives. The children’s Aunt Charlotte struggles to help John and his children heal as she copes with the loss of her sister and her desire to have a family of her own. Along the way, John faces many situations that challenge him professionally and personally. As the family members work on rebuilding their lives, they will come to meet many colorful characters living in their northern community.

Last Updated: 11/18/2022Network:CBC Gem
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Dad Knows Best
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7.75
80 votes

#1 - Dad Knows Best

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/1/2019

Maddie's determination to learn the truth about her mother's past with Rick Walker leads to an emotional confrontation -- and exposes a family secret.

Directors: Bradley Walsh
Writer: Dwayne Hill
Watch Now:Amazon
Wake Up
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7.61
76 votes

#2 - Wake Up

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/1/2019

Hurt while rescuing a motocross biker, John is placed into a medically induced coma. Charlie gets a proposal from Alex -- to leave Turtle Island Bay.

Directors: Bradley Walsh
Writer: Mark Bacci
Watch Now:Amazon
D-U-A-L-I-T-Y
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7.40
83 votes

#3 - D-U-A-L-I-T-Y

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/1/2019

Taylor puts herself under intense pressure to win a school spelling bee. Scout clashes with a wrestling team rival. Maddie struggles to keep a secret.

Directors: Gail Harvey
Writer: Dwayne Hill
The Dividing Line
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7.38
72 votes

#4 - The Dividing Line

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/1/2019

John and Simmons rescue victims of an island plane crash. Scout conceals his team status from his father. Maddie's attempt to defend Taylor backfires.

Directors: Michael McGowan
The Bear
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7.35
75 votes

#5 - The Bear

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/1/2019

Scout calls on John to help a critically injured bear. Maddie receives important mail addressed to her mother. Taylor makes peace with Raji.

Directors: Michael McGowan
Watch Now:Amazon
12 Months to the Day
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7.32
74 votes

#6 - 12 Months to the Day

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/1/2019

A sports rivalry stunt leaves two teens injured and the town powerless. Taylor organizes a party for her parents' anniversary. Maddie is arrested.

Directors: Eleanore Lindo
Watch Now:Amazon
Sarah's Stuff
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7.29
89 votes

#7 - Sarah's Stuff

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/1/2019

The Wests search Sarah's belongings for keepsakes. John rescues an injured hiker from a forest fire. Charlie faces an obstacle to rebuilding her home.

Directors: Gail Harvey
Writer: Mark Bacci
Making Lemonade
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7.27
103 votes

#8 - Making Lemonade

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/1/2019

Aunt Charlie's house burns down, so the Wests move into a vacant water park. John meets his SAR team, and Maddie attends court-ordered therapy.

Directors: Bradley Walsh
Writer: Mark Bacci
The Little Things
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7.25
72 votes

#9 - The Little Things

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/1/2019

Scout gets kicked off the wrestling team. Taylor's spelling bee blackout goes viral. Maddie and Henry share a kiss while playing truth or dare.

Directors: Eleanore Lindo
Writer: Dwayne Hill
Watch Now:Amazon
Qué Sera
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7.18
119 votes

#10 - Qué Sera

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/1/2019

After a tragic loss, the Wests face some difficult choices -- one of which finds them relocating from Boston to father John's small coastal hometown.

Directors: Bradley Walsh
Writer: Mark Bacci

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