The BEST Episodes of Tatort

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 29, 2019

Tatort (English title: Scene of the Crime) is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss (ARD (since 1970), ORF (since 1972) and SF (1990–2001, again since 2011)), crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD (DasErste, (reruns on regional ARD stations)) in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Switzerland. The first episode was broadcast on November 29, 1970. The opening sequence for the series has remained the same throughout the decades, which remains highly unusual for any such long-running TV series up to date.

Batic - 12 - Frau Bu lacht

#1 - Batic - 12 - Frau Bu lacht

Season 1995 - Episode 22

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Dominik Graf
Writers: Günter Schütter
Dellwo - 05 - Herzversagen

#2 - Dellwo - 05 - Herzversagen

Season 2004 - Episode 22

star 10.00
1 votes
Writers: Stephan Falk, Thomas Freundner
Janneke & Brix - 04 - Wendehammer

#3 - Janneke & Brix - 04 - Wendehammer

Season 2016 - Episode 36

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Markus Imboden
Writers: Stephan Brüggenthies, Andrea Heller
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Season 2014 - Episode 28

star 9.50
2 votes
Directors: Florian Schwarz
Writers: Michael Proehl
Finke - 06 - Reifezeugnis

#5 - Finke - 06 - Reifezeugnis

Season 1977 - Episode 4

star 9.00
1 votes
Writers: Herbert Lichtenfeld
Schimanski - 19 - Moltke

#6 - Schimanski - 19 - Moltke

Season 1988 - Episode 14

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Hajo Gies
Writers: Jan Hinter, Thomas Wesskamp, Axel Götz
Howald - 01 - Howalds Fall

#7 - Howald - 01 - Howalds Fall

Season 1990 - Episode 3

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Urs Egger
Writers: Johannes Bösinger, Urs Egger
Batic - 10 - Im Herzen Eiszeit

#8 - Batic - 10 - Im Herzen Eiszeit

Season 1995 - Episode 7

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Hans Noever
Writers: Peter Probst
Odenthal - 10 - Der kalte Tod

#9 - Odenthal - 10 - Der kalte Tod

Season 1996 - Episode 21

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Nina Grosse
Writers: Sascha Arango Bueno
Batic - 29 - Im freien Fall

#10 - Batic - 29 - Im freien Fall

Season 2001 - Episode 24

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Jobst Oetzmann
Writers: Alexander Adolph
Lürsen - 10 - Die Liebe der Schlachter

#11 - Lürsen - 10 - Die Liebe der Schlachter

Season 2003 - Episode 27

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Thomas Jauch
Writers: Jochen Greve
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Season 2008 - Episode 11

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Michael Gutmann
Writers: Alexander Adolph
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Season 2015 - Episode 19

star 9.00
1 votes
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Season 2015 - Episode 27

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Sebastian Marka
Writers: Erol Yesilkaya
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Season 2015 - Episode 40

star 9.00
1 votes
Lessing - 04 - Der scheidende Schupo

#16 - Lessing - 04 - Der scheidende Schupo

Season 2017 - Episode 5

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Sebastian Marka
Writers: Murmel Clausen, Andreas Pflüger
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Season 2014 - Episode 30

star 8.71
14 votes
Directors: Klaus Krämer
Writers: Klaus Krämer
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Season 2015 - Episode 3

star 8.71
14 votes
Directors: Nicole Weegmann
Writers: Jürgen Werner
Schimanski - 16 - Zahn um Zahn

#19 - Schimanski - 16 - Zahn um Zahn

Season 1987 - Episode 12

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Hajo Gies
Writers: Horst Vocks, Thomas Wittenburg, Hartmut Grund, Hajo Gies
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Season 2015 - Episode 9

star 8.60
10 votes
Directors: Sebastian Marka
Writers: Michael Proehl, Erol Yesilkaya
Haferkamp - 01 - Acht Jahre später

#21 - Haferkamp - 01 - Acht Jahre später

Season 1974 - Episode 4

star 8.50
4 votes
Directors: Wolfgang Becker
Writers: Karl Heinz Willschrei
Haferkamp - 02 - Zweikampf

#22 - Haferkamp - 02 - Zweikampf

Season 1974 - Episode 6

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Wolfgang Becker
Writers: Karl Heinz Willschrei
Haferkamp - 03 - Der Mann von Zimmer 22

#23 - Haferkamp - 03 - Der Mann von Zimmer 22

Season 1974 - Episode 11

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Heinz Schirk
Writers: Oliver Storz
Schimanski - 11 - Das Haus im Wald

#24 - Schimanski - 11 - Das Haus im Wald

Season 1985 - Episode 7

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Peter Adam
Writers: Peter Adam
Ritter - 11 - Filmriss

#25 - Ritter - 11 - Filmriss

Season 2002 - Episode 19

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Ralph Bohn
Writers: Horst Freund