The BEST Episodes of The Bridge (2011)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 30, 2020

Network: DR1

A body is found on the bridge from Malmö to Copenhagen causing a jurisdiction issue. Forced to work together, a Swedish and a Danish police detective are on the hunt for a killer.

Episode 8

#1 - Episode 8

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 18, 2018

Henrik and Astrid are trying to get used to being father and daughter again. Meanwhile Saga gets a breakthrough and the murderer is revealed and arrested under dramatic circumstances. The murderer even confesses to the six killings/revenges. But Saga discovers something which doesn't fit. She goes back to the prison in Sweden and talks to the girl who almost killed her, and here she gets a terrible suspicion: there is another killer - and there is still one person left to be a victim!

star 8.59
467 votes
Directors: Rumle Hammerich
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 10

#2 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 23, 2011

Despite her injury, Saga refuses to give up and will do anything to solve the case. Martin, who is personally involved, is doing everything possible to find the perpetrator in time. It becomes a cat and mouse game where it looks as if the offender will succeed in his personal revenge.

star 8.51
943 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt, Nikolaj Scherfig
Episode 10

#3 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 25, 2013

Saga and Martin realise the case isn't over and that there is one more perpetrator. But who is Mikkel Host?

star 8.46
762 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 10

#4 - Episode 10

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 29, 2015

Saga and Henrik find a new clue which might lead them to the killer's location. But will they manage to find him in time ?

star 8.45
532 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 9

#5 - Episode 9

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 18, 2013

Police now have a phantom image of the offender. Just as Saga and Martin think that the matter is cleared up, it turns out that the great 'end' points towards Kastrup airport. Martin moved back to Mette and Saga and Martin's friendship put to a severe test.

star 8.45
814 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 9

#6 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 23, 2011

Bit by bit in the complex puzzle are in place and the tracks and clues in the investigation leads Saga and Martin to a man who could be the perpetrator. While they come ever closer, it turns out that the case has suddenly become more personal for Martin than he ever could have imagined.

star 8.23
1,036 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt, Nikolaj Scherfig
Episode 7

#7 - Episode 7

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 11, 2018

The inquiry into Tommy continues and Solveig still refuses to cooperate. She talks neither with Saga nor Jonas. The question is how long they can keep her in holding if they do not obtain any evidence. Lillian is still under pressure from the management to find the culprit, and now it seems that there is a leak in the department. In the meantime Saga makes a breakthrough in the search for Henrik's family.

star 8.16
437 votes
Directors: Rumle Hammerich
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 9

#8 - Episode 9

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 22, 2015

Saga is forced to take time off from the investigation, but Henrik demands that she return. Together they manage to find the link between the victims and the perpetrator.

star 8.09
527 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 8

#9 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 15, 2015

The hunt for the killer becomes more and more intense, Saga and Henrik are confident they know the killer's identity. But they get a new surprise when they detain the suspect.

star 8.07
514 votes
Directors: Rumle Hammerich
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 7

#10 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 9, 2011

The "Truth Terrorist's" fifth and final problem is our indifference to child labor. A school bus with five children disappears and the offender demands that five companies that indirectly exploit child workers suffer arson attacks. For every company attacked, one child will be spared. Meanwhile, Saga suggests that the evidence is pointing to the offender being a member of the police.

star 7.99
954 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt, Måns Mårlind
Episode 4

#11 - Episode 4

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 21, 2018

Taariq recognizes a car related to the case. He wants to push the owner for money, but is himself accused of robbery. Saga fears that will be more murders and Henrik's efforts for the homeless girls end up in disappointment.

star 7.97
455 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 4

#12 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 19, 2011

The homeless man's survival depends on the landlords' willingness to pay the ransom. Saga and Martin see that they are dealing with someone who has planned his crimes down to the smallest detail. They wonder if they can catch the murderer off balance by doing something he doesn't expect.

star 7.97
1,045 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt, Nikolaj Scherfig
Episode 6

#13 - Episode 6

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 4, 2018

Henrik believes he found the connection between all victims and an unexpected finding ends up on the investigation board. At the same time, the crack between him and Saga is greater than ever.

star 7.95
430 votes
Directors: Rumle Hammerich
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 8

#14 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 10, 2013

Saga and Martin requestion witnesses and suspect that someone in the group changed the data in the report. Witness Laura wakes up and Martin makes another visit to Jens in prison. Saga tries to find a solution to the problem of cohabitation.

star 7.95
753 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt, Maren Louise Käehne
Episode 7

#15 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 8, 2015

Saga and Henrik believe they know who may be the killer's next victim, and the search for the suspects is underway on both sides of the bridge

star 7.95
523 votes
Directors: Rumle Hammerich
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 8

#16 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 16, 2011

Saga and Martin anticipates and hearing a colleague suspected of being "Bromördaren". He proves to have an alibi for all the opportunities for crime, but is he really innocent? The offender is ready, he has succeeded in its aim to point out five problems in society. But Saga have a feeling there will be more. Maybe it's all about personal revenge?

star 7.94
871 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt, Nikolaj Scherfig
Episode 1

#17 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 22, 2013

When the coastguard board a ship headed for the Oresund Bridge, they discover three Swedish and two Danish youths chained below deck.

star 7.92
909 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 5

#18 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 20, 2013

An important witness has memory loss. The investigation grows and new clues are received. A new attack is carried out.

star 7.91
794 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 3

#19 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 6, 2013

Saga and Martin continue hunting down the eco-terrorists and start profiling them. Martin makes some progress in his meeting with Jens.

star 7.87
871 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt, Nikolaj Scherfig
Episode 6

#20 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 1, 2015

Saga and Henrik find a new link between the victims, which points to a new suspect. The investigation becomes more and more demanding, and the police chief increases the pressure on Saga and Henrik.

star 7.86
484 votes
Directors: Rumle Hammerich
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 3

#21 - Episode 3

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 14, 2018

Henrik and Saga suspect that Taariq and the missing expert on left-wing radicals are hiding something, and collaborate to reveal them. They disagree on how to handle the homeless girls who still refuse to give up their identity.

star 7.85
454 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 5

#22 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 25, 2015

Lillian discovers a wound in Hans' mouth, which turns out to be a branding mark. The other two victims are examined again and they also have the same kind of branding mark. The perpetrator is probably branding his victims, but for what?

star 7.85
554 votes
Directors: Rumle Hammerich
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 6

#23 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 28, 2013

A new case of poisoning is linked to Saga and Martin's case. A motor boat is salvaged from the ocean floor.

star 7.84
716 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt, Nikolaj Scherfig
Episode 3

#24 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 11, 2015

The police are certain that they are on the right track, but will they manage to lure the killer into a trap ? Saga is becoming more and more frustrated and is struggling with her relationships with her mother and her new boss at work.

star 7.84
564 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt
Episode 2

#25 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 5, 2011

The killer reveals through the media that the murder on the bridge was only the beginning, and his purpose is to draw attention to unpleasant societal truths. Saga and Martin realise they are dealing with a ruthless killer.

star 7.84
1,181 votes
Writers: Hans Rosenfeldt