The BEST Episodes of The Cliff

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: RÚV

A young man is badly hurt in a mysterious accident that takes place at a remote construction site in the middle of the night. Reykjavik Crime Detective Helgi Marvinsson is sent to help the young and inexperienced local policewoman Inga Aradottir. As the investigation progresses, the case seems to get more and more complicated. The injured excavator operator unexpectedly dies in intensive care and an explosives expert is crushed under a rock while people disappear. Through the case, Helgi is forced to confront his own personal demons. Inga is not happy with Helgi’s assignment to the case. But as they get to know each other, they grow closer. NOTE: Season two may also known as the series "The Lava Field".

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Part 2

#1 - Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 11, 2009

The teenage daughter of the hotel manager goes missing, and another fatal accident occurs by the cliff.

star 7.56
18 votes
Directors: Reynir Lyngdal
Writers: Sveinbjörn I. Baldvinsson
Part 1

#2 - Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 4, 2009

A young man is badly hurt in a mysterious incident on the cliff. At first glance, it looks like a freak accident, but the case is far more complex.

star 7.35
23 votes
Directors: Reynir Lyngdal
Writers: Sveinbjörn I. Baldvinsson
Part 3

#3 - Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 18, 2009

Unknown family ties are revealed, and the police are turning over more stones than the local people appreciate. Helgi and Inga are under increasing pressure.

star 7.14
43 votes
Directors: Reynir Lyngdal
Writers: Sveinbjörn I. Baldvinsson
Episode 1

#4 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 7, 2014

A millionaire is found dead in his holiday home. Runarsson is sent to investigate. The death seems to be a suicide, but in reality it is much more complex.

star 7.00
2 votes
Episode 2

#5 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 4, 2014

The millionaire had been threatened on the day he died. A girl disappears with her father in a lava field. Helgi is annoyed by his inexperienced partner, Gréta.

star 7.00
1 votes
Episode 3

#6 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 11, 2014

Research suggests that the victim was threatened by three suspects before being murdered. Key witnesses don't dare speak up.

star 7.00
1 votes
Episode 4

#7 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 18, 2014

In spite of past disagreements, Helgi and Gréta are determined to close the investigation successfully. But then Helgi receives a shocking threat.

star 7.00
1 votes
Part 4

#8 - Part 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 25, 2009

Lost evidence resurfaces, and Dora begins to tell the truth.

star 5.84
43 votes
Directors: Reynir Lyngdal
Writers: Sveinbjörn I. Baldvinsson