The BEST Episodes of The Romeo Section

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021

Network: CBC (CA)

Set in Vancouver, THE ROMEO SECTION is an hour-long serialized espionage drama following spymaster Professor Wolfgang McGee, an academic who secretly manages a roster of espionage assets. These assets, referred to as Romeo or Juliet spies, are informants engaged in intimate long or short term relations with state intelligence targets. Wolfgang is a semi-retired Romeo operator, having worked his way up from youth in an unnamed and officially deniable “service” under the umbrella of Canada’s Intelligence Community.

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Complicit

#1 - Complicit

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 2016

Angered by the course of events, Norman chases down people of interest; Mei Mei meets with an unwelcome visitor.

star 7.87
31 votes
Rising Tide

#2 - Rising Tide

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 16, 2016

Wolfgang starts to make connections in the investigation, but concern for Sonya takes precedence, especially for Norman; Rufus' latest scheme resonates with the right people; and Sproule's plan is put in motion.

star 7.84
32 votes
Final Measures

#3 - Final Measures

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 7, 2016

Wolfgang is courted by Global Standard while Norman plots to bring the investigation to a close.

star 7.84
31 votes
Incendiary

#4 - Incendiary

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 2, 2016

Wolfgang uncovers a key player in the stadium attack, and divulges troubling information to Sproule.

star 7.83
30 votes
Our Future World

#5 - Our Future World

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 2016

Wolfgang spies on the attendees of a private conference .

star 7.70
27 votes
A Rigged Game

#6 - A Rigged Game

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 19, 2016

Norman starts piecing together all the connections in the puzzle which he and Wolfgang know is a conspiracy of some sort, as Khalil Mustafa was not just a young jihadi intent on detonating an explosive in a public place. Beyond Wolfgang wanting Norman to continue to work on Sonya who he believes will ultimately provide some useful information whenever she is in a more continual lucid state, they begin to look into Mustafa as a person, an area which they have largely left unexplored so far, such as speaking with his mother. In the process of their talks with people, Wolfgang and Norman may have stumbled onto a major lead when one of the players admits to knowing that they are not "the insurance people" as they are portraying themselves to be and knowing more than what appears on the surface, those specifics which the person will not divulge until a deal is made for immunity. Meanwhile, Fergie makes his initial contact with Rufus, who outwardly does not take too favorably to being a ... Written by Huggo

star 7.65
34 votes
Forced Entry

#7 - Forced Entry

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 9, 2016

Details from the day of the bombing come to light, connecting a sinister player to the event.

star 7.65
31 votes
Seeds Of War

#8 - Seeds Of War

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 2016

Sproule makes Al an enticing offer that involves Lily.

star 7.38
34 votes
Fragrant Harbour

#9 - Fragrant Harbour

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 4, 2015

Wolfgang attempts to discover the current location of General Wu. Wolfgang forces information from Eva about Miguel to gauge his worth. Wing Lei & Vince partner on a new shipment and Rufus engages a dock worker as a cohort. Wolfgang advises Rufus he cannot help him with legal troubles if Dee causes trouble

star 7.28
110 votes
Dragon Fruit

#10 - Dragon Fruit

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 9, 2015

The team sniffs around for information about Wolfgang's intriguing recruit; Eva deals with a new threat; Rufus is AWOL; and Vince is teetering on shaky ground.

star 7.22
73 votes
Repel Monkey

#11 - Repel Monkey

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 21, 2015

Wolfgang may have found a new recruit; an agent gets arrested overseas; Dee has a gift for Rufus.

star 7.02
152 votes
A String of Pearls

#12 - A String of Pearls

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 16, 2015

Things intensify when Wolfgang's assets must contend with all the secrets they've been harboring.

star 7.01
68 votes
Whiskey Jack

#13 - Whiskey Jack

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 25, 2015

Lily is accosted by a mysterious stranger; the General meets with a man from his past; Vince is put in a tough spot, while Rufus prepares for a risky job

star 6.93
103 votes
The Official Narrative

#14 - The Official Narrative

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 5, 2016

An old colleague working unofficially for the current government asks Wolfgang to work on a case. The previous government had peddled the notion of combining all border and customs services under one umbrella agency, something that the current government has quashed. However, some of those forces from the previous government are trying to resurrect the idea, the agent now tasked with gathering ammunition to battle the idea. The previous government had used a bomb threat at the local baseball stadium eighteen months ago as a case to support the umbrella agency, the bomb threat billed as a terrorist threat. However, the current government believes that the former government may have been complicit in that threat to support the umbrella agency. Wolfgang decides to call in an old asset to work the file for him, that asset being a man named Norman. Beyond briefing Norman on the case, Wolfgang may have to hold his hands in more ways than one as Norman has a weakness for flamboyant young men...

star 6.90
70 votes
The Legwork

#15 - The Legwork

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 12, 2016

Wolfgang and Norman continue their investigation into the handling of the supposed jihadi bomb threat that led to the death of Khalil Mustafa, the young Muslim man carrying the explosive. Norman is certain Wolfgang's mugging has something to do with they investigating the case, something Wolfgang doesn't believe. But as they talk to people involved, many inconsistencies in the stories arise, some which they know are outright lies. Beyond wading through the stories to catch the lies that are said on purpose, they have find the holes in the stories to discover what some may believe to be the truth but aren't. In the end, Wolfgang may come a little closer to Norman's belief that there was a deep conspiracy orchestrated at the highest levels of authority. Meanwhile, Rufus has to take some control of the distribution of the drugs with Bennie's death. Some of Bennie's operatives, most specifically Shorts, don't fully trust Rufus, while Lana has to decide if she believes Rufus is telling the... by Huggo

star 6.85
61 votes
Mandate of Heaven

#16 - Mandate of Heaven

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 18, 2015

Wolfgang has an asset in danger; gang members become divided; a new informant is field-tested; Miguel believes he knows what is to become of him.

star 6.70
105 votes
Five Spies

#17 - Five Spies

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 11, 2015

Wolfgang deals with a suspicious walk-in; Wing Lei is reluctant to enlist an outsider's help; Dee gets used to new surroundings; Miguel and Eva contend with mounting outside pressure.

star 6.65
106 votes
The China Shop

#18 - The China Shop

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 14, 2015

Wolfgang manages his assets for the Romeo Section while fronting as a university professor.

star 6.64
213 votes
Elephant Faces East

#19 - Elephant Faces East

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 2, 2015

A Wolfgang asset goes missing; a foreign agency invades Wolfgang's territory; Dee comes home to Vince, who is feeling pressure from all sides; and Rufus' plan is put in motion.

star 6.58
100 votes
West Ocean Ghost

#20 - West Ocean Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 28, 2015

Wolfgang is interrogated about his trip to Hong Kong; Wing Fan meets General Wu's unorthodox connection.

star 6.52
117 votes