Touching Evil

The BEST episodes of Touching Evil

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

Touching Evil follows the exploits of the Organized and Serial Crime Unit (OSC). Maverick Detective Inspector Dave Creegan is the newest member of the unit, an elite, rapid-response crime squad. The OSC uses their diverse crime-fighting skills to bring justice to society. Along with his stalwart partner DI Susan Taylor, Creegan squares off against some of England's most dangerous criminals – a serial murderer of children, a killer intent on murdering hospital patients, and a cyber-criminal who lures young Web-surfers with a gothic fantasy game and manipulates them into committing violent crimes.

Last Updated: 8/22/2022Network: ITV1
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Innocent (2)
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8.55
38 votes

#1 - Innocent (2)

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/23/1999

Creegan, Taylor, and Rivers step up their pursuit of the ""garbage bag"" killer with the discovery of yet another mutilated female corpse. Creegan concludes the slayer doesn't hate the women he's murdering; he's targeting the men who are left behind. The killer's final mark hits much closer to home.

Directors: Bill Eagles
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Fiery Death (2)
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8.44
39 votes

#2 - Fiery Death (2)

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/6/1999

Another charred body is discovered in a nursery school. Matt Van Der Twest, the Hyndman House arsonist, is interviewed, but Creegan and Taylor are convinced he is innocent of the recent murders. Then the chance discovery of a child's drawing brings Creegan closer to the real killer, but not before one last victim is claimed.

Directors: Dave Moore
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Scalping (2)
star
8.22
41 votes

#3 - Scalping (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/30/1998

Although the brutal serial killer Emerson is locked in custody, a new murder suggests the OSC might be looking for a copy-cat or an accomplice. The OSC are forced to turn to Emerson himself for help and he names a trivial, but bone-chilling price.

Directors: Sheree Folkson
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Paedophile Ring (2)
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8.00
40 votes

#4 - Paedophile Ring (2)

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/28/1998

DI Creegan faces a personal crisis when his daughter and ex-wife are threatened by a tormented father who torches their house. Distraught father, Michael Hawkins, blames Creegan for his daughter's death. Meanwhile, DI Taylor goes undercover to a kids-for-sale orphanage in Albania, putting her job on the line when she rescues a child from a hellhole in Albania as the OSC comes closer to catching the paedophiles.

Directors: Alex Pillai
Killing with Kindness (2)
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8.00
55 votes

#5 - Killing with Kindness (2)

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/20/1997

Serial killer Jim Keller has given police the slip and is widening his scope of victims to include anyone who gets in his way. Eager to prove himself after past mistakes, Rivers throws himself into the investigation and into the killer's line of fire.

Directors: Marc Munden
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Scalping (1)
star
7.91
72 votes

#6 - Scalping (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/29/1998

Kidnapper-murderer whose fatal fascination with young women leaves Creegan with a new scar to bear.

Directors: Sheree Folkson
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Fiery Death (1)
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7.89
38 votes

#7 - Fiery Death (1)

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/30/1999

The discovery of a charred body in a derelict institution triggers off a hunt for a serial killer using fire as a weapon of death. Creegan is declared fit to return to work after his harrowing experience in Northumberland, and is reunited with Taylor to investigate the case. Enwright introduces a new recruit to the OSC, while Creegan offers comfort to Rivers' bereaved fiancée.

Directors: Dave Moore
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War Relief (2)
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7.67
40 votes

#8 - War Relief (2)

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/14/1998

Traumatised serial killer Jim Keller has escaped and is widening his scope of victims to include anyone who gets in his way. The OSC must find him and stop him before he kills again and DC Mark Rivers, determined to put past mistakes behind him, finds his own life in danger as he tries to persuade Keller to end the carnage.

Directors: Rachel Talalay
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Deadly Web (2)
star
7.62
50 votes

#9 - Deadly Web (2)

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/3/1997

While tracking an international pedophile ring, Creegan finds his own children targeted in a revenge attack by a distraught father who blames Creegan for his daughter's death. Meanwhile, Taylor goes undercover to a kid-for-sale orphanage in Albania, risking her job when she returns with a little girl. As the drama reaches its climax, Creegan's affair with Annie Jordan comes to a tragic end.

Directors: Julian Jarrold
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Deadly Web (1)
star
7.58
52 votes

#10 - Deadly Web (1)

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/27/1997

Annie Jordan kidnaps the child she says was coerced from her in a baby-brokering scheme. Suspecting links to an international pedophile ring, Taylor and Rivers pose as a childless couple in a sting to nab the ringleaders. Meanwhile, Creegan is becoming smitten with Annie.

Directors: Julian Jarrold
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Paedophile Ring (1)
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7.53
38 votes

#11 - Paedophile Ring (1)

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/21/1998

DI Creegan finds himself attracted to a woman who is arrested for the abduction of a child she claims was coerced from her in a baby-brokering scheme. As the OSC inquiry finds leads towards a major international paedophile ring, DI Taylor and DC Rivers pose as a childless couple in a sting to nab the ringleaders.

Directors: Alex Pillai
Innocent (1)
star
7.41
68 votes

#12 - Innocent (1)

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/16/1999

Creegan returns from psychiatric sick leave to clear a killer he helped convict. But the local police chief remains convinced the man is guilty-especially since the murder spree resumes after his release. All victims to date are married women with their hearts neatly cut out and left nearby in garbage bags.

Directors: Bill Eagles
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Killing with Kindness (1)
star
7.25
56 votes

#13 - Killing with Kindness (1)

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/13/1997

Lovingly washed, white-shrouded corpses are turning up across Europe, each with a neat hole in the skull. When the homicides hit Britain, the OSC gets the case, and learns the victims all knew each other in Bosnia, where they worked for a relief agency. He also catches a glimpse of the probable killer captured on a security camera. A man everyone thought was dead.

Directors: Marc Munden
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Through the Clouds  (1)
star
6.94
81 votes

#14 - Through the Clouds (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/29/1997

Before slaying and scalping his victim (always a young woman) a spooky serial killer e-mails his intentions to tabloid reporter David Laney. With Laney's help, the OSC lays a trap, and D.C. Rivers witnesses an abduction in progress. Trailing the killer to an abandoned shack, Rivers is joined by Creegan who confronts the psychopath, poised to slit the throat of his next victim.

Directors: Julian Jarrold
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Through the Clouds (2)
star
6.76
62 votes

#15 - Through the Clouds (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/6/1997

Though serial killer Emerson is behind bars, his murder spree somehow continues. Is it a copycat killer or an accomplice? Creegan, Taylor, and Rivers must turn to Emerson himself for help, and he names a trivial but bone-chilling price. Unwittingly, Taylor's new love affair with reporter David Laney is lining her up as the next victim.

Directors: Julian Jarrold
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War Relief (1)
star
6.71
42 votes

#16 - War Relief (1)

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/7/1998

A profoundly disturbed relief worker whose nightmares of atrocities committed in Bosnia impel him to erase the memories of fellow aides—permanently.

Directors: Rachel Talalay
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