The BEST Episodes of Underbelly
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2020
Network: Nine Network
Underbelly is an Australian television true crime-drama and is based on real-life events. Each season of this multi award winning Television series takes you through the rise and fall of of real life Australian underworld figures as told from both sides of the law. As each new season unfolds you are in a different time period and City with new Crime Bosses and the Police that try to bring them to justice.
#1 - Alpha and Omega
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 27, 2010
In the explosive final episode, Doc Kanaan plots to kill John Ibrahim and gain control of the Golden Mile. Joe Dooley and Strike Force Lancer smash DK's Boys and restore order to Kings Cross. Dennis Kelly hires a hitman to clean up his dirty past, as he lobbies for the job of Police Commissioner. Kim risks her life to avenge her unfair dismissal from the police force.
#2 - The Crucible
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 11, 2010
Corrupt detectives organise an elaborate drug "sting" for their own profit. Meanwhile, senior police fear rampant corruption could lead to a royal commission.
#3 - Hurt on Duty
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 6, 2010
Supergrass Trevor Haken risks everything to gather evidence against his mates. Chook Fowler takes bizarre steps to avoid testifying on police corruption. Kim Hollingsworth's police career is jeopardised when she agrees to go undercover for the Royal Commission.
#4 - The Sentimental Bloke
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 16, 2011
Wally becomes an outcast when he gives evidence against Tilly's gunman. Big Jim is desperate to hide his cowardice from the rest of Razorhurst, while Kate shoots to kill when she is the victim of a home invasion.
#5 - The Good Lieutenant
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 20, 2010
Danny "DK" Karam recruits his own private army to terrorise the Golden Mile. Ruthless newcomer Doc Kanaan stages a bloody coup to seize control of the drug trade from DK. With the corrupt cops banished from the Golden Mile, gang violence spirals out of control.
#6 - Crossroads
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired May 23, 2010
Kim Hollingsworth finally reaches breaking point when her friend Wanda is found dead. Politician John Hatton achieves his goal of a Royal Commission into police corruption, and the announcement of a Royal Commission has an unexpected bonus for John Ibrahim.
#7 - Whips and Scorpions
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 21, 2011
The true story of glamorous crime queens Tilly Devine and Kate Leigh, and their deadly battle to control Sydney's underworld in the 1920s.
#8 - Fall Guy
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 25, 2010
Kim Hollingsworth organises a strip show for a police charity. Smalltime bouncer Benny Kassab has an audacious plan to become King of the Cross. Bill and Louis Bayeh fight off threats to their drug dealing empire. Trevor Haken's alcoholism takes a toll on his marriage and his ability to manage police corruption.
#9 - Team Purana
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 7, 2008
Detective Steve Owen finally gets enough evidence to arrest Carl Williams for murder. After nine years the gangland war is over.
#10 - Beauty and the Beast
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 13, 2010
Corrupt cop Dennis Kelly betrays his best mate to the Royal Commission, with tragic results. Gerry Lloyd makes a deadly deal with drug boss Shaka to expose corruption on the Golden Mile. Kim risks her life by going undercover for the Royal Commission. When the operation ends, she receives a shocking reward.
#11 - Dog Eat Dog
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired May 30, 2010
Under pressure from the Royal Commission, Trevor Haken's paranoia reaches new heights. Drug boss Benny Kassab suspects a rat in the ranks, with deadly results. Police cadet Kim Hollingsworth is haunted by her colourful past.
#12 - Into the Mystic
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 11, 2010
Ambitious teenager John Ibrahim earns respect when he cheats death and buys into his first nightclub. Naive country girl Kim Hollingsworth takes her first steps into prostitution, starting a chain of events that will rock the Golden Mile.
#13 - Saving Face
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 9, 2010
Louis Bayeh vows to avenge the drive-by shooting of his house. Debbie Webb becomes a whistleblower on police corruption, with shocking results. Kim Hollingsworth plans revenge on a police officer who betrayed her trust.
#14 - Squizzy Puts One Over
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 28, 2013
True story of the rise and fall of Australia's first celebrity gangster, Squizzy Taylor. Squizzy's grand plan to take over Melbourne's underworld comes unstuck when a bank heist ends in a murder and his best gal "Dolly" gets attacked.
#15 - Full Force Gale
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired May 16, 2010
John Ibrahim is under pressure following a spate of gang violence on the Golden Mile. Debbie Webb finds a powerful ally in her fight against police corruption. Kim Hollingsworth tests the loyalty of her new boyfriend with a sexy challenge. Dennis Kelly uses all his cunning to turn a corruption allegation into a career opportunity.
#16 - The Damage Done
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 4, 2011
Furious over Tilly's decision to kill Norman Bruhn, Kate sparks an all-out war by recruiting Tilly's prostitutes to sell cocaine. Snowy Cutmore returns to Melbourne for a fateful showdown with crime boss Squizzy Taylor. Fresh from his first kill, Frank 'The Little Gunman' Green wins the ultimate prize — Nellie Cameron. But can he keep her?
#17 - Bang, Bang, Kill, Kill
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 17, 2012
Unaware he is under police surveillance, Decker juggles two different hit-man contracts with the impending birth of his baby. Police get a crucial breakthrough in the hunt for Anthony Perish.
#18 - Kingdom Come
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 18, 2010
John Ibrahim dodges death after being shot, and gets some powerful career advice from George Freeman. Detective Trevor Haken strikes a profitable deal to control the drug trade in Kings Cross. Kim turns her back on prostitution and applies to join the NSW Police.
#19 - Jerusalem Revisited
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 23, 2011
Tillys decision to visit London has dire consequences for her business and marriage. With Tilly in London, Kate moves to seize control of the drug trade. Fresh from prison, Guido is determined to become the Al Capone of Australia; and the police suspect they have a traitor in their ranks.
#20 - Earning A Crust
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 2, 2008
Amid growing public unrest, the police establish Task Force Purana to combat the gangland war. Loan shark Mario Condello faces his own financial crisis, which he solves with brutal efficiency. Bitter rivals Carl Williams and Jason Moran take out contracts on each other’s life. Taskforce Purana detectives are furious when police corruption derails their investigations.
#21 - Barbarians at the Gate
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 23, 2008
Carl uses his high media profile to accuse Detective Steve Owen of corruption; Graham "Munster" Kinniburgh is gunned down and Mick Gatto tries to convince Carl Williams to end the gangland war; "Benji" Veniamin agrees to kill his former mentor Mick Gatto, but it's Gatto who lives to tell the tale; Carl and Roberta are rocked by the death of their closest friend.
#22 - Women in Uniform
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired May 9, 2010
Corrupt cop Dennis Kelly tries to further his career by joining the National Crime Authority. With her career in tatters, whistleblower Debbie Webb makes a fateful decision to join the fraud squad. Fed-up with prostitution, Kim Hollingsworth considers her career options.
#23 - Squizzy Breaks Some Hearts
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 11, 2013
Squizzy's gambling empire is threatened when rival Henry Stokes returns from exile. Tankbuster sends a deadly message to a nosey detective and Squizzy hosts the most lavish and debauched party the city has ever seen.
#24 - Suffer the Children
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 9, 2008
Jason Moran returns from self-imposed exile, determined to destroy his rival Carl Williams; death stalks a children's football match; Taskforce Purana finally gets the resources it needs to defeat the criminals; Benji is under constant police surveillance, so Carl is forced to find a new accomplice; Carl and Roberta celebrate their daughter's christening with a lavish party.
#25 - A Big Shivoo
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 2, 2011
Black Aggie strikes up a romance with Greg “the Gunman” Gaffney and gives-up prostitution. But she’s still dirty on Nellie for putting her out of work, so she fronts her with a cut-throat razor. Frank Green intervenes and gives Aggie thrice as many cuts and bruises than she started out with.