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.

Alpha and Omega

#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.

star 8.57
362 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Greg Haddrick
The Crucible

#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.

star 8.49
122 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Felicity Packard
Hurt on Duty

#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.

star 8.46
360 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Kris Mrksa
The Sentimental Bloke

#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.

star 8.46
173 votes
The Good Lieutenant

#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.

star 8.36
302 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Felicity Packard

#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.

star 8.36
392 votes
Directors: Shawn Seet
Writers: Felicity Packard
Whips and Scorpions

#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.

star 8.35
83 votes
Fall Guy

#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.

star 8.35
394 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Kris Mrksa
Team Purana

#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.

star 8.21
429 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Peter Gawler
Beauty and the Beast

#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.

star 8.19
361 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Peter Gawler
Dog Eat Dog

#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.

star 8.18
336 votes
Directors: Shawn Seet
Writers: Kris Mrksa
Into the Mystic

#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.

star 8.14
337 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Felicity Packard
Saving Face

#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.

star 8.13
304 votes
Directors: Shawn Seet
Writers: Kris Mrksa
Squizzy Puts One Over

#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.

star 8.10
106 votes
Full Force Gale

#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.

star 8.08
275 votes
Directors: Shawn Seet
Writers: Peter Gawler
The Damage Done

#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?

star 8.01
212 votes
Bang, Bang, Kill, Kill

#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.

star 8.00
128 votes
Kingdom Come

#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.

star 7.98
362 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Greg Haddrick
Jerusalem Revisited

#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.

star 7.97
233 votes
Earning A Crust

#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.

star 7.97
364 votes
Writers: Peter Gawler
Barbarians at the Gate

#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.

star 7.96
406 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Peter Gawler
Women in Uniform

#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.

star 7.95
176 votes
Directors: Shawn Seet
Writers: Peter Gawler
Squizzy Breaks Some Hearts

#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.

star 7.95
110 votes
Suffer the Children

#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.

star 7.93
442 votes
Directors: Grant Brown
Writers: Felicity Packard
A Big Shivoo

#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.

star 7.91
267 votes