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The Best Episodes of Cardinal

Every episode of Cardinal ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Cardinal!

Detective John Cardinal attempts to uncover the mystery of what happened to the missing 13-year-old girl whose body is discovered in the shaft-head of an abandoned mine. At the same time, he comes under investigation by his new partner, Lise Delorme, a tough investigator in her own right.

Genres:CrimeDrama
Network:CTV

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Cardinal" is "Catherine", rated 8.3/10 from 472 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Catherine" aired on 3/1/2017 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Helen".

  • Catherine
    8.3/10 472 votes

    #1 - Catherine

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-03-01

    Cardinal realizes he wasn't working alone and may be too late to save his daughter. Delorme has a decision to make when she finds answers.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Helen
    8.2/10 307 votes

    #2 - Helen

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-02-28

    Cardinal finds evidence that may prove Catherine was murdered, but he’s sidetracked by a development in the Island Road case.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Keith
    8.1/10 438 votes

    #3 - Keith

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-02-22

    Cardinal and Delorme know who killed Woody Baldwin, but now they must find him. Cardinal's daughter visits her mom.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Neil
    8.1/10 249 votes

    #4 - Neil

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-04-27

    Another abduction hits close to home as Cardinal and Delorme are caught in a race against time to save the next victim before it’s too late.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Mama
    8.0/10 281 votes

    #5 - Mama

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-02-21

    Cardinal and Delorme uncover the identity of the Island Road killer and link the double homicide to the ATM robberies.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Scott
    8.0/10 247 votes

    #6 - Scott

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-05-04

    Cardinal and Delorme close in on a secret from the past as they close in on the killer’s motives—and his identity.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • John & Lise
    8.0/10 302 votes

    #7 - John & Lise

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-05-11

    Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme make an unexpected arrest and follow a hunch to their killer's location, but he's one step ahead and stopping him will be incredibly risky.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Red
    7.9/10 442 votes

    #8 - Red

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-01-04

    Detective Jerry Commanda finds a confused, red-haired woman alone at a roadside bar with a bullet in her head. Red has no memory of who she is, how she got there, or who shot her. Even after the bullet is removed, she can’t remember anything. Commanda turns the case over to Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme, who must protect Red while trying to uncover her identity and shooter.

    Director: Jeff Renfroe

    Writer: Sarah Dodd

  • El Brujo
    7.9/10 374 votes

    #9 - El Brujo

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-02-08

    John and Lisa race to find Ray before he kills Terri and her brother. A betrayal threatens Cardinal and Delorme's case and their lives.

    Director: Jeff Renfroe

    Writer: Sarah Dodd

  • Sam
    7.9/10 352 votes

    #10 - Sam

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-01-24

    As Cardinal struggles in the wake of his wife’s suicide, Delorme becomes lead detective on both a double-murder and a string of muggings.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Roman & Irena
    7.9/10 304 votes

    #11 - Roman & Irena

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-01-31

    Cardinal and Delorme struggle to identify the victims, unaware that there is a witness to the crime, who is being stalked by the murderer.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Lemur
    7.9/10 285 votes

    #12 - Lemur

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-02-14

    Armed with new evidence, Cardinal and Delorme make a break in the case that could explain the motive behind the murders.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Robert
    7.9/10 331 votes

    #13 - Robert

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-04-06

    After a prominent Algonquin Bay politician reports her husband missing, Cardinal and Delorme suspect abduction.

    Director: Nathan Morlando

    Writer: Patrick Tarr

  • Adele
    7.9/10 262 votes

    #14 - Adele

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-04-13

    A shocking death and second abduction cause Cardinal and Delorme to believe their suspect is a professional killer for hire.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Barry
    7.9/10 255 votes

    #15 - Barry

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-04-20

    As Cardinal and Delorme work to find a connection between the victims, they realize that not everyone’s telling the truth.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Woody
    7.8/10 428 votes

    #16 - Woody

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-02-15

    A criminal breaks into Eric and Edie's basement and finds Keith. Issues between Cardinal and Delorme threaten their partnership. Cardinal takes risks in the investigation.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Jack
    7.8/10 299 votes

    #17 - Jack

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-02-07

    As Sharlene and her family hold Lloyd Kreeger captive, Cardinal and Delorme flush out an unexpected ally in their search for the killers.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • John Cardinal
    7.7/10 600 votes

    #18 - John Cardinal

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-01-25

    When the body of a missing girl is found, detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme set out to uncover the mystery.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Delorme
    7.7/10 471 votes

    #19 - Delorme

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-02-01

    Delorme risks the whole investigation as he tries to catch Cardinal red-handed. The killer gets closer to his next victim.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Edie and Eric
    7.6/10 446 votes

    #20 - Edie and Eric

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-02-08

    Eric urges Edie to torture Keith, Delorme worries that Cardinal has sidelined her and Cardinal gets a break in the Curry case.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Kevin
    7.6/10 378 votes

    #21 - Kevin

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-01-11

    Detectives John Cardinal and Lise Delorme identify the latest body as a local gun thief, their only suspect. Tracking the victim’s final days leads them to the local Northern Raiders biker gang, so they enlist the help of an expert, Staff Sergeant Alan Clegg from the Ontario Police Department (OPD).

    Director: Jeff Renfroe

    Writer: Jennica Harper

  • Toof
    7.6/10 344 votes

    #22 - Toof

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-01-25

    Having tracked down Terri, Cardinal gains her trust. Terri’s recovered memories give the team new information to work with and they make progress tracking Terri’s shooter.

    Director: Jeff Renfroe

    Writer: Jennica Harper

  • Northwind
    7.6/10 340 votes

    #23 - Northwind

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-02-01

    John and Lisa connect evidence from a new crime to a ritualistic murder and Terri's memories help make a connection to a possible suspect.

    Director: Jeff Renfroe

    Writer: Alison Lea Bingeman

  • Terri
    7.5/10 361 votes

    #24 - Terri

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-01-18

    Detective Cardinal and Delorme retrieve security footage of Red that helps identify her as Terri Tait, a student from Vancouver, BC.

    Director: Jeff Renfroe

    Writer: Alison Lea Bingeman