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The Best Episodes of Flashpoint

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

The Strategic Response Unit (SRU) is an elite team of cops who specialize in high-risk critical incidents. Trained in tactics and psychology, they deal with extreme situations, where split-second decisions could save a life...or cost one.

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The best episode of "Flashpoint" is "Keep the Peace (2)", rated 9.2/10 from 251 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Keep the Peace (2)" aired on 1/22/2012 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Keep the Peace (1)".

  • Keep the Peace (2)
    9.2/10 251 votes

    #1 - Keep the Peace (2)

    Season 5 Episode 13 - Aired 2012-01-22

    The second of the two-part series finale, and Team One faces a serial bomber who takes an entire city hostage. They are put to the ultimate test in this shocking conclusion, changing Team One forever.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Keep the Peace (1)
    9.0/10 233 votes

    #2 - Keep the Peace (1)

    Season 5 Episode 12 - Aired 2012-01-15

    In part one of the series finale, Team One faces it’s most chilling adversary yet: a brilliant serial bomber who takes an entire city hostage. They are put to the ultimate test in this shocking conclusion, changing Team One forever.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • One Wrong Move
    8.8/10 291 votes

    #3 - One Wrong Move

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 2009-09-25

    A wave of terrorist bombs shuts down the city, pushing Team One to the limit and putting one of their own on the line.

    Director: David Frazee

    Writer: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern

  • Shockwave
    8.6/10 178 votes

    #4 - Shockwave

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2011-08-19

    Torn from his dying father’s bedside, Spike joins Team One to face their largest bomb threat yet, but realizes the only way to diffuse the bomb is to get inside the dangerous mind of its creator.

    Director: David Frazee

    Writer: N/A

  • Last Dance
    8.5/10 249 votes

    #5 - Last Dance

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2009-05-08

    The team must track down a young woman dying of a brain disease when she and her finacé go on a crime spree.

    Director: Charles Binamé

    Writer: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern

  • Jumping at Shadows
    8.5/10 188 votes

    #6 - Jumping at Shadows

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2010-09-10

    A girl calls a 911 dispatcher to say an intruder in trying to break in, the dispatcher doesn't believe that an actual intruder is breaking into the house until gunshots are heard. When SRU arrives on scene there is no sign of the girl. Greg's son comes for a visit.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Planets Aligned
    8.4/10 272 votes

    #7 - Planets Aligned

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2008-09-18

    The SRU attempts to rescue a kidnapped girl who is being held at a booby-trapped house, but while on the job they learn that one of the abductors is a teen who went missing several years earlier.

    Director: Clark Johnson

    Writer: Tracey Forbes

  • Lawmen
    8.4/10 150 votes

    #8 - Lawmen

    Season 5 Episode 11 - Aired 2013-01-08

    A vigilante cops quest for justice puts the lives of both Parker and Eds sons in danger

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Between Heartbeats
    8.3/10 225 votes

    #9 - Between Heartbeats

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2009-02-13

    "Between Heartbeats" is the thirteenth episode in the first season of the Canadian police drama television series Flashpoint. The episode first aired on February 13, 2009. In international markets, this episode is billed as episode 13 of season 1, while in North America, the episode aired as the fourth episode of season 2.

    Director: David Frazee

    Writer: Tassie Cameron, Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern

  • Perfect Storm
    8.3/10 243 votes

    #10 - Perfect Storm

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2009-05-01

    The team must diffuse a volatile situation when a student pushed to the limit by bullies bring a gun to school.

    Director: Holly Dale

    Writer: Tassie Cameron

  • Attention Shoppers
    8.2/10 300 votes

    #11 - Attention Shoppers

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2008-08-14

    When a group of girls torment a troubled teen at the mall, the teenage rivalry turns deadly. The SRU is forced to put a lock down in place to control the situation.

    Director: Holly Dale

    Writer: Tracey Forbes

  • Behind the Blue Line
    8.2/10 203 votes

    #12 - Behind the Blue Line

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2009-11-20

    The team tries to capture a gunman who's shooting inside a historic arena. The investigation causes Sam to question his place on the team.

    Director: David Frazee

    Writer: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern

  • Grounded
    8.2/10 147 votes

    #13 - Grounded

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2011-09-19

    Hijackers commandeer a passenger jet to bargain for a prisoner release. The lives of forty passengers and crew hang in the balance of negotiations over the prisoner, a relative of the terrorists. An ambitious passenger irks the hijackers, when she starts to text the police. Team One eventually storms the jet at the city airport. Stressed, Parker agonizes over shooting the hijackers.

    Director: David Frazee

    Writer: Karen Walton

  • Priority of Life
    8.2/10 169 votes

    #14 - Priority of Life

    Season 4 Episode 17 - Aired 2011-12-06

    Dr. Toth confronts Parker with devastating news; Team One responds to a break-in at a bio-lab across town.

    Director: David Frazee

    Writer: Mark Ellis, Alex Levine

  • Broken Peace
    8.2/10 260 votes

    #15 - Broken Peace

    Season 5 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-10-16

    Team One must keep the peace when a broken, volatile man goes to dangerous extremes to set things right with his ex-wife and his estranged daughter.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Never Kissed a Girl
    8.1/10 247 votes

    #16 - Never Kissed a Girl

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2008-09-11

    When a young man holds a courtroom hostage in an attempt to clear his name for a crime he didn't commit, an SRU team member is in the wrong place at the wrong time and must find a way to safely defuse a critical situation.

    Director: Charles Binamé

    Writer: Esta Spalding

  • Acceptable Risk
    8.1/10 169 votes

    #17 - Acceptable Risk

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2010-09-17

    In the wake of a museum gala shooting spree, the SRU's actions and judgments are called into question; however, the investigator seems to be focusing on Sgt. Parker in particular.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Blue on Blue
    8.1/10 166 votes

    #18 - Blue on Blue

    Season 4 Episode 15 - Aired 2011-11-22

    Spike responds to a distress call from Sam's sister and finds himself in a hostile situation. The rest of Team One races to a call at the ultra-secure Metro Evidence Depot and finds a deadly connection between the two cases - one that puts Spike's life on the line.

    Director: Stefan Pleszczynski

    Writer: N/A

  • We Take Care Of Our Own
    8.1/10 129 votes

    #19 - We Take Care Of Our Own

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-12-11

    An armoured car robbery pits Team One against an elite group of ex-soldiers who will stop at nothing to create a new life for themselves.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Fault Lines (1)
    8.0/10 174 votes

    #20 - Fault Lines (1)

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2011-02-06

    Team One grapples with life and death choices and tough decisions that leave viewers wondering if the team will ever be the same again. Dr. Larry Toth (guest star Victor Garber), a military psychologist and ‘team-breaker’, peers inside the heads of Team One individually, exposing deep secrets and faults. With the fate of the Team hanging in the balance, Ed’s (Hugh Dillon) wife Sophie (Janaya Stephens) goes into labour, Parker’s (Enrico Colantoni) leadership is questioned, Spike (Sergio Di Zio) and Wordy (Michael Cram) stare down the barrel of a life outside the SRU, and Sam (David Paetkau) and Jules (Amy Jo Johnson) must confront whether they’re willing to give up the job for each other. As Parker waits to hear the fate of his team, a devastating call comes into the station, involving one of his own.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Personal Effects (2)
    8.0/10 180 votes

    #21 - Personal Effects (2)

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2011-07-08

    The team members hunt for the gunman who shot Ed and learn that the shooter is linked to a drug lord. Meanwhile, Ed undergoes surgery; and his wife experiences complications while delivering their baby.

    Director: Kelly Makin

    Writer: Mark Ellis

  • Run to Me
    8.0/10 134 votes

    #22 - Run to Me

    Season 5 Episode 3 - Aired 2012-10-30

    Team One is on the trail of the notorious Business Card Bandit only to discover the shocking truth about the robbers identity.

    Director: Stefan Pleszczynski

    Writer: N/A

  • The Element of Surprise
    7.9/10 294 votes

    #23 - The Element of Surprise

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2008-07-24

    The team helps out some undercover agents who are involved in a major drug bust. However, the operation goes wrong when a customer gets in the middle of it.

    Director: David Frazee

    Writer: Mark Ellis, Stephanie Morgenstern

  • Just a Man
    7.9/10 175 votes

    #24 - Just a Man

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2009-10-09

    Model prisoner Anton Burrows is up for parole but is denied when the victim’s family, the Amiris, speaks against him. Moments later, a ruthless gang incites a riot at Langstaff Maximum Security and takes the Amiris hostage. The SRU are called in and Ed is surprised to find an old friend acting as riot spokesman. Investigation leads the team to suspect the gang is plotting a break, but they discover the gang’s true agenda is much worse.

    Director: Holly Dale

    Writer: N/A

  • A Day in the Life
    7.9/10 166 votes

    #25 - A Day in the Life

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2011-08-12

    When Raf, a new recruit, joins Team One, he learns what it means to be a member of the Strategic Response Unit on one of their toughest days of the year for hostage and suicide situations.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Mark Ellis