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The Best Episodes of The Fall

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

When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must track down and stop a serial killer who is terrorising the city of Belfast.

Genres:DramaCrime
Network:RTÉ One

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The Fall" is "Episode Six", rated 8.5/10 from 2081 user votes. It was directed by Allan Cubitt and written by Allan Cubitt. "Episode Six" aired on 12/17/2014 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode Five".

  • Episode Six
    8.5/10 2,081 votes

    #1 - Episode Six

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-12-17

    With Paul Spector in custody, DSI Gibson searches for clues to help find Rose Stagg.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Five
    8.4/10 1,854 votes

    #2 - Episode Five

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-12-07

    As the investigation tightens around Paul Spector, he makes a bold break for cover.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Six
    8.4/10 2,005 votes

    #3 - Episode Six

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-10-28

    The series concludes as Gibson and Anderson put fresh evidence to Spector, with explosive results. Spector's new-found friendship with another inmate develops, with devastating consequences.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Five
    8.2/10 2,148 votes

    #4 - Episode Five

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2013-06-09

    The killer's latest attack gives Gibson renewed impetus. As the net appears to be closing in, Spector makes a dramatic confession and a decision that binds his fate to Gibson.

    Director: Jakob Verbruggen

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Three
    8.2/10 1,809 votes

    #5 - Episode Three

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-11-23

    After the breakthrough identifying the killer, Stella Gibson must play a waiting game.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Four
    8.1/10 2,044 votes

    #6 - Episode Four

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-06-02

    When Eastwood's investigation into Olson's murder throws open some uncomfortable truths for Burns, Gibson comes under increased pressure in her hunt for Belfast's killer.

    Director: Jakob Verbruggen

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Two
    8.0/10 1,777 votes

    #7 - Episode Two

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-11-16

    Stella Gibson realises that her mistakes have put the life of Rose Stagg in danger.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Four
    7.9/10 1,737 votes

    #8 - Episode Four

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-11-30

    A shocking revelation proves how terrifyingly manipulative Paul Spector can be.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode One
    7.8/10 2,629 votes

    #9 - Episode One

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-05-12

    When a murder in Belfast remains unsolved after 28 days, DSI Stella Gibson is called in to review the case.

    Director: Jakob Verbruggen

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Two
    7.8/10 2,273 votes

    #10 - Episode Two

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-05-19

    DSI Stella Gibson's worst fears are realised as Spector's murder spree in Belfast continues and she faces very real consequences after a reckless decision.

    Director: Jakob Verbruggen

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Three
    7.8/10 2,112 votes

    #11 - Episode Three

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-05-26

    As DSI Stella Gibson takes control of the hunt for the serial killer striking women in Belfast, the realisation that his perfect kill is tainted pushes Spector into looking for his next victim.

    Director: Jakob Verbruggen

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode One
    7.8/10 1,912 votes

    #12 - Episode One

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-11-09

    Gibson continues her hunt for the killer.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Five
    7.8/10 1,417 votes

    #13 - Episode Five

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-10-23

    Spector's legal team are determined that he will never stand trial. Anderson and Ferrington make a discovery from the past that may help Gibson build her case.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Three
    7.4/10 1,483 votes

    #14 - Episode Three

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2016-10-09

    Spector's legal team move into action, determined he won't stand trial.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Two
    7.3/10 1,545 votes

    #15 - Episode Two

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2016-10-02

    Gibson and Burns are hauled over the coals by the Police Ombudsman and the Policing Executive for their conduct and handling of the case. When Spector’s name is released to the press as the arrested suspect in the Belfast Strangler case, his wife and family are forced to deal with the consequences.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode Four
    7.3/10 1,433 votes

    #16 - Episode Four

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2016-10-16

    Gibson comes face to face with the depths of Sally-Ann's desperation.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt

  • Episode One
    7.1/10 1,916 votes

    #17 - Episode One

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2016-09-25

    Stella Gibson has finally arrested Paul Spector, but he has been shot by jealous husband James Tyler, leaving the staff at Belfast General Hospital battling to save his life. As the shooting hits the news, the powers-that-be question Gibson's handling of the case, while Spector's young partner-in-crime Katie plots to help him.

    Director: Allan Cubitt

    Writer: Allan Cubitt