10 Worst Episodes of Broadchurch

The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.

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Broadchurch - S2E5

#1 - Episode 5 (Season 2 - Episode 5)

As Hardy and Ellie continue their unofficial investigation into the Sandbrook case, new information forces them to re-evaluate the things they believe - is it possible that they've been wrong about everything so far? Barrister Sharon receives unexpected help, while local reporter Olly Stevens gets a major scoop.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 1161 votes.

Broadchurch - S2E2

#2 - Episode 2 (Season 2 - Episode 2)


The townspeople struggle to come to terms with recent events, and shock waves reverberate through Broadchurch. What will the impact be on the Latimers? Meanwhile, Paul continues his secret meetings and Hardy must face a figure from his past.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 1204 votes.

Broadchurch - S2E3

#3 - Episode 3 (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Hardy faces a race against time as Ellie discovers a startling new piece of evidence, forcing them to reassess their suspicions. Meanwhile, with DS Miller coming under intense pressure from all sides, life for Mark and Beth is about to change for ever.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 1223 votes.

Broadchurch - S3E3

#4 - Episode 3 (Season 3 - Episode 3)


Trish receives a shocking message, and for Hardy and Miller, suspects start to come into view.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 1960 votes.

Broadchurch - S2E4

#5 - Episode 4 (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Miller is struggling to control her sister Lucy amid family tensions, Alec must confront his demons, and Mark Latimer has to make a decision.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 1189 votes.

Broadchurch - S3E2

#6 - Episode 2 (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Shockwaves reverberate through Broadchurch as news of the attack spreads.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 2036 votes.

Broadchurch - S3E4

#7 - Episode 4 (Season 3 - Episode 4)

Trish returns to the scene of the crime - will she remember anything more about the attack? DC Katie Harford discovers a strong lead - a new suspect who doesn't have an alibi. Questioned by Ellie and Hardy, Cath reveals interesting new information about the night of her party. Finally, a breakthrough - Hardy and Ellie get a match on the male DNA found on Trish. An unknown woman walks into the police station. Interviewed by Ellie and Hardy, she delivers some devastating new information.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 1881 votes.

Broadchurch - S3E5

#8 - Episode 5 (Season 3 - Episode 5)


A new witness tells Hardy and Ellie their story. This information turns Ellie and Hardy’s understanding of Trish’s case upside down. Katie discovers a crucial new link between the case and a key suspect. Ellie and Hardy investigate the suspect’s alibi more closely and find worrying inconsistencies. Beth tells her supervisor about Trish’s case. Their discussion leads them to come forward to Ellie and Hardy with new revelations. Lucas reveals what he saw on the night of the party. Jim reacts violently, telling him to keep his mouth shut. A call from the owner at Axehampton forces Ellie and Hardy to hurry back to the grounds of the house once more.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 1834 votes.

Broadchurch - S2E6

#9 - Episode 6 (Season 2 - Episode 6)

Ellie tries to wrest back control, and time is running out for Alec Hardy. Meanwhile, Beth Latimer has to face an emotional ordeal alone.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 1187 votes.

Broadchurch - S1E3

#10 - Episode 3 (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Crime scene fingerprints lead DI Hardy and DS Miller to a suspect in Danny's murder. Steve Connelly approaches Beth claiming to have a message from her dead son.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 1477 votes.

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