10 Best Episodes of Flashpoint - Season 1

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.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 14, 2023.

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Flashpoint - S1E1

#9 - Scorpio (Season 1 - Episode 1)

The team has to deal with a disturbed man who has just murdered his estranged wife and who has now taken a woman hostage outside of an office building. However, the situation only gets worse when his son arrives on the scene.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 233 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E4

#8 - Asking For Flowers (Season 1 - Episode 4)


When a cop is being held hostage by an enraged family member, the team have to set aside their own feelings to resolve the situation. However, the tables turn when the hostage may not be who the team thinks.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 143 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E3

#7 - The Element of Surprise (Season 1 - Episode 3)

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.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 153 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E7

#6 - He Knows His Brother (Season 1 - Episode 7)


When the SRU responds to a violent altercation between a young man and his father, the boy flees the police and runs into the woods, sending the team on a manhunt.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 127 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E2

#5 - First In Line (Season 1 - Episode 2)

A dying girl desperately needs a heart transplant and her father will do whatever it takes to make sure she gets one. Even if it means endangering his own life. The team is called and Parker attempts to defuse the situation.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 175 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E5

#4 - Who's George (Season 1 - Episode 5)


The SRU are called to a bank to deal with a hostage situation; Parker faces one of his toughest negotiations when the robber isn't who he thought.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 134 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E6

#3 - Attention Shoppers (Season 1 - Episode 6)

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.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 128 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E8

#2 - Never Kissed a Girl (Season 1 - Episode 8)


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.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 135 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E9

#1 - Planets Aligned (Season 1 - Episode 9)

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.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 125 votes.

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