10 Worst 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.

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

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Flashpoint - S1E3

#10 - 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 - S2E18

#9 - Coming to You Live (Season 2 - Episode 18)


After hearing on the radio that a talk show host is holding a prominent politician hostage, seeking revenge for a murder he thinks the man committed years ago, the SRU team races to the station to talk the host out of killing him on the air.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 67 votes.

Flashpoint - S2E1

#8 - Eagle Two (Season 2 - Episode 1)

The team have to protect some VIPs, only to find they have a kidnapping on their hands and limited time to rescue the victim.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 129 votes.

Flashpoint - S2E15

#7 - Never Let You Down (Season 2 - Episode 15)


The SRU unit must rescue a woman from a delusional man who insists she is his missing daughter.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 71 votes.

Flashpoint - S5E6

#6 - Below the Surface (Season 5 - Episode 6)

A bomb tears through a quiet suburb, and Team One fears it's just the first blast in a war between rival biker gangs. Parker must stop a remorseful Criminal Intelligence Agent from risking everything to save the life of her young confidential informant.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 92 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E4

#5 - 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 - S2E21

#4 - The Good Citizen (Season 2 - Episode 21)

The SRU team attempts to stop a vigilante who is out for blood.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 60 votes.

Flashpoint - S3E3

#3 - Follow the Leader (Season 3 - Episode 3)


Two Brothers become involved with a white supremacy group planning a terrorist attack.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 81 votes.

Flashpoint - S1E1

#2 - 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 - S2E8

#1 - Aisle 13 (Season 2 - Episode 8)


A teen takes out his anger over a friend moving too far away.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 94 votes.

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