8.3
1,176 votes
Happy Valley

Happy Valley

BBC One 2014

Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Happy Valley

Happy Valley - S2E6

#1 - Episode 6

8.32

Season 2 - Episode 6

Catherine confronts Frances, while John's torment leads him to desperate measures.

The episode was rated from 725 votes.

Happy Valley - S1E4

#2 - Episode 4

8.31

Season 1 - Episode 4

Catherine's focus returns to the job in hand as she searches for the owner of the suspicious Milton Avenue property, with dramatic consequences.

The episode was rated from 694 votes.

Happy Valley - S2E5

#3 - Episode 5

8.10

Season 2 - Episode 5

Daniel suspects somebody at school might be responsible for Ryan's interest in Tommy.

The episode was rated from 722 votes.

Happy Valley - S1E6

#4 - Episode 6

8.02

Season 1 - Episode 6

Things get tense at Catherine's birthday party when a drunk Daniel reveals a different version of past events with Becky. Catherine's fears grow when she learns that Tommy has been spending time with Ryan.

The episode was rated from 659 votes.

Happy Valley - S1E3

#5 - Episode 3

7.93

Season 1 - Episode 3

Tommy brutally takes control of a situation when PC Kirsten McAskill pulls him and Lewis over. His actions have devastating consequences.

The episode was rated from 665 votes.

Happy Valley - S1E5
#6 - Episode 5
7.86
Season 1 - Episode 5

Catherine sinks into a deep depression as she learns that Tommy is still at large. The net finally closes in on Kevin.

The episode was rated from 669 votes.
Happy Valley - S2E2
#7 - Episode 2
7.83
Season 2 - Episode 2

Catherine arrives home with Ilinka, an emaciated Croatian woman who has been rescued after being trafficked and enslaved for the past four years. Meanwhile, John's panic over Vicky's threat spills out into his home life.

The episode was rated from 742 votes.
Happy Valley - S2E3
#8 - Episode 3
7.81
Season 2 - Episode 3

Tommy urges Frances to go further with her attempts at making Catherine's life a misery.

The episode was rated from 704 votes.
Happy Valley - S2E4
#9 - Episode 4
7.81
Season 2 - Episode 4

A birthday gift for Ryan reminds Catherine that danger may be closer than she thinks.

The episode was rated from 702 votes.
Happy Valley - S2E1
#10 - Episode 1
7.71
Season 2 - Episode 1

Even behind bars, Tommy finds a way to keep an eye over Ryan.

The episode was rated from 816 votes.

Last updated: jan 16, 2022

Comments

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wow what a suspenseful six hours that were! BBC can't do no wrong LITERALLY. Dark, intense, riveting and so scary but totally worth it. I was literally so edgy the whole time of watching it and thats how utterly GOOD it was.

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Dark, suspenseful, scary, impossible to put down. Be warned, this contains some nasty stuff, but it's a truly excellent drama.

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I saw the entire tvshow in two weeks. Very intense, better first season

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Outstanding British drama. Recently watched both seasons and I really hope there will another. Perfectly delivered, I loved it.

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This show is fantastic up there with very best that has ever produced WATCH IT you won't be disappointed PS it's obviously aimed at an adult audience not family friendly dispute show title ..

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I watched this belatedly despite many recommendations. The performances (especially Sarah Lancashire) are all top notch as is the script, the direction and everthing else. This series is dark, funny, brutal and so very human. You go from laughter to shock to tears in one episode. The entire series is truly a tour de force. Episode 3 in paticular is really brutal and harrowing, but even though later epsiodes aren't as graphic they still leave you shocked and hollow. Even the resolution, whilst it may bring tears, still leaves you under no illusions that these people are now broken. Many people wouldn't expect me to get so involved in a series. This did it though. I was shocked and appalled at the inhumanity and yet moved to tears when the warmth and humanity shone through. This was a joy to watch, laugh, cry and endure.

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Can't wait for series 2

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Amazing tv serie! Congratulations

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This show is absolutely fantastic.

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What a fantastic show, gritty working class English accents and all. The acting is spotless and the story lines are incredible with their insidious things happening in quaint towns vibe. 2nd season is shaping up to be excellent as was the first.

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