8.3
159 votes
Love/Hate

Love/Hate

RTÉ One 2010

A crime drama serial set in Dublin's gangland. When a catastrophic event ignites the tensions in a small-time drug gang, family, friends and community must live with the impact.

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The 10 Worst Episodes of Love/Hate

Love/Hate - S1E2

#1 - Episode 2

7.48

Season 1 - Episode 2

Darren is tracking Jimmy Byrne, the chief suspect in the gangland killing. But in the meantime he needs to work and he soon finds himself slipping back into working for gangland boss John Boy Power. In a world of paranoia and betrayal will Darren be able to keep his wits about him, kill Jimmy Byrne and find love again with Rosie?

The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 116 votes.

Love/Hate - S1E1

#2 - Episode 1

7.66

Season 1 - Episode 1

Darren Tracey skipped Dublin when a gun was found in his house and he’s been living the past year in Spain, but he decides to risk it and come back to Dublin. He’s homesick and a party for his brother’s release from prison is the perfect excuse. It’s only for the weekend but sometimes life is full of surprises - especially if you and your friends are in gangland.

The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 158 votes.

Love/Hate - S2E3

#3 - Episode 3

7.69

Season 2 - Episode 3

When a container of drugs is busted at the docks, John Boy decides to double cross Fran on their deal. Fran retaliates against John Boy. John Boy is furious and orders Nidge to pipe bomb Fran's house leaving Fran determined that the escalating gang war will not end until he has revenge.

The episode was rated #3 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 89 votes.

Love/Hate - S2E2

#4 - Episode 2

7.69

Season 2 - Episode 2

Disaster strikes the gang as a drug mixing factory is busted by the gardai. John Boy blames Stumpy who he believes sold them out. Darren, desperate to get out of the game, robs an ATM machine and makes a downpayment to John Boy against the debt he owes. John Boy, however, wants Stumpy taken care of and he wants Darren to be the one to deal with it.

The episode was rated #4 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 104 votes.

Love/Hate - S2E4

#5 - Episode 4

7.70

Season 2 - Episode 4

The crew are in festive spirits as Trish has the baby on Christmas Eve, while Rosie has come back to Dublin and Darren falls in love with her all over again. However the gang war is still raging, and John Boy orders Tommy - already caught between his friendship with Debbie and his worries about Siobhan's money runs - to kill Fran. The hit goes wrong, and someone else becomes fatally caught up in the aftermath.

The episode was rated #5 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 83 votes.

Love/Hate - S2E6

#6 - Episode 6

7.75

Season 2 - Episode 6

Nidge swiftly fills the power vacuum and gets the gang back to business as usual. Rosie has realised what her lover has become, and Darren is devastated when she breaks up with him. Meanwhile Mary finally realises the extent of Luke's psychosis as she finds him lurking in her bedroom at night.

The episode was rated #6 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 88 votes.

Love/Hate - S2E5

#7 - Episode 5

7.79

Season 2 - Episode 5

As tensions come to a head the gang threatens to implode: Luke's obsession with Mary is becoming more dangerous, while Siobhan's panic attack at the airport could get Tommy killed. Paranoid John Boy finally tips over the edge of sanity when he finds Debbie taking heroin.

The episode was rated #7 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 87 votes.

Love/Hate - S4E1

#8 - Episode 1

7.80

Season 4 - Episode 1

Dublin gang boss Nidge (Tom Vaughan Lawlor) has been blooded and has proved his mettle. He has killed friend and foe to become King. But the throne is a dark and lonely place.

The episode was rated #8 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 97 votes.

Love/Hate - S4E5

#9 - Episode 5

7.81

Season 4 - Episode 5

Nidge's preparations for the import operation are disturbed by an unwelcome encounter with a ghost from his past, and Nidge will do anything to prevent a terrible truth getting out. Isolated and increasingly paranoid, Nidge finds solace in his relationship with Janet and fails to notice that Moynihan and his undercover team are closing in on one of the conspirators...

The episode was rated #9 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 80 votes.

Love/Hate - S3E1

#10 - Episode 1

7.82

Season 3 - Episode 1

When one of his gang is mistakenly shot by a rival organisation, Nidge plays the diplomat... but a mad drunken Paddy's night slides out of control towards disaster.

The episode was rated #10 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 85 votes.

#11 - Episode 1
7.83
Season 2 - Episode 1

A year has passed since Darren's quest for revenge for his brother ended in him being shot by Stumpy as he tried to walk away from John Boy Power's toxic gangland world. Now, almost fully recovered but tortured by PTSD, he is working as a gofer for newcomer on the scene Fran, a mid-level cannabis and hooky cigarettes smuggler and loan shark. Meanwhile John Boy himself is spiralling. He's literally haunted by the death of his brother in the form of a mysterious ghostly figure he keeps seeing on the security CCTV system at his apartment stronghold. Profits are down in the ailing Irish economy and the police are closing in, the forensic accountants of C.A.B. seizing assets and generally making business impossible. John Boy plans to get his money out of the country and to retire to Spain, but his increasing cocaine use is making him more and more unpredictable and paranoid.

The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 104 votes.

Love/Hate - S5E3
#12 - Episode 3
7.84
Season 5 - Episode 3

Fran is banged up in prison but he and Nidge both still conspire to have each other killed, while Siobhan finds her dangerous drug fuelled double life is spiralling out of control.

The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 83 votes.

Love/Hate - S5E1
#13 - Episode 1
7.85
Season 5 - Episode 1

After almost losing everything to DI Moynihan's sting operation, Nidge travels to Spain to negotiate with a wholesale supplier for a new drugs shipment. Meanwhile, Patrick has returned to Dublin to exact revenge, and tensions between Fran and Nidge reach boiling point. Drama, starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor

The episode was rated #3 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 87 votes.

Love/Hate - S4E2
#14 - Episode 2
7.87
Season 4 - Episode 2

Nidge coerces his dentist into cooperating with him, unaware that Detective Inspector Moynihan is setting up a complex undercover operation to track and ultimately bring him down.

The episode was rated #4 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 84 votes.

#15 - Episode 2
7.88
Season 3 - Episode 2

Nidge sets out to persuade Dano he had nothing to do with his father's disappearance. Realising that a scapegoat needs to be found, he turns once more to Darren for help. Meanwhile, Siobhan struggles to cope with recent events.

The episode was rated #5 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 88 votes.

Love/Hate - S1E3
#16 - Episode 3
7.88
Season 1 - Episode 3

The gang come back from Nidge’s stag party in Prague to learn that Jimmy Byrne is back in town. His friends think Darren should kill him as soon as, but Darren’s not so sure. Tension mounts as Darren needs to make decisions not only about whether to follow through on his suspicions, but about what he should do about his feelings for childhood sweetheart Rosie. As Darren grows closer to uncovering the truth, tensions and suspicions rise among the gang. Darren in particular faces difficult decisions about his feelings for Rosie, his future and his loyalties.

The episode was rated #6 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 97 votes.

Love/Hate - S5E2
#17 - Episode 2
7.88
Season 5 - Episode 2

With Pauley's help, Nidge is back in business and arrangements are made for the first shipment under the new deal. Meanwhile Moynihan wrestles with a labyrinthine Garda bureaucracy.

The episode was rated #7 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 83 votes.

#18 - Episode 3
7.90
Season 3 - Episode 3

Nidge struggles to remain on good terms with Dano, as his web of lies and excuses threatens to unravel. Siobhan confides in her friend Donna - but it is only a matter of time before the secret gets out

The episode was rated #8 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 87 votes.

Love/Hate - S1E4
#19 - Episode 4
7.93
Season 1 - Episode 4

As Nidge and Trish’s wedding day arrives, gangwar is breaking out. John Boy and Hughie generate new plans and new recruits. Who will be with them? Darren is worried about John Boy and Hughie’s volatility, not just for himself but for his sister Mary and the kids. Relations between John Boy and Darren come to a head. Darren decides that it is in everyone’s interest that he heads for London. Can he end the war before he leaves?

The episode was rated #9 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 99 votes.

Love/Hate - S4E4
#20 - Episode 4
7.96
Season 4 - Episode 4

Moynihan's surveillance operation closes in on Nidge and Andrew's dummy run bringing in a shipment of mixing agent, while Fran plots a gruesome revenge.

The episode was rated #10 Worst episode of Love/Hate from 80 votes.

Last updated: oct 09, 2020

Comments

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Great take on gangland in Dublin Ireland.

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This is a brilliant bit of telly! Hardcore nasty people becoming nastier as the story progresses, well drawn characters and some great accents!

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