The Fall

10 Best Episodes of The Fall - Season 1

When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must track down and stop a serial killer who is terrorising the city of Belfast.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 04, 2023.

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The Fall - S1E1

#5 - Dark Descent (Season 1 - Episode 1)

When a Belfast murder remains unsolved, Stella Gibson is brought in to catch the killer.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 2028 votes.

The Fall - S1E2

#4 - Darkness Visible (Season 1 - Episode 2)


DSI Stella Gibson's fears are realised as Spector's murder spree in Belfast continues.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 1702 votes.

The Fall - S1E3

#3 - Insolence & Wine (Season 1 - Episode 3)

As DSI Stella Gibson takes control of the hunt for the serial killer striking women in Belfast, the realisation that his perfect kill is tainted pushes Spector into looking for his next victim.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 1621 votes.

The Fall - S1E4

#2 - My Adventurous Song (Season 1 - Episode 4)


When Eastwood's investigation into Olson's murder throws open some uncomfortable truths for Burns, Gibson comes under increased pressure in her hunt for Belfast's killer.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 1526 votes.

The Fall - S1E5

#1 - The Vast Abyss (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Gibson arrives at the Annie Brawley crime scene and realises it is the work of the serial killer, while Burns and his team are still trying to piece together the events surrounding Olson's murder. Spector raises Sally Ann's suspicions when he asks her to provide him with an alibi and he decides to make one final play with Gibson that will bring the two hunters closer than either could have previously imagined

The episode was rated 7.98 from 1517 votes.

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