8.3
5,716 votes
The Killing

The Killing

Netflix 2011

The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Killing

The Killing - S2E13

#1 - What I Know

8.53

Season 2 - Episode 13

Sarah and Holder's investigation comes to a close. Meanwhile, Richmond sets out on a bold new course; and a surprise source helps bring closure to the Larsens.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of The Killing from 818 votes.

The Killing - S4E6

#2 - Eden

8.39

Season 4 - Episode 6

Linden and Holder are confronted with the shocking truth behind the Stansbury murders.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of The Killing from 827 votes.

The Killing - S3E10

#3 - Six Minutes

8.30

Season 3 - Episode 10

Sarah copes with the consequences of past mistakes; Holder wrestles personal demons; Seward is truthful.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of The Killing from 850 votes.

The Killing - S1E12

#4 - Beau Soleil

8.29

Season 1 - Episode 12

The police connect Rosie to a suspicious website. Stan faces his demons while Mitch learns secrets she never knew about Rosie.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of The Killing from 799 votes.

The Killing - S3E12

#5 - The Road to Hamelin

8.25

Season 3 - Episode 12

In the Season 3 finale, Sarah risks her life when someone dear to her goes missing; and Holder's past is used against him.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of The Killing from 672 votes.

The Killing - S1E13

#6 - Orpheus Descending

8.23

Season 1 - Episode 13

The identification of the mysterious Orpheus provides a vital connection to the case. Mitch and Stan reflect on the past while contemplating their family's future.

The episode was rated #6 Best episode of The Killing from 801 votes.

The Killing - S3E8

#7 - Try

8.19

Season 3 - Episode 8

Sarah goes missing; Bullet makes a choice to save Lyric; a dark secret is learned.

The episode was rated #7 Best episode of The Killing from 816 votes.

The Killing - S2E11

#8 - Bulldog

8.18

Season 2 - Episode 11

A return to the casino winds up sending Sarah and Holder on the run, while Stan and Richmond face life-altering decisions.

The episode was rated #8 Best episode of The Killing from 744 votes.

The Killing - S2E12

#9 - Donnie or Marie

8.16

Season 2 - Episode 12

Sarah and Holder close in on the murderer. Meanwhile, the Richmond campaign preps for the election; and the Larsens seek to get their lives back in order.

The episode was rated #9 Best episode of The Killing from 755 votes.

The Killing - S3E9

#10 - Reckoning

8.14

Season 3 - Episode 9

The hunt for a pornographer leads to a shocking revelation; Holder looks for a scapegoat; Twitch and Lyric find their dream home.

The episode was rated #10 Best episode of The Killing from 820 votes.

The Killing - S3E11
#11 - From Up Here
8.11
Season 3 - Episode 11

Sarah seeks peace in the case's aftermath; the detectives pick up an unnerving new assignment; Lyric is tempted by her old life; Danette says good-bye.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of The Killing from 804 votes.

The Killing - S2E9
#12 - Sayonara Hiawatha
8.09
Season 2 - Episode 9

Richmond lends support to the investigation; Sarah tries to track down Rosie's key; and Stan deals with his troubled son.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of The Killing from 755 votes.

The Killing - S4E5
#13 - Truth Asunder
8.06
Season 4 - Episode 5

New information about the family murders surfaces. Meanwhile, Holder's loyalty is put to the test.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of The Killing from 746 votes.

The Killing - S4E4
#14 - Dream Baby Dream
8.04
Season 4 - Episode 4

Linden and Holder focus their investigation on a new suspect, and a tip from an informant leads Reddick to a shocking discovery.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of The Killing from 742 votes.

The Killing - S3E7
#15 - Hope Kills
8.03
Season 3 - Episode 7

Holder and Linden get a break in the case; Seward clashes with death; Bullet becomes a protector.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of The Killing from 817 votes.

The Killing - S2E1
#16 - Reflections
8.03
Season 2 - Episode 1

In the aftermath of the shooting at City Hall and Linden's discovery that the photo leading to Councilman Darren Richmond's arrest was forged, Sarah returns to Seattle to investigate a possible cover up and wonders if she can trust her partner.

The episode was rated #6 Best episode of The Killing from 802 votes.

The Killing - S3E5
#17 - Scared and Running
7.99
Season 3 - Episode 5

Bullet races to find a victim on the run before someone else does; Seward is discourteous to surprise visitors.

The episode was rated #7 Best episode of The Killing from 829 votes.

The Killing - S2E2
#18 - My Lucky Day
7.97
Season 2 - Episode 2

An ominous discovery is made at the Larsen house while Sarah travels to Tacoma to learn Councilman Richmond's dark secret. Meanwhile, Richmond is forced to come to grips with the fallout from the attack at City Hall.

The episode was rated #8 Best episode of The Killing from 678 votes.

The Killing - S1E9
#19 - Undertow
7.97
Season 1 - Episode 9

The police are thwarted in their efforts to arrest Bennet. Richmond thinks long and hard about removing himself from the Mayor's race. Mitch and Stan have had it with the police.

The episode was rated #9 Best episode of The Killing from 773 votes.

The Killing - S2E7
#20 - Keylela
7.97
Season 2 - Episode 7

The investigation refocuses on the casino; Stan has an uneasy face-to-face with Richmond; tension grips the Larsen house.

The episode was rated #10 Best episode of The Killing from 721 votes.

Last updated: mar 03, 2021

Comments

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season 1 & 2 the family plotline is kinda annoying. other then that really solid show. i love holder and lindens chemistry, great characters. the episodes focused more around the family are weaker than the rest but got better in season 2. the way it wrapped up whew season 3 finished the season in a night! loved bullet, story and writing were great (ruthless in getting you invested in the story and characters, building things up and making unconventional/expected turns)

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Kind of slow, but awesome. :)

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Loved s1-s2. S3 was less great, but still watchable.

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I love the show, I want more!

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Vou sentir tanta falta dessa série, muito boa, uma das poucas séries em que eu amei o final, maravilhoso!! :(((

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didn't really like season 4, everything felt too cold and distant. the story wasn't as interesting as in the previous seasons. the way it wrapped up though, great ending. good thing i still have the original to watch!

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oooo, snaaap :) ...one of the best series of our times and definitely the most admirable characters..literally missing them

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Me costó ver la primera temporada, Me perecia muy lenta , pero cuando agarré el ritmo , es una historia atrapante y los personajes excelentemente construidos . La voy a extrañar

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Ahahahahaha they are shitting me, this show seems impossible to kill.

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