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The Missing

The Missing

BBC One 2014

A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Missing

The Missing - S2E8

#1 - The Mountain


Season 2 - Episode 8

The truth of the events leading up to Alice's return to Eckhausen in 2014 is finally revealed. Meanwhile, in 2016, Sam and Gemma are pulling together and join Julien in a desperate race against time, as they track Alice and Sophie's abductor from Germany all the way to the mountains of Switzerland.

The episode was rated from 892 votes.

The Missing - S2E7

#2 - 1991


Season 2 - Episode 7

Secrets from the past are uncovered as Julien finally learns the truth behind Alice and Sophie's abduction. But time is running out, and nobody in Eckhausen will listen to him. Has Julien cracked the case, or is he simply deluded? With nowhere left to turn, how far will Julien go in his search to find the truth? Meanwhile, Sam and Gemma are forced to make a heartbreaking choice and are pushed further apart than ever before. As Julien is forced to take matters into his own hands, Gemma joins him in a final desperate race to uncover the truth.

The episode was rated from 912 votes.

The Missing - S2E5

#3 - Das Vergessen


Season 2 - Episode 5

Julien and Jorn's investigation leads them further into the murky underbelly of Eckhausen and the secrets of its conflicting German and British communities. However, as he gets closer to the truth, Julien is dramatically let down by his own body. The Webster family drift further and further apart as Matthew gets involved with violent thugs and Sam seeks solace elsewhere. In 2016, Julien returns to Eckhausen to confront the prime suspect in Alice's abduction. Meanwhile, Eve and Jorn work together on following up Gemma's lead, bringing them closer than ever before to tracking down the missing girl. Sam and Gemma are finally moving towards a reconciliation, until a shock announcement looks set to shake them both to the core.

The episode was rated from 928 votes.

The Missing - S1E8

#4 - Till Death


Season 1 - Episode 8

The truth about Oliver's disappearance finally comes to light.

The episode was rated from 793 votes.

The Missing - S1E6

#5 - Concrete


Season 1 - Episode 6

In the present day, Tony and Julien make a breakthrough.

The episode was rated from 759 votes.

The Missing - S2E6
#6 - Saint John
Season 2 - Episode 6

It is now 2015 and Julien's health is failing, but his determination to track down the missing girl means he has not finished with the Webster case just yet. Back in Germany, the press descend on Eckhausen for a trial when a seemingly vital piece of new evidence comes to light. Gemma is surprised by a phone call from Julien and finds a new purpose that helps break through her stupor. A year later and Julien is still searching for his third suspect when he comes across a name that he recognises. However, he finds himself running out of time as friends in Eckhausen are beginning to question his mental capacity. Can he persuade anyone to listen to him? And will they make it to the missing girl in time? Meanwhile, Matthew's behaviour becomes more and more extreme, culminating in a violent altercation with life-changing consequences for the Webster family.

The episode was rated from 905 votes.
The Missing - S1E3
#7 - The Meeting
Season 1 - Episode 3

Progress into the case is initially slow but a shocking new lead emerges.

The episode was rated from 920 votes.
The Missing - S2E3
#8 - A Prison Without Walls
Season 2 - Episode 3

Julien returns to Paris to visit the father of Sophie Giroux, but Remy isn't all that pleased to see him. Meanwhile, Alice is upset by an argument in the house and begs her brother, Matthew, to act against his better judgment in order to help her feel safe. When another unforeseeable trauma hits the Webster family, it looks set to tear them apart for good. In Iraq, Julien finally comes face to face with the Awol British soldier he has been searching for - but not in the way he expected. The trail of evidence looks like it leads back to Germany, but will Julien and Stefan make it out alive? Back in Eckhausen, Gemma channels her energy into searching for the truth of what happened to her daughter, uncovering a vital clue.

The episode was rated from 941 votes.
The Missing - S2E2
#9 - The Turtle and the Stick
Season 2 - Episode 2

After Alice returns to her family home, the Websters struggle to deal with the trauma she has suffered. As Matthew is faced with an unbearable request, Gemma's suspicions about what happened to her daughter begin to grow. The Royal Military Police and the German police agree to share jurisdiction over the case and launch a search for the second missing girl. During a search, Julien discovers a key clue that points the investigation towards a local suspect. In 2016, war journalist Stefan Andersson is helping Julien make his way to Azwya across an active warzone. What is Julien doing out in Iraq? And will he make it home unscathed? Meanwhile, back in Eckhausen, Gemma and Sam continue to drift apart, while RMP staff sergeant Eve Stone has to deal with her father.

The episode was rated from 968 votes.
The Missing - S2E4
#10 - Statice
Season 2 - Episode 4

With Sam in hospital, the Websters begin to fracture as he continues to push away his wife and son. Gemma is forced to face up to the devastating truth of the destruction wrought on her family as she makes a statement to the press. While trawling through CCTV footage with German police officer Jorn Lenhart, Julien uncovers a surprising connection that implicates another major suspect. In 2016, Julien and Stefan return to Erbil to trace the lead they were given and discover a shocking truth that implicates two suspects back in Germany. Gemma continues her determined and desperate search for the truth about her daughter's disappearance, enlisting the help of Eve Stone. Her investigation seems to be hitting a brick wall, before she makes a breakthrough that implies the crimes of Alice and Sophie's abductor stretch further than originally thought. But will she make it to the missing girl in time?

The episode was rated from 946 votes.

Last updated: dec 18, 2021



Maybe the best Mini Series of 2014.


Absolutely fantastic show, would really recommend watching!


Regarding the missing season 3 of "The Missing"; Although Netflix does show this as season 3 of "The Missing", according to IMDB and TMDB it is a new show (spin-off) called "Baptiste". You can find it here: https://trakt.tv/shows/baptiste


OMG! SEASON 2 WAS FREAKIN AMAZING! DEFINITE MUST WATCH! I recall thinking season 1 was a little boring, but I liked the character, detective Baptiste. Regardless, I gave season 2 a try anyway. It was SO MUCH better! The whole cast, all of the characters were great acters, well written storyline. I LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT! I REALLY HOPE THERE IS A SEASON 3!


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Looks like Netflix has released a third season on June 18th, trakt has missed that? I've found six episodes.


The Missing has been set up as an anthology show, meaning the new season brings a whole new plot and a different set of characters.


good show,very well written,if you like mystery's with the human element,then this show is for you.the second season is way better than the first.


Season 3 is on Netflix but not in de app


Season 3 just showed up but i could swear I've already seen these

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