List of Due South episodes

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This is a list of episodes for the television series Due South.

Series overview[edit]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
12226 April 1994 (1994-04-26)1 June 1995 (1995-06-01)
2189 November 1995 (1995-11-09)19 September 1996 (1996-09-19)
31314 September 1997 (1997-09-14)22 March 1998 (1998-03-22)
41323 September 1998 (1998-09-23)14 March 1999 (1999-03-14)


Season 1 (1994–95)[edit]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal CAN. air dateOriginal U.K. air date
10"Pilot"Fred GerberPaul Haggis26 April 1994 (1994-04-26)9 May 1995
When a Canadian Mountie (Gordon Pinsent) is killed, his son (Paul Gross) travels to Chicago to investigate the matter. He will discover a cover-up and solve what happened to his father. The police officer Ray Vecchio (David Marciano) is involved in the search.
Featured music: "From a Million Miles" by Single Gun Theory, *"Superman's Song" by Crash Test Dummies
21"Free Willie"George BloomfieldKathy Slevin & Paul Haggis22 September 1994 (1994-09-22)16 May 1995
Constable Fraser (Paul Gross) begins his new life in Chicago by moving into an apartment, and immediately apprehends a purse snatcher who is in possession of a gun used in a robbery. Fraser is convinced the boy was not involved in the crime and sets about helping him, placing Vecchio's job on the line while doing so.
Featured music: "It's All Over" by The Headstones
32"Diefenbaker's Day Off"Joe ScanlanKathy Slevin29 September 1994 (1994-09-29)23 May 1995
Fraser helps a little girl in his building whose father may be involved in an insurance scam, which is being investigated by a reporter.
'Featured music: "American Woman" by The Guess Who
43"Manhunt"Paul LynchPaul Haggis6 October 1994 (1994-10-06)30 May 1995
Sergeant Buck Frobisher, a semi-recurring character played by Leslie Nielsen, Fraser Sr.'s best friend on the force, is on the run from an escaped felon, whom he helped put away. Geiger will stop at nothing to kill him, now Fraser and Ray must help Buck to hunt down the killer and bring him to justice once again.
54"They Eat Horses, Don't They?"Tim BondStephen Neigher13 October 1994 (1994-10-13)9 June 1995
Ray and Fraser visit a supermarket, where all isn't what it seems. Several cases of food poisoning, and Fraser's keen nose, leads him to believe that the ground beef may contain other meat than just cow meat.
Featured music: "Uphill Battle" by Sarah McLachlan
65"Pizzas and Promises"George BloomfieldDavid Shore20 October 1994 (1994-10-20)16 June 1995
When Ray tries to scam a pizza company out of paying for his freshly ordered pizza, the recently parolled delivery boy's new car (with the infamous plate number RCW 139) is stolen. This leads to Ray and Fraser going under cover as used car salesmen to expose the owners' scam.
76"Chinatown"Lyndon ChubbuckDavid Cole26 October 1994 (1994-10-26)23 June 1995
Fraser and Ray go for a meal in Chinatown, when Fraser overhears a kidnapping. The person kidnapped is the restaurant owner's son, and the kidnapper is the local gang-lord. Things heat up when the FBI get involved in the case.
Featured music: "Prospero's Speech" by Loreena McKennitt
87"Chicago Holiday, Part 1"Paul LynchJeff King & Paul Haggis10 November 1994 (1994-11-10)19 October 1996
Fraser's next task is to escort a Canadian Diplomat's daughter to a ball, meanwhile, Ray is trying to track down a murdered mobster's contact list. Little do they know, their tasks will soon merge. To be continued...
Featured music: "Butterfly Wings" by Machines of Loving Grace Holly Cole and the Holly Cole Trio perform at the dance where Fraser meets the diplomat's daughter.
98"Chicago Holiday, Part 2"Lyndon ChubbuckJeff King & Paul Haggis17 November 1994 (1994-11-17)19 October 1996
Holly Cole performs at the ball at the end of the episode.
109"A Cop, a Mountie and a Baby"Steve DiMarcoPeter Colley & Kathy Slevin1 December 1994 (1994-12-01)30 June 1995
A mother abandons her baby in Vecchio's car. Fraser and Vecchio find the child's home and return the child to its father, unaware that the child is due to be adopted to pay off the father's gambling debts. They learn that the transaction is legal and had been agreed to by the mother, who was pressured to do so. When the father suffers a crisis of conscience and tries to cancel the deal, Fraser and Vecchio save him from being shot.
Featured music: "Fear" by Sarah McLachlan, "Worlds Away" by The Northern Pikes
1110"The Gift of the Wheelman"Jerry CiccorittiPaul Haggis15 December 1994 (1994-12-15)7 July 1995
A gang of Santa Clauses hold up a bank, but when one of the criminals double-crosses his cohorts - Fraser is mystified about his intentions. Also a slightly unexpected visitor appears.
Featured music: "Steaming" by Sarah McLachlan, "Henry Martin" and "Rumboldt" by Figgy Duff
1211"You Must Remember This"David Warry-SmithPeter Lefcourt5 January 1995 (1995-01-05)14 July 1995
Ray falls in love with a woman who saved his life, but later he realises that the woman is an arms dealer.
Featured music: *"Why'd You lie?" by Colin James
132"A Hawk and a Handsaw"David ShoreDavid Shore & Paul Haggis19 January 1995 (1995-01-19)21 July 1995
Fraser gets himself admitted to a psychiatric hospital to investigate the death of a patient.
Featured music: "Akua Tuta" by Kashtin
1413"An Eye For an Eye"Steve DiMarcoCarla Kettner & Kathy Slevin & Jeff King2 February 1995 (1995-02-02)3 October 1995
A neighborhood watch group of senior citizens formed by Fraser starts to take their duties too seriously.
Featured music: "Bone of contention" by Spirit of the West, "Stain" by Salvador Dream, "Push" by Moist
1514"The Man Who Knew Too Little"George BloomfieldFrank Siracusa9 February 1995 (1995-02-09)5 September 1995
Fraser and Ray are escorting a witness across the border to Canada.
Featured music: "Such is the situation" by The Sidemen
1615"The Wild Bunch"Richard J. LewisKathy Slevin & Jeff King16 February 1995 (1995-02-16)12 September 1995
Diefenbaker begins acting strangely and Fraser thinks that he may be reverting to his wild ways.
1716"The Blue Line"George BloomfieldDavid Shore8 March 1995 (1995-03-08)19 September 1995
Fraser's childhood friend, now a famous hockey player, receives death threats. Fraser agrees to protect the sports star.
1817"The Deal"George MendelukPeter Lefcourt30 March 1995 (1995-03-30)10 October 1995
A mafia boss and former schoolmate of Ray's, Frankie Zuko, insists that the police investigate the robbery of a church poor-box.
Featured music: "Ela Mater" from Stabat Mater by Antonín Dvořák
1918"An Invitation to Romance"George BloomfieldDeborah Rennard & Paul Haggis6 April 1995 (1995-04-06)7 November 1995
Fraser's delivery of a party invitation turns dangerous when the receiver's jealous boyfriend turns on him.
Featured music: "Sleeping Beauty waltz" by The Emperor Quartet
2019"Heaven and Earth"David Warry-SmithPhil Bedard, Larry Lalonde25 May 1995 (1995-05-25)24 October 1995
A homeless man who sees visions may be Ray and Fraser's only link to finding a missing girl.
Featured music: "At the Hundredth Meridian" by The Tragically Hip
21A20"Victoria's Secret, Part 1"Paul HaggisPaul Haggis & David Shore11 May 1995 (1995-05-11)14 November 1995
A woman from Fraser's past comes to Chicago, but does she have ulterior motives? To be continued...
Featured music: "Possession" by Sarah McLachlan, "O God, my God" by The Baha'i Chorale
21B21"Victoria's Secret, Part 2"Paul HaggisPaul Haggis & David Shore11 May 1995 (1995-05-11)14 November 1995
Featured music: "Fumbling Towards Ecstasy" by Sarah McLachlan
2222"Letting Go"George BloomfieldJeff King & Kathy Slevin1 June 1995 (1995-06-01)28 November 1995
After being shot, Fraser is in hospital investigating a blackmail scheme (an homage to Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window).
Featured music: "Plenty" by Sarah McLachlan

Season 2 (1995–96)[edit]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal CAN. air dateOriginal U.K. air date
241"North"Richard J. LewisJeff King9 November 1995 (1995-11-09)27 July 1996
When the plane taking Fraser and Ray to the Northwest Territories is hijacked by an escaped prisoner and it crashes, Fraser is left with a bad concussion, which leads to him being temporarily blinded. Ray must now help Fraser and himself to survive.
Featured music: "California Dreamin'" by The Mamas and the Papas
252"Vault"Steve DiMarcoJeff King & Paul Haggis & Kathy Slevin7 December 1995 (1995-12-07)3 August 1996
Ray is furious after being declared legally dead, and goes to withdraw his savings from his local bank. Fraser and Ray then get caught up in a robbery, which leads to them ending up being trapped in the vault, with only a matter of time before the air runs out. The episode ends with Fraser being fired.
Featured music: "Leading Me On" by Colin James, "Cha Shooky Doo" by Colin James
263"Witness"George BloomfieldPeter Mohan14 December 1995 (1995-12-14)10 August 1996
Ray ends up in jail for contempt of court, so Fraser has himself arrested in order to protect him.
274"Bird in the Hand"Paul HaggisPaul Haggis21 December 1995 (1995-12-21)17 August 1996
Fraser finds himself caught between his duty and his emotions when he is forced to protect the man who killed his father from a group of gun smugglers. This was the final episode written by series creator Paul Haggis.
285"The Promise"George BloomfieldMichael Teversham11 January 1996 (1996-01-11)24 August 1996
When sibling streetkids pickpocket an address book, everyone from politicians to the police go after them in a cat-and-mouse chase with deadly consequences.
Featured music: "Goodbye Train" by Big Sugar
296"Mask"David Warry-SmithJeff King18 January 1996 (1996-01-18)31 August 1996
A pair of valuable aboriginal masks are stolen from a museum and Ray and Fraser must unveil the many layered facades that seem to cover a host of Native tricksters.
Featured music: "Ragged Ass Road" by Tom Cochrane
307"Juliet is Bleeding"George BloomfieldJeff King & Kathy Slevin1 February 1996 (1996-02-01)7 September 1996
Ray finds himself torn between his love for a mobster's sister and his compulsion for revenge against Frank Zuko, the neighborhood Mafia don, whom Ray believes to have murdered Detective Gardino.
Featured music: "My Foolish Heart" by Pat Farenga, "Full Circle" by Loreena McKennitt, "Ghost of a Feeling" by Cindy Valentine
318"One Good Man, aka Thank You Kindly, Mr. Capra"Malcolm CrossStory by : Frank Siracusa
Teleplay by : Jeff King & Kath Slevin
8 February 1996 (1996-02-08)14 September 1996
Fraser faces off with a corrupt landlord in an attempt to keep his home, and his neighbourhood, from going under the wrecking ball.
Featured music: "Lock, Stock and Teardrops" by Andi Duncan
329"The Edge"Richard J. LewisSeth Freeman15 February 1996 (1996-02-15)21 September 1996
Fraser is pitted against a political assassin whose superior survival skills cause the Mountie to question whether or not he has lost his edge.
Featured music: "On the Run" by Pink Floyd
3310"We Are the Eggmen"George BloomfieldStory by : James Kramer
Teleplay by : Peter Mohan & Michael Treversham
22 February 1996 (1996-02-22)28 September 1996
Fraser saves the driver of a truck from a major accident, then is stunned when the driver nails Fraser, the Mounties and the Government of Canada with a $10,000,000 lawsuit.
Featured music: "All Praise Be To Thee" by Baha'i Chorale
3411"Starman"David Warry-SmithFrank Siracusa29 February 1996 (1996-02-29)5 October 1996
Compulsive liar Ian MacDonald drags Fraser and Ray into a web of lies and a search for his fiancee, Audrey, who he claims has been abducted by aliens.
'Featured music: "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You" by Scott Wiseman, "Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft" performed by Klaatu, "See The Light" by Jeff Healey
3512"Some Like it Red"Gilbert ShiltonLuciano Comici & Elizabeth Comici28 March 1996 (1996-03-28)4 January 1997
When Ray bumps into his eighth grade sweetheart, Anne, he offers his help in finding her runaway student - landing Fraser undercover as a woman teacher and Ray tracking down a gun that once belonged to Elliot Ness.
Featured music: "Flying" by Blue Rodeo, "Heart of Glass" by Blondie
3613"White Men Can't Jump to Conclusions"Steve DiMarcoDavid Shore4 April 1996 (1996-04-04)11 January 1997
Ray arrests Tyree, a high school basketball player, for what appears to be a gang-related shooting. Though he pleads guilty both Fraser and Ray believe he's taking the fall for someone else.
Featured music: "Peeps" by Cipher
3714"All the Queen's Horses"George BloomfieldStory by : Paul Gross & John Krizanc & Paul Quarrington
Teleplay by : Paul Gross
11 April 1996 (1996-04-11)18 January 1997
The RCMP's famed equestrian team, on a whirlwind tour of North American are held up by vicious terrorists who intend to destroy the train and all of its passengers. Luckily, Fraser and Buck Frobisher are on board. (This storyline is continued in "Red, White, or Blue".)
Featured music: "Ride Forever" by Paul Gross, "See The Light"
3815"Body Language"Jon CassarJames Kramer25 April 1996 (1996-04-25)12 October 1996
Fraser's daring rescue of a stuffed rabbit leads both him and Ray into a crossfire between rival mobsters battling for control of Chicago's strip joints.
Featured music: "New World Comin'" by Dawn Aitken, "Somebody's Been Lying To Me" by Black Market, "I'd Rather Be Your Lover" by Black Market, "Shut Up" by National Velvet, "Bonanza theme", "It's Greek To Me", "I Need New Tires", "Happy Birthday"
3916"The Duel"Gilbert ShiltonSeth Freeman2 May 1996 (1996-05-02)25 January 1997
Fraser and Ray play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a brilliant and resourceful adversary when a parolee seeks revenge on the cop who busted him - Ray.
Featured music: "Piano Concerto no. 1, allegro non troppo" by Tchaikovsky
4017"Red, White, or Blue"George BloomfieldStory by : Paul Gross & John Krizanc
Teleplay by : Paul Gross
16 May 1996 (1996-05-16)1 February 1997
Fraser is getting all the media attention as star witness at the trial of a terrorist and Ray doesn't like it. He likes it even less when the terrorist's family pay a visit
4118"Flashback"Gilbert ShiltonPeter Mohan & Michael Treversham19 September 1996 (1996-09-19)31 March 1997

While in pursuit of fleeing diamond thieves, Fraser is thrown from the back of the van and is so badly concussed that he loses his memory. With no other witnesses and the hostage in jeopardy Ray must race to get Fraser his memory back and recall the van's licence plate number (the recurring RCW 139).

Note: This episode, a clip episode, was slated to be the final episode of the show after CBS pulled its funding for the second time. The closing credits ran over various outtakes of the two leads breaking into laughter. CTV had a special airing of this episode, but CBS never broadcast this episode. It took almost two and a half years before it was officially shown in the United States on the TNT network.
Featured music: "Charming" by She Stole My Beer, "Butterfly Wings" by Machines of Loving Grace, "Possession" (acoustic version) by Sarah McLachlan

Season 3 (1997–98)[edit]

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421"Burning Down the House"George BloomfieldPaul Gross14 September 1997 (1997-09-14)30 May 1998
Fraser (Paul Gross) returns from a trip in Canada to find his home on fire and a stranger is masquerading as Ray Vecchio (Callum Keith Rennie).
432"Eclipse"Richard J. LewisJohn Krizanc21 September 1997 (1997-09-21)6 June 1998
Internal Affairs begins an investigation of Ray Vecchio, but Stanley "Ray" Kowalski is staking out a crypt in pursuit of a criminal from his past. Fraser must find him and get him to return to refute the charges.
Featured music: "Oh, What a Feeling" by Crowbar
443"I Coulda Been a Defendant"Jimmy KaufmanJeff F. King28 September 1997 (1997-09-28)13 June 1998
Fraser and Kowalski protect a hero who turns out to be a Federally protected witness.
Featured music: "Brothers in Arms" by Dire Straits
454"Strange Bedfellows"George BloomfieldR.B. Carney5 October 1997 (1997-10-05)20 June 1998
Fraser and Kowalski work as bodyguards for the City councilman who is dating Kowalski's ex-wife.
Featured music: "Brindisi" by Verdi, "Wiener Blut" by The Emperor Quartet, "De Cara a la Pared" by Lhasa de Sela
465"Seeing is Believing"Steve DiMarcoMichael Teversham12 October 1997 (1997-10-12)21 December 1998
Thatcher, Kowalski and Welsh witness a murder in a mall, but their versions of the events differ. So Fraser has to solve the crime.
Featured music: "November", "Sirens", "Premonition" by Mythos
476"Bounty Hunter"Steve DiMarcoGeorge F. Walker19 October 1997 (1997-10-19)27 June 1998
Fraser helps a woman with three children who is a bounty hunter.
Featured music: "Unloved" by Jann Arden, "You're Everywhere" by Blue Rodeo
487"Mountie and Soul"Steve DiMarcoR.B. Carney26 October 1997 (1997-10-26)7 June 1999
Fraser and Kowalski investigate a murder related to boxing.
Featured music: "Slave to Your Love" by Dutch Robinson, "Cubically Contained" by Headstones
498"Spy vs. Spy"Paul LynchDavid Cole2 November 1997 (1997-11-02)22 December 1998
Fraser's chess partner claims that he is a spy.
509"Asylum"George BloomfieldPaul Quarrington16 November 1997 (1997-11-16)31 May 1999
Kowalski is framed for the murder of a crime boss. Fraser tries to find the real murderer.
Featured music: "Boring Days" by Race
5110"Perfect Strangers"Francis DambergerDavid Cole30 November 1997 (1997-11-30)23 December 1998
Fraser must find a flight attendant's killer. Inspector Thatcher asks him to support her in the process of becoming a mother.
Featured music: "Heroic Doses" by Glueleg, "Memorare" by Benedictine Monks of Saint-Benoit-du-Lac, "Watching the Apples Grow" by Stan Rogers
5211"Dead Guy Running"George BloomfieldJulie Lacey4 January 1998 (1998-01-04)14 June 1999
When Ray punches the wall of an interrogation room, he and Fraser discover a corpse behind it.
5312"Mountie on the Bounty, Part  1"George BloomfieldR.B. Carney, Paul Gross & John Krizanc15 March 1998 (1998-03-15)3 January 1999
Fraser and Kowalski begin a murder investigation that leads them on a Great Lakes freighter.
Featured music: "Robert MacKenzie" by Paul Gross and Captain Tractor, "Sophia's Pipes" by Ashley MacIsaac , "Barrett's Privateers" by Stan Rogers
Note: Paul Gross intended to use the Gordon Lightfoot song "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" in the episode and Lightfoot granted permission on the condition the families of the sailors agree. But reluctant to cause the families additional pain, Gross and Jay Semko instead wrote and composed "Robert Mackenzie" for the episode. To be continued...[1]
5413"Mountie on the Bounty, Part  2"George BloomfieldR.B. Carney, Paul Gross & John Krizanc22 March 1998 (1998-03-22)10 January 1999
Fraser and Kowalski chase the criminals with the gold bullions.
Featured music: "Drunken Sailor" by Captain Tractor, "Czardas" by Leahy, "Robert MacKenzie" by Paul Gross and Captain Tractor

Season 4 (1998–99)[edit]

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551"Doctor Longball"Larry McLeanPaul Quarrington23 September 1998 (1998-09-23)5 July 1999
Fraser, Welsh and Kowalski go to the small town of Willison to aid the town's baseball team, that is the victim of nasty mishaps.
Featured music: "Take me out to the ballgame" by Trevor Hurst
562"Easy Money"George BloomfieldDavid Shore30 September 1998 (1998-09-30)12 July 1999
Fraser's mentor Quinn comes to Chicago to stop the power company from flooding his land. While waiting to speak with the company's president he and Fraser interrupt a jewelry heist and catch one of the thieves, but they still have to find the jewels.
573"A Likely Story"Stephen SurjikDavid Young21 January 1999 (1999-01-21)19 July 1999
Fraser investigates the murder of a pretzel vendor.
584"Odds"Steve DiMarcoRob Forsyth11 November 1998 (1998-11-11)26 July 1999

Ray's bust of an illegal poker game is interrupted by a gunman who makes off with the money. The Chicago PD arrest the players, one of whom becomes bait in an even higher stakes game.

Special Guest Star: Stephanie Romanov
595"The Ladies Man"George BloomfieldJohn Krizanc21 October 1998 (1998-10-21)2 August 1999
Ray is on edge because an inmate on death-row that he arrested is due to be executed. He goes to visit her in prison and finds that he no longer believes she's guilty, now he and Fraser have less than 48 hours to reexamine the old case.
606"Mojo Rising"Bruce PitmanFrank Siracusa28 October 1998 (1998-10-28)9 August 1999
Fraser and Ray interrupt what looks like a hold-up but turns out to be an arrest. The suspect flees in Ray's car leading the pair on a hunt through the Haitian community in Chicago and involving them deeply in practices of Voudoun.
617"Mountie Sings the Blues"Larry McLeanGail Collins & David Cole18 November 1998 (1998-11-18)16 August 1999
A Canadian country singer (played by country singer Michelle Wright) is offered the protection of the Consulate and the police after receiving a death threat during her tour in Chicago. Fraser and Ray investigate who might be after her and the singer takes an interest in Fraser and his singing skills, asking him to sing a chorus to her cover of "Nobody's Girl"
628"Good for the Soul"George BloomfieldPeter Mohan16 December 1998 (1998-12-16)6 September 1999
Fraser gets in trouble with a mob boss when he insists that he apologizes to the waiter he backhanded and persists on interfering with his business. Ray tries to convince Fraser to drop it but Fraser refuses.
Featured music: "Watching the Apples Grow" by Stan Rogers
639"Dead Men Don't Throw Rice"George BloomfieldDavid Cole4 November 1998 (1998-11-04)13 September 1999
Fraser and Kowalski protect a witness before he testifies. However, after losing said witness, its up to Fraser to go a coffin!
6410"Say Amen"George BloomfieldJohn Krizanc4 March 1999 (1999-03-04)20 September 1999
Fraser, Kowalski and Thatcher witness the kidnapping of a young girl. The clues lead to a church.
6511"Hunting Season"Francis DambergerJohn Krizanc11 March 1999 (1999-03-11)11 October 1999
Constable Maggie Mackenzie, on the trail of her husband's killers, ends up in Chicago. Fraser and Kowalski vie for her attentions.
Featured music: "Song for a Winter's Night" by Sarah McLachlan, "Watching the Apples Grow" by Stan Rogers
6612"Call of the Wild, Part 1"Steve DiMarcoPaul Gross & R. B. Carney14 March 1999 (1999-03-14)25 October 1999
A homicide investigation leads Fraser and Kowalski to a major arms smuggling operation masterminded by Fraser Sr.'s old adversary Holloway Muldoon —the man who murdered Fraser's mother. As Fraser and Kowalski pursue the case, they come up against the Feds, accidentally blowing the cover of the real Ray Vecchio. As Part I ended, Fraser and Kowalski had pursued arms dealer Holloway Muldoon to an airfield, arriving just in time to cling to the fuselage of the departing plane. To be continued...
Featured music: "Full of Grace" by Sarah McLachlan
6713"Call of the Wild, Part 2"Steve DiMarcoPaul Gross & R. B. Carney14 March 1999 (1999-03-14)1 November 1999
Fraser and Kowalski pursue an arms dealer to the Yukon, where they trek across dangerous ice fields to intercept a mysterious arms shipment on Franklin Bay. Joining forces with Thatcher, Turnbull and Buck Frobisher's legendary northern detachment, Fraser and Kowalski take on the buyers - Cyrus Bolt and his revolutionary militia.
Featured music: "Resurrection" by Moist, "Northwest Passage" by Stan Rogers, "Holy Tears" by Tara MacLean


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