The Fall: Season 1

The Fall: Season 1

The Fall: Season 1

A determined policewoman (Gillian Anderson, The X-Files) struggles to capture a serial killer (Jamie Dornan, 50 Shades of Grey) hidden in plain sight in this three-season BBC crime thriller.

2013UKBBC
Crime

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
12 April 2021

Dark Descent

When a murder in Belfast remains unsolved after 28 days, DSI Stella Gibson is called in to review the case.

EPISODE 1.2
12 April 2021

Darkness Visible

DSI Stella Gibson's worst fears are realised as Spector's murder spree in Belfast continues and she faces very real consequences after a reckless decision.

EPISODE 1.3
12 April 2021

Insolence & Wine

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.

EPISODE 1.4
12 April 2021

My Adventurous Song

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.

EPISODE 1.5
12 April 2021

The Vast Abyss

The killer's latest attack gives Gibson renewed impetus. As the net appears to be closing in, Spector makes a dramatic confession and a decision that binds his fate to Gibson.

The Fall: Season 1 / Reviews

The New York Times

The New York Times

It’s a fine show, relying on slow-building tension rather than the gory shock value of series like “The Following,” and the five-episode arc now on Netflix is worth a look if you haven’t had your fill of cat-and-mouse dynamics.... Oddly, the character developed the least may be Ms. Anderson’s.

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Salon

Salon

Some of these moments are memorable and stark. More are soporific. Both lend themselves to The Fall’s tone: these days, slow is what passes for serious. Anderson’s performance is what makes The Fall worth watching.

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