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Season 1 2008

  • 2008-07-11T20:00:00-04:00 on CTV
  • 44 mins
  • 6 hours, 15 mins
  • Canada
  • English
  • Drama, Action, Adventure
Flashpoint is an emotional journey following the lives of members of the Strategic Response Unit as they solve hostage situations, bust gangs, and defuse bombs. They work by utilizing their training to get inside the heads of these people in order to make them reach their breaking point (aka their flashpoint).

9 episodes

1x01 Scorpio

  • Series Premiere

    2008-07-11T20:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

The team has to deal with a disturbed man who has just murdered his estranged wife and who has now taken a woman hostage outside of an office building. However, the situation only gets worse when his son arrives on the scene.

1x02 First In Line

  • 2008-07-18T20:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

A dying girl desperately needs a heart transplant and her father will do whatever it takes to make sure she gets one. Even if it means endangering his own life. The team is called and Parker attempts to defuse the situation.

1x03 The Element of Surprise

  • 2008-07-24T20:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

The team helps out some undercover agents who are involved in a major drug bust. However, the operation goes wrong when a customer gets in the middle of it.

1x04 Asking For Flowers

  • 2008-07-31T20:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

When a cop is being held hostage by an enraged family member, the team have to set aside their own feelings to resolve the situation. However, the tables turn when the hostage may not be who the team thinks.

1x05 Who's George

  • 2008-08-07T20:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

The SRU are called to a bank to deal with a hostage situation; Parker faces one of his toughest negotiations when the robber isn't who he thought.

1x06 Attention Shoppers

  • 2008-08-14T20:00:00-04:00 — 41 mins

When a group of girls torment a troubled teen at the mall, the teenage rivalry turns deadly. The SRU is forced to put a lock down in place to control the situation.

1x07 He Knows His Brother

  • 2008-08-21T20:00:00-04:00 — 41 mins

When the SRU responds to a violent altercation between a young man and his father, the boy flees the police and runs into the woods, sending the team on a manhunt.

1x08 Never Kissed a Girl

  • 2008-09-11T20:00:00-04:00 — 41 mins

When a young man holds a courtroom hostage in an attempt to clear his name for a crime he didn't commit, an SRU team member is in the wrong place at the wrong time and must find a way to safely defuse a critical situation.

1x09 Planets Aligned

  • 2008-09-18T20:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

The SRU attempts to rescue a kidnapped girl who is being held at a booby-trapped house, but while on the job they learn that one of the abductors is a teen who went missing several years earlier.