the show focuses on a fictional elite tactical unit, the strategic response unit (sru), within a canadian metropolitan police force (styled on the toronto police emergency task force). the sru are tasked to resolve extreme situations that regular officers are not trained to handle including hostage-taking, bomb threats and heavily armed criminals. equipped with high-tech tools and a cache of weapons and explosives, members use negotiation tactics and intuition to try to avoid the use of deadly force, only implemented when other options are exhausted.
premiered: July 11, 2008
ended: December 13, 2012
Genre: action | crime | drama | thriller
Network: ctv (canada)
Network: ion kpxg (united states)
aired: Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 minutes
Season 5 -- 13 Episodes (+special) -- Sep 20, 2012 to Dec 13, 2012
note: flashpoint airs in canada on ctv and the usa on kpxg
the scene caps from whichever network airs an episode first.
for this show it's usually ctv in canada, usually 1-2 days before the us.
the following schedule are canadian air dates.
5x01 -- Sep 20, 2012 -- broken peace -- team one tears through the city in pursuit of james mitchell, an armed and volatile man hunting for his ex-wife michelle. james's frantic daughter May fills the team in on the history of violence and abuse that she and her mother have escaped. as the team corners james on a hotel rooftop, a shocking turn forces ed into taking a tragic shot he wasn't prepared for.
5x02 -- Sep 27, 2012 -- no kind of life
5x03 -- Oct 04, 2012 -- run to me
5x04 -- Oct 11, 2012 -- eyes in
5x05 -- Oct 18, 2012 -- sons of the father
5x06 -- Oct 25, 2012 -- below the surface
5x07 -- Nov 01, 2012 -- forget oblivion
5x08 -- Nov 08, 2012 -- we take care of our own
5x09 -- Nov 15, 2012 -- lawmen
5x10 -- Nov 22, 2012 -- a world of their own
5x11 -- Nov 29, 2012 -- fit for duty
5x12 -- Dec 06, 2012 -- keep the peace - part 1
5x13 -- Dec 13, 2012 -- keep the peace - part 2 (series & Season finale)
special -- Dec 13, 2012 -- failed to link to the show information page. here's the url: