17. Real Life Situation | Skarpt läge
Beck and his team are not afraid to go beyond simple homicide cases and reach across borders. They find themselves at odds with the Intelligence service, as they discover seedy underworld transactions and links.
18. The Girl In The Cellar | Flickan i jordkällaren
A small girl is found dead in a deserted underground cellar. She has been dead for some time but there is fresh food for her. Who is she?
19. The Vulture | Gamen
Swedish Sports Minister John Vedén has disappeared. Beck and his team investigate, and discover a connection with the world of organised gambling.
20. The Lawyer | Advokaten
The murder of a prominent attorney is connected to one of Beck’s recent cases, in which a company was being sued for serious environmental damage. Martin Beck and Lena Klingström find evidence which brings new light to the investigation – but who’s pulling the strings?
21. The Japanese Painting | Den japanska shungamålningen
Martin Beck gets a phone call from his German colleague, Hans Sperling, who is in Stockholm to buy a painting at auction. Sperling has found a dead woman in his hotel, and needs Martin’s help. The murder investigation leads them into the dark world of art fraud.
22. The Weak Link | Den svaga länken
A girl is found by her parents raped and murdered in the woods. It’s now up to Beck and Gunvald to catch the criminal.
23. The Silent Scream | Det tysta skriket
Two girls are hit by a train and killed instantly. Was it murder, or a double-suicide? Martin Beck and his team must answer the question of whether the pressure and intimidation faced by these young women in their everyday lives led to their deaths.
24. In The Name Of God | I Guds namn
A paparazzi photographer is found dead, and his apartment has been ransacked. When Beck’s superior Margareta Oberg goes through the evidence, she reacts very strongly to two of the images left behind, going so far as to hide them from the team. Who was in the photographs, and was the motive for the murder revenge, blackmail or something even more sinister?