Paul Spector's dark fascination with a young solicitor Sarah Kay is in stark contrast to his home life, where he lives with two young children and a wife who adoress him. Gibson leads the investigation and she dsicovers some similarities to a case from 18 months ago. She soon believes that there is a serial hugger lose in Belfast but her superiors at the police are unwilling to make the connection. Spector spends time in Sarah's empty house, with the thrill of his crime exciting him. After Sarah comes home she finds that Spector has left a disturbing calling card laid out on her bed.
Episode Viewers and Ratings
Season 1 Episode 1 of The Fall resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The Fall was created by Allan Cubitt and revolves around a PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) investigation in Belfast into a string of Murders.
After the PSNI are unable to make any progress on the case(s), Detective Superintendent Gibson, who is on secondment from London's Metropolitan Police Service, arrives at the Belfast police station to review the hug investigation and close the case.