Season 3Note: In February 2011 the creator and star of the show announced that CBC has renewed Republic Of Doyle for a third season.
Note: The first date is the CBC air date; the second date is the air date for the UK on alibi.
26 ~ Streets of St. John's
11 January 2012 :
Sergeant Jake Doyle is assigned to protect a mob informant but when a mysterious group of men impede him, Jake finds the tables turned - himself the target of a manhunt.
Guest stars: Russell Crowe
Written by: Allan Hawco & Perry Chafe ∑ Directed by: Keith Samples
Ratings: 1361000 viewers
27 ~ Head Over Heels
18 January 2012 : :
Jake and Mal investigate a hit-and-run and encounter a slippery criminal couple; Rose has a run-in with familiar ghosts from her past; Des discovers that Tinny's trip to London didn't go as expected.
Guest stars: Shannon Tweed (aka Mrs Gene Simmons)
Written by: John Callaghan ∑ Directed by: Keith Samples
Ratings: 1179000 viewers
28 ~ Hot Package
25 January 2012 : :
The Doyles are hired to recover a missing item belonging to a beautiful client; Nikki asks Jake a favour he wants nothing to do with; Tinny enlists Des in keeping a secret.
Written by: Jackie May ∑ Directed by: Steve Scaini
Ratings: 1047000 viewers
29 ~ Rusted Steele
1 February 2012 : :
Novelist Garrison Steele returns, hiring the Doyles to track down the love of his life. On the homefront, the Doyles get a new houseguest who's not planning on leaving any time soon. Jake dodges his ex-wife Nikki while wooing his ex-girlfriend Leslie - who'll have none of it.
Guest stars: Victor Garber
Written by: Adam Higgs ∑ Directed by: Steve Scaini
Ratings: 1156000 viewers
30 ~ Dead Man Talking
8 February 2012 : :
It's a trip down memory lane as the Doyles investigate the murder of an old client. But when the body count rises, Jake starts to question the whole case. Rose gets in hot water with the police and Des's budding romance with med student Chandra begins to rub Tinny the wrong way.
Written by: Perry Chafe ∑ Directed by: John Vatcher
Ratings: 1019000 viewers
31 ~ The Dating Game
15 February 2012 : :
Jake and Leslie find themselves trapped while trying to stop a robbery in progress; When Mal discovers his son is missing, he and Des try to locate Jake before it's too late; Rose helps newly-returned Doyle daughter, Kathleen, with a problem from her past.
Guest Stars: Jessica Greco, Adam MacDonald, and Richard Chevolleau.
Written by: Jackie May ∑ Directed by: Stacey Curtis
Ratings: 1075000 viewers
32 ~ High School Confidential
22 February 2012 : :
Jake Doyle is forced to help his high school nemesis track down missing money and win back the heart of his estranged wife; Des must decide between Chandra and Tinny once and for all; Rose and Kathleen take a step forward in their friendship.
Guest Stars: Luke Kirby, Natalie Brown, Kevin Jubinville, and Ron Lea.
Written by: Allan Hawco ∑ Directed by: Gail Harvey
Ratings: 1003000 viewers
33 ~ Two Jakes And A Baby
0 March 2012 : :
Stuck in Her Majesty's Penitentiary, Jake's only chance of freedom lies in the capture of a wanted kidnapper; Mal and Rose investigate a case that hits close to home; Walter helps Kathleen with a parenting issue.
Guest Stars: William MacDonald, Jessica Kennedy, and Brandon McGibbon
Written by: John Callighan ∑ Directed by: Stacey Curtis
Ratings: 1164000 viewers
34 ~ Mirror, Mirror
7 March 2012 : :
With the infamous Maurice Becker back in town, Jake Doyle must get to the bottom of Maurice's fabrications before he disappears again; a Quebec cop makes Leslie think twice about her single status; Des attempts to rebound after his break-up with Chandra.
Written by: Adam Higgs ∑ Directed by: Steve Scaini
Ratings: 1066000 viewers
35 ~ One Angry Jake
14 March 2012 : :
As one member of a biased jury, Jake struggles to exonerate an innocent woman; Des uses his skills to assist Jake's investigation on the outside; a decision from Kathleenís past puts the Doyles in danger.
Written by: Jackie May and Kerri MacDonald ∑ Directed by: John Vatcher
Ratings: 1044000 viewers
36 ~ Live Wire
21 March 2012 : :
When Des's dad is kidnapped after being released from jail, the Doyles must band together and save Jody Redmond before it's too late; Mal is distracted when he gets bad news about his old partner; Kathleen angers Tinny when she chooses an issue from the past over a case from the present.
Written by: Perry Chafe ∑ Directed by: Keith Samples
Ratings: 1042000 viewers
37 ~ Con, Steal, Love
28 March 2012 : :
Jake is hired to retrieve a priceless violin from a familiar con artist; Mal continues to dig into the death of his former partner; Kathleen is roped into another of Georgeís schemes.
Written by: John Callighan, Allan Hawco, and Adam Higgs ∑ Directed by: Steve Scaini
Ratings: 930000 viewers
38 ~ Under Pressure
4 April 2012 : :
The Doyles struggle to prove Mal's innocence when he's accused of murder but end up digging a deeper hole; Kathleen gets some brotherly help with the George situation; Tinny discovers the identity of her father.
Written by: Allan Hawco ∑ Directed by: Keith Samples
Ratings: 968000 viewers