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1. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 993

2. Ned Kelly (1970)

GP | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Based on a true story, Ned Kelly is unable to support his family in the Australian outback, he turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw ... See full summary »

Writers: Ian Jones, Tony Richardson | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Mick Jagger, Clarissa Kaye-Mason, Mark McManus, Ken Goodlet

Votes: 796

3. Taggart (1983–2010)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 678

4. Skippy (1967– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

6.3
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Sonny and his kangaroo Skippy live in Waratah National Park in New South Wales. Matt Hammond, Sonny's father is the park ranger. Skippy saves the day in many adventures.

Creators: Lee Robinson, Dennis Hill | Stars: Ed Devereaux, Tony Bonner, Ken James, Garry Pankhurst

Votes: 589

5. Colditz (1972–1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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This grim and claustrophobic drama chronicles the lives of the prisoners in Colditz Castle from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk until the liberation of the castle ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Votes: 425

6. Rogue Male (1977 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Early in 1939 Sir Robert Hunter takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederic Raphael, Geoffrey Household | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Peter O'Toole, John Standing, Alastair Sim, Harold Pinter

Votes: 375

7. Night Heat (1985–1989)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The exploits of the detectives of the Mid South Precinct, in a generic North American city not unlike New York (but a lot like Toronto), chronicled through the eyes of newspaper columnist ... See full summary »

Creators: Don Flynn, Sonny Grosso | Stars: Scott Hylands, Allan Royal, Jeff Wincott, Sean McCann

Votes: 209

8. Adam's Woman (1970)

M | 116 min | Drama

6.6
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Adam is a young American wrongly accused of being an accomplice to murder while on shore leave in Liverpool. He is sentenced to death by hanging but the sentence is commuted to twenty years... See full summary »

Writers: Lowell Barrington, Richard Fiedler | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Beau Bridges, John Mills, Jane Merrow, James Booth

Votes: 130

9. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.1
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 120

10. Twelfth Night (1987)

117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Writers: Neil Armfield, William Shakespeare | Director: Neil Armfield | Stars: Gillian Jones, Ivar Kants, Jacquy Phillips, Peter Cummins

Votes: 80

11. Lance et compte II (1988– )

60 min | Drama, Sport

7.4
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The year following the Stanley Cup victory, Pierre Lambert is chosen to play in a World Cup Tournament in Europe and Canada. However, he must cope with the breakup of his current girlfriend... See full summary »

Stars: Carl Marotte, Macha Méril, Michel Forget, Yvan Ponton

Votes: 79

12. Dramarama (1983–1989)

Drama, Family

7.3
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A series of plays for children which featured the supernatural frequently and science fiction occasionally.

Stars: Denyse Alexander, Ian Kirkby, Christopher Biggins, Bill Wallis

Votes: 71

13. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

8.5
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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

Creator: A.J. Cronin | Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Eric Woodburn

Votes: 67

14. Nightstick (1987 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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A cop tries to prevent a gang of extortionists from blowing up New York City with nitroglycerin.

Writer: James J. Docherty | Director: Joseph L. Scanlan | Stars: Bruce Fairbairn, Kerrie Keane, Walker Boone, Tony De Santis

Votes: 67

15. Homicide (1964–1977)

50 min | Action, Drama

7.9
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The show was about crimes and cases actioned by the Victorian (Australia) homicide squad, with many cases based of real cases.

Stars: Leonard Teale, George Mallaby, John Fegan, Alwyn Kurts

Votes: 58

16. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Killer (1983)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A murderer is loose in Glasgow and a major police investigation is mounted to find the killer. But one by one the bodies of young women are found strangled in the city. The enquiry is ... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Tom Watson, Anne Kidd

Votes: 48

17. Strangers (1978–1982)

60 min | Crime, Thriller

7.9
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Don Henderson resurrected the eccentric police detective George Kitchener Bulman (from the short lived series "The XYY Man") in this British series which saw him reluctantly and grumpily ... See full summary »

Creator: Murray Smith | Stars: Don Henderson, Dennis Blanch, Fiona Mollison, John Ronane

Votes: 47

18. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Cold Blood (1987)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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When a woman shoots her husband after discovering that he was having an affair, it appears to be a clear-cut case - until the police realise the man was already dead when he was shot.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Diane Keen, Freddie Boardley

Votes: 46

19. Bulman (1985–1987)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Having left the police force in disgust, the eccentric and bad-tempered detective George Kitchener Bulman (Don Henderson) set himself up as a private investigator in this third appearance ... See full summary »

Creator: Kenneth Royce | Stars: Don Henderson, Siobhan Redmond, Thorley Walters, John Benfield

Votes: 44

20. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Fatal Inheritance (1993)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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When Dr Janet Napier walks free from court on a "Not Proven" verdict, Taggart begins a more personal investigation. However as more murders are commited Taggart must admit that even he might have been wrong about the good doctors guilt.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Alan Macmillan | Stars: Mark McManus, Hannah Gordon, Francis Matthews, Caroline Hunnisett

Votes: 39

21. The Pathfinders (1972– )

60 min | Drama, War

7.9
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Creator: Gerry Brown | Stars: Robert Urquhart, Jack Watling, Julian Orchard, Jack May

Votes: 37

22. The Brothers (1972–1976)

50 min | Drama

8.1
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Robert Hammond died while "doing the deed" with his secretary/mistress Jennifer. His 3 sons Edward, Brian and David inherit the family trucking company and try to run it.

Creators: N.J. Crisp, Gerard Glaister | Stars: Jean Anderson, Robin Chadwick, Jennifer Wilson, Derek Benfield

Votes: 34

23. Sam (1973–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Creator: John Finch | Stars: Michael Goodliffe, Alethea Charlton, James Hazeldine, Dorothy White

Votes: 29

24. The Stars Look Down (1974 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Ian Hastings, Basil Dignam, Alun Armstrong, Avril Elgar

Votes: 29

25. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Knife Edge (1986)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Taggart and Livingston investigate after the discovery of a woman's severed leg.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson

Votes: 29

27. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Death Comes Softly (1990)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Taggart and Jardine are called to investigate the murders of elderly residents.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Blythe Duff, Iain Anders

Votes: 27

28. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: An Officer and a Car Salesman (1988)

75 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Special feature length edition of the popular TV series. After "minder" Terry McCann does a stretch in prison for getting caught up in one of his boss Arthur Daley's shady deals, their long... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Hoare, Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Patrick Malahide, Glynn Edwards

Votes: 26

29. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Dead Ringer (1985)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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The skeletal remains of a dismembered body are discovered beneath the floorboards of a house in Glasgow. The drama takes an unexpected twist when a nine-month-old toddler is kidnapped from ... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson

Votes: 26

30. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Nest of Vipers (1992)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The discovery of two skulls at the site for a new by-pass road leads the team to a pharmaceutical company. Someone doesn't want the skulls identified and will go to any length including murder.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Graham Theakston | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Ann Mitchell, Ken Drury

Votes: 26

31. Man at the Top (1970– )

60 min | Drama

6.8
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Creator: John Braine | Stars: Kenneth Haigh, Zena Walker, Paul Hardwick, Avice Landone

Votes: 25

32. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Evil Eye (1990)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Taggart and Jardine investigate after a gypsy is found murdered in her caravan.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Jill Gascoine, John Hannah

Votes: 25

33. Target (1977–1978)

50 min | Action, Crime

7.5
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Creator: Graham Williams | Stars: Patrick Mower, Philip Madoc, Brendan Price, Vivien Heilbron

Votes: 23

34. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Hellfire (1994)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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On Walpurgis Night, April 30th in German folklore, James Martin is murdered after selling his whisky distillery for five million pounds.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Marcus D.F. White | Stars: Mark McManus, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson, James MacPherson

Votes: 22

35. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Hostile Witness (1990)

180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A by-election is taking place in Glasgow and one of the candidates represents the Referendum for the Return of Capital Punishment party. When the candidate and her agent are murdered, Taggart is pressed for a quick solution to the crime.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Neil McKinven, Robert McIntosh

Votes: 22

36. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 21

37. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Dead Giveaway (1988)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Taggart uncovers a sordid case of extortion, forgery and murder when he investigates the suspicious death of a member of a church youth club.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Alan Macmillan | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Anne Raitt, Martyn Hesford

Votes: 21

38. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Forbidden Fruit (1994)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Taggart and Jardine are confronted by a bizarre case which revolves around a fertility clinic.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Mike Vardy | Stars: Mark McManus, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson, Iain Anders

Votes: 21

39. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Love Knot (1990)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A body is dredged up from the bottom of the Clyde, setting Taggart and Jardine off on an investigation which takes them beyond Glasgow into the Scottish Highlands.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Peter Barber-Fleming | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Jenny Runacre, David Robb

Votes: 21

40. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Murder in Season (1985)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Glamorous opera singer, Eleanor Samson, returns to Glasgow, her home town, to sing with Scottish Opera. She hopes to bring about a reconciliation with her estranged husband, John, but she ... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Peter Barber-Fleming | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson

Votes: 21

41. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Death Without Dishonour (1993)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The Taggart team are responsible for protecting witnesses involved in a "cab war" trial. It seems there may be a hidden agenda when the prosecuting barrister is found murdered.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Alan Macmillan | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Blythe Duff, Iain Anders

Votes: 20

42. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Gingerbread (1993)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The murder of his father sets young Simon Barrow on a nightmare journey, and his dying words on Simon's answer-phone throw the police on a trail of confusion.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Sarah Hellings | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Blythe Duff, Iain Anders

Votes: 20

43. Colditz (1972–1974)
Episode: The Undefeated (1972)

Drama, History, War

8.1
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Following the British retreat at Dunkirk in 1940 Captain Pat Grant is one of many Allied soldiers captured by the Germans and sent to the prisoner of war camp at Laufen Castle. He is ... See full summary »

Writers: P.R. Reid, Ivan Foxwell, Brian Degas, Gerard Glaister | Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: Edward Hardwicke, John Golightly, Michael Ensign, Julian Fox

Votes: 20

44. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Death Call (1986)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Taggart and his partner Peter Livingstone are called in to investigate the macabre killing of the wife of a wealthy landowner whose body is found strangled and weighed down with luggage in ... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson

Votes: 19

45. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Flesh and Blood (1989)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Jim Taggart attends the wedding of social worker Jane Ross and jailbird Charlie Forbes. Janie Ross is later found murdered and a chain of seemingly unrelated events begins.

Writer: Glenn Chandler | Director: Alan Macmillan | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Tony Rohr, Gerard O'Hare

Votes: 19

46. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Prayer for the Dead (1995)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Taggart is promoted to Acting Superintendent so when two young girls are murdered and the wife of a leading suspect also, he starts to wonder if Jardine and Reid are up to the job.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Richard Holthouse | Stars: Mark McManus, Robert Robertson, Iain Anders, Blythe Duff

Votes: 19

47. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Root of Evil (1988)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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During the Glasgow Garden Festival the severed head of loan shark Willie Lomax is found in a blocked drain. He is but the first victim in what appears to be a serial killer taking out ... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Peter Barber-Fleming | Stars: Mark McManus, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson, Iain Anders

Votes: 19

48. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: The Killing Philosophy (1987)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Taggart investigates a failed rape attempt by a masked attacker. However, his job is complicated when the victim commits suicide and the criminal strikes again, and his attacks soon turn to murder.

Writer: Glenn Chandler | Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Sheila Grier, Phillip Dupuy

Votes: 19

49. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Funeral Rites (1987)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The discovery of a charred corpse in a disused railway tunnel sets Taggart on the gruesome hunt for a ruthless killer in an investigation with sinister undertones of black magic and voodoo.... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Alan Macmillan | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Annette Crosbie, Paul Young

Votes: 18

50. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Double Jeopardy (1988)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The body of Rowena Bain is discovered in a wood. The forensic evidence suggests suicide, but Taggart is suspicious. The victim's sister thinks that Rowena's husband, Maurice, killed her. ... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Jim McCann | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, James Laurenson, Sheila Ruskin

Votes: 17