Top 25 Crime TV Shows

My Top 25 Favorite TV crime shows.....
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1.
Cracker (1993 TV Series)
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An abrasively eccentric forensic psychologist aids in the solving of difficult police cases. (100 mins.)
 
2.
Wire in the Blood (2002 TV Series)
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A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England. (69 mins.)
 
3.
Prime Suspect (1991 Mini-Series)
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A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades. (207 mins.)
 
4.
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996 TV Series)
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities. (120 mins.)
 
5.
Midsomer Murders (1997 TV Series)
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County. (90 mins.)
 
6.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
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By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers. (53 mins.)
 
7.
The Sweeney (1975 TV Series)
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British Police television series, which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s, starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police. (60 mins.)
 
8.
Trial & Retribution (1997 TV Series)
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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.
 
9.
Inspector Morse (1987 TV Series)
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case. (100 mins.)
 
10.
Bergerac (1981 TV Series)
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like. (90 mins.)
 
11.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000 TV Series)
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas. (60 mins.)
 
12.
Inspector Lewis (2006 TV Series)
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them. (90 mins.)
 
13.
Inspector George Gently (2007 TV Series)
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With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases. (89 mins.)
 
14.
Waking the Dead (2000 TV Series)
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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology. (100 mins.)
 
15.
Life on Mars (2006 TV Series)
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After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973, the era of 'Sweeney' type policing, Mark III Cortinas, and flared trousers. (60 mins.)
 
16.
Luther (2010 TV Series)
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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions. (60 mins.)
 
17.
Wallander (2005 TV Series)
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A Swedish cop in a small town by the Baltic coast. (90 mins.)
 
18.
Wallander (2008 TV Series)
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A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop. (90 mins.)
 
19.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
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The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again. (42 mins.)
 
20.
DCI Banks (2010 TV Series)
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The tenacious and stubborn DCI Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his young assistants, DS Annie Cabbot and DI Helen Morton. (45 mins.)
 
21.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001 TV Series)
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This third Law & Order series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view. (60 mins.)
 
22.
A Touch of Frost (1992 TV Series)
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DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet. (105 mins.)
 
23.
Touching Evil (1997 TV Series)
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Touching Evil is a crime drama following the exploits of a crack squad on the Organised & Serial Crime Unit...
 
24.
Whitechapel (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London. (180 mins.)
 
25.
Shoestring (1979 TV Series)
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Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective (50 mins.)