Taggart (1983– )

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

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Blythe Duff ...
 DS Jackie Reid / ... (95 episodes, 1990-2010)
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 DC Stuart Fraser / ... (75 episodes, 1994-2010)
John Michie ...
 DI Robbie Ross / ... (70 episodes, 1990-2010)
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 DCI Matt Burke / ... (59 episodes, 1986-2010)
Robert Robertson ...
 Dr. Stephen Andrews / ... (52 episodes, 1983-2001)
James MacPherson ...
 DCI Mike Jardine / ... (48 episodes, 1987-2002)
Iain Anders ...
 Supt. Jack McVitie / ... (40 episodes, 1985-1998)
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

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While still residing in his homeland, Scottish actor David Tennant auditioned unsuccessfully several times for a role in this series. See more »

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[repeated line]
DCI Jim Taggart: There's been a Murder.
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Followed by Taggart: Bloodlines (1999) See more »

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Why Does It Always Rain On Me
Performed by Travis
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The second best TV-show in the world - and the best in the detective genre
29 April 2001 | by (Svendborg, Denmark) – See all my reviews

Probably the best detective-show in the world, it is even better than "Rejseholdet". The very best thing about Taggart is probably that you never know who the criminal is until 5 minutes before the credits, so it is intensely thrilling to the very last minute. Another remarkable feature is the constant focus on the personality of the men and women of the Maryhill police, they never end up as boring detective-robots, the show even allows their personal troubles to play a part in the plot. Another thing I like about Taggart is the way that twice (in the parts, I've watched) they borrow the outlines of another story - ex. Treasure Island by R.L. Stevenson. It adds a unique taste to the plot and makes you wonder, whether the Taggart-plot will end similar to the plot in the other story, but it never does. Finally I just have to emphasize the unique dialect spoken in the show. It is FANTASTIC!!


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