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

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Robert Robertson ...
 Dr. Stephen Andrews / ... 52 episodes, 1983-2001
James MacPherson ...
 DCI Mike Jardine / ... 48 episodes, 1987-2002
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 Supt. Jack McVitie / ... 39 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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6 September 1983 (UK)  »

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The programme is named after the lead character DCI Jim Taggart, played by Mark McManus. When McManus died in 1994 the series continued without him, or the character. See more »

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Det. Sgt. Jackie Reid: Michael Jardine died as he had lived - a brave and honest man. He was the best friend I ever had, and the worst boss.
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Referenced in Bad Education: Christmas (2013) See more »

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No Mean City
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Sung by Maggie Bell
Music by Mike Moran
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Best of its type
18 December 1999 | by (Victoria, Australia) – See all my reviews

Taggart is definitely the best of these British murder mystery police shows. Inspector Morse is good, but Taggart takes the cake due to its huge body count and fantastic Scottish accents. The body count is the major thing lacking in series like Morse and the woeful Inspector Wexford. With Taggart, we are barely given a chance to come up with a suspect for one murder and suddenly someone else has copped it and throws a spanner in the works. Excellent show.


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