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 Peter Faithful (26 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Supt. Wallace (26 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Ian Cochrane (26 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Carol / ... (21 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Andrew 'Fluff' Saunders (18 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Jock Brennan (16 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Adrian Moon (13 episodes, 1993)
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Jennifer Jarman-Walker ...
 Cath Darby (13 episodes, 1993)
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 Docket (13 episodes, 1993)
Peter McCauley ...
 Inspector Lew Murdoch (12 episodes, 1993)
George Vidalis ...
 Mick (12 episodes, 1992)
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 Megan Edwards (11 episodes, 1992)
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Superb: the most believable police drama I've ever seen.
29 March 2001 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

Based on a true story, this Australian mini-series is one of the few police dramas I've ever seen which conveys how complicated, frustrating and slow the process of solving a murder can be... and yet manages to be a gripping drama. As an added bonus, it features one of the best depictions of real (sane!) scientists ever put on television - a husband-and-wife team of forensic experts who manage to retain their integrity as scientists despite the political demands of the job. It also boasts an excellent soundtrack, as well as strong performances from all of the cast. Catch it if you can.


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