An abrasively eccentric forensic psychologist aids in the solving of difficult police cases.

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Cast

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 Dr. Eddie 'Fitz' Fitzgerald (24 episodes, 1993-1996)
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 DS Jane 'Panhandle' Penhaligon (23 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Mark Fitzgerald (21 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Judith Fitzgerald (20 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 DS Jimmy Beck (20 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 D.C.I. Charlie Wise / ... (15 episodes, 1994-1996)
Tess Thomson ...
 Kate 'Katie' Fitzgerald / ... (12 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 DCI David Bilborough (10 episodes, 1993-1994)
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 D.C. Skelton (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
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This mystery series from the U.K. outlines the adventures of a psychologist employed by the police to aid them in profiling and questioning suspects. "Fitz" (Robbie Coltrane), an avowed drunkard and gambler, has an uncanny knack for boring directly into the hearts and minds of his subjects, many of whom may in fact be saner than he is... Written by Aaron Finkelstein <afink@ix.netcom.com>

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27 September 1993 (UK)  »

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(1 Episode) | (23 Episodes)

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Trivia

Robbie Coltrane and Geraldine Somerville would both go on to star in the Harry Potter series. See more »

Quotes

Fitz: I drink too much, I smoke too much, I gamble too much. I *am* too much.
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Connections

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Stormy Weather
Sung by Carol Kidd
Music Composed by Julian Wastall
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In a word: fabulous
3 June 1999 | by (Halifax, Nova Scotia) – See all my reviews

I agree with the comments above. This is the best series ever seen on any screen, anywhere. Robbie Coltrane, as Fitz, steals every show, though everyone is excellent. From the start, this has been a cop show with heart and soul. All I can say is more, more more ...


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