Murder Call (1997–1999)

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Lucy Bell ...
 Det. Tessa Vance (31 episodes, 1997-2000)
Peter Mochrie ...
 Det. Steve Hayden (31 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Det. Sen. Serg. Lance Fisk (31 episodes, 1997-2000)
Glenda Linscott ...
 Dr. Imogene 'Tootsie' Soamses (31 episodes, 1997-2000)
Jennifer Kent ...
 Const. Dee Suzeraine (31 episodes, 1997-2000)
Gary Day ...
 Det. Insp. Malcolm Thorne (31 episodes, 1997-2000)
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A very well-made Aussie detective drama
30 October 2002 | by (www.appallingtrash.com headquarters, Tokyo) – See all my reviews

It's a shame Murder Call lasted for only two series. The lead actors were great, the stories enthralling, the locales and production values fantastic. And the theme song was very catchy!!! It was, at the time, the Nine Network's most-expensive program (if my memory serves me correctly).

Why it didn't last any longer than two years is beyond me. But then again, it was in a difficult time-slot on Tuesday nights. Ratings, schmatings!

Australians have a knack for producing quality dramas. Think, Flying Doctors, Police Rescue, Water Rats, A Country Practice, All Saints.

It's a pity our sitcoms aren't as well-made!


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