Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

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1967   1966   1965   1964  
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 Commander George Gideon (26 episodes, 1964-1967)
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 Det. Chief Insp. David Keen (26 episodes, 1964-1967)
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 Kate Gideon (25 episodes, 1964-1967)
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Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

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14 November 1964 (UK)  »

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(26 episodes)

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This series is referenced in the episode "Girl" of the 1st season of "Endeavour", when DS Jakes says to DC Morse: "It's not Gideon's Way but..." See more »

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A lost world of crafted stories and honest acting
13 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Happily 'Gideons Way' was recently released on DVD in the UK in full.

At 32, I obviously missed the series first time round, and some may suppose a B&W police series for 1965 may be somewhat old fashioned for a thirtysomething. However, its blend of well crafted story lines, an often shocking brutality for 1960s television, and the honest and natural acting make it unmissable. It represents now a lost London : of gangs and protection rackets, Soho coffee bars, undeveloped docklands and seedy rooming houses. Superb!

John Gregson was hugely underrated as an actor. A biography on this talented man is highly overdue. Anyone know of one? Or shall I have to write one myself?!


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