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

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John Gregson ...
 Commander George Gideon (26 episodes, 1964-1967)
Alexander Davion ...
 Det. Chief Insp. David Keen (26 episodes, 1964-1967)
Daphne Anderson ...
 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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Gideon C.I.D.  »

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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 solid crime drama that belies its age.
22 May 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

For years, Edwin Astley's theme song from Gideon's Way stuck in my mind. I remembered it as well as John Gregson's splendid performance as the show's title character. Imagine my delight at finding Gideon's Way on DVD. Although produced over forty years ago, the show is as compelling as any recent TV offering. I think John Gregson captures the essence of the character he plays. He's surrounded by a solid supporting cast and guest stars like a very young John Hurt. The black and white photography is an asset to the programme; it gives Gideon's Way a gritty realism. Some of the prints used for the DVD seem a bit soft, but all are watchable. Movies and TV shows that survive as more than quaint time capsules do so because they are still relevant in some way. The human drama of Gideon's Way proves this.


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