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

Creator:

Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1967   1966   1965   1964  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Genevieve (1953)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

It's time for the annual London to Brighton antique car rally, and Alan McKim and Ambrose Claverhouse are not going to let their friendship stop them from trying to humiliate each other. ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Cornelius
Stars: Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kay Kendall
Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum
The Saint (1962–1969)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his yellow Volvo.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford
Secret Agent (1964–1966)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Two years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and retconned. The series returned in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron
Department S (1969–1970)
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An elite department within Interpol, Department S inherited those cases which the other member groups had failed to solve. The brains of the group was Jason King, a hedonistic maverick who ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Joel Fabiani, Rosemary Nicols
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A typical day for Scotland Yard Inspector George Gideon consists in working on several cases at the same time.

Director: John Ford
Stars: Jack Hawkins, Anna Lee, Anna Massey
The Baron (TV Series 1966)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Paul Ferris
Z Cars (1962–1978)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding
Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams
The Champions (1968–1969)
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Volunteers take over their local passenger train service (against bus company resistance) when the government announces its closure.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne
Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
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)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 November 1964 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Gideon C.I.D.  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Endeavour: Girl (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
They really don't make them like this anymore.
19 September 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

For anyone interested in Scotland Yard, London of the 60's and a veritable conveyor belt of some of the best British character actors, this box set is a must have. Starring the ever likable John Gregson as Commander George Gideon (who never monopolises the story lines) and the handsome Alexander Davion as Det. Inspector David Keen this takes you back to the era of run down streets, policemen still visible on those streets, old cars, motor scooters, pork pie hats and ersatz Rock 'n Roll. Amongst those appearing are George Cole, Ray Barratt, Harry Fowler, George Sewell, Justine Lord, Victor Maddern, Sydney Tafler, Ray Brooks, Jack Hedley, Angela Douglas, Patrick Allen, Eric Barker, Alfie Bass, Bryan Pringle, Ann Lynn and an extremely young looking John Hurt and a rarity for the time, just one token American in Donald Sutherland. A mention also for the magnificent Derren Nesbitt who turns up in the first episode 'The Tin God', I've never seen an actor use such exaggerated hand movements as he did in every appearance he ever made on celluloid. Worth the price of the box set alone to watch his performance!

I gave it 9 instead of 10 stars due to two things; the so called 'special features' are quite laughable, i.e. The opening credits without the theme tune, plus the fade to adverts being considered as worthy of inclusion when they are of a length of a minute if that. The booklet included cannot be read unless you possess the vision of Superman, bifocals or a magnifying glass, plus why show photographs in colour when the series is black and white? Having said that it is well worth buying; maybe it doesn't contain the stark realism of 'Z Cars' or the tough 'up and at 'em' style of 'The Sweeney' but nevertheless it is a series to cherish and while away those long winter's nights with.

*Although I derided the 'special features' on the first disc there is in fact, a very long stills gallery from the series on the second disk showing many of the actors and actresses plus scenes from the series plus a soundtrack of different music heard in the programme. If you love Scotland Yard type police series then this is the one for you; you'll be transported back to a world and London of the mid 60's.


15 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What a great series. joe-2310
Name of the band that plays in episode 'The Rhyme and the Reason'? Kevin-129
The Ladykiller - When Was It Filmed rly347
Discuss Gideon C.I.D. (1964) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page