Waking the Dead (2000– )

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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology.

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 Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd / ... (92 episodes, 2000-2011)
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 Dr. Grace Foley (92 episodes, 2000-2011)
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 DI Spencer Jordan / ... (92 episodes, 2000-2011)
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 Dr. Eve Lockhart (42 episodes, 2007-2011)
Claire Goose ...
 DS Amelia 'Mel' Silver / ... (41 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Dr. Frankie Wharton (39 episodes, 2000-2005)
Félicité Du Jeu ...
 DC Stella Goodman (36 episodes, 2005-2009)
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Storyline

Det. Supt. Peter Boyd (played by Trevor Eve) is the leader of a multi-discipline police team of detectives and scientists, the Cold Case Squad, which investigates old, unsolved murder cases using modern methods and new technology that may not have been available during the original investigation. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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A second chance to catch the killer!

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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(18 episodes) | (2 1-hour episodes per story)

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All the episodes were two hours long, shown as two one-hour parts on consecutive days of each week. See more »

Goofs

In series 5, episode 1, the date on the CCTV camera shows "12 Sept 2005", but the CCTV shots from episode 2 show "15 Jan 2005", even though the plot leads us to believe the two episodes are chronological. See more »

Quotes

[Mel and Boyd are in a toilet cubicle watching a suspect on the laptop. They hear the door open]
DC: Frankie?
Dr Grace Foley: No, it's Grace. Hi
DC: Are you on your own?
Dr Grace Foley: Yes...
DC: [Mel opens the door and checks around before turning round and talking to Boyd] It's all clear
[Mel walks out and the door swings open to show Boyd sat on the toilet seat]
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: Hi, Grace
Dr Grace Foley: Hi, Boyd...
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: Who wrote that stuff about me on the walls?
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The Best Program on BBC America So Far
3 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'd give this series a 10 minus if I could. This series is so compelling, I lack the words to express it. And that's saying something for me.

We just finished viewing season six on BBC America, and I say with greatest admiration that I hope it comes back for as many seasons as the producers, actors and writers wish. You have a willing viewer, here.

I also wish BBC America would show the whole of each episode. Some of the jump cuts between scenes create periodic non sequitors. It appears as though parts of the narrative are shaved off to make room for advertisements.

Trevor Eve may be one of the best actors I've ever seen.


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