The Last Detective (2003– )

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"Dangerous Davies is a decent man in an indecent world, a man out of his time, and hopefully a perfect antidote for the more gritty, violent detective series."

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Season:

4 | 3 | 2 | 1

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2007 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003

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 DC Davies / ... (17 episodes, 2003-2007)
Sean Hughes ...
 Mod / ... (17 episodes, 2003-2007)
Rob Spendlove ...
 DI Aspinall (17 episodes, 2003-2007)
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 DS Pimlott (17 episodes, 2003-2007)
Billy Geraghty ...
 DC Barrett / ... (17 episodes, 2003-2007)
Emma Amos ...
 Julie Davies (16 episodes, 2003-2007)
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 WPC Kapoor (14 episodes, 2003-2007)
Elizabeth Bennett ...
 Mrs. Dorothy Fulljames / ... (10 episodes, 2003-2007)
Colin MacLachlan ...
 Sergeant Stone (10 episodes, 2003-2005)
Michele Austin ...
 WPC Cheryl (9 episodes, 2003-2005)
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"Dangerous Davies is a decent man in an indecent world, a man out of his time, and hopefully a perfect antidote for the more gritty, violent detective series."

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[looking at a suicide victim in the mortuary]
Dangerous Davies: Are you sure that he's dead?
Pathologist: Well I do have his brain in a jar here. So I presume he's dead... or he could be a detective constable working in North London.
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Remake of Dangerous Davies: The Last Detective (1981) See more »

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Well done - wish there was more
8 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having now watched all 4 seasons on DVD, I can also wish there was more to see. The acting is superb throughout, and the situations are a mix of amusing and true crime.

I found Dangerous' wife to be a truly irritating character in a bad way, the kind of woman who gives marriage a bad name. Luckily by the end of the series she had become tolerable.

On the other hand, Mod is irritating in a good way. He's the kind of guy I couldn't stand in real life for 10 minutes, but on the screen he's the perfect foil.

Given Dangerous' successes, it's hard to understand Aspinall continuing to treat him n the same way, esp. after Davies saves his career a couple of times.

Vineeta Rishii as the Anglo-Indian policewoman is great in a supporting role.


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