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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 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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[Mod Lewis has just joked that Dangerous Davies is starting to lose his hair]
Dangerous Davies: What do you call a row of rabbits marching backwards?
Mod Lewis: Dunno.
Dangerous Davies: A receding hare-line!
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A TV crime series with a heart!
8 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ever since his "Dr. Who," ALL THINGS GREAT AND SMALL, his appearances on Diana Rigg's MRS. BRADLEY MYSTERIES series, as well as his engaging CAMPION, I've admired Peter Davison, as an apparently quite likable fellow off-camera and a warm, excellent actor in front of the lens. Now, a bit older, he's returned, in top form in "The Last Detective" series. Though at bottom in the gritty Brit Police Force pecking order, a pariah to his burnt-out colleagues, he still manages to solve crimes none of them thinks worth the time. It's good news that THE LAST DETECTIVE has run for three seasons. Let's hope that there'll be many more, and that Seasons 2 and 3 will also soon be made available on DVD. So that we Statesiders can enjoy it. For I have little hope that we'll ever see them on PBS, at least not soon. Good show, Peter!


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