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M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team 

A London MIT investigates a number of gruesome murders.

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Lindsey Coulson ...
 DC Rosie MacManus / ... 12 episodes, 2003-2005
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 DS Barry Purvis 12 episodes, 2003-2005
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 DS Trevor Hands / ... 12 episodes, 2003-2005
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 DI Vivien Friend 8 episodes, 2003
Richard Huw ...
 Dr. John Cornell 8 episodes, 2003
Steven Pacey ...
 DCI Malcolm Savage 8 episodes, 2003
Vincenzo Pellegrino ...
 Dr. Fergus Gallagher 8 episodes, 2003
Joe Shaw ...
 DC Scott Granger 8 episodes, 2003
Andrew Somerville ...
 DC Patrick Lincoln 8 episodes, 2003
Howard Ward ...
 DS Jim Daws 8 episodes, 2003
Diane Parish ...
 DC Eva Sharpe 4 episodes, 2005
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 DC Jed Griffiths 4 episodes, 2005
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 DC Simon Tait 4 episodes, 2005
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 DCI Anita Wishart 4 episodes, 2005
Hugh Sachs ...
 Dr. Charles Renfield 4 episodes, 2005
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A London MIT investigates a number of gruesome murders.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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3 May 2003 (UK)  »

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With Malice  »

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(8 episodes) (season 1) | (4 episodes) (season 2)

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Although it is the actual name of the police unit portrayed in the series, the "MIT" acronym was removed from the show's title for international (non-UK) release after complaints from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The show was retitled as simply "Murder Investigation Team" for the second season in the UK, as was the season one DVD release. See more »

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Spun-off from The Bill (1984) See more »

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Sweet Bitter Love
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Performed by Petra Jean Phillipson
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More disappointment from the makers of The Bill
28 December 2003 | by (Adelaide, Australia) – See all my reviews

Another alleged spinoff from "The Bill", since the first episode arcs off from the murder of Sgt Boyden. They solve the crime in the first episode, despite the fact that "The Bill" had been carefully cultivating several suspects over several episodes. In the end their lengthy and complicated setups came to nothing and all the anticipation and mystery evaporates immediately. And for some reason it takes about six officers to solve a pretty obvious crime.

What's left? Five more pedestrian police drama episodes where the murderer always ends up being the first person you thought it was, over-produced and over-acted, in typical "quality British crime drama" fashion. "Burnside", the previous spinoff, was likewise a pretty ordinary set of police dramas with a character called Frank Burnside inserted. In "M.I.T." they could have at least used DC Duncan Lennox (wonderful George Rossi), since that character now works for MIT.

At the end of the day, the whole affair is obviously a fairly cynical attempt to build a franchise from "The Bill" by inserting a few cameos in the first episode. The fact that this show isn't continuing probably tells you a fair bit.


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