A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.

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 DI Joseph Chandler / ... (18 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 DS Ray Miles / ... (18 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Edward Buchan (18 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 DC Emerson Kent / ... (18 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Dr. Caroline Llewellyn (17 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 DC Finley Mansell / ... (15 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 DC Megan Riley (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
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Set in 2008 and against the hugely atmospheric background of Whitechapel, London, a modern police force are fighting an old adversary. A series of bloody, tragic and impossible crimes would suggest someone is carrying out copycat Jack the Ripper murders. The murders are investigated by our three unlikely heroes: Chandler, a fast-tracked, media savvy DI on his first big murder case; Miles, nearing retirement, a front-line, hard-bitten DS, and Buchan, the eccentrically brilliant Jack the Ripper tour guide. Written by anonymous

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Lured to disappointment
2 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

I've always liked British series, especially crime related which have long tradition in British television.

So here is a 8 star crime-drama with interesting historical tints. This can't go wrong, right?

Wrong.

Elephant sized plot holes on non-existing script which stalls on petty sidelines and then in a last minute sums everything up without satisfactory conclusion.

One dimensional clichéd characters with little-to-no growth whose actions are idiotic and naive (to a point I had to take pauses just to bite my hand not to scream aloud) topped with pointless and flat dialogue.

Abusing historical facts as they please still leaving incoherent story line.

Technically excellent with good acting but... with writing this bad which constantly underestimates viewer amazes me how something like this has 8 star average.


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