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A woman opens her own detective agency in Botswana.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 Precious Ramotswe (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Grace Makutsi (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 JLB Matekoni (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
Desmond Dube ...
 BK (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
Thabo Malema ...
 Charlie / ... (5 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tau Maserumule ...
 Fanwell / ... (5 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lebogang Motubudi ...
 Richard Makutsi (4 episodes, 2009)
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 Mr. Patel (3 episodes, 2009)
Brenda Ngxoli ...
 Florence Peko (3 episodes, 2009)
Dipshikha Mahajan ...
 Nandira Patel (3 episodes, 2009)
Mosako Mogara ...
 Wellington (3 episodes, 2009)
Kgomotso Delia Tshwenyego ...
 Rose / ... (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Cephas Buthelezi (2 episodes, 2009)
Vusi Kunene ...
 Doctor Gulubane (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Note Makoti (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Kenneth Nkosi ...
 Two Shots Pulani (2 episodes, 2009)
Keketso Semoko ...
 Mma Potokwane (2 episodes, 2009)
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After her father's death, sensible and cheerful Mma Precious Ramotswe sells her inherited cattle and opens the country's only female-owned detective agency. She hires Botswana Secretarial College graduate (97% in the final exams!) Grace Makutsi as her assistant. Together they solve problems big and small with their wisdom, big hearts, and endless cups of red-bush tea. Meanwhile, Mma Ramotswe's best friend, mechanic Mr. JLB Matekoni, hopes for a chance to win her heart... Based on Alexander McCall Smith's best-selling book series. Written by L. Hamre

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29 March 2009 (USA)  »

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A Agência Nº1 de Mulheres Detectives  »

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The Botswanan currency is the Pula, and during the time the first season was being filmed (mid-2007 to 2008), 1 Pula was worth about 16 U.S. cents. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 3 March 2011 (2011) See more »

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Sweet and well done
26 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My Nana saw this on the TV, she told me about this show and the first thing that I thought of was 'a bunch of ladies in Africa who are detectives', sounds rather dull don't want to see this at all.

I bought my Nana the DVD as she was going through a rough patch, and I stayed with her and watched it not expecting much, and I was surprised. It's really good.

It's one of those shows that isn't laugh out loud funny or edge of your seat but it's worth watching and to put it simply a good story and quite comforting if your feeling low.

Defo worth watching at least once


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