Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.
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 DC Rachel Bailey / ... (33 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DC Janet Scott (33 episodes, 2011-2016)
Tony Mooney ...
 DC Pete Readyough (32 episodes, 2011-2016)
David Prosho ...
 DC Ian Mitchell / ... (31 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DCI Gill Murray (30 episodes, 2011-2014)
Delroy Brown ...
 DC Lee Broadhurst (30 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DC Kevin Lumb (20 episodes, 2011-2013)
Judith Barker ...
 Dorothy Parsons (19 episodes, 2012-2016)
Harriet Waters ...
 Taisie Scott (19 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DS Andy Roper (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 PC Sean McCartney / ... (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
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Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.

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Скотт и Бейли  »

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Lesley Sharp, (DC Janet Scott) and Nicholas Gleaves, (DS Andy Roper) are married, in real life. See more »

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One of the Best Cop Shows Ever!
27 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know what others are watching but I'm an actor and I watch a lot of TV and Films (and have been in a lot as well) and this show which my wife and I just finished watching was amazing! Powerful women doing wonderful things without making a big deal out of gender is almost impossible to pull off and almost never happens in American TV. This is what Rizzoli and Isles could have been if they didn't have all the "funny" stuff and if they let their characters be true to themselves. This is what the Closer was at its best but finally I found the writing and the directing and the acting so much better in Scott and Bailey than well any other show of its type on TV on either side of the pond. Get a region free DVD and buy this series and tell me I'm not right. The relationships are sharp (better than Blue Murder which is also a good series) and the stories are valid and dark and the humor works cause it is not forced. The only Detective show I like better at the moment is Luther and it is not quite as good an ensemble show as this one. 10 stars easily


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