A feisty Vancouver homicide detective tracks down the most cunning of killers by trying to figure out the motive to the crime.
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 Detective Angie Flynn / ... (52 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Detective Oscar Vega / ... (52 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Detective Brian Lucas / ... (52 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Dr. Betty Rogers (52 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Sergeant Mark Cross (27 episodes, 2014-2016)
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A Vancouver based murder has just occurred and been discovered. At the beginning of each episode, not only is the victim(s) identified to the viewer, but also the killer(s). The disparate group of Vancouver Homicide detectives, with help from the Coroner's office, have to wade through the evidence which will lead them through the more often than not less than straightforward path to discovering the killer(s) and his/her/their motive. That motive often is not fully understood by the detectives until they catch the killer(s). One of those detectives, quick witted and acerbic tongued Angie Flynn, often has the competing priority of raising her son, Manny, as a single mother. Written by Huggo

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Despite the busy case load of the homicide division in Motive, there were a total of 15 homicides in Vancouver in 2015, only 7 in 2014 See more »

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21 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Motive is a very special treat. I love how instead of figuring out "who dunnit" the show is based on "why they dunnit." It's such a great twist to try to come up with the motive. A show giving you the victim and the killer right up front is really turning the tables. You have to think in a slightly different way. It's a great concept that works. Sometimes murder mysteries are easy to figure out and very boiler plate. In Motive the acting is excellent. The stories are well thought out and don't follow a cookie cutter format. I look forward to every episode. I hope this show goes on for many seasons because quality TV is so very hard to find. This show is a gem! I highly recommend it!


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