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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Motive premiered immediately following Super Bowl XLVII, on February 3, 2013 on Canada's CTV network. It's 1.23 million viewers, made it the #1 Canadian series premiere, of the 2012/13 season. See more »

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Followed by The Dark Corner (2013) See more »

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original though not that gripping
10 February 2016 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Motive is basically about a headstrong female role model who is likable but flawed, with a flair for what is unconventional, either at work as a homicide detective and at home as a mother. Each episode revolves around an always violent crime, tough most of the bloody scenes are quite brief, and the killer is always brought to justice in the end. Language is mild (think "hell," "damn," etc.), and sexual activity is mostly implied. Some cases involve social drinking and drug use, which is not uncommon/unheard of, but they're handled originally. Last thing the TV world needed was another crime drama. Nevertheless Motive at least tries to change things by throwing out the whodunit plots.


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