Not every TV detective is made to have a TV show named after them. With Julian Baptiste, it feels like the natural next step. After acting as the primary carryover between seasons one and two of The Missing, Baptiste and Tchéky Karyo, the actor who plays him, get the Columbo treatment they’ve always demanded: Julian’s surname as the title of The Missing’s spin-off, Baptiste.
Still limping but fully recovered from the brain tumor that threatened his life in The Missing season 2, the brilliant French detective, who made a name for himself working missing persons cases, has finally decided to retire. It goes without saying that retirement doesn’t last long. Convinced to help the police on a new case, Edward Stratton’s niece, Natalie (Anna Próchniak), has gone missing. A sex worker who may have gotten mixed up with a Romanian gang,