The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Blythe Duff ...  DS Jackie Reid / ... 95 episodes, 1990-2010
Colin McCredie ...  DC Stuart Fraser / ... 75 episodes, 1994-2010
John Michie ...  DI Robbie Ross / ... 70 episodes, 1990-2010
Alex Norton ...  DCI Matt Burke / ... 59 episodes, 1986-2010
Robert Robertson Robert Robertson ...  Dr. Stephen Andrews / ... 51 episodes, 1985-2001
James MacPherson James MacPherson ...  DCI Mike Jardine / ... 48 episodes, 1987-2002
Iain Anders ...  Supt. Jack McVitie / ... 39 episodes, 1985-1998
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

6 September 1983 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Таггерт See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This quintessentially Glaswegian TV series was devised and written by Edinburghian writer Glenn Chandler. Chandler originally wanted to set the show in Edinburgh but since STV's headquarters were in Glasgow, this would have been impractical and costly. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
DCI Jim Taggart: There's been a Murder.
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Connections

Referenced in DCI Banks: Aftermath: Part 2 (2010) See more »

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Why Does It Always Rain On Me
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Best of its type
18 December 1999 | by merlin-35See all my reviews

Taggart is definitely the best of these British murder mystery police shows. Inspector Morse is good, but Taggart takes the cake due to its huge body count and fantastic Scottish accents. The body count is the major thing lacking in series like Morse and the woeful Inspector Wexford. With Taggart, we are barely given a chance to come up with a suspect for one murder and suddenly someone else has copped it and throws a spanner in the works. Excellent show.


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