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Maigret 

From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.
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2   1  
1993   1992  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Gambon ...  Chief Inspector Maigret / ... 12 episodes, 1992-1993
Geoffrey Hutchings Geoffrey Hutchings ...  Sgt. Lucas 12 episodes, 1992-1993
Jack Galloway Jack Galloway ...  Inspector Janvier / ... 11 episodes, 1992-1993
James Larkin ...  Inspector LaPointe / ... 10 episodes, 1992-1993
John Moffatt ...  Comeliau / ... 5 episodes, 1992-1993
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From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.

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Trivia

Sir Michael Gambon took over the role of Jules Maigret from Richard Harris, who played the role in Maigret (1988). Gambon and Harris shared another role: that of Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore in the Harry Potter film franchise. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cash Trapped: Episode #1.5 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Maigret Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by The London Film Orchestra and Olive Simpson
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A great, but short-lived mystery series
27 January 2003 | by Barry-73See all my reviews

Unlike many Maigret fans, I have never read any of Georges Simenon's books. So I never heard of Maigret till one of our PBS channels started showing it on "Mystery!" several years ago. Right away I knew I loved it. This show is so realistic! Michael Gambon is great as Inspector Maigret, and his subordinates and the bad guys are all great characters as well. The cases the Chief Inspector solves are really very interesting. Also the locations and sets make you feel as if you are right there on the case with the Chief Inspector and his men. It's great to sit back and watch him slowly solve a mystery. You can tell that a lot of thought was put into the making of this show. Pity it was only made for 2 seasons. But at least that gives us 12 great episodes to watch. I was able to tape series 2 before our PBS channel stopped playing it. Fortunately it's available on video if you know where to look. I'd rate this at least a 9 on a scale of 10.


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Details

Country:

UK | Hungary

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Epitheoritis Maigret See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary

Company Credits

Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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