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Tommy Murphy is a tough talking cop. He is a bit of a womeniser and is particularly interested in Annie, his colleague, who is later is boss. An excellent undercover cop, Murphy, solves ... See full summary »

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Colin Bateman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Nesbitt ... Thomas Murphy
Claudia Harrison ... Annie
Vincent Regan ... Hatcher
Mark Benton ... McBride
David Bradley ... Hatcher Snr.
Alex Norton ... Murdoch
Peter McNamara Peter McNamara ... Mitchell
Matt Bardock Matt Bardock ... Johnny
Del Synnott Del Synnott ... Carter
Takuya Matsumoto ... Shiro Kawaisara
Emma Cooke ... Noreen
Shaughan Seymour Shaughan Seymour ... Duggan
Takatsuna Mukai Takatsuna Mukai ... Shiro's Bodyguard
Togo Igawa ... Fuji
Bill Moody Bill Moody ... James Warbeck
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Tommy Murphy is a tough talking cop. He is a bit of a womeniser and is particularly interested in Annie, his colleague, who is later is boss. An excellent undercover cop, Murphy, solves many cases in his unique and compromising way. Haunting by witnessing his daughters brutal death, Murphy uses it as a driving force behind solving murders, with a host of external issues competing in the background.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Legea lui Murphy See more »

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Followed by Murphy's Law: Reunion (2003) See more »

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When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman
written by Even Stevens
performed by James Nesbitt
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30 January 2002 | by internationalboySee all my reviews

This was an impressive effort from James Nesbitt (better known as Adam from ITV's Cold Feet), ably supported by RADA graduate Claudia Harrison.

Yeah sure, the story had definitely been seen before - policeman impresses crime boss, infiltrates gang - and all the undercover cop cliches were present and correct (maverick, plays by his own rules, possibly family tragedy), but still, this was well-acted, tightly scripted, satisfying TV. We hope to see more from James Nesbitt in the future. 8/10


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