As a maverick cop with a dark past, DS Tommy Murphy fails a psychiatric assessment but is given one last chance by his boss and given a dangerous undercover assignment.

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Series cast summary:
James Nesbitt ...  Tommy Murphy / ... 23 episodes, 2003-2007
Del Synnott Del Synnott ...  DC Alan Carter / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2004
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As a maverick cop with a dark past, DS Tommy Murphy fails a psychiatric assessment but is given one last chance by his boss and given a dangerous undercover assignment.

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A maverick Irish cop takes on the London Crime World

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

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UK

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English

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2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Murphy törvénye See more »

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Runtime:

(6 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Alternate Versions

UK DVD releases from Season 2 onwards are struck from edited international episode masters (allowing for commercials to be added for overseas broadcasts). The full uncut versions were originally broadcast on BBC One, without commercials. However, certain US DVD season releases (e.g. Season 3) contain the full uncut episodes. See more »

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Follows Murphy's Law: Electric Bill (2003) See more »

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Well-Scripted and Acted; Tense
18 May 2019 | by aphillips-43057See all my reviews

My wife and I just completed this series. We really liked it. It is very tense due to the undercover assignments that Murphy gets: one mistake and he is dead. James Nesbitt is great as Murphy.


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