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DCI John Luther is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

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Series cast summary:
...  DCI John Luther 21 episodes, 2010-2018
...  DSU Martin Schenk / ... 17 episodes, 2010-2018
...  Benny Silver / ... 17 episodes, 2010-2018
...  DS Justin Ripley 16 episodes, 2010-2015
...  Alice Morgan 11 episodes, 2010-2015
...  Mark North 9 episodes, 2010-2011
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DCI John Luther is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

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What if you were on the Devil's side without knowing it?


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Massive Attack performs the theme songs for both Luther and House See more »

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DSU Rose Teller: Want to know the real tragedy about marriage?
DCI John Luther: No, thanks.
DSU Rose Teller: Women always think men will change, but they don't. Men think women won't change, but they do.
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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.123 (2011) See more »

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Paradise Circus
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Written by Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Hope Sandoval, Dan Brown (as Daniel Jonathan Brown) and Stew Jackson (as Stewart Neville Jackson)
Performed by Massive Attack
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crazy comic book action
1 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

wow! this is the most entertaining detective show I've ever watched! if you like gritty detective dramas with cleverly pieced together plots then.... watch something else. This series has outlandish criminals doing their thing while Luther magically appears with all the answers and at the same time insults your intelligence.

But when you have the amount of unbelievable & and some times shocking action that they cram into Luther you wont care! the 1st 4 episodes are the usual 1 villain per episode formula of many TV shows but the 5th episode was absolutely gripping and left me wanting the next episode straight away, instead of the usual welcome 1 week break. it really did step up a gear. The only program that comes on in the week that i specifically make time for to sit down and watch. id give it a 10 if they just gave the crime solving aspect a LOT more thought. crazy comic book is action is just fine with me though.


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