Comrade Detective (2017)
Detectives Gregor Anghel and Joseph Baciu investigate the murder of fellow officer Nikita Ionescu and, in the process, unravel a subversive plot to destroy their country that is fueled by the greatest enemy: Capitalism.
My thoughts: Like a one-gag sketch stretched out over hours.
Shetland (2013 – ) Season 1
A local police team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.
My thoughts: Very well done so far as rustic rural mysteries go, but I guess I ‘m just not a fan of rustic rural mysteries.
The Thaw (2022 – ) Season 1
The body of a young woman is discovered in the icy river. The investigation is led by Zawieja for whom solving the case will be a fight for herself.
My thoughts: Dumb luck trumps incompetent police work in this Silence of the Lambs clone.
Sherwood (2022 – ) Season 1
Two shocking and unexpected murders shatter an already fractured community leading to one of the largest manhunts in British history.
My thoughts: Coincidences and contrivances mar the whole.
Unforgotten (2015- ) Season 5
Human remains are discovered in a newly renovated period property in West London. But is this a murder dating back to the 1930s or has the body been disposed of in more recent times?
My thoughts: Still a plotted show, but something is definitely missing this season…