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The Last Detective

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7.8/10
Drama Crime 
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2003 - 20075 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: AcornTV BritBox Tags: Police Country: United Kingdom

The Last Detective is an ITV drama starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies. The first series aired in 2003 with three more seasons succeeding this. The first consisted of a pilot and three episodes, the second and the third series both consisted of four normal episodes and the fourth series increased the run to five episodes and the duration of each individual episode to 90 minutes as opposed to the previous 70-minute format. As of 2007 this series had 17 episodes in total.The Last Detective featuring Peter Davison and Sean Hughes has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Acorn TV, streaming with subscription on BritBox, available for purchase on Google Play, and 1 other. It's a comedy and crime show with 22 episodes over 5 seasons. The Last Detective is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (984 votes).

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17 episodes (77%) are available to stream on a subscription service (AcornTV & BritBox).

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4 episodes (18%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & YouTube).

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#3,120 Ranked TV Show

#61 Ranked in TV on AcornTV

#205 Ranked in Police TV

#673 Ranked in Crime TV

The Last Detective has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (984 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Season 1

AcornTV | BritBox | Rent or Buy
Season 01, Episode 01 Dangerous Davies

S01 E01

Feb 7, 2003
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Dangerous Davies Feb 7, 2003 U-31(Henry Phyfe)must get some microfilm from a Japanese connection at the same time he must throw a birthday party for Judy's mother Florence

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Season 01, Episode 02 Moonlight

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Feb 14, 2003
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Moonlight Feb 14, 2003 Davies investigates the disappearance of a man whose wife seems strangely unconcerned about his whereabouts. Meanwhile, two ballroom dancing regulars discover a tragic secret.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Tricia

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Feb 21, 2003
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Tricia Feb 21, 2003 Davies is assigned to look after the victim of a vicious burglary, who believes the police aren't paying her enough attention. It soon becomes clear that she has a secret agenda, as Davies finds himself subject to the attentions of an obsessive woman.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Lofty

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Feb 28, 2003
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Lofty Feb 28, 2003 Davies unravels the true identity of an old tramp found drowned in a canal.

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Season 2

AcornTV | BritBox
Season 02, Episode 01 Christine

S02 E01

Feb 13, 2004
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Christine Feb 13, 2004 Davies is called in to investigate the suspicious death of wealthy artist Maurice Leyman, found dead after a fire in the studio in the garden of his luxury home. His wife is rather calm about the whole thing and has a dodgy alibi, but Dangerous is reluctant to point the finger at her.

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Season 02, Episode 02 The Long Bank Holiday

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Feb 20, 2004
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The Long Bank Holiday Feb 20, 2004 Davies makes a gruesome discovery when he is called in to settle a dispute between neighbours over a leylandii hedge. The hapless detective is then called away to deal with a suspected suicide.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Benefit to Mankind

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Feb 27, 2004
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Benefit to Mankind Feb 27, 2004 Davies decides to toughen up after falling victim to a cruel practical joke by colleagues Barrett and Pimlott. He is then dispatched to investigate the death of a medical researcher. It looks like suicide, but Davies is convinced it's murder.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Dangerous and the Lonely Hearts

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Mar 5, 2004
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Dangerous and the Lonely Hearts Mar 5, 2004 Dangerous Davies is on the trail of the killer of an Albanian refugee, and his search leads him to a dating agency – where one of the clients is someone he knows only too well.

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Season 3

AcornTV | BritBox
Season 03, Episode 01 Friends Reunited

S03 E01

May 29, 2005
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Friends Reunited May 29, 2005 Dangerous investigates when a man is found dead after a college reunion party. The prime suspect is a reformed drug addict with no alibi for the time of death.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Towpaths Of Glory

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Jun 5, 2005
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Towpaths Of Glory Jun 5, 2005 The body of a murdered ex-soldier is found dumped on a rubbish heap. Davies has to find the killer, but struggles to break down the fierce loyalties of the victim's artillery regiment.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Three Steps To Hendon

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Jun 12, 2005
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Three Steps To Hendon Jun 12, 2005 Davies uncovers a tragic tale of revenge, spurned talent and faded glory when he investigates the suspicious death of a faded, hard-drinking former rock star Teddy O'Connor, lead singer with 1970s Glam Rock boy band The Overnite Sensations.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Willesden Confidential

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Jun 19, 2005
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Willesden Confidential Jun 19, 2005 Davies investigates the spectacular death of stock car driver Geoff Fallon, and discovers that the motive may lie closer to home than he cares to admit.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Once Upon A Time On The Westway

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May 3, 2007
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Once Upon A Time On The Westway May 3, 2007 Jimmy 'the Gem' Vincent is murdered within 24 hours of his release from prison. Do his unpublished memoirs reveal the identity of his killer?

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Season 04, Episode 02 Dangerous' Liaisons

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May 10, 2007
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Dangerous' Liaisons May 10, 2007 A recluse is found dead at home, and foul play is suspected. A cache of film reels leads to the solution of two murders.

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Season 04, Episode 03 The Dead Peasants Society

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May 17, 2007
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The Dead Peasants Society May 17, 2007 A veteran comedian dies on stage. Davies investigates the world of show business jealousies.

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Season 04, Episode 04 The Man From Montevideo

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May 24, 2007
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The Man From Montevideo May 24, 2007 Davies uncovers the secret life of a chauffeur, found stabbed in the neck with a broken champagne bottle.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Dead Peasants' Society

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May 31, 2007
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Dead Peasants' Society May 31, 2007 Members of a secretive gentlemen's club are dying in mysterious circumstances.

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Season 5

Season 05, Episode 01 Once Upon A Time On The Westway

S05 E01

May 3, 2007
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Once Upon A Time On The Westway May 3, 2007

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Season 05, Episode 02 Dangerous Liaisons

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May 10, 2007
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Dangerous Liaisons May 10, 2007

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Season 05, Episode 03 A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Willesden

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May 17, 2007
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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Willesden May 17, 2007

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Season 05, Episode 04 The Man From Montevideo

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May 24, 2007
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The Man From Montevideo May 24, 2007

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Season 05, Episode 05 Dead Peasant's Society

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May 31, 2007
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Dead Peasant's Society May 31, 2007

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