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The Hardy Boys (2020)The Hardy Boys (2020)
Hulu, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Adventure, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

After a family tragedy strikes, Frank Hardy, 16, and his brother Joe, 12, are forced to move from the big city to their parents' hometown of Bridgeport for the summer. Staying with their Aunt Trudy, Frank and Joe's quiet summer quickly comes to a halt when they discover their dad, Detective Fenton Hardy, has taken on a secret investigation. Realizing that their Dad may be on to something the boys take it upon themselves to start an investigation of their own, and suddenly everyone in town is a suspect.


The Chestnut ManThe Chestnut Man
Netflix, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

The Chestnut Man is set in the quiet suburb of Copenhagen, where the police make a terrible discovery one blustery October morning. A young woman is found brutally murdered in a playground and one of her hands is missing. Above her hangs a small man made of chestnuts. The ambitious young detective Naia Thulin is assigned to the case, along with her new partner, Mark Hess. They soon discover a mysterious piece of evidence on the chestnut man-evidence connecting it to a girl who went missing a year earlier and was presumed dead - the daughter of politician Rosa Hartung.


BaptisteBaptiste
BBC One, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

French actor Tchéky Karyo will reprise his role as insightful but stubborn investigator Julien Baptiste for a spin-off from The Missing. When Julien and his wife are on a visit to Amsterdam, the Chief of Police - who also happens to be an old girlfriend - seeks out his help due to his renowned and methodical crime solving skills. Baptiste is rapidly embroiled in a case that looks beyond the beautiful streets, canals and houses of Amsterdam to the seamy underworld beneath


The Tower (2021)The Tower (2021)
ITV, 2021 Running | Drama, Crime, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

A veteran beat cop and a teenage girl fall to their deaths from a tower block in south-east London. Left alive on the roof are a five-year-old boy and rookie police officer Lizzie Griffiths. Within hours, Lizzie has disappeared, and Detective Sergeant Sarah Collins is charged with leading the investigation. She not only has to track down Lizzie before she comes to serious harm, but also to uncover the truth behind the grisly deaths. What chain of events took two police officers and two children to the roof of that tower block - why did two of them die? Why did two of them survive?


The Lost RoomThe Lost Room
SyFy, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to alternate universe.


DalglieshDalgliesh
Channel 5, 2021 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Dalgliesh will be made up of three two-part films, each comprising 2 x 60 minutes.  The show, will be set in mid-1970's England and is told from the perspective of the enigmatic detective, following his career to present day as he solves unusual murders and reveals buried secrets.


WistingWisting
TV3, 2019 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Wisting, based on Jørn Lier Horst's books The Hunting Dogs and The Caveman, sees Detective William Wisting attempt to solve a series of senseless and vicious murders in a small coastal town. However, the detective must also deal with issues in his own family as well as the deadly killer.


Van Der ValkVan Der Valk
NPO 1, 2020 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Van Der Valk follows a street smart and unapologetic Dutch detective as he navigates the lively and enigmatic city of Amsterdam, solving mysterious crimes using astute human observation and inspired detection.


Whitstable PearlWhitstable Pearl
Acorn TV, 2021 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Whitstable Pearl follows Pearl Nolan, a big-hearted local restaurant owner, who sets up a local detective agency. When she discovers the body of close friend, Vinnie, Pearl gets embroiled in her first case.


Giri/HajiGiri/Haji
BBC One, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

A Tokyo detective travels to London to look for his long lost younger brother, now involved with the Yakuza (Japanese mob) and wanted for the murder of a Japanese businessman. With the help of a young Japanese-British hustler who helps the detective navigate London, the mystery continues to unravel. His family's honour, and the fragile peace between the warring gangs back in Tokyo, is at stake.


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