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MarcellaMarcella
ITV, 2016 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Marcella will get involved in a serial murder case where the modus operandi of the killer bares a striking resemblance to an unsolved spate of killings from a decade ago.


Lucky ManLucky Man
Sky 1, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

A detective gains a magic bracelet that brings him good luck. But someone nasty wants it back. Will he survive the price of good fortune? Watch as Clayton navigates a world of danger and temptation, where every decision could be his last. Don't miss the thrilling series Lucky Man!


MonkMonk
USA, 2002 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way.


PowersPowers
PSN, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Combining the genres of superhero fantasy, crime noir and police procedural, Powers, whose order is said to be around 10 episodes, is set in a world full of people with superhuman abilities and where all of those powers are just another catalyst for mayhem and murder. The series follows Detective Christian Walker, who is in charge of protecting humans like us and investigating cases involving the God-like men and women, referred to as "Powers", who glide through the sky on lightning bolts and fire and who clash above cities in epic battle, oblivious to the mortals below.


PerceptionPerception
TNT, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Dr. Daniel Pierce, a brilliant neuroscientist with a unique perspective on crime, helps the FBI solve complex cases using his expertise. With his keen sense of perception, Pierce navigates the intricate workings of the human mind to uncover the truth behind even the most puzzling crimes.


Three PinesThree Pines
Prime Video, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Drama based on Louise Penny's bestselling Chief Inspector Gamache crime novels, about the French-speaking detective as he probes crimes in his Quebec community, digging up long-buried secrets and discovering his own ghosts.


Beyond ParadiseBeyond Paradise
BBC One, 2023 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Seeking a quieter life away from the stress of the city, Humphrey has taken a job as Detective Inspector in fiancée Martha's hometown. However, they soon find that country life is anything but peaceful and Humphrey can't help but be distracted by the town's surprisingly high crime rate.


Stay CloseStay Close
Netflix, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Stay Close tells the story of three people hiding dark secrets and living lives they never wanted. Megan is a soccer mum with a wild past and growing sense of dissatisfaction; Ray's talents as a documentary photographer are being wasted in a dead-end paparazzi job; while Broome is a detective struggling to let go of a cold case. Eventually, the consequences of their past actions crash together in the present day.


Murdoch MysteriesMurdoch Mysteries
CBC, 2008 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.


GrantchesterGrantchester
ITV, 2014 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Set against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester, the drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances.


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