Three years after Vanished by the Lake, Lise and Clovis are now by another lake, in Annecy, and face the challenge of a new family life with their nine-month-old son Tom as the couple takes on a demanding new investigation.
Julie De Bona,
From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.
British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley (Nathaniel Parker) and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers (Sharon Small).
The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".
In a small town where tradition has reigned, adolescents are rounded up and tested in an ultimate deviation. In their twentieth year, the youth are brought to forbidden territory and in one night will be overcome by the darkness of sin.
Matthew De Filippis,
Alanna De Filippis
At the height of the London blitz Dr Lennox Collins,pioneer of the new forensic science,is enlisted by DI Wilkins after prostitute Mary Williams is strangled and a swastika carved on her tongue. Wilkins' chief suspect is shy young Anglo-German Wilfred Ziegler,who found the body but Lennox dismisses this as Ziegler is left-handed and the killer was not.The trail leads to the Metropole club,frequented by Mary,where Lennox's new assistant Molly meets the sinister owner Danny Hastings but then two more women are killed in the same way. A rent boy places closet gay actor Ronald Terry at the scene of the last murder though Terry denies seeing anything. However Lennox and Molly are soon investigating Terry's apparent suicide - which they work out is murder. Lennox takes Hastings' DNA but is attacked by men in gas masks and,when Wilkins is taken off the case after bullying Ziegler into a confession, it looks as if Hastings has corrupt police officers in his pocket. Acting separately Lennox ...Written by
don @ minifie-1
You know that commercial with the young adults trying to flee a murderer and the girl cries out, "There's a car, let's go!" And one of the young man says, "No, let's hide behind those chainsaws!" - mocking the utterly foolish decisions people make in horror movies (or, really, the poor storytelling of the writers)?
Well, that's part of the problem with this program. I don't dislike the actors and the plot line has potential (though it's a bit of a mimic of the great Foyle's War - except for a forensic expert).
But, there are far too many predictable features. Bad decisions as in the horror story pattern. The typical supervisory stupidity and skepticism and corruption in high places is also present.
I had high hopes with this. Great setting (WWII London). Decent acting. Plenty of potential but ultimately it is frustrating.
It's just a boiler-plate crime story-line copied thousands of times by one TV show after another.
I am normally not at all that critical about such programs. There was some enjoyment in the program. But, seriously is there no originality left?
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