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“ The UK’s answer to our CSI” —Oklahoma Gazette

Brusque DI Vivien Friend (Samantha Spiro, Cold Feet) and intuitive DC Rosie MacManus (Lindsey Coulson, EastEnders) lead an elite murder investigation team for London’s Metropolitan Police. Reflecting the reality of police life, their work is part grueling procedure, part gut instinct. From the makers of The Bill, the series brims with twists and turns, false leads, and surprising resolutions. 8 episodes, 6 ½ hrs, 3 DVDs, SDH. Mature audiences.

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Disc 1
Episode 1: Moving Targets
The MIT team investigates the murder of one of their own: Sgt. Matthew Boyden, who was hiding a double life far more complicated than anyone suspected.

Episode 2: Daddy’s Little Girl
A girl’s body is found three years after her disappearance, perfectly preserved in concrete at a building site. Forensic evidence suggests an open-and-shut case, but DI Friend suspects there’s more to uncover.

Episode 3: Rubbish
Sifting through clues takes a keen eye—and a strong stomach. The team conducts a painstaking search through the rancid decay of a Thames refuse barge after the discovery of a child’s body among the trash.

Disc 2
Episode 4: Reading, Writing, and Gangbanging
A vagrant is beaten to death and a respected teacher commits suicide. These seemingly unrelated deaths are inextricably linked, and the MIT team must connect the dots, revealing along the way marital strife and a devious motive.

Episode 5: Red Heads
The investigation of the murder of abductee Penny Wake is disrupted midstream when a second kidnapping victim, Kathy Monroe, is found wandering the streets drugged and disoriented. The only apparent connection: both are redheads.

Episode 6: Lambs to the Slaughter
A pedophile recently paroled from prison is murdered. Vigilantes are suspected, and no tears are shed. However, a deeper look into the criminal’s past reveals a cold trail. Was the victim’s persona a painstaking tangle of lies?

Disc 3
Episode 7: Models and Millionaires
Glamorous model Natasha McKay had married well—and died horribly, turning the suspicions of DC Rosie MacManus to McKay’s nouveau riche husband. But for the first time ever, DI Friend finds herself questioning MacManus’s motives in her pursuit of the truth.

Episode 8: The Bigger the Lie
A gangland killing seems textbook—except the victim was an investigative journalist on the verge of a career-making scoop. At the heart of her story lies a community fraught with racial tension and bitterness, resulting in tragic consequences for the MIT.
"Intelligent, edgy, and gripping"—The Times (UK)

"Well paced and intriguing"—London Evening Standard

"Dark and gritty"—The Guardian (UK)

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Disc 1

Episode One:Phone Tag

A raucous night out at the pub becomes a tragedy after a man dies on a busy London street. The killer hides on the other end of a technological labyrinth that has the team racing to prevent the next murder.

 

Episode Two:Viper’s Nest

The Murder Investigation Team is called to investigate the death of a man who tragically fell from a hospital roof. One case rapidly becomes two as they discover the cover-up of a patient’s death after a routine surgery at the hospital.

 

Disc 2

Episode Three:Professional

A cryptic message at the scene of a football player’s murder points the detectives to threatening letters and phone calls that preceded his death. Tension builds as they search for the culprit, simultaneously struggling with personal and professional boundaries.

 

Episode Four:Sexual Tension

The search for the killer in two nearly identical murders takes an unexpected turn when one of the MIT’s own tops the suspect list. Morale plummets as they realize that solving this case could reveal an unwanted truth.

•Interview with star Michael McKell and producer Jonathan Young.

 

Packaging: Boxed set

Run Time: 281 minutes plus bonus programming

Format: Widescreen

Number of discs: 2

Language: English

Subtitles: No

Color or B&W: Color

CC: No

SDH: Yes

Region Code: 1

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Rating: NR; contains strong language, violence, and graphic images.

“U.K.’s answer to ourCSI” —Oklahoma Gazette

 

“Well paced and intriguing” —London Evening Standard(UK)

 

“Intelligent, edgy, and gripping” —The Times(UK)

 

“Smart…an understated, enjoyable drama” —LondonEvening Standard(UK)

Coyote Waits

5 Stars

Mary from AZ on 4/13/2014 7:42:00 PM wrote:

Very good!

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Disc 1
Episode 1:Moving Targets
The MIT team investigates the murder of one of their own: Sgt. Matthew Boyden, who was hiding a double life far more complicated than anyone suspected.

Episode 2:Daddy’s Little Girl
A girl’s body is found three years after her disappearance, perfectly preserved in concrete at a building site. Forensic evidence suggests an open-and-shut case, but DI Friend suspects there’s more to uncover.

Episode 3:Rubbish
Sifting through clues takes a keen eye—and a strong stomach. The team conducts a painstaking search through the rancid decay of a Thames refuse barge after the discovery of a child’s body among the trash.

Disc 2
Episode 4:Reading, Writing, and Gangbanging
A vagrant is beaten to death and a respected teacher commits suicide. These seemingly unrelated deaths are inextricably linked, and the MIT team must connect the dots, revealing along the way marital strife and a devious motive.

Episode 5:Red Heads
The investigation of the murder of abductee Penny Wake is disrupted midstream when a second kidnapping victim, Kathy Monroe, is found wandering the streets drugged and disoriented. The only apparent connection: both are redheads.

Episode 6:Lambs to the Slaughter
A pedophile recently paroled from prison is murdered. Vigilantes are suspected, and no tears are shed. However, a deeper look into the criminal’s past reveals a cold trail. Was the victim’s persona a painstaking tangle of lies?

Disc 3
Episode 7:Models and Millionaires
Glamorous model Natasha McKay had married well—and died horribly, turning the suspicions of DC Rosie MacManus to McKay’s nouveau riche husband. But for the first time ever, DI Friend finds herself questioning MacManus’s motives in her pursuit of the truth.

Episode 8:The Bigger the Lie
A gangland killing seems textbook—except the victim was an investigative journalist on the verge of a career-making scoop. At the heart of her story lies a community fraught with racial tension and bitterness, resulting in tragic consequences for the MIT.
  • Episode 1 commentary with series creator Paul Marquess and series consultant Jackie Malton
  • Interview with actor Michael McKell
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 391 minutes
Format: Widescreen
Number of discs: 3
Language: English
Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
CC: No
SDH: Yes
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Rating: NR (Contains strong language, violence, and graphic images)
"Intelligent, edgy, and gripping"—The Times(UK)

"Well paced and intriguing"—London Evening Standard

"Dark and gritty"—The Guardian(UK)

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5 Stars

from AB on 1/6/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

A very interesting and watchable series for anyone interested in mystery and crime solving.