Inspector George Gently (2007–2017)

TV Series   |  TV-MA   |    |  Crime, Drama, Mystery


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With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.


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  • Charlie Pearson in Inspector George Gently (2007)
  • Martin Shaw and Lisa McGrillis in Inspector George Gently (2007)
  • Inspector George Gently: The Burning Man (2008)
  • Martin Shaw and David Sullivan in Inspector George Gently (2007)

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Creator:

Peter Flannery

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11 September 2013 | jij98111
7
| BBC at its best - minus the political correctness
I have watched several of the earlier episodes of this brilliant BBC detective series. It has it all: clever plots that are never quite what they seem to be, a dry "British" (I think it is universal) sense of subtle humor, two interesting leads who work perfectly together in their roles, topical plots (circa 1960's but still interesting) that are a cut above your normal plots and do not pull any punches, a quality sense of drama that packs a huge emotional punch (see Season 2 episode 1 'Gently with the innocents' and tell me you are not moved).

I have watched many BBC series, detective and otherwise, sometimes with mixed results. This series is right up there at the top except for one big flaw. The writers, as many times happens, editorialize in their plots. If they removed the political correctness and stuck to good detective plots I would have added stars.

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