Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television series that aired in 2003 on the Fox Network. The series follows a brash NYPD detective who goes to London when one of his cases goes sour and remains to work with New Scotland Yard. The basic premise of the show bears a close resemblance to the popular 1980s British series Dempsey & Makepeace, the only notable difference being that the female partner has been replaced by a female housemate. Stylistically, the series derived inspiration from British feature films by Guy Ritchie, such as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. The soundtrack and incidental music for the first episode was provided by British techno duo Orbital. Daniel Ash of Love and Rockets scored the rest of the series.
The series was scheduled to premiere during the 2002–2003 television season, but was postponed and premiered in summer 2003. The series was then moved to Thursdays with its seventh episode to help improve its ratings, but Fox canceled the series due to its low ratings of 5.1 million viewers.
The American cable network Bravo picked up the series to begin airing in January 2004, including the six episodes never aired on Fox. All thirteen episodes of the series were released on DVD by Paramount Home Entertainment on September 7, 2004. Unfortunately, the original score was replaced due to music licensing issues.
humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
partners against crime, crime, reluctant partners, police detective, fish out of water, crimes, disorder, fighting crime, track down, police investigation, law enforcement, partners, crime investigation, roommate, mate swapping, disgraced, heaven and hell, cat, superior, fish, reluctant, american in the uk, police, dog
contemporary, 21st century
england, europe, london, scotland yard, britain