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Taggart (1983)
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Taggart (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Taggart is a Scottish detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who has written many of the episodes, and made by STV Productions for the ITV network. The series revolves around a group of detectives initially in the Maryhill CID of Strathclyde Police, though various storylines have happened in other parts of the Greater Glasgow area, and as of the most recent series the team have operated out of the fictional John Street police station across the street from the City Chambers. It is one of the UK's longest-running dramas and is the longest-running police drama after the cancellation of The Bill. The show's 100th story aired on Christmas Eve 2009 on the ITV network. In May 2011, it was reported that the ITV network had decided to axe Taggart from the network after 28 years. The series may continue to be screened in Scotland on the STV network and on overseas broadcasters.
Style: tense, twists and turns, rough, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police detective, police, murder mystery, strangulation, crimes, society, who done it, law enforcement, police station, police investigation, child killer, riddles and clues, honest law enforcer, investigation, forensics, scot, sergeant, evidence, detective sergeant, deadly, crime
Time: 90s, 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe

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Trial & Retribution (1997)
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Country: UK
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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TV show
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Silent Witness (1996)
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TV show
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