Detective Constable "Dangerous" Davies always gets the cases no one else wants-and no one notices when he eventually succeeds. But his old-fashioned decency and dogged determination have won him legions of loyal fans....more.
Detective Constable "Dangerous" Davies always gets the cases no one else wants-and no one notices when he eventually succeeds. But his old-fashioned decency and dogged determination have won him legions of loyal fans. Collected here are all 17 episodes from the hit British mystery series starring Peter Davison (Doctor Who, All Creatures Great and Small), who plays the beleaguered Davies "with a pitch-perfect mix of self-effacement and irritation at the endless slights from crooks and fellow cops alike" (The Baltimore Sun).
Mocked by colleagues at his small London police station and enduring slights from his estranged wife, he even listens to advice from his kooky chum Mod (Sean Hughes, The Commitments). Still, Dangerous manages to make connections that the slicker cops miss and shows that underdogs do have their day. 17 episodes on 9 DVDs, approx. 20 hours.
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Packaging: Boxed set Run Time: 20 hours plus 110 minutes of bonus programming Format: Widescreen / Full screen Number of discs: 9 Language: English Subtitles: N/A Color or B&W: Color CC: No SDH: No Region Code: 1 Aspect Ratio: 16:9 / 4:3 Rating: N/A
"The Last Detective is a wonderful series"--CrimeSpree Cinema
"A must-see for mystery fans. Highly recommended."--DVD Talk
"A must-own for any Davison fan"--DVD Verdict
"Unique and charming series"--Film Intuition
"Compelling characters"--DVD Talk
"The Last Detective defies expectations with sharp writing, sterling acting, and a refreshing lack of violence."--DVD Verdict
"Exhibits the best qualities of its kind: well-realized characters; place as a player; and stories rooted in ordinary human failings, which makes them both sadder and funnier than their American counterparts."--Los Angeles Times
"There's a decency to the characters and an emotional depth to the relationships here that strikes this reviewer as utterly civilized."--San Jose Mercury News
"A collection you'll watch repeatedly."--EInsiders
"It remains immensely watchable simply because of his presence."--Bullz-Eye