Mysteries: Old

by bkubena | created - 13 May 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

List of mystery series that are no longer in production. Once one of these series is completely viewed, it should be moved to the “Mysteries: Viewed” list

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1. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.

Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 1,276

2. Bron/Broen (2011–2018)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.

Stars: Sofia Helin, Rafael Pettersson, Sarah Boberg, Dag Malmberg

Votes: 58,911

3. The Coroner (2015–2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama

A solicitor returns to the seaside town she left as a teenager to take up the post of coroner, becoming an advocate for the dead as she investigates sudden, violent or unexplained deaths.

Stars: Claire Goose, Matt Bardock, Beatie Edney, Oliver Gomm

Votes: 1,329

4. Cracker (1993–1996)

TV-MA | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dr Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald is a criminal psychologist. He is rather anti-social and obnoxious but he has a gift for solving crimes. Thus he is employed as a consultant by the Manchester Police.

Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 5,612

5. The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013–2017)

TV-14 | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning, to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon.

Stars: Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner, Charlie Cousins, Joel Tobeck

Votes: 3,711

6. Foyle's War (2002–2015)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As WWII rages, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front; investigating crime on the south coast of England. Later series, see the retired detective working as an MI5 agent in the aftermath of the war.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 12,727

7. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley ( Nathaniel Parker ) and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers ( Sharon Small ).

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

Votes: 4,211

8. Prime Suspect (1991)

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.

Stars: Helen Mirren, John Benfield, Tom Bell, Jack Ellis

Votes: 6,713

9. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.

Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 663

10. Rizzoli & Isles (2010–2016)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston.

Stars: Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

Votes: 29,906

11. The Doctor Blake Mysteries: Family Portrait (2017 TV Movie)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Three murders, two weddings and a funeral - life's never been straightforward for Doctor Lucien Blake and Jean. So why would anything change now?

Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner, Joel Tobeck, Rick Donald

Votes: 489

12. Heartbeat (1992–2010)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

The 1960s lives and adventures of the police constabulary, medical staff, and residents of Ashfordly and Aidensfield.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

Votes: 2,696

13. Winter (2015)

Not Rated | 42 min | Crime

Sydney homicide detective Eve Winter (Rebecca Gibney) solves tough, high profile cases with cool intelligence, fighting bureaucracts, criminals and plenty of advances - unwanted and wanted - to catch her prey.

Stars: Rebecca Gibney, Peter O'Brien, Matt Nable, Antonia Prebble

Votes: 834

14. Five Days (2007–2010)

TV-MA | 300 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A five-part mini-series that revolves around the disappearance of a young mother in a quiet British suburb and the circumstances that leave her children abandoned far from home.

Stars: Suranne Jones, Lee Massey, Michelle Bonnard, David Oyelowo

Votes: 2,315

15. Jack Taylor (I) (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

Ex-cop Jack Taylor earns a reputation for being a tough-as-nails private investigator who's not afraid to take on vigilantes or track down killers.

Stars: Iain Glen, Nora-Jane Noone, Killian Scott, Paraic Breathnach

Votes: 1,752

16. Above Suspicion (2009–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The murder of a young actress starts an investigation that uncovers on-screen tensions, a complex private life, controversial memoirs, and suspected abuse.

Stars: Kelly Reilly, Ciarán Hinds, Shaun Dingwall, Amanda Lawrence

Votes: 2,127

17. Murphy's Law (2003–2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As a maverick cop with a dark past, DS Tommy Murphy fails a psychiatric assessment but is given one last chance by his boss and given a dangerous undercover assignment.

Stars: James Nesbitt, Del Synnott, Claudia Harrison, Mark Benton

Votes: 1,093

18. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)

Not Rated | 50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

DI Crabbe retires from the police force after being shot and sets up his own restaurant. However, his ex-boss, Chief Constable Fisher constantly calls Crabbe back on duty.

Stars: Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed, Malcolm Sinclair, Nick Raggett

Votes: 1,092

19. Killer Net (1998– )

201 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Students get involved in a violent Internet-based game, around the same time as a series of murders - is there a connection?.

Stars: Gareth Marks, Chris Barfoot, Paul Bettany, Kathy Brolly

Votes: 422

20. Injustice (2011)

300 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A defense barrister is faced with the proposition: what can you do when you have defended the indefensible?

Stars: James Purefoy, Charlie Creed-Miles, Sasha Behar, Dervla Kirwan

Votes: 1,559

21. The Commander (2003 TV Movie)

145 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Whyte | Stars: Amanda Burton, Matthew Marsh, Nicholas Jones, Martin Walsh

Votes: 404

22. The Field of Blood (2011–2013)

Not Rated | 59 min | Thriller

Glasgow 1982, a young girl investigates mysterious murders in a world of men.

Stars: Matt Costello, Jayd Johnson, Bronagh Gallagher, Ford Kiernan

Votes: 996

23. Mayday (2013)

Not Rated | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Mayday in a small town steeped in pagan traditions where the crowning of the May Queen is the highlight of the day until suddenly she goes missing.

Stars: Koko Anglo, Matthew Ashforde, Caroline Berry, Daniel Coonan

Votes: 1,346

24. East West 101 (2007–2011)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

East West 101 is set around the Major Crime Squad in metropolitan Sydney. It is based upon the experiences of actual detectives in a crime unit in Sydney's western suburbs.

Stars: Don Hany, Susie Porter, Aaron Fa'aoso, Daniela Farinacci

Votes: 392

25. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

Stars: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

Votes: 1,141

26. Rebus (2000–2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Set in Edinburgh, the mercurial Detective Inspector John Rebus's investigations lead him through the city's ancient beauty and into its more sinister quarters.

Stars: Ken Stott, Claire Price, Jennifer Black, Gregor Gillespie

Votes: 1,576

27. The Final Act, Part 2 (2006)

182 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Approaching retirement, Jane Tennison investigates the murder of a missing girl. But the cracks soon begin to show as Jane struggles with an alcohol problem and the death of her father.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Stephen Tompkinson, Laura Greenwood, Eve Best

Votes: 2,804

28. Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003)

195 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's (Dame Helen Mirren's) investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, or possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Liam Cunningham, Oleg Menshikov, Ben Miles

Votes: 2,584

29. Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996)

200 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

Superintendent Tennison (Dame Helen Mirren) investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Ray Emmet Brown, John Brobbey, Julia Lane

Votes: 2,370

30. Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995 TV Movie)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's (Dame Helen Mirren's) first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.

Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Helen Mirren, Pip Donaghy, Tim Woodward, Stephen Boxer

Votes: 2,125

31. Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995 TV Movie)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A seemingly straightforward sex murder investigation by Superintendent Jane Tennison (Dame Helen Mirren) leads to a hidden political scandal.

Director: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Helen Mirren, Thomas Russell, James Laurenson, Helene Kvale

Votes: 2,142

32. Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995 TV Movie)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Superintendent Jane Tennison (Dame Helen Mirren) orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worse when personal emotions cause complications.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, Robert Glenister, Lesley Sharp

Votes: 2,416

33. Prime Suspect 3 (1993)

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison (Dame Helen Mirren) investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, Karen Tomlin, David Thewlis

Votes: 3,110

34. Prime Suspect 2 (1992)

203 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison's (Dame Helen Mirren's) investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Colin Salmon, John Benfield, Jack Ellis

Votes: 3,281

35. River (2015)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

John River is a brilliant police inspector whose genius lies side-by-side with the fragility of his mind. He is a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest.

Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 20,474

36. The Blake Mysteries: Ghost Stories (2018 TV Movie)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Jean Blake is drawn into the investigation of several bizarre murders whose only connection seems to be a series of articles recently published in The Courier about Ballarat's most infamous... See full summary »

Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Nadine Garner, Joel Tobeck, Belinda McClory, David Whiteley

Votes: 395

37. Wallander (2008–2016)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A television show centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard McCabe, Jeany Spark, Sarah Smart

Votes: 12,827

38. Life on Mars (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973, the era of 'Sweeney' type policing, Mark III Cortinas, and flared trousers.

Stars: John Simm, Philip Glenister, Liz White, Dean Andrews

Votes: 28,918

39. Life on Mars (2008–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A present day car accident mysteriously sends a detective back to the 1970s.

Stars: Jason O'Mara, Michael Imperioli, Gretchen Mol, Jonathan Murphy

Votes: 9,810

40. The Agatha Christie Hour (1982)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A collection of ten hour-long dramas based on short stories by Agatha Christie.

Stars: Maurice Denham, Angela Easterling, Christopher Wren, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 216

41. Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence: Partners in Crime (1983– )

TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Agatha Christie's husband-and-wife sleuthing team take on a series of short whodunit mysteries.

Stars: Francesca Annis, James Warwick, Reece Dinsdale, Arthur Cox

Votes: 604

42. Quincy M.E. (1976–1983)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The cases of a coroner who investigates suspicious deaths that usually suggest murder.

Stars: Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito, Joseph Roman

Votes: 5,312

43. Luther (2010–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

DCI John Luther is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Stars: Idris Elba, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley, Warren Brown

Votes: 121,593

44. Suspects (2014–2016)

Not Rated | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An unscripted crime/drama series centered on a team of three detectives - each with their own distinctive style of working.

Stars: Damien Molony, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Fay Ripley, Christian Brassington

Votes: 830

45. Mystery!: Campion (1989–1990)

50 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

In 1930s England, a man from an aristocratic family takes up the pseudonym Albert Campion and, with the help of his ex-burglar manservant, solves mysteries.

Stars: Peter Davison, Brian Glover, Andrew Burt, Moray Watson

Votes: 699

46. Cribb (1980–1981)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The Victorian era cases of Detective Sergeant Cribb of Scotland Yard's newly formed Criminal Investigation Department.

Stars: Alan Dobie, William Simons, David Waller, Alfie Curtis

Votes: 117

47. Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979– )

Not Rated | 50 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

7.8