Type
Scripted
Premiered
Feb. 07, 2008
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre

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Ashes to Ashes (UK)

DCI Gene Huntis back but he's no longer the self-styled "Sheriff of Manchester". Flanked by his faithful sidekicks, Ray Carling and Chris Skelton, and drawn to the action and intrigue of the London Met, Gene turns his attentions to taking on the "southern nancy" criminal scum. DI Alex Drake appears to change the crew.

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Last Episode

03x08 Series 3, Episode 8 Aired: May. 21, 2010

Gene and the team investigate a diamond heist following the murder of three London gang members. Alex remains determined to discover if Gene …

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Completed/Ended
The show had 3 seasons and 25 episodes air between 2008 and 2010.

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  • Goof (anachronisms): The Audi Quattro used by Gene Hunt was not available for sale in the UK in 1981. He would have had to order it from continental Europe, thus it would probably be…
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    Goof (anachronisms): The Audi Quattro used by Gene Hunt was not available for sale in the UK in 1981. He would have had to order it from continental Europe, thus it would probably be left-hand drive. This is acknowledged to in the extras, which speculate that Hunt could have gotten the car as "a dodgy import."
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  • Series One contains references to prostitution in every episode - Drake travels back as one in episode one, sees a poster in episode two saying "We are all prostitutes!", and in another…
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    Series One contains references to prostitution in every episode - Drake travels back as one in episode one, sees a poster in episode two saying "We are all prostitutes!", and in another solves the murder of a streetwalker. She is also frequently dressed in red, making her a "scarlet woman".
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  • The series is full of David Bowie references:- "Ashes to Ashes" is one of his songs, and features a Pierrot clown in its video, and one episode also features a "Laughing Gnome" (which is the…
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    The series is full of David Bowie references:- "Ashes to Ashes" is one of his songs, and features a Pierrot clown in its video, and one episode also features a "Laughing Gnome" (which is the name of another Bowie song).
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