Britain,1964: Inspector George Gently is one of few good men at Scotland Yard, his sense of duty a rare thing where police and criminals are closer to being the same thing; when drugs are about to change the face of policing and youth is on the brink of a social and sexual revolution, and his pursuit of criminals has lead to his wife's death.
Last Episode07x04 Son of a Gun Aired: May. 20, 2015
Following an armed robbery, Gently seeks to find the armed gang and bring them to justice before more innocent people are shot.
Inspector George Gently: Season 1, Episode #1 - Pilot - Gently's Last Case
Following the murder of his wife by notorious gangster Joe Webster, Inspector Gently is pondering retirement.…
Inspector George Gently: Season 1, Episode #2 - Burning Man
A man’s body is found near RAF Huxford, burnt to a crisp. The only evidence at the scene of the crime is a ring…
Series Fun Facts
- The title of this pilot and subsequent series is "George Gently." Beginning with the second series the name was change to "Inspector George Gently."
- This pilot and the subsequent series moved the setting of the stories to Northumberland and County Durham, instead of the Norfolk as it was in the books.
- Goof (anachronisms): Many early episodes end with a scene of the murderer being executed, however in 1957 the death penalty was abolished except for murders using firearms or explosives,…
[show]Goof (anachronisms): Many early episodes end with a scene of the murderer being executed, however in 1957 the death penalty was abolished except for murders using firearms or explosives, murders of police and prison officers, or multiple murders.