This BBC television drama series follows the work of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS). Led by Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers who have been recruited to reinvestigate unsolved crimes. It is the new policing protocols which come into conflict with the 'good old ways' that creates some of the humour of this likeable drama series.
Last Episode12x10 The Crazy Gang Aired: Oct. 06, 2015
In the ultimate series finale, UCOS are threatened with closure following their perceived mishandling of the Henway case. Their final case …
New Tricks: Season 11, Episode #9 - Breadcrumbs
Tragedy strikes for Griffin when his friend Ellen Barker is found murdered.
New Tricks: Season 11, Episode #2 - Tender Loving Care
The team investigate the unsolved killing of brilliant young doctor Lydia Dryden.
Series Fun Facts
- SPOILER: Brian Lane's last episode New Tricks: The Little Brother (2013) which ends with Lane fired from UCOS by Strickland and becoming a freelance detective with wife Ester, could had a…
[show]SPOILER: Brian Lane's last episode New Tricks: The Little Brother (2013) which ends with Lane fired from UCOS by Strickland and becoming a freelance detective with wife Ester, could had a much darker and depressing ending and could had ended with Lane committing suicide following his departure from UCOS.
- Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong) is mentally unstable and suffers from OCD (Obsessive-compulsive disorder).
- The theme song "It's Alright" performed by Dennis Waterman (Jerry Standing) was heavily inspired by the song "End of the Line" by Traveling Wilburys.