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Rebus (UK)

Ken Stott stars as the battle-hardened detective solving Edinburgh's grisly crimes. He's one of those cops who doesn't do anything by the book. That's why he allways gets on his head from his superiors. But at the end he allways solves the crime. With the help of the loyal DI Soibhan.

Rebus (UK) - 05x04 Knots and Crosses Screenshot
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Last Episode

05x04 Knots and Crosses Aired: Dec. 07, 2007

The maverick detective finds his career on the line once more when an apparently watertight murder prosecution collapses because of his unconventional …

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Rebus is Completed/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 14 episodes air between 2000 and 2007.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Apr. 26, 2000
Status:
Completed/Ended
Runtime:
120 min.
Aired:
2000 - 2007
To-Date:
5 Seasons
14 Episodes
Network
ITV1 TV Network
Genre

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Ian Rankin (II) confirms that Rebus was originally considered for television in the late 80s and early 90s when 'Knots and Crosses' was planned to be adapted featuring Leslie Grantham as…
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    Ian Rankin (II) confirms that Rebus was originally considered for television in the late 80s and early 90s when 'Knots and Crosses' was planned to be adapted featuring Leslie Grantham as Rebus. Rankin presumes they would have relocated Rebus to London and made the character English, but ultimately this adaptation fell through.
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  • In an interview on 15 January 2011 with the Scottish newspaper "The Daily Record", John Hannah said that he thought he had been mis-cast as Rebus: "I wasn't sure if I was right for it. Ian…
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    In an interview on 15 January 2011 with the Scottish newspaper "The Daily Record", John Hannah said that he thought he had been mis-cast as Rebus: "I wasn't sure if I was right for it. Ian Rankin (II) gave me his blessing though and I don't think I did a bad job. But I wasn't the critics' or fans' image of the character so it never really worked out. I actually wanted Peter Mullan (i) but ITV wouldn't commission him. They would only do it with me because ITV are very short-sighted - they look at who's hot and then decide that's who they'll go with, regardless of whether that person is right for the part."
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  • Ron Donachie played the character of Rebus on radio and appeared in several episodes of this television adaptation of it as well.
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