Type
Scripted
Premiered
May. 05, 2011
Status
New Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC TWO TV Network

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The Shadow Line

Detective Inspector Gabriel (Chiwetel Ejiofor) has just returned to work after being shot on an undercover job; his partner was killed and Gabriel suffers amnesia with a bullet lodged in his head. He leads the police investigation of the murdered drug baron Harvey Wratten and finds himself in a race with the other side of the line, the drug dealers who want to know who killed their boss.

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The Shadow Line Season 1 (2011)

1x01 1 1x01 Episode One
- DI Jonah Gabriel (Chiwetel Ejiofor) has just returned to work after being shot whilst on an undercover job. His partner was killed and Gabriel suffers from amnesia with a bullet ...
May. 05, 2011
1x02 1 1x02 Episode Two
- The driver of Wratten's car has been identified. Gabriel and Joseph Bede are both desperate to get to him first. But they find themselves in a three-horse race with a shadowy ...
May. 12, 2011
1x03 1 1x03 Episode Three
- Bede reluctantly finds himself in the driving seat of the drugs cartel. Meanwhile Gabriel continues to investigate the Wratten murder against his superior's instructions, and ...
May. 19, 2011
1x04 1 1x04 Episode Four
- Jay Wratten's insistence that Bob Harris is responsible for his uncle's murder causes problems for Bede's new business deal. Meanwhile Gabriel struggles to placate his ex-mistress. Gatehouse ...
May. 26, 2011
1x05 1 1x05 Episode Five
- Glick make what seems to be a fatal mistake when Gatehouse threatens his Grandchild. Gatehouse finally tracks Glickman down with consequences he was not expecting. Gabriel ...
Jun. 02, 2011
1x06 1 1x06 Episode Six
- Gabriel uncovers some dark truths about Counterpoint which implicate his colleagues. Glickman warns him that Gatehouse will hunt him down. Bede gets one step closer to finally ...
Jun. 09, 2011
1x07 1 1x07 Episode Seven
Khokar is forced to retire after Gabriel rumbles that he had Petra try and kill Gatehouse. Gabriel is summoned by the retired Commander Penney who tells him that Counterpoint was a ...
Jun. 16, 2011
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Season 1 Quotes

01x07 - Episode Seven Season 1 / Episode 7: - Episode Seven

Gatehouse: [Gabriel tries to stop Gatehouse] Why are you doing this?
Jonah Gabriel: Because it matters.
Gatehouse: For other people to see you, standing out there in all that bright, white light? I'm sure it does matter. The problem is, Jonah Gabriel, that kind of glare, it just turns you blind. Because all I have to do is this... [Gatehouse flicks open his lighter, lights it and then flicks it out]... and your light goes out.
Jonah Gabriel: [the laser that was aimed at Gatehouse is then directed at Gabriel. Gatehouse then blows gently as if he is blowing out a light, and then Lia Honey, who is holding the sniper rifle, shoots Gabriel] No!
01x07 - Episode Seven Season 1 / Episode 7: - Episode Seven

Ratallack: Now it's our turn.
Jay Wratten: Yeah. But how long is that gonna last?
Gatehouse: I think you know the answer to that already. And if you don't, you should.
Jay Wratten: Twenty years, and then a headshot in the back of a car?
Gatehouse: Not if you remember the rule.
Jay Wratten: Yeah? And what exactly is that?
Gatehouse: Simple. You, you're the threads. But me, I'm the rope.
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