The Detectives

The Detectives (1993)


The absurd adventures of two defective detectives, who - despite unbelievable incompetence - somehow manage to solve their cases (or be nearby when the cases are solved) and retain their jobs.

Score: 7.4/10 from 11 votes
First Air Date: 1993-01-27
Last Air Date: 1997-02-18
Total Seasons: 5
Total Episodes: 29
Status: Ended
Network: BBC One

All Seasons

Season 0
First air date: 1995-12-23
Season 1
First air date: 1993-01-27
Season 2
First air date: 1994-03-02
Season 3
First air date: 1995-01-09
Season 4
First air date: 1996-02-15
Season 5
First air date: 1997-01-14


Robert Powell
as Dave Briggs
George Sewell
as Superintendent Cottam
Jasper Carrott
as Bob Louis


Sound Keith Strachan Music
Sound Matthew Strachan Music
Writing Mike Whitehill Writer
Writing Steve Knight Writer
Production Ed Bye Producer
Production Nic Phillips Producer
Crew Barry Noakes Cinematography
Art Andy Hamilton Production Design
Editing Mark Sangster Editor
Production Susie Parriss Casting
Costume & Make-Up Rebecca Allen Costume Design
Sound Nigel Davis Sound Recordist