This series follows the antics of an eccentric group of ex-police officers brought out of retirement to reinvestigate unsolved crimes. They each had a variety of reasons for handing over their badges and accepting premature retirement. But their hunger to right the wrongs of the past is still strong, and they're willing to resort to the most unconventional methods if it means they can close a case.
New Tricks Previous Broadcasts
Dead Poets (Episode #907Z)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 28, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
UCOS re-opens the case of Sean Docherty, a talented young poet whose burnt body was discovered ten years ago in the scrapyard of a known gangster. While Standing is convinced that the murder is related to Docherty's criminal connections, Lane is sure that the answer lies in his poetry.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
Love Means Nothing In Tennis (Episode #906Z)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 21, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
UCOS investigates the case of 16-year-old tennis champion Alice Kemp, who fell to her death from the balcony of a penthouse apartment after losing a crucial match. As the team delves into this competitive world, Standing wonders if he did enough to encourage his own daughter's sporting ambitions.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
Body of Evidence (Episode #905Z)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
When the body of missing computer expert Martin Longthorn turns up in the morgue of a teaching hospital under a false name and address, the UCOS team finds themselves drawn into the unfamiliar world of online hacktivists. Martin worked for the Metropolitan Police and his disappearance caused concern at the time. Why was his body hidden - and by whom? Meanwhile, Lane finds it difficult to accept McAndrew as the new UCOS team member and Esther is forced to intervene.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
The Girl Who Lived (Episode #904Z)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jun 7, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
The UCOS team's feathers are ruffled when Steve McAndrew, a retired detective from Glasgow, descends on the office like a bundle of Scottish energy. Brought in to reinvestigate one of his original cases - the disappearance of teenager Georgia Wright - McAndrew's policing methods raise a few eyebrows. And he has a few tricks up his sleeve that make Brian and Gerry look like slaves to the rule book.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
Queen and Country (Episode #903Z)
KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
UCOS reinvestigate the death of Annabel Tilson, a diplomat in the Foreign Office whose body was discovered in a frozen river on Christmas Day 2008. Having suffered a miscarriage and been demoted at work, Annabel's death was presumed to be suicide. This view is shared by her devastated husband Eddie. However, Annabel's eccentric twin sister Minnie is convinced that she was murdered to cover up a conspiracy within the Foreign Office. Eddie is profoundly deaf, and working with an interpreter prompts Detective Superintendent Standing to start learning sign language himself in the hope of reconnecting with his deaf cousin Danny. Meanwhile, Pullman clashes with Annabel's old boss Peter Hammond, and starts to wonder if Minnie's conspiracy theory could be right after all.