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.
Fresh Starts (#603) Duration: 49:15 STEREO
Gerry takes pity on David Fleeting, who claims a sighting of his wife Victoria, who apparently died in a car crash eighteen months earlier while he was working abroad. The body was identified by her sister Sarah, but it seems she was lying and she disappears. An exhumation shows the dead woman is a Turkish immigrant whom Victoria, a lawyer at a drop-in centre, was advising and who went missing.
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Shadow Show (#604) Duration: 50:01 STEREO
Gloria Gransford, an ex-actress, draws the UCOS attention to an internet-posted clip of her being assaulted in a film she made in 1990 called 'Shadow Show', after which the producer, Gloria's ex-husband Max Stone, was stabbed to death and the leading lady, Eva Roderick, disappeared. The director Don Maddox, another of Gloria's ex-husbands, is egotistical and evasive when questioned. While the only other surviving crew member from the film - who posted the clip - is found dead, and his young boyfriend goes on the run in search of Eva, who now has a new identity. Brian finds himself defusing a developing siege situation.
Death of a Timeshare Salesman (#605) Duration: 50:00 STEREO
When former escort girl Alice Hill finds God and decides to confess her sins, the UCOS team find themselves reinvestigating the death of well-known timeshare magnate Dean Scott. But the case takes a remarkable twist when the team link the dead man's business partner to notorious criminal Johnny Tevis.
The Last Laugh (#606) Duration: 51:58 STEREO
The team reinvestigate the disappearance of two young political activists who had waged a very public campaign against racist comedian Ray Harris. But the case takes a dramatic turn when UCOS discover the missing persons had infiltrated an extreme right-wing group with links to dangerous criminal Ricky Hanson, the man who murdered Halford's wife, Mary.
Blood Is Thicker Than Water (#607) Duration: 52:02 STEREO
UCOS reinvestigate a high-profile riverboat disaster on the Thames after a new witness comes forward claiming the collision was the result of sabotage, rather than an accident. But the case means putting DAC Strickland's wealthy sailing chums under the investigation spotlight; what better motivation could the team have?