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.
Setting Out Your Stall (#804Z) Duration: 49:49 STEREO
UCOS reinvestigates the unexplained death of a popular market trader.
Moving Target (#805Z) Duration: 51:55 STEREO
UCOS reinvestigate a hit and run that left a cycle courier with a serious brain injury.
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End of the Line (#802Z) Duration: 52:11 STEREO
UCOS reinvestigates the murder of an unnamed vagrant on a tube train
Objects of Desire (#806Z) Duration: 50:27 STEREO
The murder of a respected antiques dealer reunites DSI Sandra Pullman with an old flame.
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Lost In Translation (#803Z) Duration: 52:18 STEREO
UCOS are drawn into a world of immigration loopholes, Albanian gangs and family feuds.
The Gentleman Vanishes (#807Z) Duration: 52:13 STEREO
The UCOS team reinvestigate the disappearance of a prominent physics professor.
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Only The Brave (#808Z) Duration: 52:01 STEREO
The team reinvestigate the murder of Eddie Chapman, leader of a notorious motorbike gang.
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A Death in the Family (#901Z) Duration: 52:10 STEREO
Jack Halford deals a devastating blow to UCOS, he's quitting. But before the team - Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, Brian Lane and Gerry Standing - can question the reasons behind his decision and persuade him to stay, shadowy Whitehall Intelligence figure Stephen Fisher arrives with one of his secret cases, the unsolved murder of a woman dating back 100 years, giving them just 24 hours to solve it. Will the team manage to change Jack's mind?
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Last Man Standing Part 1 (#1201H) Duration: 50:00 STEREO
Gerry is spooked by the discovery of UCOS's latest victim: his old DCI, whose body has lain untouched under a basement for 30 years. As deep-rooted accusations of police corruption and underhand dealings begin to surface, Gerry has to face up to some skeletons in his own closet, and it's a race against time for the team to help before his murky past catches up with him. While he's supposed to be babysitting his grandson, Gerry is convinced only he holds the key to the investigation and leaves the team quite literally holding the baby as he goes AWOL in a bid to uncover the truth.
Old School Ties (#902Z) Duration: 52:14 STEREO
When the body of young PE teacher Jason Bowe is discovered in woodlands adjoining a prestigious boarding school, UCOS are asked to investigate the case quickly and discreetly. However, with the school busy preparing for a visit by prominent MP Geoffrey Parks, its headmistress is less than happy about the UCOS team's presence there. When Standing makes a discovery about another teacher, the team realizes that they're dealing with a much wider and more complicated series of crimes that go back many years. Meanwhile, Standing pushes Pullman to find a replacement for Halford, and Lane struggles to cope with the secret he's been keeping.
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Last Man Standing Part 2 (#1202H) Duration: 50:00 STEREO
With UCOS coming under fire and Strickland in a difficult position, Gerry is forced to go on the run with Danny's help, whilst Steve, Sasha and Fiona search for the proof they need to prove his innocence - despite Gerry remaining tight-lipped about his involvement with dodgy dealings in his old unit. The stakes are higher than ever as the team goes after a big crime family, and it's those closest to Gerry who face the consequences of his actions. (first Appearance of Larry Lamb as Ted Case.)
Queen and Country (#903Z) Duration: 50:15 STEREO
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.
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The Curate's Egg (#1203H) Duration: 50:00 STEREO
Danny and Steve "welcome" new boss Ted Case into the UCOS office in Sasha's absence, but for all his wealth of experience, keen eye for detail and a killer instinct for detecting liars, they aren't quite as sold on his superstitious quirks. While busy trying to work one another out, the team must tread carefully in the case of a brutally murdered vicar who received racist hate mail in the lead up to his death. With emotions running high it's up to Ted to pull together his new unit and keep the peace within a dangerously fractured family in one of UCOS' most sensitive cases yet. Elsewhere, a nervous Danny ends up bloodier than Fiona's Beef Wellington when her parents come for dinner - while Steve sharpens up for his new boss.
The Girl Who Lived (#904Z) Duration: 50:01 STEREO
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.
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The Wolf of Wallbrook (#1204H) Duration: 50:00 STEREO
Ted leads an investigation into the apparent suicide of a city trader, embroiled in the cut throat world of London's financial district back in the eighties. With Ted capitalizing on his acting talents, the team delve deeper into the macho fraternity of "the wolfpack" and soon find a darker side to the debauchery, secret hand signals and all-nighters that bonded the traders together - including a strict hierarchy that might just be worth killing for. Sasha's nose is put out of joint when she returns to a different kind of boy's club and Steve tries to learn some trade secrets on the job, amid his own financial crisis.