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The Prisoner (1967)

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The Prisoner: The Complete Series 2009-10-27 2000-10-31 -

"The Prisoner," one of the most remarkable and challenging science fiction series of all time, follows "No. 6," a former government operative sent into a seemingly idyllic but twisted prison known as "The Village," where he struggles to retain his identity in the face of sophisticated and relentless attempts by the powers-that-be (known as "No. 2") to extract his secrets.

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Sherlock: Series 2 (2012) [TV]

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Sherlock: Series 2 2013-04-16 2012-05-22 2012-09-20

Becoming embroiled in the complex plans of the dangerous Irene Adler, Sherlock needs every one of his remarkable skills to survive, and an invitation to the wilds of Dartmoor brings our terrified heroes face-to-face with the supernatural.

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Sherlock: Series 3 (2013) [TV]

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Sherlock: Series 3 - 2014-02-11 -

After two years' absence, "deceased" Sherlock Holmes emerges from hiding and asks Watson to help him stop a terrorist plot that is threatening London. The twosome also tangle with a blackmailer and track a killer who's infiltrated Watson's wedding.

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Call the Midwife: Series 2 (2012) [TV]

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Call the Midwife: Series 2 - 2013-06-18 2013-09-16

Follow Jenny and the other midwives as they continue to deal with all the problems the neighborhood of Poplar has to throw at them. Series 2 finds Jenny helping at a hospital in London, Cynthia facing legal scrutiny and Chummy making big plans.

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George Gently: Series 4 (2011) [TV]

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George Gently: Series 4 - 2012-08-14 2013-03-29

Martin Shaw is back as Inspector George Gently, a by-the-book cop from London now working in the northeast of England, a corner of the country that's just starting to experience the social changes sweeping the rest of 1960s Britain.

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Downton Abbey: Series 3 (2012) [TV]

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Downton Abbey: Series 3 2013-01-30 2013-01-29 -

The Great War is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate for a third thrilling season.

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Torchwood: Children of Earth (2009) [TV]

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Torchwood: Children of Earth 2009-07-28 2009-07-28 2012-04-01

Call the Midwife: Series 1 (2012) [TV]

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Call the Midwife: Series 1 - 2012-11-06 2013-03-04

Young midwife Jenny Lee is given a trial by fire as she's immersed in situations both disturbing and comical in Series 1 of this drama series set in a nursing convent in gritty 1950s East London.

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 3 (1991) [TV]

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 3 - - 2013-09-30

With his "little grey cells" and help from the affable Captain Hastings, Agatha Christie's most famous sleuth, Hercule Poirot, investigates England's mysterious murders and mishaps, unraveling even its thorniest cases.

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 4 (1992) [TV]

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 4 - - 2013-09-30

This series includes three feature-length tales, each from a Christie novel: "The ABC Murders," "Death in the Clouds" and "One Two, Buckle My Shoe." The mysteries involve a serial killer, murder aboard a plane and Poirot's dentist, respectively.

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Prime Suspect 6 (2004) [TV]

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Prime Suspect 6 - 2004-05-18 2013-09-30

DS Jane Tennison's main foe this season is a menacing killer who will do whatever it takes to keep his identity a secret.

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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006) [TV]

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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act - 2007-09-11 2012-08-01

On the brink of retiring, a world-weary Tennison takes on her final case: investigating the disappearance of a 14-year-old girl. Meanwhile, she struggles with her father's demise and her own alcoholism.

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Inspector Lewis: Series 4 (2011) [TV]

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Masterpiece Mystery!: Inspector Lewis: Series 4 - 2011-10-04 -

Inspector Robert Lewis and Detective Sgt. James Hathaway continue to investigate the underbelly of seemingly perfect Oxford when a student is murdered at an all-girls college, a bishop is poisoned, and a brutal bludgeoning reveals sinister secrets.

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Foyle's War: Set 7 (2013) [TV]

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Foyle's War: Set 7 - 2013-09-24 -

As the enormously popular mystery series returns, World War II is over, but the Cold War simmers in 1946 London. DCS Christopher Foyle has retired from police work when Britain's secret intelligence service compels him to join its ranks.

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Prime Suspect 1 (1991) [TV]

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Prime Suspect 1 - - 2013-09-30

As she works to solve the case of a prostitute murdered by a kinky serial killer, DCI Jane Tennison not only has to battle wits with the killer, she must also fight for responsibility and credibility in the male-dominated London police department.

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Prime Suspect 3 (1993) [TV]

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Prime Suspect 3 - - 2013-09-30

When a young boy's body is found in a burnt building, the seedy world of child prostitution comes to the forefront, and DCI Jane Tennison finds herself up against high-ranking officials with something to hide.

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The Hour: Series 2 (2012) [TV]

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The Hour: Season 2 - 2013-01-08 -

One year has passed since "The Hour" was unceremoniously taken off air for their controversial interview with Lord Elms, and much has changed. Freddie has been fired and left to go travelling, whilst Bel fought to stay and improve the ratings.

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 6 (1995) [TV]

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 6 - - 2013-09-30

Even the holidays provide a respite for Poirot, who must uncover the truth behind murder at the home of a cruel man on Christmas day. Other mysteries involve a strange case of theft at a hostel, a trip to France and a wealthy woman's inheritance.

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George Gently: Series 2 (2009) [TV]

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George Gently: Series 2 - 2010-05-25 2013-09-07

In Series 2, a murder investigation uncovers shocking abuses in a former home for children, clues to a murder lead to a seedy hostess club, and an apparent suicide might actually be foul play.

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George Gently: Series 5 (2012) [TV]

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George Gently: Series 5 - 2013-09-06 2013-10-28

It's 1968 and the swinging '60s have made their way into the life of Inspector George Gently, its turbulent politics complicating his investigations. Thankfully, Sgt. John Bacchus is on hand to help navigate the tensions of the cultural revolution.

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 5 (1993) [TV]

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 5 - - 2013-09-30

Poirot faces ancient Egyptian curses, an Italian nobleman crushed by a statue, a hypnotized widow and a wealthy man's unusual will in Series 5. The sleuth also regales Hastings with the tale of "The Chocolate Box," the only case he's ever lost.

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Sherlock: Series 1 (2009) [TV]

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Sherlock: Series 1 2013-04-16 2010-11-09 2012-05-09

This modern-day refresh of Sherlock Holmes has Arthur Conan Doyle's deductive genius (Benedict Cumberbatch) moving through London as a Web-adept consultant to Inspector Lestrade (Rupert Graves), and Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman) as an Afghan War vet who shares his Baker Street digs. Shedding the Victorian trappings but retaining the dark humor and clever wordplay, the opening season plunges Holmes into "A Study in Pink" and two other cases.

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Downton Abbey: Series 1 (2010) [TV]

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Downton Abbey: Series 1 2013-02-05 2011-01-11 2013-02-10
Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey - - -

Exposing the snobbery, backbiting and machinations of a disappearing class system, this seven-part British series chronicles the comings and goings of the upper-crust Crawley family and their assorted servants. Ensconced in their stately manor, the Crawleys delight in their aristocratic life -- until the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912 muddles their line of inheritance. Maggie Smith plays the sneering Dowager Countess of Grantham.

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Wallander: Series 2 (2010) [TV]

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Wallander: Series 2 - 2010-10-19 2012-12-23

Ripper Street: Series 2 (2013) [TV]

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Ripper Street: Series 2 - - -

Expect returning characters with more of the same rich storylines that meld with the intrigue of a criminal underworld festering on the hard streets of Victorian London, following the battle of the men whose job it is to bring the law to the lawless...

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