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Top 10 International Detective TV Series

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Once in our lives, we all wish to become a detective or a spy and live that adventurous and thrilling life. We bring to you the Top 10 international detective TV series that will surely give you the thrill and the suspense.

10. NCIS (2003)

Cast: Mark Harmon, David McCallum, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray

Production House / Channel: BCS


Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs is a tough investigator and highly skilled interrogator who relies on his gut instinct as well as the evidence. He hi appointed as a leader for a team of agents belonging to the NCIS (Naval Crime Investigative Services) Washington DC Major Response Case Tea

9.Murdoch Mysteries (2008)

Cast: Yannick Bisson, Thomas Craig, Helene Joy, Jonny Harris

 Production House / Channel: CBS


William Murdoch takes a more scientific approach in solving some of the most gruesome murders in the city. He includes techniques like fingerprinting, lie detecting machines and trace evidence. Murdoch is supported by his assistant coroner Dr. Julia Ogden, constable George Crabtree and his doubtful superior, Inspector Brackenreid.

8.The Blacklist (2013)

Cast: James Spader, Megan Boone, Harry Lennix, Hisham Tawfiq

Production House / Channel: NBC


On the first day at FBI, Elizabeth Keen has no idea that her life will soon be turned upside down. America’s highly articulate, erudite and intelligent businessman and mastermind, ‘Red’ Reddington is on the Top 10 Most Wanted List. Red, who has eluded capture for years, turns himself in and insists on talking only with Elizabeth Keen.

7.True Detective (2014)

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams

Production House / Channel: HBO


True Detective is a story about two State police Detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart. Both the detectives are brought to revisit a case they had worked on in 1995. The investigation unfolds, and the present-day interrogations reveal unhealed wounds and pulls back everyone involved into a world they thought they left behind.

6.Criminal Minds (2005)

Cast: Matthew GrayGubler, Kristen Vangsness, A.J Cook, Thomas Gibson

Production House / Channel: CBS

Criminal Minds is a series about the cases handled by the Behavioural Analysis Unit (B.A.U), who is an elite group of profilers who analyse the nation’s most dangerous serial killers, murderers, and individual heinous crimes. The effort of the B.A.U is to anticipate the next moves of these criminals and stop them. The story is based in Quantico, Virginia.

5.Person of Interest (2011)

Cast: Jim Caviezel, Kevin Chapman, Michael Emerson, Amy Acker

Production House / Channel: CBS

Harold Finch, a billionaire software-genius makes a machine for the Government to detect acts of violence and terror before it can happen. This system monitors the entire world through tracking every cell-phone, email and surveillance camera. After the NYPD considers violent crimes between normal people as “irrelevant”, John Reese is an ex-CIA agent who was listed dead by the NYPD, partners with Finch to stop any crimes before they happen.


Cast: Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino, Lance Reddick, Madison Lintz

Production House / Channel: Amazon

Harry Bosch, an irreverent LAPD homicide detective works to solve the murder case of a 13-year old boy. While he pursues to catch the murderer of the 13-year old, he himself is standing in the court for a trail under the charges of murdering a serial killer. Bosch will keep you on your toes, guessing what will happen next.

3.Brooklyn Nine-Nine(2013)

Cast: Andre Braugher, Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero

Production House / Channel: FOX

Brooklyn’s 99th Precinct is now under Captain Ray Holt, a stern and serious commanding officer. Jake Peralta is an immature but talented NYPD detective. Captain Holt and Jake immediately get into a conflict with each other because Jake is not used to taking orders and does whatever he wants. Brooklyn nine-nine is an action-packed comedy series with equal amount of punches and seriousness.


Cast: Idris Elba, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley, Warren Brown, Ruth Wilson

Production House / Channel: BBC

Luther is story about a murder detective. DCI John Luther (Idris Elba) is a self-destructive detective who is a near-genius at solving murder cases. However, he has a lot more in common with the criminals he hunts down, than he would like to believe. The show about him struggling to understand that he cannot always save himself from the dangerous situations his passion puts him in.

1.Sherlock (2010)

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Production House / Channel: PBS

The TV series of Sherlock Holmes is based on Arthur Conan Doyle’s crime novels. In this modernized version of Doyle’s novels, Sherlock Holmes lives in the 21st Century with his friend and companion in all his cases, Doctor Watson. Sherlock Holmes is a complete package of suspense, thriller, action, drama and time-to-time punches.

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