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New Tricks

  • 2015
  • Season 12
  • 10 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

Police drama series with Denis Lawson, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Tamzin Outhwaite and Dennis Waterman

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Episode 9: Life Expectancy

Summary

The penultimate episode sees the retired detectives investigating possibly their most difficult cold case yet. A bloodstained bust is uncovered during construction work in a cemetery and the evidence points to the murder of an alternative-medicine practitioner seven years earlier. Further clues lead to the controversial world of cryopreservation - the practice of keeping clinically dead patients frozen to extend their life cycle. Sasha is determined they don't put a foot wrong - but with the sobering possibility that two perpetrators are still at large, the detectives are forced to go out on a limb.
Recommended

Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

It’s the penultimate episode of New Tricks! An empire is in its twilight days. But it’s business as usual at Ucos with an unremarkable case about a herbalist killed in 2008 and his murder weapon (a phrenology bust) turning up in the grave of a woman he treated.

But hang on, one of the suspects (played by David Haig) is into cryogenics, which leads to much talk of “re-animating the dead in the future”. Might this be some kind of coded message from the writers? Although as Ted (Larry Lamb) comments, as far as he’s concerned, “If your time’s up, that’s it.” And sadly, for Ucos, it very nearly is.

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Credits

Cast

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Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
Danny GriffinNicholas Lyndhurst
Sasha MillerTamzin Outhwaite
Ted CaseLarry Lamb
Dr Douglas HenwayDavid Haig
Fiona KennedyTracy-Ann Oberman
Cynthia KlineGeraldine Somerville
Evan LangleyRamon Tikaram
Angela MorrisDenise Gough

Crew

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DirectorDavid Innes Edwards
Executive producerMyar Craig-Brown
ProducerHuw Kennair-Jones
WriterTahsin Guner

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  • Episode 9

    Life Expectancy

    - , Alibi

    Summary

    The penultimate episode sees the retired detectives investigating possibly their most difficult cold case yet. A bloodstained bust is uncovered during construction work in a cemetery and the evidence points to the murder of an alternative-medicine practitioner seven years earlier. Further clues lead to the controversial world of cryopreservation - the practice of keeping clinically dead patients frozen to extend their life cycle. Sasha is determined they don't put a foot wrong - but with the sobering possibility that two perpetrators are still at large, the detectives are forced to go out on a limb.
    Recommended

    Review

    Rating: 3 out of 5.

    It’s the penultimate episode of New Tricks! An empire is in its twilight days. But it’s business as usual at Ucos with an unremarkable case about a herbalist killed in 2008 and his murder weapon (a phrenology bust) turning up in the grave of a woman he treated.

    But hang on, one of the suspects (played by David Haig) is into cryogenics, which leads to much talk of “re-animating the dead in the future”. Might this be some kind of coded message from the writers? Although as Ted (Larry Lamb) comments, as far as he’s concerned, “If your time’s up, that’s it.” And sadly, for Ucos, it very nearly is.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour | HD | SUB | WIDE | AD

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
    Danny GriffinNicholas Lyndhurst
    Sasha MillerTamzin Outhwaite
    Ted CaseLarry Lamb
    Dr Douglas HenwayDavid Haig
    Fiona KennedyTracy-Ann Oberman
    Cynthia KlineGeraldine Somerville
    Evan LangleyRamon Tikaram
    Angela MorrisDenise Gough

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorDavid Innes Edwards
    Executive producerMyar Craig-Brown
    ProducerHuw Kennair-Jones
    WriterTahsin Guner

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