Title: Taggart
Series: 27
Episodes: 172
First Transmission: 1983

Robert Love, Controller of Drama at Scottish Television, and Glenn Chandler, pathologist turned writer, created a Glaswegian police detective named Jim Taggart. This resulted in a world-wide successful television drama that has lasted for over twenty years. The series, which follows the exploits of Maryhill CID, continues to win over viewers old and new despite major changes in the cast. The show has presented more grizzly murders and plot twists than even the most ardent of fans can remember. The series has a film noir quality to it along with the stunning setting of Glasgow.

Best Episode

Dead Man’s Chest Part One (1996) – A 15 year-old gold bullion robbery leads the Maryhill team on a race against time as one by one the robbers are murdered.

Worst Episode

Ghost Rider (2000) – A charred body is found in a car, leading the team into a web of police corruption and cover-ups.

Episode Ranking Graph

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Dead Ringer, Part 1 (1985)
#2 Dead Ringer, Part 2 (1985)
#3 Dead Ringer, Part 3 (1985)
#4 Murder in Season, Part 1 (1985)
#5 Murder in Season, Part 2 (1985)
#6 Murder in Season, Part 3 (1985)
#7 Knife Edge: Part One (1986)
#8 Knife Edge: Part Two (1986)
#9 Knife Edge: Part Three (1986)
#10 Death Call Part One (1986)
#11 Death Call Part Two (1986)
#12 Death Call Part Three (1986)
#13 The Killing Philosophy Part One (1987)
#14 The Killing Philosophy Part Two (1987)
#15 The Killing Philosophy Part Three (1987)
#16 Funeral Rites Part One (1987)
#17 Funeral Rites Part Two (1987)
#18 Funeral Rites Part Three (1987)
#19 Cold Blood (1987)
#20 Dead Giveaway Part One (1988)
#21 Dead Giveaway Part Two (1988)
#22 Dead Giveaway Part Three (1988)
#23 Root of Evil Part One (1988)
#24 Root of Evil Part Two (1988)
#25 Root of Evil Part Three (1988)
#26 Double Jeopardy (1988)
#27 Flesh and Blood Part One (1989)
#28 Flesh and Blood Part Two (1989)
#29 Flesh and Blood Part Three (1989)
#30 Love Knot (1990)
#31 Hostile Witness Part One (1990)
#32 Hostile Witness Part Two (1990)
#33 Hostile Witness Part Three (1990)
#34 Evil Eye Part One (1990)
#35 Evil Eye Part Two (1990)
#36 Evil Eye Part Three (1990)
#37 Death Comes Softly Part One (1990)
#38 Death Comes Softly Part Two (1990)
#39 Death Comes Softly Part Three (1990)
#40 Rogues’ Gallery (1990)
#41 Violent Delights (1992)
#42 Nest of Vipers Part One (1992)
#43 Nest of Vipers Part Two (1992)
#44 Nest of Vipers Part Three (1992)
#45 Double Exposure Part One (1992)
#46 Double Exposure Part Two (1992)
#47 Double Exposure Part Three (1992)
#48 The Hit Man Part One (1992)
#49 The Hit Man Part Two (1992)
#50 The Hit Man Part Three (1992)
#51 Ring of Deceit Part One (1992)
#52 Ring of Deceit Part Two (1992)
#53 Ring of Deceit Part Three (1992)
#54 Fatal Inheritance (1993)
#55 Death Benefits Part One (1993)
#56 Death Benefits Part Two (1993)
#57 Death Without Dishonour Part Three (1993)
#58 Gingerbread Part One (1993)
#59 Gingerbread Part Two (1993)
#60 Gingerbread Part Three (1993)
#61 Death Without Dishonour Part One (1993)
#62 Death Without Dishonour Part Two (1993)
#63 Instrument of Justice Part One (1993)
#64 Instrument of Justice Part Two (1993)
#65 Instrument of Justice Part Three (1993)
#66 Forbidden Fruit (1994)
#67 Secrets Part One (1994)
#68 Secrets Part Two (1994)
#69 Secrets Part Three (1994)
#70 Hellfire Part One (1994)
#71 Hellfire Part Two (1994)
#72 Prayer for the Dead Part One (1995)
#73 Prayer for the Dead Part Two (1995)
#74 Prayer for the Dead Part Three (1995)
#75 Black Orchid (1995)
#76 Legends Part One (1995)
#77 Legends Part Two (1995)
#78 Legends Part Three (1995)
#79 Devil’s Advocate Part One (1996)
#80 Devil’s Advocate Part Two (1996)
#81 Devil’s Advocate Part Three (1996)
#82 Angel Eyes Part One (1996)
#83 Angel Eyes Part Two (1996)
#84 Angel Eyes Part Three (1996)
#85 Dead Man’s Chest Part One (1996)
#86 Dead Man’s Chest Part Two (1996)
#87 Dead Man’s Chest Part Three (1996)
#88 Apocalypse Part One (1997)
#89 Apocalypse Part Two (1997)
#90 Apocalypse Part Three (1997)
#91 Babushka Part One (1997)
#92 Babushka Part Two (1997)
#93 Babushka Part Three (1997)
#94 Berserker Part One (1998)
#95 Berserker Part Two (1998)
#96 Berserker Part Three (1998)
#97 Out of Bounds (1998)
#98 Dead Reckoning Part One (1998)
#99 Dead Reckoning Part Two (1998)
#100 Dead Reckoning Part Three (1998)
#101 A Few Bad Men Part One (1998)
#102 A Few Bad Men Part Two (1998)
#103 Long Time Dead (1999)
#104 A Few Bad Men Part Three (1998)
#105 Bloodlines (1999)
#106 A Fistful of Chips (1999)
#107 Fearful Lightning (1999)
#108 For Their Sins (1999)
#109 Ghost Rider (2000)
#110 Skin Deep (2000)
#111 Wavelength (2000)
#112 Football Crazy (2000)
#113 Falling in Love (2001)
#114 Death Trap (2002)
#115 Fire, Burn (2002)
#116 Watertight (2002)
#117 The Friday Event Part One (2002)
#118 The Friday Event Part Two (2002)
#119 Hard Man (2002)
#120 Fade to Black (2002)
#121 Blood Money (2002)
#122 New Life (2003)
#123 Bad Blood (2003)
#124 Halfway House (2003)
#125 An Eye for an Eye (2003)
#126 Penthouse and Pavement (2003)
#127 Atonement (2003)
#128 Compensation (2004)
#129 Saints and Sinners (2004)
#130 Puppet on a String (2005)
#131 The Wages of Sin (2005)
#132 The Ties That Bind (2005)
#133 In Camera (2005)
#134 Mind Over Matter (2005)
#135 Cause and Effect (2005)
#136 A Taste of Money (2005)
#137 A Death Foretold (2005)
#138 Running Out of Time (2005)
#139 Cause to Kill (2005)
#140 Do or Die (2005)
#141 Dead Man Walking (2005)
#142 Law (2006)
#143 The Best and the Brightest (2006)
#144 Users and Losers (2007)
#145 The Thirteenth Step (2007)
#146 Tenement (2007)
#147 Pinnacle (2007)
#148 Genesis (2008)
#149 Judgement Day (2008)
#150 Island (2008)
#151 Trust (2008)
#152 A Study in Murder (2008)
#153 Point of Light (2008)
#154 Safer (2008)
#155 The Caring Game (2008)
#156 Homesick (2008)
#157 Crossing the Line (2008)
#158 Lifeline (2008)
#159 Cold Reader (2009)
#160 Grass (2009)
#161 The Knife Trick (2009)
#162 So Long Baby (2009)
#163 Fact and Fiction (2009)
#164 I.O.U. (2010)
#165 Local Hero (2010)
#166 The Rapture (2010)
#167 Bad Medicine (2010)
#168 Abuse of Trust (2010)
#169 Silent Truth (2010)
#170 Fallen Angels (2010)
#171 Bloodsport (2010)
#172 Ends of Justice (2010)