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Waking the Dead

7.92005TV-14
Chief Inspector Boyd and his team are back to reopen the files of more cold cases. A spectral leader, calling himself 'The Shepherd' is inciting vulnerable women to commit murder; a sadomasochistic killer is counting off his victims, leaving the word 'sorry' carved into their skin; and the discovery of an unexploded bomb threatens to bring unforeseen upheaval to the team.
Starring
Trevor EveSue JohnstonWil Johnson
Genres
SuspenseDramaComedy
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Towers of Silence Part 1
    September 17, 2005
    58min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Boyd is finding it hard to find a replacement for Mel and so, in the meantime, DS Andrea Stephenson is drafted into the team.
  2. 2. Towers of Silence Part 2
    September 18, 2005
    57min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The team are finding it extremely hard to come to terms with Mel's death, and finding a replacement is proving to be a heartbreaking challenge.
  3. 3. Black Run Part 1
    September 24, 2005
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Ex-cop Eddie Vine mysteriously invites Boyd to visit him in prison, where he is serving life for murdering his partner and best friend, Tom Pallisser.
  4. 4. Black Run Part 2
    September 25, 2005
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Boyd is tormented by the possibility that he has made a grave error, and is forced to delve into his past and examine his conscience.
  5. 5. Subterraneans Part 1
    October 1, 2005
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    A millionaire businessman is found dead one year after he disappeared.
  6. 6. Subterraneans Part 2
    October 2, 2005
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The team discover that the motive for the murders was to prevent the truth of the killer's secret life from reaching his wife.
  7. 7. Straw Dogs Part 1
    October 8, 2005
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Grace is called to give evidence at the appeal of Tony Green, whose arrest and conviction thirty years earlier was her first case.
  8. 8. Straw Dogs Part 2
    October 9, 2005
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The team finally get a break when they trace the killer through Green's former cell mate, who turns out to be one of Grace's fellow professionals.
  9. 9. Undertow Part 1
    October 15, 2005
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The team are convinced that a man about to be released from prison is actually a killer, but they need the evidence to prove it.
  10. 10. Undertow Part 2
    October 16, 2005
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The team fails to amass enough evidence to link Hunt to the killings ahead of his release, so Boyd has him followed as a pre-emptive measure.
  11. 11. Cold Fusion Part 1
    October 22, 2005
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    New DNA results reveal that the man who was convicted of murdering two anti-nuclear campaigners in the 1980s wasn't the real killer.
  12. 12. Cold Fusion Part 2
    October 23, 2005
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The anti-terrorist squad has Boyd's HQ under lock-down, and the team is quarantined until the substance that affected Felix can be identified.

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Directors
Andy HayEdward BennettDavid ThackerTim FywellRobert BiermanPhilippa LangdaleBen BoltDaniel PercivalMartin HutchingsRobert Del Maestro
Producers
Richard Burrell
Network
BBC America
Content advisory
Violencesubstance usealcohol usesmokingfoul languagesexual content