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The Great Detective (1977– )

TV Series | 60 min | Crime, Mystery

Canadian tv series filmed in part in Ontario. The series is based on the first government appointed provincial detective Alistair cameron, set during the late Victorian era. He is assisted by his friend Dr. Chisum a pathalogist. He ...See moreCanadian tv series filmed in part in Ontario. The series is based on the first government appointed provincial detective Alistair cameron, set during the late Victorian era. He is assisted by his friend Dr. Chisum a pathalogist. He relocates from Scotland to Canada for his job takes in a house keeper and becomes guardian of his niece. He also has a sergeant who assists on his cases. See less
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1983 (United States)

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Douglas Campbell
Inspector Cameron Inspector Cameron   See fewer
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Sandy Webster
Dr. Chisholm / Dr Chisholm Dr. Chisholm / Dr Chisholm   See fewer
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Kay Hawtrey
Mrs. Lutz Mrs. Lutz   See fewer
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James Duggan
Sergeant Striker Sergeant Striker   See fewer
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Tracy Brett
Prudence / Prudence Weatherall Prudence / Prudence Weatherall   See fewer
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James Bradford
Inspector Regan / Regan Inspector Regan / Regan   See fewer
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Robert Haley
Fowler / Ned Chesteridge Fowler / Ned Chesteridge   See fewer
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Don Keppy
Captain Billings / Muldoon Captain Billings / Muldoon   See fewer
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Linda Thorson
Sarah Lyall Sarah Lyall   See fewer
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Budd Knapp
Judge / Old Albert Judge / Old Albert   See fewer
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Laurie Waller-Benson
Harriet Cleary / Martha Harriet Cleary / Martha   See fewer
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Ken James
Clute / Hooter Clute / Hooter   See fewer
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Dan MacDonald
Mr. Stanley / Stu Cleary Mr. Stanley / Stu Cleary   See fewer
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Sharon Noble
Chorus Girl / Rosy Chorus Girl / Rosy   See fewer
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John Bayliss
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Barry Flatman
Terence Whiting Terence Whiting   See fewer
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Elva Mai Hoover
Catherine Emerston Catherine Emerston   See fewer
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Diana Leblanc
Veronica Batcherly / Veronica Betcherly Veronica Batcherly / Veronica Betcherly   See fewer
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Alan Scarfe
Martin Batcherly / Martin Betcherly Martin Batcherly / Martin Betcherly   See fewer
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Finch Finch   See fewer
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Emilia Tempesta / Emily Thompson Emilia Tempesta / Emily Thompson   See fewer
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Michael Ayoub
Ralph Kennarley Ralph Kennarley   See fewer
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Constable Russell Constable Russell   See fewer
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Sarah Norris Sarah Norris   See fewer
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Tanner Tanner   See fewer
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Noreen Noreen   See fewer
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Flaherty Flaherty   See fewer
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Gwen McQuade Gwen McQuade   See fewer
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Colin Fox
Eugene Black Eugene Black   See fewer
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Dr. Dorland Dr. Dorland   See fewer
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Constable Willis Constable Willis   See fewer
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Amy Brown Amy Brown   See fewer
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Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
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Matron Matron   See fewer
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Taunton Taunton   See fewer
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Parkins Parkins   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 28 votes