Shetland

Shetland

  • Seasons:
  • 3
  • 1
Eight puzzling murder cases keep good-natured Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez busy - and keeps the audience guessing - in the breathtakingly beautiful Shetland Islands. Among the mysteries Perez is confronted with are a local recluse who looks like the obvious suspect in the murder of a teenage girl until another corpse and a secret hiding place reveal new clues; a journalist's fatal car accident seems suspicious after Perez discovers the driver was researching plans for a controversial new gas pipeline; and a scientist's mysterious death. As Perez and the viewer quickly come to realize, not all is what it seems in this close-knit island community. Based on the best-selling Shetland novels by author Ann Cleeves.
Eight puzzling murder cases keep good-natured Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez busy - and keeps the audience guessing - in the breathtakingly beautiful Shetland Islands. Among the mysteries Perez is confronted with are a local recluse who looks like the obvious suspect in the murder of a teenage girl until another corpse and a secret hiding place reveal new clues; a journalist's fatal car accident seems suspicious after Perez discovers the driver was researching plans for a controversial new gas pipeline; and a scientist's mysterious death. As Perez and the viewer quickly come to realize, not all is what it seems in this close-knit island community. Based on the best-selling Shetland novels by author Ann Cleeves.

Season 1 (8 episodes)

  • 1. Red Bones Part 1

    Original air date: 03/10/2014 Runtime: 52:56 min.

    Original air date: 03/10/2014 Runtime: 52:56 min. Elderly Shetlander, Mima Wilson, is found murdered on the archaeological site in the grounds of her croft. Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez and his team investigate. Can Perez unravel the family feuds and secrets that emerge and restore the security of his beloved Shetland Islands?

  • 2. Red Bones Part 2

    Original air date: 03/11/2014 Runtime: 53:01 min.

    Original air date: 03/11/2014 Runtime: 53:01 min. With two murders and no strong leads, can Detective Inspector Perez and his team apprehend the suspect before crowds descend on the Shetland Islands for Up Helly Aa, the biggest fire festival in Europe?

  • 3. Raven Black Part 1

    Original air date: 03/11/2014 Runtime: 58:38 min.

    Original air date: 03/11/2014 Runtime: 58:38 min. Old wounds are painfully reopened for the shocked residents of Ravenswick as Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez and his team look to a past crime to solve the present day murder of a young teenage girl.

  • 4. Raven Black Part 2

    Original air date: 03/18/2014 Runtime: 58:02 min.

    Original air date: 03/18/2014 Runtime: 58:02 min. Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez believes he and his team are finally closing in on the killer as they discover what 17-year-old Catherine Ross was hiding from everyone in the hours before her death.

  • 5. Blue Lightning Part 1

    Original air date: 03/25/2014 Runtime: 56:22 min.

    Original air date: 03/25/2014 Runtime: 56:22 min. Perez returns to his childhood home after the murder of a scientist on the beautiful island of Fair Isle. Tensions run high as a storm on the mainland forces Perez to work in isolation - and compels all of the suspects to remain together under one roof.

  • 6. Blue Lightning Part 2

    Original air date: 04/01/2014 Runtime: 57:11 min.

    Original air date: 04/01/2014 Runtime: 57:11 min. Time is running out for Detective Inspector Perez as prime suspect, Peter Latimer, lies critically ill in hospital. Was the fire a drunken accident, or was Peter Latimer the second victim of a murderer still free on Fair Isle?

  • 7. Dead Water Part 1

    Original air date: 04/08/2014 Runtime: 58:55 min.

    Original air date: 04/08/2014 Runtime: 58:55 min. When an old acquaintance of Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez dies in a suspicious car accident on the island, he wonders whether his journalist friend had uncovered a story that cost him his life.

  • 8. Dead Water Part 2

    Original air date: 04/15/2014 Runtime: 58:52 min.

    Original air date: 04/15/2014 Runtime: 58:52 min. After a second body is found brutally murdered on Shetland, Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez wonders if the two killings are connected to corporate greed and corruption on the island or to just one woman - Evie Watt.