The Indian Detective
|The Indian Detective|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of episodes||4|
Cape Town, South Africa
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Running time||44-46 minutes|
|Original release||23 November 2017– present|
The Indian Detective is a Canadian crime comedy-drama series which debuted on CTV and Netflix in 2017. The show stars Russell Peters as Doug D'Mello, a police officer from Toronto who becomes embroiled in a murder investigation while visiting his father (Anupam Kher) in Mumbai during a one-month suspension for incompetence. The fourth episode ended in a cliffhanger, hinting at a possible second season.
The Canadian scenes of The Indian Detective were filmed on location in Toronto, Canada, and in surrounding areas in Ontario. Some of the Indian scenes were actually filmed in Cape Town, South Africa.
Cast and characters
- Russell Peters as Douglas "Doug" D'Mello
- Anupam Kher as Stanley D'Mello
- William Shatner as David Marlowe
- Christina Cole as Robyn "Bob" Gerner
- Mishqah Parthiephal as Priya Sehgal
- Deepti Jal Singh as Seema
- Hamza Haq as Gopal Chandekar / Amal Chandekar
- Meren Reddy as Inspector Abhishek Devo
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|| Viewers|
|1||1||"Episode 1"||Sandy Johnson||Frank Spotnitz & Smita Bhide||November 23, 2017||2.12|
|A Toronto cop gets embroiled in a murder investigation while visiting his father in Mumbai.|
|2||2||"Episode 2"||Sandy Johnson||Frank Spotnitz & Smita Bhide||November 30, 2017||1.54|
|Priya introduces Doug to a case of a missing Canadian traveler; Doug learns the location of the missing girl.|
|3||3||"Episode 3"||Sandy Johnson||Frank Spotnitz & Smita Bhide||December 7, 2017||1.28|
|The violent death of an innocent man at the hands of one of Gopal's henchmen allows Doug and Priya to infiltrate his inner circle.|
|4||4||"Episode 4"||Sandy Johnson||Frank Spotnitz & Smita Bhide||December 14, 2017||1.26|
|In a desperate race against time in order to save thousands of lives, Doug and Robyn embark on a dangerous mission in the season finale.|
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- "Top Programs – Total Canada (English) December 4 - December 10, 2017" (PDF). Numeris. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
- "Top Programs – Total Canada (English) December 11 - December 17, 2017" (PDF). Numeris. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
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