Ripper Street

Ripper Street

DVD - 2013
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Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid now heads up the notorious H Division, the toughest police district in the East End. Reid and his men find themselves fighting to uphold justice and the rule of law, always fearing the Ripper is coming back for another reign of terror.

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sandra80
Jul 25, 2017

Love this series!!

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tenet
Jul 24, 2017

Rated 9/10. Overall I thought this series was very well done, with good stories. At times a bit too graphic and gory, which is why I gave it a 9, rather than a 10. Looking forward to series 2.

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JackamoJames
Mar 04, 2016

Unfortunately it just didn't grab me like Luthor or Line of Duty..I think it was the period issue that I am just not a fan of.

wisteriagirl Nov 25, 2013

I am pleased to report that Series 2 is currently showing in UK. I am personally grateful for any UK productions that the library brings into it's catalogue. I did think that the first few episodes that I watched were simply too violent for me but I wouldn't go so far as to compare it to a completely different character. I would highly recommend 'Two Thousand Acres of Sky'. It is a wonderful show that the entire family will enjoy. I was able to order this through Amazon.co.uk and my family and extended family simply loved it...and Kenny!

xaipe Nov 14, 2013

A decent but not particularly remarkable series. It cannot compare to "Sherlock". The writers were wise not to try to re-tell the much told story of Jack the Ripper, and this story begins after the Ripper murders occurred. I'm not sorry I watched it, but am not particularly anticipating a second series. Disk One was the most violent and harrowing to watch, and I almost didn't continue. Tons of atmosphere and a Dickensian CGI portrayal of diseased and rotting Victorian London with no sparing of details. The story came together in Disk Two and moved beyond the abattoir. There's so much slice & dice in films now that it's easy to become inured to it all. OK if you like this sort of thing. Give me good old reliable Sherlock any day.

aaa5756 Nov 06, 2013

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box.

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SEBoiko
Apr 08, 2014

Justice has become a comodity.

aaa5756 Nov 05, 2013

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

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