Series 2, Episode 1 Summary

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Robert Strickland is the new boss in charge of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS). He asks the team to look into the death of David Barrie, a top barrister found in his car in 1980 after being bound and gagged.

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Season 2 Episode 1 of New Tricks resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.

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New Tricks Show Summary

New Tricks follows the work of the Metropolitan Police Service's Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS). Led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, it is made up of retired police officers who have been recruited to reinvestigate unsolved crimes.

The series title is taken from the popular expression "You can't teach an old dog new tricks". The "old dogs" are successful in adapting their skills and experience to modern policing, with their knowledge of past cases proving especially useful.

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