We all love a bit of brainstorming when we have nothing to do, everybody like to think of themselves as detectives but sadly we’re not so we turn on our TV screens and go on a streak of watching detective shows. We gladly even admit to being a bit smarter after watching detective shows. Most of the shows are just plain drama but some of them stand out from the crowd. So here’s a list of top 5 detective shows that will force you to think out of the box.
Adapted from the famous Sherlock Holmes novels, this series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and martin freeman as Sherlock and Doctor Watson is one of the best adaptions of the novel ever made. Viewers will be awestruck by its sheer entertainment prowess and beautiful direction.
True Detective is a show like no other, it storytelling style is different and inspiring. It follows the story of two detectives who inspect some weird murder cases. The show can be a bit scary at times but it keeps its grip on you at all times and not even for a second you feel out of touch.
Starring Dominic West in is the best role till date as detective James McNulty. This show takes the meaning of entertainment through a cop show to another level. Every character in this series is enacted at its best. Winner of numerous awards and they still don’t give it justice it deserves.
John Luther is a police officer who gets separated from his wife; he is stuck between his urge to solve murder cases and his broken marriage.
Law and Order: Special victims unit
A special unite formed by putting a bunch of elite NYPD officers who solves cases base on actual murders. It is one of the longest running TV series in the US.