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In this crime drama series, an Italian criminal investigator solves crimes at the same time that he juggles his relationships with his work colleagues, friends and long-distance lover. The series debuted in 1999 on Italy's RAI network. Detective Montalbano is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (36 episodes). The series first aired on May 6, 1999.

Where do I stream Detective Montalbano online? Detective Montalbano is available for streaming on MHz Networks, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Detective Montalbano on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, The Roku Channel, Hoopla online.

MHz Networks
1 Season, 36 Episodes
May 6, 1999
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Detective Montalbano Full Episode Guide

  • Montalbano tries to figure out the story behind some odd home movies, while a break-in at an elementary school reveals the darker side of social media. Directed by Luca Zingaretti, 2019.

  • A gifted young researcher suffers a brutal death in a municipal archive but the leads don't add up: Montalbano discovers a complicated personal life but finds no enemies. Directed by Luca Zingaretti, 2019.

  • A long-hidden diary opens a window into tragic events related to World War II. Directed by Alberto Sironi, 2019.

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  • Actress Teresa Mannino interviews Andrea Camilleri, author of the Detective Montalbano books, about his life, writing and the irascible detective who captured the hearts of readers and viewers around the world. Directed by Claudio Canepari and Paolo Santolini, 2014.

  • In the course of a murder investigation, Montalbano discovers a ring of corruption between construction companies and the Mafia.

  • Montalbano investigates the murder of a well-loved 70-year-old prostitute, along with an accusation of molestation at an elementary school.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. Detective Mimi Augello has no problem obliging when Montalbano asks him to be an undercover lothario in the investigation into a female assault victim's alibi. Montalbano' got bigger problems: a farmer has reported trespassing in an abandoned shed and there' evidence to support the presence of an arms trafficking ring.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. When a theft occurs at a supermarket controlled by the Mafia family, Detective Montalbano finds himself trying to trap the guilty with unconventional methods. His rationale: when one' adversaries aren't following the rules, you're authorized to break them yourself.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. When a neighbor' car breaks down, Montalbano offers to drive her to work in the mornings. Their friendship heats up, although she appears to have a secret agenda. Next, a few explosions happen in Vigata, plus a couple of murders: it all points to the fact that Montalbano really doesn't have a handle on what' going on.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. In his investigation of a series of break-ins among Vigata' elite, Montalbano falls in love with Angelica, one of the victims. As he looks into the crimes, he begins to realize that the robberies are only a cover for something completely different and far more tragic.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. A hyper-religious elderly couple barricade themselves in their home and begin shooting from their balcony for no apparent reason. When a camera crew videotapes Montalbano and his men entering the home, they become overnight heroes. The publicity brings out the kooks, however, and a disturbed maniac begins a macabre treasure hunt with Montalbano.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. Montalbano' worst nightmare begins when the father of trusted deputy Fazio reports his son missing. Convinced that he' off on an investigation of his own, which may have gone bad, Montalbano comes across ominous signs of a shootout.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. When a body is found cut into pieces and wrapped in a plastic bag, all signs point to an old-fashioned Mafia-style execution. The case becomes especially complicated for Montalbano when his friend Mimi starts behaving erratically and insists on handling the investigation himself.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. The August heat of Vigata is driving everyone crazy and may be part of the reason for Montalbano losing his personal and professional bearings during a murder investigation. He gets help from the beautiful twin of the victim, but unwittingly falls prey to her lust for vengeance.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. Montalbano investigates a local church organization in connection with the murder of a young Eastern European immigrant. He's also trying to work things out with Livia, but has better luck unraveling the mystery of the butterfly tattoo on the shoulder of the unfortunate victim.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. A well-to-do womanizer is killed in what appears to be a crime of passion. At the same time, a number of politicians drop dead under mysterious circumstances. To solve it all, Montalbano faces the toughest challenge of his career - understanding the female psyche.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. A young girl is kidnapped, but her once-prominent family doesn't have the money for the ransom. Her heartbroken fianc©e steps up to help the investigation, but as Montalbano digs deeper he wonders how the family ended up broke and if the girl is really in danger at all.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. A man with 'connections' is found dead in a quarry, shot Mafia-style. When the bodies begin to pile up, it appears to be the beginning of a Mafia war. Montalbano doesn't think so, nor does he buy the idea that the murders were committed by a suspect with serious psychological disturbances.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. Montalbano encounters a floating corpse during one of his early morning swims. While consulting a fisherman friend about it, he sees a group of illegal immigrants being escorted ashore. What he can't understand is why the little boy in the group flees from his own mother.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. A series of drive-by muggings of little old ladies escalates to a murder. A pregnant girl's father destroys an emergency room in a blind rage and a local gynecologist turns up missing. The testimony of a no-nonsense nurse and a feisty housewife helps Montalbano put it all together.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. A financial wizard disappears with money entrusted to him by the people of Montelusa. When his car is found with the corpse of an employee inside, authorities are ready to call it a Mafia killing. The remaining employees offer to help the investigation, but Montalbano wonders if any of them can be trusted.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. A wealthy executive and his wife crash off a cliff and a local burglary gets blamed on some Albanians. Montalbano wonders if the crash wasn't an accident and the thief might have been Sicilian. He visits an ancient Mafia don and learns the secrets that haunted the ill-fated couple.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. An elderly couple vanishes during a scenic bus trip and a computer expert is found dead. Montalbano thinks the two cases are related, but he has to interview a busload of Sicilian senior citizens to get to the bottom of it.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. It appears the goldsmith rigged his own wheelchair into a suicidal electric chair. Questions arise when it's revealed that his will, which promised everything to his brother, is a forged document. Two brothers' love for the same woman and revenge are just the beginning of this puzzle for Detective Montalbano.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. When a prominent citizen is found dead in an embarrassing position in his car, the coroner rules heart attack, but Montalbano isn't buying it. And he doesn't buy the very circumstantial case built up against the Swedish daughter in-law of the local MP, either.

  • In Italian with English subtitles. Dozing off en route to a funeral, Montalbano is awakened when his driver crashes next to a seemingly abandoned villa. Nosing around, he finds a corpse and uncovers the secret lives of many people in Vigata. What does it all have to do with a stolen violin?

  • In Italian with English subtitles. An elderly import-export merchant is found murdered and a young woman who may have been mixed up with him disappears the same day. Suspecting terrorist involvement, Montalbano has to connect the dots, quick. That and find out who' been stealing some schoolkids' lunches.