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Scott & Bailey is a detective drama that focuses on the lives of two women who are employed at the Manchester Metropolitan Police, a fictional law enforcement agency. Detective Constable Rachel Bailey is a new detective and Detective Constable Janet Sharp proves to be a good friend and mentor.

The show focuses on the day to day professional life of the two women as well as their personal lives and relationships. Janet, the older of the two women, is in a struggling marriage with two children. Rachel, the new detective and significantly younger women, works through questionable relationships with the help of her new friend.

Other characters in the show include Detective Chief Inspector Gill Murray, another strong career woman, Nick Savage, Rachel Bailey's problematic lover, and other members of the Major Incident Team at Manchester Metropolitan Police, DS Rob Waddington and DC Ian Mitchell.

The show fully illustrates the complicated lives, failures, and triumphs of several talented working women as they build their careers and support each other.

Scott & Bailey is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (33 episodes). The series first aired on May 29, 2011.

Where do I stream Scott & Bailey online? Scott & Bailey is available for streaming on BBC, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Scott & Bailey on demand at HBO Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

Wednesday 9:00 PM et/pt on BBC
5 Seasons, 33 Episodes
May 29, 2011
Crime, Drama
Cast: Amelia Bullmore, Rupert Graves, Lesley Sharp, Nicholas Gleaves, Suranne Jones
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Scott & Bailey Full Episode Guide

  • As the team makes a significant breakthrough in the case, Rachel€™s position as Acting DI is jeopardized. Janet€™s attempt to help Taisie results in a complaint, rocking her faith in justice.

  • When the killers change the rules of their sick game, Rachel€™s safety is in question. As a police officer, Janet is powerless to protect her daughter but she knows she needs to stop the madness.

  • Rachel steps up to Acting DI on a case that becomes bigger and more sinister than it first seemed. Glad of Rachel€™s return, Janet couldn€™t have known how much she was going to need her friend.

  • The discovery of slaves turns a murder inquiry into a huge, multi-agency investigation, which threatens to topple Gill. Scott and Bailey are determined to protect Gill's prodigious reputation.

  • A body on the moors leads Janet and Chris to a sinister and shocking discovery. While Rachel and Janet harbor concerns about Gill's behavior, their own actions come under investigation.

  • When a couple are murdered in their pub, inquiries uncover unexpected family secrets. Meanwhile Rachel's paranoia sparks the end of her romance and Janet tries to mend Elise's broken heart.

  • When an unconscious baby is admitted to hospital, it's unclear who had his best interests at heart. And while Rachel is stung by Gill's harsh words, Janet feels lost when Elise decides to leave home.

  • When a woman is found dead in a hotel room, the personal ads on a website look like they might hold the key. And while Rachel enjoys her secret relationship with Will, Janet investigates speed dating.

  • The murder of a gay man has all the markings of a hate crime, but why is his friend struggling to answer some simple questions? And as Janet has her first date, Rachel meets Sharon's new boyfriend.

  • When a vulnerable young man goes missing, the suspicion is he's dead already. But a search of a local quarry reveals the unexpected. Meanwhile, both Janet and Rachel's futures lie in Gill's hands.