Detectorists

2014
4.7
87 reviews
TV-UNRATED
Rating
Eligible
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Detectorists: Season 3 episodes (6)

1 Episode 1
11/8/17
Andy and Becky have moved in with Becky’s mother, Veronica, but she still dislikes Andy, even though he now has a steady job. Lance worries that having his daughter, Kate, live with him is causing problems for his girlfriend, Toni.
2 Episode 2
11/15/17
As Andy and Lance finally start to make some good finds in their favorite field, they run into their old rivals, Simon and Garfunkel. Toni suggests Lance try hypnotherapy to cure his seasickness, so that he can visit Toni on her houseboat.
3 Episode 3
11/22/17
Now sharing the field, Andy and Lance race Simon and Garfunkel for first dibs. Fed up with his archaeology job, Andy makes a rash decision, and Lance receives an unexpected visitor.
4 Episode 4
11/29/17
Devastated by the loss of his gold coin, Lance camps out overnight on the field and tries to catch the magpie that took it. Having quit his archaeology job, Andy takes up a temporary position, and Toni runs into Lance’s ex-wife, Maggie.
5 Episode 5
12/6/17
Andy and Lance receive news that in addition to losing the field to the new solar farm, one of their favorite trees will be felled. Kate reaches out to Toni to help mend her relationship with Lance.
6 Episode 6
12/13/17
As Kate moves into Toni’s houseboat, Andy prepares for the auction of his dream house. Andy and Lance plan one last hurrah before losing their field, and they open it up to other detectorists, including their rivals.

About this show

Mackenzie Crook (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Toby Jones (The Hunger Games) strike comedic gold in this critically adored series about two oddballs scouring the English countryside for treasure. If only their characters, Andy and Lance, could be so fortunate. These amateur metal detectorists have an unhealthy fixation on uncovering a fabled trove of buried Saxon loot. Unfortunately, the world of high-stakes metal detecting is surprisingly turbulent, as are their personal lives.
4.7
87 reviews
Jason Whited
March 20, 2016
Stick with this show. First few episodes develop slowly and are highly nuanced, but the deeper you get, the more you realize just how strong the writing and the performances are. A brilliant show. You really do begin to care about these characters and how they do their best to plod through life. And at the end you are completely invested in these wonderful, maddeningly funny people.
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Adam Richardson
January 7, 2018
A beautifully simple and highly emotional British comedy about a metal detecting club in search of historical treasures. Truly moving in the most humble ways, intertwined with all the twists and turns faced in life while remaining light and cheerful.
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David Ovies
January 19, 2018
Refreshingly simple, funny, and charming. It stands out from the current pile of modern dark, crass, and violent TV. Liking forward to season 3.
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