Code 404. Image shows from L to R: DI Roy Carver (Stephen Graham), DI John Major (Daniel Mays)
Code 404

Code 404

  • TV sitcom
  • Sky Comedy / Sky One
  • 2020 - 2021
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Comedy about a police detective who is brought back from the dead. Stars Daniel Mays, Stephen Graham, Anna Maxwell Martin, Rosie Cavaliero, Amanda Payton and more.

Code 404. Image shows from L to R: DI John Major (Daniel Mays), DI Roy Carver (Stephen Graham)

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2020 - 2021
Channels
Sky Comedy, Sky One
Episodes
12 (2 series)
Creators
Tom Miller, Sam Myer and Daniel Peak
Stars
Daniel Mays, Stephen Graham, Anna Maxwell Martin, Rosie Cavaliero, Amanda Payton, Steve Oram, Emily Lloyd Saini, Michelle Greenidge and more
Writers
Daniel Peak, Lina Stroud and Alesya Capelle
Director
Al Campbell
Producers
Charlotte Surtees, Phil Temple, Sam Myer, Tom Miller, Morwenna Gordon, Jon Mountague, Daniel Peak, Lorraine Goodman and Frances Mable
Companies

Detective Inspectors DI John Major and DI Roy Carver are the top crime fighting duo in the Met's Special Investigation Unit. But when an undercover sting goes horribly wrong, Major is gunned down on the job and killed.

How will the SIU function without Major? It doesn't have to. As an 'asset' considered too valuable to lose, Major's body is fast-tracked into an experimental Artificial Intelligence project to bring him back from the dead. The only problem is, Major 2.0 may look like and sound like the original, but something has been lost in translation - quite a lot actually. His arrogant demeanour and gung-ho approach remain but his crimefighting instincts have completely deserted him. Somehow, Major's error-strewn hunches and Carver's scrambling to make good allows them to just about scrape by. But while the experiment might be hailed as a success, on the front line Roy Carver is left dealing with an increasingly deluded partner.

Additional details

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 29th April 2020 at 2am on Sky One
Next repeats
  1. Series 1, Episode 5: Wednesday at 9pm on Sky Comedy
  2. Series 1, Episode 6: Wednesday at 9:30pm on Sky Comedy
  3. Series 1, Episode 3: Wednesday 6th July at 10:15pm on Sky Comedy
  4. Series 1, Episode 4: Wednesday 6th July at 10:45pm on Sky Comedy
Most recent repeats

Recording details

  • Elstree Film Studios

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