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

Code 404

Sky One sitcom about the police. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Daniel Mays, Stephen Graham, Anna Maxwell Martin, Rosie Cavaliero and others.

Another series is in development.

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

Code 404

Comedy about a police detective who is brought back from the dead

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2020
Channel
Sky One
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Creators
Tom Miller, Sam Myer and Daniel Peak
Starring
Daniel Mays, Stephen Graham, Anna Maxwell Martin, Rosie Cavaliero, Amanda Payton, Steve Oram, Emily Lloyd Saini, Michelle Greenidge and others
Writer
Daniel Peak
Director
Al Campbell
Producer
Charlotte Surtees

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.

Production Details

Production companies
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 29th April 2020 on Sky One at 2am
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 on Sky One at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 12:00am
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