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 - 2022
  • 18 episodes (3 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.

Press clippings

Code 404 review

A childish sitcom perfect for kids - if it weren't for all the swearing.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 5th August 2022

Code 404, series 3, review

A vintage comic double-act in search of a better script.

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 5th August 2022

Code 404, Sky Comedy, review

Forget Turner and Hooch - Stephen Graham and Daniel Mays are the best buddy cops.

Ed Power, i Newspaper, 4th August 2022

Code 404 Series 3 confirmed by Sky

Sky has confirmed that cop sitcom Code 404 will return for a third series.

British Comedy Guide, 4th November 2021

Daniel Mays on returning as John Major in Code 404

"You think it's a nice little comedy, and it's only six episodes, then we get halfway through and it's like, it just doesn't stop!"

Patrick Cremona, Radio Times, 4th September 2021

Code 404 set to return for Series 3

Work has begun on a third series of Code 404. Further episodes of the hit Sky Comedy cop sitcom, which stars Daniel Mays as a detective brought back to life as an AI experiment, and Stephen Graham as his long-suffering partner, have already been written BCG understands.

British Comedy Guide, 1st September 2021

Code 404 Series 2 review

A gloriously silly CBBC version of Line Of Duty.

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 1st September 2021

I Talk Telly Awards 2020 nominations

After Life, Friday Night Dinner, Gavin & Stacey, Ghosts, Home, Inside No. 9, Man Like Mobeen and This Country are amongst the nominees for the I Talk Telly Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 8th November 2020

Code 404 to return for Series 2

Sky has ordered a second series of Code 404, its new sitcom starring Stephen Graham, Daniel Mays and Anna Maxwell Martin.

British Comedy Guide, 15th May 2020

Daniel Mays' robocop Major continues on the quest for his killer with the help of his partner Carver (Stephen Graham). This week, Dennett has given the pair a new assignment but Major is growing suspicious of his wife Kelly and would rather be following her. Carver manages a distraction: fresh leads on the killer.

Ammar Kalia, The Guardian, 13th May 2020

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