Critic Consensus: A British twist on the venerable police procedural, Law & Order: UK loses nothing in translation -- it's well-written, crisply acted, and consistently satisfying.
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The show retains its source's appeal and should attract longtime fans who might enjoy a rerun with new flavor, as well as nonfans who prefer their mysteries with British accents and vocabulary.
The writing is as crisp as Brooks' perfect raincoat, and the partners share a father-son chemistry unseen elsewhere in the franchise.
Fans of good crime dramas definitely won't disappointed, and L&O fans will enjoy seeing how their favorite episodes have been given a British twist.
For the truly addicted [watchers], it will always be a paler, politer, well-bred echo of the Real Thing, better left on the side of the Atlantic where it originated.
Aside from a few head-scratcher terms, lawyers and judges wearing white wigs while in court and occasionally impenetrable accents, Law & Order: UK should be remarkably familiar to fans of the original series.
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