Top 5 best detective series, TF1 and Netflix combined Follow us

Is thrillers your hobby? So you’re probably dying to have a good fuck police series on your couch this weekend. That’s good ! Melty has put together a list for you that you won’t be able to refuse. Namely a top 5 of the best detective series to binge-watch urgently. Between investigations, enigmas, mysteries and endings, you will be served! And whether it is on the side of Netflix or TF1, you won’t risk getting bored or missing out. We promise, we tried to be objective (even if it wasn’t easy). Come on, follow the guide!

Criminal minds, Shemar Moore we love you

The pitch? Criminal minds traces the investigations of an elite section of the FBI, specializing in psychology. Together, they analyze the thoughts and minds of the country’s biggest criminals, trying to predict their every move before they take action.

Why do we validate? Endearing characters (cc Shemar Moore)intelligent (we are thinking of you Reid) and interesting (Agent Penelope Garcia, base). But also, a good way to explore all the complexity of criminal analysis. For fans of psychology and thrillers, Criminal minds is THE ideal series. A melting pot of mind-torturing investigations, which will undoubtedly improve our skills as unparalleled investigators. But be careful, just because you watch Criminal Minds doesn’t mean you’ll be able to join the FBI or the DGSE, let’s not get carried away.

NCIS, the ultimate detective series

The pitch? There NCIS (Native Criminal Investigative Service) is a federal agency attached to the Navy and Marine Corps. Its mission is to enforce the law in this environment, but also to investigate mysteries and crimes surrounding the American naval forces.

Why do we validate? Notice to fans of detective series, you probably agree that it is impossible to miss NCIS. And of course, we’re talking about all of NCIS, but with a special mention for the very first version titled “Special investigations”. Because yes, as good chauvinists, we are admiring the quality of the first episodes carried by Mark Harmon, aka Leroy Jethro Gibbs. In the end, it’s probably the ultimate detective series. And it’s not the housewives on TF1 who will say the opposite.

Sherlock, to play detective

The pitch? Sherlockit is a television adaptation of the famous eponymous work by Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes. Namely an eccentric detective, trying to solve mysteries and enigmas using incongruous clues in the streets of London.

Why do we validate? If you want to see Benedict Cumberbatch without his Doctor Strange powers, you’re in the right place. Joking aside, Sherlock it is a modern-day revisitation of a work that is far too underrated. Half series, half soap opera, it’s a beautiful ode to detective novels of our childhood. A good way to rack your brain against the backdrop of a character who is both unsympathetic and endearing. WE love !

Mindhunter, just “what the f*ck?!” »

The pitch? In Mindhunter, two FBI agents imagine a revolutionary method to anticipate the movements of the country’s biggest criminals. Particularly by analyzing their way of thinking and reflecting.

Why do we validate? Mindhunterthis is the last little detective nugget of Netflix. A detective series and a psychological thriller at the same time, what could be better? What’s even more scary: it is inspired by real events, more particularly books Mindhunter: inside the head of a profiler And The killer in front of me. In other words, these “what the f*ck” methods of determining the psychology of serial killers really existed. And we love that! Unfortunately, the show did not have the success it deserved since, despite a certain fascination, it was canceled after the second season… Bad luck!

Research Section, the little Frenchie from detective series

The pitch? The Research Section is a special unit of the National Gendarmerie, responsible for resolving complex investigations and cases. Disappearances, sexual crimes… investigators are at the heart of the craziest enigmas.

Why do we validate? Come on, let’s head towards France! Because handsome, body-built Americans are fine for five minutes. In Research Section, you will be entitled to 100% French surveys. Mysteries around serial killers which become more and more credible over the episodes and seasons. Because yes, we recognize it, the first times are always a little laborious. And if you want to get an idea, that’s good, because the season 15 of Research Section is broadcast this Thursday, February 8 on TF1!

Netflix: this Belgian detective series will make your blood run cold Follow us

In April 2023, the finale of a Belgian series landed in the catalog of the Netflix platform. Ten months later, the streaming giant finally added the first two seasons. Created in 1016 by a quintet of showrunners (Antoine Bours, Fred Castadot, Gilles de Voghel, Matthieu Frances and Christopher Yates), Public enemy is inspired by the fascinating but chilling Dutroux affair which traumatized Belgium. As a reminder, the criminal sentenced to life was found guilty of several rapes and murders of no less than seven young girls and teenagers between 1983 and 1996. The affair, which was publicized beyond the borders of the Plat Pays, notably contributed to the reform of the Belgian police, but also to the creation of Child Focus, a foundation for missing and sexually exploited children.

Public Enemy captivates Netflix subscribers

Public Enemy is freely inspired by the most famous case in Belgian criminal history. The new series available on Netflix follows the story ofa criminal named Béranger who sets down his suitcases in an abbey after having granted parole after several years spent in prison for murdering children. Its early release shocks public opinion, especially since it corresponds with the disappearance of a little girl in the village where his place of retirement is located. Suspicion immediately falls on the repentant criminal, forever marked by his past. Now available in full on the red N platform, the series inspired by the Dutroux affair will very surely explode the audiences, like its last season last year which had mainly captivated Internet users.

What do Netflix subscribers think of Public Enemy?

Netflix made a very wise choice by offering the entirety ofPublic enemy to its subscribers. The Belgian series is an undeniable success, according to the majority of Internet users. On Allociné, the critical feedback is in tune. “I love this series because all the characters are huge. The atmosphere is heavy and the plots are original. The pressure builds as the episodes progress. The actors and actresses are excellent. Everything is very well filmed and the music fits the atmosphere perfectly”, enthuses one of them. Another agrees: “For a Belgian series, I think she’s so goodthat it offers us a new style of series to discover ». However, some discordant voices are heard: “I don’t understand the craze for this series? The most pathetic thing is empathy for the child killer!“, “Completely dull characters, insipid dialogue. Series to avoid unless you have sleeping problems »

Disney+: this detective series completed in 2014 could make a return Follow us

M6 viewers know her well. It is in fact on the sixth channel of the PAF that series FBI: very special duo was broadcast for a long time. The soap opera created by Jeff Eastin (Graceland) follows the story of Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer, notably seen in Time Out And Magic Mike), a high-flying con artist and forger forced by FBI agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay) to capture other criminals after being sentenced to four years behind bars). Completed in 2014the series available in six seasons is today available on the Disney+ platform where it is possible to binge-watch without moderation.

FBI: Very special duo, back on Disney+?

What if Neal Caffrey hadn’t said his last word? This is what was suggested Matt Bomer, unrecognizable in Fellow Travelers on Canal+, in a recent interview. Questioned by the American media TVLinethe star of FBI: very special duo mentioned ” discussions ” at the end of November last : “It’s actually a very legitimate discussion, it’s a conversation. A lot of things need to fall into placebut there’s a plan in place, at least, so we’ll see what happens.” And to add: “I think what Jeff Eastin presented to Tim and myself honors what he brought to the show and honors him as a person. There’s no way I’ll be involved in the show again if that’s not the case.” Such a project could all the more come to fruition since the detective series bowed out exactly 10 years ago…

This other detective series to discover on Disney+

France is gradually investing in the Disney+ catalog. In 2024, a new original production will be filmed for Netflix’s competitor. Daily life The Independent reveals that Norman director Virginie Sauveur (Kabul Kitchen) will rotate a series inspired by the Jacques Rançon affairserial killer and rapist who shook the city in the 80s and 90s. This original fiction entitled The Missing from the station se will take place largely between the city of Perpignan, where the murderer took place, and Montpellier. The first turn of the crank having been given in January, it is assumed that the program will not arrive on the platform before the end of the year.