Violent men holding a grudge are at the top of a suspect list when an anti-domestic violence campaigner is viciously bludgeoned to death.
Ross and Reid investigate a mutilated body discovered on a remote island, but find the inhabitants unwilling to assist.
The team have a difficult investigation on their hands when the body of a young medical student is found in a park.
DI Ross discovers a body while on a romantic getaway with his new girlfriend.
Matt Burke's professional life is left hanging in the balance when the body of a librarian is found behind the wheel of his car.
A taxi driver is found dead in his cab outside the premises of a jeweler.
The team are called to a hospital where a doctor has been attacked by an assailant carrying a lethal syringe of drugs.
When company lawyer Richard Flett is found shot to death, the Taggart team investigate the dead man's business dealings in order to find the culprit.
DCI Burke's personal life comes to the fore as the team are called to the countryside of Fenmore after a farmer is killed in a suspicious fire.
Billy McCree is found dead in his workshop and recently-released prisoner Jim Naysmith is the prime suspect for his murder.
A famous horror novelist is found murdered in an alley the morning after a prestigious book launch.
When a doctor at a clinic for women which advocates for birth control is murdered, the immediate suspect is a militant fundamentalist group which opposes abortions.
A young man is found shot in a public park, and the only clue to his identity is a library ticket.
Burke is delegated an officer with a working knowledge of race-hate crimes after the stabbing of a Kurdish minicab driver.
When a controversial scientist is blown up in his car, Burke and the team suspect a protest group.
A boxing promoter is found strangled, and while Ross breaks the news to his widow, Burke and Reid interview the previous night's fighters.
A young nurse is found strangled in her home, with no sign of forced entry and two glasses of wine on the table.
DCI Burke and the team are called in to investigate the discovery of a mangled body at a Clyde shipyard.
When a tormented schoolboy is found dead on the grounds of his school, suicide appears to be the cause; however, it soon becomes apparent that his death was no accident.
Ross investigates the case of a dead prostitute found floating in a river.
A simple case of arson at a factory turns into something more sinister when a body is found in the basement of the building; Burke rises to the challenge and uses the case as an opportunity to test his officers.
A multi-million pound investment from a Glasgow politician brings thousands of jobs to the city; when his son, leader of the local protest groups, is assassinated, the Taggart team is brought in.
Murder strikes the staff of a struggling football club.
A radio therapist returns home to find his wife electrocuted.
Inspector Jardine's team clash with officers from another station when the body inside a car wreckage is identified as that of a popular police officer.
There are a series of drug-related murders, but the residents are reluctant to talk to the police.
A girl found dead at a spiritualist church is thought to have been struck by lightning, but when her boss is threatened, it seems as though it could have been murder; Jardine receives clues which apparently come from the spirit of Taggart.
The Taggart team investigate the apparently motiveless murder of a woman thrown from a bridge.
Jardine and Reid invistigate a series to killings while at the Crawford Hotel hosting the Strathclyde CID annual dinner.
After a convicted murderer is released from prison, the members of her family begin to die mysteriously.
While Jardine and Reid investigate a bizarre murder at an army camp, new recruit Robbie Ross spends his first day on the Maryhill team at the races with Fraser.
An outwardly respectable escort agency comes under investigation when a young woman is murdered.
The Taggart team tries to connect the murders of three boarding school masters.
The apparently motiveless murder of a businessman leads Reid and Jardine into a web of blackmail and intrigue at a matrimonial agency.
A mystery drug turns a museum security man into a killer.
Bizarre kidnapping and murders; Jardine's brother reappears.
Jardine and Reid are called in to investigate a bullion robbery, buried treasure and bitter rivalries when a gangster is found murdered.
Jardine assumes a murder must be the result of a domestic disturbance, until a second killing occurs.
When the chief suspect is cleared of killing an architect, the team carefully reconstructs the crime from start to finish.
Two bodies are found floating in the pool of a glamorous country house.
Hypnosis leads to a young girl drowning in the channel.
Taggart oversees an investigation involving drugs, deception, theft and murder.
A man is murdered in what appears to be a satanic ritual killing.
Nominees for a Scottish literature prize are targeted for violence.
A woman's death triggers an investigation into the activities of a fertility clinic.
Murder results when a gangster decides to testify against his boss. With Mark McManus, Barbara Horne.
Taggart discovers that Barbour's death was not an accident; the body of Kennedy is discovered; Tony and O'Donnell discuss the taxi war.
A 12-year-old believes there is a connection between a cottage in the woods and the murder of his father.
Taggart (Mark McManus) investigates links between names found in Julia's diary.
Taggart unofficially investigates a series of murders at a fashionable health resort.
Taggart suspects a serial rapist known as "the mechanic" in the murder of a research scientist.
Taggart investigates a series of murders.
Taggart (Mark McManus) learns that McLean was involved in the harassment of Danny Lal (Deepak Verma) and Lisanne Archer.
Detective Taggart (Mark McManus) investigates a snake robbery and an unsolved murder case.
Taggart (Mark McManus) investigates two murders which have only one thing in common, a Renard key ring.
While investigating a body found in a crushed car, Taggart (Mark McManus) and Jardine (James MacPherson) find a link between the drug world and the art world.
Detective Taggart (Mark McManus) suspects the victim's family until another similar murder occurs.
Detective Taggart (Mark McManus) attempts to connect two murders and an election.
Detective Taggart (Mark McManus) travels to the Scottish Highlands to investigate a young girl's death.
Two men ambush a delivery van; Taggart investigates the death of a girl.
Taggart uses the connection between a missing ax and a bloody handkerchief to solve a murder.
Detective Taggart's (Mark McManus) investigation of a suspicious suicide leads him to the dead woman's family in Germany.
Taggart must eliminate a sizable list of suspects in a poisoning case; guests Stuart McGugan, James Cosmo.
Inspector Taggart (Mark McManus) learns a masseur was stabbed to death before being shot. With Diane Keen, James MacPherson, Iain Anders, Harriet Buchan.
Evidence suggests a dead man committed two murders from beyond the grave; guests Paul Young, Annette Crosbie.
A homosexual suspected of being a deranged killer learns the identity of "The Bowman"; guest Sheila Grier.
Taggart is called in to investigate the macabre killing of the wife of a wealthy landowner whose body is found strangled and weighed down with luggage in a reservoir.
Taggart investigates the murder of a secretary who had been involved with the estranged husband of a world famous opera singer; he learns that the singer had recently returned to Scotland to attempt a reconciliation with her husband.
Taggarts discovers the truth behind the dismembered body and the boy's kidnapping.
DCI Taggart is joined by DS, Peter Livingstone, to investigate a series of murders; the female victims have all had clumps of their hair removed.