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19 Things "Line Of Duty" Fans Will Only Understand

This contains many spoilers for Line of Duty btw.

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1. The joy when you hear the show's catchphrase.

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2. The fact that everyone in the police force is so nice and constructive and welcoming to each other.

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3. The sense of pride you have when you see the graffiti underpass where the police swap secrets.

Meeting at a Costa Coffee would BLOW THEIR COVER WIDE OPEN.
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Meeting at a Costa Coffee would BLOW THEIR COVER WIDE OPEN.

4. The thrill you have every time you see DI Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) wearing his waistcoat.

So damn good.
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So damn good.

5. This statement that will make you say: "same."

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6. This important reminder.

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7. The thrill when you slowly realise that you're set in for an interview that lasts a third of the show.

FUCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKK.
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FUCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKK.

8. That when Kate (Vicky McClure) was pretending to suck up to DCI Huntley (Thandie Newton), but you knew that she said this just to piss off Steve.

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9. When you thought: "I wonder why they are introducing a major central character in the middle of episode three."

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Ten minutes later: "Oh, that's why."

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OH GOD, NO.

10. The difference in budget between series one and four.

EVERYTHING IS AN IPAD ON SERIES FOUR. EVERYTHING.
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EVERYTHING IS AN IPAD ON SERIES FOUR. EVERYTHING.

11. I mean, they even have a workplace MSN Messenger.

"What u up 2?" "Catching bad coppers."
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"What u up 2?" "Catching bad coppers."

12. The worst goddamn solicitor in the world.

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He's so bad it just makes you beyond angry.

If he listened to Serial he would have known that.
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If he listened to Serial he would have known that.

13. ARE YOU EVEN AWAKE HERE FUCK SAKE.

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14. That Maneet (Maya Sondhi) is so goddamn brilliant at her job and doesn't seem to get anywhere near enough credit.

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Every breakthrough. Every development. It's all done by her. She should be in charge of the whole operation.

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Wait.....

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WHAT THE HELL IS SHE DOING HERE?

OH FOR GOD SAKE.
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OH FOR GOD SAKE.

15. The scream you had when she opened her eyes.

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16. The surprise when you hear Martin's actual accent.

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Whaaaaaaaaaat?

17. The thrill of the tape.

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18. The airhorn that KICKS OFF THE INTERVIEW.

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19. And the text message that will fuck everything up.

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