Best Episodes Of Detectorists

DetectoristsDetectorists is a TV series starring Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, and Rachael Stirling. The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium…

Release Date: February 2014

10. Episode #3.4

Detectorists Season 3 Episode 4Air Date: 29 Nov. 2017
Season 3, Episode 4

Lance and Andy pitch a tent to guard the field but with Andy, having quit site work for killing weeds by the road-side, Lance keeps a lone vigil to catch the magpies stealing coins – and fails. Nor is Toni happy that he lied about Maggie staying with him and it is down to Kate to get rid of the unwanted visitor. Andy also finds an unusually sympathetic ear in Veronica.

9. Episode #2.1

Detectorists Season 2 Episode 1Air Date: 29 Oct. 2015
Season 2, Episode 1

Andy’s been thinking about internet dating. Not for him, but for his friend Lance who’s still not over the departure of his ex-wife. A mysterious stranger arrives to tempt the Danebury Metal Detecting Club in more ways than one.

8. Episode #1.5

Detectorists Season 1 Episode 5Air Date: 30 Oct. 2014
Season 1, Episode 5

Still puzzled as to why she left him Andy visits Becky, who shows him the incriminating photo. He does make it up with Lance, who confesses to Sophie that he has won over a quarter of a million pounds on the lottery. He does not tell her that Maggie has asked him for a loan to save her shop. Sophie is however seen to be a traitor when it transpires that she is a former member of the Antiquisearchers and with the army declaring Larry’s farm a free-for-all the group considers disbanding though Terry saves the day by withdrawing his resignation. Andy discovers that Becky…

7. Episode #2.6

Detectorists Season 2 Episode 6Air Date: 3 Dec. 2015
Season 2, Episode 6

Peter is arrested following the news that he has a life-time ban on metal detecting for disturbing war graves in Germany. The group hosts a rally for other local enthusiasts with Kate turning up to reconcile with her father and Andy getting unexpectedly wise advice from his mother-in-law regarding his and Becky’s future. And Lance makes a very valuable find.

6. Episode #2.4

Detectorists Season 2 Episode 4Air Date: 19 Nov. 2015
Season 2, Episode 4

Russell and Hugh lean on the mayor to let them dig in his field but Terry discovers that Peter’s grandfather did not die in a plane crash though Peter seems vague about it and instead asks Sophie to tour the country with him in a camper van. Annoyed to see that an amateur detectorist in Warwickshire unearthed a valuable cache of coins Andy is further perturbed when his interview for the job in Africa does not seem to go well. Lance meanwhile is also upset when Kate finds his attempts to connect with her overpowering.

5. Episode #2.3

Detectorists Season 2 Episode 3Air Date: 12 Nov. 2015
Season 2, Episode 3

Charged with finding the mayor’s lost chain detectorists Russell and Hugh are disturbed to find themselves in a dogging area but since the mayor owns the field with the plane wreckage in it they are told to keep searching. Andy is less than enthusiastic when Becky tells him that she has put them both forward for voluntary work in Africa but he gets an even bigger surprise when Lance tells him the identity of the young lady with whom he has been seen.

4. Episode #3.5

Detectorists Season 3 Episode 5Air Date: 6 Dec. 2017
Season 3, Episode 5

As Lance and Andy determine to save an oak tree in their field Kate puts in a good word for her father with Toni, with positive results. Andy is also pleased to discover a run-down cottage he feels he and Becky can afford to buy at auction and, in his efforts to save the tree, inadvertently comes upon the answer to his problems, despite the efforts of Art and Paul with the Bat Action Trust .

3. Episode #1.3

Detectorists Season 1 Episode 3Air Date: 16 Oct. 2014
Season 1, Episode 3

Andy and Lance perform at the open mike evening but Lance is upset that Maggie does not come to support him whilst Andy’s insistence that his girlfriend Becky should not turn up to see him looking foolish leads to her believing he is having an affair with Sophie. They decide to tell Terry that they have permission to dig up Larry Bishop’s land and, as an ex-policeman still determined to catch Larry for the suspected murder of his wife, he is happy to join them. Unfortunately the result is rather explosive.

2. Episode #2.5

Detectorists Season 2 Episode 5Air Date: 26 Nov. 2015
Season 2, Episode 5

Andy passes his interview but keeps the fact a secret from Becky, which so annoys her she considers leaving him, whilst Lance is worried that his overly effusive actions have lost Kate forever. The pair discover that Peter is an impostor whose real interest is in unearthing a cache of gold coins in collusion with Simon and Garfunkel and without a licence to do so. A nocturnal stake-out results in Simon and Garfunkel being arrested though Peter escapes.

1. Episode #1.6

Detectorists Season 1 Episode 6Air Date: 6 Nov. 2014
Season 1, Episode 6

Lance learns that Maggie has known about his lottery win whilst Andy wins back Becky by selling his detecting equipment and promising to give up his activity. In the pub they meet Larry Bishop, who tells them that his wife is alive and well and the bones dug up belonged to his dead dogs. The club holds an open day but the only person to turn up is Sophie, who informs everybody that Antiquisearchers have been disqualified from the dig for placing nails on the site. Becky’s excellent local history knowledge comes in very handy as everybody rallies to find the Saxon …