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Half Life
Series 8, Episode 9
Air date 29 August 2011
Written by Ollie Brown
Directed by Tim Whitby
Episode guide
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Half Life was the ninth episode of the eighth series of New Tricks.


The investigation of the murder of Christopher Collins, who was recognised on a website about unsolved crimes by a former employer, meets a dead end until it is revealed that he was in the witness protection programme. Meanwhile, the team wonder what effect the upcoming cuts to the police force will have on UCOS.