Republic of Doyle, created and starring Newfoundland native Allan Hawco as Jake Doyle, the roguish and irreverent private investigator at the center of a colourful cast of characters who live and work together as an extended family as they try and run a “gumshoe” racket in contemporary St. John’s, Newfoundland. The series combines the retro crime vibe of classic detective TV shows with a fresh dramatic/comedic edge that produces a blend of intriguing episodic mysteries and ever-churning relationship turmoil.
Sergeant Jake Doyle is assigned to protect a mob informant but when a mysterious group of men impede him, Jake finds the tables turned - himself the target of a manhunt.
Jake and Mal investigate a hit-and-run and encounter a slippery criminal couple; Rose has a run-in with familiar ghosts from her past; Des discovers that Tinny's trip to London didn't go as expected. Guest star: Shannon Tweed
The Doyles are hired to recover a missing item belonging to a beautiful client; Nikki asks Jake a favour he wants nothing to do with; Tinny enlists Des in keeping a secret.
Novelist Garrison Steele returns, hiring the Doyles to track down the love of his life. On the homefront, the Doyles get a new houseguest who's not planning on leaving any time soon. Jake dodges his ex-wife Nikki while wooing his ex-girlfriend Leslie - who'll have none of it.
It's a trip down memory lane as the Doyles investigate the murder of an old client. But when the body count rises, Jake starts to question the whole case. Rose gets in hot water with the police and Des's budding romance with med student Chandra begins to rub Tinny the wrong way.
Jake and Leslie find themselves trapped while trying to stop a robbery in progress; When Mal discovers his son is missing, he and Des try to locate Jake before it's too late; Rose helps newly-returned Doyle daughter, Kathleen, with a problem from her past.
Jake Doyle is forced to help his high school nemesis track down missing money and win back the heart of his estranged wife; Des must decide between Chandra and Tinny once and for all; Rose and Kathleen take a step forward in their friendship.
Stuck in Her Majesty's Penitentiary, Jake's only chance of freedom lies in the capture of a wanted kidnapper; Mal and Rose investigate a case that hits close to home; Walter helps Kathleen with a parenting issue.
With the infamous Maurice Becker back in town, Jake Doyle must get to the bottom of Maurice's fabrications before he disappears again; a Quebec cop makes Leslie think twice about her single status; Des attempts to rebound after his break-up with Chandra.
As one member of a biased jury, Jake struggles to exonerate an innocent woman; Des uses his skills to assist Jake's investigation on the outside; A decision from Kathleen’s past puts the Doyles in danger.
When Des's dad is kidnapped after being released from jail, the Doyles must band together and save Jody Redmond before it's too late; Mal is distracted when he gets bad news about his old partner; Kathleen angers Tinny when she chooses an issue from the past over a case from the present.
Jake is hired to retrieve a priceless violin from a familiar con artist; Mal continues to dig into the death of his former partner; Kathleen is roped into another of George’s schemes.
The Doyles struggle to prove Mal's innocence when he's accused of murder, but end up digging a deeper hole; Kathleen gets some brotherly help with the George situation; Tinny discovers the identity of her father.