L'ispettore Coliandro is an Italian television series aired on Rai 2 since 2006, starring Giampaolo Morelli, directed by Marco Manetti and Antonio Manetti (collectively referred to as Manetti Bros.). The series is a black comedy crime thriller, based on the novels of the crime writer Carlo Lucarelli. The series' visual style and plot contain many quotes from the popular crime and action movies of the 70s and 80s.
Coliandro is a young detective that works in Bologna. His peculiar ability of being, at the same time, brave, reckless and particularly non observant put him in many dangerous situations.