Marcus Thurwell played a key role in series six of the BBC drama – even if we didn't get to actually meet him.
Many viewers believed he would be unveiled as "the fourth man".
"I've seen those eyebrows before," one viewer said after spotting a resemblance between a Spanish police officer and James Nesbitt.
And it included a whopping great lie told to the press earlier this year.
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The stars are currently filming Series 2 in Manchester.