Stolen paintings, missing professors, an apparent suicide and a strangled playboy are the baffling cases that Inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis face in this third series of adaptations from Colin Dexter's celebrated detective novels. Guest starring alongside regulars John Thaw and Kevin Whately are Patricia Hodge and Barry Foster (Van Der Valk).
- 1. The Ghost In The MachineJanuary 4, 19891 h 42 minALLSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen valuable erotic paintings are stolen from a stately home, Morse delves into the minds and morals of the aristocracy as he tries to solve the case.
- 2. The Last EnemyJanuary 11, 19891 h 42 min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA body is found in the canal and the only clue to its identity points to one of the colleges. Which of the respected contenders for a prestigious post is the killer?
- 3. Deceived By FlightJanuary 18, 19891 h 43 min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishMorse investigates the death of a member of the Clarets XI Old Boys' cricket team and realises that the players have more than cricket on their minds.
- 4. The Secret Of Bay 5bJanuary 25, 19891 h 42 min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishPlayboy architect Michael Gifford is found strangled in his car and the only clues to his murder are his parking ticket and his diary which reveals his regular assignations in the car park. Featuring AMANDA HILLWOOD alongside JOHN THAW as Morse and KEVIN WHATELY as Sergeant Lewis.
- John MaddenPeter HammondHerbert WiseAdrian ShergoldAlastair ReidDanny BoyleColin GreggBrian ParkerEdward BennettPeter Duffell
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