When one of the guests at DI Richard Poole's university reunion party is murdered, another British policeman, DI Humphrey Goodman, is sent out to Sainte-Marie.
In the post-war climate of the late 1940s, an ailing Poirot reunites with his old friend Captain Hastings at Styles Court, the place where they had solved their first murder together almost thirty years previously. Styles is now a modest guest house run by an elderly couple, and Poirot knows that one of the guests staying there is a heartless serial killer. The suspects range from a chemist and his invalid wife, a dashing but untrustworthy major, a charming aristocrat, a melancholic middle-aged woman, an unobtrusive birdwatcher, and Hastings' own feisty daughter. With Hastings' assistance, an incapacitated Poirot tries to prevent another murder from occurring, knowing that his own end is nearing.moreless
Gently and Bacchus investigate the kidnap of the adopted child of a middle-class couple, and suspect that the child's birth mother might be involved. Their investigations take them into a local Mother and Baby home, uncovering the societal pressure that forces single mothers to give up their children and the lengths to which the adoptive parents were prepared to go to secure a child.moreless
Dirk accepts a job with his college professor, who needs a holistic security consultant. The partners are hired to protect the professor's high-tech humanoid robot, but when it's stolen and a man is murdered, Dirk and Richard are wanted as the prime suspects.moreless
In this very loose adaptation of Douglas Adams Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, "holistic detective" Dirk Gently takes on the case of a missing cat. He soon discovers that the interconnectedness of the universe ties the missing cat to a missing CEO, a single rose petal, a warehouse full of explosives, an unknown and unsolved murder, and an old friend from his university days.moreless
Wealthy businessman Rex Fortescue collapses and dies in his office. It is determined that he was poisoned, and a handful of rye is found in his pockets. No one seems too upset, as everyone agrees that Rex was a tyrant. Soon, however, Rex's young wife also ends up poisoned. The maid, Gladys, whom Miss Marple trained, writes to her asking for help. Miss Marple arrives too late, as Gladys' body is found strangled. Miss Marple senses a connection between the deaths and a well-known nursery rhyme, "Sing a Song of Sixpence". Now it is up to her to find the cold-blooded killer and to deliver justice.moreless
Emily's imminent marriage has Ross feeling down. When Monica and Rachel raid Ross's apartment for margarita ingredients, they hear a message from Emily suggesting she is having second thoughts. The boys go for a ride-along with Gary and when they hear a gunshot, Joey throws himself over Ross to shield him, making Chandler jealous.moreless