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  • Scales of Justice

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    S 2 : Ep 3 - 8/29/94

    Alleyn travels to the far from sleepy village of Swevenings, where a man has been found bludgeoned to death by a stream. The dead man, an old soldier, was planning the publication of the war memoirs of his friend Sir Harold Lacklander, and Alleyn needs to find out who was most threatened by this. Apart from petty vendettas, he finds a femme fatale and a retired soldier whose main pastimes are whisky and archery.moreless
  • Hand in Glove

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    S 2 : Ep 1 - 1/10/94

    Alleyn has a murder case on his hands when the body of Harold Cartell is found in a ditch not far from the country house of Percival Pyke-Period, near the sleepy village of Chalfont Green. In the village, Alleyn finds an angry artist who is determined to run to earth a forger who is faking her paintings. But is this connected in any way with the dead body? It soon appears that several people had a motive to kill Harold Cartell.moreless
  • Death in a White Tie

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    S 1 : Ep 5 - 5/16/93

    Lord Gospell is found murdered during a coming-out ball at the house of the well-known hostess Evelyn Carrados, and Alleyn has to find the killer. To the horror of Lady Carrados, it appears that the murderer may not have been on her guest list. Then Alleyn finds out that a blackmailer has been at work. Was Lord Gospell being blackmailed? And, if so, why was he killed, and by whom?moreless
  • Final Curtain

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 5/2/93

    Alleyn's girlfriend Agatha Troy has a commission to paint the portrait of Sir Henry Ancred, a famous actor, at his house in the country, Ancreton Manor. Troy finds Sir Henry far from well, and before long she sends for Alleyn in his own professional capacity, to investigate her subject's sudden death. Alleyn finds a mixed-up tale of anonymous letters and arguments over the dead man's will - and he decides to have Sir Henry's body exhumed.moreless
  • The Nursing Home Murder

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 4/25/93

    Sir Derek O'Callaghan, the British Home Secretary, receives death threats before he goes into a nursing home for an operation. When he dies unexpectedly, his wife believes he has been murdered. Alleyn investigates the home where the cabinet minister died, and he finds things are indeed not as they should be, as at least two of the staff had a motive for killing their patient: a nurse O'Callaghan had taken advantage of and cast off, and the doctor who loved her. But was one of them responsible for the death threats, too?moreless
  • A Man Lay Dead

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 4/18/93

    In the spring of 1948, Sir Hubert Handesley livens up a week-end party at his country house, Frantock Hall, with a jolly game of murder - but Charles Rankin, a guest who brought with him a valuable dagger, really does end up dead.

    When Inspector Alleyn of Scotland Yard is called in, he finds he has to solve more than one mystery, as some valuable things, including a famous and silver chalice, have disappeared without trace. Is he dealing with a murder by thieves, a theft to cover a murder, or two quite separate crimes? Alleyn's new friend Agatha Troy is among the guests, and it seems she disapproves of his methods.moreless
  • The Farewell Party

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    S 2 : Ep 4 - 11/10/89

    Ted's farewell party is a posh affair with champagne, caviar and smoked salmon, but, as always, there is a calamity waiting to happen when he least expects it.
  • The Dentists' Dinner Dance

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 1/20/89

    Laurence Rodenhurst usually looks forward to the dentist's dinner dance, but when the Simcock family unexpectedly turn up, the recent occurrence at the wedding makes his evening far from enjoyable.
  • Friends of St. James

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    S 1 : Ep 5 - 10/11/87

    When Alan hears from an old school friend that the island of St James has no banks, he sees an opportunity to set up his own and make some money.
  • The Sun Makers, Part Four

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    S 15 : Ep 16 - 12/17/77

    The Doctor now moves to completely overthrow the Company. But the Collector has one last trump card to play.
  • The Sun Makers, Part Three

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    S 15 : Ep 15 - 12/10/77

    Now Leela is the prisoner of the Collector. He knows of the Doctor and is determined to rid himself of both of them.
  • The Sun Makers, Part Two

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    S 15 : Ep 14 - 12/3/77

    The Doctor has been captured by the Gatherer. Leela works to free him but the Gatherer is already laying his own plans…
  • The Sun Makers, Part One

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    S 15 : Ep 13 - 11/26/77

    Pluto, the distant future. The planet has been terraformed and is now orbited by artificial suns, provided by the rapacious company who ruthlessly exploit the relocated human workforce. The Doctor, Leela, and K9 arrive and befriend a luckless drone worker, but they must flee with him to the dark undercity...moreless