Agatha Christie's Poirot - Season 5

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  • The Underdog
    Episode 2
    1/24/93
    9.2
    A chemical plant in 1930s Germany, threatened British business interests, murder - in pursuit of the truth, Poirot's secretary, Miss Lemon, successfully hypnotizes the murdered man's widow.
  • The Yellow Iris
    Episode 3
    1/31/93
    9.2

    Poirot is caught up in a coup d'etat in Argentina and arrested as a spy, which hinders him from solving the murder of Iris Russell at a French restaurant owned by an Italian in Buenos Aires.

    Two years later, in London, a dinner-party at a restaurant of the same name marks the second anniversary of Iris's death. The atmosphere is so charged that we almost expect the victim to come back from the dead. And, of course, Poirot traps a killer.

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  • 1/17/93
    9.1
    An archaeologist dies of a heart attack shortly after opening an ancient Egyptian tomb, but his widow thinks there is dirty work at the crossroads and calls in Poirot. Poirot dismisses the idea of a mummy's curse, and by risking his own life he smokes out a murderer.

  • Mrs Opalsen's famous pearls are stolen, and Poirot is happily on hand to investigate. A complex theft calls for a sophisticated solution. Unfortunately, Poirot is hindered everywhere he goes by being mistaken for 'Lucky Len'.
  • The Chocolate Box
    Episode 6
    2/21/93
    8.8
    Poirot returns to Belgium for the first time since the Great War, and there he revisits a twenty-year-old murder mystery that was never officially solved. We flash back to an eager young detective on the Brussels police force, working to serve a young woman who has come to him for help. In the process, the pin the older Poirot wears is identified.moreless
  • 2/7/93
    8.7
    Poirot has to execute the final wishes of an old friend who has been killed.
  • Dead Man's Mirror
    Episode 7
    2/28/93
    8.5
    At an auction, Hercule Poirot wants to buy an old looking glass. An art dealer called Gervase Chevenix outbids him for it, but the dealer then offers Poirot the mirror if he will investigate a mystery for him.

    Chevenix believes he is being cheated by an architect, John Lake... and Mrs Chevenix claims that her spirit guide, an ancient Egyptian called Saphra, has warned her of an imminent death. There is a disputed will, a second unsigned will, the sound of shots behind locked doors, an apparent suicide which Poirot suspects is murder. Whatever you do, do not go out of the room during Dead Man's Mirror, or you will lose the plot!moreless

  • Hastings's friend Dr Hawker receives worrying news about a patient, Count Foscanti, and the body is found of a man who has been beaten to death. Meanwhile, Hastings buys a new Italian roadster from Bruno Vizzini's showroom, and the car and Miss Lemon's new admirer turn out to have connections with each other and with the murdered man. Poirot finds his investigation leads him into the gangland world of London's Little Italy. The story culminates in a deadly car chase.moreless
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