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Episode Guide

    • Beyond Good and Evil, Part 1
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      Thirteen years after Inspector Lewis' first arrest, the case comes under scrutiny and Lewis begins to wonder whether he arrested the wrong person.
    • One for Sorrow - Part 1
      One for Sorrow - Part 1
      Season 9 - Episode 1
      Faced with the seemingly impossible task of identifying the remains of a body discovered in a well, Lewis has also got to contend with new boss Chief Superintendent Moody. The new chief is dubious about Lewis's motivation for coming out of retirement. Feeling not only unwanted but also under the microscope, Lewis needs to solve the case in the hope of proving his worth.moreless
    • One for Sorrow - Part 2
      One for Sorrow - Part 2
      Season 9 - Episode 2
    • And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      A body is found in the Bodleian Library and further intrigue arises when stolen books are found in the victim's home.
    • Lewis
      Following the death in 2000 of his eponymous mentor Inspector Morse, Sergeant Lewis was promoted to Inspector and took a two-year sabbatical in the British Virgin Isles. Newly widowed, he now returns to Oxford and soon finds himself in charge of a murder case. But it is notes that Morse made on an earlier case which help Lewis solve this one as his main suspect had previously been the subject of an earlier investigation.moreless
    • Magnum Opus - Part 2
      Magnum Opus - Part 2
      Season 9 - Episode 4
    • Magnum Opus - Part 1
      Magnum Opus - Part 1
      Season 9 - Episode 3
    • What Lies Tangled - Part 1
      What Lies Tangled - Part 1
      Season 9 - Episode 5
    • What Lies Tangled - Part 2
      What Lies Tangled - Part 2
      Season 9 - Episode 6
    • Expiation
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      All is not what it seems between two married couples who are old friends, as Lewis and Hathaway start to discover when one wife is found hanged.
    • The Ramblin' Boy, Part 2
      The Ramblin' Boy, Part 2
      Season 7 - Episode 4

      Lewis and Gray are certain that the student was attacked because of what he knew about the mysterious cremation, then discover that his father has also disappeared. In Croatia, DS Hathaway makes a surprising breakthrough.

    • Music to Die For
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Professor Cole is a respected German history professor. When he is found dead it emerges that he patronised an illegal boxing club. Could his death have been an underworld killing?
    • Intelligent Design, Part 2
      Intelligent Design, Part 2
      Season 7 - Episode 6

      DS Hathaway comes across the apparent suicide of a student, and a DNA sample shows a connection to the first crime scene. It seems that the killer is desperately trying to cover his tracks.

    • The Great and the Good
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      A rape case appears to be solved when the chief suspect is murdered. But nothing is what it seems, and soon Lewis and Hathaway find the upper echelons of Oxford society closing ranks.
    • Whom the Gods Would Destroy
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      A middle-aged Oxford graduate is found murdered and Lewis and Hathaway investigate. The investigation implicates a senior university figure.
    • Life Born of Fire
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      The suicide of a young man in a church causes a stir in Oxford. When more murders take place Lewis tries to find out more about a church group called The Garden.
    • The Gift of Promise
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      Lewis and Hathaway investigate the beating to death of a businesswoman who had apparently been blackmailing the father of her protégé. The memoirs of a former head of MI5 provide Lewis with a vital lead.
    • Intelligent Design, Part 1
      Season 7 - Episode 5

      The body of a former biochemist is found beneath a Jaguar the day after his release from a sentence for drink-driving. Elsewhere, the skeletal remains of a Chinese woman are found in the attic of a college chapel. A name scratched into the car paintwork suggests a connection between the deaths.

    • Counter Culture Blues
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      Lewis, called out to deal with a noise complaint, is shocked to meet a rock singer he had once admired, and who was believed to have drowned. The body of a teenage boy, who has been repeatedly run over by a vehicle, points to a connection with members of the band.moreless
    • Your Sudden Death Question
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      The body of a primary school teacher is found floating in a fountain during a quiz weekend at Chaucer College. Suspicion falls on two competitors with whom the dead man had been flirting.
    • The Ramblin' Boy, Part 1
      Season 7 - Episode 3

      The embalmed body of a man who was supposedly cremated is found dumped near farmland. Meanwhile, the wife of the owner of the local crematorium has gone missing. New DC Alex Gray is assigned to assist Lewis while Hathaway recuperates on holiday.

    • Falling Darkness
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      A university professor is found with a stake through her heart on Hallowe'en. A medium, who claims to have foreseen the death, conducts a séance, but Lewis and Hathaway rely on more conventional methods to solve the murder.
    • Old School Ties
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      An ambitious Oxford student is found dead in her hotel room after inviting a reformed computer hacker to speak at the union. Lewis and Hathaway investigate.
    • The Dead of Winter
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      A man's body is discovered on a tour bus, but none of the passengers can remember him being on board. The investigation leads Lewis and Hathaway to the estate where Hathaway grew up, and the detectives are soon investigating a second murder.
    • Fearful Symmetry
      Season 6 - Episode 3

      Lewis and Hathaway investigate the murder of a baby-sitter, and uncover a swingers' network. The detectives must establish whether the girl's fate is connected to her time spent in a children's home, or whether she was an unintended victim.

    • Dark Matter
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      The Master of Gresham College is found dead in suspicious circumstances. His widow supected that he had been having an affair, but Lewis and Hathaway discover that the dead man had a curious obsession.
    • Down among the Fearful, Part 2
      Down among the Fearful, Part 2
      Season 7 - Episode 2

      A second psychologist has been murdered, but the principal suspects have solid alibis for the second murder. The detectives identify the source of the etorphine, and uncover a connection between the first victim and the euthanasia advocate who had been helping with their inquiries.

    • Entry Wounds, Part 1
      Entry Wounds, Part 1
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      A lack of experienced officers means that Chief Superintendent Innocent has asked Lewis to come out of retirement to help newly promoted DI Hathaway with his first murder investigation - a tricky case that bridges the worlds of neurosurgery, blood sports and animal rights. After an arson attack on a hunting lodge, Hathaway and new partner DS Lizzie Maddox have a dead neurosurgeon on their hands. Alastair Stoke was shot in the head on the farmland he co-owned with his troubled business partner, but as Hathaway delves into the network of fear and loathing that surrounds the surgeon, the case begins to career out of control.moreless
    • The Lions Of Nemea, Part 2
      The Lions Of Nemea, Part 2
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      Conclusion: Suspicions over the murder of a student found in a canal fall on Professor Felix Garwood who was having an affair with her.
    • Entry Wounds, Part 2
      Entry Wounds, Part 2
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      Conclusion: It appears that the death of a neurosurgeon is connected with his apparent failure to save a teenager's life during surgery.
    • The Lions of Nemea, Part 1
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      Lewis comes out of retirement to help newly promoted DI Hathaway and his assistant DS Lizzie Maddox. The team's abilities are sorely tested when they investigate the brutal murder of American classics student Rose Anderson, whose body is hauled from the canal with stab wounds to the neck and abdomen. Initial suspicion falls on the wife of astrophysics professor Felix Garwood, who had recently broken off an affair with Rose, and is married to Rose's PHD supervisor. Could the jealous wife have committed murder?moreless
    • The Point of Vanishing
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      Lewis and Hathaway investigate the murder of a man found beaten and drowned in his bath. The deceased is identified as a man who once attempted to murder a celebrated atheist, but investigations reveal that the deceased is another man entirely, the two having chosen to swap identities.
    • The Soul of Genius
      Season 6 - Episode 1

      A botanist uncovers the recently interred body of a murdered professor of English. Lewis and Hathaway discover that the dead man was obsessed by Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark, and had a bitter rivalry with his brother, a professor of Theology, but their investigation is hampered by a well-meaning amateur detective, and by two students who are trying to earn a place in the Wednesday Club. The botanist worries whether her boss might somehow have been involved in the death.

    • Allegory of Love
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      A Czech barmaid is found, beaten to death with an antique Persian mirror, paralleling an incident in a newly-published fantasy novel. When the life of another young woman is threatened, leading Lewis to suspect that the murdered girl was a victim of mistaken identity.
    • The Mind Has Mountains
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      A student dies during a residential clinical trial for a new anti-depressant. An investigation by Lewis and Hathaway is hampered by the college's professor of psychiatry, but the pair eventually establish that the trialists are acting under the malign influence of the drug.
    • Old, Unhappy, Far off Things
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      Professor Diana Ellerby is leaving Oxford's last surviving all-women's college and during a reunion of some of her old students, Poppy Toynton is murdered. Lewis and Hathaway's investigation leads them to a connected 10 year old attack on the sister of one of the other old students and Lewis seeks out his former DS, Ali McLennan for assistance.moreless
    • The Quality of Mercy
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      A preview performance of a student production of The Merchant of Venice is cut short when the actor playing Shylock is stabbed to death with a prop knife. Lewis and Hathaway are working their way through a lengthy list of suspects when a second actor is killed.
    • Wild Justice
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      A visiting bishop is poisoned, and Lewis and Hathaway suspect that she has been killed because of her progressive views. Further murders using the methods portrayed in a Jacobean revenge tragedy suggest that the killer is targeting candidates for the post of vice-regent of the college. The detectives eventally realise that the murderer is avenging perceived slights from over twenty years before.moreless
    • Generation of Vipers
      Season 6 - Episode 2

      A professor is humiliated when an internet dating video she made is posted on a scurrilous website, and is found dead the next day, having apparently been reading about a property developer who sought to acquire land from the college. Neither the boss of the dating agency nor the website founder proves cooperative, but Lewis is unconvinced that the woman's death was a suicide. A second death appears to confirm his suspicions.

    • Lewis… Behind the Scenes
      Lewis… Behind the Scenes
      Season 0 - Episode 1

      This one off documentary takes a look at the creation of the Inspector Morse spin off and the making of its first series.

    • Down among the Fearful, Part 1
      Season 7 - Episode 1

      Lewis and Hathaway investigate the death of a psychology research fellow, who had been given a massive dose of a powerful opiate. The dead man had been moonlighting as a psychic. Another psychic claims to have been contacted by his spirit and to be able to name the murderer.

    • The Indelible Stain
      Season 6 - Episode 4

      A visiting professor is found strangled after delivering a controversial lecture. Lewis and Hathaway have no shortage of suspects, but when one of them is also murdered, her affair with a married professor of Criminology takes the investigation in another direction.

    • Beyond Good and Evil, Part 2
      Beyond Good and Evil, Part 2
      Season 8 - Episode 6
      Conclusion: Did Inspector Lewis arrest the wrong person thirteen years ago?