Lewis - Season 5

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Episode Guide

  • 4/24/11
    8.8
    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.
  • 4/17/11
    8.2
    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.
  • Wild Justice
    Episode 2
    4/10/11
    8.1
    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
  • 4/3/11
    8.2
    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