Season 3 Episode 12

Highland Fling

Aired Unknown Mar 29, 1992 on BBC
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Episode Summary

Highland Fling

Some old sketches put Lovejoy and Jane on a trail which takes them up to Scotland, where they uncover a plot by another antiques dealer to con one of Jane's friends.

At home, Eric is involved with a young woman with some unsavory relations, but she also has an antique mirror to sell.

Lovejoy and Jane are moving closer to romance... but who is the girl Lovejoy keeps seeing in the woods?


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Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (0)

  • QUOTES (7)

    • Lovejoy: (to camera) That reminds me what it is about the old Scottish houses, they leak.

    • Lovejoy: (to camera) There's a saying in these parts, when a man in a skirt starts strangling the cat, dinner's served.

    • Lovejoy: Tink, it's not my fault if there's no duty-free booze on a flight to Scotland.
      Tinker: They should have, God knows it's a foreign country.

    • Jane: He's moaning about the weather.
      Lovejoy: About Scotland, surely not.

    • Eric: Hi, Lovejoy, the most amazing thing has just...
      Lovejoy: Where were you last night? I tried to ring you.
      Eric: In the pub, but look, I found...
      Lovejoy: Eric! Eric! Stop gabbling. When I ask you to stay in the house, I mean stay in it. I don't mean go out all night boozing.

    • Jane: I thought if you weren't doing anything this weekend, we could fly out?
      Lovejoy: Very short notice, Jane.
      Jane: It's such a beautiful part of the world, I'm sure you'll love it.
      Lovejoy: I'm very busy.
      Jane:Oh, of course you'll be paid commission on top of the sale price.
      Lovejoy: On the other hand, I could do with a break.

    • Tinker: Where the hell are you sailing this pig sty?

  • NOTES (1)

    • In this episode, Rebecca twice refers to Lovejoy as Malcolm, as he reminds her of an old groundsman called Malcolm. However, throughout the show it has been hinted that Lovejoy's first name might actually be Malcolm.