Season 1 Episode 2

Episode Two

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM May 11, 2010 on BBC



  • Quotes

    • John Luther [ answering his mobile ]: Stop stalking me, Alice, you're yesterday's news.
      Alice Morgan: Yes, I heard about the dead policeman. I was worried about you, John.
      John Luther: About what, that someone else might get me?
      Alice Morgan: I know how hard men like you take the death of fellow officers. Must be like losing family.
      John Luther: I'm not discussing cases with you.
      Alice Morgan: Not even interesting ones?
      John Luther: This isn't interesting, all right? These are good cops, doing good jobs, being gunned on the streets like—
      Alice Morgan: Like what? That's something we all do, isn't it, in the end? Judge who's worth more than whom? Hitler or Gandhi? The very young, the very old?
      John Luther: Though, to be fair, most of us don't do it to the extent that you do.
      Alice Morgan: But it does mean the difference between us is one of degree, not category. Ask Henry Madsen.
      John Luther: All right, you win, okay? You're too clever for me, Alice.
      Alice Morgan: Flattery to appease a malignant narcissist. That's a frivolous tactic.