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Episode Guide

  • Season 2
    • The Dangerous Game
      The Dangerous Game
      Episode 10
      12/21/80
      9.7
      In the run-up to Christmas, Eddie investigates a powered moon-buggy toy called Lunar Race 2000, produced by the toy company Wing's, which has a life-threatening fault. But then Wing's threatens to sue Radio West, claiming there is no such product. Who is telling the truth?
    • Where Was I?
      Where Was I?
      Episode 9
      12/14/80
      9.0
      Suffering from over-work, Keith Amery takes off onto the moors with a tent to get away from it all. While there, he has a strange experience, bangs his head and loses part of his memory. Eddie's mission is to find out what has happened. Meanwhile, the mysterious Australian Denise tricks her way into Eddie's confidence.moreless
    • Another Man's Castle
      12/7/80
      9.4

      Eddie is asked to investigate when Philip and Diana Hosken's furniture vanishes while being moved to their new house. Retired boxer Terry Bowen, an acquaintance of Erica's, proves to be up to no good.

    • Looking for Mr Wright
      11/16/80
      8.6

      Erica's friend Lois goes on a blind date with Clive, but he is chased out of a restaurant dining room into the bathroom and disappears. Eddie investigates.

    • Utmost Good Faith
      11/9/80
      0.0
      At the request of the bereaved widow, Eddie investigates when Tim Reynolds jumps to his death from the top of a building in the Bristol city centre. Reynolds was developing a new fuel-efficiency computer system and was also in debt, and two shady business men, Rodgers and Parry, are somehow mixed up in a dishonest computer deal.moreless
    • The Farmer Had a Wife
      11/2/80
      9.0

      Rosemary Mortimer, the wife of a water cress farmer, has disappeared for the second time, and her husband David is being persecuted by villagers who believe he has killed her. Don wants Eddie to raise the profile of his radio show, and Eddie offers to help Mortimer find what has happened to Rosemary.

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    • The Mayfly Dance
      The Mayfly Dance
      Episode 4
      10/26/80
      7.7
      Don Satchley asks Eddie to find a long-forgotten rock star whose records have found new popularity on Radio West's nostalgia hour.
    • Mocking Bird
      Mocking Bird
      Episode 3
      10/19/80
      9.7
      Eddie finds himself on the edge of another nervous breakdown when a caller taunts him with several muggings and an attack on Sonia. The caller is daring Eddie to catch him - but can he?.
    • The Teddy Bears' Nightmare
      10/12/80
      7.4
      Don sees a man stealing a hand-bag from a woman's car, then throwing it away empty. When he asks Eddie to return the bag to its owner, Eddie hears a nasty tale of blackmail.
    • Room With a View
      Room With a View
      Episode 1
      10/5/80
      9.4
      A woman in her seventies asks Eddie to look into something she saw through the window of the empty house across the street. She believes she saw a murder being committed.
  • Season 1
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