Shoestring - Season 2

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Episode Guide

  • 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
    Utmost Good Faith
    Episode 6
    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.
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