The Singing Detective

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BBC (ended 1986)

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  • Season 1
    • Who Done It
      Who Done It
      Episode 6
      12/21/86
      8.4
      As Doctor Gibbon coaxes him into revealing more and more of his deeply hidden traumas, Philip's various fictions increasingly merge and intertwine. Some of his characters are not at all happy with him and seek him out to exact retribution. Eventually they reach his present self in the hospital ward and precipitae a final crisis.moreless
    • Pitter Patter
      Pitter Patter
      Episode 5
      12/14/86
      8.3
      Marlow pursues The Mysterious Men after they make an attempt on his life. Back in the reality of the hospital, Philip sees the Mysterious Men across the room, and asks Nicola about them. In a London underground station, young Philip and his mum wait for a train and he begins to confront her about what he saw in the woods.moreless
    • Clues
      Clues
      Episode 4
      12/7/86
      8.3
      In the novel, the police remove the body of a murdered woman called Lili from Hammersmith Bridge and two mysterious men follow Marlow. Meanwhile back in the hospital, Philip becomes suspicious of Nicola, who claims a film company wants to option The Singing Detective. Later she meets Mark Finney, who is pretending to be the author of Philip's script.moreless
    • Lovely Days
      Lovely Days
      Episode 3
      11/30/86
      8.6
      Gibbon secretly consults Philip's ex-wife, Nicola. Philip finds the doctor reminds him of his old schoolteacher. A patient's death triggers more flashbacks for Philip of his mother making love. Meanwhile, Detective Marlow has half-answered questions about the nightclub, German rocket scientists, and Russian agents.
    • Heat
      Heat
      Episode 2
      11/23/86
      9.0
      Coming soon...
    • Skin
      Skin
      Episode 1
      11/16/86
      8.9
      Philip Marlow is in the hospital with bad very bad case of the skin disease psoriasis. While there, he is tormented with hallucinations about his past and future. As a distraction, he mentally recasts an old mystery, with himself as its hero - The Singing Detective. In this episode, an agent named Mark Binney visits a sleazy nightclub.moreless
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