Mystery!1980 | TV Show

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Whodunits, courtroom dramas and suspense tales make up this often brilliant anthology. It features adaptations of tales by myriad classic mystery writers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie to Dick Francis and John Mortimer, with such notable figu (more…)

Premiered: February 5, 1980

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 5, Episode 1 Rumpole's Return

First Aired: October 11, 1984

In "Rumpole's Return," the barrister (Leo McKern) comes out of retirement in Miami Beach and heads back home to England. Awaiting him: a pornography case and the defense of a taciturn cultist accused of murder. Hilda: Peggy Thorpe-Bates. Featherstone: Peter Bowles.

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Season 4, Episode 19

May 24, 1984

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Rumpole of the Bailey: The Genuine Article

Season 5, Episode 2

October 18, 1984

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