Mystery! 1980 | TV Show Watchlist


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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 21, Episode 4 Hetty Wainthropp: Helping Hansi

First Aired: November 2, 2000

Hetty Wainthropp is "Helping Hansi" (Richard Pasco), a retired German gardener, find his sister and nephew. They were separated by WWII, and Hansi is still paying for Hitler's sins at the retirement home where he lives. "Someone hates me,"  he tells Hetty (Patricia Routledge). "Who and why is a mystery." So Hetty poses as a resident at the home to unravel it. Cyril Sopwith: James Taylor. Alice Marsden: Jean Anderson. Ted Edison: Alan Thompson.