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An adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's novels about a pioneering female PI in Botswana, who opens an agency with help from her new friends in the city of Gaborone, including an auto mechanic named JLB, her new secretary, Grace, and BK, a hairdresser who (more…)

Premiered: March 29, 2009

Rating: TV-PG

User Rating:4.81 out of 5 (81 ratings)

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A Real Botswana Diamond Season 1, Episode 7 May 10, 2009 Subscription

(Season One Finale) The agency is hit in a string of break-ins. Meanwhile, Precious receives an unnerving phone call: Note Mokoti is back in town! Later, after receiving distressing news from Note, Precious uncovers some information to leverage against him. She also makes a discovery in the break-in cases, and investigates a suspicious jeweler.

Beauty and Integrity Season 1, Episode 6 May 3, 2009 Subscription

Precious and Grace learn of a rival agency and decide to check out the competition. A beauty-pageant promoter asks Precious to vet the contestants in his Beauty and Integrity contest. Patel asks Precious to ramp up her investigation of Nandira, his daughter. Meanwhile, when JLB goes away, Precious discovers that absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Problems in Moral Philosophy Season 1, Episode 5 Apr 26, 2009 Subscription

Mma Pekwane comes to the agency fearing that her husband has purchased a stolen car. Patel, a local electronics-store owner, asks Precious to investigate whether his daughter has a secret boyfriend. JLB uses a 'high-tech' solution to help Precious with the 'Steal Stolen Sedan' for the Lord case. Grace dives into her new assistant-detective role

The Boy with an African Heart Season 1, Episode 4 Apr 19, 2009 Subscription

An American woman, Andrea Curtin, comes to the agency looking for her son who disappeared 10 years earlier. Grace asks for a promotion; BK finds his salon ransacked; and Precious and Andrea discover that a woman named Clara may be involved in the case of 'The Boy with an African Heart.' Later, Grace reveals a long-held secret to Precious.

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  • Premiered: March 29, 2009
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • User Rating:4.81 out of 5 (81 ratings)
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  • Premise: An adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's novels about a pioneering female PI in Botswana, who opens an agency with help from her new friends in the city of Gaborone, including an auto mechanic named JLB, her new secretary, Grace, and BK, a hairdresser who… (more)

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