A criminal psychologist battling his own demons helps the LAPD crack its toughest cases in this adaptation of a British series.
Premiered: September 18, 1997
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Fitz and his wife (Barbara Flynn, The Forsyte Saga, Horatio Hornblower) are back in the UK after 10 years living in Australia. But their brief visit for their daughter's wedding sees Fitz rediscovering old passions and keen to prove that he's still got what it takes. The lure of a new murder investigation proves irresistible, and he joins forces with a new police boss to try and crack the random killing of an American comedian. Fitz is soon on the trail of a troubled ex-soldier, who--like him--is trapped in the past.
The local police are looking into the apparently motiveless murder of a businessman. Getting nowhere and requiring a quick result, they call in Fitz to assist on the case. While working in a foreign location, in a different culture, with detectives not used to serial murder, Fitz is confronted with yet another murder. With time running out, Fitz is convinced that a western ex-patriot is behind the brutal slayings, but can he makes the connection in time?
Fitz takes some teaching work at the University where he begins receiving love letters. Janice, a lab technician, is the writer of the letters and in her depression over her lack of attention from her family, begins murdering make students she has lured into her room. The police want to take Fitz off the case as they understand that the murderer is writing to, and killing, for him.
DS Penhaligon attends DS Beck's funeral, to make sure he is really dead and buried. Homeless factory worker Bill Nash is given refuge by his foreman Stuart Grady, but the landlady gets into an argument with Bill, and he murders her. After being interviewed by the police, Bill and Grady go on the run which leads them to Nash's adoptive family's home and yet another death.
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- Premiered: September 18, 1997
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