Inspector Morse

  • 1987
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include ale, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery. Indeed, these first-rate whodunits established `Morse' as PBS's longest running detective series. Sadly, the inspector's style of `inspirational methodology' came to an end in 2002 with the death of star John Thaw.

Season 5, Episode 5 Promised Land

First Aired: January 7, 2001

In "Promised Land," Morse and Lewis (John Thaw, Kevin Whately) visit Australia to find an informer---but the man's wife (Rhondda Findleton) won't reveal his whereabouts. Humphries: John Jarratt. Karen: Vanessa Patterson. McAllister: Max Phipps.

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  • Premiered: January 6, 1987
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include ale, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery. Indeed, these first-rate whodunits established `Morse' as PBS's longest running detective series. Sadly, the inspect… (more)

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