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Season 38, Episode 25 The Last Enemy

First Aired: October 5, 2008

Part 1 of the five-part "Last Enemy," a fast-paced thriller about a mathematician (Benedict Cumberbatch) who's swept up in intrigue when, after years abroad, he returns to England for the funeral of his brother, a doctor killed in Afghanistan. Things turn odd when he arrives at his brother's flat to discover a seriously ill woman being tended to by his brother's wife (Anamaria Marinca), a Bosnian doctor; and odder yet the next day, when he's recruited to work with TIA (Total Information Agency).

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
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