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Season 21, Episode 7 Hetty Wainthropp: Family Values

First Aired: November 23, 2000

In “Family Values,” a drowned man's brother (Tom Georgeson) hires Hetty Wainthropp because he suspects his late brother's housekeeper (Dinah Stabb) of theft and, maybe, murder. So Hetty (Patricia Routledge) enlists Robert (Derek Benfield) to gather information by posing as the dead man's wheelchair-using South African cousin. Meanwhile, Janet (Suzanne Maddock) is looking for a roommate. Geoffrey (Dominic Monaghan) could certainly fill the bill. But would the Wainthropps object?

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  • Premiered: February 5, 1980
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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