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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

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

When the agency is hit in a string of break-ins, Grace inspects the damage and reconstructs the crime. Meanwhile, Precious receives an unnerving phone call: Note Mokoti is back in town! Later, after receiving distressing news from Note, Precious does some digging at the hall of records, uncovering 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 Paid

Precious and Grace learn of a rival agency run by a man, Cephas Buthelezi, and decide to check out the competition. A beauty-pageant promoter named Two Shots Pulani asks Precious to vet the contestants in his 'Beauty and Integrity' contest. Patel asks Precious to ramp up her investigation of Nandira, his daughter, and her suspected secret boyfriend. To solve their cases, and stave off rival Cephas, Grace disguises herself as a reporter to talk to the beauty queens, and Precious tails Nandira in search of her mysterious boyfriend. Meanwhile, when JLB goes away on a fishing trip, Precious is surprised to discover that absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Problems In Moral Philosophy Season 1, Episode 5 Apr 26, 2009 Paid

Mma Pekwane comes to the agency fearing that her husband has purchased a stolen car, and she wants it returned so that she can be right with the Lord. Patel, a local electronics-store owner, asks Precious to investigate whether his daughter has a secret boyfriend. He also advises JLB that he needs to improve his image if he wants to win over Precious. Later, JLB uses a 'high-tech' solution to help Precious with the 'Steal Stolen Sedan' for the Lord case. With the help of BK, Grace dives into her new assistant-detective role, staking out the wife of Badule, a man who thinks his spouse is having an affair with a man who may be paying for their son's school tuition.

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

An American woman, Andrea Curtin, comes to the agency looking for her son Michael, who disappeared from a farming commune 10 years earlier. Citing the 'glass ceiling,' Grace asks Precious for a promotion. BK finds his beauty salon ransacked, and Grace offers up a theory on the culprits. Precious and Andrea discover that a woman named Clara, who they see in an old newspaper photograph with Michael, 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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