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Inspector Morse Season 8 Episodes

5 Episodes 1995 - 2000

Series 8 of the cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include ale, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery.

Episode 1

The Way Through the Woods

Wed, Nov 29, 1995 57 mins

Morse and Lewis (John Thaw, Kevin Whately) reopen the case of a dead serial killer after the discovery of his last victim's body creates new mysteries. Max: Peter Woodthorpe. Dr. Russell: Amanda Hillwood.

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Episode 2

The Daughters of Cain

Wed, Nov 27, 1996 57 mins

Inspector Morse and Sgt. Lewis (John Thaw, Kevin Whatley) investigate the murder of a retiree from Oxford University. Tony Haygarth, Gabrielle Lloyd, Amanda Ryan, Phyllis Logan.

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Episode 3

Death Is Now My Neighbour

Wed, Nov 19, 1997 57 mins

Chief Insp. Morse (John Thaw) and Sgt. Lewis (Kevin Whately) investigate the shooting death of a woman (Julia Dalkin) whose murder seems to have been random. Owens: Mark McGann. Adele: Judy Loe.

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Episode 4

The Wench Is Dead

Wed, Nov 11, 1998 57 mins

A health crisis may force Chief Insp. Morse (John Thaw) to take an early retirement in "The Wench Is Dead." As it opens, Morse attends a lecture given by an American author (Lisa Eichhorn), who has written a book about a 140-year-old English murder. Suddenly, Morse takes ill and is rushed to the hospital, where doctors give him a battery of tests. While awaiting the results, he studies the book about what was considered an "open and shut" case and decides that it needs to be reopened.

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Episode 5

The Remorseful Day

Wed, Nov 15, 2000 57 mins

Nearing retirement, Inspector Morse defies doctor's orders and returns from sick leave to resume a yearlong murder investigation.

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