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Luther Season 1 Episodes

6 Episodes 2010 - 2010

Idris Elba, known for playing drug dealer Stringer Bell on "The Wire," explores life on the other side of the law in this psychological crime drama from acclaimed crime writer Neil Cross ("MI-5"). Elba portrays John Luther, a brilliant but tortured homicide detective who gets caught up in the psychological cat-and-mouse game between detective and criminal. Co-stars include Ruth Wilson as Alice Morgan, Warren Brown as DS Justin Ripley, Steven Mackintosh as DCI Ian Reed and Saskia Reeves as DSU Rose Teller.

Episode 1

Episode 1

Sun, Oct 17, 2010 60 mins

In the series premiere, Det. John Luther (Idris Elba) investigates a seemingly perfect double murder, while also trying to win back his wife (Indira Varma), who has already moved on.

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Episode 2

Episode 2

Sun, Oct 24, 2010 60 mins

A sniper is targeting police officers, but his motive is unclear. Meanwhile, Alice reveals what she knows about Madsen's arrest and threatens to let Zoe in on Luther's secret.

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Episode 3

Episode 3

Sun, Oct 31, 2010 60 mins

A young mother is abducted, and Luther realizes it's the work of an occult writer who was suspected but never charged in the murder of another woman 10 years earlier. Meanwhile, Zoe's boyfriend, Mark, is assaulted, and blame falls on Luther.

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Episode 4

Episode 4

Sun, Nov 7, 2010 60 mins

Serial killer Henry Madsen wakes up from his coma, and Luther worries the truth will finally come out about Madsen's arrest. Meanwhile, an unknown killer is targeting young women in London.

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Episode 5

Episode 5

Sun, Nov 14, 2010 60 mins

An art dealer's wife is taken hostage and Luther uncovers a shocking betrayal as he works to free her.

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Episode 6

Episode 6

Sun, Nov 21, 2010 60 mins

Luther is framed for murder in the Season 1 finale, and Alice is the only person he can turn to for help, but he's still not sure he can trust her.

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