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Mystery!; Poirot, Series VII: Hickory, Dickory, Dock


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Poirot, Series VII: Hickory, Dickory, Dock
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Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

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A series of mysterious thefts brings Poirot to a London student hostel run by Mrs. Nicoletis. Leonard Bateson, a medical student, has just returned from a trip to Amsterdam. That evening, someone takes all the light bulbs out of the hostel and steals Leonard's knapsack. Celia Austin sees the thief take the knapsack to and from the boiler room, where he cuts it open and takes diamonds out of the lining. As the residents, one after the other, tell what they know about the thief -- they are murdered.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Poirot, Series VII: Hickory, Dickory, Dock,” 11/09/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_09C052C61C0B433FB0E5FF3D8BA623AA.
MLA: “Mystery!; Poirot, Series VII: Hickory, Dickory, Dock.” 11/09/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_09C052C61C0B433FB0E5FF3D8BA623AA>.
APA: Mystery!; Poirot, Series VII: Hickory, Dickory, Dock. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_09C052C61C0B433FB0E5FF3D8BA623AA
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