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Mystery!; Sargeant Cribb, Series II: The Detective Wore Silk Drawers

05/17/1981

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Series
Mystery!
Program
Sargeant Cribb, Series II: The Detective Wore Silk Drawers
Program Number

219

Series Description

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

Program Description

Dour, stolid, tenacious Detective Sargeant Cribb, of the newly formed Criminal Investigations Department, stalks the streets of London in the 1880's in pursuit of crime. His methods are neither glamorous nor flashy, his sense of humor is dry and his method is dogged. Yet somehow, he always gets his man -- or woman.

Episode titles: "The Horizontal Witness" - "The Detective Wore Silk Drawers" - "A Case of Spirits" - "Waxworks" - "Something Old, Something New"

Duration

00:58:51

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Sargeant Cribb, Series II: The Detective Wore Silk Drawers,” 05/17/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3E13769A042B419FB581215BD3DB494E.
MLA: “Mystery!; Sargeant Cribb, Series II: The Detective Wore Silk Drawers.” 05/17/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3E13769A042B419FB581215BD3DB494E>.
APA: Mystery!; Sargeant Cribb, Series II: The Detective Wore Silk Drawers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3E13769A042B419FB581215BD3DB494E
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