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Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series VI: Promised Land


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Inspector Morse, Series VI: Promised Land
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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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Broadcast Mary 25 and April 1, 1993

In the first episode, Chief inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis head for the heat of Australia in pursuit of Kenny stone, whose evidence helped put away a gang of armed robbers who killed a policeman friend of Morse several years earlier. Now called Mike Harding, the informer has disappeared. Ann, his wife, refuses to cooperate. In the second episode, young Karen Harding has been kidnapped. Her mother is convinced someone in England knows the family has been relocated to Australia. The Australian police detectives inform Morse that he is not permitted to carry out an investigation. Harding's son goes to Morse with information. At an old quarry Morse finds what he is looking for.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series VI: Promised Land,” 12/12/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9A460F9ACD7744FFA7F99A39A56AFBE7.
MLA: “Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series VI: Promised Land.” 12/12/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9A460F9ACD7744FFA7F99A39A56AFBE7>.
APA: Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series VI: Promised Land. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9A460F9ACD7744FFA7F99A39A56AFBE7
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