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Mystery!; Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series III: Childsplay

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Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series III: Childsplay
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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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Convinced that her nephew Tom (Joe Roberts) has been framed for drug possession, Hetty (Patricia Routledge) poses as a cafeteria worker to get the inside dope on Tom's school. Geoffrey (Dominic Monaghan) goes even farther by inīŦltrating the drug ring itself, emboldened by his new driving permit and his crush on Janet (Suzanne Maddock), the auto mechanic.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series III: Childsplay,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A9F429101F1741038D28B0D2F9A990F8.
MLA: “Mystery!; Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series III: Childsplay.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A9F429101F1741038D28B0D2F9A990F8>.
APA: Mystery!; Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series III: Childsplay. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A9F429101F1741038D28B0D2F9A990F8
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