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Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series VIII: Absolute Conviction

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Inspector Morse, Series VIII: Absolute Conviction
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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 Feb. 16 and 23, 1995

Episode 1: Bailey, Thornton and Cryer, entrepreneurs who stole millions of pounds from their investors, are serving sentences in the same prison when Cryer is found dead in his cell. It looks like a heart attack but the pathologist's report quickly points to murder. Episode 2: Morse and Lewis go behind bars to investigate the murder, but find they have to tread carefully with the prison warden, Mrs. Stevens, who is concerned about the reputation of her institution.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
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