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Mystery!; Foyle’s War, Series II: War Games

Foyle’s War, Series II Episode 3, War Games

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Foyle’s War, Series II: War Games
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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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October 1940: At the London headquarters of a multinational company, a young secretary plummets to her death. In Hastings, Foyle is busy acting as a police referee for a series of large-scale Home Guard maneuvers. When a member of the Home Guard is killed, Foyle and Milner discover that some people will do anything to protect trading links with the Nazis.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Foyle’s War, Series II: War Games,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E015AABA3DA74FFE886E21F614881768.
MLA: “Mystery!; Foyle’s War, Series II: War Games.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E015AABA3DA74FFE886E21F614881768>.
APA: Mystery!; Foyle’s War, Series II: War Games. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E015AABA3DA74FFE886E21F614881768
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