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Mystery!; Poirot, Series V: Death in the Clouds


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Poirot, Series V: Death in the Clouds
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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

Program Description

On the noon flight from Paris to London, a passenger is found dead, apparently killed by a poison dart. Poirot, who was on the plane, had been asleep and saw nothing, but soon begins an investigation. In part two, Lady Horbury confides to Poirot that she is delighted Madame Giselle is dead because she is now released from all her debts. Jane Grey, one of the stewardesses, assists Poirot in his investigation. A missing suspect turns up.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Poirot, Series V: Death in the Clouds,” 10/01/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E8A2E237A24C407686944C5F7EF97137.
MLA: “Mystery!; Poirot, Series V: Death in the Clouds.” 10/01/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E8A2E237A24C407686944C5F7EF97137>.
APA: Mystery!; Poirot, Series V: Death in the Clouds. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E8A2E237A24C407686944C5F7EF97137
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