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Mystery!; Inspector Morse: The Remorseful Day


The Remorseful Day, 16:9 Letterbox (Tape 1?)

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Inspector Morse: The Remorseful Day
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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

In his dramatic farewell case, Morse (John Thaw) has a mysterious connection to murder victim Yvonne Harrison (Meg Davies), who is found battered to death and handcuffed naked to her bed. Sergeant Lewis (Kevin Whately) is put in charge of the investigation, but Morse anticipates his every move. As the body count rises, the ailing Morse leads Lewis through an intricate web of clues to the killer.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Inspector Morse: The Remorseful Day,” 11/09/1999, GBH Archives, accessed January 20, 2022,
MLA: “Mystery!; Inspector Morse: The Remorseful Day.” 11/09/1999. GBH Archives. Web. January 20, 2022. <>.
APA: Mystery!; Inspector Morse: The Remorseful Day. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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