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Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series XI: Daughters of Cain


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Inspector Morse, Series XI: Daughters of Cain
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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 April 9 and 16, 1998

PART I: Suspects and alibis abound following the murder of retired Oxford University Professor Dr. Felix McClure. What starts as an apparently routine inquiry for Morse and Lewis turns out to be far more complicated than either expected as they unravel a sordid story of suspicious undergraduate suicide, drugs and the dismissal of a loyal college employee.

PART II: Cordelia's first solo-case, a college student's suicide, seems uncomplicated at first. But then it takes a dramatic turn when she investigates the deceased's friends, then his scientist father, and finally, his father's trusted lab assistant, only to discover the truth about his family and his death.



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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series XI: Daughters of Cain,” 04/09/1998, GBH Archives, accessed January 19, 2022,
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