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Mystery!; Chandler and Company: Past Imperfect


Chandler and Company - Chandler & Co. - REPACK - Episode 2 - 60 min.

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Chandler and Company: Past Imperfect
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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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PAST IMPERFECT--Dee takes on a difficult client -- an arrogant, affluent company director -- who wants her to keep an eye on his beautiful wife, who is having an affair with an older man. During her surveillance, Dee spots her daughter, Joanna (Ann Gosling), playing hooky from school. Elly's womanizing ex-husband, Max, persuades Elly to meet with him and immediately begins to plead with her for love and sympathy. Elly asks Larry, whose interest in her is more than professional, to tail Max.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Chandler and Company: Past Imperfect,” 07/23/1998, GBH Archives, accessed November 29, 2023,
MLA: “Mystery!; Chandler and Company: Past Imperfect.” 07/23/1998. GBH Archives. Web. November 29, 2023. <>.
APA: Mystery!; Chandler and Company: Past Imperfect. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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