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Mystery!; Chandler and Company: Family Matters

Chandler & Company Episode Three Family Matters

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Chandler and Company: Family Matters
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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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FAMILY MATTERS--The wife of a leading trade unionist asks Dee to investigate her husband's extramarital activities. Dee's photographs of him and his girlfriend are used in a tabloid scoop, compromising Dee and wreaking havoc on the man's family when the press descends on them. Elly, meanwhile, takes the case of a businessman whose runaway teenage daughter is living in a tenement with a drug-pushing pimp and working as a hooker. To win her confidence, Elly poses as a newcomer to London and walks the streets with her.

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Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
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