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British Mystery: Agatha Christie's Poirot

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Poirot (1989)
Years: 1989-2013
Broadcaster: ITV
Written by: Agatha Christie, Clive Exton,
Anthony Horowitz, Nick Dear, Guy Andrews, David Renwick,
Michael Baker, Kevin Elyot, Mark Gatiss, Douglas Watkinson,
Stewart Harcourt, Andrew Marshall, Russell Murray,
Rod Beacham, T.R. Bowen, Bill Craig, Peter Flannery,
Ian Hallard, William Humble, Philomena McDonagh,
David Pirie, David Reid, Stephen Wakelam
Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser
Episodes: 71*
Episode Average: 7.169
BEST EPISODES:
Five Little Pigs (2003), Curtain: Poirot's Last Case (2013)
*including both parts of 'Peril at End House'.
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SERIES ONE

(1989)
10 episodes
Series Score: 58
Episode Average: 5.80
Perfect 10's: 0
S1E1

THE ADVENTURE OF THE CLAPHAM COOK

Originally broadcast: 8 January 1989
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot reluctantly takes a case involving the disappearance of a domestic, Japp investigates the theft of bonds and a missing bank employee, and talk of a legacy leads north to the Lake District.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S1E2

MURDER IN THE MEWS

Originally broadcast: 15 January 1989
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot is called in when something doesn't look right about an apparent suicide, the victim's politician fiancé seems more concerned about the press, and evidence soon points towards the possibility of blackmail.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S1E3

THE ADVENTURE OF JOHNNIE WAVERLY

Originally broadcast: 22 January 1989
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
A wealthy man receives a ransom note warning of the kidnap of his son, Japp insists that there is little chance of the crime being carried out, and an eventual police presence does little to prevent the boy being taken.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S1E4

FOUR AND TWENTY BLACKBIRDS

Originally broadcast: 29 January 1989
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: Russell Murray, Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
A man with peculiar eating habits dies after tumbling down the stairs, Poirot refuses to accept that the fall was accidental, and the recent death of the victim's twin brother puts paid to Hastings' initial theory.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 5

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S1E5

THE THIRD FLOOR FLAT

Originally broadcast: 5 February 1989
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: Michael Baker, Agatha Christie
Having a cold and a shortage of cases leaves Poirot feeling low, a lost bet about the identity of a killer in a play does little to improve his mood, and the body of a new resident is discovered in Whitehaven Mansions.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 5

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S1E6

TRIANGLE AT RHODES

Originally broadcast: 12 February 1989
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: Stephen Wakelam, Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot meets an admirer while on holiday in Rhodes, an upset wife is advised to leave the island for her own safety amid talk of an affair, and a much-admired woman is poisoned by a drink meant for her husband.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S1E7

PROBLEM AT SEA

Originally broadcast: 19 February 1989
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot and Hastings are on board a ship cruising the Mediterranean, a domineering woman manages to get up the noses of most of her fellow passengers, and her husband finds her stabbed to death in their cabin.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S1E8

THE INCREDIBLE THEFT

Originally broadcast: 26 February 1989
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: David Reid, Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
A plan for a new fighter plane struggles to win government support, a concerned wife asks Poirot to help with a matter of national importance, and fingers point to a Nazi-sympathiser when a document goes missing.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S1E9

THE KING OF CLUBS

Originally broadcast: 12 March 1989
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: Michael Baker, Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
A studio boss with many enemies is found dead in his library, a prince asks Poirot to investigate since it was his actress fiancée who made the discovery, and a missing playing card provides the vital clue.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S1E10

THE DREAM

Originally broadcast: 19 March 1989
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
A pie manufacturer tells Poirot about a recurring dream involving his own suicide, the man is found dead the following day just as described, and a frustrated Miss Lemon inadvertently provides the solution.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8
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SERIES TWO

(1990)
10 episodes
Series Score: 66
Episode Average: 6.60
Perfect 10's: 1
S2E1

PERIL AT END HOUSE

PART 1
Originally broadcast: 7 January 1990
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot and Hastings travel to Cornwall for a bit of rest and relaxation, a woman tells of how she's had a number of mysterious accidents, and calling on someone close ends in tragedy when her cousin is found dead.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S2E2

PERIL AT END HOUSE

PART 2
Originally broadcast: 7 January 1990
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Hastings expresses his discomfort at searching in inappropriate places, Poirot's shocked when a box of poisoned chocolates are labelled with his handwriting, and the delivery of a missing will leads to a surprise or two.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S2E3

THE VEILED LADY

Originally broadcast: 14 January 1990
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Japp tells of a case where stolen jewels are passed to an accomplice, a veiled lady explains how an old love letter is being used to blackmail her, and Poirot gets arrested after disguising himself as a Swiss locksmith.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S2E4

THE LOST MINE

Originally broadcast: 21 January 1990
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: Michael Baker, David Renwick, Agatha Christie
Poirot refuses to accept that his bank account is overdrawn, a Chinese businessman carrying a map to a silver mine turns up dead, and Japp uses the arrest of a known fraudster to show off modern police methods.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 5

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S2E5

THE CORNISH MYSTERY

Originally broadcast: 28 January 1990
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
A woman reveals her concerns that her unfaithful husband is trying to poison her, Poirot and Hastings arrive too late to help, and not everyone is as convinced as Japp when the police eventually make an arrest.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S2E6

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MR. DAVENHEIM

Originally broadcast: 4 February 1990
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Written by: David Renwick, Agatha Christie
A banker vanishes in fog just before he's due to meet a business rival, Japp wagers that Poirot can't solve the case in 7 days without leaving his home, and Hastings finds himself collecting the necessary information.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S2E7

DOUBLE SIN

Originally broadcast: 11 February 1990
Directed by: Richard Spence
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot announces his retirement and suggests a holiday by the sea, Hastings is forced to investigate the theft of a set of miniature portraits himself, and Miss Lemon has to stay at the flat after losing the door keys.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S2E8

THE ADVENTURE OF THE CHEAP FLAT

Originally broadcast: 18 February 1990
Directed by: Richard Spence
Written by: Russell Murray, Agatha Christie
A couple manage to rent a long-advertised flat despite other interest, Hastings struggles to understand why Poirot is so curious, and Japp finds himself working with an FBI agent on a case involving US Naval plans.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S2E9

THE KIDNAPPED PRIME MINISTER

Originally broadcast: 25 February 1990
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
The Prime Minister is kidnapped in France not long after an attempt on his life, Poirot's interest in the first incident frustrates a government official, and Japp comes under fire for recommending the wrong man.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S2E10

THE ADVENTURE OF THE WESTERN STAR

Originally broadcast: 4 March 1990
Directed by: Richard Spence
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot prepares for the visit of an important dinner guest, a film actress receives letters warning that her prized diamond will be stolen, and a Chinaman manages to snatch a twin stone from another woman.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7
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SPECIAL

(1990)




SPECIAL

THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES

Originally broadcast: 16 September 1990
Directed by: Ross Devenish
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
THIS STORY IS SET SOME YEARS EARLIER THAN PREVIOUS EPISODES.
Arguments fill the air when a guest arrives to stay at a country manor, a doctor suggests poisoning when the lady of the house dies in pain, and Hastings calls on the services of a local refugee he met in Belgium.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9


SERIES THREE

(1991)
10 episodes
Series Score: 66
Episode Average: 6.60
Perfect 10's: 0
S3E1

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

Originally broadcast: 6 January 1991
Directed by: Brian Farnham
Written by: Andrew Marshall, Agatha Christie
Poirot receives a letter asking for help after being handed an empty seed packet, Japp gets involved when the elderly writer is poisoned, and a hidden message from a solicitor points towards a Russian maid.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S3E2

THE MILLION DOLLAR BOND ROBBERY

Originally broadcast: 13 January 1991
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
Attempts are made on the life of a man ahead of a liberty bond transfer, Poirot is hired to accompany his replacement on the Queen Mary, and Hastings raises the alarm when he finds the strong box empty.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 5

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S3E3

THE PLYMOUTH EXPRESS

Originally broadcast: 20 January 1991
Directed by: Andrew Piddington
Written by: Rod Beacham, Agatha Christie
A mine owner ask Poirot to look into a man involved with his daughter, her estranged husband finds his request for financial help rejected, and her body is discovered on a train minus the jewellery she was carrying,
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S3E4

WASPS' NEST

Originally broadcast: 27 January 1991
Directed by: Brian Farnham
Written by: David Renwick, Agatha Christie
Danger is seen in the tea leaves of an old friend's fashion model fiancée, a wasps' nest resists several extermination attempts, and the little grey cells convince Poirot that a horrible crime is about to be committed.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

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S3E5

THE TRAGEDY AT MARSDON MANOR

Originally broadcast: 3 February 1991
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: David Renwick, Agatha Christie
Poirot is furious when he finds that his latest case is a work of fiction, a woman is convinced that the grounds of her home are haunted, and the body of her near bankrupt husband is discovered next to a cedar tree.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S3E6

THE DOUBLE CLUE

Originally broadcast: 10 February 1991
Directed by: Andrew Piddington
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
Japp finds himself under pressure following a spate of jewellery thefts, a glove and a cigarette case are found at a crime scene, and Hastings and Miss Lemon investigate when Poirot falls for a Russian countess.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S3E7

THE MYSTERY OF THE SPANISH CHEST

Originally broadcast: 17 February 1991
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
An old acquaintance worries about the temper of her friend's husband, Poirot faces being questioned as a witness when the husband is found dead, and doubts are expressed when the police make an arrest.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S3E8

THE THEFT OF THE ROYAL RUBY

Originally broadcast: 24 February 1991
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
A woman steals a valuable ruby from a foolish young Egyptian prince, Poirot is persuaded to spend Christmas with a family on false pretences, and an anonymous letter warns against eating the plum pudding.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S3E9

THE AFFAIR AT THE VICTORY BALL

Originally broadcast: 3 March 1991
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: Andrew Marshall, Agatha Christie
Hastings protests about his friend's choice of outfit for a costume party, Poirot's reputation takes a blow when a guest is found stabbed to death, and a popular radio star is discovered dead after a cocaine overdose.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S3E10

THE MYSTERY AT HUNTER'S LODGE

Originally broadcast: 10 March 1991
Directed by: Renny Rye
Written by: T.R. Bowen, Agatha Christie
Poirot finds himself confined to his bed during a pheasant shooting weekend, the local station master reports his bicycle stolen, and a key witness disappears after a bearded stranger shoots the hunt host dead.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5
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SERIES FOUR

(1992)
3 episodes
Series Score: 24
Episode Average: 8.0
Perfect 10's: 1
S4E1

THE ABC MURDERS

Originally broadcast: 5 January 1992
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot receives a letter challenging him to prove his skills as a detective, the police are forced to take it seriously when a tobacconist is killed, and further letters point in the direction of seemingly unconnected victims.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S4E2

DEATH IN THE CLOUDS

Originally broadcast: 12 January 1992
Directed by: Stephen Whittaker
Written by: William Humble, Agatha Christie
A moneylender is found dead on a flight from Paris to London, a small neck wound suggests a wasp sting until a poison dart is found nearby, and a South American blowpipe is discovered concealed in Poirot's seat.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S4E3

ONE, TWO, BUCKLE MY SHOE

Originally broadcast: 19 January 1992
Directed by: Ross Devenish
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot turns to the appointment book when his dentist seemingly kills himself, a patient dies in his hotel room from a Novocaine overdose, and a former actress recently returned from India mysteriously disappears.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6
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SERIES FIVE

(1993)
8 episodes
Series Score: 57
Episode Average: 7.13
Perfect 10's: 1
S5E1

THE ADVENTURE OF THE EGYPTIAN TOMB

Originally broadcast: 17 January 1993
Directed by: Peter Barber-Fleming
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
An archaeologist dies of heart failure when his team enter a tomb, further deaths soon follow including a suicide in New York, and Poirot arrives in Cairo to find that the 'curse' has claimed yet another victim.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S5E2

THE UNDERDOG

Originally broadcast: 24 January 1993
Directed by: John Bruce
Written by: Bill Craig, Agatha Christie
The owner of a chemical plant invites Poirot to view his collection of rare bronzes, the rude host is found dead the morning after a row about a German deal, and the last person to see him alive makes a run for it.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S5E3

THE YELLOW IRIS

Originally broadcast: 31 January 1993
Directed by: Peter Barber-Fleming
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
Poirot finds himself reminded of a case that he was never allowed to solve, details are shared about the murder of a woman in Buenos Aires, and a booking in a new London restaurant seems a coincidence too far.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E4

THE CASE OF THE MISSING WILL

Originally broadcast: 7 February 1993
Directed by: John Bruce
Written by: Douglas Watkinson, Agatha Christie
A friend with heart problems asks Poirot to be the executor of a new will, Hastings finds the man dead before he has a chance to write it, and the reading of the old one hits a snag when it's found to be missing.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E5

THE ADVENTURE OF THE ITALIAN NOBLEMAN

Originally broadcast: 14 February 1993
Directed by: Brian Farnham
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Hastings looks into buying a car from an Italian dealer, Miss Lemon's new male friend explains how his employer is being blackmailed, and the foreign diplomat is found dead in his apartment after phoning for help.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S5E6

THE CHOCOLATE BOX

Originally broadcast: 21 February 1993
Directed by: Ken Grieve
Written by: Douglas Watkinson, Agatha Christie
Japp travels to Brussels to receive an honour for services to Belgium, Poirot is reminded by an old colleague of a case he failed to solve, and the details of a death "wrongly" attributed to heart failure are revisited.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S5E7

DEAD MAN'S MIRROR

Originally broadcast: 28 February 1993
Directed by: Brian Farnham
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
A rival at an auction invites Poirot to his home to investigate a possible fraud, the host is found dead in a locked room with a gun in his hand, and the discovery of an unsigned will suggests a motive for murder.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E8

JEWEL ROBBERY AT THE GRAND METROPOLITAN

Originally broadcast: 7 March 1993
Directed by: Ken Grieve
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
Poirot heads to Brighton for some rest on the advice of his doctor, a pearl necklace belonging to a theatrical producer is stolen from the hotel, and Hastings can do nothing to stop his friend investigating.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6
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SERIES SIX

(1994-1996)
4 episodes
Series Score: 37
Episode Average: 9.25
Perfect 10's: 2
S6E1

HERCULE POIROT'S CHRISTMAS

Originally broadcast: 25 December 1994
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
A former diamond prospector invites his family to spend Christmas with him, Poirot agrees to attend when his central heating breaks down, and Japp's called in when the worried host is found dead in a locked room.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S6E2

HICKORY DICKORY DOCK

Originally broadcast: 12 February 1995
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
Miss Lemon tells Poirot of a spate of thefts at a hostel run by her sister, a student dies from a morphine overdose after admitting to kleptomania, and the murder of the hostel owner suggests that there's more to it all.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S6E3

MURDER ON THE LINKS

Originally broadcast: 11 February 1996
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
A woman claims that her husband has been abducted when she's found tied up, Hastings stumbles across the body of the man while playing golf, and Poirot faces the unthinkable when he accepts a wager from a rival.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S6E4

DUMB WITNESS

Originally broadcast: 16 March 1996
Directed by: Edward Bennett
Written by: Douglas Watkinson, Agatha Christie
Hastings and Poirot head to the Lakes to witness a world record attempt, foul play is suspected when a friend's elderly aunt suffers a nasty fall, and the woman dies suddenly after accepting advice to change her will.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9
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SERIES SEVEN

(2000)
2 episodes
Series Score: 13
Episode Average: 6.50
Perfect 10's: 1
S7E1

THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD

Originally broadcast: 2 January 2000
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot has moved to a small country village since retiring as a detective, a woman is found dead almost a year since the death of her husband, and a butler denies raising the alarm about the murder of his employer.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S7E2

LORD EDGWARE DIES

Originally broadcast: 19 February 2000
Directed by: Brian Farnham
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
An actress asks Poirot to help her find a way out of a loveless marriage, the woman is witnessed entering the scene of her husband's murder, and the testimonies of twelve dinner party guests suggest otherwise.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9


SERIES EIGHT

(2001-2002)
2 episodes
Series Score: 15
Episode Average: 7.5
Perfect 10's: 0
S8E1

EVIL UNDER THE SUN

Originally broadcast: 20 April 2001
Directed by: Brian Farnham
Written by: Anthony Horowitz, Agatha Christie
Poirot goes to stay at an island resort after suffering a health scare, a strange atmosphere suggests that something bad is about to happen, and a flirtatious married actress is found strangled on the beach.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S8E2

MURDER IN MESOPOTAMIA

Originally broadcast: 2 June 2002
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Written by: Clive Exton, Agatha Christie
Poirot learns that a local has been strangled when he arrives at a dig site, a woman tells of threatening letters and of seeing a face at the window, and a body is found in a room that no killer could possibly have entered.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7
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SERIES NINE

(2003-2004)
4 episodes
Series Score: 37
Episode Average: 9.25
Perfect 10's: 2
S9E1

FIVE LITTLE PIGS

Originally broadcast: 14 December 2003
Directed by: Paul Unwin
Written by: Kevin Elyot, Agatha Christie
Poirot is asked to reinvestigate a case from fourteen years ago, a woman wants the truth about a crime for which her mother was hanged, and questions are asked of those present when her father was poisoned.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S9E2

SAD CYPRESS

Originally broadcast: 26 December 2003
Directed by: David Moore
Written by: David Pirie, Agatha Christie
A woman is warned that she's about to be cheated out of an inheritance, her aunt dies of a stroke after announcing plans to change her will, and resentment grows when the intended beneficiary steals her fiancé.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S9E3

DEATH ON THE NILE

Originally broadcast: 12 April 2004
Directed by: Andy Wilson
Written by: Kevin Elyot, Agatha Christie
A newly married couple find their honeymoon ruined by a jealous ex, an attempt to give her the slip fails when she turns up on a river cruise, and Poirot investigates when the couple are both shot during the same night.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S9E4

THE HOLLOW

Originally broadcast: 26 April 2004
Directed by: Simon Langton
Written by: Nick Dear, Agatha Christie
Poirot is invited to dinner at a mansion while staying in the country, an unfaithful husband is shocked when his former fiancée appears, and his wife is found standing over him with a gun in what appears to be a game.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9
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SERIES TEN

(2006)
4 episodes
Series Score: 25
Episode Average: 6.25
Perfect 10's: 0
S10E1

THE MYSTERY OF THE BLUE TRAIN

Originally broadcast: 1 January 2006
Directed by: Hettie Macdonald
Written by: Guy Andrews, Agatha Christie
Poirot falls for the charms of a young heiress while travelling to the French Riviera, a woman is bludgeoned to death on the train to Nice, and the valuable Heart of Fire ruby is found to be missing from her safe.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S10E2

CARDS ON THE TABLE

Originally broadcast: 19 March 2006
Directed by: Sarah Harding
Written by: Nick Dear, Agatha Christie
Poirot is one of eight people invited to dinner by a charismatic collector, the host is found stabbed to death while his guests are playing bridge, and it is quickly deduced that the victim knowingly welcomed his killer.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S10E3

AFTER THE FUNERAL

Originally broadcast: 26 March 2006
Directed by: Maurice Phillips
Written by: Philomena McDonagh, Agatha Christie
A family are shocked when an expected heir receives nothing in a will, an eccentric relation is found murdered after making sinister claims, and the family solicitor asks Poirot to investigate the death of his client.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S10E4

TAKEN AT THE FLOOD

Originally broadcast: 2 April 2006
Directed by: Andy Wilson
Written by: Guy Andrews, Agatha Christie
A woman inherits her husband's fortune when he dies in an explosion, Poirot is asked to investigate the idea that the marriage was bigamous, and a blackmailer is found dead after threatening to expose the truth.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4
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SERIES ELEVEN

(2008-2009)
4 episodes
Series Score: 35
Episode Average: 8.75
Perfect 10's: 1
S11E1

MRS. McGINTY'S DEAD

Originally broadcast: 14 September 2008
Directed by: Ashley Pearce
Written by: Nick Dear, Agatha Christie
A friend asks for help when he has doubts about a murder conviction, a newspaper runs a story about two women involved with past murders, and Poirot struggles to hide his delight when somebody tries to kill him.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S11E2

CAT AMONG THE PIGEONS

Originally broadcast: 21 September 2008
Directed by: James Kent
Written by: Mark Gatiss, Agatha Christie
Poirot's asked to stay on after presenting a prize at a girls' school, a cruel gym mistress is found dead with a javelin plunged into her chest, and a princess is kidnapped after claiming that she was the intended target.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S11E3

THIRD GIRL

Originally broadcast: 28 September 2008
Directed by: Dan Reed
Written by: Peter Flannery, Agatha Christie
A young woman asks for help when she thinks she's murdered someone, suicide is suspected when her neighbour is found with slashed wrists, , and Poirot learns of a death that occured in very similar circumstances.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9

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S11E4

APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH

Originally broadcast: 25 December 2009
Directed by: Ashley Pearce
Written by: Guy Andrews, Agatha Christie
A large group of people are invited to visit an archaeological dig in Syria, the cruel wife of the man heading the project openly abuses her family, and Poirot investigates when the woman is found stabbed to death.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8
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SERIES TWELVE

(2010-2011)
4 episodes
Series Score: 25
Episode Average: 6.25
Perfect 10's: 1
S12E1

THREE ACT TRAGEDY

Originally broadcast: 3 January 2010
Directed by: Ashley Pearce
Written by: Nick Dear, Agatha Christie
The death of a clergyman at a party is attributed to natural causes, a fellow guest dies in almost identical circumstances a month later, and the disappearance of a blackmailer makes him the prime suspect.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S12E2

HALLOWE'EN PARTY

Originally broadcast: 27 October 2010
Directed by: Charlie Palmer
Written by: Mark Gatiss, Agatha Christie
A girl is found drowned after announcing that she once saw a murder, Poirot wonders whether there is some truth to the victim's claim, and the village gossip provides information about three deaths in the area.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S12E3

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Originally broadcast: 25 December 2010
Directed by: Philip Martin
Written by: Stewart Harcourt, Agatha Christie
A troubled Poirot is found a place on the Orient Express in Istanbul, the train is forced to stop when it encounters a snowdrift on the line, and a rude passenger is found brutally murdered after requesting protection.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 6

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S12E4

THE CLOCKS

Originally broadcast: 26 December 2011
Directed by: Charlie Palmer
Written by: Stewart Harcourt, Agatha Christie
An MI6 officer happens upon a fleeing woman while investigating a case, the agency typist reports finding a body in the home of a blind client, and one of four clocks displaying the wrong time disappears from the scene.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7
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SERIES THIRTEEN

(2013)
5 episodes
Series Score: 42
Episode Average: 8.40
Perfect 10's: 1
S13E1

ELEPHANTS CAN REMEMBER

Originally broadcast: 9 June 2013
Directed by: John Strickland
Written by: Nick Dear, Agatha Christie
Ariadne is asked to look into the deaths of her goddaughter's parents, Poirot is unable to help due to a case involving a drowned psychiatrist, and the crime writer sets off to do some detective work of her own.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9

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S13E2

THE BIG FOUR

Originally broadcast: 23 October 2013
Directed by: Peter Lydon
Written by: Mark Gatiss, Ian Hallard, Agatha Christie
A Grandmaster dies suddenly while playing chess at a Peace Party event, a journalist offers to share his information about a secret organisation, and a murder victim provides clues about the identities of the Big Four.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S13E3

DEAD MAN'S FOLLY

Originally broadcast: 30 October 2013
Directed by: Tom Vaughan
Written by: Nick Dear, Agatha Christie
A worried Ariadne Oliver asks Poirot to visit her at a country estate, the owner's young wife disappears after receiving a letter from her cousin, and a girl guide due to pose as a victim in a murder game is found dead.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

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S13E4

THE LABOURS OF HERCULES

Originally broadcast: 6 November 2013
Directed by: Andy Wilson
Written by: Guy Andrews, Agatha Christie
Poirot is left devastated when a girl used to trap an art thief is murdered, a promise to help a heartbroken chauffeur leads to the Swiss Alps, and an avalanche strands a number of hotel guests during a police operation.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S13E5

CURTAIN: POIROT'S LAST CASE

Originally broadcast: 13 November 2013
Directed by: Hettie Macdonald
Written by: Kevin Elyot, Agatha Christie
An ailing Poirot invites an old friend to join him at Styles Guest House, Hastings is asked to be his eyes and ears to prevent a murder, and the poisoning of a doctor's wife leads to something of a moral dilemma.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10
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Characters


HERCULE
POIROT

Played by David Suchet
(70 episodes)
in... Murder on the Links (1996)

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CAPTAIN ARTHUR
HASTINGS

Played by Hugh Fraser
(43 episodes)
in... The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim (1990)
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CHIEF INSPECTOR
JAMES JAPP

Played by Philip Jackson
(40 episodes)
in... The Adventure of the Cheap Flat (1990)

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MISS FELICITY
LEMON

Played by Pauline Moran
(32 episodes)
in... The Incredible Theft (1989)

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GEORGE

Played by David Yelland
(7 episodes)
in... Third Girl (2008)

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ARIADNE OLIVER

Played by Zoë Wanamaker
(6 episodes)
in... Mrs. McGinty's Dead (2008)

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SERIES SCORES

Series 1: 5.80
Series 2: 6.60
Series 3: 6.60
Series 4: 8.00
Series 5: 7.13
Series 6: 9.25
Series 7: 6.50
Series 8: 7.50
Series 9: 9.25
Series 10: 6.25
Series 11: 8.75
Series 12: 6.25
Series 13: 8.40

FAVOURITE EPISODES

HOLY GODIVA
1. Five Little Pigs
(Series 9, Episode 1 - 2003)

2. Curtain: Poirot's Last Case
(Series 13, Episode 5 - 2013)

3. The ABC Murders
(Series 4, Episode 1 - 1992)

4. Hickory Dickory Dock
(Series 6, Episode 2 - 1995)

5. Death on the Nile
(Series 9, Episode 3 - 2004)

6. Murder on the Links
(Series 6, Episode 3 - 1996)

7. The Chocolate Box
(Series 5, Episode 6 - 1993)

8. Dumb Witness
(Series 6, Episode 4 - 1996)

9. The Hollow
(Series 9, Episode 4 - 2004)

10. The Mysterious Affair at Styles
(Special - 1990)
ONION JACK
1. Five Little Pigs
(Series 9, Episode 1 - 2003)

2. The ABC Murders
(Series 4, Episode 1 - 1992)

3. Curtain: Poirot's Last Case
(Series 13, Episode 5 - 2013)

4. Wasps' Nest
(Series 3, Episode 4 - 1991)

5. Death on the Nile
(Series 9, Episode 3 - 2004)

6. Murder on the Links
(Series 6, Episode 3 - 1996)

7. Peril at End House: Part 2
(Series 2, Episode 2 - 1990)

8. The Chocolate Box
(Series 5, Episode 6 - 1993)

9. Mrs. McGinty's Dead
(Series 11, Episode 1 - 2008)

10. Dead Man's Folly
(Series 13, Episode 3 - 2013)

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