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Television Anthologies: Tales of the Unexpected

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Episode broadcast dates taken from the DVD release, rather than from available online sources.
Years: 1979-1988
Broadcaster: ITV
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Written by: Robin Chapman, Roald Dahl,
Dennis Cannan, Ronald Harwood, Ross Thomas,
John Collier, Henry Slesar, Jack Ritchie,
Bert Salzman, Julian Bond, Stanley Ellin,
W. Somerset Maugham, Tony Wilmot and many others.
Episodes: 112
Episode Average: 6.777
BEST EPISODES:
The Way Up to Heaven (1979), A Harmless Vanity (1982)
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SERIES ONE

(1979)
9 episodes
Series Score: 70
Episode Average: 7.78
Perfect 10's: 2
S1E1

THE MAN FROM THE SOUTH

Originally broadcast: 24 March 1979
Directed by: Michael Tuchner
Written by: Roald Dahl, Kevin Goldstein-Jackson
Carlos
(José Ferrer)
Woman
(Katy Jurado)
Tommy
(Michael Ontkean)
Rawlsden
(Cyril Luckham)
Cathy
(Pamela Stephenson)
A young sailor offers a cigarette and a light to two strangers, a comment about the lighter never failing to light leads to an offer of a bet, and a little finger seems a small price for a chance to win a car.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S1E2

MRS. BIXBY AND THE COLONEL'S COAT

Originally broadcast: 31 March 1979
Directed by: Simon Langton
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Mrs. Bixby
(Julie Harris)
Cyril Bixby
(Michael Hordern)
The Colonel
(Richard Greene)
Mrs. Bixby goes to see her lover under the pretence of visiting a relative, a mink fur coat accompanies a goodbye letter, and an explanation must be found to satisfy her husband.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9

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S1E3

WILLIAM AND MARY

Originally broadcast: 7 April 1979
Directed by: Donald McWhinnie
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Mary Pearl
(Elaine Stritch)
Dr. John Landy
(Marius Goring)
Arthur Baxter
(Richard Hampton)
A widow is read a letter left in her husband's will, a sealed envelope contains an appointment at the hospital, and a neurosurgeon outlines details of a revolutionary experiment.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S1E4

LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER

Originally broadcast: 14 April 1979
Directed by: John Davies
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
Mary Marney
(Susan George)
Detective Sergeant Jack Nolan
(Brian Blessed)
Patrick Marney
(Michael Byrne)
Detective Sergeant Jameson
(Mark Jones)
A pregnant woman reports her policeman husband dead, the conclusion is death by a heavy blunt instrument, and a meal is offered to the attending officers to save it going to waste.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S1E5

THE LANDLADY

Originally broadcast: 21 April 1979
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
The Landlady
(Siobhan McKenna)
Billy Weaver
(Leonard Preston)
Clergyman
(Anthony Dawes)
A young man travels to Bath on the train, a clergyman recommends staying in a bed & breakfast, and names in the guestbook seem very familiar.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S1E6

NECK

Originally broadcast: 28 April 1979
Directed by: Christopher Miles
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
Natalia Turton
(Joan Collins)
Sir Basil Turton
(Michael Aldridge)
Major Haddock
(Peter Bowles)
John Bannister
(Paul Herzberg)
Jelks
(John Gielgud)
An art lover installs a new piece of abstract art in his garden, a male party guest has an unexpected visitor in the middle of the night, and the lady of the house finds herself in a bit of a hole.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S1E7

EDWARD THE CONQUEROR

Originally broadcast: 5 May 1979
Directed by: Rodney Bennett
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Louisa
(Wendy Hiller)
Edward
(Joseph Cotten)
F. Milton Willis
(Phil Brown)
A man tells his wife to get rid of a cat that wanders into their life, piano practice shows a musical difference of opinion, and only Franz Liszt is left standing amongst broken statuettes.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S1E8

A DIP IN THE POOL

Originally broadcast: 12 May 1979
Directed by: Michael Tuchner
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
William Botibol
(Jack Weston)
Sylvia
(Gladys Spencer)
Renshaw
(Don Fellows)
Purser
(Davyd Harries)
Poor conditions persuade a gambler to bet his last $1000 on how far the ship will travel in a day, the storm unexpectedly passes overnight, and a desperate attempt is made to slow the ship down.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S1E9

THE WAY UP TO HEAVEN

Originally broadcast: 19 May 1979
Directed by: Simon Langton
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Mrs. Foster
(Julie Harris)
Mr. Foster
(Ronald Culver)
Walker
(Angus McKay)
Car Driver
(Jeremy Longhurst)
Arthur
(Anthony Bailey)
A woman with an irrational fear of being late has a plane to catch, her husband does everything he can to make her late, and fog causes the flight to be cancelled until the next morning.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10
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SERIES TWO

(1980)
16 episodes
Series Score: 119
Episode Average: 7.43
Perfect 10's: 3
S2E1

ROYAL JELLY

Originally broadcast: 1 March 1980
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
Albert Taylor
(Timothy West)
Mabel Taylor
(Susan George)
A mother is worried about the weight of her baby, her bee-keeper husband has an idea while watching himself on television, and it soon seems that dad knows best.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S2E2

SKIN

Originally broadcast: 8 March 1980
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
Drioli
(Derek Jacobi)
Josie
(Lucy Gutteridge)
Soutine
(Boris Isarov)
Gallery Owner
(Donald Pickering)
Dealer
(Teris Hebrew)
A homeless man recognises a painting in a gallery window, the man recalls a time when he persuaded his artist friend to tattoo his back, and the gallery owner does battle with a dealer to buy the work.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S2E3

GALLOPING FOXLEY

Originally broadcast: 15 March 1980
Directed by: Claude Whatham
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
William Perkins
(John Mills)
The Stranger
(Anthony Steel)
Young William Perkins
(Paul Spurrier)
Young Bruce Foxley
(Jonathan Scott-Taylor)
A man is shocked to see his regular seat taken on a train, a tapping of the cane triggers sudden recognition, and memories of boarding school sadism come flooding back.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S2E4

THE HITCH-HIKER

Originally broadcast: 22 March 1980
Directed by: Alastair Reid
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
Paul Duveen
(Rod Taylor)
Michael Fish
(Cyril Cusack)
Police Officer
(John Forgeham)
A writer picks up a hitch-hiker heading for Epsom, a bet sees the car pulled over by the police, and an attempt to guess the man's occupation proves frustrating.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S2E5

POISON

Originally broadcast: 29 March 1980
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
Harry Pope
(Andrew Ray)
'Timber'
(Anthony Steel)
Sandra
(Judy Geeson)
Doctor Kunzru
(Saeed Jaffrey)
A man's shocked to find a dangerous snake on his chest, his friend's companion has no interest in his cries for help, and a doctor isn't sure whether his serum will work.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S2E6

FAT CHANCE

Originally broadcast: 5 April 1980
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: Denis Cannan, Robert Bloch
John Burge
(John Castle)
Frances
(Sheila Gish)
Mary Burge
(Miriam Margolyes)
Dr. Applegate
(Geoffrey Bayldon)
Slimming Club doesn't seem to be working for a compulsive eater, her pharmacist husband wants rid of her so he can be with his mistress, and a favour is called in from a doctor with an addiction.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S2E7

TASTE

Originally broadcast: 12 April 1980
Directed by: Alastiar Read
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Richard Pratt
(Ron Moody)
Mike Schofield
(Anthony Carrick)
Sybil Schofield
(Mercia Glossop)
Louise Schofield
(Debbie Farrington)
Joanna Bligh
(Beth Porter)
Peter Bligh
(William Hootkins)
Mrs. Adams
(Gabrielle Blunt)
An expert claims to be able to tell the origin of any wine from its bouquet, the host of a dinner party is sure he has the wine to beat him, and there's horror around the table at the proposed wager.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

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S2E8

MY LADY LOVE, MY DOVE

Originally broadcast: 19 April 1980
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Pamela Beauchamp
(Elaine Strich)
Arthur Beauchamp
(Shane Rimmer)
Sally
(Lisa Eichhorn)
Henry
(Douglas Lambert)
Two couples plan to spend a weekend playing high-stakes bridge, the wife of the hosting couple persuades her husband to bug the guest bedroom, and an early night leads to talk of punishment.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S2E9

GEORGY PORGY

Originally broadcast: 26 April 1980
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
Clare Duckworth / Julia Roach
(Joan Collins)
Rev. George Duckworth
(John Alderton)
Miss Elphinstone
(Lally Bowers)
Lady Birdwell
(Margaretta Scott)
Miss Unwin
(Ann Beach)
A vicar with a troubled past sees his congregation naked, the local spinsters constantly try to catch his eye, and a new face to the village makes her intentions clear.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 1
TOTAL: 3

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S2E10

DEPART IN PEACE

Originally broadcast: 3 May 1980
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Lionel
(Joseph Cotten)
Gladys
(Gloria Grahame)
Janet
(Maureen O'Brien)
Royden
(John Bennett)
Wilkins
(Peter Cellier)
A woman asks for an opinion on a portrait of her, an art restorer's told that his fiancée finds him boring, and an unconventional artist is hired for a job of a very personal nature.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S2E11

THE UMBRELLA MAN

Originally broadcast: 10 May 1980
Directed by: Claude Whatham
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
The Man
(John Mills)
Arthur
(John Carson)
Andrew
(Michael Gambon)
Wendy
(Jennifer Hilary)
Clerk
(John Rees)
Inpector
(Michael Sheard)
A man books into a guest house with one eye on the weather, two commuters share a crossword clue at the station, and a Good Samaritan is not all he seems.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S2E12

GENESIS & CATASTROPHE

Originally broadcast: 17 May 1980
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Alois
(Helmut Griem)
Klara
(Zhivila Roche)
Frau Lemner
(Hana Maria Pravda)
Doctor
(Alastair Llewellyn)
An Austrian woman goes into labour, her customs officer husband is drunk and reluctant to leave his post, and the midwife and doctor try to ease worries about losing yet another child.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S2E13

MR. BOTIBOL'S FIRST LOVE

Originally broadcast: 24 May 1980
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: Roald Dahl, Kevin Golstein-Jackson
William Botibol
(Jack Weston)
Irene Wrzaszcyzk
(Anna Massey)
Mr. Clements
(Alan Rowe)
Mason
(Paul Bacon)
An unsuccessful man sells his uncle's business, dreams of being a conductor inspire the building of a mock concert hall, and a female customer in a music shop is invited to a performance.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S2E14

BACK FOR CHRISTMAS

Originally broadcast: 31 May 1980
Directed by: Giles Foster
Written by: John Collier, Denis Cannan
James
(Richard Johnson)
Hermione
(Sian Phillips)
Nancy
(Avril Elgar)
Tom
(Artro Morris)
Gavin
(Cyril Luckham)
Samantha
(Lynne Ross)
Exotic plants are handed out after a farewell party, a doctor needs rid of his wife so he can embark on a new relationship, and a lost earring threatens to spoil the whole plan.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9

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S2E15

THE ORDERLY WORLD OF MR. APPLEBY

Originally broadcast: 7 June 1980
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: Stanley Ellin, Robin Chapman
Arthur
(Robert Lang)
Martha
(Elizabeth Spriggs)
Mr. Gainsborough
(Cyril Luckham)
A man with a dark past prepares to open his latest antiques shop, a determined customer is told to come back the following day, and talk of a father-figure leads to a proposal of marriage.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9

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S2E16

MAN AT THE TOP

Originally broadcast: 14 June 1980
Directed by: Claude Whatham
Written by: Edward D. Hoch, Denis Cannan
Hardy
(Peter Firth)
Diane
(Rachel Davies)
Cassie McFarlane
(Estelle)
Barman
(John Rees)
Gambler
(Johnny Shannon)
Motherly Woman
(Betty Hardy)
Maria
(Mimi De Braie)
Schaeffer
(Paul McDowell)
A sailor's left stranded when his ship leaves without him, a robbery goes wrong when the victim ends up dead, and a search begins for the only man who can help clean up the mess.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 8
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SERIES THREE

(1980)
9 episodes
Series Score: 69
Episode Average: 7.67
Perfect 10's: 1
S3E1

THE FLYPAPER

Originally broadcast: 9 August 1980
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Elizabeth Taylor, Robin Chapman
Herbert
(Alfred Burke)
Vera
(Pat Keen)
Sylvia
(Lorna Yabsley)
Mrs. Wilkinson
(Peggy Thorpe-Bates)
Miss Harrison
(Stephanie Cole)
Police search for a missing schoolgirl, a music teacher shows as much interest in a pupil as the pupil does in the subject, and talk of being followed by a strange man is ignored.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S3E2

A PICTURE OF A PLACE

Originally broadcast: 16 August 1980
Directed by: Giles Foster
Written by: Doug Morgan, Denis Cannan
Hazel
(Jessie Matthews)
Merv Pottinger
(Bill Maynard)
Andrew
(Michael Troughton)
Solicitor
(Peter Sallis)
A man calls on a farm looking for items he can buy, a painting offers a chance to make a quick fortune, and a solicitor is asked for advice on a tricky issue.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S3E3

PROOF OF GUILT

Originally broadcast: 23 August 1980
Directed by: Chris Lovett
Written by: Bill Pronzini, Johnny Byrne
Chief Inspector Walters
(Roy Marsden)
George Stamford
(Jeremy Clyde)
Det. Sgt. Jack Sherrard
(Dudley Sutton)
Clarissa Tower
(Elizabeth Richardson)
Alec MacTaggart
(John Gill)
Solicitor
(Geoffrey Lumsden)
A secretary finds her boss shot dead in his office, the police don't seem to have to look far to identify the killer, and the hunt is on to find the murder weapon.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S3E4

VENGEANCE IS MINE INC.

Originally broadcast: 30 August 1980
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Roald Dahl, John Rosenberg
Mrs. Wilbur
(Betsy Blair)
Tom
(Bosco Hogan)
George
(Julian Fellowes)
Doorman
(Stephen Boswell)
A gossip columnist gives two broke friends an idea, a price list of punishments is put together, and business cards are posted to people who might want revenge.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S3E5

A GIRL CAN'T ALWAYS HAVE EVERYTHING

Originally broadcast: 9 November 1980
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Tonita S. Gardner, Julian Bond
Suzy Starr
(Joan Collins)
Pat Lewis
(Pauline Collins)
Herbert Millette
(Brewster Mason)
Patrick
(James Faulkner)
Grande Dame
(Nancy Nevinson)
A struggling actress marries a wealthy older man after a series of expensive gifts, repeated infidelity soon leads to a request for divorce, and a plan's hatched to make sure the money doesn't stop flowing.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S3E6

PARSON'S PLEASURE

Originally broadcast: 30 November 1980
Directed by: John Bruce
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Cyril Boggis
(John Gielgud)
Mr. Rummins
(Bernard Miles)
Mr. Storker
(Lee Montague)
Claude
(Godfrey James)
Bert Rummins
(Harry Jones)
County Lady
(Irlin Hall)
An antiques dealer increases his chance of a bargain by dressing as a vicar, a visit to a farmhouse unearths a treasure, and a bit of smart talk ensures just the right price.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S3E7

THE STINKER

Originally broadcast: 7 December 1980
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Julian Symons, Julian Bond
Jack Cutler
(Joss Ackland)
Harold Tinker / Colonel Tinker
(Denholm Elliott)
Phyl Tinker
(Patricia Quinn)
Blanche Cutler
(Diane Holland)
Meech
(Tim Bentinck)
A man encounters someone who used to bully him at school, an offer of a high paid job is eventually accepted, and an early finish does little to help feelings of inferiority.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S3E8

I'LL BE SEEING YOU

Originally broadcast: 14 December 1980
Directed by: Philip Dudley
Written by: Robert Quigley, Julian Bond
Roland Trent
(Anthony Valentine)
Vivienne Trent
(Hilary Tindall)
Anna Warrack
(Amanda Redman)
Jack & Olive Parsons
(Roger Brierley & Patricia Mort)
Joan Wilcox
(Pauline Letts)
Alan Foss
(Hector Wilcox)
Professor Coburn
(Murray Ewan)
A man in a loveless marriage falls in love with another woman, a request for an easy divorce is denied, and sacrifices have to be made to fund expensive eye surgery.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

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S3E9

THE PARTY

Originally broadcast: 19 December 1980
Directed by: Giles Foster
Written by: Doug Morgan, Chaim Bermant
Henry Knox
(Robert Morley)
Linda Knox
(Joyce Redman)
Mr. Peckham
(Raymond Francis)
Leighton
(Leonard Preston)
Pat
(Amanda Redman)
A manager isn't feeling festive after forty years with Peckham Toys, his long-standing role as party organiser is threatened by a disco, and further investigation reveals the true horror of the situation.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8
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SERIES FOUR

(1981)
17 episodes
Series Score: 110
Episode Average: 6.47
Perfect 10's: 0
S4E1

WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT?

Originally broadcast: 29 March 1981
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Robert Edmond Alter, Julian Bond
Tanner
(Richard Johnson)
Miller
(Nigel Havers)
Israeli Officer
(Christopher Blake)
Two archaeologists discover a beautiful statue in Jordan, the purpose of the find causes disagreement as they head through the rain to Israel, and an unexpected border post causes concern.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S4E2

VICIOUS CIRCLE

Originally broadcast: 5 April 1981
Directed by: Philip Dudley
Written by: Donald Honig, Robin Chapman
Mrs. Grady
(Siobhan McKenna)
Rex Tobin
(Patrick Field)
Police Sergeant
(Forbes Collins)
Police Superintendent
(Graham Weston)
Plain-Clothes Officer
(Kenneth Hadley)
An old woman catches a young burglar trying to break into her home, a getaway ends with a fall down the stairs, and a promise to change his ways doesn't last very long.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S4E3

THE BOY WHO TALKED WITH ANIMALS

Originally broadcast: 19 April 1981
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
Sam Jenner
(Stuart Whitman)
David
(Paul Spurrier)
Father
(David Buck)
Mother
(Vivien Heilbron)
Fisherman
(Oscar James)
Hotel Manager
(John Nettleton)
Berners
(Robert Arden)
Mildred
(Aison Coleridge)
John
(Astley Harvey)
Harry Chester
(William Hootkins)
Police Officer
(Tony Osoba)
Tourists show interest when a turtle is hauled on to the beach by fishermen, a young boy is horrified and demands that it be released, and a report of a strange sighting at sea triggers a large-scale search.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 6

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S4E4

THE BEST OF EVERYTHING

Originally broadcast: 26 April 1981
Directed by: John Bruce
Written by: Stanley Ellin, Denis Cannan
Arthur
(Michael Kitchen)
Charlie Prince
(Jeremy Clyde)
Mr. Horton
(Brewster Mason)
Mrs. Mason
(Rachel Kempson)
Ann
(Judi Bowker)
An office clerk has no idea how to approach his feelings for the boss's daughter, a man locked out of his hotel for non-payment is given a place to stay, and advice and smart clothing soon lead to talk of marriage.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S4E5

A WOMAN'S HELP

Originally broadcast: 3 May 1981
Directed by: Bert Salzman
Written by: Henry Slesar, Bert Salzman
Arnold Bourdon
(Tony Franciosa)
Elizabeth Bourdon
(Shirley Knight-Hopkins)
Miss Grecco
(Deborah Geffner)
Nurse
(Annie McGreevey)
Gardener
(Raymond Thorne)
Woman
(Imogene Bliss)
Doctor
(Ian Martin)
A disabled woman delights in making her husband's life a misery, a nurse is fired for mixing business with pleasure, and three candidates are offered as possible replacements.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S4E6

SHATTERPROOF

Originally broadcast: 10 May 1981
Directed by: John Jacobs
Written by: Jack Ritchie, Pat Hoddinott
Gerry Williams
(Eli Wallach)
Smith
(Anthony Shaw)
Ellen
(Caroline Langrishe)
A man is shocked to find an assassin waiting for him in his apartment, talk of $20,000 gives opportunity to access the safe, and a brandy glass turns the tables on the hitman.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S4E7

THE SOUND MACHINE

Originally broadcast: 17 May 1981
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood
Klausner
(Harry Andrews)
Dr. Scott
(James Warwick)
Mrs. Saunders
(Margery Mason)
A man invents a machine to pick up sounds not usually heard, a neighbour's surprised at the suggestion of shrieking roses, and a doctor's asked to listen to the pain of a tree.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S4E8

NEVER SPEAK ILL OF THE DEAD

Originally broadcast: 24 May 1981
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: John Collier, Robin Chapman
Dr. David Rankin
(Colin Blakeley)
Bob
(Warren Clarke)
Sim
(Keith Drinkel)
Irene Rankin
(Cheryl Hall)
Police Sergeant
(Brian Osborne)
A doctor tries to ignore distractions as he completes a job in his cellar, two friends investigate and make accusations about his wife, and the police are called to help put the matter to rest.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S4E9

THE BEST POLICY

Originally broadcast: 31 May 1981
Directed by: Ray Danton
Written by: Ferenc Molnár, David Scott Milton
Harry Flock
(Gary Burghoff)
Daisy Flock
(Deborah Harmon)
Philbert
(Logan Ramsey)
Bailout
(Edward Grover)
Wheatley
(Robert Casper)
Simpson
(William Boyett)
An acting bank manager is investigated for embezzlement, compliments are made about the quality of the bookkeeping, and a second anonymous letter leads to further investigation.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S4E10

THE LAST BOTTLE IN THE WORLD

Originally broadcast: 7 June 1981
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: Stanley Ellin, Denis Cannan
Kyros Kassoulas
(Anthony Quayle)
Charles Drummond
(Nigel Hawthorne)
Max de Merchal
(Gary Bond)
Sophie Kassoulas
(Lynette Davies)
Only one bottle of possibly the finest vintage is thought to exist, a millionaire offers to buy it for £10,000 as an anniversary present for his wife, and guests wait in anticipation to see whether the wine is still alive.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S4E11

KINDLY DIG YOUR GRAVE

Originally broadcast: 14 June 1981
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Stanley Ellin, Robin Chapman
Madame Lagrue
(Micheline Presle)
Fatima
(Celia Gregory)
Graham MacKenzie
(Robert H. Thomson)
Henri
(Gerard Lartigau)
Edward & Martha
(Alan Gifford & Helen Horton)
A gallery owner exploits struggling artists, a relationship between an artist and a model sees the law being laid down about subject matter, and the latest offering demands a very high price.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S4E12

COMPLETELY FOOLPROOF

Originally broadcast: 21 June 1981
Directed by: John Jacobs
Written by: Robert Arthur, Ronald Harwood
Joe Brisson
(Telly Savalas)
Lisa Brisson
(Rita Gam)
Anna Kleiber
(Belinda Mayne)
Howard Duncombe
(Ramsay Williams)
Miss Graham
(Linda Liles)
Mr. Harrington
(Douglas Lambert)
A wife wants a divorce from her tycoon husband, incriminating letters give her the power to demand half of his business, and a proposition is put to a disgruntled employee.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S4E13

THERE'S ONE BORN EVERY MINUTE

Originally broadcast: 9 July 1981
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Bill Pronzini, Chaim Bermant
Arthur Pearson
(Frank Finlay)
Margaret Pearson
(Heather Sears)
Edward
(Andrew Burt)
Joy
(Jo Rowbottom)
Man at Railway Station
(Peter Copley)
Mr. Grimshaw
(Kevin Brennan)
Commissionaire
(Deryck Guyler)
Detective Sergeant
(Allan Mitchell)
A couple receive a healthy inheritance when a relative dies, the wife persuades her husband that a property deal is too good to miss, and a journey to retrieve a gold pen sets the alarm bells ringing.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S4E14

BOSOM FRIENDS

Originally broadcast: 12 July 1981
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Dana Lyon, Robin Chapman
Nell Bridges
(Rachel Kempson)
Emma Adkins
(Joan Greenwood)
Mr. Deacon
(Nat Jackley)
Mr. Brown
(Aaron Shirley)
A woman has a proposition for an old friend, a visit comes with more baggage than expected, and frustration builds after weeks of unpaid rent and intolerable behaviour.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S4E15

A GLOWING FUTURE

Originally broadcast: 19 July 1981
Directed by: John Peyser
Written by: Ruth Rendell, Ross Thomas
Betsy
(Joanne Pettet)
Jack
(John Beck)
Removal Man
(Bill LaVoie)
A man clears his belongings as he plans a new life in Australia, his ex-girlfriend leaves a note for his new wife-to-be, and last ditch efforts to save the relationship end in failure.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S4E16

THE WAY TO DO IT

Originally broadcast: 26 July 1981
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Jack Ritchie, Denis Cannan
Roger Carson
(Andrew Ray)
Aunt May
(Elizabeth Spriggs)
Suzie
(Elaine Page)
Vasco
(Martin Benson)
Mr. Ford
(Forbes Collins)
A man finds his life shaped by the demands of his possessive old aunt, things improve when he meets a woman while playing roulette, and a change of fortune leaves him owing the casino £20,000.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S4E17

HIJACK

Originally broadcast: 26 December 1981
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Written by: Robert L. Fish, Denis Cannan
Captain Waterhouse
(Denis Quilley)
Co-pilot
(Simon Cadell)
Steward
(Seán Barrett)
Milly
(Suzanne Danielle)
A plane filled with surgeons is hijacked, a stewardess relays demands while being held hostage in the crew toilet, and money and parachutes are picked up in Manchester.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8
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SERIES FIVE

(1982-1983)
18 episodes
Series Score: 114
Episode Average: 6.33
Perfect 10's: 1
S5E1

BLUE MARIGOLD

Originally broadcast: 25 April 1982
Directed by: Giles Foster
Written by: Aileen Wheeler, Robin Chapman
Marigold
(Toyah Willcox)
Paul Foster
(Ralph Bates)
Sophie Trent
(Sharon Duce)
Beryl
(Helen Fraser)
Bryan Sabotier
(Billy Hamon)
Psychiatrist
(Edward Jewesbury)
Director of Commercial
(Paul Seed)
Car Dealer
(Stephen Brint)
An actress's life falls apart when she's replaced as 'The Blue Marigold Girl', attempted suicide leads to a long spell in psychiatric care, and news that her ex-lover's wife has been killed brings the old spark back.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S5E2

THE EAVESDROPPER

Originally broadcast: 2 May 1982
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: Ruth Wissman, Robin Chapman
Moira
(Dorothy Tutin)
Don
(Michael Craig)
Louise
(Sheila Ruskin)
Kaye
(Bernice Stegers)
A woman struggles to replace a lost watch bought by her husband, an overheard conversation raises suspicions about infidelity, and a series of coincidences are followed by unquestionable proof.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S5E3

OPERATION SAFECRACK

Originally broadcast: 9 May 1982
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Henry Slesar, Robin Chapman
Sam Morrissey
(John Mills)
Jack Harrison
(David Healy)
Jenny Morrissey
(June Ritchie)
Henry Bliss
(Edward Burnham)
Winford Stark
(David Hanson)
Billy Thompson
(Jason Norman)
A retired safe-cracker is challenged to break into a new safe live on television, the offer of a £25,000 prize breaks down any initial reluctance, and all looks to be against him as the clock ticks down to zero.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E4

RUN, RABBIT, RUN

Originally broadcast: 16 May 1982
Directed by: John Jacobs
Written by: John Bakkenhoven, Denis Cannan
Nathalie Vareille
(Leslie Caron)
Jacques Vareille
(Constantin de Goguel)
Robert Simpson
(James Aubrey)
An ex-soldier returns to his lodging house in France ten years since liberation, research for a book leads to questions about Resistance activities, and the former landlady tells the tale of her husband's demise.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S5E5

STRANGER IN TOWN

Originally broadcast: 23 May 1982
Directed by: Wendy Toye
Written by: Sidney Carroll
The Stranger
(Derek Jacobi)
Latham
(Clive Swift)
Hotel Receptionist
(Robbie MacNab)
Secretary
(Jean Kitson)
An eccentric stranger catches the eyes of the locals when he arrives in town, curiosity turns to amusement as he entertains with magic tricks, and the tenth days brings the biggest trick of all.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E6

THE MOLES

Originally broadcast: 6 June 1982
Directed by: John Jacobs
Written by: J.J. Maling, Chaim Bermant
Edward
(Fulton McKay)
Meakins
(Bill Owen)
George
(Harry H. Corbett)
Heeny
(Joe Gladwin)
Thelma
(Avril Elgar)
Two struggling businessmen come up with a plan to rob a bank, a safe-cracker's persuaded to come out of retirement, and a weekend in a closed antiques shop provides the means of entry.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S5E7

DECOY

Originally broadcast: 21 August 1982
Directed by: John Jacobs
Written by: Victor Edwards, Robin Chapman
W.P.C. Mary Bryan
(Susan Penhaligon)
Timothy Burton
(Tim Woodward)
Chief Inspector McLintock
(Frank Wylie)
Detective Sergeant Harvey
(Ian Redford)
Detective Sergeant Talbot
(Tom Cotcher)
Mike
(Paul Antrim)
Evidence points to the same killer when a second body is found in a park, the police identify a potential suspect who frequents the area, and an attractive WPC goes undercover to get his attention.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S5E8

PATTERN OF GUILT

Originally broadcast: 5 September 1982
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Written by: Helen Nielsen, Robin Chapman
Keith
(Peter Egan)
Faye
(Jennie Linden)
Det. Sgt. Jim Gordon
(Bernard Kay)
Elaine
(Suzanne Danielle)
Old Man
(Harry Webster)
Plain Clothes Policeman
(Andrew Hilton)
The police set up a decoy in an effort to catch a serial killer, the police doctor wants to remarry his ex-wife to stop her moving away, and his current wife plans to make life as difficult as possible.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E9

A HARMLESS VANITY

Originally broadcast: 12 September 1982
Directed by: Giles Foster
Written by: Theda O'Henle, Jeremy Paul
Mary Hitchman
(Sheila Gish)
George Hitchman
(Keith Barron)
Liz Ferguson
(Carol MacReady)
Dave Ferguson
(Colin Farrell)
Carol
(Phoebe Nicholls)
Frogman
(Chas Bryer)
A woman is told by her friend that her husband is cheating on her, arrangements are made to meet the other woman at the beach, and the wife has a makeover in an effort to outshine her much younger rival.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S5E10

DEATH CAN ADD

Originally broadcast: 19 September 1982
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Philip Ketchum, Johnny Byrne
Alan Corwin
(Ian Holm)
Oliver Platt
(Michael N. Harbour)
Sir Alex Bullen
(Roland Culver)
Leila
(Jan Francis)
James Hamilton
(Geoffrey Chater)
Thomas Keyes
(Frank Gatliff)
A man resigns after being refused a slice of the company profits, new employers are keen on an idea for investments abroad, and the presence of an auditor poses a threat to the scheme.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S5E11

LIGHT FINGERS

Originally broadcast: 17 October 1982
Directed by: John Peyser
Written by: Henry Slesar, Ross Thomas
Ralph Stackpole
(Tom Bosley)
Joan Stackpole
(Janet Leigh)
Semple
(Kenneth Tigar)
Cotter
(Frank Sinatra, Jr.)
Joe
(Howard Dayton)
Gladys Miton
(Penelope Gillette)
A factory owner is sick of his merchandise being stolen by a member of staff, his secretary advises against sacking the prime suspect a third time, and a private detective comes up with a plan to catch the culprit.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S5E12

DEATH IN THE MORNING

Originally broadcast: 31 October 1982
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: Zia Kruger, John Gorrie
Karen Masterson
(Cherie Lunghi)
Sir Ian Masterson
(Moray Watson)
Linda Larch
(Carol Drinkwater)
Duncan Larch
(Alan Rowe)
Mrs. Pardoe
(Hilary Mason)
Paul Masterson
(Richard Austin)
A newly married woman struggles to settle into her married home, the arrival of her stepson from university takes her by surprise, and a neighbour talks of witchcraft after a near fatal car crash.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S5E13

WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN UP TO LATELY?

Originally broadcast: 14 November 1982
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Written by: George Baxt, Denis Cannan
Richard Mellor
(Peter Barkworth)
Fergus Locke
(Benjamin Whitrow)
Melissa Mellor
(Maggie Fitzgibbon)
Audrey Locke
(June Watson)
Actress
(Fanny Rowe)
Cathleen
(Angela Harding)
An alcoholic former actor argues with his wife about unpaid bills, a complaining neighbour wakes to see blood dripping from her ceiling, and a chance meeting threatens to open up old wounds.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E14

THE ABSENCE OF EMILY

Originally broadcast: 21 November 1982
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Jack Ritchie, Denis Cannan
Bob
(Anthony Valentine)
Norma
(Frances Tomelty)
Emily
(Susan Tracy)
Jean
(Patsy Byrne)
Ruth
(Diana King)
Goff
(Derek Anders)
Crisp
(William Moore)
Landlord
(Patrick McAlinney)
A woman allows her sister and her layabout husband to live rent-free on her land, questions are asked when the sister disappears for three weeks, and a clothes donation raises suspicions further.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S5E15

IN THE BAG

Originally broadcast: 21 November 1982
Directed by: Bert Salzman
Written by: Robert L. Fish, Bert Salzman
Sam
(Edward Albert)
Cara
(Roxanne Hart)
Waiter
(Lou Jacobi)
Cop
(Terry O'Quinn)
Gardnener
(Michael Pappalardo)
A safe-cracker isn't happy about changes in plans for a job, a deal about the contents of the safe offers extra incentive, and the fact that there's a college nearby is enough for the job to be accepted.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 1
TOTAL: 4

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S5E16

A MAN WITH A FORTUNE

Originally broadcast: 5 December 1982
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Written by: Peter Lovesey, Alan Seymour
John Smith
(Shane Rimmer)
Janet
(Cyd Hayman)
Eva
(Elizabeth Richardson)
Vicar
(Donald Eccles)
A wealthy American travels to England to trace his ancestry, a woman finds herself sharing a table with the stranger, and details of the conversation send her flatmate in search of the man.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S5E17

WHO'S GOT THE LADY?

Originally broadcast: 12 December 1982
Directed by: Peter Hammond
Written by: Jack Ritchie, Jeremy Paul
Parnell
(Richard Johnson)
Bernice
(Victoria Tennant)
Pulver
(Robert Beatty)
Arnaud
(Olivier Pierre)
Chief Insp. Nelson
(Michael Forrest)
Heath
(Neil Daglish)
Walter Jameson
(Timothy Carlton)
Louis Kendall
(Peter Howell)
Collingwood
(Laurence Payne)
Security is high when a priceless painting is loaned to a London gallery, a woman buys supplies with the intention of painting a masterpiece, and inspection of the painting after an attempted robbery indicates a switch.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S5E18

THE SKELETON KEY

Originally broadcast: 2 January 1983
Directed by: Alan Gibson
Written by: Graham Sutton, Ray Russell
Max
(John Duttine)
Andy
(Peter Machin)
Mr. Stewart
(Peter Jeffrey)
Emma
(Julie Dawn Cole)
Dr. Hartley
(Tony Osoba)
A radiologist learns that his girlfriend plans to be with another man, medical attention is needed after a sudden attack of abdominal pain, and an x-ray shows a vintage watch key lodged in the stomach.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5
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SERIES SIX

(1983)
14 episodes
Series Score: 83
Episode Average: 5.93
Perfect 10's: 1
S6E1

A PASSING OPPORTUNITY

Originally broadcast: 9 April 1983
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Donald Honig, Alan Seymour
Frank Jesmond
(Bryan Marshall)
Laughlin
(George Sewell)
Peter Madison
(Charles Keating)
Eleanor Jesmond
(Janette Legge)
Timmy
(Paul Davies-Prowles)
Showroom Manager
(Mark Lewis)
A hitman is hired to kill a successful businessman back from the US, money problems and a promise of a big pay day ease worries about the method, and bitterness about differing fortunes helps things along.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S6E2

THE MEMORY MAN

Originally broadcast: 16 April 1983
Directed by: Peter Duffell
Written by: Henry Slesar, Denis Cannan
Colin Mearns
(Colin Blakely)
Charlie Krebs
(Bernard Cribbins)
Mary
(Judy Geeson)
Tobacconist
(John Biggerstaff)
Police Inspector
(John Judd)
A man who helps people remember things struggles to make a living, his girlfriend decides to move on when she's offered a job four hundred miles away, and a client asking for help is recognised as a safe-breaker.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S6E3

A SAD LOSS

Originally broadcast: 23 April 1983
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: Patrica Moyes, James Andrew Hall
Claire Hawksworth
(Hayley Mills)
Dave Brigham
(Stuart Wilson)
Alicia Hawksworth
(Lally Bowers)
Maggie Patton
(Phyllida Law)
Mrs. Bradley
(Elizabeth Bradley)
The owners of a Caribbean hotel struggle to make their business work, the birth of a new heir threatens the inheritance needed to stay afloat, and plans are put in place to stop a letter making it back to England.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S6E4

CLERICAL ERROR

Originally broadcast: 30 April 1983
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: James Gould Cozzens, Richard Huggett, Peter Ransley
Mrs. Standing
(Evelyn Laye)
Michael Carey
(Richard Pearson)
Paul Standing
(Hugh Fraser)
Ronnie Carey
(David Webb)
A man receives a bill from a book-dealer in the name of his recently deceased father, further investigation turns up orders for some rather explicit material, and a meeting's arranged to keep the matter private.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S6E5

HEIR PRESUMPTUOUS

Originally broadcast: 7 May 1983
Directed by: Philip Leacock
Written by: C.B. Gilford, Ross Thomas
Twins
(David Cassidy)
Sheriff Milt Singleton
(Darren McGavin)
Sally Fenton
(Tara Buckman)
Deputy Eddie Ream
(Royce D. Applegate)
Mary Deacon
(Ann Doran)
George Devon
(Robert Snively)
A rich man is stabbed in the back after refusing to lend money, the housekeeper sees one of his twin nephews flee the scene of the crime, and the police have to work out which it is when both use the same alibi.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S6E6

WHERE'S YOUR SENSE OF HUMOUR?

Originally broadcast: 14 May 1983
Directed by: Leonard Lewis
Written by: Patricia McGerr, Peter Ransley
Laura Parker
(Sheila Gish)
Frank Parker
(Tom Chadron)
Julie Forester
(Penelope Nice)
George Forester
(Philip Jackson)
Carol
(Penelope Fischer)
A practical joker is warned that he'll go too far one day, a sabotaged chair catches out the wrong person, and two business dinner pranks do little to improve the atmosphere.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S6E7

DOWN AMONG THE SHELTERING PALMS

Originally broadcast: 21 May 1983
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: John Gorrie
Gerry T. Armstrong
(Van Johnson)
Sid
(Geoffrey Bayldon)
Marge
(Margaret Courtenay)
Lena
(Anne Carroll)
Bill
(Christopher Fulford)
Carol
(Vanessa Paine)
An American soldier revisits a dance hall where he fell in love forty years earlier, opportunities come up to reminisce about the good old days, and an out-of-place couple catch his attention.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 1
TOTAL: 3

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S6E8

THE VORPAL BLADE

Originally broadcast: 28 May 1983
Directed by: John Jacobs
Written by: Edward D. Hoch, Robin Chapman
Von Baden
(Peter Cushing)
Cassan
(Anthony Higgins)
Winterluck
(John Bailey)
Macker
(Andrew Bicknall)
Von Baden as a Student
(Matthew Francis)
Eva
(Kirstie Pooley)
Josef
(Barrie Jaimeson)
A young man is ordered to defend the honour of a bully in a duel, a last minute change of plan spares the reluctant swordsman, and a brutal grudge match comes to a tragic conclusion.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S6E9

THE WRONG 'UN

Originally broadcast: 11 June 1983
Directed by: Leonard Lewis
Written by: Michael Brett, Paul Ableman
Cranmer Oakes
(Andrew Ray)
Molly
(Lucy Gutteridge)
Helmut Weinrich
(Constantine Gregory)
Mrs. Carson
(Elspeth March)
Jimmy
(Daragh O'Malley)
Businessman
(Graham Weston)
Assistant Manager
(Richard Foxton)
Receptionist
(Alpana Sengupta)
Maid
(Carrie Lee-Baker)
A German businessman closes a deal to open a factory in England, an unaccompanied woman makes a friend after being refused service in the bar, and a friendly warning from the house detective is ignored.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S6E10

THE LUNCHEON

Originally broadcast: 19 June 1983
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Jeffrey Archer, Gerald Savory
Susan Mandeville
(Gayle Hunnicutt)
Tony Medway
(Bosco Hogan)
Rinaldo
(Stephen Greif)
Louise Medway
(Hazel McBride)
Carlo
(Mark Lewis)
Peter Blundell
(Burnell Tucker)
Melanie Litmayer
(Jacqueline Hill)
A first-time author is invited out to lunch at a posh restaurant, the opportunity of a financial lifeline means that sacrifices have to be made, and meagre funds struggle to keep up with expensive tastes.
HOLY GODIVA 1 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 3

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S6E11

THE TRIBUTE

Originally broadcast: 25 June 1983
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Jane Gardam, Alan Seymour
Mabel Ince
(Phyllis Calvert)
Fanny Soane
(Anna Neagle)
Lady Eleanor Benson
(Sheila Burrell)
Polly Knox
(Eleanor Bron)
Head Waiter
(Brian Tipping)
Three ladies are invited out to lunch by the niece of a former employee, the appearance of one of them sees the party tucked away in a corner of the restaurant, and a late arrival isn't all she appears to be.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S6E12

YOUTH FROM VIENNA

Originally broadcast: 2 July 1983
Directed by: Norman Lloyd
Written by: John Collier, Ross Thomas
Dr. Humphrey Baxter
(Dick Smothers)
Caroline Coates
(Sharon Gless)
Alan Brodie
(James Carroll Jordan)
Dick Archer
(Elliott Reid)
Stella Archer
(Ellen Geer)
Ben Avery
(Phillip Epstein)
Pat Ward
(Heather Locklear)
A scientist travels to Vienna without his girlfriend when she's offered her dream job, return to the US brings news that she's dating a tennis star, and the chance of a lifetime is offered to just one of the lovers.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S6E13

HIT AND RUN

Originally broadcast: 10 July 1983
Directed by: Peter Hammond
Written by: Patricia Moyes, Robin Chapman
Dr. Roger Ashburn
(John Duttine)
Mary Ashburn
(Susan Penhaligon)
Dr. Steve Hutchins
(Ray Lonnen)
Carol Hutchins
(Brenda Blethyn)
Joan Hunter
(Phyllida Nash)
Sister
(Cherry Morris)
Inspector
(Anthony Carrick)
A doctor is left devastated when his wife makes an announcement during a dinner party, an attempt at a fresh start sees a move to a new hospital, and the victim of a road accident arrives in an ambulance.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S6E14

TURN OF THE TIDE

Originally broadcast: 3 September 1983
Directed by: Ray Danton
Written by: C.S. Forester, Ross Thomas
Slade
(Richard Basehart)
Martha Parker
(Gretchen Corbett)
John Spalding
(Nicholas Hormann)
Fred
(Harry Northup)
A criminal attorney is interviewed about a serial killer, a request for more time to sort out a business deal is turned down, and a man looking for directions makes a nuisance of himself.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 1
TOTAL: 3
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SERIES SEVEN

(1984)
14 episodes
Series Score: 82
Episode Average: 5.86
Perfect 10's: 0
S7E1

THE DIRTY DETAIL

Originally broadcast: 12 May 1984
Directed by: Leo Penn
Written by: Henry Slesar, David Scott Milton
Fred Pearson
(Kevin Dobson)
Sgt. Guedo
(George Peppard)
Pearson's Wife
(Jenny O'Hara)
Bartender
(Ted Gehring)
Detective
(Vincent Howard)
A man recognises a show-off in a bar from his time in Vietnam, his wife worries that the encounter will reopen old wounds, and a desire to pay off a long overdue $100 debt gets the two men chatting.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S7E2

THE BEST CHESS PLAYER IN THE WORLD

Originally broadcast: 19 May 1984
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Julia Symons, Peter Ransley
G.B. Shaw
(Michael Jayston)
Jerry Wilde
(Andrew Ray)
Paula Shaw
(Lynette Davies)
Frank Miller
(Clifford Parish)
White
(Mark Jax)
Peter Simpson
(Christopher Reich)
A chess player tries to prove to his opponent just how clever he is, talk turns to the discovery that his wife was having an affair, and how a plan to kill her hit a snag when she was found alive and well.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S7E3

PROXY

Originally broadcast: 26 May 1984
Directed by: Bert Salzman
Written by: Talmage Powell, Bert Salzman
Sutton
(Patrick O'Neal)
William
(Tom Smothers)
Sara
(Lois Smith)
Mrs. Sutton
(Barbara Bolton)
Maria
(Joanna Lara)
Judge
(Malachy McCourt)
Grenich
(Larry Keith)
A media tycoon is blackmailed by a woman he once had affair with, the discovery of her body puts him and two other victims in the frame, and his chauffeur comes up with an idea to make the problem go away.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9

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S7E4

HAVE A NICE DEATH

Originally broadcast: 2 June 1984
Directed by: William Slater
Written by: Antonia Fraser, Wolf Mankowitz
Sam Luke
(Simon Cadell)
Clodagh Jansen
(Kate Harper)
Joannie
(Susannah Fellows)
Bellhop
(Ian Tyler)
Bob
(Bill Bailey)
Zara Luke
(Sue Vanner)
TV Interviewer
(Barbara Rosenblat)
An English author dismisses claims that his latest book is sexist, a series of threatening telephone calls are made to his New York hotel room, and an exploding package is proof enough that it's only a matter of time.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S7E5

NUMBER EIGHT

Originally broadcast: 9 June 1984
Directed by: Leo Penn
Written by: Jack Ritchie, Ross Thomas
Hitch-hiker
(Brad Dourif)
Driver
(Dennis Christopher)
Ann
(Kathleen Doyle)
Waitress
(Miriam Byrd Nethery)
Marie
(Julie Burton)
Old Man
(Will Hare)
A driver picks up a hitcher making his way to Los Angeles, the description of a serial killer on the radio matches that of the passenger, and an admission at a stop off makes two women very uncomfortable.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S7E6

THE LAST OF THE MIDNIGHT GARDENERS

Originally broadcast: 16 June 1984
Directed by: Peter Hammond
Written by: Tony Wilmot, Gerald Savory
Jane
(Jane Asher)
Walter
(Patrick Mower)
Edna
(Celia Gregory)
Dr. Mellish
(Jim Norton)
Inspector
(Forbes Collins)
A magazine editor finds his mistress invited to his wife's dinner party, a competition for foolproof murder stories attracts poor entries, and a little encouragement sees the editor enter a story of his own.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S7E7

THE GIFT OF BEAUTY

Originally broadcast: 30 June 1984
Directed by: Bert Salzman
Written by: Joseph Dougherty, Bert Salzman
Elizabeth
(Carol Lynley)
Ray
(MacKenzie Allen)
Rebecca
(Randall Edwards)
A woman and her young lover kill her husband so they can be together, insecurities about the age gap lead to measures to make herself look younger, and information about a dream product brings new hope.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S7E8

WET SATURDAY

Originally broadcast: 7 July 1984
Directed by: Norman Lloyd
Written by: John Collier
Princey
(Fritz Weaver)
Mrs. Princey
(Mary Sinclair)
George Princey
(Ed Begley, Jr.)
Jack Lowry
(Charles Hallahan)
Millicent
(Sydney Swire)
A preacher is murdered with a croquest mallet at a ranch, the father of the killer tries to find a way to cover up the crime, and a visitor becomes a problem after overhearing the conversation.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 1
TOTAL: 4

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S7E9

SAUCE FOR THE GOOSE

Originally broadcast: 21 July 1984
Directed by: Bert Salzman
Written by: Patricia Highsmith, Bert Salzman
Olivia
(Gloria Grahame)
Stephen
(Robert Morse)
Gloria
(Lisa Dunsheath)
Loren
(Peter Murphy)
Freezer Man
(George Todisco)
A wealthy man is killed off by his wife and her much younger lover, a third voice during a telephone call leads to suspicions of cheating, and a marriage of convenience turns into a battle of wits.
HOLY GODIVA 1 - ONION JACK 1
TOTAL: 2

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S7E10

BIRD OF PREY

Originally broadcast: 4 August 1984
Directed by: Ray Danton
Written by: John Collier, Ross Thomas
Edna
(Sondra Locke)
Jack
(Frank Converse)
Charlie
(Charles Hallahan)
A couple are disturbed when they hear loud noises in the night, a frequent male visitor to the house arouses suspicions of an affair, and the pet parrot dies after laying an oversized egg.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S7E11

I LIKE IT HERE IN WILMINGTON

Originally broadcast: 11 August 1984
Directed by: John Peyser
Written by: Henry Slesar, David Scott Milton
Marvin Castlemore
(Tom Smothers)
Roberta Elton
(Susan Strasberg)
Harry Elton
(Robert Loggia)
Cissy
(Wendy Austin)
Joe
(Barry Cahill)
A fashion business faces financial ruin when the latest design is a disaster, the owner speaks to his wife about possible ways to keep things afloat, and his partner's life insurance policy is seen as the answer.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S7E12

ACCIDENTAL DEATH

Originally broadcast: 19 August 1984
Directed by: Peter Duffell
Written by: Tony Wilmot, Denis Cannan
Percy Hampton
(Cyril Cusack)
Steve
(Andrew Ray)
Jane
(Lynsey Baxter)
Beryl
(Tammy Ustinov)
Arthur
(John Hug)
Mrs. Milvain
(Jacqueline Hill)
Doctor
(Ian Flintoff)
A couple posing as market researchers look for suitable houses to burgle, a scruffy man in a bar is said to be sitting on a fortune, and a broken bracelet helps reveal the location of his hidden stash.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S7E13

THE RECONCILIATION

Originally broadcast: 16 September 1984
Directed by: John Jacobs
Written by: Nicholas Monsarrat, Roy Russell
James Howgill
(Roger Rees)
Derek Johnstone
(John Castle)
H.A.K. Bates
(Jim Norton)
Caroline Howgill
(Meg Davies)
Sandra Marino
(Annamaria Macchi)
A wife refuses to give her husband a divorce because she still loves him, a lawyer suggests that ending the marriage will be difficult, and a private detective is hired to look for adulterous behaviour.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 9

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S7E14

THE OPEN WINDOW

Originally broadcast: 21 October 1984
Directed by: Christopher Lukas
Written by: Richard Dow, David Trainer
Gregory
(Richard Dow)
Jane
(Valerie Mahaffey)
Vernon
(Richard Marr)
Marjorie
(Dina Merrill)
Stuart
(Michael Galloway)
Stanley
(Michael Conforti)
A young woman introduces a man she met while out walking to her mother, talk of preparing for a ritual leads to questions, and a revelation about a hunting mishap make things a little uncomfortable.
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 1
TOTAL: 3
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SERIES EIGHT

(1985)
5 episodes
Series Score: 39
Episode Average: 7.80
Perfect 10's: 0
S8E1

PEOPLE DON'T DO SUCH THINGS

Originally broadcast: 30 March 1985
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Written by: Ruth Rendell, Ross Thomas
Terence Carter
(Arthur Hill)
Gwen Carter
(Samantha Eggar)
Reeve Baker
(Don Johnson)
Melanie Todd
(Denise Galick)
Sergeant Demmer
(Jay Varela)
An accountant is shocked when one of his wife's favourite authors asks for help, the method of ending a relationship at a dinner party is met with disgust, and talk of a trip to France leads to a surprising discovery.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S8E2

THE MUGGER

Originally broadcast: 7 July 1985
Directed by: Peter Hammond
Written by: Miriam Bienstock, Robin Chapman
Gerald Overton
(Roy Marsden)
Mary Tregallas
(Kate Harper)
Jenny Overton
(Amanda Boxer)
The Man
(Mark Lewis)
Police Officer
(Forbes Collins)
James Overton
(Toby Scopes)
Television Reporter
(Diana Goodman)
Mrs. Cromer
(Evie Garratt)
A new minister lays out his vision for law and order at a dinner party, being introduced to a beautiful woman leads to a tempting offer, and an encounter with a mugger sees him take the law into his own hands.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S8E3

IN THE CARDS

Originally broadcast: 14 July 1985
Directed by: John Peyser
Written by: John Collier, Ross Thomas, A.A. Roberts
Madame Myra
(Susan Strasberg)
Charlie
(Max Gail)
Grace
(Elaine Giftos)
Merrifield
(Kenneth Tigar)
A man fixes a toaster in exchange for a tarot card reading, a prediction of wealth presents an opportunity to the fortune teller, and an unhappy marriage is improved with talk of a healthy inheritance.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S8E4

NOTHIN' SHORT OF HIGHWAY ROBBERY

Originally broadcast: 21 July 1985
Directed by: John Peyser
Written by: Lawrence Block, Luther Murdock
Newt
(Budd Cort)
Marcie
(Jennifer Holmes)
Harry
(Warren Oates)
Ruby
(Bettye Ackerman)
A couple make it to a remote gas station with only fumes left in the tank, warnings about urgent repairs do little to improve the unease about high prices, and doubts build as the repair bill goes out of control.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

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S8E5

SCRIMSHAW

Originally broadcast: 28 July 1985
Directed by: Dezso Magyar
Written by: Brian Garfield, Bernard Eismann
Brenda
(Joan Hackett)
Eric
(Charles Kimbrough)
Sailor
(Buddy Owen)
A.C. Daily
(Beggar)
Desk Clerk
(Harry Richard)
Adair Jameson
(Gallery Lady)
Bartender
(Claude Anagram)
An alcoholic woman haunted by tragedy gives a beggar the last money she has, demands for payment of rent have no chance of being met, and the arrival of an old college friend couldn't come at a better time.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9
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SERIES NINE

(1987-1988)
10 episodes
Series Score: 73
Episode Average: 7.30
Perfect 10's: 1
S9E1

SKELETON IN THE CUPBOARD

Originally broadcast: 18 December 1987
Directed by: Paul Annett
Written by: Tony Wilmot
Robert Smythe
(Charles Dance)
Margaret Smythe
(Zoë Wanamaker)
Jane Fisher
(Francesca Brill)
Henry Traile
(Philip Dunbar)
A young woman's looking for former members of the MG Owners Club, a hit-and-run incident some years earlier puts a local man on edge, and action has to be taken to stop the truth coming out.
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S9E2

THE COLONEL'S LADY

Originally broadcast: 8 January 1988
Directed by: Barry Davis
Written by: W. Somerset Maugham, Denis Cannan
Colonel George Peregrine
(Joss Ackland)
Eve Peregrine
(Pauline Collins)
Daphne
(Carol Leader)
Harry
(Paul Williamson)
Telfer
(Gareth Thomas)
Giles Rowley
(John Horsley)
Basil Dashwood
(Rupert Frazer)
Bookshop Assistant
(Allan Corduner)
Irina Stefanopoulos
(Anna Nicholas)
Clio Stefanopoulos
(Kate-Emma Davies)
Manservant
(Dennis Matsuki)
A man learns that his wife has written a book, suggestions by his mistress that his wife is the author is denied, and concerns about his wife's love life means he must get his hands on a copy.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S9E3

THE SURGEON

Originally broadcast: 15 January 1988
Directed by: Graham Evans
Written by: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman
Robert Sandy
(John Alderton)
Harry Gold
(Thorley Walters)
Betty Sandy
(Alison Fiske)
William Haddock
(Jonathan Coy)
Sister Wyman
(Shirley Cain)
James Wishart
(John Skitt)
Jane Chenies
(Devon Scott)
Crown Prince Zawi
(Raad Rawi)
Det. Insp. Watkins
(Geoffrey Greenhill)
A grateful patient gives his surgeon a diamond for saving his life, a valuation shows the stone to be worth in the region of a million dollars, and a very safe hiding place turns out to be not safe enough.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S9E4

THE VERGER

Originally broadcast: 22 January 1988
Directed by: Rodney Bennett
Written by: W. Somerset Maugham, Denis Cannan
Albert Dobson
(Richard Briers)
Milly Dobson
(Patricia Routledge)
The Vicar
(Andrew Burt)
The Bank Manager
(Rowland Davies)
The Magistrate
(Geoffrey Chater)
Mr. Groober
(Bruce Boa)
The Lawyer
(Bradley Lavelle)
The Health Inspector
(Geoffrey Beevers)
A verger who cannot read or write falls foul of a vicar with modern ideas, an empty shop gives him an idea about bringing back old-fashioned values, and a critical health inspector forces a rethink.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S9E5

THE FACTS OF LIFE

Originally broadcast: 29 January 1988
Directed by: John Gorrie
Written by: W. Somerset Maugham, Noella Smith
Nicholas Lillie
(Benedict Taylor)
Mr. Lovejoy
(Jim Broadbent)
Mr. Rudge
(Ronnie Stevens)
Zoe
(Rosalind Bennett)
James
(Gerald Logan)
Mr. Lillie
(Stephen Hancock)
Mrs. Lillie
(Daphne Neville)
Tony
(James Easton)
Cashier
(James Tapp)
Arthur
(Ronald Markham)
A talented young fencer wins an opportunity to enter a national competition, his parents only allow him to go so he can learn that he isn't good enough, and a trip to a casino proves very lucrative.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S9E6

WINK THREE TIMES

Originally broadcast: 15 April 1988
Directed by: Paul Annett
Written by: John Charters, Paul Ableman
Barbara Colport
(Liza Goddard)
Jeremy Tyler
(Peter Davison)
Holly Peverill
(Caroline Goodall)
Giles Wimbourne
(Andrew Bicknell)
Dominic
(Jeremy Gittens)
Piers
(Robin Lermitte)
Desk Clerk
(Ellis Dale)
Desk Clerk
(Peter Baldwin)
Hall Porter
(Terry Wallis)
Steward
(Mel Hastings)
Barman
(Luke Kelly)
A woman is persuaded to meet a man at a hotel by a friend, a solicitor falls victim to a prank by an old school acquaintance, and an escort finds himself getting up close and personal with the wrong person.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S9E7

THE DEAD DON'T STEAL

Originally broadcast: 22 April 1988
Directed by: John Glenister
Written by: Ella Griffiths, Robin Chapman
Lilian Brett
(Glynis Barber)
Ken Johnson
(Nicholas Hall)
Annie Johnson
(Lois Baxter)
Det. Insp. Gunter
(Albert Welling)
Dexter
(Michael Wisher)
George
(Norman Tyrrell)
Van Driver
(Derek Carpenter)
Det. Sgt. Davies
(Brian Goodfellow)
An air line owner and drug smuggler learns that his mistress has met another man, her body needs disposing of after a moment of rage, and a witness makes an impossible claim about a car thief.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S9E8

THE FINGER OF SUSPICION

Originally broadcast: 29 April 1988
Directed by: Rodney Bennett
Written by: Tony Wilmot, Robin Chapman
Stephen Baker
(Michael Brandon)
Soroya
(Lucy Gutteridge)
Zayid
(Nadim Sawalha)
Chief Inspector Aziz
(Stefan Kalipha)
Det. Superintendent Burke
(Michael O'Hagan)
Det. Inspector Hook
(Rob Spendlove)
A man is arrested so he can help the police with their enquiries, police from the UK arrive to investigate connections with a bank job, and his wife hits a brick wall when she asks her ex-husband to intervene.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S9E9

A TIME TO DIE

Originally broadcast: 6 May 1988
Directed by: Paul Annett
Written by: Aileen Wheeler, Robin Chapman
Yves Drouard
(David Suchet)
Martha Drouard
(Nina Van Pallandt)
Henri
(Paul Herzberg)
Violette Charbonneau
(Jemma Redgrave)
Madame Cabon
(Pauline Letts)
Gas Inspector
(Ivor Roberts)
Lucie
(Sarah-Jane Varley)
A wealthy businessman claims that there's a gas leak in his apartment, his mistress makes demands after announcing that she's pregnant, and his unfaithful wife refuses to agree with plans to divorce.
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S9E10

MR. KNOW-ALL

Originally broadcast: 13 May 1988
Directed by: Gareth Davies
Written by: W. Somerset Maugham, Paul Ableman
Professor Max Kelada
(Topol)
Elly Somerton
(Kim Thomson)
Jasper Cranley
(Edward Wiley)
Lizzie Cranley
(Leslie Lyon)
Professor Maddox
(Peter Frye)
Professor Daxatides
(Steve Plytas)
Bates
(Eamonn Walker)
Angela Dalton
(Steffanie Pitt)
A womanising archaeologist books into a hotel for a conference, an English maid is warned about the expert's attitude towards women, and the assistant manager tries to shield his wife from unwelcome advances.
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6
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BEST SERIES

Series 1: 7.78
Series 2: 7.43
Series 3: 7.67
Series 4: 6.47
Series 5: 6.33
Series 6: 5.93
Series 7: 5.86
Series 8: 7.80
Series 9: 7.30

BEST EPISODES

HOLY GODIVA

1. The Way Up to Heaven
(Series 1, Episode 9 - 1979)

2. Fat Chance
(Series 2, Episode 6 - 1980)

3. Clerical Error
(Series 6, Episode 4 - 1983)

4. The Umbrella Man
(Series 2, Episode 11 - 1980)

5. Skeleton in the Cupboard
(Series 9, Episode 1 - 1987)

6. A Harmless Vanity
(Series 5, Episode 9 - 1982)

7. Back for Christmas
(Series 2, Episode 14 - 1980)

8. The Landlady
(Series 1, Episode 5 - 1979)

9. The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby
(Series 2, Episode 15 - 1980)

10. Vengeance Is Mine Inc.
(Series 3, Episode 4 - 1980)

11. The Hitch-Hiker
(Series 2, Episode 4 - 1980)

12. Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat
(Series 1, Episode 2 - 1979)

13. The Reconciliation
(Series 7, Episode 13 - 1984)

14. Proxy
(Series 7, Episode 3 - 1984)

15. The Verger
(Series 9, Episode 4 - 1988)

16. Operation Safecrack
(Series 5, Episode 3 - 1982)

17. Royal Jelly
(Series 2, Episode 1 - 1980)

18. Nothing Short of Highway Robbery
(Series 8, Episode 4 - 1985)

19. Taste
(Series 2, Episode 7 - 1980)

20. Accidental Death
(Series 7, Episode 12 - 1984)

ONION JACK

1. The Way Up to Heaven
(Series 1, Episode 9 - 1979)

2. A Harmless Vanity
(Series 5, Episode 9 - 1982)

3. Skeleton in the Cupboard
(Series 9, Episode 1 - 1987)

4. Scrimshaw
(Series 8, Episode 5 - 1985)

5. The Hitch-Hiker
(Series 2, Episode 4 - 1980)

6. The Umbrella Man
(Series 2, Episode 11 - 1980)

7. I'll Be Seeing You
(Series 3, Episode 8 - 1980)

8. Clerical Error
(Series 6, Episode 4 - 1983)

9. Fat Chance
(Series 2, Episode 6 - 1980)

10. Nothing Short of Highway Robbery
(Series 8, Episode 4 - 1985)

11. The Man at the Top
(Series 2, Episode 16 - 1980)

12. Vengeance Is Mine Inc.
(Series 3, Episode 4 - 1980)

13. The Landlady
(Series 1, Episode 5 - 1979)

14. Taste
(Series 2, Episode 7 - 1980)

15. Operation Safecrack
(Series 5, Episode 3 - 1982)

16. The Man from the South
(Series 1, Episode 1 - 1979)

17. The Verger
(Series 9, Episode 4 - 1988)

18. The Mugger
(Series 8, Episode 2 - 1985)

19. A Time to Die
(Series 9, Episode 9 - 1988)

20. People Don't Do Such Things
(Series 8, Episode 1 - 1985)

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