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PBS Masterpiece Mystery 2010 Series Already Discussed
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Masterpiece Mystery 2010 brings back favorite sleuths with new episodes. See the complete 2010 MASTERPIECE MYSTERY schedule.  



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The Fifth Woman
~ Wallander - Series II
October 17, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
A wave of torture killings targets successful older men who have a dark past. While solving this puzzle, Wallander faces the ultimate test with his dying father. Watch the episode online at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/wallander/watch.html through November 16.


The Man Who Smiled
~ Wallander - Series II
October 10, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
A suspicious car accident and a friend's suicide lead Wallander into an international conspiracy that threatens countless innocent lives. Watch the episode online through November 9 at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/wallander/watch.html


Faceless Killers
~ Wallander - Series II
October 3, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
The brutal murder of an elderly couple sparks a wave of revenge attacks against migrant laborers. Tracking the killers, Wallander has a deadly encounter. Watch online through November 2 at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/wallander/watch.html


Falling Darkness
~ Inspector Lewis - Series III
September 26, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
When two murders share a link with their own Doctor Hobson, Lewis and Hathaway try to clear her name. Rupert Graves (The Forsyte Saga) guest stars.



Your Sudden Death Question
~ Inspector Lewis - Series III
September 19, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Lewis and Hathaway investigate the murder of a quiz competition contestant during a quiet summer holiday at an empty Oxford campus.


Dark Matter
~ Inspector Lewis - Series III
September 12, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
When an amateur astronomer is found dead at the foot of the observatory stairs, Lewis and Hathaway find that the finger of suspicion points at the staff.


The Dead of Winter
~ Inspector Lewis - Series III
September 5, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
A body leads Lewis and Hathaway to an Oxford estate where Hathaway spent much of his youth. Nathaniel Parker (The Inspector Lynley Mysteries) guest stars.


Counter Culture Blues
~ Inspector Lewis - Series III
August 29, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Rock star Esme Ford who Lewis once admired isn't dead after all. But a teenage boy is, and there seems to be a connection to Ford's old band. Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous) guest stars.


The Point of Vanishing
~ Inspector Lewis - Series II
August 22, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Steven Mullan, recently released from prison after having tried to kill celebrity atheist while driving drunk, is found dead in his bathtub. Lewis and Hathaway find a postcard at the crime scene of a Renaissance painting inscribed with the words, "It was no dream." But the case is about to take a surreal, dream-like twist, leaving Lewis and Hathaway drowning in questions about crimes of the past and the present.


 The Quality of Mercy
~ Inspector Lewis - Series II
August 15, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
A student production of The Merchant of Venice takes real-life deadly turn. Lewis and Hathaway methodically try to make sense of the murderous plot. As the final act is about to unfold, the case takes an intensely personal turn for Lewis, bringing back traumatic memories and invoking a lesson in mercy.


Allegory of Love
~ Inspector Lewis - Series II
August 8, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Young and handsome Oxford writer Dorian Crane is following in the noted fantasy footsteps of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien with his newest book when someone is brutally murdered, seemingly following a pattern in Crane's fiction. Lewis and Hathaway get pulled into the world of Oxford's literary elite, only to find that it harbors resentment and jealousy and at its center, holds terrible secrets beyond all imagination.


Hercule Poirot: Cat Among the Pigeons
August 1, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Something is amiss at Meadowbank School for Girls, where hidden rubies, kidnapping, and murder disrupt the term. Encore presentation from last season.  


Hercule Poirot: Appointment with Death
July 25, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
An archaeological dig is the scene for murder in the Middle East, leading Poirot to unravel a tragic tale of twisted family secrets. Tim Curry and Elizabeth McGovern guest star. (Series X, new).


Hercule Poirot: Third Girl
July 18, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
A demon-haunted heiress is convinced she has committed murder, but Poirot believes she is innocent. Eccentric crime novelist Ariadne Oliver helps Poirot crack the case. (Series X, new)


Hercule Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express
July 11, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Poirot solves the greatest case of his career aboard the world's most glamorous train. Eileen Atkins and Hugh Bonneville guest star. (Series X, new)


David Suchet on the Orient Express: A Masterpiece Special
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 9pm

One 60-minute episode
With insight and charm, David Suchet leads viewers on a blissfully homicide-free excursion aboard the modern-day Orient Express.


Miss Marple: Blue Geranium
June 27, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Miss Marple discovers that there may be new evidence in the notorious Blue Geranium murder case. Sharon Small (The Inspector Lynley Mysteries) and Toby Stephens (Jane Eyre) guest star. (Series V, new)


Miss Marple: The Secret of Chimneys
June 20, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
A decades-old murder may be connected to a mysterious diamond theft. Stephen Dillane (God on Trial) and Edward Fox (Oliver Twist) guest star. (Series V, new)


Murder is Easy
June 13, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Miss Marple investigates a string of "accidents" after a woman on a train tells her about murders in a local village. Benedict Cumberbatch co-stars. Encore presentation from last season.



Pocketfull of Rye
June 6, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
A killer who seems obsessed with a nursery rhyme commits a string of murders. Miss Marple and a local detective (Matthew Macfadyen) join forces to investigate. Encore presentation from last season.


The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side
May 23, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Several people are found poisoned soon after a celebrated actress and her film director husband settle in St. Mary Mead. Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous) guest stars.


Foyle's War, Series VI

Sundays, May 2-16, 2010
The war in Europe is over, and DCS Christopher Foyle hopes his crime-fighting days are too. But murder knows no respite in the seaside town of Hastings, and the unflappable chief must solve a trio of his most challenging cases yet in the all-new Series VI.


The Hide
May 16, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Newly retired, Foyle is drawn to the case of a local man who is condemned to death for aiding the Nazis during the war. Is the suspect concealing evidence that could exonerate him?


Killing Time
May 9, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Escalating tensions between black American GIs stationed near Hastings and locals erupt into brutal murder. Foyle's investigation leads him to confront the powerful U.S. Army.


The Russian House
May 2, 2010 at 9pm

One 90-minute episode
Hastings is a transit point for Russian POWs now facing an uncertain future. Foyle tracks down one escapee, and the reason for his flight becomes shockingly clear.