A spin-off of the popular series Inspector Morse, a special two-hour drama picked up five years after the series ended. It is now continuing in its own series, with Lewis and Hathaway investigating in Morse’s old stomping ground of Oxford.
Season 7 – Episode 4
Liam Jay is in intensive care and Lewis and Alex believe that he has information about the death of Matt Whiby and the mysterious cremation. It is revealed by Emma Barnes that Johnny Jay, Liam’s father, was at the fateful supper party and he is missing as well.
The episode was rated from 73 votes.
#2 – What Lies Tangled (2)
Season 9 – Episode 6
With his six-month trip to New Zealand with Hobson on the horizon, Lewis is in a race against time to save not just his career but his relationship too.
The episode was rated from 122 votes.
#3 – Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things
Season 5 – Episode 1
Oxford’s last all-female college is holding a reunion party to say goodbye to one of its most popular professors. After a guest is found murdered, Lewis believes the killing is connected to an attack that happened at the same building 10 years ago. He turns to his former DS, Alison McLennan, to help him with the case but it ends up taking a new twist after two more bodies turn up.
The episode was rated from 91 votes.
#4 – Generation of Vipers
Season 6 – Episode 2
Lewis and Hathaway are drawn into a world of virtual bullying, but very real murder, when Professor Miranda Thornton is found dead after her dating video is leaked onto a vicious website. Miranda’s death initially looks like suicide but, as the detectives dig deeper, they realise that it is actually the final revenge of an old enemy.
The episode was rated from 85 votes.
#5 – Beyond Good and Evil (1)
Season 8 – Episode 5
Lewis’ reputation is jeopardized when the very first case that he solved as a DI is reopened for appeal and new murders are committed with the original weapon.
The episode was rated from 111 votes.
#6 – Beyond Good and Evil (2)
Season 8 – Episode 6
Hathaway and Maddox continue to investigate the murder of Travis as the trail leads back to Lewis’s original case. The two detectives attempt to prevent another murder and Lewis sees himself isolated and alone with his reputation in jeopardy.
The episode was rated from 100 votes.
#7 – The Lions of Nemea (2)
Season 8 – Episode 4
After a difficult start, Lewis and Hathaway’s partnership seems to have gained some semblance of normality. DS Maddox has become a part of the team. Her abilities will be put to the test when an investigation begins on the brutal murder of an American classics student Rose Anderson Her body is hauled from the canal with a stand wound to the neck and abdomen. Suspicious soon fall on astrophysics professor, Felix Garwood who had recently broken off an affair with Rose. However, Felix was married to Rose’s supervisor, Philippa Garwood. Could the jealous wife have committed such a murder?
The episode was rated from 94 votes.
#8 – Intelligent Design (2)
Season 7 – Episode 6
Lewis, Hathaway and Hobson look around the new crime scene as Carl Drew, Stella Drew, Martha Seager, Adam Tibbit, Graham Yardley and Adam’s girlfriend Rachel Cliff wait anxiously. The body is revealed to be that of Soo-Min Chong, a Korean student who vanished 15 years ago. Seager was the last person to see her alive, Carl Drew was her boyfriend, and she was Martha’s organ scholar at the chapel. Hathaway is later shocked to discover Adam’s body at the school, with a simple suicide note. Carl, Adam’s former teacher believes that he must have pushed the boy too hard. Forensics end up revealing a close relative of Adam’s had been in Seager’s car. After Martha is found stabbed to death, Lewis and Hathaway start to close in on the killer who is becoming more desperate to cover their tracks.
The episode was rated from 79 votes.
#9 – Expiation
Season 1 – Episode 4
All is not what it seems between two married couples who are old friends, as Lewis and Hathaway start to discover when one wife is found hanged.
The episode was rated from 76 votes.
#10 – The Soul of Genius
Season 6 – Episode 1
When botanist Li Nash digs up the body of recently buried English Professor, Murray Hawes, Lewis and Hathaway find themselves involved in an impossible quest. Murray was a man who was possessed with solving the riddle of Lewis Carroll’s “The Hunting of the Snark”. They soon find out that Murray had a rivalry with his brother, who is a lecturer in Theology and Moral Philosophy. They also have to deal with interference from Michelle Marber who is an amateur detective, who believes that that the killer is local medical researcher Alex Falconer.
The episode was rated from 90 votes.