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Inspector Morse: Death Of The Self, Parts One & Two (Season Six)

John Thaw as Inspector Morse
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John Thaw as Inspector Morse

Airs Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 9 p.m. & 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

Inspector Morse is a character from the detective novels by British author Colin Dexter. John Thaw stars as a most unlikely detective in the massively popular, award-winning television series of murder mysteries. Widely acclaimed by critics, the series attracts millions of viewers worldwide. Oxford's most famous export, the unique character of Inspector Endeavour Morse, has proven to be one of the world's most popular detective dramas.

Stolen paintings, missing professors, an apparent suicide and a strangled playboy are among the baffling cases that Inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis face in this season of INSPECTOR MORSE.

"Death Of The Self," Parts One & Two - Chief Superintendent Strange sends Morse and Lewis to Italy to investigate the murder of an Englishwoman. The Italian verdict is accidental death, but at inquest her husband questions the decision. Featuring Michael Kitchen ("Foyle's War," "Out of Africa").

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