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Inspector Morse: Cherubim And Seraphim, Parts One & Two

John Thaw stars as Inspector Morse.
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John Thaw stars as Inspector Morse.

Airs Thursday, June 21, 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 this most unlikely detective in the massively popular, award-winning television series of murder mysteries. Inspector Morse is a gentle romantic, out of shape, craving good beer, classical music, and difficult crossword puzzles. But aided by trusted sidekick Sergeant Lewis (Kevin Whately), Morse still gets the job done.

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.

"Cherubim and Seraphim, Parts One & Two" air at 9 p.m. & 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 21st - In these episodes, Morse's step-niece, Marilyn Garrett, commits suicide and he takes leave to research her past to find a reason for it. His investigation leads him into an alien world of teenage hedonism, raves and designer drugs. Jason Isaacs stars as Dr. Desmond Collier.


Up Next: "Deadly Slumber" Parts One & Two air at 9 p.m. & 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 28th - In these episodes, Avril Steppings is permanently brain damaged following a minor operation that went tragically wrong. When the doctor who runs the clinic is murdered, Morse has an immediate suspect.

Preview: Inspector Morse: Cherubim And Seraphim