Inspector Morse

John Thaw starred as grumpy but erudite Chief Inspector Endeavour Morse, in what was an internationally successful series for ITV. Made by Carlton, 'Inspector Morse' ran from 1987 to 2000.

Based on the novels of British author Colin Dexter, 'Inspector Morse' was set in Oxford, with Kevin Whately as Morse's likeable partner Detective Sergeant Lewis.

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Main Cast List

John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse
Kevin Whately as Detective Sergeant Lewis
Colin Dexter as College Porter
James Grout as Chief Superintendent Strange
Peter Woodthorpe as Max - Pathologist
Clare Holman as Dr. Laura Hobson
Liz Kettle as WPC
Amanda Hillwood as Dr. Grayling Russell - Pathologist
Maureen Bennett as Val Lewis
David Baukham as Desk Sergeant


Episode List

1st Series, 1987:

  1. The Dead Of Jericho
  2. The Silent World Of Nicholas Quinn
  3. Service Of All The Dead

2nd Series, 1988:

  1. The Wolvercote Tongue
  2. Last Seen Wearing
  3. The Settling Of The Sun
  4. Last Bus To Woodstock

3rd Series, 1989:

  1. Ghost In The Machine
  2. The Last Enemy
  3. Deceived By Flight
  4. The Secret Of Bay 5B

4th Series, 1990:

  1. Infernal Serpent
  2. The Sins Of The Fathers
  3. Driven To Distraction
  4. Masonic Mysteries

5th Series, 1991:

  1. Second Time Around
  2. Fat Chance
  3. Who Killed Harry Field?
  4. Greeks Bearing Gifts
  5. Promised Land, also known as Inspector Morse In Australia

6th Series, 1992:

  1. Dead On Time
  2. Happy Families
  3. The Death Of The Self
  4. Absolute Conviction
  5. Cherubim And Seraphim

7th Series, 1993:

  1. Deadly Slumber
  2. The Day Of The Devil
  3. Twilight Of The Gods

Specials, 1995–2000:

  1. The Way Through The Woods
  2. The Daughters Of Cain
  3. Death Is Now My Neighbour
  4. The Wench Is Dead
  5. The Remorseful Day


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