Agatha Christie's Poirot Season 1

Season 1

Agatha Christie's Poirot Season 1

First Air Date: January 08, 1989

First Aired on    :   1989
Episodes    :   10 episodes



Episodes

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1x10 The Dream (March 19, 1989)


Millionaire business man Benedict Farley, a well known eccentric, consults Poirot about bad dreams he has been having. Mr. Farley has dreamed repeatedly of killing himself. Sadly, he does not follow Poirot's advice. When Farley is found dead, Poirot fails to believe that it is suicide and suspects a murder plot relying on hypnosis.


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1x09 The King of Clubs (March 12, 1989)


Lovely young actress Valerie St Clair, engaged to marry Prince Paul of Maurania, is the only witness to the murder of Henry Reedburn, a shady and overbearing producer. Prince Paul appeals to Poirot to save Valerie from police suspicion, and the great detective finds he has a conundrum to ponder on, 'When is a murder not a murder?'


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1x08 The Incredible Theft (February 26, 1989)


Lord Mayfield, an aircraft manufacturer, tries to trap a spy at his country house, but his plan goes terribly wrong. Lady Mayfield sends for Poirot, who tells a few home truths.


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1x07 Problem at Sea (February 19, 1989)


Poirot and Hastings are on board a ship steaming towards Alexandria. Poirot recovers from his usual sea-sickness to take an interest in some fellow passengers, especially the Clappertons. On arrival at Alexandria, Mrs Clapperton is found murdered in her cabin.


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1x06 Triangle at Rhodes (February 12, 1989)


Poirot is on holiday at the Palace Hotel, Rhodes, when an Englishwoman, Mrs Valentine Chantry, is poisoned. Poirot unravels several complicated relationships between those staying at the Palace Hotel.


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1x05 The Third Floor Flat (February 05, 1989)


Poirot discovers a murder in his own block of flats, and goes on the trail of boisterous neighbours and strange nocturnal noises in the lift shaft.


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1x04 Four and Twenty Blackbirds (January 29, 1989)


At a London restaurant where he often eats, Poirot notices that another regular customer has diverted from his usual meal. As old Anthony Gascoigne lies dying in Brighton, his estranged twin brother, Henry, falls to his death. A tragic accident, or murder? Poirot begins to see connections and decides the answer to the mystery lies in a blackberry pie.


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1x03 The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly (January 22, 1989)


Country squire Marcus Waverly calls on Poirot for help in dealing with kidnap threats against his son. Hastings is appalled by the thought of someone going around kidnapping children and it becomes a race against time to find the identity of the mystery letter writer.


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1x02 Murder in the Mews (January 15, 1989)


Within hours of the Bonfire Night fireworks beginning Poirot finds himself investigating a violent death in Hastings' mews garage.


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1x01 The Adventure of the Clapham Cook (January 08, 1989)


A Mrs Ernestine Todd, from Clapham, asks Poirot to help her find her cook, Eliza, who has disappeared. Poirot, who aims to accept only really significant cases, is at first insulted by such a trivial request. However, after he sees the contents of the missing cook's trunk, he decides the case could prove to be worthy of his talents.




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