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Touching Evil, Series Three

Episode Descriptions

One of television's most gripping ensemble cop shows returns to MYSTERY! with a new season of Touching Evil, starring Robson Green as D.I. Dave Creegan, Nicola Walker as D.I. Susan Taylor, and Shaun Dingwall as D.C. Mark Rivers--members of London's elite Organized and Serial Crime Unit (OSC). This time out, the OSC loses one of its own to a serial killer who specializes in removing the heart from his victims (Episodes 1 and 2), and Creegan gets burned-literally-by a murderer who prefers fire as a means of personal expression (Episodes 3 and 4).

Episode 1
Airing Monday, September 2, 2002 at 9PM • 60 minutes
Originally aired Thursday, January 18, 2001, at 9PM

Creegan (Robson Green) returns from psychiatric sick leave to clear a killer he helped convict. But the local police chief remains convinced the man is guilty-especially since the murder spree resumes after his release. All victims, to date, are married women with their hearts neatly cut out and left nearby in garbage bags.

Episode 2
Airing Monday, September 9, 2002, at 9PM • 60 minutes
Originally aired Thursday, January 25, 2001, at 9PM

Creegan (Robson Green), Taylor (Nicola Walker), and Rivers (Shaun Dingwall) step up their pursuit of the "garbage bag" killer with the discovery of yet another mutilated female corpse. Creegan concludes the slayer doesn't hate the women he's murdering; he's targeting the men who are left behind. The killer's final mark hits much closer to home.

Episode 3
Airing Monday September 16, 2002, at 9PM • 60 minutes
Originally aired Thursday, February 1, 2001, at 9PM

A charred body in a derelict mental hospital starts Creegan (Robson Green) on the trail of a killer who burns victims alive. A like-minded murderer, already behind bars in France, gives Taylor (Nicola Walker) clues to the attractions of fire as a weapon of death. Meanwhile, new OSC recruit Martin Simmons (Andrew Scarborough) gets the cold shoulder from Creegan and Taylor.

Episode 4
Airing Monday, September 16, 2002, at 10PM • 60 minutes
Originally aired Thursday, February 8, 2001, at 9PM

A charred body is found at a nursery school. One after another prime suspect is identified then cleared, leaving a cold trail on the torch slayings. The chance discovery of a child's drawing heats things up, bringing Creegan closer to the truth--and perilously close to the killer.

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