Hetty Wainthropp, Series 5

Episode Descriptions

Episode 1
Mind Over Muscle
Sunday, August 10, 2003, at 9pm - 60 minutes

Posing as Hetty's (Patricia Routledge) weakling nephew, Geoffrey (Dominic Monaghan) enrolls in a gym to investigate a muscleman with an illegal steroid scam. Seems the tough guy is blackmailing the husband of Hetty's hairdresser. In the climactic chase scene, Janet (Suzanne Maddock) comes to the rescue with a forklift. Meanwhile, Robert (Derek Benfield) gets hired as an opinionated newspaper columnist.

Episode 2
Blood Relations
Sunday, August 17, 2003, at 9pm - 60 minutes

Secret passages and demonic spirits help Hetty and Geoffrey (Dominic Monaghan) nab a rare-animal smuggling ring. Unfortunately, Hetty's long-lost cousin Kate (Jean Rimmer) may be involved. Other developments: Geoffrey and Janet finally move in together, and Robert's newspaper career takes a muckraking turn.

Episode 3
For Love Nor Money
Sunday, August 24, 2003, at 9pm - 60 minutes

A schoolmarm disappears from a Victorian living-history museum. Hetty and company don period garb to investigate. Oddly enough, the solution involves a passion for cheese. In other action, Geoffrey proposes to Janet. But does he really mean it?

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