The murder of a chocolate factory owner during a local hunt leads Endeavour to the sleepy village of Chigton Green. When he learns of a vicious campaign of gossip and rumors, it seems likely that two murders are connected. One of the targets, a beautiful, single mother, captures Endeavour's attention, giving him food for thought about the future.
Did You Know?
The final scene with Morse looking through the window at the debased Thursday yucking it up with his cronies is reminiscent of the final scene in the 1953 animated Animal Farm where the pigs are viewed through a window transforming into men. See more
The blue Rover 2000 car that has crashed into a lorry at the end of the episode has a registration number ending in L. That's a 1972-73 registration number, and the episode is set in the late 1960s. See more
DCI Ronnie Box
[inducing Thursday to take a bribe
A man's got his dignity, Fred, or he's nothing. It don't make you a bad copper. It just makes you a smart one.
References Blue Velvet
Written by Vincenzo Bellini See more