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List of the best Inspector Morse episodes, as determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Inspector Morse episodes of all time are. Fans of Inspector Morse are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

This list below has a variety of episodes, like "The Daughters of Cain" and "Death Is Now My Neighbour," in it. What is the best Inspector Morse episode of all time? Look below and find out.
Second Time Around is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Inspector Morse Episodes
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Second Time Around


The mysterious death of a former deputy police commissioner brings Morse into reluctant contact with an old rival, Ch Insp Dawson. Morse and Lewis, in uneasy tandem with Dawson, spot a link with the unsolved murder of a young girl 18 years earlier. To find the latest killer they have to unravel the ...more

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Original Airing: Feb 20 1991

Season: Inspector Morse - Season 5

Episode Number: 1

Next Episode: Fat Chance

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Masonic Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Inspector Morse Episodes
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Masonic Mysteries


Morse finds himself at the top of the suspect list when his lady friend, Beryl Newsome, is stabbed at a dress rehearsal for the local amateur dramatic society's production of The Magic Flute. Then Lewis starts uncovering more incriminating evidence, and Morse becomes the target of direct attacks. ...more

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Original Airing: Jan 24 1990

Season: Inspector Morse - Series 4

Episode Number: 4

Director: Danny Boyle

Previous Episode: Driven to Distraction

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The Way Through the Woods


A man suspected of being a multiple murderer is killed in prison while on remand awaiting trial, leaving the disappearance of a fifth woman unsolved. In the missing woman's effects was a postcard of a pre-Raphaelite painting, the background of which was painted in some woods near Oxford. Morse is ...more

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Original Airing: Nov 29 1995

Season: Inspector Morse - Season 8

Episode Number: 1

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Driven to Distraction is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Inspector Morse Episodes
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The apparently motiveless murder of two young women points to a psychotic killer. Morse's speculations on what they might have in common leads him to a local garage owner, Jeremy Boynton, who knew them both, and who arouses his suspicions and dislike. Convinced that Boynton holds the key to the ...more

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Original Airing: Jan 17 1990

Season: Inspector Morse - Series 4

Episode Number: 3

Director: Sandy Johnson

Previous Episode: The Sins of the Fathers

Next Episode: Masonic Mysteries

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The Remorseful Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Inspector Morse Episodes
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The Remorseful Day


The Remorseful Day is a crime novel by Colin Dexter, the last novel in the Inspector Morse series. ...more

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Last Seen Wearing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Inspector Morse Episodes
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Last Seen Wearing


The schoolgirl daughter of rich parents has been missing for six months. Morse believes she has been killed, and his investigations show curious goings on at the missing girl's school. But before Morse can unravel the mystery, he finds another. ...more

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Original Airing: Mar 08 1988

Season: Inspector Morse - Season 2

Episode Number: 2

Director: Edward Bennett

Previous Episode: The Wolvercote Tongue

Next Episode: The Settling of the Sun

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The Daughters of Cain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Inspector Morse Episodes
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"The Daughters of Cain" is an episode of the British television detective mystery show Inspector Morse dramatized on ITV. It was first broadcast in November 1996. ...more

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Original Airing: Nov 01 1996

Season: Inspector Morse - Series 10

Director: Herbert Wise

Previous Episode: The Way Through the Woods

Next Episode: Death Is Now My Neighbour

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Service of All the Dead


Morse investigates murder on hallowed ground. A quiet country church is an unlikely setting for the killing, and a Vicar and his voluntary helpers are the unlikely suspects. Among them is Ruth Rawlinson, whom Morse is attracted to. Then it appears that a serial killer is at work. Unfortunately, Ruth ...more

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Original Airing: Jan 20 1987

Season: Inspector Morse - Series 1

Episode Number: 3

Director: Peter Hammond

Previous Episode: The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn

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