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The Best Inspector Morse Episodes

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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.
  • 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 first case again....  more
    • Original Airing: Feb 20 1991
    • Season: Inspector Morse - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 1
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  • 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. Who is it that wants to get at Morse so badly?...  more
    • Original Airing: Jan 24 1990
    • Season: Inspector Morse - Series 4
    • Episode Number: 4
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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 assigned to a new murder investigation when what appears to be her body is found in the woods....  more
    • Original Airing: Nov 29 1995
    • Season: Inspector Morse - Season 8
    • Episode Number: 1
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  • Morse investigates when the annual match of the Claret's old boys' cricket eleven is brought to an abrupt end by the sudden death of a team member - and it seems that cricket was the last thing on their minds....  more
    • Original Airing: Jan 18 1989
    • Season: Inspector Morse - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 3
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