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The Best Episodes of Inspector Morse

Updated April 14, 2021 66 votes 4 voters 27.1k views33 items

List RulesVote up all of your favorite episodes of Inspector Morse

There are so many intriguing episodes of Inspector Morse, encouraging you to pick-up on clues to solve the crime, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "The Last Enemy" the best, or is "The Wench Is Dead" your favorite episode of Inspector Morse? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Inspector Morse are, let's rank every Inspector Morse episode from best to worst.

Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on the novels of Colin Dexter. It featured John Thaw as the title character and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis. Inspector Morse premiered on ITV on January 6, 1987. Inspector Morse inspired the spin-off Lewis and prequel Endeavour.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Inspector Morse, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be hard to put one Inspector Morse episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    Last Bus to Woodstock

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    A young secretary is found dead in a pub car park. Morse suspects murder and uncovers a complex web of relationships - passion and corruption, lies and unhappiness....
    • Original Airing: Mar 22 1988
    • Season: Inspector Morse - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 4
    • Series: Inspector Morse
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    Oxford is shocked when a a Japanese student dies in what seems to be a brutal ritual killing. Then Morse finds he has unwittingly given all his suspects a watertight alibi....  more
    • Original Airing: Mar 15 1988
    • Season: Inspector Morse - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Series: Inspector Morse
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    Laura Poindexter, a rich American tourist, dies in the Randolph Hotel, Oxford, apparently from a heart attack, but Morse suspects foul play. Laura was due to return a historic jewel to an Oxford museum, and it has gone missing. Then Dr Kemp, who is a womanizing historian, dies of a fall, Lucy Downes is crushed to death in a telephone box, and Dr Kemp's widow appears to take a fatal overdose of Paracetomol.Morse believes the deaths are all linked....  more
    • Original Airing: Dec 25 1987
    • Season: Inspector Morse - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 1
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    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
    • Original Airing: Mar 08 1988
    • Season: Inspector Morse - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Series: Inspector Morse
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