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Inspector Japp (Character)
from "Agatha Christie's Poirot" (1989)

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In the Episode "The Chocolate Box", his full name is given as James Harold Japp. See more »
Alternate Names:
Assistant Commissioner Japp / Chief Inspector Japp / Japp


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  1. "Agatha Christie's Poirot"
        - The Big Four (2013) TV episode, Played by Philip Jackson (as Assistant Commissioner Japp)
        - Evil Under the Sun (2001) TV episode, Played by Philip Jackson (as Chief Inspector Japp)
        - Lord Edgware Dies (2000) TV episode, Played by Philip Jackson (as Chief Inspector Japp)
        - The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (2000) TV episode, Played by Philip Jackson (as Chief Inspector Japp)
        - Hickory Dickory Dock (1995) TV episode, Played by Philip Jackson (as Chief Inspector Japp)
          (35 more)

  2. Thirteen at Dinner (1985) (TV) Played by David Suchet
    ... aka "Agatha Christie's Thirteen at Dinner" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)

  3. Black Coffee (1973) (TV) Played by Gert Haucke

  4. The Alphabet Murders (1965) Played by Maurice Denham (as Japp)

  5. Lord Edgware Dies (1934) Played by John Turnbull
  6. Black Coffee (1931) Played by Melville Cooper

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From "Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Adventure of the Cheap Flat (#2.7)" (1990)
[Mr. and Mrs. Robinson commiserate with Poirot, Hastings and Japp over the break-in to their flat, unaware that Hastings and Poirot were the culprits, who broke in to protect them from an assassin]
Captain Hastings: I say!
[Hastings picks up a burglary tool left behind]
Captain Hastings: Look at this! Now there's a real professional's tool if ever I saw one.
Chief Inspector Japp: [taking tool from Hastings and examining it closely] Hm, and very careless to leave it behind, if you ask me. Perhaps I should have it checked for fingerprints.
Hercule Poirot: [takes tool from Japp] You will find nothing, Chief Inspector. For the real professional...
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