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Chief Inspector Parker (Character)
from "A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery" (1987)

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"A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery: Strong Poison: Episode One (#1.1)" (1987)
Chief Inspector Charles Parker: [writing a note] "Boyes - query arsenic." Anything else?
Lord Peter Wimsey: Yes. Find out if Boyes visited any pub, in the neighbourhood of Doughty Street between 9:50 and 10:10 on the night of January 20th, if he met anybody, and what he took to drink.
Chief Inspector Charles Parker: [keeps writing] "Boyes - query pub."
Lord Peter Wimsey: And thirdly, find out if any bottle or paper that might have contained arsenic was picked up in that district.
Chief Inspector Charles Parker: Oh, is that all? Well, perhaps you'd also like me to trace the bus ticket dropped by Mrs. Brown outside Selfridge's in the last Christmas rush?

Chief Inspector Charles Parker: [about Harriet] I don't give much for her chances.
Lord Peter Wimsey: Where there's life, there's hope!

"Clouds of Witness: Episode #1.5" (1972)
Det. Supt. Charles Parker: Suicide... you know the trouble with this case? There were too many clues.
Lord Peter Wimsey: Indeed. Dozens of people with secrets and elopements barging about all over the place.
Lady Mary Wimsey: Peter, I hate you.
[Peter laughs]

Lord Peter Wimsey: I must say, you're looking jolly scrumptious, Polly. Out to impress someone?
Lady Mary Wimsey: Me?
Lord Peter Wimsey: Mmm-hmm.
Lady Mary Wimsey: I don't know what you mean.
Lord Peter Wimsey: Good show, old thing. Keep it up.
[a few minutes later, Bunter announces another visitor]
Lady Mary Wimsey: Oh well, in that case, perhaps we'd better...
Lord Peter Wimsey: No, no, no there's no need to buzz off.
Lady Mary Wimsey: Well, she'll be much happier without us hanging about.
[goes to Charles]
Lady Mary Wimsey: And besides, I...
Lord Peter Wimsey: You will be much happier without me hanging about, is that it?
Det. Supt. Charles Parker: What? I don't know what you mean.
Lord Peter Wimsey: Well, that makes two of you, don't it?

"A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery: Strong Poison: Episode Two (#1.2)" (1987)
Chief Inspector Parker: [Reprovingly] Your vision is clouded because of her - Harriet Vane! Peter, can you tell me in all honesty that you're not allowing your judgement to be affected by your emotions?
Lord Peter Wimsey: Yes, I can.

"Clouds of Witness: Episode #1.3" (1972)
Lord Peter Wimsey: All right, to be serious. How did you two get on last night? Polly, did you tell him you'd done the murder?
Lady Mary Wimsey: Yes!
Det. Supt. Charles Parker: It's perfectly hopeless trying to do anything!
Lady Mary Wimsey: It's true! Your precious case is finished, Peter.
Dowager Dutchess: You must allow your brother to be the best judge of his own affairs.

"Murder Must Advertise: Episode #1.1" (1973)
Chief Inspector Parker: And how's the investigation going? Found out anything?
Lord Peter Wimsey: [Chuckles] Oh, I certainly have. I have found out that the truth in advertising is like leaven hidden in the three measures of meal. It produces a quantity of gas with which to blow out a mass of crude misrepresentation into a form that the public can swallow.