An anthology series featuring various predominately British mystery stories.
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A weekly public television program presenting British produced mystery dramas to American audiences. Each program was a dramatization of a well-known mystery novel, with many programs continuing over several weeks. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot were the most commonly featured sleuths, but a wide variety of other authors' works were also shown. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Starting with the 2008 series, "Mystery!" ended as a separate program and was combined with "Masterpiece Theater", under the banner of "Masterpiece Mystery!". See more »

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Referenced in Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Party (2014) See more »

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just loved this show when I was young
9 June 2006 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

when i was a kid, i would get on my jammies, brush my teeth, then get a blanket to wrap around myself so no one in the family would see when I got creeped out.

I LOVED this show. And I loved that Vincent Price was on it.

Why don;t we have more artistic literary thinking shows like this?

It was fabulous!

ANd Gorey's artwork, as always, was wonderful (just wished the "screaming lady" would've put a little steam on the scream in the cartoon...I didn't believe she was in peril!).

If you can see any episodes and you enjoy mystery and good literature, it is worth seeing, definitely.


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