Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
"Agatha Christie's Poirot" (original title)

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The cases of an eccentrically refined Belgian detective.

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 Hercule Poirot (70 episodes, 1989-2013)
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 Captain Hastings / ... (43 episodes, 1989-2013)
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 Chief Inspector Japp / ... (40 episodes, 1989-2013)
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 Miss Lemon (32 episodes, 1989-2013)
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This whodunit series based on Agatha Christie's crime novels and short stories, is named after its star sleuth, Hercule Poirot, a famous former Belgian policeman, who settled for good in London after the war, soon so famous as an infallible private detective that he becomes a society figure in his own right. In each episode Poirot gets to solve a crime mystery -mostly murder(s)- for a paying client or otherwise catching his attention, generally along with his faithful English sidekick Captain Hastings and/or his Scotland yard 'friendly rival' Detective Chief Inspector Japp. Written by KGF Vissers

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In addition to paddings, Suchet would initially trim the top of his hair to appear more balding (n later years his hair had thinned naturally), except in "The Mysterious Affair at Styles", which chronicles Poirot's first case in England where he's supposed to be considerably younger. See more »

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Hercule Poirot: I am not a bloody little Frog! I am a bloody little Belgian!
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Tres bonne!!
30 June 2000 | by (U.S. of A.) – See all my reviews

David Suchet is absolutely the best Hercule Poirot I have ever seen. He personifies the Hercule in Agatha Christie's books perfectly. Also, Hugh Fraser (Hastings) and Philip Jackson (Japp) play their parts wonderfully. This show has a very good story line and each episode has a baffling mystery. If you are a mystery fan, I recommend this show to you. Make sure you look for it!


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