Thriller: Season 2, Episode 2

Once the Killing Starts (7 Jan. 1974)

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Married college professor Michael Lane falls in love with one of his students and hatches an elaborate scheme to dispose of his wife, Elizabeth. His murder plot goes as planned. However, he... See full summary »

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Married college professor Michael Lane falls in love with one of his students and hatches an elaborate scheme to dispose of his wife, Elizabeth. His murder plot goes as planned. However, he soon receives an anonymous note: "I know what you did, murderer!" Prof. Lane frantically tries to discover who knows his secret... Written by L. Hamre

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Interesting-Silly Hybrid
30 May 2002 | by (Irving, TX) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure what made me think of this, but the unusual plot has stuck with me ever since I saw it on late-night TV in the late 70s. One of the stations in town showed these British TV productions on videotape on Friday nights for a while. This is the only one I remember. The plot involves an adulterous college professor (Patrick O'Neal) who is (of course) sleeping with a student; he decides to murder his wife. After the deed is done, however, he receives a threatening note along the lines of "I know you did it" or something like that. Something leads him to suspect another student, so.....you guessed it, another murder. The notes continue to come, the killings continue.....the ending, however, was something of a surprise for me (at the time). Without giving it away, all I can say is I found it rather silly when I saw it. Times being what they are, and considering some of the things we read in the newspapers, modern viewers (if there are any) might react differently. Other than that, though, it was a pretty good movie for staying up late on a Friday night.


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