Rumpole has finally retired and has relocated to Miami where son Nick has a position at the university. Rumpole decided to retire after losing a long string of cases before Judge Bullingham, but is quite bored with ogling pretty girls and reading about interesting crimes in The Times. In Chambers, there is now a need to fill the vacancy a young radical lawyer seems to be the front runner. When he needs help on a case, Phyllida Erskine-Brown offers to write to Rumpole and asks for his assistance. To everyone's surprised, Rumpole returns to Chambers and finds himself with a nice little murder case to defend, yet again, before Judge Bullingham. Written by
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It's, uh, lavender water. It's the lavender water that you give me every Christmas.
Oh, sorry. I didn't recognize it.
Since we met, you've given me 40 bottles of lavender water.
Well, I don't know what else you'd like the smell of.
Follows Rumpole of the Bailey