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Inspector Lewis (2006)
"Lewis" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  30 July 2006 (USA)
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Lewis returns to Oxford and looks into the murder of an Oxford mathematics student.

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DI Lewis returns to Oxford after several years absence and is reluctantly assigned by his new boss, DCS Innocent, to the murder of an Oxford mathematics student who was shot while participating in a sleep study. The key-code used to access the sleep lab was assigned to a fellow maths student, Daniel Griffin, but Daniel's math tutor has provided him with an alibi. Daniel is a maladjusted young man who will soon inherit his father's automotive empire. He is disruptive and has no respect for his uncle who now heads the company. The future of the company however rests on an impending deal with Japanese investors who insist that family unity is all important at this time. When two other murder occurs, Lewis must decipher a cryptic clue left in an old case file by his former boss, Chief Inspector Morse . Written by garykmcd

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It was intended that Chief Supt Strange played by James Grout would appear, either as the superintendent or at least in a transitional scene in a nursing home after his retirement, but Grout was too ill to work so the character of Strange was written out and Supt Innocent was created instead. See more »

Quotes

DI Lewis: Listen, You grab a table. I'll get them in.
DS Hathaway: Thanks, Sir. Mine is a pint.
DI Lewis: Mine is a pint, sergeant. You are driving.
[Throws car keys at Hathaway who catches easily]
DI Lewis: Orange juice or what?
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Trumpet Concerto in E Flat Major
(2nd Movement Andante)
By Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Performance by Rolf Smedvig with Scottish Chamber Orchestra
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Lewis -- Fine Legacy of Insector Morse
31 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Simple message and short .... WE NEED MORE INSPECTOR LEWIS.

It's totally in the Morse tradition and rocks.

Can we lobby for this to become reality??? I was expecting some sad spin off, but found the plot to be totally compelling in the best tradition of Morse. The 'hollowed out' character of Lewis, trying to come to terms with his life and the tragedy of his family, set against the 'moving on' of the police world that he knew in Oxford, made compelling viewing.

Morse, reaching out from the dead to help Lewis solve the case in this pilot can really be only carried off the one time, but it made for a great introduction to the independent character of Lewis, who has to make sense of Morse's cryptic accidental clues.

The TV critics in the press the following day obviously didn't give a damn, but I feel that there could be a very good series here.


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