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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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One of the main characters is called Regan Peverill. The "Regan" part of her name is a reference to the character Jack Regan that John Thaw (Inspector Morse) played in the TV series The Sweeney (1975). See more »

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[Dr Hobson sees Lewis wearing a very garish Caribbean shirt]
Dr. Laura Hobson: Can you turn down the volume on that shirt?
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Followed by Inspector Lewis (2007) See more »

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30 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've been a fan of the Morse series for the past 20 years...have loved Lewis's character throughout. What a pleasant surprise to see him grow into the Inspector. He's a bit haggard, tired, cynical, which serves him well - what material to work with! The initial show presents him in the light he needs to be shown in and his Sgt will compliment him well. No, this isn't the Morse we knew, but it is who we knew Robbie'd grow into. I think he will continue to give us the continuation of who Morse was, in his own way. The direction merits applause, it was very much like what we've seen in Morse. It isn't the same,yet is. I think John Thaw would be proud. Bravo - we're waiting for more!


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