Department S: Season 2, Episode 5

The Shift That Never Was (29 Oct. 1969)

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Something strange has happened at the Bellman-Parsons chemical factory. Although locals claim that they saw the work force arriving as normal,the management report that all of the regular ... See full summary »

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Joel Fabiani ...
Rosemary Nicols ...
Dennis Alaba Peters ...
James Kerry ...
Johnny
Caroline Blakiston ...
Kate Mortimer
Eric Lander ...
Douglas Stayte
Eddie Byrne ...
Frank Bellman
Toke Townley ...
George Parsons
John Horsley ...
The Detective
Anthony Dutton ...
Frank
Leslie Schofield ...
Sam
Laurie Asprey ...
The Photographer
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Something strange has happened at the Bellman-Parsons chemical factory. Although locals claim that they saw the work force arriving as normal,the management report that all of the regular employees reported in as sick,except one,and he is later found murdered. A substitute work force has been using the factory for a plot involving the use of its tankers,a gold robbery and the soon-to-be-opened Northover nuclear power generating station,where Annabelle is held captive by the villains. Written by don @ minifie-1

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