Hetty Wainthropp Investigates: Season 2, Episode 3

Runaways (13 Dec. 1996)

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When the mentally challenged daughter of a local mayor runs away from the institution she lives in with her challenged boyfriend, they come across a dead body.

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Derek Benfield ...
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John Graham-Davies ...
D.C.I. Adams (as John Graham Davies)
Iain Rogerson ...
Bernard
Morag Siller ...
Susan Makepeace
Colin MacLachlan ...
Gerald Putman
Gabrielle Blunt ...
Molly Putman
John Normington ...
Mayor Makepeace
Polly Hemingway ...
Brenda Makepeace
Susan Bovell ...
Jessie Mann
Romy Baskerville ...
Doris Lavery
Sally Adams ...
Clare
Miriam Leake ...
Mary
Ina Clough ...
Bessie
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A son accidentally kills his elderly mother and leaves her body in their shared farm for someone else to discover, thus relieving some of his guilt. By chance he picks up two mentally challenged runaways and drops them off at their farm hoping they will be the ones to discover her. Meanwhile, Mrs. Wainthropp has been hired to find the mentally challenged daughter of a local Mayor and his wife. Obviously the two incidents are linked and eventually all loose ends are tied up. Written by irishtimbit

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Closeups of the corpse of Gerald's dead mother reveal her to be breathing. See more »

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Hetty Wainthropp: [Seeing Bernard snuggling into Susan to keep warm] If he so much as loosens a button, I'll have his guts for garters.
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