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"Inspector Morse" The Way Through the Woods (TV Episode 1995) Poster

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Chief Inspector Morse: The glass is always half-full to you, isn't it, Lewis?

Detective Sergeant Lewis: "If you can meet with triumph and disaster, and treat those two imposters just the same".

Chief Inspector Morse: Kipling.

Detective Sergeant Lewis: No, All England Lawn Tennis Association, sir. It's written up above the players' entrance, Centre Court.

Chief Inspector Morse: So it is.

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Dr. Laura Hobson, pathologist: [Meeting Morse for the first time] Do you know where I might find a Detective Chief Inspector... looks like "Mouse"?

Chief Inspector Morse: Morse. Detective Chief Inspector Morse.

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DCI Martin Johnson: [Referring to Morse] What's he doin' here?

Chief Superintendent Strange: I'm assigning Morse investigating officer on this, Johnson.

DCI Martin Johnson: [resentful] What's this? Give a dog a bone week?

Chief Superintendent Strange: I want someone to give me the full picture, not edited highlights.

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Chief Superintendent Strange: Well, you better not walk out of the woods with something more than just a shovel in your hands, matey, or you'll be the laughing stock of Thames Valley.

Chief Inspector Morse: It wouldn't be the first time.

Chief Superintendent Strange: No, but it might just be the last!

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Chief Inspector Morse: Once upon a time we solved crime with a brain and a notebook. These days it's pie charts and a notebook. The romance is gone.

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Detective Sergeant Lewis: Death would have been instant, would it not?

Chief Inspector Morse: [Annoyed] "Occurred instantaneously", Lewis, or "was instantaneous" if you must. Coffee may be instant, death may not.

Dr. Laura Hobson, pathologist: Yes, Sergeant, it would have been instant.

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Detective Sergeant Lewis: [Surprised as Morse is pulling up] Morning, sir.

Chief Inspector Morse: [Dryly] Lewis.

Detective Sergeant Lewis: I didn't expect you back in for a few weeks, yeah?

Chief Inspector Morse: A man can see enough of his own four walls.

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Chief Inspector Morse: Perhaps it's time to go, but be careful what you wish for.

Detective Sergeant Lewis: How's that?

Chief Inspector Morse: There's always a price to pay, Lewis... always.

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