Jonathan Creek: Season 2, Episode 1

Danse Macabre (24 Jan. 1998)

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After a well known horror writer is shot dead one night at her son-in-law's house, her killer simply disappeared. As Jonathan is somewhat uninterested in the case, Maddy investigates for herself.

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Caroline Quentin ...
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Stephen Claithorne
Pippa Haywood ...
Lorna Claithorne
Meg Davies ...
Emma Lazarus
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Tom Terici
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Hal Drucker
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The Stalker
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Stuart Milligan ...
Martina Laird ...
Bridget
Frankie Park ...
Tessa
Jimmi Harkishin ...
Gary Lobo
Keith Morris ...
Waiter
Justin Alexis ...
Nathan
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After a well known horror writer is shot dead one night at her son-in-law's house, her killer simply disappeared. As Jonathan is somewhat uninterested in the case, Maddy investigates for herself.

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This is the first episode to feature Stuart Milligan as Adam Klaus, the part previously having been played in the first episode, Jonathan Creek: The Wrestler's Tomb (1997), by Anthony Head. See more »

Goofs

Emma Lazarus' body is kept in a coffin at her home, shortly after her murder: 1) The body would have been taken away for post mortem examination (amongst others showing the brain tumour this episode in the end centers about) and forensic tests. 2) Assuming a post mortem examination had been done, then, when the head was cut off and stolen by the stalker, the neck wouldn't show trachea and esophagus anymore (as it still does in this episode), as these are removed during a post mortem. See more »

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Maddy Magellan: [entering restaurant with Gary Lobo] I don't think I'll be spending the morning in a tank of boiling hot ink again in a hurry...
[picks up a menu from a waiter]
Maddy Magellan: I feel like a poached octopus!
[waiter nods his head, as if acknowledging an order]
Gary Lobo: [at a table] Yeah, Personally I found her novels disturbing yet, er, compelling. When she writes, for example, of a mutant fetus that strangles a young girl with its umbilical cord. The metaphor is, er, obvious
[starts to touch Maddy's hands across the table]
Gary Lobo:
Maddy Magellan: [...]
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