Lovejoy: Season 6, Episode 4

Double Edged Sword (23 Oct. 1994)

TV Episode  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Shady businessman Frank Whymark's priceless 18th Century samurai sword has been stolen and he enlists Lovejoy to locate within 3 days or else.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Dudley Sutton ...
Caroline Langrishe ...
Diane Parish ...
Dinsdale Landen ...
Jim Leonard
Frank Whymark
Harry Whymark
John Warnaby ...
Richard Earthy ...
Vivien Parry ...
Hotel Manageress
David Arlen ...


Frank Whymark, a shady businessman, sends his goon Jack to coerce Lovejoy into seeing him. Whymark's priceless 18th Century Samurai sword has been stolen, but he does not want to notify the police for personal Because of Lovejoy's contacts in the antiques trade he tasks him with finding the weapon... or else! Lovejoy finds it selling at auction, but doesn't notify the auctioneers. In a playful mood he bids on it against friendly Jim Leonard, and drops off after 15 thousand pounds. Although he easily could warn Leonhard when he takes a beautiful, young prospective buyer to a local watering hall and hotel, Lovejoy keeps silent, clearly relishing the situation. However, the sexy client locks Jim in the bathroom and absconds with his sword, car, and money as the sword disappears again. Written by

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Frank Whymark: [to Lovejoy] My feeling about pain is, it's better to give tha to receive.
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