Lovejoy: Season 6, Episode 1

Fair Exchange (2 Oct. 1994)

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After a night of heavy drinking Lovejoy wakes up to being charged with assaulting Charlotte and stealing a painting, but he has no memory of anything.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Dudley Sutton ...
Caroline Langrishe ...
Diane Parish ...
Joanna Kanska ...
Anna Tabor
Mark Tabor
Brian Protheroe ...
Eric Deacon ...
D.C. Hardwick
Christian Burgess ...
Alan Tennyson
Harry Jones ...
Scotch Doogie
Bradley Lavelle ...
Mr Banner
Danny Schiller ...
Simon Bridges
Alison Burrows ...
Hotel Receptionist
David Arlen ...
Andy Whipp ...
Police Sergeant


The Tabors, an expatriate Polish couple down on their luck, have a valuable painting to sell but disregard Lovejoy's advice to put it at auction. For reasons of family pride they prefer a private sale to a public auction, and Charlotte buys the painting. The beautiful Mrs. Tabor tries to seduce Lovejoy and later arrives at the already inebriated Lovejoy's lodgings with a fur coat, a bottle of champagne, and nothing else. That same evening a burglar breaks into Charlotte's house, takes the painting and leaves her with a concussion. Looking out the window, she sees Lovejoy's pickup crashing into the fence and speeding away. Lovejoy wakes up to the police in his bedroom and finds the events of the previous evening difficult to remember. They discover a dented fender on his truck and the stolen painting in the house. When Lovejoy gives the sexy Mrs. Tabor as an alibi, she denies everything. The loyal Tinker pawns his Cartier watch for bail and the falsely accused Lovejoy tries to find the... Written by

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery





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Early in this episode Lovejoy's truck hits a gatepost, which badly damages the n/s front wing. Later the truck is seen pulling away from outside an hotel. As it swings round, the front wing is undamaged. See more »


Lovejoy: I'd slit my wrists if I had a razor.
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References King Kong (1933) See more »


There's No Business Like Show Business
Words and Music by Irving Berlin
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