Lovejoy: Season 2, Episode 11

Riding in Rollers (1 of 2) (17 May 1991)

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After Lovejoy meets Harry Catopodis at a party thrown by a rich American widow, he discovers that the Emporer Hirohito teabowl he is selling is a fake.



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Episode cast overview:
Chris Jury ...
Dudley Sutton ...
Cassandra Lynch
Harry Catapodis
Toshiro Tanaka
Eiji Kusuhara ...
Miki Watanabe
Frank Duncan ...
Hepburn Graham ...
John Horsley ...
Paddy Joyce ...
David Gooderson ...
Cyril Catchpole
Auriol Goldingham ...
Rie Yanagisawa ...
Japanese Waitress


Lovejoy meets another antique dealer, the affable Harry Catapolis at a dinner party hosted by a rich, beautiful American widow, Cassandra Lynch. Catapolis is in the process of selling a rich Japanese businessman the tea bowl used by the Emporer Hirohito just before resigning his divinity at the end of World War ii. Lovejoy proves the bowl to be a fake and points out to Cassandra that many of the objets d'art sold by Catapolis to her are forgeries. They all vow to revenge themselves on Catapolis using a priceless 9 million dollar icon once owned by Catherine the Great as bait. Written by

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This episode and the following one, Lovejoy: The Black Virgin of Vladimir (2 of 2) (1991), are sometimes shown as a single 105-minute episode Black Virgin of Vladimir. See more »


Harry Catapodis: What I could do with a half million pounds right now!
Lovejoy: I know the feeling.
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