Tinker shows signs of depression, and after Lovejoy balls him out for a misappraisal, he disappears without a word. Although he finds his caravan empty, Lovejoy discovers a cache of old family photographs and postcards from a vacation resort in Devon. On a hunch he goes there and finds Tinker has sold his trademark checkered three piece suit and black beret and is living in his sister's hotel. After Lovejoy apologizes for his behavior, Tinker reveals that he's not going to leave without trying to help his older sister. she and her wheelchair-bound husband own a beautiful hotel on Burgh Island but are financially strapped and in danger of losing the property to a developer. In its glory days the lodging played host to celebrities like Mrs. Wallis Simpson, Noel Coward, and Agatha Christie, but currently is hosting a convention for model train enthusiasts. The key to saving the hotel and getting Tink back is discovering the location of the legendary treasure trove of a notorious smuggler... Written by
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Tinker's full name is revealed: Archibald Bertram de Vere Dill! See more
Listen, some people... chaps, like to keep things private... like Tink. I respected him for that.
Fine, OK, fine. Forget it.
[She self-consciously clears her throat
Are you blaming me for something, Charlotte?
Sometimes, people... chaps... need to share things, but they need a signal... otherwise they bottle it up... and that can be sad. That's all I'm saying.
[Both are silent
References The Wizard of Oz
"How Deep Is the Ocean"
Words and Music by Irving Berlin
Played by hotel band See more