Maigret: Season 1, Episode 4

Maigret and the Mad Woman (1 Mar. 1992)

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Maigret is dismissive when a seemingly paranoid elderly woman complains of being followed but later regrets his inaction when she is murdered.



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Episode cast overview:
Ciaran Madden ...
Geoffrey Hutchings ...
Jack Galloway ...
Marjorie Summerville ...
Mme. Antoine (as Marjorie Sommerville)
Frances Cuka ...
Angele Louette
Mark Lockyer ...
Emile Louette
Mark Frankel ...
Harold Innocent ...
Pepito Giovanni
Zoe Hodges ...
Little Girl
Trisha Vincent ...
Girl's Mother (as Tricia Vincent)
András Ambrus ...
M. Caille
Ferenc Némethy ...
Old Man
Sándor Téri ...
Police Driver (as Sandor Tery)


An elderly widow is sure someone is following her and entering her flat when she's away. Maigret assumes she is having senior moments and assigns a subordinate to escort her home. When the woman is found smothered to death, the detective is plagued with guilt and vows to apprehend her killer. The only suspects are her only relatives: her middle-aged daughter who disliked her mother, her paid gigolo, and her wastrel grand nephew who sponged off the victim. Written by Gabe Taverney (

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Chief Inspector Jules Maigret: So you have a son, but you're not married.
Angele Louette: Emile's father walked out the day he was born.
[She laughs]
Angele Louette: My God, I don't need men to support me.
[More laughing]
Angele Louette: I wish I didn't need them for other things, but unfortunately I do. Luckily, there are a lot of them about. Does that shock you?
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("I Will Wait"), an iconic French standard recorded by Rina Ketty in 1938 from the Italian song, "Tornerai" (Italian for "You Will Return,") music by Dino Olivieri, Italian lyrics by Nino Rastelli (with French lyrics by Louis Potérat. Sung by Mark Lockyer as Emile Lovette.
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