Frost investigates two serial criminals preying on senior women, a burglar and a serial killer while working with a beautiful new partner.

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Bruce Alexander ...
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Neil Phillips ...
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Ronald Gould
Margery Mason ...
Mrs Archer
Lindy Whiteford ...
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Dean Hoskins
Clara Salaman ...
Kathy Reynolds
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Pamela Cundell ...
Mrs Barrett (as Pamela Cundall)
Valerie Lush ...
Mrs Haynes
Richard Beale ...
Mr Proctor
Isabelle Amyes ...
Angela Newcombe
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DI Jack Frost investigates a series of burglaries directed against old age pensioners. Things take a serious turn when an elderly woman is badly beaten. On examination however, this case doesn't fit the pattern of the others and may not be related. As well, the victim was very difficult and disliked by many, including neighbours and community volunteers. The case takes a nasty turn when another elderly victim is found dead, with the potential to create a panic among the public. Frost concludes that the second victim knew her attacker and proceeds to eliminate all possible suspects, one by one. Written by garykmcd

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D.I. Frost: I got a season ticket to the late night laundrette.
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Not Quite Up to the First Severl
9 September 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In this episode, it is Frost's task to find a person who has been murdering old women. Not only does he murder them, he maims and destroys their faces. As with other episodes, many red herrings and misleading characters are thrown at us. There is, of course, Mullett's constant attention to Frost's actions, getting in the way of things. Frost has a different partner again, an attractive middle aged woman, who, like so many others, marvels at what he gets away with. The two begin to connect well. This also introduces us to a love interest for the cynical old guy. Perhaps this will add a new dimension to the show. The story, as is often the case, starts out with few clues, other than these women gathered to play Bingo and had frequent rides from various volunteers. I think that the obvious choice of the culprit sort of diminishes its overall effect.


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