After a garage is demolished, the mummified body of a long vanished young man with IRA sympathies is found along with a car bomb.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Claire Goose ...
Joe Doyle
Maraid Doyle
Alice Taylor-Garnett
Sir Martin Havering
Caroline Lee-Johnson ...
Assistant Commissioner Dyson (as Caroline Lee Johnson)
Tom Georgeson ...
Major Timothy Cooper
Dr. Chris Reed
Christopher Strauli ...
Duncan Sanderson MP
Orla Charlton ...
David Firth ...


A garage is demolished. As the building falls apart, demolition work is halted at the sight of a skeleton sitting in the driver's seat. An unexploded bomb is found under the car which is soon linked to an Irish terrorist cell from the late 1970s. The team tread carefully to unravel the story of the would-be bomber. Why was he killed and why did the bomb fail to detonate? Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Mystery





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18 July 2004 (UK)  »

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Mel discovered that Gerald Doyle had been reported missing in January 1980. Boyd visited Doyle's parents and commented that Gerald had been reported missing in 1981; the Doyles agreed. See more »


Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: What is it?
Dr. Frankie Wharton: Well, I think it's a bomb.
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: Don't you think we should call the bomb squad?
Dr. Frankie Wharton: We call the bomb squad, we won't have a crime scene left.
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: Are you sure it's a crime scene?
Dr. Frankie Wharton: Well, he didn't fix a bomb to the bottom of the car and then die of boredom.
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