Waking the Dead: Season 4, Episode 9

The Hardest Word: Part 1 (8 Aug. 2004)

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A serial killer, possibly a man and woman working together, are responsible for a series of kinky, sex-related murders.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Claire Goose ...
Det Supt Andy Bulmer
Emma Fielding ...
Dr. Greta Simpson
William Laurence
Mrs. Carstairs
Raymond Carstairs
Paul Reynolds ...
DS Dave Marvin
Adam Bareham ...
James Carstairs
Stephen Noonan ...
Roman Barac
Neil Wilcox
Alexi Kaye Campbell ...
Graham Penn


A sadomasochistic serial killer is at large. The killings are brutal and the victims are found with the word 'Sorry' carved in their backs. When the killer strikes at the heart of the team, the investigation takes a new track and the motive for the murders takes on a very different meaning. Written by Anonymous

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Dr. Grace Foley: [Observing Mel's behavior in the interrogation room] That's Mel's "tell."
Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd: Whattaya mean?
Dr. Grace Foley: Well, when she's lying, she fiddles with her earring.
Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd: Is she?
[He laughs]
Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd: What's my tell?
Dr. Grace Foley: [Wryly] I'm not telling.
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References Inspector Gadget (1983) See more »


For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
Performed by the Crowd in the Pub
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