The lead singer of a 60s rock band who is believed to have committed suicide 35 years earlier suddenly materializes and wants to reorganize the group.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Panting ...
Craig Bell
Lucas (as Thomas Kane)
Trevor Byfield ...
Bone (as Zig Byfield)
Esme Ford
Jessica Manley ...
Renee Montemayor ...
Philip Correia ...


Thirty-five years after she supposedly drowned herself, rock star Esme Ford returns to Oxford to secretly re-establish her band Midnight Addiction with former members Richie, Mack and Franco. The secrecy extends to the band's reaction when an orphaned teenage boy is killed outside Richie's house. Then ex-roadie Bone and Richie's daughter's music tutor, who used to write the band's sleeve-notes, are also murdered. Midnight Addiction may well once have been the real thing but several people are definitely not what they first seem to be. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Crime | Drama | Mystery






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29 August 2010 (USA)  »

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1.78 : 1
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Jane Bertish and Trevor Byfield have appeared in both Inspector Morse and the spin off Lewis. See more »


At about 1 hour 28 min, Richie Maguire and DI Robert Lewis are conversing next to a police "panda car". In the shots where the camera is facing Richie Maguire, the antenna is in the vertical position; when the camera is facing DI Robert Lewis, it's laid horizontally on the roof. This is also a factual error because that type of antenna is for window glass mounting only. It cannot operate through a metal car roof, as it is seen. See more »


DI Robert Lewis: All she's done since I got her in is make one phone call to the Randolph
Chief Superintendent Jean Innocent: Who'd she speak to?
DI Robert Lewis: the Hotel switchboard cannot divulge that information
Chief Superintendent Jean Innocent: They'll find they bloody well can if I go round there
DI Robert Lewis: Not necessary; I know who it was
Chief Superintendent Jean Innocent: Oh god; I get so worried when you do this inscrutable thing
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References Frankenstein (1931) See more »


Inspector Lewis Main Theme
Written by Barrington Pheloung
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Deadpan as usual, but it could have been worse.
25 May 2009 | by (Capital, Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

Too many murders, not enough brains.

Didn't they use this year old cliché of "victim saved by the last chase, corny music included" on the last episode, "The Point of Vanishing"? Are they going to inflict us any other form of brain damage, or is it going to be a "repeat" of old formulas already used in 50' lowbrow US films? 3 gays, 2 of which are mean and coward. Again, stereotypes, anyone :(? It's a mystery to me how Colin Dexter could have co written this. Morse is a work of genius. Lewis is a below average TV series.

At least there's no hint of Lewis' desire for young beautiful students nor DS Hathaway's gleeful acceptance of his Master. But once, "he's a genius" when he pulls of an interview so out of his normal self it seems... they needed to speed up this bad episode, in fear they may drone on with this awful series.

Enjoy... if you can :)!

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