Luther: Season 1, Episode 4

Episode #1.4 (7 Nov. 2010)

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Three women, last seen walking home alone at night, have been murdered in five weeks. The killer, Graham Shand, removes a necklace from the latest corpse to give his unfaithful wife Linda ... See full summary »

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Three women, last seen walking home alone at night, have been murdered in five weeks. The killer, Graham Shand, removes a necklace from the latest corpse to give his unfaithful wife Linda for her birthday before striking again. He is a failed taxi driver with a virility problem and Luther eventually traps him - after spotting the tell-tale necklace on Linda - with the aid of undercover decoy Layla, though it is Linda who has the last word. Elsewhere, Alice, still running free despite being a prime suspect, kills Henry Madsen to 'save' Luther. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Mark North: This is what I think you should do. You should make a list of the reasons why you married him. And then make another list of the reasons why you left him. And then see if the two lists don't overlap.
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Luther stays in the office
30 May 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

There is a serial killer operating in London but DCI Luther has been ordered to stay in the office because the man he allowed to fall and nearly die in episode one has woken from his coma. This doesn't mean he can't lead the cast though and as he sorts though the evidence he is soon convinced the killer is a taxi driver. Unfortunately that doesn't narrow the field of suspects too much as there are so many taxis and the availability of second hand cabs means the killer might not even be licensed. While Luther and his team are closing in on their target the killer is escalating his operations going after another woman each night.

This was a decent episode, I think it was improved by having Luther confined to his office rather than out on the streets losing his temper every few minutes... although he did lose it after one particular phone call from Alice because she'd done him a favour he didn't want. Rob Jarvis was good enough as killer but Nicola Walker was better as the wife who knew he was a bit odd but had no idea just how odd he was. Towards the end of the episode there was a nice reference to 'The Shining' as the killer tries to break through a bathroom door to get to a girl who is hiding from him.


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