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A Man of My Company 

The body of a ship's engineer is found in the Thames, and his murder seems to be connected with the arrival of a powerful shipping magnate and a group of Americans who are hunting Jackson and Long Susan.




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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Goldman
Martha Fanthorpe


Millionaire shipping magnate Theodore Swift arrives from America with an armed bodyguard of Pinkerton detectives,to buy out the ailing Argentine Marine shipping line. Reid sees it as no accident that the body of Samuel Fanthorpe,the engineer who has designed a revolutionary engine which will save the company,is fished from the docks. At the same time journalist Fred Best finds out that Jackson is actually Matthew Judge,a renegade Pinkertoon officer,who abducted Swift's daughter and killed a man in the resultant shoot-out. Frank Goodnight,Swift's chief bodyguard,is out for revenge. Following a raid on the brothel and the disappearance of Fanthorpe's wife Reid discovers the double purpose of the Americans' visit,leading to an opportunity for Jackson to find redemption. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Crime | Drama | Mystery






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2 March 2013 (USA)  »

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16:9 HD
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[Rose wakes up on Bennet's couch after he comes home]
Rose Erskine: [smiling] So is this the lot for a bobby's wife, then? Never knowing when you're like to come home?
Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake: Yeah, it can be... and as you've said, not long past, it is not much of a life.
[his tone hardens]
Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake: You... you come to me out of fear, Rose, not natural affection. I know I'm not much... but I am worth better than that.
Rose Erskine: Then what is to become of me?
Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake: Your mistress is returned to her house. You can do likewise, if you wish.
Rose Erskine: And if I do not? If I ...
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