Ripper Street: Season 1, Episode 3

The King Came Calling (2 Feb. 2013)

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A man dies in the street, and word quickly spreads that cholera may have been to blame. However, Jackson thinks otherwise, and when dozens of others become ill, the race is on to discover the origin of the sickness.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Barnwell ...
Sidney Ressler
Flora Gable
Simon Gregor ...
Oddie Braddell ...
Jennifer Laverty ...
Emma Griffiths Malin ...


People are dying in the streets of Whitechapel and it seems that cholera has returned caused by a contaminated water pump. Jackson,however,examining the first victim,a man who has come from the city of London,detects the cause of death as ergotism,which sends its victims mad before they perish,and which has been deliberately added to the flour at Flora Gable's mill by a self-imposed judge of morals,who is also seeking notoriety in excess of the Ripper. With Reid's wife among the stricken the Whitechapel force must combine with Inspector Ressler from the city to catch the killer. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Inspector Sidney Ressler is scratched on the left side of his face. When outside of the Swedish Bakery, it appears to change to his right but the film is reversed (their watch fobs and pockets are reversed as well). See more »


Preacher: Stay away from the water. It is the King returned. King Cholera.
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