Broadchurch: Season 1, Episode 3

Episode #1.3 (21 Aug. 2013)

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Hardy continues to irritate Ellie, especially when he gets her to sit in on Mark's interview. Mark explains his finger-prints were at the murder scene because he did some work there but ... See full summary »



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Hardy continues to irritate Ellie, especially when he gets her to sit in on Mark's interview. Mark explains his finger-prints were at the murder scene because he did some work there but key-holder Susan Wright denies letting him in and work-mate Nige destroys his alibi. However hotelier Becca Fisher comes forward to admit to an affair with Mark, thus giving him a new alibi. Following Steve's theory the police find that Mark does have a boat, stained with Danny's blood though Mark explains he cut himself on a fishing trip. Beth is approached by Steve, who tells her Danny was killed by somebody close to him, increasing her doubts about her husband. Meanwhile Karen, unable to get any locals to speak to her, tells Maggie and Olly she is gunning for Hardy after he failed to solve a similar case and Hardy tells his doctor he has taken on this investigation as a 'penance'. He does nonetheless accepts a dinner invitation with Ellie and her family. Written by don @ minifie-1

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DI Alec Hardy: [shouts from his office] Miller?
[Leaving his office he walks over to Miller who remains seated at her desk]
DI Alec Hardy: Reconstruction, Thursday night, one week on? Your boy Tom should do it.
DS Ellie Miller: What? No I don't want him to.
DI Alec Hardy: [Hardy interrupts] No. He's the best choice.
DS Ellie Miller: Did you not hear what I just said? He's just lost his best friend. That could traumatize him for life.
DI Alec Hardy: Well, maybe he should be allowed to decide.
DS Ellie Miller: No... I'm his mum... I decide!
DI Alec Hardy: Oh, so your commitment to this investigation stops outside these ...
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