A Touch of Frost (1992–2010)
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Benefit of the Doubt: Part 1 

Working with a problematic new partner, Frost investigates a homicide and a disappearance and has to prove that he is not the man harassing women in Denton.


Roger Bamford


R.D. Wingfield (characters), David Gilman (screenplay)




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Jason ... DI Jack Frost
Bruce Alexander ... Supt. Mullett
Robert Glenister ... D.S. Terrence Reid
John Lyons ... D.S. Toolan
Joanne Froggatt ... Anne
David Horovitch ... Jameson
Arkie Whiteley ... Dr. Helena Gibson
Dermot Crowley ... Dr. Bennet
Frank Kovacs Frank Kovacs ... Dr. Retnik
Chris Gascoyne ... Dr. Bill Hughes
Colin Mace ... Anderson
Arthur White Arthur White ... Ernie Trigg
James McKenna James McKenna ... Sgt. Brady
Michael Moreland Michael Moreland ... PC Prentice
Colin Farrell Colin Farrell ... Lawrence Dale Brewer


As is usually the case, there's a lot on DI Jack Frost's plate these days. He's been assigned a new officer, DS Terence Reid who has been transferred somewhat abruptly after investigating a university student for selling contraband cigarettes. He has other problems as well, as Frost soon learns, but generally he is a good copper. Their first case is that of a woman, eventually identified as Sylvia Carter, whose remains are found on the railroad tracks after being run over by several trains. She worked for a local sandwich maker and Frost is convinced she was having an affair with someone. Dr. Helena Gibson, a senior surgeon at the local hospital in Denton, goes missing over a weekend. From all accounts she was in on Saturday but didn't show up at a colleague's house for lunch on Sunday. She was brilliant in her field but was disliked by virtually everyone at the hospital so there is no shortage of possible suspects if in fact anything is amiss. Lastly, Jack has a lookalike who is ... Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Mystery



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Among the best of the part eps!
20 April 2021 | by phlbrq58See all my reviews

There's a lot going on in this one. No less than 6 storylines. Good guest stars along with some Frost back story legend. Must see for fans. Its terrific how rewatchable so many Brit murder series are for me.

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14 January 2001 (UK) See more »

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Yorkshire, England, UK

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