Barnaby is delighted to tell his family and Jones about the impending reunion of blues rock band Hired Gun at the annual Midsomer Rocks festival while assigned to supervise police security for artists, roadies and music fans descend on neighboring fields. He isn't amused daughter Cully dates band manager Simon Dixon, given the drugs context, and tells Jones his mentor, now retired D.I. Owen Jenkins, saw his career broken 30 years ago as the media blamed his failure to find the band's still missing member Ginger Foxton. The band stays at the mansion, with butler James Hobson, gardener Desmond Harcourt and secretary-housekeeper, his wife Finola, owned by a foundation in tontine but inhabited by Gary Cooper, who still fails to look a proper gentleman. Hired Gun's lush vocalist Mimi Clifton is electrocuted on stage whilst holding on to her microphone stand, that had an added mystery wire, but Gary was scheduled to use it that time. Barnaby and Jones guess rightly other band members could ...
Did You Know?
Mistook Left Brain behavior for Right Brain
Barnaby says with deep conviction, after checking suspicious electric outlets:
"It's all very premeditated isn't it? Musicians function in a more left-brain, impulsive manner. This is a right-brain MO. Somebody has thought this through very, very carefully."
It is the Left-brain that is linear and methodical, and the right-brain that is creative and creates its own reality, not as Barnaby states. See more
Should have used the Red Tag.
No, no, trust me, the Killer Bug is right for the flow.
In The Midnight Hour
Written by Wilson Pickett
and Steve Cropper
Performed by Geno Washington
and the Ram Jam Band See more