July 1969. As the highly-anticipated moon landings of Apollo 11 draw near, Endeavour finds himself investigating the death of a promising young astrophysicist and his girlfriend. Their deaths seeming to be a result of a tragic car accident on first inspection, with the clues pointing to foul play, Endeavour enlists the help of an injured Thursday to uncover the truth.
Did You Know?
The mechanic refers to the car as being sold by "The Winsome Welshmen", to which DI Thursday adds, "Dudley and Dunstan". This is a reference to the dodgy second hand car dealers in School for Scoundrels
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At just over 26 minutes in, the evening of July 17, the Sun is shown low in the sky over Oxford with the Moon to its right. The convexity of the crescent is facing *away* from the Sun, not something that can ever happen. See more
DS Endeavour Morse
I hope you're a more convincing liar when it matters. Your life may depend on it.
References Doctor Zhivago
Che Gelida Manina
from "La bohème"
Written by Giacomo Puccini See more