Agatha Christie's Poirot Previous Broadcasts

The Adventures of the Italian Nobleman (Episode #505)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Captain Hastings finally decides to buy an elegant Italian car from Mr. Vizzini's showroom and is completing the order form when a dubious character arrives at the showroom with the message that Vizzini's time is up. Time is also up for another of Vizzini's compatriots when Count Foscatini, a neighbor of one of Poirot's friends, is found murdered. The case seems to lack a motive, until Miss Lemon's love life throws up a clue.

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  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

The Case of the Missing Will (Episode #504)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

When academic Andrew Marsh dies shortly after changing his will, Poirot decides that there are several motives for his possible murder. Before he died, Marsh asked Poirot to be executor of his new will in which he left his entire estate to Violet, his ward. This leaves many expectant beneficiaries out in the cold and Poirot's suspicions of foul play deepen when the will mysteriously disappears.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Yellow Iris (Episode #503)

KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Hastings tells Poirot about a new restaurant opening in London which has the same name as one Poirot visited two years ago in Buenos Aires. A yellow iris arrives with the post, which further reminds Poirot of his trip. Iris, one of his dinner companions in Buenos Aires, was murdered and Poirot was unceremoniously deported before he could investigate. Could the mysterious arrival of the flower be a request for Poirot to pick up the case again?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

The Underdog (Episode #502)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

After a mystery fire at his factory, businessman Sir Rueben Astwell decides to file the details of his newly discovered compound at home. Astwell's ambitions to cash in on the possible war with Germany are thwarted when he is bludgeoned to death in his study. Despite failed attempts to hypnotize Poirot, Miss Lemon's new skill helps to solve this baffling case of murder and revenge - as well as helping Hastings to achieve a hole-in-one on the golf course.

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