Agatha Christie's Poirot
From England to the Mediterranean, Poirot pits his wits against killers and kidnappers, murderers and plotters, and thieves and traitors in a compelling compendium of crime. Starring David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson and Pauline Moran, the series challenges the "little grey cells" of mystery lovers everywhere as they follow once again the adventures of one of television's most beloved sleuths.
Agatha Christie's Poirot Previous Broadcasts
The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim (Episode #206)
KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Wealthy banker Matthew Davenheim leaves his country mansion to walk to the post office after tea and is never seen again. He was expected to meet his colleague, Lowen, but Lowen sees no one on his walk from the station to Davenheim's house. Inspector Japp wagers that Poirot will not be able to solve the mystery without leaving his apartment which, much to the Belgian detective's disgust, he is currently sharing with a parrot.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
The Cornish Mystery (Episode #205)
KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Much to Poirot's chagrin, he arrives too late in Cornwall to prevent Mrs. Pengelley's death. She had asked for his help, suspecting her dentist husband to be poisoning her so that he could marry his young assistant. After conducting preliminary interviews, Poirot is sure that Mrs. Pengelley was not murdered by her husband and sets about finding the real killer.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
- KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
The Lost Mine (Episode #204)
KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
While Poirot is checking his account, the chairman of his bank is waiting for a Chinese man who is expected to sell the bank a map showing the location of a lost silver mine. When Mr. Wu Ling is found dead near the Red Dragon Casino at the docks, Inspector Japp becomes excited at the prospect of breaking a drug ring he has been pursuing for several years. Poirot is certain they are dealing with more than gangland crime.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
- KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
The Veiled Lady (Episode #203)
KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
In London's famous Burlington Arcade a man grabs a handful of jewels and flees. A bored Poirot is meanwhile musing on becoming a master criminal himself. At her request, he meets Lady Millicent Castle Vaugh who explains that she is soon to marry the Duke of Southshire but is being blackmailed by an ex-lover. Poirot now has the excuse he needs to realize his criminal ambitions and proceeds to break into the suspected blackmailer's flat.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 2:00 AM