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The Case of the Missing Will (#504) Duration: 51:06 STEREO TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 4, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 5, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Adventures of the Italian Nobleman (#505) Duration: 50:54 STEREO TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 7, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 25, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 26, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me

The Chocolate Box (#506) Duration: 50:44 STEREO TVPG

Accompanied by Poirot, Inspector Japp is visiting Brussels where he is to receive the "Branche d'Or" for his services to Belgium. A remark of Commissaire de Police Chantalier brings back memories of a case which Poirot "failed" to solve more than 20 years ago. The very notion is plainly ridiculous - and Poirot amusedly turns over in his mind the fascinating story of the liberal politician and his fateful chocolate box.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 14, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Dead Man's Mirror (#507) Duration: 50:52 STEREO TVPG

Poirot is keen on an Art Deco mirror, but is outbid at auction by Gervase Chevenix who asks Poirot to find out if he is being defrauded - offering him the mirror as a fee. Poirot travels down to Chevenix's house, but, before he can begin the fraud investigation, his client is found shot dead and his "fee" shattered into a thousand pieces. A note beside the body which reads simply "sorry" is Poirot's only obvious piece of evidence.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 21, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan (#508) Duration: 49:57 STEREO TVPG

Under orders from his doctor, Poirot is taking a holiday in Brighton on the south coast of England. His arrival coincides with the opening of a new production of "Pearls Before Swine". Leading lady Margaret Opalson wears a magnificent pearl necklace for her stage role which once belonged to the Russian royal family. When the necklace is stolen, Poirot feels obliged to break his holiday and recover the gem.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 28, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

How Does Your Garden Grow (#301) Duration: 51:40 STEREO TVPG

When elderly Amelia Barrowby is poisoned in her home, the obvious culprit seems to be her companion Katrina. Poirot and Hastings had met Amelia at the Chelsea Flower Show earlier that summer where a rose had been named after the great detective. Poirot hurries to Ameila's home where his new found interest in gardening pays off when he spots something fishy in Amelia's garden border.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Million Dollar Bond Robbery (#302) Duration: 51:23 STEREO TVPG

The future of the London and Scottish bank is riding on its million dollar shipment of Liberty Bonds to New York on the inaugural sailing of the Queen Mary. Poirot faces one of the most difficult decisions of his career - can he overcome the dreadful curse of sea-sickness to accompany the bonds and ensure their safe passage?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Plymouth Express (#303) Duration: 50:58 STEREO TVPG

When young heiress Florence Halliday is murdered en route to Plymouth the chief suspects are a couple of known gold-diggers: her reprobate ex-husband Rupert, and recent French admirer the Comte de la Rochefour. Poirot and Hastings retrace Florence's train journey to the West Country. A last siting of Florence seeking an evening paper provides Poirot with the clue he needs to solve her murder.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

Wasps' Nest (#304) Duration: 51:12 STEREO TVPG

Captain Hastings finds intrigue and mystery in the picture when he experiments with a new camera at a garden fete he visits with Poirot and Inspector Japp. The Belgian sleuth is soon caught up in a tale of jealousy, revenge .... and wasps .... while Japp ends up in hospital with appendicitis.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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