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The Dream (#110) Duration: 49:28 STEREO TVPG

Poirot receives a note from wealthy pork pie manufacturer Benedict Farley urgently requesting a meeting. The elderly tycoon explains a recurring dream in which he commits suicide in the library at midday using a revolver. He asks whether Poirot has any experience of a victim being hypnotized into committing suicide Poirot has not. When Farley is found dead with a gun in his hand, Poirot is convinced that foul play is afoot.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Cornish Mystery (#205) Duration: 48:13 STEREO TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

Peril at End House - Part 1 (#201) Duration: 51:19 STEREO TVPG

Poirot and Hastings are holidaying in Cornwall when they meet the beautiful Nick Buckley, who has three near fatal accidents within a very short space of time. Intrigued, Poirot talks to Nick's friends who are loath to believe her stories of murder attempts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim (#206) Duration: 51:36 STEREO TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

Peril at End House - Part 2 (#202) Duration: 51:11 STEREO TVPG

Poirot and Hastings are holidaying in Cornwall when they meet the beautiful Nick Buckley, who has three near fatal accidents within a very short space of time. Intrigued, Poirot talks to Nick's friends who are loath to believe her stories of murder attempts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

Double Sin (#207) Duration: 51:11 STEREO TVPG

Hastings is disturbed by Poirot's talk of retiring and suggests they take a short holiday in the Northwest of England. On a day trip to Lake Windermere, Hastings is very taken with fellow passenger Mary Durrant who confides that she is carrying valuable antiques which she intends to sell to a client. When the antiques are stolen en route Hastings takes charge - the newly retired Poirot affecting complete disinterest in the theft.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Veiled Lady (#203) Duration: 49:13 TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 11, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Adventure of the Cheap Flat (#208) Duration: 50:16 STEREO TVPG

Hercule Poirot meets a young couple who cannot believe their luck in finding a fashionable London flat for a nominal rent. Poirot is intrigued and decides to uncover the mystery of the cheap flat by pretending to move into the same block. This move unwittingly involves Christie's charmingly eccentric hero in an undercover FBI investigation into the recovery of secret submarine plans stolen by the mafia.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 12, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Lost Mine (#204) Duration: 51:33 STEREO TVPG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

The Kidnapped Prime Minister (#209) Duration: 51:13 STEREO TVPG

Poirot is called in at the highest level when the British Prime Minister is kidnapped in France en route to a disarmament conference. The kidnap has been preceded by a gun attack on the PM as he traveled down on the boat train after seeing the King at Windsor. With only 32 hours to go before the conference is due to start, Poirot confounds the government by refusing to cross the channel and pursuing his investigation in England.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 19, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Adventure of the Western Star (#210) Duration: 50:44 STEREO TVPG

Poirot's compatriot, famous film star Marie Marvelle, shows him letters demanding the return of her magnificent diamond, the 'Western Star.' Despite Poirot's protests, Marie is determined to keep hold of the diamond so that she can wear it at a weekend house party at Yardley Chase. Lady Yardley owns the companion jewel, the 'Eastern Star,' and Marie is determined not to be outshone. But before this glittering occasion can take place, both diamonds are stolen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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

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Channel 54.3
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Wave 157

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Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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