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The Owl of Minerva (#135H) Duration: 47:00 STEREO TVRE

A body of a journalist about to expose an off shoot of the Freemasons, The Owl of Minerva, is found dead in the woods and Inspector Sullivan's investigations find him on the run for killing a fellow detective. Seeking sanctuary in the confessional at St Mary's; Father Brown with the aid of Mrs McCarthy, Lady Felicia, and Sid rally round to prove his innocence from a deadly organization with members highly placed in the community.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 29, 2015 -- 12:00am

The Daughters of Jerusalem (#116H) Duration: 46:04 STEREO TVPG

Father Brown is laid up in his attic bedroom with a broken leg, and young Father Roland Eager is acting as his locum. His film of African orphans being shown at the Kembleford Women's Institute is switched for a pornographic film. In the following days, two members of the Institute are murdered, one poisoned and one stabbed with a hat pin. Inspector Sullivan arrests Dianah Fortescue, whose husband was earlier arrested in a Soho pornographic cinema. Brown investigates with the help of Mrs. McCarthy, Lady Felicia, Sid Carter, and a telescope.

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 6:00pm Remind me

The Prize of Colonel Gerard (#118H) Duration: 46:55 STEREO TVPG

Edward Gerard, a prisoner of war who returns from North Korea sympathetic to his captors greatly displeases his martinet uncle, Colonel Cecil Gerard, who threatens to commit him to an asylum. When the Colonel is murdered, the suspects include the nephew, the Colonel's daughter (an adopted Chinese girl) the nephew was going to run away with, the brother-in-law, and the victim's wife. Father Brown finds the solution lies in the family history and the Colonel's sexual intentions to his adopted daughter.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 31, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
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The Grim Reaper (#119H) Duration: 46:17 STEREO TVPG

Obnoxious farmer John Tatton has an equally obnoxious son, Alfred, who covets the young wife, Oona, of Doctor Crawford. When Alfred is killed in a threshing machine, the doctor is suspected when accusatory poison pen letters appear. John Tatton believes his son was having an affair with the doctor's wife, who is pregnant.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 31, 2015 -- 8:48pm Remind me
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The Hammer of God (#101H) Duration: 51:54 STEREO TVRE

The brother of an Anglican vicar is killed with a blacksmith's hammer. The blacksmith's wife, who had been blackmailed by the victim, confesses; Father Brown must find a killer who believes it was God's work from the victim's many enemies before an innocent woman is sent to the gallows.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Laws of Motion (#120H) Duration: 59:37 STEREO TVPG

Audrey MacMurray is a ruthless businesswoman and "cougar" with many enemies. While racing her car at a local hill climb track, she is killed when her brake line has been cut. Father Brown's investigation infuriates Inspector Sullivan, who already has his own suspect in custody, and the Inspector arrests Brown for a breach of the peace to put an end to his amateur sleuthing.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 8:00pm Remind me
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The Man in the Shadows (#121H) Duration: 47:11 STEREO TVPG

Sid stumbles across a dead man about to be put in a river and Inspector Sullivan covers up the death as an accident. Sid is arrested when he and Father Brown investigate and Lady Felecia is blackmailed by an MI5 spymaster looking for Soviet agent who has infiltrated an intelligence base in a stately home.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 7, 2015 -- 8:46pm Remind me
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The Flying Stars (#102H) Duration: 50:44 STEREO TVRE

The Flying Stars is a valuable necklace belonging to the theatrical Adams family and when the mother drowns in the lake; initially thought an accident until the tensions within the family are exposed. An Italian coin arouse Father Brown's suspicions and and a pair of shoes that are too large put Lady Felicia's life in danger.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Curse of Amenhotep (#122H) Duration: 47:01 STEREO TVPG

The young wife of Sir Raleigh Beresford dies mysteriously after seeing the coffin of Amenhotep, an Eygyptian mummy Beresford had brought back from his excavations, some 26 years earlier, where his first wife was killed during a rock fall; a curse on the coffin is suspected until first his son is arrested and then his secretary confesses to murder.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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The Wrong Shape (#103H) Duration: 47:45 STEREO TVRE

Ex-doctor Leonard Quinton is foretold of his death by his Indian manservant and asks Father Brown to look after his estranged wife after his death. Quinton is found hanged and murder is suspected by Brown and Inspector Valentine but the unmarked headstone of a three month old baby buried in the garden and his treatment of his wife for morning sickness with a new German drug provides the tragic answer.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Invisible Man (#123H) Duration: 46:01 STEREO TVPG

The circus returns to Kembleford and local waitress, Laura, is held to her promise given in jest the year before to marry the clown or the hypnotist. The clown is murdered; in his dying breath he names the hypnotist. Laura's boyfriend, the clown's girlfriend, and another clown are all suspected. Laura's willingness to marry the hypnotist puzzles Father Brown, even though he agrees to marry the couple.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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The Man in the Tree (#104H) Duration: 47:37 STEREO TVRE

A man stripped and pushed from a train on a viaduct is found by Lady Felicia injured and stuck up a tree. Father Brown meets a visiting German priest, arousing hostility amongst the villagers with recent war memories. Father Brown sees to it that, not the law, but justice is done.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Sign of the Broken Sword (#124H) Duration: 47:11 STEREO TVPG

A Major is murdered on an army base by a legendary broken sword; during commemorations of the men killed during the evacuation of Dunkirk. The sword belonged to the regiment's Colonel who used the sword to charge an enemy position with his men. Father Brown has to uncover the secret of two murders; being kept to uphold the honour of the regiment. Loosely based on the 1911 story of the same title.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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The Eye of Apollo (#105H) Duration: 50:50 STEREO TVRE

The Church of Apollo comes to Kembleford and Susie falls under the spell of their charismatic leader, Kalon. Jealousy among the followers leads to the murder, in a locked room, of Kalon's wife. Father Brown must solve the murder and break Kalon's spell over Susie before she leaves with him following baptism into his church.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Last Man (#125H) Duration: 47:01 STEREO TVPG

The arrest of the new cricket captain of Kembleford's cricket team for the murder of the team's fast bowler, and a suicide the year before in the cricket pavilion and a match against a rival village to determine the ownership of the cricket ground finds Father Brown consoling the victim's mother, solving a murder involving blackmail, playing cricket and watching Lady Felicia as the last man of the innings.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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The Bride of Christ (#106H) Duration: 48:46 STEREO TVRE

Two nuns die of cyanide poisoning, the first in front of Father Brown and the second while Inspector Valentine is investigating the first death. Ill feeling between the nuns, and the bottles of cyanide held at the convent, lead to many a suspect. Sister Boniface, a fan of Agatha Christie, lends a helping hand to Father Brown.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 10, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Upcott Fraternity (#126H) Duration: 46:37 STEREO TVPG

Father Brown is visiting his old Rector at Upcott Seminary for trainee priests when a student commits suicide, Brown attempts to find the truth behind his death and a student a year earlier; both members of a secret fraternity that has closed ranks. Father Brown enlists Sid to go undercover as trainee priest despite Mrs McCarthy's misgivings.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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The Devil's Dust (#107H) Duration: 48:57 STEREO TVRE

14 year old Ruth Bennett goes missing. Ostracized by the village because of a skin complaint the villagers believe is caused by radiation at her father's place of work. When her blood-stained pajamas are found, suspects include Ruth's family doctor she had a crush on, her mother who had hit her and a plumber with a similar skin complaint dying of cancer.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 17, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Kemblefored Boggart (#127H) Duration: 46:48 STEREO TVRE

The domineering father of a successful young writer, 22 year old Hannah, is murdered in a locked room and the only suspect is an itinerant traveller who comes to Kembleford every year in a caravan with his mother. Father Brown's suspicions are aroused when the murder has the hallmarks of a Boggart, an unwelcome infant from another world; created by Hannah in her book.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 19, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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The Face of Death (#108H) Duration: 47:55 STEREO TVRE

Lady Margaret runs a man down and his son Daniel blames her for deliberately doing it. At a masked charity garden party a guest is murdered in an identical mask to Lady Margaret's husband. When Lady Margaret is murdered, Daniel is suspected but cannot be found.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me

The Lair of the Libertines (#128H) Duration: 46:41 STEREO TVRE

Father Brown, Mrs McCarthy, and Felicia find themselves stranded at a hotel hired by Madame Chania and her guests, international playboys, seeking hedonistic pleasures. When a local prostitute is found murdered in the grounds and two of the guests are killed; Father Brown realizes they are all in the lair of a hunter intent on killing them all.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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The Mayor and the Magician (#109H) Duration: 47:19 STEREO TVRE

At the annual village f?te the obnoxious mayor, William Knight, is electrocuted at the microphone. He is a man with many enemies, including his wife, who is arrested. Father Brown is shocked by what is said in the confessional, but it provides a clue to the killer. Mrs McCarthy's 'long dead' husband, Franc, turns up dressed as a magician.

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  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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