Jack Taylor Previous Broadcasts

The Magdalen Martyrs (Episode #103H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 8:30 PM

Jack Taylor is hired by Maggie McCarthy, the daughter of a recently deceased former inmate at St Monica's, an infamous Magdalen laundry in Galway, who wishes to identify the sadistic nun mentioned in her mother's diary, known only as Lucifer. The investigation is quickly hampered when Cody discovers that incriminating church records have vanished; while Jack is warned to drop the case by local criminal, Bill Cassell. As the diary reveals the depth of Lucifer's brutality, Jack discovers a 50-year-old family secret that leads him to the nun's identity, and an unexpected connection to the recent deaths of two brothers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 17, 2018 -- 2:30 AM

The Pikemen (Episode #102H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 8:30 PM

Upon returning to Galway a year on from the events in The Guards, Jack is hired to investigate the murder of a man who fell from the scaffolding of a construction site. Assisted by Cody, a naive young man who idolises him, Jack becomes drawn into the world of a vigilante group. Upon re-establishing contact with Anne Henderson, Jack finds her in an abusive relationship with a local businessman, who later turns up murdered. Jack is arrested and questioned for the murder, but escapes from custody, and he is forced to rely on Cody to help clear his name.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 2:30 AM

The Guards (Episode #101H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 2, 2018 -- 8:30 PM

Jack Taylor is fired from the Garda? after assaulting a politician he catches speeding. He is subsequently contacted by Anne Henderson, who hires him as a private eye on the premise of finding her missing teenage daughter. Henderson suggests the girl may have become the latest in a series of suspicious 'suicides' in Galway. Assisted by his artist friend, Sutton, Jack traces several of the dead girls to a sleazy factory manager named Ford, and discovers a collection of illegal sex videos. These revelations turn out to be only the beginning of his investigation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 -- 2:30 AM
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