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Season 1

  • S01E01 A Clubbable Woman

    • March 16, 1996
    • BBC One

    The first episode see Dalziel picking up his once sociable roots - and returning to Wetherton Rugby Football Club where he is still a member. But his visit is not sparked off by a desire to down a few friendly pints in the bar. Connon the club's star player - he was tipped to play for England before an ankle injury wrecked his chances - has returned home from Saturday's match dazed and confused after a deliberate blow on the head in the confusion of a scrum. Still groggy, he goes to lie down leaving his wife Mary watching television. Some time later when he descends the stairs he finds her sitting in exactly the same position. There is just one difference - a neat, round and lethal hole in her skull. Has Connon killed his wife suspecting that she had ben unfaithful? Or could someone at the club have it in for the rugby star and his family?

  • S01E02 An Advancement of Learning

    • March 23, 1996
    • BBC One

    Pascoe is back on familiar territory when he is called to Holm Coltram University, along with his straight-talking, mickey-taking boss, the formidable Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel. But it is not the groves of academe that are calling to Dalziel, it is the lure of the unearthed body of a mystery middle-aged woman - buried underneath a statue commemorating the late head of the college. For Pascoe the discovery of the remains at the university gives him the chance to meet up once more with Ellie who is a lecturer there. The couple's relationship looks like it's ripe for renovation. The university campus becomes a temporary headquarters for Dalziel and Pascoe as they set up their office in the Principal's study. They soon learn that all is not as it seems at this seat of learning

  • S01E03 An Autumn Shroud

    • March 30, 1996
    • BBC One

    The wedding bells ring out as Peter Pascoe finally walks down the aisle with Ellie. An Autumn Shroud sees the happy couple off on their honeymoon - leaving Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel with no one to torment. The lure of Lincolnshire - the wedding location - appeals and Dalziel sets off a holiday of his own. But it seems he just can't get away from death and intrigue. A flooded road, a stranded car - and his only means of rescue turns out to be a funeral flotilla passing by! The deceased is one Conrad Fielding whose beautiful widow Bonnie offers Dalziel a port in the storm until his car is mended. But all is far from well at the Fielding's beautiful but debt-laden country home Lake House

Season 2

  • S02E01 Ruling Passion

    • June 14, 1997
    • BBC One

    Detective drama series. Pascoe and Ellie (who is now pregnant) visit friends in Oxfordshire but are horrified when they discover the murdered bodies of their friend Rose and two of her guests.Meanwhile DS Dalziel is back in Yorkshire investigating a series of burglaries in which the thief leaves a bizarre calling card. He finds a link with Patrick Ryecart who is a flamboyant antiques trader.

  • S02E02 A Killing Kindness

    • June 21, 1997
    • BBC One

    A serial killer who murders young women who have just become engaged is at large, who after every death phones the local newspaper and quotes from Shakespeare's "Hamlet". Investigations centre around a fair, where the young relative of a psychic fortune teller who "saw" the death of Brenda Sorby is also murdered.

  • S02E03 Deadheads

    • June 28, 1997
    • BBC One

    Dick Elgood, an old fiend of Dalziel's, unofficially reports two strange incidents which nearly kill him and asks Dalziel to investigate. The subsequent investigation by him and Pascoe exposes a chain of bizarre, accidental deaths stretching back nearly three decades but not a single shred of evidence to suggest foul play! Each of the, seemingly unconnected, deaths have somehow or other benefited Patrick Alderman even though it could not be proven that he had any connection to the deaths. The trail leads to Penny Highsmith, an old flame of Dalziel's, but goes cold when she is shown not to be involved. The case is eventually closed with the death, in mysterious circumstances, of Dick Elgood, the victim of yet another weird accident.

  • S02E04 Exit Lines

    • July 12, 1997
    • BBC One

    A car crash leaves Dalziel suspended from duty pending an investigation into drink-driving allegations. Pascoe probes the source of the claims against his boss, and exposes a web of conspiracy surrounding the violent death of an elderly Army veteran - all the while coping with being a dad of the Nineties and dealing with his senile father-in-law. Warren Clarke and Colin Buchanan star

Season 3

  • S03E01 Under World

    • March 21, 1998
    • BBC One

    A dead miner is found when old mine workings are re-opened. He is found on the anniversary of his, and another childs death. The question is, did he kill the child or not? The case is brought to a head when a journalist rules out the other suspect on the front pages of a sunday newspaper, causing red faces for the detectives. As the story unravels itself Dalziel makes sure the truth comes to light

  • S03E02 Child's Play

    • March 28, 1998
    • BBC One

    At the funeral of a thoroughly unpleasant woman, a mysterious older man appears and claims to be...her long-lost son! Needless to say, this complicates the matter of inheritance--and there's a fair amount of money at stake. Meanwhile, Sergeant Wield gets a phone call from a young man who knows a little too much about Wield's ""friend,"" Maurice Eaton. As it turns out, however, this mysterious (and possibly criminal?) young man has something to do with that family feud as well...

  • S03E03 Bones and Silence

    • October 18, 1998
    • BBC One

    Andy Dalziel is sole witness to the murder of his neighbour but has a hard time finding the evidence to convict the man, Philip Swain, he is convinced is guilty.

  • S03E04 The Wood Beyond

    • October 25, 1998
    • BBC One

    Pascoe has his life thrown into turmoil when he discovers that his grandfather was shot as deserter during World War One, Dalziel manages to fall for the prime suspect in the case (an animal rights raid on a pharmaceutical company and the discovery of a skeleton in the grounds of the place) he is investigating.

Season 4

  • S04E01 On Beulah Height

    • June 12, 1999
    • BBC One

    Memories of a case fifteen years before are revived for Dalziel when an eight year old girl is found murdered in a local beauty spot. Meanwhile Pascoe has other things to worry about when his daughter falls ill with meningitis.

  • S04E02 Recalled to Life

    • June 19, 1999
    • BBC One

    A former nanny (Shirley Anne Field) is released after 35 years in jail, which prompts an investigation about her conviction. Dalziel attempts to clear his name.

  • S04E03 Time to Go

    • June 26, 1999
    • BBC One

    A young clubber dies after being given poisoned drugs, trailing the culprit leads Andy and Peter into an alien world of raves. Meanwhile Dalziel has a shock in store for him when he meets the guardian of one of the chief suspects.

  • S04E04 The British Grenadier

    • July 3, 1999
    • BBC One

    Dalziel gets a phone call from an old flame, Stella, who needs someone to talk too as her marriage is falling apart. She had a row with her husband, Frank and he believes she is unfaithful Dalziel goes round to the pub they own and gets confronted by the husband, who has a gun from his army days. He takes Dalziel and the other people in the pub hostage. Dalziel tries to keep everyone calm while Frank starts to crack under the stress.

Season 5

  • S05E01 A Sweeter Lazarus

    • July 1, 2000
    • BBC One

    After suffering a gunshot wound at the end of the last season Dalziel returns to work and is quickly caught up in a serial killers death, he is amazed to learn that the main witness in the strange death is Abbie Hallingsworth - a woman who went missing as a young child 18 years before (Dalziel even put someone in prison for a murder). Dalziel also manages to get off on the wrong foot with new Assistant Chief Constable Rebecca Fenning.

  • S05E02 Cunning Old Fox

    • July 8, 2000
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and Pascoe have to investigate the murder of a member of the Harlesdon Hunt - tensions are high anyway with the anti-hunting element causing problems but Dalziel is not convinced a hunt saboteur is to blame, WDC Shirley Novello goes undercover amongst the hunt to try and find out thier secrets.

  • S05E03 Foreign Bodies

    • July 15, 2000
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and old flame Florence have their romantic getaway in Whitby ruined when a body is washed up on the beach there, when he and Pascoe investigate it takes them to a university and a possible involvement with Cold War Spies.

  • S05E04 Above the Law

    • July 22, 2000
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and Pascoe investigate the murder of a judge, who though married was homosexual, the judges wife is a politician and because of fears that the murder may have something to do with that fact, Dalziel finds himself having to deal with Special Branch as well as solve thecrime.

Season 6

  • S06E01 Walls of Silence

    • October 29, 2001
    • BBC One

    A promising young musician, who has just been awarded a scholarship to the Royal Academy, is discovered dead in a lake. The youngster has an unfortunate link to Andy Dalziel, a fact that causes him to be pulled from the case by ACC Belinda Kennedy. As they investigate the youngsters troubled life more secrets come out. Dalziel meanwhile picks up a lead on the case that links him to the youngsters family and solves another mystery.

  • S06E02 Home Truths

    • November 5, 2001
    • BBC One

    A young Indian woman is murdered after a heated meeting of a racially divided community who are discussing the fate of the local youth centre. Andy and his team are pulled in as there are no resources available. DC Novello drives through a riot and has her car window smashed before Dalziel & Wield come to the rescue. Dalziel is not made to feel welcome by the local Super - she calls him a country bumpkin! With the help of a Indian PC they follow up on leads - and in this case everyone has hidden agendas.

  • S06E03 Secrets of the Dead

    • November 12, 2001
    • BBC One

    An old flame of Dalziel's dies of cancer and someone murders the village lawyer. Together these 2 events open a can of worms. Peter Pascoe goes to visit his daugther in America, right into the path of a hurrican, aptly named Hurricane Andy. A letter addressed to Andy reveals that he is a father, something he had been unaware of for over 20yrs. Before he can deal with this his son is murdered. In the end everyone has a secret and Dalziel manages to turn over every rock to expose the truth

  • S06E04 Truth and Consequences

    • November 19, 2001
    • BBC One

    In the village of Thirksby the mine is being broken down to make way for a new hi tech factory. Protestors at the site storm the site and this leads to the uncovering of a skeleton, who has been there since the strikes of 84/85. The victim turns out to be a bent undercover cop, who was supposed to have run off with 250000 pounds meant for the strikers. Dalziels investigation opens a lot of wounds and awakens bad memories of the strike in both himself and the old miners. Peter Pascoe starts to doubt his superior as he researches Dalziels involvement 15 years ago. Dalziel sees his sister for the first time in 7 years but time has not improved their relationship. As the developer of the old mine is found murdered the secrets start to be revealed, opening some old wounds and causing some new ones.

Season 7

  • S07E01 The Unwanted

    • September 30, 2002
    • BBC One

    Pascoe returns home for the grand country wedding of a school friend. Soldier Ian Henslowe is marrying Jill Lowry, favourite daughter of wealthy farmer Ted Lowry. The reception is disrupted by the discovery of a dead body in the Lowry's pig sheds. The victim is Ian's best friend, fellow soldier Martin Wilkie. Dalziel, who's just returned from a hospital check-up for his dodgy heart, arrives to investigate. Ian's devastated when Jill admits that she was having an affair with Wilkie. Dalziel and Pascoe visit Wilkie's regiment and his home, only to find that it has just been ransacked and set on fire by an intruder; Dalziel tells Pascoe he is too close to the suspects to stay on the case; instead he can remain at his parents' and hope to pick up gossip. Pascoe does not get on with his father, who has always resented his son's decision not to go into farming, especially after the recent hardships of the foot-and-mouth outbreak. Instead, Bill Pascoe has relied for help on Pascoe's cousin, T

  • S07E02 Mens Sana

    • October 7, 2002
    • BBC One

    Dalziel checks out of hospital after a heart attack and is at home, bored, when a murder takes place at a posh health spa. He checks himself in there to investigate. Soon another murder takes place - are the two related?

  • S07E03 Sins of the Fathers

    • October 14, 2002
    • BBC One

    A paralyzed girl is miraculously healed after sitting under a tree in the woods near her home. Later the same tree yields the body of a young girl killed a long time ago. This leads Dalziel into a web of abuse by the Catholic Church, including the practice of splitting up families and making youngsters slave labour on church farms. In the village Dalziel bumps into his sister, who is trying to find her brother, that Dalziel knew nothing about. And she has news for him that breaks his heart.

  • S07E04 For Love Nor Money

    • October 21, 2002
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and Pascoe attend a retirement party for a senior colleague, Donald Fitzgerald. Dalziel's distinctly unhappy. He cannot forgive Fitzgerald for losing a recent court case against local villain and long standing adversary Danny Macer. He's even angrier when Macer turns up to celebrate, but anger turns to suspicion when Fitzgerald's found dead on a golf course the following morning. As the team examine Fitzgerald's soured personal life, including his affair with physiotherapist Rachel Waller, Dalziel goes after Macer. Pascoe tries to keep the investigation on course, but Dalziel's obsession soon leads him into confrontation with both Pascoe and his boss. ACC Stella Applegarth orders him back off duty on grounds of ill-health. Pascoe takes over, but soon finds evidence - a key leading to a bank vault and a suitcase full of money - which suggests that Dalziel's instincts about Fitzgerald may have been right. As Pascoe explores the implications, a second murder, that of Rachel Waller

  • S07E05 Dialogues of the Dead (1)

    • December 21, 2002
    • BBC One

    Wetherton CID struggles to track down a serial killer with a penchant for words, as Messrs Dalziel and Pascoe take on their most puzzling and challenging case to date. The sublimely confident killer leaves a dialogue for the police to find after each murder. These chilling documents, carefully written and lovingly illustrated, describe each killing in detail and, at the same time, are strewn with tantalising hints and clues. To celebrate the opening of a refurbished library and a new Heritage Centre, a short story competition is attracting reams of entries, one of which is so graphic that it prompts the police to revise their initial views of a recent fatal accident. This is just the first dialogue: worse is to come as the cocky killer starts writing about and executing a series of murders, in front of the police. So begins a desperate game of cat and mouse between a sinister killer and an increasingly concerned and apprehensive Dalziel and Pascoe, for whom the murders are getting agon

  • S07E06 Dialogues of the Dead (2)

    • December 22, 2002
    • BBC One

    Wetherton CID struggles to track down a serial killer with a penchant for words, as Messrs Dalziel and Pascoe take on their most puzzling and challenging case to date. The sublimely confident killer leaves a dialogue for the police to find after each murder. These chilling documents, carefully written and lovingly illustrated, describe each killing in detail and, at the same time, are strewn with tantalising hints and clues. To celebrate the opening of a refurbished library and a new Heritage Centre, a short story competition is attracting reams of entries, one of which is so graphic that it prompts the police to revise their initial views of a recent fatal accident. This is just the first dialogue: worse is to come as the cocky killer starts writing about and executing a series of murders, in front of the police. So begins a desperate game of cat and mouse between a sinister killer and an increasingly concerned and apprehensive Dalziel and Pascoe, for whom the murders are getting agon

Season 8

  • S08E01 A Game of Soldiers

    • January 3, 2004
    • BBC One

    An American woman tracing her family appears in a graveyard. The only person she meets is the gravedigger. Next time she's seen she is found dead by a bunch of squaddies. Dalziel comes to investigate and bumps into another old flame, Jenny Ettrick. Later, one of the squaddies kills himself after being harassed by his sergeant As Dalziel starts investigating, they find that the victim may have drunk in the squaddies bar. Another squaddie turns up dead and while investigating that murder they find out that there might be a case of mistaken identity

  • S08E02 The Price of Fame

    • January 10, 2004
    • BBC One

    Dalziel is investigating the disapperance of a teenage girl who was addicted to the Internet. He gets rough with the only suspect they have and gets booted off the case. Then a girl gets murdered at a holiday resort. Not any girl - a popular girl who won a TV reality contest. Then one of the holiday makers turns up dead as well. There are plenty of suspects but no real motive. Dalziel comes back onto the case. Another colleague is investigating a diamond heist. After Pascoe discovers a suspect from that case, by falling into a swimming pool, it looks like the cases could be linked

  • S08E03 Great Escapes

    • January 17, 2004
    • BBC One

    Dalziel's car breaks down on the moors and unsurprisingly Pascoe won't come fetch him in the middle of the night Dalziel walks to a nearby pub and stays the night. The next morning he discovers a body while taking a walk and suddenly a bigger case unfolds. The landlord's son was convicted of murdering his wife but her body was never found. He has escaped while in transit and is expected to arrive at the pub to see his son. Suddenly the wife's body turns up, and it's clear it has been stored somewhere for a number of years. Dalziel does some digging and discovers the real murderer is much closer to home.

  • S08E04 Soft Touch

    • January 24, 2004
    • BBC One

    What is the connection between an unidentifiable corpse found drowned in the canal with a two-year-old AK47 bullet lodged in his spine and the murder of a wealthy, successful businessman who has just returned from Russia with a new order and a new Russian bride-to-be? This is the mystery that Dalziel and Pascoe must solve if they are to discover the murderer before Dalziel is moved sideways into a desk job to make way for "new blood". The strange thing about the case is that nobody seems particularly upset about the death of the businessman. As they probe deeper into the case all sorts of jealousies, money problems and family conflicts are exposed. Also, the factory staff is trying desperately to conceal various wrongdoings from the police. Eventually, the murder weapon is discovered and a suspect confesses to the crime but is she the real murderer?

Season 9

  • S09E00 Unknown

    • BBC One

  • S09E01 Heads You Lose (1)

    • January 30, 2005
    • BBC One

    Is a serial killer on the loose at Wetherton Royal Infirmary? Body parts are dumped in a lake, patients are dying and staff are being murdered.

  • S09E02 Heads You Lose (2)

    • January 31, 2005
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and Pascoe’s case continues. Will a further death at the hospital be passed off as natural causes?

  • S09E03 Dead Meat (1)

    • February 6, 2005
    • BBC One

    Tigers at a private zoo are being fed a diet of human flesh. Could it be something to do with the mysterious Lord Harper who disappeared 20 years ago?

  • S09E04 Dead Meat (2)

    • February 7, 2005
    • BBC One

    Dalziel is determined to prove the missing Lord Harper is still alive. Pascoe is convinced the tigers are hiding something.

  • S09E05 The Dig (1)

    • February 13, 2005
    • BBC One

    A recent skeleton is revealed during an archaeological dig, but is this a family affair or a local feud about a new bypass? Dalziel is attracted to a new pathologist.

  • S09E06 The Dig (2)

    • February 14, 2005
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and Pascoe try to calm the build-up of tensions between the archaeological team and the crew building the road.

  • S09E07 Dust Thou Art (1)

    • February 20, 2005
    • BBC One

    Bodies pile up all over Yorkshire, but Dalziel and Pascoe are always led back to Wetherton Arts Centre's production of Oliver. Then one of their own goes missing.

  • S09E08 Dust Thou Art (2)

    • February 21, 2005
    • BBC One

    Is Dalziel to blame for Jackson's disappearance or could it be something to do with the mysterious art world?

Season 10

  • S10E01 Houdini's Ghost (1)

    • March 6, 2006
    • BBC One

    An old flame causes a rift between Dalziel and Pascoe following the death of a powerful entrepreneur.

  • S10E02 Houdini's Ghost (2)

    • March 7, 2006
    • BBC One

    Dalziel is crushed by betrayal and his own naivety when faced with the cover up of the mass murder of innocent people. Will Pascoe be there to pick up the pieces?

  • S10E03 Glory Days (1)

    • March 13, 2006
    • BBC One

    Foul play is suspected when the Wetherton Wanderers FC coach is involved in a fatal crash. Who had it in for club manager Martin Bendelow?

  • S10E04 Glory Days (2)

    • March 14, 2006
    • BBC One

    While investigating the Wetherton Wanderers crash, some skeletons come out of the Bendelow closet following a second murder.

  • S10E05 Wrong Time, Wrong Place (1)

    • March 27, 2006
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and Pascoe are in Amsterdam to attend a conference, but Dalziel's life is turned upside down when he wakes up in bed beside a murdered girl.

  • S10E06 Wrong Time, Wrong Place (2)

    • March 28, 2006
    • BBC One

    Dalziel finds himself prime suspect in a murder case so goes on the run and tries to prove his innocence.

  • S10E07 Guardian Angel (1)

    • April 3, 2006
    • BBC One

    A lethal chemical kills a woman at a supermarket, and Dalziel and Pascoe suspect terrorism. But as more people die, is there a serial killer in their midst?

  • S10E08 Guardian Angel (2)

    • April 4, 2006
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and Pascoe suspect that the evil afoot is emanating from a manor house where the guests are taught how to begin a new life.

  • S10E09 A Death In The Family (1)

    • April 10, 2006
    • BBC One

    The detective duo become entangled in a sordid and incestuous group of friends as they investigate the murder of a man at the scene of a robbery.

  • S10E10 A Death In The Family (2)

    • April 11, 2006
    • BBC One

    Dalziel's instincts are proved wrong, resulting in a race against time to save the life of a small child.

Season 11

  • S11E01 The Cave Woman (1)

    • September 3, 2006
    • BBC One

    When a woman's mummified remains emerge from the water during a cave rescue operation, Dalziel and Pascoe embark upon a murder inquiry.

  • S11E02 The Cave Woman (2)

    • September 4, 2006
    • BBC One

    As their investigation comes under attack, Dalziel and Pascoe battle to learn the truth about a murder that happened over 20 years ago.

  • S11E03 Fallen Angel (1)

    • September 10, 2006
    • BBC One

    When an up and coming jockey is murdered, the duo's investigation reveals the dark underbelly of horse racing.

  • S11E04 Fallen Angel (2)

    • September 11, 2006
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and Pascoe’s investigation continues as the duo dig deeper into the murky world of horse racing.

Season 12

  • S12E01 Demons on Our Shoulders (1)

    • May 6, 2007
    • BBC One

    When a spectacular TV mind-control experiment ends in cold-blooded murder, Dalziel and Pascoe find themselves drawn into the dark and dangerous world of the paranormal.

  • S12E02 Demons on Our Shoulders (2)

    • May 13, 2007
    • BBC One

    Dalziel and Pascoe are forced to look beyond the everyday and explore the darkest corners of the occult in a case where no-one and nothing is what it seems.

  • S12E03 Project Aphrodite (1)

    • June 14, 2007
    • BBC One

    Following the murder of a controversial young scientist, Dalziel and Pascoe discover he was on the verge of unlocking one of life's greatest mysteries. But at what price?

  • S12E04 Project Aphrodite (2)

    • June 15, 2007
    • BBC One

    As Dalziel and Pascoe investigate their latest case, they uncover a lethal cocktail of power, money and jealousy beneath the glossy veneer of the cosmetics industry.

  • S12E05 Under Dark Stars (1)

    • June 21, 2007
    • BBC One

    Pascoe takes it personally when the trial of a child killer he investigated collapses, and against Dalziel's advice finds himself increasingly embroiled in the lives of one of the victim's families.

  • S12E06 Under Dark Stars (2)

    • June 22, 2007
    • BBC One

    As the body count continues to rise and with trust between them running dangerously low, Dalziel and Pascoe find their friendship as well as their professional partnership pushed to breaking point.