For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet. Directed by Edward Bennett.   |  When Morse is assigned a cold case of a runaway teenager from school, he suspects that the girl's been murdered. There are also sleeping arrangements that develop. Chief Inspector Morse: You can be a prat, can't ya? I am starting to watch Morse episodes again after nearly 10 years.   |  And what about the girl, anything? Release Dates He also must butt heads with a rich contractor who has little time for his family but who still demands results in finding the girl. Company Credits Filming & Production Yet, early on, we see him becoming more and more impressed by the great detective. Thomas Ellice (screenplay). Definitely worth watching however many times. While reading ‘Last Seen Wearing’ I found myself thinking of the Sherlock Holmes phrase, “Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever re… Susanne Bertish is also good as Cheryl Baines, and Peter McEnnery as Donald Phillipson. I'm beginning to dislike this Colin Dexter, or at least the guy who wrote the adaptation, Thomas Ellice. And another reason why this is one of my favourite and memorable episodes because of seeing a young Elizabeth Hurley and the fact she was a great actress in this. In the TV episode with the same title, he succeeds in returning her to her family. The first boy who rushes into classroom when Morse and Lewis confront Acum is Ian Congdon uncredited, who later appeared in Grange Hill (1978) as Ted Fisk. | TV-MA When the story is over and all is casually and briefly explained, I sit there for long minutes in a daze, wondering if I've contracted bovine spongiform disorder or something. Frances Tomelty looks beautiful and acts more than adequately as Valerie's mother. | TV Episode | There is as always a wonderful script, and some excellent camera-work. And another reason why this is one of my favourite and memorable episodes because of seeing a young Elizabeth Hurley and the fact she was a great actress in this. Last Seen Wearing is based on the second book by Colin Dexter, and while it starts off quite slowly, and doesn't have the most exciting storyline from Morse, it is still well looking out for. User Ratings (as Elizabeth Kettle), Man walking across quad when Morse visits Sheila Phillipson in library Based on an original story by Colin Dexter which he subsequently novelised as The Jewel That Was Ours. Metacritic Reviews. Decent Morse. The Body Is That Of A Well-Nourished White Female. I forged a letter from the Craven girl. Chief Superintendent Strange: Morse suspects foul play, as a unique Anglo-Saxon artefact belonging to the victim has gone missing. Morse takes up an investigation into a school girl missing for six months, and uncovers misdeeds at a private college. There is a kind of pecking order that develops in the posh academic world. View production, box office, & company info, Colin Dexter (novel), Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, Policewoman It would seem that his supervisor has him on a very short rope, ignoring the accomplishments and being more interested in procedure. 103 min "Inspector Morse" Last Seen Wearing (TV Episode 1988) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Opinions are funny things! Morse is called in to solve the case of a School Girl who's been missing a long time, when Morse begins investigating the rather dubious School she attended the case takes a darker turn when its hard talking Deputy head Mistress Cheryl Baines is killed. Crime, Drama, Mystery. It tells the story of a missing girl, who is thought by Morse as dead, but Lewis thinks differently. Its frustration comes in the amount of red herrings contained within the novel and also the way in which Morse figuratively almost trips over the solution to the crime. Last Seen Wearing is a crime novel by Colin Dexter, the second novel in the Inspector Morse series. This is I think the fifth episode of this series I've watched and I'm still having serious trouble keeping the characters, their actions and their motives straight. All in all, not Morse's best, but definitely a good one, and I will say, all the Morse episodes range from good to outstanding. | External Reviews The Dummy is terrible, though. And this is one of the greatest, most intriguing episodes, and I definitely couldn't remember it, therefore who did it, and what's the real story of the missing girl, such is the brilliant writing of Morse. 9/10 Bethany Cox. James Grout as Strange makes his second appearance here, the first one being briefly in Dead of Jericho.   |  Well, something has happened. Chief Inspector Morse: There is as always a wonderful script, and some excellent camera-work. Adaptational Alternate Ending: In the book of Last Seen Wearing, Morse realises that Valerie (the missing schoolgirl) is alive and that he's even spoken to her without realising who she was. But Morse continues to be a fascinating character. Official Sites When Miss Baines falls over the edge of the stairs, it is quite clearly a dummy that is dropped. When Morse is assigned a cold case of a runaway teenager from school, he suspects that the girl's been murdered. This is the first time where Morse and Lewis properly differentiate in opinion, providing a contrast between Morse's gruff persona to that of Lewis, which is chirpy and quite charming. Definitely worth watching however many times. Chief Superintendent Strange: John Thaw and Kevin Whately are excellent in the leads, and Peter Woodthorpe is also a delight to see. His characters have spawned a sequel series, Lewis, and a prequel series, Endeavour. When Morse and Lewis are brought in to a girls' school to deal with the disappearance of a young woman, Valerie, he must wade through a myriad of relationships. (uncredited), chargehand stand-by painter (as Malcolm Keane), chargehand dressing props / stand-by props, music performed by / performer: London Metropolitan Orchestra. Chief Superintendent Strange: My favourite was the close up of Morse reading the book at the beginning. Not as good as Wolvercote Tongue, but it is still a very good episode! FAQ | The story, while not as exciting as something like Masonic Mysteries and Day of the Devil, is still an intriguing one. I was trying to make something happen.. Chief Superintendent Strange: 2 "Last Seen Wearing" Thomas Ellice: Edward Bennett: TBA: 8 March 1988 () My favourite was the close up of Morse reading the book at the beginning. I expect so. With John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Peter McEnery, Suzanne Bertish. | Lewis is constantly being challenged by his embracing of protocol. Chief Inspector Morse: | In this case, Victoria Taylor, an attractive seventeen-year-old disappeared two years ago. I am starting to watch Morse episodes again after nearly 10 years. He has been deemed the drunken detective because of his affinity for a pint or two every so often. These episodes are very long and the pace is often plodding. What's this about forging a letter? But by the time he's worked this out, she's disappeared again. There are a couple of really good villains in this episode (one in particular) and they are what moves things along. And this is one of the greatest, most intriguing episodes, and I definitely couldn't remember it, therefore who did it, and what's the real story of the missing girl, such is the brilliant writing of Morse.

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