Drama

Pie in the Sky

Henry Crabbe, a reluctant detective with a passion for food gets set to retire and open his own restaurant, Pie in the Sky. However, his supervisor, Chief Constable Fisher, keeps drawing Crabbe back into investigations.

Smelling of Roses

49m 28s

As Barstock HQ is being spruced up for an impending Royal Visit, Fisher hopes to pin something on tire dealer Peter Watson. Fisher, who is having an affair with Watson's wife, insists that Crabbe investigate. The PDS catches Watson in an act of fraud, but Fisher takes all the credit. Fed up, Crabbe finally resigns from the force and instantly regains his sense of smell, which had gone missing.

Episodes

  • Smelling of Roses: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Smelling of Roses

    S5 E8 - 49m 28s

    As Barstock HQ is being spruced up for an impending Royal Visit, Fisher hopes to pin something on tire dealer Peter Watson. Fisher, who is having an affair with Watson's wife, insists that Crabbe investigate. The PDS catches Watson in an act of fraud, but Fisher takes all the credit. Fed up, Crabbe finally resigns from the force and instantly regains his sense of smell, which had gone missing.

  • In the Smoke: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    In the Smoke

    S5 E7 - 49m 41s

    The Crabbes take a rare weekend holiday in London, where they stay in a flat from an old friend, Nick Spencer, who's away on business. The trip soon turns into a crime investigation, which tests Crabbe’s loyalty. Meanwhile, back at Pie, Sally and Gary have their patience tested.

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    The Apprentice

    S5 E6 - 48m 34s

    When a friendly teenager called Nicky turns up at Pie and asks for work, Crabbe lets him stay and the boy soon proves very helpful in the kitchen. Soon, however, Nicky disappears, along with the previous night's takings. Crabbe tracks Nicky down and finds out he was pressured into joining a gang.

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    Return Match

    S5 E5 - 49m 44s

    Thuggish private security firm, Troubleshooters, has recently been beating the police to crime scenes. What's more, they're playing against them in the forthcoming football league final. Taking no chances, Fisher puts the PDS in charge of security at the ground. He also has a favor to ask -- could undercover officer David Thomson come and stay at Pie in the Sky?

  • Cutting the Mustard: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cutting the Mustard

    S5 E4 - 48m 54s

    When Commander Colin Stilwell's son, Alex, is accosted by classmates at a boarding school, Crabbe and the PDS are called in to investigate. Alex leads Crabbe to a classmate who has blackmailed the Chemistry teacher into producing Ecstasy tablets, which he is selling at the school. Meanwhile, Gary creates a new blend of mustard.

  • Pork Pies: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pork Pies

    S5 E3 - 49m 35s

    Crabbe and the Public Duties Squad discover fraud when they are tasked with guarding the Trubbs sausage factory as it is being picketed by animal-rights protesters. Meanwhile Margaret becomes worried when her friend Julia falls for a younger man and agrees to finance a bucket shop for him.

  • Ugly Customers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ugly Customers

    S5 E2 - 49m 24s

    Fisher orders Crabbe and the Public Duties Squad to protect the jury during the trial of financier Marcus Benson who is accused of embezzling the Police Benevolent Fund. Back at Pie, Sally gets rid of the slimy diner by threatening to sue him for sexual harassment.

  • Squashed Tomatoes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Squashed Tomatoes

    S5 E1 - 49m 14s

    Detective Henry Crabbe finds himself in charge of a new team -- the Public Duties Squad -- the latest brainchild of ACC Freddy Fisher. Their first assignment is to guard a brand new private housing estate, Cherrytree Close, which was built on a centuries old right-of-way. Meanwhile, an official from the Ministry of Farming and Food informs Pie that there are illegal tomatoes on the menu.

Schedule

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    Pie in the Sky

    A Shot in the Dark

    Monday
    Apr 12

    1 Hour

    A partner in an air-freight company dies; Fisher suspects drug smugglers.
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    Pie in the Sky

    A Shot in the Dark

    Tuesday
    Apr 13

    1 Hour

    A partner in an air-freight company dies; Fisher suspects drug smugglers.
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    Pie in the Sky: TVSS: Iconic

    Pie in the Sky

    A Shot in the Dark

    Tuesday
    Apr 13

    1 Hour

    A partner in an air-freight company dies; Fisher suspects drug smugglers.
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    Pie in the Sky: TVSS: Iconic

    Pie in the Sky

    A Shot in the Dark

    Saturday
    Apr 17

    1 Hour

    A partner in an air-freight company dies; Fisher suspects drug smugglers.
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    Pie in the Sky

    Undesirable Elements

    Monday
    Apr 19

    1 Hour

    Crabbe and Cambridge investigate an Asian businessman's death.
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    Pie in the Sky

    Undesirable Elements

    Tuesday
    Apr 20

    1 Hour

    Crabbe and Cambridge investigate an Asian businessman's death.
  • Image
    Pie in the Sky: TVSS: Iconic

    Pie in the Sky

    Undesirable Elements

    Tuesday
    Apr 20

    1 Hour

    Crabbe and Cambridge investigate an Asian businessman's death.
  • Image
    Pie in the Sky: TVSS: Iconic

    Pie in the Sky

    Undesirable Elements

    Saturday
    Apr 24

    1 Hour

    Crabbe and Cambridge investigate an Asian businessman's death.
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    Pie in the Sky

    Passion Fruit Fool

    Monday
    Apr 26

    1 Hour

    Crabbe cannot be left in peace to perfect his sorbet; the laundryman's girlfriend is missing; chef Steve's criminal past catches up with him.
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    Pie in the Sky: TVSS: Iconic

    Pie in the Sky

    Passion Fruit Fool

    Tuesday
    Apr 27

    1 Hour

    Crabbe cannot be left in peace to perfect his sorbet; the laundryman's girlfriend is missing; chef Steve's criminal past catches up with him.
  • Image
    Pie in the Sky: TVSS: Iconic

    Pie in the Sky

    Passion Fruit Fool

    Tuesday
    Apr 27

    1 Hour

    Crabbe cannot be left in peace to perfect his sorbet; the laundryman's girlfriend is missing; chef Steve's criminal past catches up with him.

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