Worst & Best Lewis Episodes





Title: Inspector Lewis
Genre: UK Crime Drama
Series: 9
Episodes: 33
First Transmission: 2006-2015

Lewis is a British television detective drama and is a spin-off from Inspector Morse.  

 

Episode Rankings

 

Best Episode [ S2 Ep1 ]

And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea – The murder of a maintenance worker at the Bodleian Library and the death of a popular Art student seem to be linked.
24 February 2008

 

Worst Episode [ S6 Ep3 ]

Fearful Symmetry – After a pretty graduate student moonlighting as a baby sitter is found bound on a bed and smothered, it is found that she posed for provocative bondage photos.
22 July 2012

 

Full Episode Guide

Key:-
Blue episodes rated above par.
Brown episodes rated below par.

Series One

#1 Reputation (2006) –
Lewis and Hathaway look into the murder of an Oxford mathematics student.
#2 Whom the Gods Would Destroy (2007) –
A middle-aged Oxford graduate is found murdered. 
#3 Old School Ties (2007) –
An ex computer hacker and now celebrity and one of his student sponsors are murdered after being invited to lecture at Oxford.
#4 Expiation (2007) –
An Oxford housewife is found hanged in her home.

Series Two

#5 And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea (2008) –
Two murders seem to be linked.
#6 Music to Die For (2008) –
Lewis investigates the garroting of an aging Oxford don.
#7 Life Born of Fire (2008) –
A suicide forces Hathaway to come to terms with ambivalence about his own sexual past.
#8 The Great and the Good (2008) –
Lewis and Hathaway investigate the drugging and rape of a schoolgirl.

Series Three

#9 The Allegory of Love (2009) –
A beautiful woman is murdered with a mirror.
#10 The Quality of Mercy (2009) –
Richard Scott is killed just before premiering The Merchant of Venice.
#11 The Point of Vanishing (2009) –
When a religious fanatic is murdered, Lewis investigates a celebrity atheist.
#12 Counter Culture Blues (2009) –
The lead singer of a 60s rock band who is believed to have committed suicide 35 years earlier suddenly materialises.

Series Four

#13 The Dead of Winter (2010) –
Murders occur in Crevecoeur Hall.
#14 Dark Matter (2010) –
An Oxford professor is found dead in the school observatory under suspicious circumstances.
#15 Your Sudden Death Question (2010) –
Murders occur at a trivia contest.
#16 Falling Darkness (2010) –
During Halloween, a woman is found dead with a stake through her heart and a garlic bulb in her mouth.

Series Five

#17 Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things (2011) –
A reunion at an Oxford college ends in tragedy when one of the alumnae is killed.
#18 Wild Justice (2011) –
The poisoning of a female black American bishop triggers a series of bizarre murders.
#19 The Mind Has Mountains (2011) –
A student dies during a residential clinical trial for a new anti-depressant.
#20 The Gift of Promise (2011) –
A retired MI5 official’s memoirs cause consternation and ultimately several murders.

Series Six

#21 The Soul of Genius (2012) –
A botanist accidentally digs up a recently buried body.
#22 Generation of Vipers (2012) –
A professor is found dead after her dating video is leaked online.
#23 Fearful Symmetry (2012) –
The murder of a babysitter throws up a number of questions for Lewis and Hathaway.
#24 The Indelible Stain (2012) –
A controversial American academic is murdered.

Series Seven

#25 Down Among the Fearful (1) (2013) –
A psychological researcher who moonlights as a clairvoyant psychic with grieving survivors is found murdered.
#26 Down Among the Fearful (2) (2013) –
Suspicion falls on fellow psychic Frank Mclean and tarot reader Justine Skinner.
#27 The Ramblin’ Boy (1) (2013) –
An embalmed body is discovered in a wooded area.
#28 The Ramblin’ Boy (2) (2013) –
The identity of the murder victim is still unknown.
#29 Intelligent Design (1) (2013) –
A college professor who killed a young girl in a drunken accident is run over by his own car after being released from prison.
#30 Intelligent Design (2) (2013) –
While Benison College is being renovated, the body of a student who disappeared 15 years earlier is found in an attic.

Series Eight

#31 Entry Wounds (1) (2014) –
Lewis enjoys retirement until he is asked to team up with his old colleague again.
#32 Entry Wounds (2) (2014) –
A tricky case bridges the worlds of neurosurgery, blood sports and animal rights.
#33 The Lions Of Nemea (1) (2014) –
An American classics student is killed.
#34 The Lions Of Nemea (2) (2014) –
The investigation yields only secrets and murky motives.
#35 Beyond Good and Evil (1) (2014) –
Lewis’s very first case that he solved is reopened for appeal and new murders are committed with the original weapon.
#36 Beyond Good and Evil (2) (2014) –
An unexpected death leads the detectives to the solution.

Series Nine

#37 One for Sorrow: Part 1 (2015) –
Lewis and Hathaway are called in to investigate the apparent death by drug overdose of student and amateur taxidermist Talika Desai.
#38 One for Sorrow: Part 2 (2015) –
Lewis’ team must delve into the worlds of social media, drugs, taxidermy, alternative art and the homeless East European community.
#39 Magnum Opus: Part 1 (2015) – A College Dean is found bludgeoned to death with a rock in a local woodland.
#40 Magnum Opus: Part 2 (2015) –
What is the guilty secret all the victims share?
#41 What Lies Tangled: Part 1 (2015) –
Oxford is torn apart when a parcel bomb explodes.
#42 What Lies Tangled: Part 2 (2015) –
Lewis is in a race against time to save his career and relationship.