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Department S: The Ghost of Mary Burnham

Location: London, England
Date: January 4th

A professor's wife is gunned down in a seemingly random act of violence. The man is distraught, but becomes more distrubed as he begins to see his dead wife and receive phone calls from her. The Department is put on the case -- but Sir Curtis will not tell them why the professor "is an important man to the world."


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x18
Airdate: Tuesday January 06th, 1970



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Guest Stars
Ellis Dale
As Priest
Recurring
Anthony Nicholls
As Dr. Grant
Donald Houston
As John Burnham
Gustav Henry
As Young Boy
Lois Maxwell
As Mary Burnham
Norman Bird
As Drayton
Ron Pember
As Taxi Driver
Susan Fleetwood
As Miss Bronson
Suzanne Vasey
As Telephone Operator
Weston Gavin
As Novack
Episode Notes
Jason's novels mentioned/shown in this episode:
The Return of Mark Caine
People in Glass Houses Shouldn't



Episode Quotes
Stewart: Just where is the Charles Dickens of the paperbacks?

Photographer: In spite of your lousy manners, I'll thank you for your charm, courtesy, and charity.
Jason: Oh, "charity," fiddlesticks. I've wolfed caviar in front of starving children.

Annabelle: (discussing Burnham) Why is he so important?
Stewart: I haven't a glimmer.
Annabelle: I adore working in the dark.



Episode Goofs
While posing as a window washer, Jason's bucket is obviously empty as he carries it through the hallway; however, when he goes to wash windows, there is water in the bucket.



Warning: Department S season 1 episode 18 guide may contain spoilers
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