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Dead Men Do Tell Tales 

Monty Wiseman, a dodgy travel agent, pays Terry to collect a coffin from the airport and store it at Arthur's lock-up. It soon becomes clear that something very fishy is going on when a ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Young

Writers:

Tony Hoare, Leon Griffiths (series created by)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Dennis Waterman ... Terry
George Cole ... Arthur
Harry Fowler ... Monty Wiseman
Patricia Maynard Patricia Maynard ... Mrs. Chambers
Derek Fowlds ... Meadhurst
Harold Innocent ... Incapable
Suzi Quatro ... Nancy (as Suzy Quatro)
Patrick Malahide ... Chisholm
Michael Povey Michael Povey ... D C Jones
Eileen Way Eileen Way ... Mrs. Chambers' Mother
Rayner Bourton ... Randolf
Michael Jenkinson Michael Jenkinson ... Vicar
Glynn Edwards ... Dave
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Storyline

Monty Wiseman, a dodgy travel agent, pays Terry to collect a coffin from the airport and store it at Arthur's lock-up. It soon becomes clear that something very fishy is going on when a coroner demands to see the body for an autopsy and the coffin is moved to Terry's flat. Written by don @ minifie-1

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death | coffin | police | dog | singer | See All (6) »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1982 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Euston Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color | Black and White (stills)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The role of Mrs. Chambers was played by Dennis Waterman's then Wife Patricia Maynard. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Arthur, Terry and Mr Meadhurst are loading the coffin onto the van, Terry points out that the Transit will need to be moved to get the coffin in it. the van that the coffin is being loaded onto is actually a Bedford. See more »

Crazy Credits

On its original ITV transmission, this episode began with a pre-credits disclaimer card stating that 'characters potrayed in this episode are entirely fictional' etc - presumably to alleviate any ambiguity between Suzi Quatro the pop star, and the drug-taking character of Nancy she was portraying. See more »

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Dead funny
5 November 2019 | by christiancullSee all my reviews

Great fun. Incidentally, the coffin changes shape during the episode, which is either spooky or amusing - depending on how you look at it.


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