Lovejoy (1986–1994)
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Taking the Pledge 

Lovejoy tries to help an old friend, now turned homeless man, to redeem a valuable heirloom watercolor miniature.

Director:

Baz Taylor

Writers:

Ian La Frenais (series created by), Jonathan Gash (from the books by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane Felsham
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert
Jack Shepherd ... Jamie
Simon Dutton ... Iain
Perry Fenwick Perry Fenwick ... Ron Steigers
Jane Merrow ... Stella
Nina Marc ... Anya
Tomasz Borkowy Tomasz Borkowy ... Max (as Tomek Bork)
Rosalie Crutchley ... Evie Smyton
Eliza Buckingham Eliza Buckingham ... Lady Bream
Gabrielle Cowburn Gabrielle Cowburn ... Det. Margaret McDonald
Rory Tapsell Rory Tapsell ... Policeman
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Storyline

Lovejoy tries to help an old friend, now a homeless person by his own choice. They guy lost everything to his wife in a divorce settlement with the exception of a priceless watercolor of his grandmother, which he has been forced to pawn. The pawnbroker has told him it's a forgery, worth only several thousand pounds. However Lovejoy knows its true value and together with Tinker and Eric tries to raise the money to retrieve it before his retrieval window wears out. As a sidebar, Jane becomes interior decorator for a well-to-do man with whom she becomes romantically entangled despite warnings from Lovejoy. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 1993 (UK) See more »

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Soundtracks

Nights in White Satin
(uncredited)
Written by Justin Hayward
(instrumental version heard on Gimbert's car radio)
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