Magpie Murders: Magpie Murders (all episodes) Season 1, Ep 0
Alan Conway is the best-selling (if difficult) author of the Atticus Pünd mystery novels. But when the manuscript for his latest book is delivered to his publishers missing the last chapter, and then Conway mysteriously turns up dead, his editor Susan Ryeland must solve both mysteries. [more inside]
The ABC Murders: Hercule and the new Inspector Season 1, Ep 1
Rupert Grint was the surprise star, here. Malkovich being stilted and precise suits the character of Poirot, but put him together with Crome, they warm up to each other in an organic and compelling way, and it's on Grint's natural talent as a supporting actor. I would watch a series based on Poirot and Crome discussing the weather, so good.
Shetland: Raven Black, Part 1 Season 2, Ep 1
DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate the murder of a teenage girl whose body was found on a secluded beach, a case that shares several similarities with the unsolved disappearance of a girl named Catriona 19 years previously. Brian Cox guest stars as Magnus Bain, a person of interest in both cases.
Shetland: Red Bones Season 1, Ep 0
Elderly Shetlander Mima Wilson is found murdered on the archaeological site in the grounds of her croft. Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez and his team investigate and discover that the murder is linked to a long-simmering feud between island families, and they must apprehend the suspect before crowds descend on the Shetland Islands for Up Helly Aa, the biggest fire festival in Europe. [more inside]
Sherlock: The Sign of Three Season 3, Ep 2
Watson and Mary's wedding, and Sherlock's nearly endless toast.
Sherlock: The Empty Hearse Season 3, Ep 1
Watson has moved on in the years since Sherlock's presumed death. But when London is threatened by terrorists, Sherlock decides it's time to return.