Dempsey and Makepeace Season 1
S01 E01Jan 11, 1985
Armed and Extremely Dangerous (1) Jan 11, 1985 This feature-length episodes starts with a gun being held by Leiutenant James Dempsey of the New York Police Department. He is sitting in his apartment waiting for his partner, Joey, to call. Dempsey's phones rings. It is Joey calling to tell Dempsey of their latest stakeout. They go to the docks where they suspect a drugs drop-off will take place. All of a sudden, Dempsey's CO (Commanding Officer), Coltrane, turns up at the docks in his car. Another man at the docks stands up with a bag. The man at first heads towards Coltrane's car, but then walks towards Dempsey and Joey. Dempsey realises that he is going to be set up. Joey and Coltrane were going to set Dempsey up, but Dempsey reached for his gun and shot the man approaching him. joey grabbed Dempsey from behind, while Coltrane made his getaway. Dempsey pushed Joey to the floor, turned round and shot Joey, who died.Back at the station, Dempsey and his associate, O'Grady, are having an argument about Dempsey's situation. Dempsey wa
S01 E02Jan 18, 1985
Armed and Extremely Dangerous (2) Jan 18, 1985 A security van transporting half a million pounds of used notes is ambushed by a group of men wearing wolf masks. The security van is forced into the back of a trailer and the trailer drives away with the security van. One of the security guards is murdered.Makepeace is disagreeing with Spikings' decision to permanantly pair her with Dempsey. Spikings points out to Makepeace that Dempsey is only with SI-10 for 12 months. Dempsey and Makepeace set out to discover who ambushed the security van and murdered the security guard. Helping them in their investigation is Gloria, one of Makepeace's informants. She is also a prostitute. Gloria's information leads Dempsey and Makepeace to a barge owned by Sammy Bryce. the barge is being used to hide the security van. Bryce's partner, Jimmy Reynolds, was involved in the ambush of the van. Reynolds has contacts with two Maltese cousins, Mikel and Chentzu Spiceri. They own a scrapyard with Reynolds. When Dempsey and Makepeace go to see the cousins,
S01 E03Jan 25, 1985
The Squeeze Jan 25, 1985 Dempsey is in a top London Casino when a security guard is robbed of £100,000 and murdered. Spikings is not happy about this at all. Makepeace, however, is extremely amused about the entire situation.Before the security gaurd's body was found, a guest named James Bessel was escorted from the building due to making a niusance. It turned out that that he was having an affair with Roz Jamesd, a croupier at the casino. She gave him information about the amount that the casino would be holding in the security bags. he was escorted from the building, re-entered the building from the rear and murdered the guard.
S01 E04Feb 1, 1985
Lucky Streak Feb 1, 1985 Frank Egan, a tough London criminal, executes Willie Ferguson outside a London pub. The only witness, Mr. Hutchings, denies in court that he saw Egan commit the crime outside the pub. Dempsey and Makepeace uncovers that Egan executed Ferguson as a favour for an old friend named Archie McAllister, who was due to meet Egan at a specified location between the two.At the location, Dempsey and Makepeace discover that Egan and McAllister are due to pull off a major heist involving scotch money while it is being transported to a small airfield in Duxton, near Kent. Egan and McAllister also discuss a man named Steven Heller, known also as ""The Birdman"". They were going to use ""The Birdman"" as the pilot for the plane on which the scotch money would be returned to Scotland.
S01 E05Feb 8, 1985
Given to Acts of Violence Feb 8, 1985 A prisoner named Frank Price is sprung from prison, but is murdered once he is on the outside. The man driving the getaway patrol car, Hurst, belongs to Bernie Silk's crime gang, whereas Frank Price belonged to Jack Lang's gang.Dempsey meets an American woman named Angie Hughes. She claims that she is taking care of some business and seeing the sights. He and Makepeace investigate Price's murder. They discover that the killer was hired for a professional hit. Dempsey and Makepeace go to see Jack Lang to ask him why someone would want Price dead. The duo soon realise that Price's murder could be the start of war between Lang's and Silk's gangs. Dempsey then realises that Angie was Price's killer, taken hostage and placed into the boot of Angie's car.Jack's grand-daughter, Debbie, is kidnapped. Then, Bernie Silk is taken by Lang's gang. The gangs had set their bosses up, so that the gangs could carve up the territories between them. Jack and Bernie are both shot. Angie is killed when t
S01 E06Feb 15, 1985
Hors De Combat Feb 15, 1985 Dempsey tangles with terrorists who pose as a rock group to front for gun-running and drug smuggling.
S01 E07Feb 22, 1985
Nowhere to Run Feb 22, 1985 Three young boys break into a warehouse, but are disturbed by the owners. One of the intruders, Ziggy, manages to escape. He turns out to be another of Makepeace's informants.Dempsey goes undercover as an American drug dealer in London, who is meeting with Merle and her chauffeur, Davros. Dempsey is taken to Merle's warehouse, which turns out to be the same warehouse where Ziggy escaped from. While Dempsey was at the warehouse, Makepeace walks in and almost blows Dempsey's cover.
S01 E08Mar 1, 1985
Makepeace, Not War Mar 1, 1985 While on a investigation to find the police informant son who has been kidnapped Dempsey and makepeace uncover a plot to murder Spikings.
S01 E09Mar 8, 1985
Blind Eye Mar 8, 1985 Lord Winfield country estate is broken into and a priceless jade collection is stolen, Dempsey and Makepeace investigate to find the stolen jade.
S01 E10Mar 15, 1985
Cry God for Harry Mar 15, 1985 Makepeace has been asked by her best friend, Sarah Hackett, to be the matron of honour at Sarah's wedding. Makepeace accepts. Makepeace is giving Sarah a lift to the railway station. Sarah is off to Harrod's with her father, Sir Lionel Hackett, who turns out to be a judge. Sarah is murdered while she is on the train. Makepeace is devestated when she is informed.Sir Lionel, however, takes the law into his own hands. Makepeace gives Sir Lionel a photo-fit of a man who was seen at the railway station where Makepeace had taken Sarah. Sir Lionel assumed that he was the killer and goes in search of him. But, what Sir Lionel doesn't know is that he is looking for the wrong man.