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Inspector Lewis

IMDB Logo8/10
Crime Drama 16+2007 - 20159 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Prime Video Tags: Police Science 

Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.Inspector Lewis featuring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 5 others. It's a crime and drama show with 42 episodes over 9 seasons. Inspector Lewis is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (8,347 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

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Jan 17, 2006
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Pilot Jan 17, 2006 Inspector Lewis investigates the death of a brilliant young maths student at Oxford University.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Whom the Gods Would Destroy

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Feb 18, 2007
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Whom the Gods Would Destroy Feb 18, 2007 Lewis and Hathaway are thrown into a delicate case involving one of the Oxford University's most prominent figures.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Old School Ties

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Feb 25, 2007
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Old School Ties Feb 25, 2007 Lewis comes face to face with his past in a case driven by celebrity, scheming, and dangerous sexual politics.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Expiation

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Mar 4, 2007
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Expiation Mar 4, 2007 When an Oxford housewife is found hanged in her home, Lewis and Hathaway unearth a far darker murder case than the initial suicide verdict suggests.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea

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Feb 24, 2008
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And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea Feb 24, 2008 When a man is found dead at the Bodleian Library, Lewis investigates a link between the death and an intruder on a local professor's property.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Music to Die For

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Mar 2, 2008
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Music to Die For Mar 2, 2008 Lewis and Hathaway investigate a link between the murder of a professor of German history and the recent winner of a local underground boxing bout.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Life Born of Fire

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Mar 9, 2008
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Life Born of Fire Mar 9, 2008 When an old friend of Hathaway's commits suicide, Lewis investigates a link between his death and a religious group whose members are being targeted by a killer.

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Season 02, Episode 04 The Great and the Good

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Mar 16, 2008
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The Great and the Good Mar 16, 2008 A rape case appears to be solved when the chief suspect is murdered. But nothing is what it seems - and soon the upper echelons of Oxford society close ranks.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Allegory of Love

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Mar 22, 2009
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Allegory of Love Mar 22, 2009 Lewis investigates the murder of a beautiful young Eastern European woman whose death comes straight from the pages of a popular fantasy novel.

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Season 03, Episode 02 The Quality of Mercy

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Mar 29, 2009
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The Quality of Mercy Mar 29, 2009 When Lewis and Hathaway are called in to investigate the murder of a rising Oxford theatre star, they focus their suspicions on his acting colleagues.

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Season 03, Episode 03 The Point of Vanishing

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Apr 5, 2009
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The Point of Vanishing Apr 5, 2009 When religious fanatic Steven Mullan is murdered, Lewis investigates celebrity atheist Tom Rattenbury and his family, who had been attacked by Mullan.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Counter Culture Blues

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Apr 12, 2009
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Counter Culture Blues Apr 12, 2009 When Lewis and Hathaway investigate a murder in town, forensic evidence leads them to suspect there is a connection with the reforming of an old rock band.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 The Dead of Winter

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May 2, 2010
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The Dead of Winter May 2, 2010 After a body is found on an Oxford tour bus, Lewis and Hathaway are led to Crevecoeur Hall, a sprawling Oxford estate where Hathaway spent much of his childhood.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Dark Matter

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May 9, 2010
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Dark Matter May 9, 2010 When the master of a college is found dead at the foot of the observatory stairs, suspicion falls on all of the staff - from senior tutors right down to the scouts.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Your Sudden Death Question

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May 16, 2010
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Your Sudden Death Question May 16, 2010 On a bank holiday weekend Lewis and Hathaway are called in when a top quiz competitor is found floating dead in the fountain of an Oxford college.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Falling Darkness

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May 30, 2010
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Falling Darkness May 30, 2010 Lewis and Hathaway investigate the murder of a university friend of pathologist Laura Hobson. As more deaths occur, they realise that Laura's past may hold the key.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things

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Apr 3, 2011
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Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things Apr 3, 2011 Oxford's last all-female college is holding a reunion party to say goodbye to one of its most popular professors. After a guest is found murdered, Lewis believes the killing is connected to an attack that happened at the same building 10 years ago. He turns to his former DS, Alison McLennan, to help him with the case but it ends up taking a new twist after two more bodies turn up.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Wild Justice

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Apr 11, 2011
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Wild Justice Apr 11, 2011 Lewis investigates when a visiting female bishop is poisoned. Then two more deaths occur, both mirroring macabre murders from Jacobean revenge tragedy.

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Season 05, Episode 03 The Mind Has Mountains

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Apr 17, 2011
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The Mind Has Mountains Apr 17, 2011 The ethics of a questionable drug on the Oxford campus of anti-depressants calls into account the questionable judgment of a psychiatry professor.

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Season 05, Episode 04 The Gift of Promise

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Apr 24, 2011
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The Gift of Promise Apr 24, 2011 When a local businesswoman is bludgeoned to death, it appears to be a blackmail plot gone wrong. As the body count rises, Lewis and Hathaway realize there is a decades-old secret at the heart of the case, which they must uncover to bring the present-day murders to a halt.

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Season 6

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Season 06, Episode 01 The Soul of Genius

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May 16, 2012
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The Soul of Genius May 16, 2012 When a botanist accidentally digs up the body of the recently buried Murray Hawes, Lewis and Hathaway are set upon a seemingly impossible quest.

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Season 06, Episode 02 Generation of Vipers

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May 23, 2012
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Generation of Vipers May 23, 2012 Lewis and Hathaway are drawn into a world of virtual bullying, but very real murder, when a professor is found dead after her dating video is leaked online.

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Season 06, Episode 03 Fearful Symmetry

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May 30, 2012
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Fearful Symmetry May 30, 2012 When a babysitter is found dead, Lewis and Hathaway are drawn into diverse new worlds including squats, swinging suburbia, primate labs and fetish photography.

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Season 06, Episode 04 The Indelible Stain

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Jun 6, 2012
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The Indelible Stain Jun 6, 2012 Lewis and Hathaway investigate when a controversial American academic is murdered after speaking at Oxford's Department of Criminology.

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Season 7

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Season 07, Episode 01 Down Among the Fearful (1)

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Jan 7, 2013
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Down Among the Fearful (1) Jan 7, 2013 Lewis and Hathaway are called in to investigate the death of Reuben Beatty who works at the University of Oxford’s Department of Psychology. He has been discovered dead injected by etorphine, a paralysing agent in the offices of psychic ‘Randolph James’.

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Season 07, Episode 02 Down Among the Fearful (2)

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Jan 14, 2013
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Down Among the Fearful (2) Jan 14, 2013 Lewis and Hobson are examining the body of murdered Vicki Walmsley when a theft of etorphine is reported by the Garsington Equine Centre. The drug was last used a year earlier on a horse that injured its teenage rider, Joshua Grace – the brother-in-law of Reuben Beatty, the first murder victim.

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Season 07, Episode 03 The Ramblin' Boy (1)

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Jan 21, 2013
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The Ramblin' Boy (1) Jan 21, 2013 An embalmed body is discovered dumped by an isolated farm track. Funeral director Brian Miller identifies the body and GP Matt Whitby confirms the gentleman died of cancer.

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Season 07, Episode 04 The Ramblin' Boy (2)

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Jan 28, 2013
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The Ramblin' Boy (2) Jan 28, 2013 Liam Jay is in intensive care and Lewis and Alex believe that he has information about the death of Matt Whiby and the mysterious cremation. It is revealed by Emma Barnes that Johnny Jay, Liam’s father, was at the fateful supper party and he is missing as well.

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Season 07, Episode 05 Intelligent Design (1)

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Feb 4, 2013
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Intelligent Design (1) Feb 4, 2013 As Lewis and Hobson embark on a relationship, a former don is murdered on the night of his release from prison - crushed to death by a Jaguar Mark two.

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Season 07, Episode 06 Intelligent Design (2)

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Feb 11, 2013
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Intelligent Design (2) Feb 11, 2013 The corpse of a missing student is discovered in the attic of a college chapel.

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Season 8

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Season 08, Episode 01 Entry Wounds: Part 1

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Oct 10, 2014
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Entry Wounds: Part 1 Oct 10, 2014 Hathaway has been promoted to Inspector after an extended break from the force, and Lewis is enjoying retired life until he's asked to team up with his old colleague again.

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Season 08, Episode 02 Entry Wounds: Part 2

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Oct 17, 2014
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Entry Wounds: Part 2 Oct 17, 2014 Hathaway's murder theory has fallen apart. It might take Lewis's insight to close the case - but will his former protege listen?

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Season 08, Episode 03 The Lions of Nemea: Part 1

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Oct 24, 2014
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The Lions of Nemea: Part 1 Oct 24, 2014 When a classics scholar is stabbed to death and dumped in the Oxford Canal, Lewis, Hathaway and Maddox find themselves sorely tested by a bizarre case.

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Season 08, Episode 04 The Lions of Nemea: Part 2

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Oct 31, 2014
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The Lions of Nemea: Part 2 Oct 31, 2014 After a difficult start, Lewis and Hathaway's partnership seems to have gained some semblance of normality. DS Maddox has become a part of the team. Her abilities will be put to the test when an investigation begins on the brutal murder of an American classics student Rose Anderson Her body is hauled from the canal with a stand wound to the neck and abdomen. Suspicious soon fall on astrophysics professor, Felix Garwood who had recently broken off an affair with Rose. However, Felix was married to Rose's supervisor, Philippa Garwood. Could the jealous wife have committed such a murder?

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Season 08, Episode 05 Beyond Good and Evil: Part 1

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Nov 7, 2014
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Beyond Good and Evil: Part 1 Nov 7, 2014 Lewis' reputation is jeopardized when the very first case that he solved as a DI is reopened for appeal and new murders are committed with the original weapon.

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Season 08, Episode 06 Beyond Good and Evil: Part 2

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Nov 14, 2014
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Beyond Good and Evil: Part 2 Nov 14, 2014 Hathaway and Maddox continue to investigate the murder of Travis as the trail leads back to Lewis’s original case. The two detectives attempt to prevent another murder and Lewis sees himself isolated and alone with his reputation in jeopardy.

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Season 09, Episode 01 One for Sorrow: Part 1

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Oct 6, 2015
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One for Sorrow: Part 1 Oct 6, 2015 Lewis and Hathaway are called in to investigate the apparent death by drug overdose of over achieving student and amateur taxidermist Talika Desai.

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Season 09, Episode 02 One for Sorrow: Part 2

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Oct 13, 2015
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One for Sorrow: Part 2 Oct 13, 2015 Lewis' team must delve into the worlds of social media, drugs, taxidermy, alternative art and the homeless East European community.

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Season 09, Episode 03 Magnum Opus: Part 1

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Oct 20, 2015
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Magnum Opus: Part 1 Oct 20, 2015 When College Dean Phil Beskin is found bludgeoned to death with a rock in local woodland, Lewis and Hathaway are called in to investigate.

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Season 09, Episode 04 Magnum Opus: Part 2

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Oct 27, 2015
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Magnum Opus: Part 2 Oct 27, 2015 Before the fourth murder takes place, the team must uncover the guilty secret that their victims share in order to learn the identity of both the killer and the potential victim.

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Season 09, Episode 05 What Lies Tangled: Part 1

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Nov 3, 2015
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What Lies Tangled: Part 1 Nov 3, 2015 When an idyllic Oxford summer's day is torn asunder by a gruesome parcel bomb, Lewis and Hathaway are called in to investigate.

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Season 09, Episode 06 What Lies Tangled: Part 2

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Nov 10, 2015
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What Lies Tangled: Part 2 Nov 10, 2015 With his six-month trip to New Zealand with Hobson on the horizon, Lewis is in a race against time to save his career and relationship.

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