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"Griffiths … is a pleasure to watch" --The Globe and Mail (Canada)
Richard Griffiths (Harry Potter, The History Boys) returns for a final season as the long-suffering DI Henry Crabbe. The semi-retired detective would prefer to spend less time catching crooks and more time in the kitchen of Pie in the Sky, the restaurant he runs with his wife, Margaret (Maggie Steed, Shine on Harvey Moon). But as ever, Assistant Chief Constable Freddy Fisher (Malcolm Sinclair, Casino Royale) has other plans for his best officer. Fisher’s latest scheme is his new Public Duties Squad, which hires out police teams for private use. For Crabbe, the end result is the same--a balancing act between keeping Fisher happy and cooking at his beloved Pie in the Sky.
"One of the tastiest of all police shows" (Brattleboro [VT] Reformer), this lighthearted British mystery series was a hit on public television. Guest stars in Series 5 include Kelly Reilly (Sherlock Holmes, Above Suspicion) and Nicola Walker (Touching Evil, MI-5).
Was unable to see disc 3, episodes 7-8 because the disc was thin and in trying to remove it from the holder it cracked in half. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kristina Montvidas Kutkus
As cop dramas go, PIE IN THE SKY has a unique premise. The portly Richard Griffiths as a want-to-be-retired police inspector whose great passion in life is operating his... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Jon Wynne
Bought the first 3 collections and eagerly awaited the concluding episodes. Will miss Richard Griffiths and I am sure this trumped his role of a Muggle in Harry Potter..Published 22 months ago by M. Kennedy
I love my crime shows, but sometimes they can be a little too intense. If you want to see some great mysteries solved in a more lighthearted way, then Pie in the Sky Series 5 is a... Read morePublished 23 months ago by NewAgeMama
A must for Pie in the Sky fans.
Squashed Tomatoes - Henry is sent to guard a new housing estate which has been subject to vandalism. Read more
This is a delightful series. I have enjoyed all of the characters in all chapters of the show. The actors are very good.Published on September 22, 2013 by Betty Burns Hampton
This is just an excellent series and I would recommend it to anyone likes a good English Mystery. The actors are great and the stories are well written. Read morePublished on May 13, 2013 by Curtrenton