The BEST episodes directed by Bill Hays

Raise the Hispanic
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7.29
83 votes

#1 - Raise the Hispanic

Lovejoy - Season 2 - Episode 9

Amanda Peagram, a local landowner's daughter, is engaged to Roger Hall, and Lovejoy (on the instructions of Amanda's father) is furnishing a house with antiques for the couple. Unhappily, Amanda is not impressed, while Roger continues to play the field. At the wedding, Lovejoy overhears a row between Roger and Amanda's father and later finds Roger's body hidden in a suit of armour... but the body vanishes and nobody believes him. After the wedding, Roger is treated as a missing person. Lovejoy insists Roger is dead, but he can't produce the body - so he decides to investigate the murder and solve the mystery.

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Lily's Pearls
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7.23
84 votes

#2 - Lily's Pearls

Lovejoy - Season 2 - Episode 10

Jane's husband, Alexander, has a new business partner called Joe Gruder, but Lovejoy is suspicious of him. Jane gets a call from Lily Gruder, Joe's wife, who has a problem with some pearls and a pawnbroker, and Lovejoy decides to look into Joe's affairs. Mr Gruder does not come up smelling of roses.

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Rumpole and the Sporting Life
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7.13
40 votes

#3 - Rumpole and the Sporting Life

Rumpole of the Bailey - Season 3 - Episode 5

Rumpole gets out into rural England when Fiona Allways persuades him to defend her sister Jennifer, charged with murdering her skirt-chasing husband.

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Jack-The-Lad
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#4 - Jack-The-Lad

The Bill - Season 6 - Episode 86

Stamp and Datta call at a house where they find 2 women fighting because the woman being attacked is having an affair with the other woman's husband. Lines and Carver chase a man who is suspected of armed robbery. He goes to see the wife of another villain who is on the game and hides 3 objects in her toilet cistern which turns out to be a shotgun.

A Sense of Duty
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#5 - A Sense of Duty

The Bill - Season 6 - Episode 89

A drunk in a restaurant is arrested by an off duty Roach. Penny is not happy that Roach doesn't come in with the drunk who knows the commissioner. Monroe thinks Roach was drinking. After a lot of chasing around after Roach to sign the custody papers and a public telling-off of Roach by Monroe, the drunk is released.