Stars: Jane Seymour, Rohan Nedd, Kevin Ryan, Amy Huberman, Stuart Graham
Series Plot: Harriet "Harry" Wild is a retiring university literature professor who is finding herself at one of life's crossroads. Jolted from a mugging, she reluctantly agrees to recover in the home of her son, Charlie, a senior police detective. Charlie's family does their best to tolerate Harry's inscrutable ways, but Harry speaks her mind. Despite Charlie's strong objections and warnings, Harry starts to interfere in her son's particularly bafﬂing murder case when she notices the murderer has followed a pattern from a well-known play.When she successfully catches the killer by putting herself at great risk in the process, she ﬁnds a new lust for life. Harry and her protégé, Fergus, a troubled teen in whom Harry sees great potential where others see only a thug, quickly find new mysteries to solve. Harry's expertise at her new passion brings her into direct conﬂict with Charlie, who needs nothing less than his mother causing trouble at work!
Episode plot: Harry and Fergus agree to help a local loan shark known as Happy find out who murdered his employee in return, Happy will cancel the sizeable debt owed by Fergus's father. Harry notices links between the killing and Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment," which brings her to the attention of fledgling serial killer Billy Lund.