Kevin Whately (Inspector Lewis) stars as Jimmy Griffin, an ex-cop turned insurance investigator in this winning British detective series. Jimmys cunning and insight are well-suited to the business of exposing con men and other fraudsters. With his police training, hes able to take on any case, no matter how dangerous. If only he could be as successful in his personal life.. Kevin Whately (Inspector Lewis) stars as Jimmy Griffin, an ex-cop turned insurance investigator in this winning British detective series. Jimmys cunning and insight are well-suited to the business of exposing con men and other fraudsters. With his police training, hes able to take on any case, no matter how dangerous. If only he could be as successful in his personal life.
Series 2 finds Jimmy contending with ever more complex cases, including a kayaking trip gone tragically wrong and a rave that mysteriously goes up in flames. At home, Jimmy struggles to rebuild his relationship with his ex-wife (Annette Ekblom, Londons Burning) as they deal with their teenage daughters rebellious streak. Jimmys downfall has always been his inability to separate his private and professional lives, but in these six thrilling episodes, hes plunged into a case where separating family and career is impossible.
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Excellent The Sun (U.K.). Episode 1: Pensioned Off
After a female police officer falls down the stairs at her station, she files a claim for sexual harassment, and Jimmy Griffin is given the case to investigate. Hell have to cut through the rampant sexism of the force if he has any chance of discovering what really happened.
Episode 2: Horses for Courses
Jodie goes to a rave with her boyfriend without her parents permission, but is caught when the club goes up in flames. Originally attributed to a flicked cigarette, the inferno arouses Jimmys suspicions when he finds out who the owner is.
Episode 3: Playback
Two kids vanish after a kayaking accident, but their bodies are never found. Months later, their parents are engaged in a public battle to combat the paltry sum theyve been offered from the boating company.
Episode 4: Kith and Kin
A wealthy antiquities collector is robbed of several rare military medals and left with a ransom note for their return. Afraid of losing his possessions forever, he circumvents the police and asks his insurance agent to orchestrate the trade.
Episode 5: Keyman
When the board member of a construction conglomerate is shot dead in a brothel, Godzilla hires Jimmy to investigate a keyman insurance policy taken out on the man that stands to reward the company £10 million.
Episode 6: Swansong
When Jimmys home is ransacked by neighborhood thieves, he finds himself on the other end of the insurance game. Meanwhile, hes tasked with investigating an aging nightclub singer whose husband dies in a mysterious car crash.