4x04 Nine Lives
First Aired: Apr. 30, 2007 on BBC One
Summary: A family feud erupts when a rich, lonely old woman, Dorothy Hepple, is found dead in her home, as the drama about a team of unconventional detectives continues. She leaves all her money and property to her beloved cats, rather than her nephew, Harry, and niece, Caroline. Her body lay…
Main Characters in this Episode
Brian Lane: Of course. They've been trying to prove the existence of the UK Big Cat for years. We've just given them the evidence.
Det. Supt. Sandra Pullman: No, you did. That was an amazing bit of detective work, Brian. Well done.
Brian Lane: Oh, any of you could have put it together.
Gerry Standing: No! We're sane.
Det. Supt. Sandra Pullman: What inquiries?
Brian Lane: You'll see. I've had an idea.
Det. Supt. Sandra Pullman: I hate it when he has ideas. Makes me very nervous.
Det. Supt. Sandra Pullman: It's a cat.
Brian Lane: Do you know why their tongues are all rough? Because they're covered in sharp points, for stripping meat from bones.
Det. Supt. Sandra Pullman: Fascinating.
Brian Lane: They've also got teeth that are designed for cutting and shredding, and retractable claws for pinning down prey. And people keep them as pets!
Det. Supt. Sandra Pullman: Any of that relevant, Brian?
Brian Lane: Yes. Know thy enemy.