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Murphy's Law

Jack's Back (Season 2, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When DI Annie Guthrie is stabbed to death in an alleyway, Murphy cancels his holiday to work on the case. She was working undercover in the investigation of three murders of homeless women. Murphy in turn poses as homeless man to find what...See moreWhen DI Annie Guthrie is stabbed to death in an alleyway, Murphy cancels his holiday to work on the case. She was working undercover in the investigation of three murders of homeless women. Murphy in turn poses as homeless man to find what the press is calling the return of Jack the Ripper. He takes up residence in a homeless shelter and befriends a teen-aged refugee who may have witnessed one of the killings. He also has his eye on the shelter's resident counselor and religious advisor the Reverend William Norris. Written by garykmcd See less
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Director
Writer
Colin Bateman (creator)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated May 10, 2004

Release date
May 10, 2004 (United Kingdom)
Awards
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6 nominations

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27 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
James Nesbitt
Tommy Murphy Tommy Murphy   See fewer
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Claudia Harrison
Annie Guthrie Annie Guthrie   See fewer
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Del Synnott
DC Alan Carter DC Alan Carter   See fewer
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James Albrecht
Solicitor Solicitor   See fewer
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Mark Benton
Father McBride Father McBride   See fewer
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Sarah Berger
Hilary Clarke Hilary Clarke   See fewer
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Andrew Bicknell
Reverend William Norris (as Andrew Bicknall) Reverend William Norris (as Andrew Bicknall)   See fewer
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Ben Bradshaw
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Grant Burgin
Thompson Thompson   See fewer
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Imogen Byron
Murphy's Daughter Murphy's Daughter   See fewer
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Janette Cross
Sandra Ryland Sandra Ryland   See fewer
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Alice Dooley
Suze Weston Suze Weston   See fewer
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Steve Gibbs
Strip Club Owner Strip Club Owner   See fewer
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Carol Harvey
Housewife Housewife   See fewer
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Richard Heap
Superintendent Superintendent   See fewer
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Andrew Lawden
Vitan Osnato Vitan Osnato   See fewer
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Kerry Norton
Polly McKenna Polly McKenna   See fewer
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Antony Sher
Frank Jeremy Frank Jeremy   See fewer
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Karen Westwood
Rachael Rachael   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.4 / 10 | 34 votes