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Wycliffe

The Scapegoat (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV-14
TV Episode | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Every Halloween a life-size effigy of a man is strapped to a blazing wheel and sent into the sea - a ritual ridding the community of evil via the use of a 'scapegoat, in lieu of a human sacrifice. When the body of local undertaker Jonathan...See moreEvery Halloween a life-size effigy of a man is strapped to a blazing wheel and sent into the sea - a ritual ridding the community of evil via the use of a 'scapegoat, in lieu of a human sacrifice. When the body of local undertaker Jonathan Riddle is found washed up on the rocks, at first sight it seems that he was used as the scapegoat but Wycliffe soon finds other likely motives for his demise. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Updated Aug 7, 1994

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Aug 7, 1994 (United Kingdom)

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21 cast members
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John McEnery
Ephraim Gardner Ephraim Gardner   See fewer
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Catherine McCormack
Asenath Gardner Asenath Gardner   See fewer
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Christopher Ashley
Sgt. Luff Sgt. Luff   See fewer
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Jimmy Yuill
DI Kersey DI Kersey   See fewer
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Helen Masters
DI Lane DI Lane   See fewer
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Aaron Harris
DS Dixon DS Dixon   See fewer
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Adam Barker
DC Potter DC Potter   See fewer
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Jack Shepherd
Det. Supt. Wycliffe Det. Supt. Wycliffe   See fewer
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Laura Brattan
WPC Eva Luff WPC Eva Luff   See fewer
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Carole Nimmons
Sarah Riddle Sarah Riddle   See fewer
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Hilary Mason
Edith Riddle Edith Riddle   See fewer
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Geoffrey Larder
John Gander John Gander   See fewer
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Kristin Hewson
Melanie Melanie   See fewer
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Alan Stocks
Matthew Riddle Matthew Riddle   See fewer
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John Cassady
Landlord Landlord   See fewer
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Stephen Tate
Sid Passmore Sid Passmore   See fewer
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Tim Wylton
Franks Franks   See fewer
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Susan Penhaligon
Mariah Penrose Mariah Penrose   See fewer
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Peter Stockbridge
Mr. Penrose Mr. Penrose   See fewer
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David Albion
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
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Mike Eastman
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 53 votes