These flats are in Waulands Bank Drive, Luton. It means either ‘Sweet Home’ or ‘Sweetly at home’. The Degüello was introduced to the Americas by the Spanish armies and was later adopted by the patriot armies fighting against them during the Spanish American wars of independence. Win’s reaction after picking up the note suggests that she to thinks it is a suicide note. There was standoff in Morse. Re: Bright and the pelican/traffic detail. Whenever Endeavour moved in the past, he took both his suitcase and his record player. The rules never apply to the rich, and Morse was always on the outside looking in. (No trouble so far. The annual Miss World contest was pretty massive and prime tv in the 60’s. As I mentioned earlier it was the ending that did it for me – it almost borders on the infamous Dallas scene where Bobby Ewing came out of the shower and the whole last season was just Pam’s dream – it was like “re-set” we are all back to series 5 positions – and worse it was in what the last 5 minutes. Follow Morse, Lewis and Endeavour on WordPress.com Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin was a Russian-born Hollywood film score composer and conductor. Best wishes. Thanks again Chris, will go back over your review again! Guessing thats under wraps for privacy? Clare, one of my subscribers made a great connection to the scene where Bright is saved from the thugs by the children. One stood out among the traditional numbers and letters used in the classification system: a lone Greek symbol chosen, most likely, as a pun on “Fie!” (As in, “Fie on you for such prurient proclivities!”).”. You want another Blenheim Vale? In 2014, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries began broadcasting adaptations of the novels as an original film series entitled The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries. And they really went for it in Series 5 with Fancy’s death and the closing of the station. So when we heard the sirens in the final showdown, even before he said anything, I thought, “It’s Traffic to the rescue!”. Anton Lesser as Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright, Alexander Hanson as Councillor Clive Burkitt, Colin Tierney as Assistant Chief Constable Bottoms, After having looked after my mum for some 11 years she is now unfortunately in a nursing home. Gower or the Gower Peninsula is in South Wales. I miss just having a good stand alone mystery like in the first few series and in morse and Lewis. Learn more Recent Listening Trend. But leaves the door ajar. This is of course the Hertford walkway otherwise known as the Bridge of Sighs. To read more about the Phi Collection then click https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/news/2018/nov-06. Oh, his beautiful . After a year at college I have passed all grades and now will start Edinburgh University in September 2019. (It’s still available for hire.. Thanks Chris for all the hard work. Ian Burfield  appeared in the Lewis episode, ‘And the Moonbeams Kissed the Sea’. Thanks very much for another thoroughly well researched and thoughtful review. (For the end scene with Endeavour entering the house). Listen to music from Tiomkin like Rio Bravo, Solo Ante el Peligro (De "Solo Ante el Peligro") & more. The ingenuity of their efforts to achieve sexual release is astonishing, and interwoven with this curious story is some remarkable heterosexual narrative from a sophisticated French friend. Right from Series 1 of Endeavour, it’s clear the writers/producers decided the final episode would be more character focused where the murder mystery wasn’t the be all and end all of the production. When I look at the show in this way, I am more comfortable with what the writer is attempting. At about 45 minutes Morse is talking to Professor Ernest Burrowes about Hollis Binks. He also wrote; Lewis (TV Series) (screenplay – 4 episodes, 2010 – 2012) (story – 1 episode, 2006) – Falling Darkness (2010) … (screenplay) Buried alive. Perhaps a tad hokey. Directed by Jeffrey Hayden. I do think, also, that the incidental music is well done. I don’t see that as a bad thing though. Also, the title of the episode itself, Degüello, deriving from the Spanish verb “degollar” meaning to cut the throat, decapitate or behead has a Masonic connection in my opinion. With mounting pressure on the team to fall in with the corrupt politicians and policemen or face being exposed or worse, Thursday, Morse, Strange and Bright have a difficult decision to make. What was the song on the record Fred was playing? Now I know why they named the character who was looking at them was named Nicholson. He lied so as to have Morse re-assigned back from the country station so that he could help him. The logistics of how it was written in this episode–actually, across this whole series–actually makes more sense than just about any other scenario than I could come up with for how Morse, even as a more senior officer, could be able to afford such a fine piece of real estate, but at the same time, don’t fit with the character at all. I did wonder whether his having to live in Police accommodation had curtailed his listening – I seem to remember his neighbour not being overly keen in one of the earlier episodes in this series. Morse didn’t want to follow the cronyism, but loved Oxford for enlightening the masses regardless of background. Hey, good review. Would departing from the ‘formula’ be too disconcerting for everyone? Morse says, “How’s that?” The porter replies, ” Same as most men, I suppose, sir. 2 questions: I read it was an original work made for the episode recording artist not credited. St Edmund Hall is referred as Garstang College in the episode. used by Cuban rebels in the 19th century to launch mounted charges against the Spanish infantry. I did wonder why I never saw this room on any of my visits to the Bodleian and why I couldn’t find any pictures of it. For the ZZ Top album, see, Bugle and trumpet calls of the Mexican Armed Forces, http://sisbib.unmsm.edu.pe/bibvirtual/publicaciones/antropologia/2001_n02/batalla_ayacucho.htm, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=El_Degüello&oldid=992168516, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 December 2020, at 21:28. Hollis Binks. I wish to say that this family name has NOTHING to do with trees and has never been interchangeable with Baumgarden. It describes the sexual awakening of the narrator, Charlie Powerscourt, and his friends Bob Rutherford and Jimmy, the Duke of Surrey. Pompei – the bodies are actually casts made by the excavators by pouring plaster into the “mould” made around the body by the lava, ash, etc. Nicholson set out to make things more orderly, by schematizing some 7,000 different classifications. You can choose as many as you wish – each will be shared, but only one per day gets KR Points. It is an instrumental in the two John Wayne films Rio Bravo (1959) and The Alamo (1960), and was also used in The Alamo (2004). I’m assuming that Deborah Teagarden is based on Aurora Teagarden a fictional character created by author Charlaine Harris. Not simply to set a mood, or reinforce a dramatic moment, but to open a door into the world of Endeavour Morse’s own cultural and emotional reality. Sand is a key component of making cement and without sand the cement’s integrity would fail. But, of course it isn’t. When Dr Nicholson is explaining to Morse and Thursday why he destroyed Emil Baumgarten’;s notebooks he says that every day he recites the Mourner’s Kaddish for Emil Baumgarten. On the wall of what was the squat  and soon to become Morse’s house we can see a Latin phrase on the wall. I did enjoy that the pelican man scene brought full circle that a video that Bright was probably enthusiastic about doing originally because it would have been life saving and then was the bane of his life, ended up saving his life. But I’m hoping that classical music will always play a major role in my experience of Endeavour. The worry for his family. Unfortunately we have to endure 30 minutes of adverts. She wrote, “As a music lover I’d like to add one more point. "[1] It "signifies the act of beheading or throat-cutting and in Spanish history became associated with the battle music, which, in different versions, meant complete destruction of the enemy without mercy. 1. (Murder She Wrote will be mentioned again in my video review). We don’t mind the way they are placed in a scene, even if it bears no resemblance to where they would stand in a real-life situation. the ‘El Deguello was a mexican bugle call for no surrender (slit throats/beheading) The music called that in the ‘Alamo’ and ‘Rio Bravo’ was composed by the films score composer Dimitri Tiomkin. Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube. Of course we know he always maintained his love of music, but I’m hoping this wasn’t symbolic of a lack of classical music in the next series.”. unravelling there before me on the pages. Once the “beating heart of Oxford”, the entire neighbourhood was demolished to make way for the shopping mall. Chitton is a region in India. I am a long-term reader, first-time poster and I wanted to thank you for all of the work you do on your wonderful site. Fred didn’t believe he was going to return from the stand off with Jago, McGyffin and the rest. Could the voice of the narrator at the start be Edward Fox’s? A teacher is discussing the bridge and the kids notice ‘the pelican man’ as Bright passes. And the concluding gunfight and its consequences, which would actually have rocked the entire nation with their implications, were dealt with in an almost throwaway manner. We now know why, it was a flophouse/drug den full of dead bodies. He stumbled and made mistakes. When Morse eventually relates to Thursday the finding of Hollis Binks body in the basement  of the tower block and his belief that Hollis Binks had find out about the Councillor and McGyffin’s scam in regard to the concrete used to build Cranmer House, Thursday says to Morse, “Say you’re right people like that it only goes one way. An eagle eyed subscriber noticed this second reference to Colin. The house that will eventually become his home for the rest of his life. Everybody has been unsettled by their new roles, and I wonder if the lack of music is a way of making us unsettled, too. Congrats on your studies! Holly Matrins is a writer in the film. Just starting to watch season 7. It would never have happened in the original Morse series or the Lewis series. Endeavour mentioned that the Memoirs Of A Voluptuary were part of the Phi Collection. All-in-all, a good episode. I respect everyone’s opinion however those who actually review something and put up well thought out viewpoints and can comment good and bad in the one review I respect the most – anyone can say “best episode ever” or “complete shite” that is not a review. In the operatic standoff at the end someone mentions Box and Jago says dismissively, “he’s not the sand for men’s work.” So poetic and a nod to the salty sand that failed in the tower, but what does it mean? That, and another scene between them where he called her work “whatever this game is that you’re playing” (or something like that), indicated he just didn’t take her or what she wanted seriously, which would be the death knell for any relationship. At around the 30 minute mark Morse is talking to the porter about Professor Burrowes. — Baksheesh is mentioned in The Jewel In The Crown, when Barbie Batchelor (the great Peggy Ashcroft) is talking with a young Arab boy who wants to carry her suitcase. [3], "Degüello" is a Spanish noun from the verb "degollar", to describe the action of throat-cutting. Also, “Baaksheeh” figures largely in Mark Twain’s hilarious travelogue “Innocents Abroad.”, So happy about the 10 Jags ! I was wondering — do you know if some of the scripts are made available by the BBC? Queen’s Lane is where the thieves ran who eventually beat up Fred. Nelson later paid homage to both the film and his character, Colorado, by including the song "Restless Kid" on his 1959 LP, Ricky Sings Again. Do you not see that the ‘gunfight’ in the last episode—and other aspects of ‘Endeavour’—are rather operatic. I hope this post finds you all well my fellow Endeavourists. When Ronnie takes Fred to meet McGyffin and the councillor, Fred wonders who is in charge. See more ideas about john wayne, wayne, john wayne movies. Wonder how this year will turn out. I live in the states (Texas) but LOVE Endeavour , Morse and Lewis and would love to read you research about these series. Oh and the classical music which seems to have evaporated! "Play deguello!" What first attracted me to Endeavour was the music. If you haven’t seen that episode stop reading now as I have to mention how the episode ends to relate it to Thursday comment …………………………………………………………………………………… In Neverland Thursday was shot by Clive Deare and Endeavour was imprisoned. Last night I rewatched the episode and was struck by how similar it was to the way the original Morse series approached the season’s finales. I wonder what gems and touching moments I missed. Did you discuss the meaning behind the Hebrew words and the implicit reference to the story of the Golem? It was just not respectful. I also noticed a few times, across this series, that though Bright was disappointed to have been remanded to traffic, he still treated his command seriously and, in return, seemed to get a certain loyalty from his officers. Hi. McGyffin might be a take off of Mcguffin, which was a term Hitchcock favoured. Took me hours to find it. If you google Deguello theres a movie clip with pronunciation. I’m assuming the copyright has elapsed in regard to the character, Sherlock Holmes. Perhaps Endeavour will flirt with a Lancia before realising the error of his taste and heading back to our dear 248 RPA. I know very tenuous. Professor Ernest Burrowes believed that Dr. Jasper Nicholson had abandoned Teagarden’s ancestors, the Baumgardens, in Germany as well as using Emil Baugarden’s work which had been sent to Oxford before the family were interred in a concentration camp. (1969), and in the made-for-television movie The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (1987). Jago = Iago = the Machiavellian villain in Othello – also an opera by Verdi that has apparently featured in the soundtrack heavily this season. In the southern part of Texas / In the town of San Antone / There's a fortress all in ruins that the weeds have overgrown / You may look in vain for crosses and you'll who immigrated well before the rise of the Nazis?–gave the English immigration official he dealt with the correct translation of “Treegarden,” but the official misheard and made it “Teagarden,” and nobody bothered to correct it, so that was how it had been ever since. So I understand the comment that the final shootout in Episode 4 could be seen as ‘operatic’. I have started my own Facebook page. Thanks so much for responding. . Turl Street has been used often in the original Morse, Lewis and Endeavour. I did wonder whether the Endeavour plot was an allusion to Grenfell, but as others have said, Cranmer seems more likely. So that the scene can contrive Thursday overhearing them. Alexander is married in real life, to the well known actress, Samantha Bond. “I still don’t understand why it was important to the plot to have Max kidnapped? Thanks James, I will add that to my post. I still haven’t found what the addition of Mrs Bright has brought to the overall storylines. I still wonder why Morse would never mention Thursday in the future (unless Joan marries Strange, then it becomes a sore name to bring up). This was surely unnecessary and completely melodramatic.” So true Chris – the acting and production are wonderful. And how long does it take for sea sand in concrete to destroy Rebar anyway? Dr. Jasper Nicholson was the owner of a Sanatorium In ‘Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?”. There was a lot of art on display at various places but it will take a while to identify. The body of Binks was discovered by the fire brigade in the basement of Cranmer House. (4) Did they say “Teagarden” or “Treegarden”? That’s always been the choice.”. George McGyffin is telling Strange that something has to be done about Morse. (1) The scene where Bright was saved by kids also reminded me of Indiana Jones. He mentions this in Series 8, Episode 1, Entry Wounds. I can’t find any link to the Phi collection on this page. I think I noticed another reference in Deguello – the logo on top of the Dinkley Opticians letterhead (as seen on the letter to Hollis Binks) reminded me a great deal of the billboard featuring the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg that looked over the valley of ashes in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.”. When Morse and Thursday first interview Dr. Richardson they question him about the book he was reading in the library, ‘Memoirs Of A Voluptuary’. Max had rung Morse up to let him know he’d figured out the muddy footprints and its tie to the quarry, which Morse had also discerned when he got a glimpse at the bootprint on his car door. Great review, Kit. This was the scandal in the series 1 episode “Home,” where the city was going to clean out the Oxpens and build a new residential area. I don’t disagree, but I do especially like when the music played is organic to the action. I’m not very convinced about ‘concrete cancer’ manifesting itself in a serious way within a year. All I can add is the comment about no shootouts in ‘Morse’. Even with all your knowledge & your criticisms you came through really liking it in spite of your self and your knowledge prevails– Of course I saw it on the u-tube (which we are not supposed to do) but there is a lady that does produce a really good viewing I subscribe to. I was going to say there was so a gunfight in Lewis and then I remembered it was George Gently and Kevin Whately was a bad guy. Again, the reference to the Battle of the Alamo. The shoddy construction of the flats & the associated corruption rather reminded me of a similar plot-line in “Our Friends in the North” & the real-life scandal in the North East on which that was based. If I’m not mistaken, Verdi only shows up once in all seasons of ‘Endeavour,’ and not his ‘Otello’ or in Season 6. I decided to start the Facebook page as there has been times when I have an update to a review post or some interesting news or information but it was all to small to make into a full blown post here on my website. Having a lot of fun being one of the oldest (but probably not wisest) in the room! And neither would all the gunplay. I am now in second year having passed all the requirements in first year. Series 1 had Morse and his family and the death of his father. All this is carefully designed to make the viewer’s experience as meaningful as possible, but it is not the way it would happen in reality. You have on the one hand the people who survived the great war, and their hopeful almost naive thinking that things like this just don’t happen, people should follow rules, respect elders, etc.. Verses the view of the new generation of Vietnam survivors who believe they were cheated and rules are made for fools to follow. The title is from The Alamo and the classic Western Rio Bravo starring John Wayne. Thank you to someone on Twitter who pointed out that this is Magdalene College Library. Touch wood.). Dimitri Tiomkin was born in the Ukraine in 1894 and trained as a pianist in the St. Petersburg Conservatory in Russia before emigrating to the United States in 1921. This scene is around the one minute mark. When he showed up at the collapsed tower, he immediately took over and sent his traffic cops in to the rescue, and I’m sure they were thrilled to get a chance to do something serious. When Thursday and Morse return to the police station after the shoot out, Thursday says, “Put the black spot on all of them.” The Black Spot is a literary device invented by Robert Louis Stevenson for his novel Treasure Island. It was in the UK version that was broadcast. It’s a matchbox. I know I would never have been allowed to speak to a teacher in the 50s and 60s with my hands in my pockets. Hello Endeavourists and welcome to my review of the FOURTH episode of the new sixth series, Degüello . It’s a lovely, haunting, solo, the voice quite Jim-Reeves-like, with vaguely Mexican chord progressions, slipping between major and minor, ending on an unresolved minor, one man’s sad farewell to his best girl and his resignation to his fate in the coming battle. Read more by clicking HERE. Even though this prayer is associated with death and mourning, it does not actually mention death. – Who shot Box? Terry, you must not be an American watching American TV or movies if you think the ending in Way Through The Woods (one of my favorite episodes) was a bloodbath! Indiana Jones is saved in much the same way by children in the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. The name Dimitri Tiomkin calls forth the image of one of Hollywood’s most distinguished and best-loved composers. It’s not really important to research, but what was proposed to have occurred at Cranmer House was an alkali–silica reaction that really doesn’t have much to do with salt.