Lovejoy

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  • 1986
  • 6 Seasons
  • 7.8  (2,990)

This series follows the exploits of a con artist who specializes in conducting shady deals involving antiques and art. Of course, he saves himself from being considered the bad guy by turning his powers of deception to the benefit of people in need from time to time. The series aired on BBC One from 1986 to 1994.

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Last Tango in Lavenham
10. Last Tango in Lavenham
December 4, 1994
In the last episode of Lovejoy, our hero gears himself up to marry Charlotte, and his old life begins to splinter. Jane Felsham returns with a splash, and without Alexander in tow - will Lovejoy have to choose between her and Charlotte?
Holding the Baby
9. Holding the Baby
November 27, 1994
Lovejoy buys a nineteenth-century dresser for a song, after getting advice from a Caribbean specialist. Meanwhile, Charlotte has mixed feelings about being left holding someone else's baby.
Fruit of the Dessert
8. Fruit of the Dessert
November 20, 1994
Lovejoy has a dangerous plan, which includes putting himself in the hands of a notorious moneylender and risking the future of his daughter, Vicky.But then, "Those who hazard all do it in hope of fair advantages..."
Breaking the Broker
7. Breaking the Broker
November 13, 1994
The police set up Tinker, so that they can get a favour from Lovejoy. They want him to check out an up-market pawnbroker who is suspected of receiving antiques stolen overseas.
The Last of the Uzkoks
6. The Last of the Uzkoks
November 6, 1994
Lovejoy is called in by Lord Dunwich to value a silver communion set, and Lady Dunwich wants him to find her some antique prints of the lost town of Dunwich-by-the-Sea (which is now under the sea). Charlie has done a moonlight flit, leaving his old dad in charge of Felsham Hall, and there are some unlikely characters around - a mad Greek priest, a Dutch civil servant, and a strange woman...
Guns and Roses
5. Guns and Roses
October 30, 1994
Lovejoy takes an antique gun to a London gunsmith to be repaired, but the armorer is having landlord problems. Meanwhile, an acquaintance of Lovejoy's, Texas Greenberg, is on his way over to buy something special.
Double Edged Sword
4. Double Edged Sword
October 23, 1994
A tough-talking business man hires Lovejoy to recover a sixteenth-century samurai sword which has been stolen from him. Another dealer, Lovejoy's mentor Jim Leonard, buys the sword at an auction, but it is promptly stolen from him by Joanna, the daughter of the original owner. Lovejoy stays on the trail.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
3. Somewhere Over the Rainbow
October 16, 1994
Tinker disappears, and Lovejoy sets off to find him. He arrives in Devon, where he discovers that Tinker's real name is Archie and that he has a sister whose hotel business is threatened by a rogue property developer. Charlotte and Beth join them and they look for ways to raise money to save the hotel. Meanwhile, Tinker has lost the key of Charlotte's safe-deposit box.
Day of Reckoning
2. Day of Reckoning
October 9, 1994
A former friend, Max Hunter, who believes Lovejoy had an affair with his wife, kidnaps Charlotte and plans to kill her. But he gives Lovejoy a sporting chance to find him by leaving a series of clues.
Fair Exchange
1. Fair Exchange
October 2, 1994
Charlotte buys a painting from a hard-up couple, the Tabors, but finds she has been conned. Lovejoy decides to set matters straight.
Description

This series follows the exploits of a con artist who specializes in conducting shady deals involving antiques and art. Of course, he saves himself from being considered the bad guy by turning his powers of deception to the benefit of people in need from time to time. The series aired on BBC One from 1986 to 1994.

Lovejoy is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (73 episodes). The series first aired on January 10, 1986.

Where to Watch Lovejoy

Lovejoy is available for streaming on the BBC One website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Lovejoy on demand at Apple TV+ and Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    January 10, 1986
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (2,990)