July 1969. As the highly-anticipated moon landings of Apollo 11 draw near, Endeavour finds himself investigating the death of a promising young astrophysicist and his girlfriend. Their deaths seeming to be a result of a tragic car accident on first inspection, with the clues pointing to foul play, Endeavour enlists the help of an injured Thursday to uncover the truth.
Did You Know?
Humbolt says to Drake at the party, "You might have made more of the part played by British know-how. No Tom Bacon, no fuel cells. No fuel cells, no moon." Francis Thomas Bacon (1904 - 1992), was an English engineer who developed the first practical hydrogen-oxygen fuel cell. Drake may have ignored him as he was a graduate of Cambridge University, not Oxford. See more
At just over 26 minutes in, the evening of July 17, the Sun is shown low in the sky over Oxford with the Moon to its right. The convexity of the crescent is facing *away* from the Sun, not something that can ever happen. See more
Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright
A sobering thing to discover, so late in life, that one is considered a fool. I'm a figure of ridicule to be openly mocked and scorned.
References Doctor Zhivago
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