1986 - 1994, Crime
A dubious ladies' man is also a colorful antique dealer.

Episode Guide

  • Lovejoy - Last Tango in Lavenham (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Last Tango in Lavenham

    Charlotte may take a job in New York; Tinker retires to a pub; Janey returns.

  • Lovejoy - Holding the Baby (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Holding the Baby

    While hunting down a valuable dresser he lost, Lovejoy somehow manages to lose both Charlotte and her neighbor's baby.

  • Lovejoy - Fruit of the Dessert (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Fruit of the Dessert

    To purchase some antiques, Lovejoy borrows $100,000 from a loan shark using his daughter's apartment as collateral.

  • Lovejoy - Breaking the Broker (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Breaking the Broker

    In an effort to help Tinker, Lovejoy hunts for the people responsible for smuggling religious antiques into England.

  • Lovejoy - The Last of the Uzkoks (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    The Last of the Uzkoks

    After Lord Dunwich's ownership of a valuable 17th-century Communion vessel is challenged, Lovejoy must determine the rightful owner.

  • Lovejoy - Guns and Roses (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Guns and Roses

    During an intimate dinner with Charlotte, the police arrest Lovejoy for armed robbery.

  • Lovejoy - Double-Edged Sword (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Double-Edged Sword

    Hired to recover a priceless samurai sword, Lovejoy lets it get away at auction.

  • Lovejoy - Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Somewhere Over the Rainbow

    Tinker's long-lost sister, Olive, is about to lose her island home to an unscrupulous developer.

  • Lovejoy - Day of Reckoning (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Day of Reckoning

    Lovejoy has 24 hours to find Charlotte before a killer exacts vengeance.

  • Lovejoy - Fair Exchange (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Fair Exchange

    Circumstances point to Lovejoy when someone attacks Charlotte and steals an 18th-century painting.

  • Lovejoy - The Lost Colony (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    The Lost Colony

    Lovejoy meets North Carolina namesakes who want the secret of the lost colony of Roanoke.

  • Lovejoy - The Price of Fish (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    The Price of Fish

    Gimbert plans to make Felsham Hall a health spa; Charlotte and Lovejoy test a historic four-poster.

  • Lovejoy - Never Judge a Book by Its Cover (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Never Judge a Book by Its Cover

    Elderly siblings refuse to part with a rare Bible.

  • Lovejoy - Swings and Roundabouts (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Swings and Roundabouts

    A candlestick collection contains some stolen pieces; Gimbert buys a worthless painting.

  • Lovejoy - Goose Bumps (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Goose Bumps

    Charlotte invites Lovejoy for a romantic dinner; collectors bid on china geese.

  • Lovejoy - Peking Gun (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Peking Gun

    Lovejoy fancies an unusual Chinese cannon; so does a tong member.

  • Lovejoy - Poetic License (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Poetic License

    Lovejoy resembles a famous poet, and someone wants him dead for it.

  • Lovejoy - Stones of Destiny (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Stones of Destiny

    Lovejoy's search for a rare Celtic cross leads him and suspicious Charlotte to Wales.

  • Lovejoy - Ducking and Diving (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Ducking and Diving

    When he tries to unload a white-elephant sideboard, Lovejoy uncovers a smuggling racket.

  • Lovejoy - Three Men and a Brittle Lady (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Three Men and a Brittle Lady

    Charlotte refuses to live with an ex; Gilbert falls for a con.

  • Lovejoy - The Kakiemon Tiger (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    The Kakiemon Tiger

    Lovejoy sees a country-house auction as a way out of debt; Eric gets bossy with Beth.

  • Lovejoy - A Going Concern (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    A Going Concern

    Glamorous auctioneer Charlotte Cavendish does not appreciate Lovejoy's Felsham Hall scam.

  • Lovejoy - Who Is the Fairest of Them All? (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Who Is the Fairest of Them All?

    Lovejoy becomes involved with antique mirrors and a dancing academy.

  • Lovejoy - Pig in a Poke (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Pig in a Poke

    Lovejoy becomes involved with valuable Gillray prints and a stolen bronze Bacchus which belongs to the queen.

  • Lovejoy - Lovejoy Loses It (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Lovejoy Loses It

    Lovejoy loses his touch after appearing on a TV talk show.

  • Lovejoy - Taking the Pledge (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Taking the Pledge

    Recently divorced Lord Kincardine has 24 hours to redeem a valuable miniature.

  • Lovejoy - Dainty Dish (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Dainty Dish

    Lovejoy and Charlie Gimbert vie for royal-crested Wedgwood plates.

  • Lovejoy - Irish Stew (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Irish Stew

    Lovejoy stumbles onto the trail of the mysterious Lost Book of Clonmel while authenticating some drawings.

  • Lovejoy - They Call Me Midas (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    They Call Me Midas

    Lovejoy, Lady Jane and Eric undertake an undercover sting operation.

  • Lovejoy - God Helps Those (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    God Helps Those

    Lovejoy investigates raids on local antique shops and a burglary at Lady Jane's house.

  • Lovejoy - The Galloping Major (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Galloping Major

    A valuable old cannon wrecks a pub cellar, then disappears.

  • Lovejoy - The Judgment of Solomon (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    The Judgment of Solomon

    Lovejoy becomes suspicious when he's asked by a wing commander to sell a collection of religious artifacts.

  • Lovejoy - Fly the Flag (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Fly the Flag

    An old table is a fake, but an American regimental flag is valuable.

  • Lovejoy - The Colour of Mary (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Colour of Mary

    A hustler wants Lovejoy to find the billiard table of Mary, Queen of Scots. Directed by Ian McShane.

  • Lovejoy - Second Fiddle (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Second Fiddle

    A violinist asks Lovejoy to turn a rare Stradivarius into a fake.

  • Lovejoy - The Ring (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Ring

    Lovejoy connives to solve a cash-flow problem.

  • Lovejoy - The Napoleonic Commode (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Napoleonic Commode

    After a dawn raid by the bailiffs, Lovejoy takes off on his own.

  • Lovejoy - The Prague Sun (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    The Prague Sun

    Lovejoy, searching in Czechoslovakia for a beautiful girl and a priceless diamond, is kidnapped.

  • Lovejoy - Highland Fling (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Highland Fling

    Lovejoy and Lady Jane are brought closer together during their investigation of an antiques dealer in Scotland.

  • Lovejoy - Members Only (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Members Only

    Problems are compounded by Lovejoy himself after he determines that a golf club's prize trophy is a fake.

  • Lovejoy - Kids (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:


    Vicky unwittingly is involved with a married man; a cabinet minister's son forges artworks.

  • Lovejoy - Smoke Your Nose (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Smoke Your Nose

    Lovejoy hopes to prevent a developer from destroying an ancient Roman mosaic.

  • Lovejoy - Loveknots (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    A youth steals an ordinary Berber rug from a lady who uses a priceless vase as an umbrella stand.

  • Lovejoy - Scotch on the Rocks (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Scotch on the Rocks

    A Scottish sword holds the key to French treasure.

  • Lovejoy - Eric of Arabia (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Eric of Arabia

    A Chinese terra-cotta pig is a forgery; Eric deals imaginatively in old motorbikes.

  • Lovejoy - Benin Bronze (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Benin Bronze

    A priceless bronze is missing, and Lovejoy is suspect.

  • Lovejoy - Angel Trousers (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Angel Trousers

    Lovejoy must deal with drunken sailors, a fashion photographer and hood Angelo "Angel Trousers" Pantolini.

  • Lovejoy - No Strings (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    No Strings

    A valuable harp that Lovejoy was supposed to sell mysteriously disappears.

  • Lovejoy - Out to Lunch (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Out to Lunch

    Eric is conned; Lovejoy sells paintings which are denounced as fakes.

  • Lovejoy - Friends in High Places (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Friends in High Places

    Lovejoy falls for Lady Jane's friend, Victoria, and becomes involved in kidnapping.

  • Lovejoy - The Black Virgin of Vladimir (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Black Virgin of Vladimir

    A devious antiques dealer swindles a beautiful American widow, and Lovejoy sets out to nab the thief.

  • Lovejoy - Lily's Pearls (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Lily's Pearls

    Lovejoy investigates the new business partner Lady Jane's husband has acquired.

  • Lovejoy - Raise the Hispanic (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Raise the Hispanic

    A society wedding turns chaotic when someone murders the groom.

  • Lovejoy - Sugar and Spice (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Sugar and Spice

    Lovejoy faces a moral dilemma when a teenage girl wants to purchase a set of erotic drawings.

  • Lovejoy - National Wealth (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    National Wealth

    International art thieves lay siege to England's lavish country houses.

  • Lovejoy - One Born Every Minute (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    One Born Every Minute

    Lovejoy is in hot pursuit of an elusive painter with a secret.

  • Lovejoy - Who Dares, Sings (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Who Dares, Sings

    Lovejoy's eye for detail detects a dangerous flaw in the restaurant he and Lady Jane decorated for Tinker's old army chum.

  • Lovejoy - Montezuma's Revenge (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Montezuma's Revenge

    A cursed Mayan statue is blamed for two murders, but Lovejoy suspects a more human evil is to blame.

  • Lovejoy - Bin Diving (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Bin Diving

    A case of guns stolen from the estate of a wealthy widow causes a mysterious commotion.

  • Lovejoy - The Italian Venus (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Italian Venus

    An aristocrat receives an inheritance but ignores the plight of his brother.

  • Lovejoy - Just Desserts (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Just Desserts

    After getting out of prison, Lovejoy pursues the man who framed him.

  • Lovejoy - Death and Venice (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Death and Venice

    Lovejoy travels to Venice to uncover the mystery behind a murder and the theft of a Carpaccio painting.

  • Lovejoy - The March of Time (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The March of Time

    Lovejoy must determine whether old love letters hidden in a clock are authentic.

  • Lovejoy - The Real Thing (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Real Thing

    Lovejoy attempts to stop a con man and his two accomplices from bilking art collectors.

  • Lovejoy - To Sleep No More (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    To Sleep No More

    A man who always boasted of his pending wealth mysteriously dies, and a priest seems intent on covering his tracks.

  • Lovejoy - The Judas Pair (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Judas Pair

    Lovejoy sets out to find a pair of Regency pistols called the Judas Pair -- and the murderer who once used them to kill Ronald Field's brother.

  • Lovejoy - Friends, Romans and Enemies (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Friends, Romans and Enemies

    Lovejoy and two Americans puzzle over Roman coins a forger willed to a museum.

  • Lovejoy - The Sting (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Sting

    A shady dealer and her dishonest client hamper Lovejoy's attempts to recover rare porcelains.

  • Lovejoy - The Axeman Cometh (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Axeman Cometh

    The revenue service and an ax-murderer are after Lovejoy and an Arab headdress.

  • Lovejoy - The Firefly Cage (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Firefly Cage

    An antiques hustler (Ian McShane) gets involved with a mysterious woman, a firefly cage made of coal, and murder.