Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Definitive Collection
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Disc #1 -- The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - in Hercule Poirot: The Complete Collection
Disc #2 -- Lord Edgware Dies - in The Complete Collection
Disc #3 -- Murder in Mesopotamia - in The Complete Collection
Disc #4 -- Evil Under the Sun - in The Complete Collection
Disc #5 -- Death On the Nile - in "Agatha Christies:New Mysteries"
Disc #6 -- Sad Cypress - in "The New Mysteries Collection"
Disc #7 -- The Hollow - in "The New Mysteries Collection"
Disc #8 -- Five Little Pigs - in "The New Mysteries Collection"
Disc #9 -- The Mystery of the Blue Train - in "Poirot Classic Crimes Collecti"
Disc #10 -- Taken at the Flood - in "Classic Crimes Collection"
Disc #11 -- After the Funeral - in "Classic Crimes Collection"
Disc #12 -- Cards On the Table - in "Classic Crimes Collection"
This set includes 12 of the movie-length adaptations. They are increasingly higher in image quality, probably due to increase in budget. On the other hand, in certain episodes you can also notice some liberties taken in the script that clearly strays from Agatha's books. This, however, doesn't diminish the entertaining quality of the episodes. The episodes included in this set are (in order of TV air dates):
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd;
Lord Edgware Dies.
Evil Under the Sun;
Murder in Mesopotamia.
Five Little Pigs;
Death on the Nile;
The Mystery of the Blue Train;
Cards on the Table;
After the Funeral and
Taken at the Flood.
There's not much in the way of extras: just an index of Agatha Christie Poirot stories, plus Christie's and Suchet's biographies.
All of the Poirot series episodes that have been released on DVD are included in this set along with "Poirot Classic Collection", "Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Classic Collection 2", "Poirot Set 4 Classic Collection" and "Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Movie Collection - Set 5". I found this the best way to have them all, pay the best price and not get one single repeat. The Season 12 episodes "The clocks", "Three-act tragedy" and "Hallowe'en party" have not yet been released.
Poirot is still one of my favorites.
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I bought this collection 5 years ago for $87 CAD. Great episodes! David Suchet is the very best Poirot.Published 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent acting - gripping and intriguing story lines
A & E did an awesome job. Here it is captured for you to enjoy
It is so nice to have these laid out with no ads, so that the story can flow in a natural forward motion.Published on May 19 2011 by K Plumbly
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