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      Season 1 – The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

      2009 Drama List
      Reviews Following the death of her father, resourceful Precious Ramotswe uses her inheritance to open the first female-owned detective agency in Botswana and soon finds herself investigating varied and often-improbable cases, assisted by her frighteningly efficient -- yet eccentric -- secretary, Grace Makutsi, in this lighthearted series adapted from the best-selling novels by Alexander McCall Smith. Read More Read Less

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      Episode 1 Aired Mar 29, 2009 Pilot Precious Ramotswe launches Botswana's first female-run detective agency; Precious investigates cases including a missing boy, a missing finger and a cheating husband. Details Episode 2 Aired Apr 5, 2009 The Big Bonanza Precious investigates a dentist who has suspicious mood swings; Grace refuses to turn away paying clients. Details Episode 3 Aired Apr 12, 2009 Poison A young woman worries about her unusually fearful father; a doctor asks for an investigation into his patients' mysterious deaths. Details Episode 4 Aired Apr 19, 2009 The Boy With the African Heart An American wants the agency's help in locating her son; Grace reveals a long-held secret. Details Episode 5 Aired Apr 26, 2009 Problems in Moral Philosophy A store owner wants Precious to find out if his daughter has a secret boyfriend; JLB uses a high-tech solution to help Precious with a case. Details Episode 6 Aired May 3, 2009 Beauty and Integrity Precious and Grace stave off competition from a rival agency; hired by a pageant promoter, Precious poses as a reporter and talks to beauty queens; Precious tails Nandira in search of her mysterious boyfriend. Details Episode 7 Aired May 10, 2009 A Real Botswana Diamond When a string of break-ins reaches the agency, Grace inspects the damage and recreates the crime; Precious receives an unnerving phone call; a suspicious jeweler comes under inestigation. Details

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      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Anthony Minghella, Richard Curtis
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Mar 29, 2009