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Joe Duttine as Steve Turner, chef (Series 1—2). He is an ex-criminal but an honest worker, and a good young chef. Henry uncovers two separate wine scams in Middleton. Pete Postlethwaite and Julian Fellowes have cameo roles. Henry must guard a safe house protecting an uncooperative star witness. He eventually wins her over with his cooking.

Pie in the sky" describes a dream or goal that is unrealistically optimistic or unlikely to be realized. Henry is called to a school where a student has been beaten up by local youths. Henry finds a member of the Chemistry Department staff selling Ecstasy tablets.In the United States, Acorn Media has released separate sets of all five series on 12 May 2009 (Series 1), 26 January 2010 (Series 2), [5] 7 September 2010 (Series 3), [6] 25 January 2011 (Series 4) [7] and 2 August 2011 (Series 5). [8] The complete series was released on DVD by Acorn Media on 11 November 2011. Henry caters for his friend's pheasant shoot, where Fisher is among the guests. A member of the estate staff is shot and killed and it looks as if Fisher accidentally shot him. Bourgeois capitalists don't want their pie in the sky when they die. They want their pie here and now." This idiom comes from a song made by Joe Hill, a Swedish-American guy who fought for workers' rights and wrote songs about it. He was part of a group called the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) or the "Wobblies." He created a funny version of a religious song called "The Preacher and the Slave" that made fun of religious leaders who told poor, suffering workers they'd get rewards in heaven but didn't help them here on Earth. Take a look at the catchy part of the song below. Historical Example

While "pie in the sky" is an expressive and colorful phrase, other idioms or expressions in English convey a similar meaning.

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Henry becomes entangled with a self-publicising psychic, and together they solve the mystery of a missing girl. Henry goes undercover in Bath to investigate the local constabulary, who are using a serial killer to mask their errors. Henry loses his sense of smell and mysteriously regains it when he resigns from the police once and for all. Guest stars John Bowler and Anthony O'Donnell As two pensioners go on a fraud spree, the inclusion of Dundee marmalade in their trademark pudding motivates Henry to find them. The song, which criticized the Army's theology, specifically their concentration on the salvation of souls rather than the feeding of the hungry, was popular when first recorded and remained so for some years. The 'pie in the sky when you die' line sums up Hill's response to the Salvation Army's philosophy.

Yes, it originated in America but is now understood and used in many parts of the English-speaking world. It may only be lightweight, but that's its beauty and delight. Richard Griffiths is excellent and was made for his role as the wise, phlegmatic and unconventional inspector. His portly frame hardly lends itself to much frenetic activity, but his facial expressions are a joy and all you need. Henry and the squad go to a meat factory where animal rights protesters are demonstrating against the owner. Henry finds the sausages contain soya and are wholly meat-free.

Other/Different Ways to Say "Pie in the Sky"

A visiting French policewoman Marianne Dupont ( fr:Marianne Borgo) gives Crabbe a gift of Alexandre Dumas' Dictionary of Cuisine.

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