Albion in 1965. In the small town of Oxford talented and promising detective endeavour Morse is a "white crow" in their own Department. Only sympathy towards him from the direction of chief Fred Costea, gives the opportunity to the young detective to do what he likes. And Affairs at it too much, and then in the district happen mysterious and brutal murder, which did not disclose the standard police methods. Here comes to the place of thinking and analytical skills the endeavour Morse.
He's strange, eccentric man, invariably fail all the exams for promotions, but is able to solve the crossword for a couple of minutes. And only the Juice can get on the trail of the most prudent and cautious criminal.