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9.1 - The Flying Frenchmen

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Jago & Litefoot - Series 9
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 3/10/16 12:18 pm
1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

After their ordeals in Series 8, Jago and Litefoot decide to get away and take an ocean cruise, however they're quickly thrown into mystery as the ship becomes trapped in a mysterious fog and they begin to encounter familiar faces-their own.

Overall, the story is interesting but mainly in the way it sets the stage for the rest of the series. There are some clever elements thrown in that make these more than "Jago and Litefoot with different accents." There's a lot about this story unresolved by the end of it but it does set the stage for the subsequent episodes quite nicely.
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Reviewed By: PaulaPenguinReview Date: 9/3/15 2:53 pm
1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

"Stranger things have happened, Henry. Usually to us!"

Jonathan Morris has written very good opening episodes for some of the previous Jago & Litefoot boxsets and he delivers another strong script here. Morris does an excellent job of introducing all the passengers on board the Fata Morgana and he manages to set up the story arc for series 9 nicely. The adventure's climax is a tad silly and the actual resolution does come about a little too easily, but those are only minor niggles; on the whole this is a thoroughly entertaining epiosde with plenty of great character moments.

An excellent cast and Howard Carter's wonderful music also help to make "The Flying Frenchmen" a highly enjoyable opening for series 9.
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Reviewed By: kfb2014Review Date: 6/29/15 10:29 am
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Jago and Litefoot break the day to day humdrum, by going on a cruise on the fair liner Fata Morgana destined for distant shores, they settle into life aboard the cruise liner very quickly, the two become the element of desire by the Lady Danvers, a widower who sets her sights on Litefoot as the next potential husband, and recipients of her affections. That aside the two are soon thrown head long into and adventure that sees the Fata Morgana travel through mysterious fog, to a place on the ocean where there are replicated by ships from an alternative reality. Will our intrepid two get back to their own reality.

This is a superb opener for Box Set 9. In fact overall it is not one of the strongest stories, but that does not mean it is a bad story, it merely means the bar that has been set is incredibly high in any J&L output now to the extent where although this first one on it's own wouldn't be as strong as say the Mahogany Murders release, this beautifully sets up the other three, you know as well that you cannot stop listening until you have consumed all of the box set.
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Reviewed By: komodoReview Date: 5/3/15 6:02 am
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An excellent start to the 9th series with Jago and Litefoot off on a cruise and encountering some very interesting going-ons and some very unexpected characters fro other lands.
The pair are certainly taken out of the element, yet in a way that leaves them as the only experts with the experience to solve matters.

I won't spoil with the details so soon after release, but the story is well put together with elements that seem silly (and in fact are silly) yet resonate in such as way as to entertain.

The acting and story are top notch as always for a J&L adventure