Shaun Evans sports a new look as DS Endeavour Morse as a sixth season of “Endeavour” returns to Masterpiece Sundays at 8 p.m. on Arizona PBS.
The show, a prequel to the long-running “Inspector Morse” series, moves into 1969 for this new season, as the characters face a whirlwind of new challenges within the Woodstock police department.
Evans will also be putting his directorial mark on the show, heading behind the camera for the second 90-minute episode of the series.
His character will also be facing new challenges, with Morse having started a new role as a uniformed officer at the Woodstock police department and embracing the fashion of the period by growing a mustache.
Following the dissolution of the Oxford City Police and the merging with Thames Valley Constabulary at the end of last season, the season 6 picks up with the team dispersed as they find their feet in their various new roles. However, despite their separation, the tragic murder of DC George Fancy still hangs over them both collectively and individually, with the case remaining unresolved.
June 16: “Pylon”
The murder of a schoolgirl brings Morse back to Oxford. When he refuses to accept that the main suspect is guilty, Morse must uncover the truth and rescue the victim before it’s too late.
June 23: “Apollo”
A car accident proves to be murder, leading Morse to investigate suspects in the Oxford astrophysics department and a TV puppet studio.
June 30: “Confection”
A triple murder exposes the secrets of a village in the grip of deadly rumors.
July 7: “Deguello”
The collapse of a tower block reveals a clue that may uncover the truth behind the crime that has haunted Morse and the team.