Endeavor Season 8 has been on BritBox since January 2022, after production delays affected its release.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are still having consequences on the film and television industry internationally in terms of how films and television shows have been released.
One such series is the successful English prequel, Endeavor, and the delays that affected the release of the show’s eighth season. Released a year later than scheduled on ITV, the series was also affected in the US.
As such, instead of coming to BritBox in 2021, the series hit the streaming service in January 2022, without much fanfare until it was scheduled for release on PBS. masterpiece mystery later in the year.
It is Endeavor based on a true story?
Endeavor It is not based on a true story, but the series is a prequel-sequel to the classic Inspector Morse which aired between 1987 and 2000.
The show featured English actor, John Thaw, in the title role as Chief Inspector Endeavor Morse.
The name Endeavor is one that became more familiar with the release of Endeavor in 2012, when the prequel-sequel was first released detailing the events of the years between 1965 and 1971, when Morse was still an agent working with DI mentor Fred Thursday.
The prequel-sequel stars Shaun Evans as Endeavor and Roger Allam as DI Fred Thursday.
It is Endeavor season 8 on BritBox?
Yes, Endeavor It’s on BritBox. The arrival of the series was delayed as the season was expected to arrive in early 2021, following its natural television run on ITV.
This is because the three feature-length episodes of the seventh season aired in February 2020 and production on the eighth season was due to begin in the summer of 2020.
However, the pandemic caused filming for the eighth series to be halted in the year 2020. It was then revealed that production on the season had begun in April 2021, resulting in the eighth series premiering on ITV for its first natural TV broadcast in September 2021.
A few months later, it quietly launched on BritBox in January 2022. Roger Allam was interviewed shortly after the series’ quiet arrival on the streaming service.
It seems that the quiet release of Endeavor it was made to capitalize on its arrival in America through PBS Masterpiece Mysteries. The series is part of the promotional push of the PBS channel.
The eighth season did not deviate from the established structure of three feature-length episodes per season. Each was 93 minutes or less in length for the season premiere episode “Striker”.
A look at the synopses for each of the episodes reveals the following:
Endeavor season 8: episode 1
For a series with an overall viewer rating of 8.6 out of 10 on IMDb, season eight did not fare as well compared to the other seasons.
The first episode earned a rating of 7.7 out of 10 viewers on IMDb. The episode titled “Striker” is based on the assassination at Oxford University, which turns out to have far-reaching political implications.
The episode is believed to be based on the threats George Best received from Manchester United, as Morse is also tasked with protecting the life of a beloved footballer.
Endeavor season 8: episode 2
The highest rated episode of the eighth season earned an overall viewership rating of 7.9 out of 10 on IMDb, a far cry from the 8.6 overall for the entire series.
Entitled “Scherzo”, the episode is based on the discovery of a murdered taxi driver found inside his car on the outskirts of Oxford.
The episode is full of dark and unexpected twists and turns that lead down a surprising path. In this episode, Morse also has to deal with a blast from his unpleasant past.
Endeavor season 8: episode 3
Qualification Endeavour’s thirty-sixth and final episode of the season, the next season will be the last season of the prequel.
Entitled “Terminus”, this episode earned an overall rating of 7.7 out of 10 on IMDb. The episode is premised on the team needing to investigate the death of an Oxford professor.
Also, upon arriving home, Thursday makes an unpleasant discovery that creates tension in the home. Endeavour, on the other hand, is unable to work the case as his suitability is questioned.