Season 5 DVD Cover
|No. of Episodes
|Detective Sergeant Endeavour Morse
|Detective Chief Inspector Fred Thursday
|Detective Sergeant Jim Strange
|Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright
|Dr. Max DeBryn
|WPC Shirley Trewlove
||Dakota Blue Richards
|Detective Constable George Fancy
The following weapons were used in Season 5 of the television series Endeavour:
WARNING! THIS PAGE CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS!
Enfield No. 2 Mk I
An Enfield No. 2 Mk I is a murder weapon in "Muse" (S05E01).
Enfield No. 2 Mk. I Original configuration with spurred hammer - .38 S&W
An Enfield No. 2 Mk I is found by police in the glove box of Joey Sikes' (Victor Gardener) car. Dr. DeBryn correctly identified the gun as .38 caliber.
An Enfield No. 2 Mk I is seen on the table in painter Gerard Pickman's (Tom Wisdom) workshop. According to the story, it's a different gun but very likely same prop is used.
Sikes' revolver is seen in the glove box in the flashback scene, revealing the murder.
Ruth Astor (Antonia Clarke) fires at Sikes.
Webley .455 Mk VI
Edmund Gordon (David Shaw Parker) holds a Webley .455 Mk VI in the climactic scene in "Cartouche" (S05E02).
Webley Mk VI - .455 Webley
Gordon draws the revolver.
He aims at Emil Valdemar (Donald Sumpter).
Webley .38 Mk IV
DS Endeavour Morse (Shaun Evans), DCI Fred Thursday (Roger Allam), and DS Jim Strange (Sean Rigby) use Webley .38 Mk IV revolvers in several scenes in "Icarus" (S05E06).
Webley Mk IV - .38 S&W. WWII production
DS Strange aims a revolver during the arrest of Cromwell Ames. A constable at the right holds a blurry but identifiable Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk I rifle.
DCI Thursday arrests Cromwell Ames.
DS Morse holds a revolver when police appears at the scene of a clash between two gangs.
Strange's revolver is seen in same scene.
Thursday finds dying Eddie Nero.
A close view of Morse's revolver.
A revolver is briefly seen near a dead body of one of Eddie Nero's henchmen after the gang war in "Icarus" (S05E06).
A short-barreled revolver is seen near the hand of dead Nero's henchman. Another dead man also holds some handgun but it is in complete shadow and it's impossible to say even if it is a revolver or a pistol.
A Luger P08 is a murder weapon in "Colours" (S05E04).
A spent 9mm brass, found on the place of the murder. An expert explains that it's a German ammo, produced in 1944.
Dr. Laidlaw's student Kit Hutchens (Greg Austin) takes a Luger from the table in Laidlaw's office, full of Nazi Germany relics.
Hutchens examines the pistol when Morse comes in.
The Luger is seen on the table.
A flashback scene reveals Dr. Rex Laidlaw (Dominic Thorburn
) commiting the murder.
Millie Bagshot (Ellie Haddington) uses a supressed Walther PPK in "Quartet" (S05E05).
Walther PPK fitted with a sound suppressor - .380 ACP (black grips)
Millie Bagshot kills a Soviet agent.
The suppressed PPK on the table.
Mille Bagshot takes the gun.
An M1911A1 is hold by dying Eddie Nero (Mark Arden) after the battle with Cromwell Ames' gang in "Icarus" (S05E06).
Pre-War Colt M1911A1 - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP. This has a deep Colt factory blued finish, common for commercial variants before and after the war.
Gravely wounded Eddie Nero holds his pistol.
When Thursday orders Nero to drop the gun, the gangster says that it's empty. In reality, an empty M1911 would have its slide locked in rear position.
Another view of the scene.
Two pistols are seen on the shelf in Dr. Laidlaw's office in "Colours" (S05E04).
Two pistols are seen on the shelf at the background center.
Another view of the pistols on the shelf.
A pistol at the left is seen slightly better.
Flintlock/Percussion Cap Pistols
A pair of antique pistols is also seen in Dr. Laidlaw's office in "Colours" (S05E04).
Two antique pistols are seen over the locker at the right.
Cromwell Ames' gang uses an M1921 Thompson submachine gun during the attempt on rival gang boss Eddie Nero (Mark Arden) in "Icarus" (S05E06). While this weapon is not a modern one for late 1960s, the Tommy Gun in classic 1920s version, with a foregrip and a 50-round drum magazine, may be used as a symbol of gang wars of old.
Colt M1921A Thompson with 50-round drum magazine - .45 ACP
Ames' henchman fires from a car.
The barrel without Cutts compensator allows to identify this Tommy Gun as M1921.
In the climactic scene in "Colours" (S05E04) Dr. Rex Laidlaw (Dominic Thorburn) uses a wartime Karabiner 98k.
Karabiner 98k - 7.92x57mm Mauser
A general view of the rifle.
The top barrel band is "Kriegsmodell" style but the rifle has bayonet lug and cleaning rod on place while these parts were omitted on "Kriegsmodell". Supposedly the screen gun was assembled from parts of several 98k of differfent modifications.
Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk I
Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk I rifles are used in "Icarus" (S05E06), seen in hands of police constables and also of schoolboys serving in the Combined Cadet Force of Coldwater public school.
Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk I - .303 British
Cadets fire on shooting range.
A cadet reloads his rifle.
A constable holds a rifle when police appears at the scene of a clash between two gangs.
Stanlow (Aldo Maland) cleans a rifle.
He puts the rifle in gun rack. Strangely, the battle rifles are stored not in a safe but in a simple wooden locker.
Morse and Thursday find out that one rifle is missing. While all Lee-Enfields in the gun rack are standard rifles, as it can be seen on previous screenshot, in next scene we see Stanlow holding a rifle with sniper scope (see below).
Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk I (T)
In the climactic scene in "Icarus" (S05E06) Stanlow (Aldo Maland), a bullied Coldwater schoolboy, takes a Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk I (T) rifle from gun rack, planning to fire at his abusers, both teachers and classmates. This scene pays clear homage to If..., filmed in 1968 - same year when the plot of "Icarus" is set.
Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk I (T) - .303 British
Stanlow aims a sniper rifle at a group of teachers and guests of the school.
A close view of the bolt and sniper scope.
Morse tries to calm Stanlow and dissuade him from shooting.
One of Cromwell Ames' gang members uses a Remington 870 with extended magazine tube during the attack on Eddie Nero's gang in "Icarus" (S05E06).
Remington 870 Police Magnum customized with extended magazine tube - 12 gauge (credit to Predator 20
A gang member takes a Remington 870 from the trunk.
The extended magazine tube is seen.
A general view of the shotgun.
The extended magazine tube and the pump are seen.
The shotgun is seen over the body of its dead owner.
Sawed-Off Double Barrel Shotgun
Cromwell Ames (David Jonsson) is armed with a Sawed-Off Double Barrel Shotgun during the attack on Eddie Nero's gang in "Icarus" (S05E06).
Stevens 311R (sawed-off) - 12 gauge
Ames' henchman takes a sawed-off shotgun from the trunk...
...and hands it to gang boss.
The gun in hand of dead Ames.
College porter Albert Mullion (Ian Bartholomew) uses a single shot umbrella gun in "Quartet" (S05E05).
DCI Thursday disassembles the hidden gun, taken from arrested Mullion.
He extracts a spent brass.
During a fashion shoot at an army base model Jean Ward (Leo Hatton) poses on an FV433 Abbot SPG in "Colours" (S05E04).
Jean Ward poses on an Abbot SPG.
The Abbot is seen at the background.
An anti-personnel mine (doubtless a mockup) plays a key role in the climactic scene in "Colours" (S05E04).
Laidlaw steps on a live mine on training ground.
Toy soldiers and paintings
A painting depicts a battle of British troops, armed with Martini-Henry
rifles, against the Zulu.
A scale model of a muzzleloading field gun is seen in the office of the regiment commander.
Toy soldiers depict a battle of Napoleonic era in Dr. Laidlaw's office.