Reid is adrift and his team in pieces and Leman Street is shaken to its foundations following recent events. With Abberline convinced that Jackson is The Ripper, the captain is in custody and facing the death penalty. Reid is convinced of Jackson's innocence, and brings in Joseph Lavender (Linal Haft) who had seen The Ripper with one of his victims the previous year, but Lavender proves not to be the key to Jackson's release from custody. Reid seeks solace with Miss Goren and Drake with Bella, one of Long Susan's girls. Rose leaves the brothel to stay at Mrs Reid's shelter and, through a newspaper lonely hearts page, she seeks out a wealthy husband. When Rose disappears, Reid and Drake suspect that a white slavery ring is operating in their midst, with previous Ripper suspect, Victor Silver (David Oakes), at its head. Reid reveals Silver was one of the missing victims from the boat accident that he and his daughter were on. Silver is assisted in his work by his sister Clara (Ruta Gedmintas) and brother Barnaby (Kristian Nairn). Jackson is eventually given the chance to prove to everyone (most importanly Abberline) that he is not Jack the Ripper. Reid, Drake and Jackson are left free to continue cleaning up the streets of Whitechapel.

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Ripper Street Season 1

# Title Air Date
Ripper Street
1:1 I Need Light Dec 30, 2012
1:2 In My Protection Jan 6, 2013
1:3 The King Came Calling Jan 13, 2013
1:4 The Good of This City Jan 20, 2013
1:5 The Weight of One Man's Heart Jan 27, 2013
1:6 Tournament of Shadows Feb 3, 2013
1:7 A Man of My Company Feb 17, 2013
1:8 What Use Our Work? Feb 24, 2013

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