Readers here in the UK may remember a crime series called Pie in the Sky which was broadcast on the BBC during 1994 - 1997. The series is currently doing a rerun on the ITV 3 channels each weekday evening at 7.45pm.
The series centres around Henry Crabbe, a police detective, Margaret Crabbe wife of Henry who is an accountant. Together they also run a restaurant called Pie in the Sky.
Henry is the long suffering underling to Freddy Fisher who is fairly senior in the police and who likes to get Henry to do his donkey work for him. When things go well, Fisher takes the credit and when no so well, Henry gets lots of hassle. Henry is old school and is waiting to start retirement, and is simply longing to spend every hour of the day in his wonderful restaurant.