Is Keeley Hawes’ Julia Montague actually dead? Who removed the bullet from David Budd’s (Richard Madden) gun? And is there a larger conspiracy behind all the twists in BBC’s Bodyguard?
With plenty of questions perplexing viewers, it seems like only one man can solve it all: Adrian Dunbar’s Ted Hastings, the head of AC-12 in Bodyguard writer Jed Mercurio’s other hit drama Line of Duty.
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In fact, since the first episode of the series, fans have been asking for Hastings to step in to sweep up the mystery…
— Gem (@Gemmidodgers) September 9, 2018
Would someone please get Ted Hastings and AC12 in to investigate? They could have this sorted in a jiffy!!! #Bodyguard
— Kirsty (@KPatton79) September 9, 2018
And now the BBC has delivered the goods with the magic of video editing. A new mashup clip sees Super-Ted interrogate PPO Budd with the help of DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston).
— BBC One (@BBCOne) September 14, 2018
Unfortunately, Ted doesn’t turn his attention to the terrorist plot involving Home Secretary Montague, instead questioning Budd about an undeclared free breakfast.
In fact, Ted even calls Budd ‘Tony’, which is weirdly the first name of Chief Inspector Gates, who Ted interviewed about the same offence in Line of Duty series one. Strange coincidence, eh?
But however good this mashup is, it seems like even Ted can’t be relied on to crack the Bodyguard case just yet. Good luck we’ve assembled all the best theories in one place ahead of Sunday’s episode.
Bodyguard continues this Sunday at 9pm on BBC1