Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)

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Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. ... See full summary »

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 Lachie McCrae Jr. / ... (20 episodes, 1995-1997)
Anne Lacey ...
 Esme Murray (20 episodes, 1995-1997)
Barbara Rafferty ...
 Agnes Meldon (20 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Barney Meldon (19 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Isobel Sutherland (19 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Doc Brown / ... (19 episodes, 1995-1997)
David Ashton ...
 Maj. Roddy Maclean / ... (18 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Jubel / ... (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Edie (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Anne Kristen ...
 Miss Meikeljohn / ... (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Campbell Morrison ...
 Harry Balfour (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Morag Hood ...
 Doloris Balfour (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Billy Riddoch ...
 Lachlan McCrae / ... (14 episodes, 1996-1997)
Valerie Gogan ...
 Alex Maclean (10 episodes, 1995-1996)
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Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. Based on characters created by M.C. Beaton, from her series of mystery novels. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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The film composer Lorne Balfe used to live near Plockton where the series was being filmed. He was entrusted with cooking the crew's breakfasts. Later in life, Balfe would work on films such as "Inception". See more »

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Wonderful show, well written and well acted
20 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wholeheartedly recommend this series of the small town constable Hamish MacBeth. It does remind me a lot of Northern Exposure, but without the constant whining of Rob Morrow as Dr. Joel Fleishman. This series is so well written that it always makes you feel like you're a member of the village of Lochdubh. The scenery is gorgeous, the background music is perfect and the story lines are actually pretty simple with the focus on the people and their day to day lives. It is so refreshing to view a series that does not depend on outrageous situations to get by like ABC's Desperate Housewives....the Brits are light years ahead of anything that Hollywood can put out...and have been for decades. Both of my daughters ( ages 20 and 24) LOVE this series. I am sad they only made 3 seasons worth, but, each and every episode is first rate quality....even if I can't understand a lot of their dialog...their Scottish accent is accurate and hasn't been dumbed down for us Americans. A true first rate series that I will recommend to anyone.


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