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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

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 DCI Tom Barnaby (81 episodes, 1997-2011)
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 Joyce Barnaby (81 episodes, 1997-2011)
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 Dr Bullard / ... (76 episodes, 1997-2011)
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 DS Ben Jones / ... (53 episodes, 2005-2017)
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 Cully Barnaby (43 episodes, 1997-2011)
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 DCI John Barnaby / ... (39 episodes, 2000-2018)
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 Sarah Barnaby (34 episodes, 2011-2018)
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The British detective drama revolves around DCI Barnaby's efforts to solve numerous murders that take place in the fictional English county of Midsomer. The current lead character is DCI John Barnaby, who is the younger cousin of former lead character DCI Tom Barnaby. The Barnabys have worked with several different sergeants throughout the run of the show, including Sgt Gavin Troy, Sgt Dan Scott, Sgt Ben Jones and Sgt Charlie Nelson. Written by Anonymous

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The deadliest county in England.

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The actors' credits at the beginning of each show are rigorously egalitarian. After John Nettles or Neil Dudgeon and the actor playing the current detective sergeant, the actors playing the major supporting roles are listed alphabetically, no exceptions. As a result, well-known guest stars like Edward Fox, Honor Blackman, Hayley Mills, Claire Bloom, Peter Capaldi, Henry Cavill, Jenny Agutter, Orlando Bloom, and Mark Gatiss, among others, get no special billing. They're simply mixed in with the regular supporting cast and others. See more »

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DCI Tom Barnaby: [Last line spoken by Tom Barnaby] What now? I'm going to have my cake and eat it.
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Tasteful, funny, wonderfully acted detective stories
21 February 2003 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I discovered the "Midsomer Murders" 2 years ago. In Argentina they are shown on Hallmark Channel, and in this case I don't mind their repetitive programming, because I've become so totally addicted to the episodes that I watch them every time they are on, twice , four, five times....(middle age is creeping up on me, so sometimes I tend to forget who dunit) Wonderful entertainment, great actors down to the smallest role (remember Phyllida Law and John Nettles getting high on pot cookies??? Hilarious!!!) - which goes to show that the British are unsurpassed in the art of solid ,tasteful and funny TV crime fare. I hope we get new episodes like the ones last year and that Hallmark keeps showing them, like other British crime series, too. Malke Schmiedeberg


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