Da Vinci's Inquest (1998–2006)

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A Vancouver cop turned coroner searches for truth and justice with the help of his friends.

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Series cast summary:
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 Dominic Da Vinci (91 episodes, 1998-2005)
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 Det. Leo Shannon (91 episodes, 1998-2005)
Venus Terzo ...
 Det. Angela Kosmo (91 episodes, 1998-2005)
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 Det. Mick Leary (91 episodes, 1998-2005)
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 Helen (84 episodes, 1998-2005)
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 Chick Savoy (81 episodes, 1998-2005)
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 Sgt. Sheila Kurtz / ... (75 episodes, 1998-2005)
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 Chief Coroner Bob Kelly / ... (72 episodes, 1998-2005)
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 Dr. Sunny Ramen (66 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Dr. Patricia Da Vinci (52 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Det. Rose Williams (44 episodes, 2000-2005)
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Vancouver City Coroner Dominic Da Vinci is an ex-police officer who brings his police mentality into his current job. Da Vinci is opinionated which has caused him to make many friends but also many enemies along the way of his professional career path. Although he has the admiration of most that work with him, especially a very loyal secretary, Helen, he also often butts heads with even his most ardent of supporters in the Coroner's Office and the Homicide Department of the Vancouver Police Force. These include his bosses, the homicide detectives and the pathologists, one of whom is his ex-wife Patricia. Da Vinci, the staff at the Coroner's Office and the Homicide Department work together to try and undercover some of the mysteries surrounding the deaths that take place in Vancouver. Da Vinci tries to balance his professional life with his personal life, which includes taking care of his teen-aged daughter with whom he has joint custody with Patricia. More often than not, he is ... Written by Huggo

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He has a way with people, especially when they're dead.

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Before the show premiered in 1998 there was an ongoing mystery concerning the disappearance of dozens of Vancouver area prostitutes which did not stop until the arrest of a Port Coquitlam. B.C. pig farmer - Robert "Willy" Pickton - for multiple murder of some of these prostitutes. The three part opening episode was based on this mystery. See more »

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Dominic Da Vinci: Not even if Hell freezes over and they play The Stanley Cup down there.
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Gripping, Gritty and Great
8 August 1999 | by (Malton, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

The second season of DaVinci's will be starting soon (probably in October), and I would suggest to anyone who is not familiar with the show to give it a try. The acting, for starters, is first-class. The show definitely draws its grittiness from American series like Homicide.. etc. but these guys also put a human & humorous face to the characters that make them convincing beyond anything on television today. The writing is first class, often drawing its inspiration from recent criminal cases in Canada. There is nothing contrived about this program. Yes, it is gritty, but not overly so. I would simply call it, exceedingly realistic. I cannot recommend this program highly enough. You will be pleasantly surprised to learn that Canada can now produce "made in Canada" series and draw from all the good production tricks of the U.S. industry, but also put a truly Canadian face back onto the television.


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