The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".

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 DI Kate Ashurst / ... (12 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 DS Emma Scribbins / ... (12 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 DCI Sullivan / ... (11 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Gallimore / ... (6 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Pathologist / ... (5 episodes, 2004-2005)
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The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".

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Caroline Catz and Lisa Faulkner strongly considered swapping characters, as they felt that they were extremely similar to the character that the other was playing. See more »

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[Ash and Scribbs have arrived at a school to interview the Headmaster - the bell rings and Scribbs starts running]
Ash: What are you doing?
Scribbs: Sorry. Force of habit.
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Unrealistic fun
2 October 2005 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a fun series. It bears little resemblance to either real-life murder investigations, or life in modern English suburbia, but it's very entertaining. You should know that, if you're ever murdered on a visit to England, your death will NOT be investigated by a 2 person team of glamorous models. Compared to the USA they don't have many murders in England. When they do, they put a large team on the case, led by senior police officers.

This series follows the American "partner" model, but is otherwise very British, especially in the low key humor. You won't actually care WHO "dunnit", but you will enjoy the banter, and "Scribbs" occasionally disrobes. I recommend it.


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