Inspector Lewis (2006– )
"Lewis" (original title)

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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

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 DI Robert Lewis / ... (38 episodes, 2006-2016)
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 DS James Hathaway / ... (38 episodes, 2006-2016)
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 Dr. Laura Hobson / ... (38 episodes, 2006-2016)
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 Chief Superintendent Jean Innocent / ... (36 episodes, 2006-2014)
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Inspector Robert Lewis steps out of the shadow of his mentor, the inimitable Inspector Morse, in this highly-acclaimed series of intricate mysteries. Together with his brooding, inscrutable partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway, they take on the elite criminal underworld of Oxford, England, relying on Lewis' instinct and Hathaway's intellect to see past appearances and into the hearts of their upper-crust foes. Written by Bai

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In Inspector Morse (1987), Morse and Lewis worked for the Thames Valley Police - the actual police force that is responsible for this part of the country. However in Inspector Lewis (2006), Lewis and Hathaway work for the fictitious Oxfordshire Police Force because the producers were not allowed to use the name, uniforms, or emblems of Thames Valley Police and could not film at St Aldate's Police Station. It is thought that this is due either to Home Office security restrictions in connection with the Iraq war or because of a lack of cooperation by a newly appointed Chief Constable. See more »

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Great series - with fine-looking Oxford as a supporting actor :)
10 September 2012 | by (Estonia) – See all my reviews

British crime series are always worth watching - even if they are longer than usual, having the length of a real separate film. Vivid, but still realistic characters, picturesque landscapes-townships and short (or sometimes even not visible) evil deeds form a quality standard and widening the audience not keen on constant explosions-fights-killings. I used to watch "Inspector Morse" - and I liked it - and "Lewis" has the same high level, with one exception: now the supporting character (Hathaway, played by Laurence Fox) is more interesting to me than the main one. It is not the question of acting, but the lines imputed to the persons involved.

"Only" 9 points from me as I like the new modernized Sherlock Holmes even more :)


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