Midsomer Murders: Season 11, Episode 4

Midsomer Life (13 Jul. 2008)

TV Episode  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 156 users  
Reviews: 3 user

When a man who's been missing for two weeks is found dead in the woods near Midsomer, Barnaby finds connections between him and a magazine editor known for his killing reviews of local hotels and restaurants.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (characters)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 28 titles
created 23 Mar 2011
 
list image
a list of 27 titles
created 23 Aug 2011
 
a list of 523 titles
created 26 May 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Midsomer Life" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Midsomer Life (13 Jul 2008)

Midsomer Life (13 Jul 2008) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Midsomer Murders.
« Previous Episode | 63 of 103 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jason Hughes ...
Jane Wymark ...
Barry Jackson ...
...
...
Guy Sands
...
Julia Benson
Selina Cadell ...
Eleanor Crouch
David Crow ...
Garth Platt
Debbie Chazen ...
Gemma Platt
Thomas Lockyer ...
Matt Morecroft
...
Martin Reid
Serena Gordon ...
Christina Finleyson
...
Brad
...
Mandy
Edit

Storyline

Christina Finleyson's ex-husband, who left Midsomer for London years earlier, is found dead in his car in woods at the back of Christina's house. Enquiries lead to the hotel where Christina's brother Martin is head barman and where a mystery man booked in with an appointment to see Guy Sandys, editor of the glossy 'Midsomer Life' magazine. Sandys is found stabbed to death after expecting to receive an envelope and when alcoholic hotel housekeeper Eleanor Crouch voices her suspicions about the mystery guest she ends up dead in a tumble dryer. Barnaby discovers that years earlier a miscarriage of justice had been perpetrated which only now certain people are aiming to rectify and which the original criminal is anxious to keep secret,striking at the heart of Midsomer life. Written by don @ minifie-1

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 July 2008 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(dvd release)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The actor who plays Brad has a large bump on the right side of his forehead. However, in an early scene in which he discovers a body in a car, the bump shifts over to the left side just before he faints. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Charlie Finleyson: Hell!
See more »

Connections

References An American Werewolf in London (1981) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
good episode
7 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Did a professional hit man kill Charles Finlayson? He's found dead in his car behind his ex-wife Christine Finleyson's house, and there's a strange man who has booked a room at the hotel. A hit man, perhaps? Finleyson has been dead for about two weeks. Christine's brother works at the hotel behind the bar. The mystery man had an appointment to see Guy Sandys, editor of the magazine Midsomer Life. Sandys is also found dead. Suspects galore - he writes scathing restaurant reviews, and the hotel is about to get a rotten one, which could close them down.

It's not over yet, and Barnaby and Jones wonder if the murders are connected at all. Some secrets are uncovered, and, as usual, an event from some years ago serves as a catalyst for the present day. It takes time to sort through it.

This time, Barnaby's wife Joyce gets involved in the case as well.

I liked this episode. With so many seasons, there are some terrible episodes, some excellent ones, and some that are good if not great. This one is good. Just my opinion.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
'Birds of Prey' and Mr. Darwin Nancy81
DCI John Barnaby as a different character in an earlier episode?! west182
Nelson runforfree
I'm new to Midsomer Murders lauriegonzalez11
Bad Tidings - How totally desperate and annoying is Cully?! Marsha_CutiePie
The Old Rumpy Pumpy rarebreedpictures
Discuss Midsomer Life (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?