Death in Paradise (2011– )

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A strait-laced British inspector is transferred to St. Marie Island's police department. Unfortunately, he hates the sun, sea, and sand. In later series, an accident-prone officer heads the Caribbean investigative team.

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Sara Martins ...
 DS Camille Bordey / ... (24 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Officer Dwayne Myers / ... (24 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Fidel Best / ... (24 episodes, 2011-2014)
Élisabeth Bourgine ...
 Catherine (19 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 DI Richard Poole (17 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Commissioner Selwyn Patterson / ... (13 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 DI Humphrey Goodman (8 episodes, 2014)
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Scotland Yard DI Richard Poole is sent to the Caribbean island of Sainte Marie to solve a fellow policeman's murder. Having done so, he finds himself seconded to the local police force as the dead man's replacement. Poole proves to be a brilliant detective, solving several complex murders. He's not quite suited to either the pace of life on the island or the heat and sand, neither of which he likes very much. He also doesn't like seafood. That aside, the place is just great. Written by garykmcd

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23 December 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The brits never seem to get tired of their sherlock holmes stories but I guess we Americans like our Inspectors with lots of Gadgets...Anyways, I only watched this show because one of the reviewers on here said that the lead character was a classic in the making. I have to agree with that. What makes this show interesting is the characters. With a title like "Death In Paradise" it sounds like a dark drama but it's really quite light and very enjoyable watching the typical stiff arrogant brit making his way a round a crime scene in Saint Marie island while also looking for afternoon tea and biscuits in the noon hour. This show has huge potential. I like it a lot


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