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A British inspector is transferred to Saint-Marie's police department, but he hates the sun, sea, and sand. The series follow his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British DI head the investigative team.

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 Officer Dwayne Myers (48 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Catherine Bordey (38 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 DI Humphrey Goodman (30 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Commissioner Selwyn Patterson (29 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 DS Camille Bordey (28 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 DS Florence Cassell / ... (24 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Officer Fidel Best / ... (24 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Officer J.P. Hooper (20 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 DI Richard Poole (17 episodes, 2011-2014)
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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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Season 2: For a detective who can't stand sand, even paradise can be Hell. See more »


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Peter Davison and Michelle Ryan who guest starred in the 2nd episode of Series 3 both appear in "Doctor Who". Peter Davison played the 5th Doctor in the original series and Michelle Ryan played one-off companion Lady Christina De Souza in the 2009 special "Planet of the Dead" opposite Peter Davison's real life son-in-law David Tennant who played the 10th Doctor. Ben Miller appeared in the 8th season's "Robot of Sherwood" as The Sheriff of Nottingham opposite Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.50 (2011) See more »

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A breath of fresh air
3 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Totally delightful. Very clean so far which is refreshing. I don't have to worry about who watches it, or be embarrassed. My hubby and I are veteran mystery fans in all genres. We seldom guess the ending or the twists along the way. Clever plots. Accents do take a little getting used to and I sometimes just don't catch what they say. And like most productions these days, the ambient noise blurs the dialog a bit--wish all films would just quit doing that. Lead man, DI Poole, is a great character--combines a little of Miss Marple and Poirot. Sara Martins is exotically gorgeous and a good character. Sometimes it starts to slide towards cheesiness but usually stops short so keeps the show from becoming slapstick. Goofy characters make me switch channels and this show doesn't have one. Have now got other family hooked on it. I hope it has a long run.


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