Series inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton; a Catholic priest has a knack for solving mysteries in his English village.
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 Father Brown (46 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Mrs McCarthy (45 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Lady Felicia (41 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Sid Carter (40 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Sgt Goodfellow (27 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Inspector Sullivan (25 episodes, 2014-2015)
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Series inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton; a Catholic priest has a knack for solving mysteries in his English village.

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Writers were given the choice of adapting an existing story or to come up with an original idea. Half of the first series were made loosely based on Chesterton stories. The Chesterton stories were set all over the world and at different times, but a decision was made to anchor the stories in a fixed place and time. See more »

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Love it!
9 March 2015 | by (Buffalo, NY) – See all my reviews

I saw an episode on PBS a few days ago and now I'm hooked. I've already watched almost all of them online.

I've seen a lot of complaints that the show isn't true to the books. Well, if you haven't read them yet, like myself, I would recommend watching!

It reminds me of a show I watched with my grandma when I was a little girl, "Father Dowling Mysteries."

This is a classic murder mystery/amateur detective show which unfortunately we don't seem to have enough of in the U.S.

But you don't have to be British or an Anglophile to enjoy. If you love mysteries, amateur sleuth stories, and period pieces this is a program to check out.


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