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.
Set in the 1960s, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his early years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner DI Fred Thursday, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford.
Paired with her reliable and devoted chauffeur, Mrs Bradley's finely honed skills of investigation seek out the truth behind the mysteries surrounding a death at the opera, crimes of passion at a circus, poisoning and family secrets.
Great acting and character dynamics in my view, and the plots are good and engaging. My problem with the series so far though is the attempt to inject politics and social views in the plot structures. While I'm not completely averse to opposing views being expressed in a show or series, I do find it distracting when the expressions are one-sided and in conflict with the tempo of the time setting regardless of the perceived benefits to the audiences.
I'm going to keep watching for awhile longer but not sure how long I'll be able to if their social activism continues which would be a shame because in general, this series has the hallmarks of a great show.
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