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Midsomer Murders 

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (1997– )
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A veteran Detective Chief Inspector and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

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Caroline Graham
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Series cast summary:
John Nettles ...  DCI Tom Barnaby 81 episodes, 1997-2011
Jane Wymark ...  Joyce Barnaby 81 episodes, 1997-2011
Barry Jackson ...  Dr. George Bullard 76 episodes, 1997-2011
Jason Hughes ...  DS Ben Jones / ... 53 episodes, 2005-2017
Neil Dudgeon ...  DCI John Barnaby / ... 49 episodes, 2000-2021
Fiona Dolman ...  Sarah Barnaby / ... 45 episodes, 1998-2021
Laura Howard ...  Cully Barnaby 43 episodes, 1997-2011
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The British detective drama revolves around Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby's efforts to solve numerous murders that take place in the fictional English county of Midsomer. The current lead character is Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon), who is the younger cousin of former lead character Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby (John Nettles). The Barnabys have worked with several different Sergeants throughout the run of the show, including Sergeant Gavin Troy (Daniel Casey), Sergeant Dan Scott (John Hopkins), Detective Sergeant Ben Jones (Jason Hughes), Detective Sergeant Charlie Nelson (Gwilym Lee), and Sergeant Jamie Winter (Nick Hendrix).

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The deadliest county in England.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Neil Dudgeon played gardener Daniel Bolt in season four, episode one, "Garden of Death", before coming back as Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby in season thirteen, episode one, "The Sword of Guillaume". See more »

Quotes

DCI Tom Barnaby: [Last line spoken by Tom Barnaby] What now? I'm going to have my cake and eat it.
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Referenced in Gavin & Stacey: Episode #3.2 (2009) See more »

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Purely escapist fun
23 August 2004 | by bridget-13See all my reviews

The series is set in idyllic English countryside with beautiful villages and archetypical inhabitants. It's fun to watch as Barnaby and Troy are amusing, the stories are fairly good and they are a pleasant break from the hard and gripping detective shows that leave a nasty taste in the mouth. The stories are not demanding, police procedure is appalling, we all know England is not like this, but if you want an enjoyable show with a detective story, I recommend it.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 1998 (USA) See more »

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Stereo (1997-2004)| Dolby Digital (2004-)

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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