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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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Series cast summary:
John Nettles ...  DCI Tom Barnaby 81 episodes, 1997-2011
Jane Wymark ...  Joyce Barnaby 81 episodes, 1997-2011
Barry Jackson ...  Dr Bullard / ... 76 episodes, 1997-2011
Jason Hughes ...  DS Ben Jones / ... 53 episodes, 2005-2017
Neil Dudgeon ...  DCI John Barnaby / ... 48 episodes, 2000-2018
Fiona Dolman ...  Sarah Barnaby / ... 44 episodes, 1998-2018
Laura Howard ...  Cully Barnaby 43 episodes, 1997-2011
Chris Wilson Chris Wilson ...  Police Officer / ... 33 episodes, 2007-2018
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

The deadliest county in England.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midsomer Murders 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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Trivia

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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Excellent
13 June 2005 | by PhilippaSSee all my reviews

This series is TV at it's best. The plots are full of twists and turns, none of the predictable formula plots of the American hour long dramas. The attention to detail is extraordinary, from the costumes, the cottage interiors to the whiskers on a character's face. One of the pleasures of watching a British drama, such as this one, is the quality of the acting. The actors are not chosen for their flawless white smiles or their silicon enhanced bodies but for their acting talents. The scenery and the quaint English villages are idyllic but underneath the seven deadly sins fester. The viewer can enjoy piecing together the clues to uncover the main villain but it is also fun to guess who is going to be the next victim. It is one of the few TV offerings that my husband and I can watch and enjoy together.


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