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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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Cast

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 / ... 47 episodes, 2000-2018
Laura Howard ...  Cully Barnaby 43 episodes, 1997-2011
Fiona Dolman ...  Sarah Barnaby / ... 43 episodes, 1998-2018
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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.

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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

In multiple occurrences, characters are killed because they just stand still or do something otherwise contrary to a survival reaction. Examples include furniture falling over with plenty of time to get out of the way and bending down over a corpse when the murderer is still standing next to it with the weapon in hand. These are things normal people would not do.

While this would ordinarily be a character error, the show is written this way to advance the storylines. 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 The Thick of It: Episode #1.2 (2005) See more »

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Wonderful series
28 October 2001 | by Marie-7See all my reviews

Being addicted to British mysteries, I was delighted to discover this series last year. Since then there have been about a half dozen episodes shown on A&E here in the USA. I like them so much I mentioned them to a friend in Cornwall, UK, who had not discovered them yet. Got an email from her saying that her family looks forward to watching them from now on. This series is low key with no scenes depicting sex and no 4-letter words. I hope A&E contracts to show the whole series. I shall be watching for them.


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