A Vancouver cop turned coroner searches for truth and justice with the help of his friends.

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Series cast summary:
...  Dominic Da Vinci 91 episodes, 1998-2005
...  Det. Leo Shannon 91 episodes, 1998-2005
...  Det. Angela Kosmo 91 episodes, 1998-2005
...  Det. Mick Leary 91 episodes, 1998-2005
...  Helen 84 episodes, 1998-2005
...  Chick Savoy 81 episodes, 1998-2005
...  Sgt. Sheila Kurtz / ... 75 episodes, 1998-2005
...  Chief Coroner Bob Kelly / ... 72 episodes, 1998-2005
...  Dr. Sunny Ramen 66 episodes, 1998-2003
...  Dr. Patricia Da Vinci 52 episodes, 1998-2002
...  Det. Rose Williams 44 episodes, 2000-2005
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Vancouver City Coroner Dominic Da Vinci is an ex-police officer who brings his police mentality into his current job. Da Vinci is opinionated which has caused him to make many friends but also many enemies along the way of his professional career path. Although he has the admiration of most that work with him, especially a very loyal secretary, Helen, he also often butts heads with even his most ardent of supporters in the Coroner's Office and the Homicide Department of the Vancouver Police Force. These include his bosses, the homicide detectives and the pathologists, one of whom is his ex-wife Patricia. Da Vinci, the staff at the Coroner's Office and the Homicide Department work together to try and undercover some of the mysteries surrounding the deaths that take place in Vancouver. Da Vinci tries to balance his professional life with his personal life, which includes taking care of his teen-aged daughter with whom he has joint custody with Patricia. More often than not, he is ... Written by Huggo

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When you're a forensic investigator, every body has a story to tell. Dominic Da Vinci stops at nothing to uncover the truth. See more »

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The character of Dominic Da Vinci was based on the real-life B.C. Chief Coroner Doctor Larry Campbell, who after his tenure of coroner acted as a technical advisor on the show. In 2002 Larry Campbell was elected mayor of Vancouver. See more »

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Dominic Da Vinci: I'll tell ya that, for free.
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A great TV series!
21 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

I am so happy to start seeing "The Da Vinci Inquest" here in the United States. WGN has started broadcasting episodes (sometimes three or four a day). I couldn't be happier. This series is so fresh and new compared to what else is out there. If you get a chance, please watch a couple of episodes.

I get so tired of the US made TV shows, like "Law & Order" or the various, tired "CSI" shows. You can usually solve the mystery a quarter into the program. "DVI" shows compelling, lovable characters digging up clues and evidence. You easily like them and are rooting for their success.

Filmed in Vancouver, BC (one of the most beautiful cities in this continent) the program is very noire-like. It doesn't necessarily glorify the city. Junkies look pretty lousy on this show and how the police treat them is a lot different than what you see in US shows (even like in Cops).

I recommend to all of my fellow US viewers, to give this show a try. You will love it.


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