Inspector Robert Lewis steps out of the shadow of his mentor, the inimitable Inspector Morse, in this highly-acclaimed series of intricate mysteries. Together with his brooding, inscrutable partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway, they take on the elite criminal underworld of Oxford, England, relying on Lewis' instinct and Hathaway's intellect to see past appearances and into the hearts of their upper-crust foes.
Did You Know?
In each episode of season 4 one of the main suspects is played by an actor who has also starred as a famous fictional detective: 1. "The Dead of Winter" - Nathaniel Parker (Inspector Lynley, Inspector Lynley Mysteries) 2. "Dark Matter" - Warren Clarke (Det Supt Andy Dalziel, Dalziel & Pascoe) 3. "Your Sudden Death Question" - Alan Davies (Jonathan Creek) 4. "Falling Darkness" - Rupert Graves (Inspector Lestrade, Sherlock) See more
In nearly every episode, when a character answers a cellular phone or says "Goodbye" they do so well before the phone approaches their mouths or after they have removed it from their face. This is especially noticeable when the characters are outside as they often turn away from the camera when they hang up. See more
Referenced in Endeavour: Nocturne