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Inspector Lewis 

Lewis (original title)
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
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Series cast summary:
Kevin Whately ...  DI Robert Lewis / ... 42 episodes, 2006-2015
Laurence Fox ...  DS James Hathaway / ... 42 episodes, 2006-2015
Clare Holman ...  Dr. Laura Hobson / ... 42 episodes, 2006-2015
Rebecca Front ...  Chief Superintendent Jean Innocent / ... 36 episodes, 2006-2014
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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. Written by Bai

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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UK

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English

Release Date:

30 July 2006 (USA) See more »

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Inspector Lewis See more »

Filming Locations:

Ealing, London, England, UK See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Somewhat confusingly, the later 2x1 hour part episodes are also available as the more common 2 hour tv movie versions. See more »

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In the episodes with characters who are supposed to be "Americans", they often use British idioms instead of "Americanisms" and they also allow their accent to slip (e.g. They are European, British or Canadian actors pretending to be US natives) See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #18.10 (2013) See more »

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Vintage Oxford Marmalade
22 January 2016 | by KexUKSee all my reviews

This is a dark, thick marmalade with a strong taste of bitter oranges.A very appropriate description for the Inspector Lewis series.

The Inspector Lewis crime mysteries are thick with counter plots leaving plenty of room for digesting many suspects in our thoughts.The scripts are strong and deliciously diverse. You are never quite sure what will arouse your mental palate next.The blending of the 'coaser'northern yet compassionate temperament of Lewis is delicately complimented by the more refined and almost zen-like and endearing intellect of Seargent Hathaway. The whole concoction gives a piquant flavour which is perfectly produced and acted within wonderful settings in Oxford that tempt you to rest in tradition but vault you into the present.Just as that marmalade on the toast in the morning launches you into the day as the flavour hits your senses

Standing in it's own right this series is amazingly good. It is not possible, however,to totally separate this series from the indelible Morse.It's like toast and marmalade.It is sufficient to say,however,that Lewis is as impressive as Morse - perhaps more so since Morse set the level very high. All in all a most excellent marmalade.


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