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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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A number of guest stars starred as policemen in their own series. These were Jason Durr, Anna Carteret, Warren Clarke, Douglas Henshall, Nathaniel Parker, David Soul, Neil Pearson, David Calder, David Hayman & Tim Pigott-Smith. See more »

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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 »

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Referenced in Drama Trails: 'Doc Martin' to 'Foyle's War' (2008) See more »

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this is a review of the whole series
25 June 2012 | by karlericssonSee all my reviews

I expected that Lewis would still be good but not that it would surpass Morse and this has happened and it's because the wonderful team of Lewis and Hathaway.

The series only gets better. As Lewis once points out, the team of him and Hathaway together make out a damn fine detective. None of them is really the boss of the other even if officially Lewis is in charge.

I would go as far as to suggest that there is always an element of moral dilemma in the episodes. Certainly the team show high moral standards towards the surroundings as well as towards each other.

All in all, it's Hathaway that is the real surprise to the series and the casting of Lawrence Fox in the role is so good that it is hard to tell where Hathaway ends and Fox begins or the other way around. In fact, the character of Hathaway is so strong that it partly redefines Lewis who emerges as something considerably more than just Morse old assistant.

Damn good show.


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UK

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English

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30 July 2006 (USA) See more »

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Inspector Lewis See more »

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Ealing, London, England, UK See more »

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