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Inspector Lewis 

Lewis (original title)
Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
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Cast

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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Country:

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

The stories for Series 7-9 are each shown as two 45-min parts on consecutive weeks in the UK. This is in contrast to Series 1-6 stories, which are shown as single 90-min episodes. Therefore, Series 7-9 are filmed in blocks of two 45-min episodes. See more »

Goofs

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 Crime Connections: Episode #1.4 (2012) See more »

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Great series - with fine-looking Oxford as a supporting actor :)
10 September 2012 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

British crime series are always worth watching - even if they are longer than usual, having the length of a real separate film. Vivid, but still realistic characters, picturesque landscapes-townships and short (or sometimes even not visible) evil deeds form a quality standard and widening the audience not keen on constant explosions-fights-killings. I used to watch "Inspector Morse" - and I liked it - and "Lewis" has the same high level, with one exception: now the supporting character (Hathaway, played by Laurence Fox) is more interesting to me than the main one. It is not the question of acting, but the lines imputed to the persons involved.

"Only" 9 points from me as I like the new modernized Sherlock Holmes even more :)


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