The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Based on the characters created by Caroline Graham, modern master of the English village mystery, the series stars John Nettles (Bergerac) as the unflappable Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby with Daniel Casey (The Wingless Bird) as his eager young assistant. Guest stars include Robert Hardy, Terence Rigby, James Bolam, Nigel Davenport, Orlando Bloom, and Timothy West.
Dead Man's Eleven - A cricket bat used as a murder weapon implicates the son of a Fletcher's Cross tycoon.
Death of a Stranger - When a tramp dies fleeing from fox hunters in Upper Marshwood, the investigation uncovers a trail of murderous deceit.
Blue Herring - Death is no stranger at a home for the elderly, but at Lawnside a series of deaths causes the residents to suspect foul play.
Judgement Day - Midsomer Mallow has a shot at the Perfect Village title, provided it can keep a vicious murderer at bay.