The English village mystery gets a contemporary spin in this hit British television series that has earned a worldwide following. Bucolic settings harbor macabre crimes and eccentric characters that are no match for nice-guy detective Tom Barnaby (John Nettles, Bergerac) and his new assistant, Sergeant Dan Scott (John Hopkins, Love in a Cold Climate). Guest stars include Henry Ian Cusick, Jim Carter, Stella Gonet, Freddie Jones, Cherie Lunghi, Kevin Doyle, and Henry Cavill. 7 cases, 11½ hrs, 4 DVDs, SDH.
The Green Man
Troy wins a promotion to inspector, but before he can decide on his future, a construction mishap unearths a recent skeleton hidden among ancient bones. While Barnaby investigates, he sends Troy to the woods near Midsomer Worthy where teenagers have tangled with an old man who lives in the wild.
Sergeant Dan Scott arrives from London to work with Barnaby, expecting to have an easy life on the rural beat. Then the murders begin. The death of an unlikable Midsomer Mallow woman embroils Cully and her old schoolmates in a case of murder and deceit.
The Fisher King
Celtic rites, ancient artifacts, and a maze of twisted personal and professional relationships figure in the murder of a Midsomer Barrow landowner. The secrets uncovered by Barnaby and Scott's investigation threaten to shake up both Midsomer and the academic world.
Sins of Commission
The murder of a prize-winning author on the eve of the 12th Annual Midsomer Literary Festival casts a cloud over the proceedings. Barnaby and Scott's investigation uncovers a web of sexual and financial misdeeds, and the possibility that Cully is in danger.
The Maid in Splendour
Unrequited love, secret business deals, and passionate affairs threaten the lives of those connected to the Maid in Splendour, Midsomer Worthy's beloved local pub. When one of the pub's bartenders is found murdered in the nearby woods, Barnaby and Scott uncover a deadly clash of cultures in the gossipy village.
The Straw Woman
When a curate dies tragically at a festival revival, some villagers of Midsomer Parva suspect black magic. Barnaby and Scott unravel a centuries-old mystery, complicated by Scott's attraction to a schoolteacher who has been branded a witch by the village.
Ghosts of Christmas Past
The Villiers family has gathered to celebrate Christmas exactly nine years after Ferdy Villiers's suicide. When another member of the family dies mysteriously, Barnaby and Scott find they must investigate the past as well as the present.
- Interview with John Nettles
- Midsomer map
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 701 minutes
Number of Discs: 4
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Other:These mysteries were previously release in sets 7 & 8.
"TV Gold"--Entertainment Today