New Zealanders call this wry police procedural "our own Midsomer Murders." Neill Rea (Scarfies) is enigmatic DSS Mike Shepherd, Fern Sutherland (The Almighty Johnsons) his by-the-book partner, DC Kristin Sims, in a show with eccentric characters, picturesque scenery, local color, and a sense of humor. In Series 2, they contend with a potential serial killer, egocentric thespians, territorial fishermen, and the mysterious death of Shepherd's favorite singer. 4 feature-length mysteries, 4 DVD or 2 Blu-ray discs, SDH.
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 367 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of discs: 4
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Audio Format: Dolby Digital Stereo
Rating: NR. Contains disturbing images and nudity.
"Gorgeously quirky, quintessentially Kiwi" - New Zealand Herald
"A New Zealand Midsomer Murders" - Radio New Zealand's Afternoons with Simon Mercep
"Engaging, full of twists, and will keep you guessing right till the end" - CheeseonToast.co.nz
"Must see TV...Awesome...Mike Shepherd is an immensely likeable guy...easygoing, intelligent, and depending on the situation, funny or downright witty." - British TV Palace
"Charming...very well-written and funny..." -CheeseonToast.co.nz
'Wild Applause' rating..."Compelling" - San Francisco Chronicle
"Appealing...No wonder Hobbits like to live (in NZ)...a little bit of the flavor of "Midsomer Murders" - Los Angeles Times