Midsomer Murders Set 5

Midsomer Murders Set 5

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Cast: John Nettles, Daniel Casey

     
 

Mystery novelist Caroline Graham's tales of the often deadly underside of life in the small British community of Midsomer County come to the screen in this collection of episodes from the British television series Midsomer Murders. Starring John Nettles as Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby and Daniel Casey as his sidekick Detective Sergeant Gavin Troy,See more details below

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Mystery novelist Caroline Graham's tales of the often deadly underside of life in the small British community of Midsomer County come to the screen in this collection of episodes from the British television series Midsomer Murders. Starring John Nettles as Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby and Daniel Casey as his sidekick Detective Sergeant Gavin Troy, Midsomer Murders, Set 5 features five episodes from the series. A mysterious death at a New Age retreat puts Barnaby and Troy on the case in "Death in Disguise;" "Written in Blood" finds a local amateur author strangled to death following a visit from a well-known novelist; a woman insists the police look into the unexpected death of her best friend until she is killed as well in "The Killings at Badger's Drift;" "Faithful Unto Death" leads Barnaby and Troy into a strange labyrinth of faked kidnappings and real murder; and the sudden deaths of two cousins remove the cover from a wealth of scandalous behavior in "Death of a Hollow Man."

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Eccentric characters, strange murders, and lush countryside vistas combine to make this British crime drama -- based on the collection of books by Caroline Graham -- a favorite among mystery fans. Four of the episodes included in this five-story set aired on the BBC during the show's first season in 1998, but the first, "The Killings at Badger's Drift," serves as the series pilot and aired in March ’97. This initial mystery deals with an elderly woman who suspiciously dies of a broken neck, although the local doctor believes she committed suicide. Next up for Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby (John Nettles) and his young partner, Sergeant Gavin Troy (Daniel Casey), is "Written in Blood," a whodunit wherein the secretary of a readers' circle is found murdered after the group's meeting with a bestselling novelist. A woman is found dead in the river -- but she didn't drown -- in "Death of a Hollow Man." And there's something peculiar afoot in "Faithful unto Death," an episode involving a lethal road collision, a poisoning, and a missing businessman's wife (played by The Inspector Lynley Mysteries star Lesley Vickerage). Finally, in "Death in Disguise," a man living at a new age commune is found dead at the bottom of a staircase, and Barnaby and Troy must figure out whether it's an accident or a murder.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/29/2005
UPC:
0054961750894
Rating:
NR
Source:
Acorn Media
Time:
8:20:00

Special Features

Midsomer map; Production notes; Cast filmographies; Caroline Graham biography

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Death in Disguise
1. Spiritual Leader [2:50]
2. Fishy End [6:00]
3. Hayseed? [3:13]
4. Funeral [3:41]
5. Stormy Night [6:44]
6. Not Bowled Over [4:10]
7. Breaking News [3:09]
8. Birthday Visit [7:17]
9. Regression [3:49]
10. Guru's Gone [2:14]
11. Broken Morning [1:59]
12. Pork & Mustard [9:00]
13. Weight Lifted [3:09]
14. News on the Run [3:50]
15. Lost Will Hunting [4:17]
16. Cow Attack! [4:21]
17. Course of Study [3:33]
18. Closing In [4:33]
19. Weeding Out [5:19]
20. Suspect Found [6:44]
Side #2 -- Death of a Hollow Man
1. Lost in Prayer [2:50]
2. The Day Begins [6:00]
3. Very Theatrical [3:13]
4. Identification [3:41]
5. Unlocking Clues [6:44]
6. Dispensation [4:10]
7. End of the Affair [3:09]
8. Play's the Thing [7:17]
9. Second Act [3:49]
10. Final Curtain [2:14]
11. Love Hurts [1:59]
12. Press Event? [9:00]
13. Widowed Bride [3:09]
14. Moving On? [3:50]
15. Curtain Call [4:17]
Side #3 -- Faithful Unto Death
1. Festival [2:50]
2. Following Up [6:00]
3. Stranger in Town [3:13]
4. Digging Up Dirt [3:41]
5. High on Life? [6:44]
6. Skimming Perks [4:10]
7. Wrecked Life [3:09]
8. Paper Trail [7:17]
9. Picture Imperfect [3:49]
10. TV Eye [2:14]
11. Spy in the Camp [1:59]
12. Weighing Options [9:00]
13. Night Calling [3:09]
14. Early Drop-Off [3:50]
15. Bunny Cakes? [4:17]
Side #4 -- The Killings at Badger's Drift
1. Out and About [2:50]
2. Murder? [6:00]
3. Body Pickup [3:13]
4. Call for Help [3:41]
5. Room With a View [6:44]
6. Cully Visits [4:10]
7. Another Murder? [3:09]
8. Artistic Type [7:17]
9. Rehearsing [3:49]
10. Recollections [2:14]
11. Taking Records [1:59]
12. Under Arrest [9:00]
13. More Questions [3:09]
14. Wedded Bliss? [3:50]
15. Done With Mirrors [4:17]
Side #5 -- Written in Blood
1. Durrow, 1955 [2:50]
2. Literary Lives [6:00]
3. Slow Day? [3:13]
4. Meeting Jitters [3:41]
5. Something Amiss [6:44]
6. Dead Letters [4:10]
7. School Days [3:09]
8. Sisters-in-Law [7:17]
9. A Little Tipsy [3:49]
10. Bouncing Barbara [2:14]
11. Caught in Lie [1:59]
12. Far Away Hills [9:00]
13. Irritating Case [3:09]
14. Personal Details [3:50]
15. Departures [4:17]
16. Picked Up [4:21]
17. Extracurricular [3:33]
18. Incrimination [4:33]
19. Taken From Life [5:19]
20. Closing the Book [6:44]

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