Midsomer Murders

Continuing Tuesday / 7:00pm ITV1 91 min.
A veteran DCI and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer.

Season 24

4 Episodes

Sleepy Goodman's Land is known as the Greenest Village in Midsomer. But when the entire village is bought by a Texas oilman, a string of grisly murders ensues.
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Claws Out 24x03
After a pet detective turns up dead inside the kennel of a dog he was searching for, Barnaby and Winter are drawn into the world of dognapping, cat seduction, and animal investigation.
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When the author of a book that sparked a nationwide treasure hunt is found dead, Barnaby and Winter must unravel the cryptic clues to find the killer among a group of dedicated seekers.
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The demise of the Shirewell patriarch sparks a vicious inheritance dispute when eldest son Lucian announces plans to break up an estate that's been in his family for centuries.
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Season 23

4 Episodes

The residents of the village of Elverton-Cum-Latterly gather for the annual domino tournament. This year, the tournament has interim competition from a drag queen event to benefit charity. This creates friction - and soon one of the domino players is found dead. But who was behind it? It's up to Barnaby to find the answer.
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Tom and Chrissie Larkton are baking superstars. They run a bakery from an old water mill, but rumor has it that they are looking to expand, and that is not popular in the area. Is that why someone is apparently trying to poison Chrissie?
Jul 23 2024
When the latest resident of a police retirement community is found dead, the tight-knit group regard a murder on their doorstep as both an affront and a challenge.
Jul 16 2024
When a survivalist is found murdered in his bombproof shelter, Barnaby unravels a dark conspiracy that reveals just how far people will go to escape the end of the world.
Apr 14 2024

Season 22

6 Episodes

When a body is found surrounded by ritual symbols on the eve of a Psychic Fayre, Barnaby must step into the spiritual world of mediums, psychics, and occult followers to find the killer.
Aug 27 2023
The Midsomer Mummers, a company for amateur opera, is in the middle of rehearsals for a charity concert when a dead body is found at the theatre. The investigation's goal is to find out which person has the greatest wishes to be at the centre of attention.
May 28 2023
The annual scarecrow festival in Midsomer takes a terrible turn when dead bodies are found placed on piles next to the festival's straw creations. Barnaby's investigation shows a deep competitive rivalry that makes people do just about anything to win.
May 29 2022
Barnaby is investigating the murder of Victor Karras, a manufacturer of exclusive board games, who appears to have been poisoned.
Oct 03 2021
A local outcast, who was controversially acquitted of murder years previously, is the latest inductee into a post-operative heart rehab club. Following his arrival, members dreams of a second chance at life begin being cut short.
Apr 11 2021
After a local photographer wins an urban myth competition with his creation of The Wolf Hunter, it unexpectedly gains a cult following.
Apr 04 2021

Season 21

4 Episodes

When participants in a fishing competition and an extreme obstacle course sabotage each other�s events, it�s not long before someone�s life is on the line.
Mar 28 2021
Barnaby and Winter are called to the home of a master beekeeper after he is injured trying to apprehend a thief. Suspicions fly when one of the locals is stung to death.
Mar 21 2021
The worlds of miniature dollhouses and real houses collide when a prolific real-estate agent is shot at the unveiling of a museum�s new dollhouse collection.
Feb 04 2020
When a former ballroom-dance champion is found dead, Barnaby and Winter go toe-to-toe with rival dancers, jealous partners, and suspicious corporate sponsors.
Jan 21 2020

Season 20

6 Episodes

Things take a gruesome turn when Ferabbees Circus comes to town, bringing with it a chain of sinister clown sightings, threatening notes and deathly dangerous circus acts. Barnaby will have to face up to his fears in order to solve the case.
Nov 07 2019
Barnaby is less than impressed when Sarah drags him to a family friend's wedding. But things soon go from bad to worse when tragedy strikes and Barnaby is called into action to catch a murderer with an apparent penchant for local brides.
Nov 07 2019
Barnaby gets to relive his former days of sporting glory when a death at the local Rugby Club sends Barnaby and Winter into a muddle of rucks, old grudges, new romances� and artisanal chocolates?
Aug 26 2019
Carver Valley�s comic festival is in full swing when the village is shocked by the murder of a former supermodel. With a scathing comic shaming several villagers as the only lead, Barnaby and Winter are left trying to separate fact from fiction.
May 19 2019
When Mahesh Sidana - butterfly collector and founding member of an elite IQ society - is found murdered, pinned to a wall in a manner akin to his treasured butterfly specimens, DCI Barnaby and DS Winter are thrust into a crime that impacts not only on their community, but internationally.
Mar 17 2019
Causton is buzzing at the opening of a new brewery on the site of a famously cursed Abbey. But excitement turns to fear when a man is found boiled to death in one of the vats. DCI Barnaby and DS Winter are puzzled; could this really be about beer?
Mar 10 2019

Season 19

6 Episodes

When a prize-winning violinist is killed and his Stradivarius stolen, Barnaby must sort through a myriad of suspects and motives to find the real killer.
May 20 2018
When a young girl dressed in period attire slips away from a Jane Austen weekend and is found stabbed in the woods, Barnaby needs to look back in time to find the killer.
May 13 2018
The discovery of a body covered in live rabbits reveals a sinister side to the local pet show. Is this a rivalry taken too far or is the killer driven by something darker?
Jan 18 2017
When star cricketer Leo Henderson dies during a tournament, the investigation draws Barnaby into a dangerous game with a surprise visitor from his past.
Jan 11 2017
The Bleakridge Watch patrols the streets of their remote village, exposing anyone who steps outside the law. When one of their members dies, Barnaby uncovers just how far some people will go for power.
Jan 04 2017
When a man is found murdered during the reopening of a ghost village, Barnaby and his new temporary DS, Jamie Winter, must unravel a sinister web of lies from both past and present in order to catch the killer.
Dec 18 2016

Season 18

6 Episodes

When the owner of an equestrian center is trampled by his own horse, Barnaby unravels a complex feud from the past.
Feb 17 2016
A saint's bones are discovered in the village of Midsomer Cicely. When the body of the leader of the archaeological dig is found, detectives learn they were buried alive.
Feb 10 2016
The grand opening of a new Sculpture Park is marred by murder in the picturesque Midsomer village of Angel's Rise.
Feb 03 2016
Cyclist Greg Eddon is murdered after winning the local leg of a national race, beating teammate Mitch McCordell at the last minute.
Jan 27 2016
A local forest-ranger suffers a strange death after mysterious lights appear in the sky over UFO hot-spot Cooper Hill.
Jan 13 2016
When a wealthy landowner's body goes missing right after his death, a sinister web of secrets and lies is exposed in the village of Little Malton.
Jan 06 2016

Season 17

4 Episodes

When people start collapsing at the launch tasting of Midsomer Vineyard's newest sparkling wine, Kate Wilding discovers that the glasses had been laced with slug pellets.
Feb 18 2015
Festival organizer Toby Winning is found dead on the morning of the Lower Crosby Folk Festival, shortly after announcing plans to move the festival nearer to London.
Feb 11 2015
Pub landlady Hannah Altman is crushed to death by a giant Perspex box during a magic show by famous illusionist Gideon Latimer.
Feb 04 2015
Artist Suzie Colebrook is electrocuted by a roulette wheel shortly after discovering a break-in at her home in Luxton Deeping.
Jan 28 2015

Season 16

5 Episodes

Barnaby and Nelson join forces with two female Danish police detectives after a Midsomer businessman is poisoned during a trip to Copenhagen.
Feb 12 2014
The owner of Finchmere airfield is dropped from a plane to meet a gruesome death. Are anti-craft campaigners behind his murder? Or does it link back to a WWII mission?
Feb 05 2014
When the landlord of Wyvern House meets a brutal and untimely death in his own woods, many aspersions are cast.
Jan 29 2014
A series of murders in Midsomer St Claire seems to be inspired by macabre images on a medieval fresco recently discovered in the church crypt.
Jan 08 2014
Barnaby and his new partner, Detective Sergeant Charlie Nelson (Gwilym Lee), investigate the fatal stabbing of a man with an antique sword during a ghost-hunting party at a 'haunted' manor house.
Dec 24 2013

Season 15

6 Episodes

At the factory where the world-famous Midsomer Blue Cheese is made, a dairy worker is brutally murdered by a giant round of weaponized cheese.
Jan 30 2013
When a young girl wakes up from a mysterious coma, she finds that no one knows what happened to her boyfriend who disappeared around the same time she was attacked.
Jan 09 2013
A film historian writing about a 1960s horror actress is killed in her home. It becomes the start of what appear to be a series of copycat murders based on the actress' films.
Jan 02 2013
During a total eclipse of the sun, an astronomer is bludgeoned to death by a meteor and an astrologer claims to have predicted each subsequent murder.
Sep 25 2012
When a barrister is killed in Midsomer, suspicion falls on convicted murderer Grady Felton. But Grady has a solid alibi. Barnaby suspects he is working with an accomplice - until Grady himself is targeted in an arson attack.
Mar 21 2012
The DeQuettevilles and the Fleetwoods have been enemies since the English Civil War. Now, the DeQuettevilles are dying after seeing a headless horseman. Is the ancient feud to blame?
Feb 01 2012

Season 14

8 Episodes

Barnaby and Jones investigate whether competition between ornithology enthusiasts led to murder.
Jan 11 2012
Vandalism and violence send shock waves through Midsomer's cloistered nunnery.
Oct 26 2011
Local bootleggers come under suspicion after the disappearance of a government inspector.
Oct 12 2011
The gruesome discovery of a farmer's eviscerated body in an ancient stone circle is made just days before the spring equinox.
Sep 21 2011
Barnaby sends Jones undercover into a New Age cult to investigate the disappearance of a young woman who entered an introduction course and then never left the movement.
May 25 2011
The drowning of a woman in a bathtub is the first in a series of copycat murders imitating infamous killings from the past.
Apr 20 2011
The reclusive lives of an eccentric elderly couple come under police scrutiny when a social services investigator is murdered.
Mar 30 2011
When a local DJ is crushed to death at a traditional girls' boarding school, new Midsomer DCI John Barnaby - cousin to Tom - discovers that murder and deception are never far away from the quaint villages.
Mar 23 2011

Season 13

8 Episodes

Joyce talks Barnaby into enrolling in a spa located in a remodeled manor house but the bodies start to pile up when he's there.
Feb 02 2011
A group of conservationists objects to the development of a pristine part of the village and adherents from both sides of the disagreement become victims of a mysterious killer.
Jan 12 2011
When a famous 1860 bareknuckle boxing bout is restaged with great pomp in Midsomer Morchard, dead bodies begin to pile up.
Oct 13 2010
A gifted young pianist with emotional issues is in competition with other young talents for a scholarship to a prestigious private musical academy.
Oct 06 2010
Jeff Bowmaker runs a profitable business in Midsomer Magna, conducting spooky "ghost tours" at night, but the unpopular village librarian turns up dead.
Sep 22 2010
A Wild West show comes to Ford Florey and a serial killer starts to eliminate villagers in "Western" ways over a parcel of disputed swampland.
Sep 08 2010
A tailor dies of a heart attack. Two years later, his widow is murdered on her way to the vicarage. The vicar is also murdered after receiving a mysterious letter.
May 12 2010
The Causton Chamber of Commerce takes a bus trip to the seaside resort of Brighton, and a serial killer decapitates several of them with an ancient sword.
Feb 10 2010

Season 12

7 Episodes

A troubled schoolteacher, subject to sleepwalking and quasi-paranoia, feels that an intruder has been in her house, and doubters find dead bodies to confirm her fears.
Apr 14 2010
A cat burglar named "The Creeper" is breaking into the estates of Causton, and the alcoholic writer threatening a "tell-all" book about his friends turns up dead.
Jan 27 2010
The dead body of a local troublemaker and lady's man is found in the model village which is the chief tourist attraction of Little Worthy.
Sep 28 2009
An air traffic computer system, based on the theories of an eccentric college professor, is denounced by the creator, causing a financial crisis for its backers.
Sep 23 2009
The sale of a previously unknown painting by an 18th century painter sends Barnaby into an investigation of murders as well as art forgery.
Aug 05 2009
A number of murders near a government safe house in Midsomer appear to be connected to a group of British spies stationed in East Berlin during the Cold War.
Jul 29 2009
A member is killed with a golf club on the Whiteoaks Golf Course. During the investigation, Barnaby discovers Whiteoaks to be full of hatred, gambling, violence, jealousy and extortion.
Jul 22 2009

Season 11

7 Episodes

Barnaby finds connections between a supposedly haunted forest, the traceless disappearances of two couples and a gang of antiquity thieves.
Aug 05 2008
During the Christmas days, Barnaby has to solve an explosion as well as a number of murders near a freight company while trying to cope with his acting CS who has very strong beliefs about teamwork.
Jul 05 2008
The traditions of the Temple of Thoth, a local cult in Midsomer, appear to be related to a series of murders using poison of the poison dart frog.
Jun 14 2008
When a man who has been missing for two weeks is found dead in the woods near Midsomer, Barnaby finds connections between him and a magazine editor known for his killer reviews of local hotels and restaurants.
May 31 2008
Jones is brought back to his home town to help investigate a series of murders linked to childhood friends and events that occurred years earlier.
May 24 2008
Barnaby has to deal with a murder at the wedding reception for a local aristocratic family as well as daughter Cully's upcoming nuptials.
May 10 2008
A 90-year-long feud between two families, the Hicks and the Hammonds, appears to have escalated to murder.
Jan 01 2008

Season 10

8 Episodes

Barnaby and Jones investigate a murder of a former friend and colleague in Midsomer Holm, a small village inhabited by reformed ex-cons.
May 11 2008
When Nick Cheyney, the director of a new adaptation of 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' is beheaded by a guillotine on set, there is no shortage of suspects. Can Barnaby and Jones find the killer before the case becomes as bloody as the French Revolution?
Apr 27 2008
Barnaby is implicated in a murder when a photo of him in a passionate embrace with another woman is displayed shortly before the woman's estranged husband, photographer Lionel Bell, is strangled.
Jun 03 2007
The detectives have to decide if the murder of a young GP killed the wrong victim, or if the recently engaged Dr. James Kirkwood was really the intended target.
May 08 2007
30 years past their prime, the band Hired Guns hopes to play at the Midsomer Rocks Music Festival. But their fans are disappointed when someone kills the band members one by one.
Feb 02 2007
When King's family enterprise shatters into pieces and its accountant winds up stabbed, Barnaby digs into rivalries of business and blood-while Jones explores secret Masonic rites.
Jan 26 2007
When Faith Alexander arrives in Midsomer Deverell to meet her long-lost uncle Rex Masters, she is surprised to find he has disappeared and told everyone she was killed in a plane crash. Then Rex's body is found in the weir and his friends produce wills, each claiming to inherit his fortune.
Jan 19 2007
When the body of a young man is found at a WWII hangar full of exhaust fumes, it looks like suicide. But the man was not alone - and he was hit on the head before he died. Where is his girlfriend, newcomer Laura Sharp?
Nov 12 2006

Season 9

8 Episodes

Barnaby begins to think the damning evidence he helped provide to convict a murderess wasn't exactly as watertight as it first looked.
Jul 03 2006
A heated competition among Midsomer church choirs is interrupted by the bludgeon murder of the Midsomer Worthy's tenor, a local artist.
Jun 26 2006
Controversy about a proposed supermarket ruining the quality of life in a small village, marital infidelity, contaminated soil and kinky sex lead to murder.
Jun 19 2006
A 90-year-old battle of the sexes comes to a head in Midsomer Broughton, with casualties on both sides.
Jun 12 2006
Expert blackmailer Martin Barret is murdered and there is no shortage of suspects.
Mar 12 2006
Sir Freddy Butler collapses during a speech. The PM suggests the death is due to natural causes, however Barnaby is not convinced. Sir Freddy's will is stolen and his lawyer's house is burned down in an arson attack.
Mar 05 2006
When Sergeant Scott falls ill, Barnaby and PC Ben Jones (Jason Hughes, "Killing Me Softly") investigate a series of murders linked to the death of a beauty queen which occurred several years previously.
Feb 26 2006
A secluded old dark house, believed haunted by the residents of Midsomer Newton, becomes the scene of a double murder when a house-hunting yuppie couple is found garroted.
Sep 10 2005

Season 8

8 Episodes

Deaths follow the discovery of a valuable musical manuscript sold cheaply at an auction.
Oct 02 2005
When a corporate giant tries to acquire a small but respected relish factory owned and run by a dysfunctional family, a naked body is found in the warehouse.
Apr 03 2005
Troubled solicitor Nick Turner falls from the roof of his home. Is this suicide disguised as murder?
Mar 14 2005
John Ransom collapses and dies outside a pub after a fight with his brother-in-law over the baptism of his niece. He has electrical scars across the top of his head.
Jan 23 2005
A four-member syndicate owns a racehorse that two of them are desperate to sell and two of them are determined to keep. When one of them is murdered, Barnaby is on the case.
Jan 16 2005
Barnaby and Scott follow a trail of dead people involved in the collecting of rare orchids.
Jan 09 2005
During a regatta, the body of Rowing Club chairman Guy Sweetman is found bludgeoned and drowned. Bachelor Sweetman was prolifically promiscuous and jealousy would seem to be the motive.
Oct 17 2004
Undertaker Patrick Pennyman is found dead with his wrists slashed and suspicion turns towards a spiritualist church.
Oct 10 2004

Season 7

7 Episodes

Nine years after Ferdy Villers killed himself, his family reunites for Christmas, unaware that someone is out for revenge.
Dec 25 2004
Midsomer comes closer and closer to its boiling point when a priest is burned to death inside the effigy of a straw woman and more people burst into flames spontaneously, as though by witchcraft.
Feb 29 2004
Midsomer Worthy's beloved local pub figures in a case involving unrequited love, secret business deals and passionate affairs.
Jan 25 2004
When Midsomer hosts its 12th Annual Literary Festival, an author is found with his neck broken. More writers will die before the winner of the competition is announced.
Jan 18 2004
Long-suppressed family secrets, stolen artifacts, and a thirty year-old death at a Celtic burial site result in a series of murders in present-day Midsomer.
Jan 11 2004
Barnaby's new sergeant, Dan Scott, arrives on the day after the murder of a local shrew occurs, and he is immediately put to work.
Jan 04 2004
Barnaby and Troy tackle two separate cases as Troy prepares to leave Midsomer after his promotion to DI.
Nov 02 2003

Season 6

5 Episodes

Investment in a secret invention leads to an apparent suicide in Midsomer Magna, and a plan to steal valuable falcon eggs leads to another death.
Jan 31 2003
When heirs of the aristocratic Smythe-Webster family are killed, Barnaby's investigation uncovers long-hidden family secrets.
Jan 24 2003
Barnaby's wife finds a body on the Midsomer Florey village green while taking part in a watercolor class.
Jan 17 2003
The investigation into an elaborate suicide leads Barnaby to suspect the dead man may have had help pulling the trigger.
Jan 10 2003
Something fishy is going on concerning the clubbing deaths of two local residents.
Jan 03 2003

Season 5

4 Episodes

Barnaby investigates the murder of a boy during a traditional annual race at an exclusive private school but is met with resentment.
Sep 22 2002
Someone is killing off bell ringers of parish church in the week before a big bell-ringing competition takes place in the village of Midsomer Wellow.
Sep 15 2002
A woman is found dead in Setwale Wood, an apparent suicide, except that her suicide note is emailed after her body has already been sighted.
Jun 23 2002
An investigation of a car fire and a bludgeon murder lead Barnaby and Troy to investigate the members of a local reading club which has an agenda that goes beyond books.
Jun 16 2002

Season 4

6 Episodes

When the body of a local beauty is discovered by the pool at her manor house, Barnaby and Troy uncover a seedy world of adultery and deceit within the affluent rural community.
Sep 23 2001
The near decapitation of the local postman, whose hyperactive libido also makes him the village lothario, leads to a series of grisly murders involving other promiscuous villagers.
Sep 16 2001
Barnaby and Troy are drawn to Newton Magna where their search for a horse whisperer allegedly struck by a car is complicated by the discovery of a body in the town well.
Sep 09 2001
The body of a criminal is found in a crop circle, and the locals blame extra terrestrial activity for the death. But Barnaby is not convinced.
Sep 02 2001
When a hotel owner dies, the manager misses the reading of the will that names him part-owner.
Aug 26 2001
When an arrogant aristocratic family's decision to develop a memorial garden into a commercial tea shop has the villagers up in arms, murders past and present rear their heads.
Sep 10 2000

Season 3

4 Episodes

With much enthusiasm he recounts the story of The Battle of Aspern Tallow and the wealthy royalist, Jonathan Lowrie. He describes how Jonathan, having survived the conflict, made his way through the village, pausing only briefly to drink from the well, towards the church.
Feb 05 2000
When a local thief and womanizer is killed with a pitchfork, the residents of Midsomer Mallow fear for their chances in the Perfect Village Competition.
Jan 29 2000
A visit to his convalescent aunt prompts Barnaby to investigate a series of suspicious deaths at the nursing home where she is staying.
Jan 22 2000
Fox hunting, taxidermy and Oscar Wilde are part of the backdrop as Barnaby and Troy investigate a series of murders, beginning with that of a tramp in the woods.
Dec 31 1999

Season 2

4 Episodes

Some distance away the demented bee-like sound of an old moped cuts through the silence of the valley as Fleur motors her way through the village. She waves to the mild mannered shopkeeper, Peter Fairfax who is preparing his shop window. As Peter watches her go Tilly Dinsdale cycles past, wearing her usual green wellies and waxed jacket, in too much of a rush to stop - much to Peter's relief.
Sep 19 1999
Shock ripples across the village of Fletcher's Cross when a prominent businessman's trophy wife is bludgeoned to death with a cricket bar. While the victim had no apparent enemies, her avaricious husband, Robert Cavendish, is hated by all.
Feb 12 1999
When Carla Constanza - the face of Brazil's leading cigarette brand for Monarch Tobacco - is found strangled in the infamous Strangler�s Wood, Barnaby and Troy not only find themselves investigating her murder, but three identical unsolved murders of innocent girls from eight years before.
Feb 03 1999
A group of five children - members of a secret society - peel away from the rest of the pupils and head towards the woods. There is something conspiratorial about them. They congregate at a ruined greenhouse and begin smashing the windows with bricks. Simon, one of the eldest boys, hands Felix, the youngest and most vulnerable of the group, a brick which he lobs at the greenhouse.
Jan 20 1999

Season 1

5 Episodes

DCI Barnaby needs all his wits about him as he investigates a string of deaths at a local New Age commune.
May 06 1998
When the wife of a wealthy local businessman disappears, Barnaby finds that Fawcett Green harbors a complex web of financial and romantic entanglements.
Apr 22 1998
DCI Barnaby donates time to the local amateur dramatic society when his wife Joyce is cast in a revival of "Amadeus," but complications arise when the leading man is murdered onstage.
Mar 29 1998
After a noted author speaks before a group of local Midsomer writers, the naked body of the event's host is found bludgeoned to death in his bedroom.
Mar 22 1998
An elderly woman is found dead in her own cottage and DCI Tom Barnaby is convinced the death is not a simple accident.
Mar 23 1997