The English village mystery gets a contemporary spin in this hit British television series. Bucolic settings harbor macabre crimes and eccentric characters that are no match for nice-guy detective Tom Barnaby (John Nettles, Bergerac) and his eager assistant, Sergeant Troy (Daniel Casey, The Wingless Bird). Charming locations, dry humor, and an outstanding ensemble cast have earned the series a worldwide following. "Delightful in a murderously charming way" -Leonard Maltin's Movie Crazy. Guest stars include Emily Mortimer, Jonathan Firth, Elizabeth Spriggs, Anna Massey, Joanna David, Bernard Hepton, and Nicholas Le Prevost. THE MYSTERIES: The Killings at Badger's Drift-An elderly woman's death draws Barnaby into a case that reveals the sordid side of a quaint village. Written in Blood-Investigating the brutal murder of a writer, Barnaby discovers that the victim had led a fictitious life. Death of a Hollow Man-Barnaby and his family take part in an amateur theatrical production that provides an abundance of real-life drama. Faithful unto Death-When the wife of a wealthy local businessman disappears, Barnaby finds a complex web of financial and romantic entanglements. Death in Disguise-Barnaby investigates a string of deaths at a local New Age commune.