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Death in Paradise

Death in Paradise

Sent to the tiny island of Saint-Marie to solve a mysterious murder, Detective Inspector Richard Poole is a total fish out of water. A quintessentially British cop, he would much prefer the London drizzle and a freshly pressed shirt to blue seas, sparkling sands and gorgeous tropical weather. This warm, light-hearted detective series takes place against a stunning Caribbean island backdrop - as far away from the grey skies of London as you could possibly get. What Richard finds is a ramshackle station and a very different type of policing. The fact that there's a goat in one of the cells says it all. He can't get out of there fast enough, but there's a job to do and he does it brilliantly. His reward - a permanent posting to the island, his own personal hell on Earth. He may be stuck there, but he's not going to let his standards slip. He'll bring British rigor to this relaxed Caribbean workplace. Always in a suit and tie, eschewing sandals for a stout brogue, he's the very embodiment of the Englishman abroad. He can get through his ordeal, if only he could find a decent cup of tea.

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  • Episode #121

    DI Goodman and his team are drawn into the world of politics when Saint-Marie’s scandalised Commerce Minister is discovered dead. Out of the blue, Camille’s father turns out to have a link to the... [54 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

  • Episode #122

    When a bird-watcher is discovered murdered in the Saint-Marie jungle, the team have a particularly puzzling conundrum to solve. Is the traditionally quiet and calm world of bird-watching more... [54 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

  • Episode #123

    A murder on a privately owned island means DI Goodman and the team are cut off from the mainland when a storm comes in. As night descends, they find themselves locked in a house with a killer –... [54 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

  • Episode #124

    When an elderly resident at a retirement home appears to have committed suicide, the team are on a mission to prove it was murder. Humphrey is surprised when his wife pays an unexpected visit to the... [54 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

  • Episode #117

    When one of the guests at DI Richard Poole's university reunion party is murdered, another British policeman, DI Humphrey Goodman, is sent out to Sainte-Marie. [54 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

  • Episode #118

    A body is discovered on a film set, DI Humphrey Goodman's team come to the conclusion that it wasn't the intended victim and must reveal the murderer's identity before they can try again. [54 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

  • Episode #119

    When an old school friend of Fidel's is shot, Humphrey and his team discover the victim was actually an escort. [54 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning

Past Episodes

These episodes of Death in Paradise aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.

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