Written by: over twenty writers
Created by: Caroline Graham
Plot: Fictional county of Midsummer, despite its idillic meadows, friendly pubs and picturesque villages, is a viciously murderous place. Veteran DCI Tom Barnaby and his dim-witted assistants pursue truth an justice.
Pros: The essence of what it means to be English.
Cons: You could drive a cadillac through the holes in the plot of some of the installments.