John Nettles, Daniel Casey. Caroline Graham’s novels laid the groundwork for seasoned Inspector Tom Barnaby and his young partner, Sergeant Troy, to work crime-solving magic on an endless stream of homicides in the small English villages of Midsomer County in this darkly humorous British mystery series. The first series set includes "The Killings at Badger’s Drift," "Written in Blood," "Death of a Hollow Man," "Faithful Unto Death" and "Death in Disguise." 5 episodes on 3 DVDs. 1998–99/color/8 hrs., 20 min/NR/widescreen.