Midsomer Murders

The WORST episodes of Midsomer Murders

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A veteran DCI and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer.

Last Updated: 6/26/2022Network: ITV
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A Dying Art
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6.86
329 votes

#1 - A Dying Art

Season 18 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/3/2016

The grand opening of a new Sculpture Park is marred by murder in the picturesque Midsomer village of Angel's Rise.

Directors: Matt Carter
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Let Us Prey
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7.16
241 votes

#2 - Let Us Prey

Season 16 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/8/2014

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.

Directors: Alex Pillai
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Written in the Stars
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7.25
202 votes

#3 - Written in the Stars

Season 15 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/25/2012

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.

Directors: Renny Rye
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Death and the Divas
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7.29
192 votes

#4 - Death and the Divas

Season 15 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/2/2013

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.

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The Flying Club
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7.31
235 votes

#5 - The Flying Club

Season 16 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/5/2014

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?

Directors: Luke Watson
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The Christmas Haunting
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7.32
229 votes

#6 - The Christmas Haunting

Season 16 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/24/2013

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.

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The Oblong Murders
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7.32
316 votes

#7 - The Oblong Murders

Season 14 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/25/2011

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.

Directors: Renny Rye
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Blue Herrings
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7.36
371 votes

#8 - Blue Herrings

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/22/2000

A visit to his convalescent aunt prompts Barnaby to investigate a series of suspicious deaths at the nursing home where she is staying.

Directors: Peter Smith
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Death of the Small Coppers
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7.44
227 votes

#9 - Death of the Small Coppers

Season 20 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/17/2019

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.

Directors: Paul Harrison
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The Scarecrow Murders
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7.45
71 votes

#10 - The Scarecrow Murders

Season 22 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/29/2022

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.

Directors: Christine Lalla
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Schooled in Murder
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7.46
190 votes

#11 - Schooled in Murder

Season 15 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/30/2013

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.

Directors: Andy Hay
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Wild Harvest
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7.47
253 votes

#12 - Wild Harvest

Season 16 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/29/2014

When the landlord of Wyvern House meets a brutal and untimely death in his own woods, many aspersions are cast.

Directors: Renny Rye
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The Incident at Cooper Hill
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7.47
309 votes

#13 - The Incident at Cooper Hill

Season 18 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/13/2016

A local forest-ranger suffers a strange death after mysterious lights appear in the sky over UFO hot-spot Cooper Hill.

Directors: Renny Rye
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A Vintage Murder
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7.47
221 votes

#14 - A Vintage Murder

Season 17 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/18/2015

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.

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Till Death Do Us Part
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7.47
206 votes

#15 - Till Death Do Us Part

Season 20 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/7/2019

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.

Directors: Audrey Cooke
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The Lions of Causton
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7.48
184 votes

#16 - The Lions of Causton

Season 20 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/26/2019

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?

Directors: Matt Carter
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Blood on the Saddle
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7.50
417 votes

#17 - Blood on the Saddle

Season 13 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/8/2010

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.

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Death by Persuasion
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7.51
257 votes

#18 - Death by Persuasion

Season 19 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/13/2018

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.

Directors: Alex Pillai
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Habeas Corpus
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7.51
367 votes

#19 - Habeas Corpus

Season 18 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/6/2016

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.

Directors: Alex Pillai
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Murder by Magic
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7.52
223 votes

#20 - Murder by Magic

Season 17 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/4/2015

Pub landlady Hannah Altman is crushed to death by a giant Perspex box during a magic show by famous illusionist Gideon Latimer.

Directors: Charlie Palmer
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With Baited Breath
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7.55
128 votes

#21 - With Baited Breath

Season 21 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/18/2020

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.

Directors: Jennie Darnell
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Drawing Dead
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7.55
221 votes

#22 - Drawing Dead

Season 20 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/19/2019

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.

Directors: Toby Frow
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The Sting of Death
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7.55
134 votes

#23 - The Sting of Death

Season 21 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/11/2020

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.

Directors: Matt Carter
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The Stitcher Society
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7.56
108 votes

#24 - The Stitcher Society

Season 22 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/11/2021

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.

Directors: Roberto Bangura
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The Dagger Club
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7.56
221 votes

#25 - The Dagger Club

Season 17 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/28/2015

Artist Suzie Colebrook is electrocuted by a roulette wheel shortly after discovering a break-in at her home in Luxton Deeping.

Directors: Alex Pillai
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