In a coastal English town, an exacting detective picks through clues while investigating a wide variety of crimes in his otherwise quiet community.
S01:E01 - The Four Jacks
A wealthy novelist points Wycliffe in the direction of a serial killer with a taste for theatrics.
S01:E02 - The Dead Flautist
An amateur flautist is shot with his own gun on the wealthy Bottrell family's land, but Wycliffe suspects this supposed suicide is not what it appears.
S01:E03 - The Scapegoat
Wycliffe investigates the murder of a local undertaker who was swapped out for the usual life-size effigy villagers light aflame and hurl into the sea every year as part of an ancient ritual.
S01:E04 - The Tangled Web
Wycliffe must find the connection between a runaway pregnant teenager and the corpse of an old woman locked in her own freezer.
S01:E05 - The Last Rites
A reverend discovers the body of the famously lustful church steward posed deliberately in front of the altar, but Wycliffe suspects a motive more practical than simple conservative disapproval.
S01:E06 - The Pea Green Boat
Wycliffe must unravel a fisherman's knot of loose ends when Harry Tremaine, a man whom many might want dead, is blown up on his boat.