A socially awkward doctor leaves London for a scenic village in Cornwall where he cares for the locals, becomes a part of their lives, and finds love.
S01:E01 - Going Bodmin
Former surgeon Dr Martin Ellingham arrives in the sleepy Cornish hamlet of Portwenn, replacing the former GP who has died.
S01:E02 - Gentlemen Prefer
Martin's surgery officially opens for business, but patients continue to treat it as a drop-in cafe.
S01:E03 - Shit Happens
When an epidemic of diarrhea strikes the village, the doctor takes immediate action. This, however, does not go down well with the population.
S01:E04 - The Portwenn Effect
The doctor pays a visit to the forester, who apparently shares his shack with a giant squirrel. Little Peter Cronk gets into trouble over some nest boxes.
S01:E05 - Of All the Harbours in All the Towns
An old friend of Aunt Joan's turns up, stirring up old memories. In the meanwhile, both Doc Martin and Elaine are struggling with other people's affections.
S01:E06 - Haemophobia
Word is getting out in the village about the doctor's 'little problem' with blood. When Peter Cronk is hurt, concern about him brings Martin and Louisa closer together.