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The Brokenwood Mysteries 

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (2014– )
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Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd arrives on assignment in Brokenwood, a small town where memories - and animosities - run deep.
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2019   2018   2017   2016   2015   2014  
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Series cast summary:
Neill Rea ...  Mike Shepherd / ... 24 episodes, 2014-2019
Fern Sutherland ...  Kristin Sims / ... 24 episodes, 2014-2019
Nic Sampson ...  D.C. Breen / ... 24 episodes, 2014-2019
Cristina Serban Ionda Cristina Serban Ionda ...  Gina / ... 24 episodes, 2014-2019
Elizabeth McRae Elizabeth McRae ...  Mrs. Marlowe 19 episodes, 2015-2019
Pana Hema Taylor ...  Jared Morehu / ... 18 episodes, 2014-2019
Colin Moy ...  Hughes 16 episodes, 2014-2019
Karl Willetts ...  Frodo / ... 10 episodes, 2014-2019
Jason Hoyte ...  Ray / ... 10 episodes, 2015-2019
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Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd is good at his job but bad with relationships. When he comes to the city of Brokenwood to solve a crime he falls in love with it and decides to stay, but soon Shepherd begins to collide with Detective Kristen Sims. Written by marcus-b1285

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Mike Shepherd drives a 1971 Holden Kingswood. See more »

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Quirkly enjoyable
7 December 2014 | by jocajoshSee all my reviews

I quite enjoyed this little romp in the countryside - not an intellectual pursuit (you can usually work out "whodunit" about halfway through) but still fun. I saw a review saying it was derivative and unoriginal and they disliked the overtly individualistic detective - well yes, he does seem to be a little "try hard" but what do you want - a guy in a nice suit and Ford Focus? How boring would that be - I think some people miss the idea of "entertainment". So good stories, interesting characters, beautiful scenery and enough to keep you entertained for 90 minutes. I hope they make more with perhaps a little more oomph but not so much that it looses it's quaint country feel. I'd give it a B with a comment of "could do a little better". But well done anyway - enjoy


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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 2014 (New Zealand) See more »

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The Brokenwood Mysteries See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand

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South Pacific Pictures See more »
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1.78 : 1
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