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Web site: http://www.portmanfilm.com

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A catchy comedy drama that stars Martin Clunes as the brash doctor Martin Ellingham, whose blunt opinions and tactless manner cause mayhem in a small Cornish community.

TV Schedule

Midwife Crisis #406 [TV-PG]
Martin meets Portwenn's new midwife, Molly, who will be looking after Louisa. He finds that cognitive behavioral exercises are a great help with his blood phobia and he is able to take blood from P.C. Penhale without reacting. Martin visits Aunt Joan at her farm, and breaks the news that he is intending to become a surgeon in London again. Martin and Molly have their final stand-off when Louisa develops a temperature which Molly tries to sooth with herbal remedies. Edith has big news for Martin that Louisa overhears - Robert is going to offer him the prestigious surgeon's job in London.

  • KET Thursday, October 16 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET Friday, October 17 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 17 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 19 at 3:00 pm EDT

Do Not Disturb #407 [TV-PG]
To solve her farm's money problems, Aunt Joan starts a small bed-and-breakfast business. Pauline's suspicions are confirmed when she steams open a confidential letter addressed to Martin and discovers his contract offer for the London job. Martin deals with the victim of an accident without hesitation, proving to both himself and Edith that his blood phobia is completely cured, and he is now fully able to be a surgeon in London again.

  • KET Thursday, October 23 at 9:00 pm EDT
  • KET Friday, October 24 at 2:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Friday, October 24 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 26 at 3:00 pm EST

The Wrong Goodbye #408 [TV-PG]
Martin and Pauline are surprised by the number of patients coming to see him on the last day before he moves to London. Martin is driving out of Portwenn with the moving men when he sees Tasha fall from the Harbour Day stage. With a little bit of help from a guilty Bert and Al, he is able to diagnose Tasha's medical condition, and is shocked to learn that she is married to taxi driver Tommy, and that he is driving Louisa to her hospital appointment.

  • KET Thursday, October 30 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, October 31 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, October 31 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 2 at 3:00 pm EST

Preserve The Romance #501 [TV-PG]
Martin finds his return to London delayed by the birth of his son, and then again by some sad news. Meanwhile he begins to have serious doubts about the competency of the new doctor after she misdiagnoses a patient and dishes out prescriptions for totally inappropriate drugs.

  • KET Thursday, November 6 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, November 7 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, November 7 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 9 at 3:00 pm EST

Dry Your Tears #502 [TV-PG]
Martin moves to his former post at the surgery after the departure of Dr. Dibbs, agreeing to stay until a replacement is found. He persuades a reluctant Louisa to move into his house so he can help raise their son, and even suggests they could all move to London. Martin then delivers the eulogy at his aunt Joan's funeral and speaks to her sister Ruth, who proves to be just as cantankerous as he is.

  • KET Thursday, November 13 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, November 14 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, November 14 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 16 at 3:00 pm EST

Born with a Shotgun #503 [TV-PG]
Sleepless nights are taking their toll on Martin and Louisa. Aunt Ruth is dealing with an intruder on the farm who has stolen the hubcaps from her car. The thief is identified as Michael Dunwich, who lives with his mother Shirley on a neighboring farm. Shirley makes an appointment with Martin to discuss the crippling stomach pains she has been suffering.

  • KET Thursday, November 20 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, November 21 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, November 21 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 23 at 3:00 pm EST

Mother Knows Best #504 [TV-PG]
It's Portwenn Fun Day. The event sparks a culinary rivalry between Bert Large, who runs Large's Restaurant, and the landlord of the Crab and Lobster pub. Louisa's mum Eleanor arrives in Portwenn unexpectedly.

  • KET Thursday, November 27 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, November 28 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, November 28 at 8:00 pm EST

Remember Me #505 [TV-PG]
PC Joe Penhale has an unexpected visitor in the shape of his ex-wife Maggie. Joe takes her to Large's restaurant, where fellow diner Martin quickly spots that Maggie is showing symptoms of amnesia. Louisa's mother Eleanor catches up with her old school friend Paul, a local fisherman, who takes her out on a date. Morwenna arrives at the surgery with an injured foot. PC Penhale warns Martin and Louisa that if they do not register a name for their baby soon, the state will be forced to step in.

  • KET Thursday, December 11 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Friday, December 12 at 8:00 pm EST

Don't Let Go #506 [TV-PG]
Joe Penhale is desperate to keep his ex-wife Maggie and show her he's changed. Aunt Ruth uncovers a chest of family heirlooms when she clears out a barn at the farm, including photos as Martin as a six-year-old schoolboy. Martin sets a date for the baby's christening without consulting Louisa. Tensions begin to rise between them.

  • KET Thursday, December 18 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Friday, December 19 at 8:00 pm EST

Cats and Sharks #507 [TV-PG]
Bert Large's restaurant business is in financial trouble. Eleanor comes to Bert's rescue with a plan to boost business at the restaurant. She digs in to help but begins to feel ill. Louisa insists she must see the Doc and Morwenna calls an ambulance. Martin plans to leave Portwenn to resume his career as a surgeon after his baby's christening.

  • KET Thursday, December 25 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Friday, December 26 at 8:00 pm EST

Ever After #508 [TV-PG]
Mrs. Tishell's long-standing crush on Martin takes a dramatic turn. It's now or never for Mrs. Tishell to make her romantic notions of a relationship with the Doc come true.

  • KET Thursday, January 1 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Friday, January 2 at 8:00 pm EST
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Official web site: http://www.portmanfilm.com

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