Louisa prepares to leave for Spain, Bert and Jennifer’s engagement party goes off with a bang, and Al engages in some heroics.
Louisa is hit by a car and rushed to the hospital, where she tells Martin some shocking news. Mike’s shady past comes to light, and Al’s dad dismisses his business plan.
PC Penhale spreads pandemonium throughout the village, and Bert pops the question to Jennifer.
Mrs. Tishell returns to the village. Martin tries to find out what’s wrong with beachcomber Lorna. Al and Morwenna have an internet dating disaster, and romance blossoms for Bert and Jennifer.
Martin is coerced into taking James to a playgroup, and Ruth has problems with her new neighbor.
Ruth has a mystery admirer who unnerves her. Louisa becomes Bert’s least favorite person when one of her pupils pens a damning review of his restaurant in the school magazine.
Martin and Louisa host a disastrous dinner party, their new nanny quits, and PC Penhale goes on a charm offensive to win friends.
Portwenn is buzzing with arrangements for the wedding of Doc Martin and Louisa. Will they finally tie the knot, or will the villagers have to put the confetti back in the box again?
With Eleanor recovering from her operation and half the school down with the flu Martin agrees to baby-sit James for Louisa. When her husband seeks Martin's advice Mrs. Tishell volunteers to mind the child but she has hidden affections for Martin.
Al is shocked to hear that his father is in debt to loan shark and lends him the money Ruth gave him to buy a new fence. When the Tonkens demand interest Bert plans a money-making Spanish evening suggested by Eleanor.
As Maggie regains her memory and aims to leave Portwenn,a desperate Joe tries to impress her into staying by being assertive. Louisa returns to school where the children fall prey to a mystery illness which Martin links to dementing caretaker Mr. Coley.
Joe Penhale is shocked when his ex-wife Maggie,seemingly amnesiac and believing that they are still married,arrives in Portwenn. Not to upset her,he plays along but eventually has to seek Martin's advice.
As the first annual Portwenn charity fun run leads to unfit casualties and a price war between Bert and publican Mark Bridge Louisa's feckless,long-absent mother Eleanor turns up at the surgery.
Ruth is disturbed when reclusive neighbour Shirley Dunwich tells her that her surly young son Michael is trying to poison her and,since Ruth has no liking for Michael,who stole her hub caps for his art installation,she believes her,informing Martin.
Portwenn gathers to pay its last respects to Joan at a less than perfect funeral where the hearse is late,young pall-bearer Harry collapses,dropping the coffin and Joe Penhale's phone goes off. Martin's oration is also more of a health lecture.
Martin drives Louisa and their baby son back to Portwenn, where the locals bring them presents. Diana Dibbs, Martin's nervous replacement,has already arrived,with her husband Gavin as her receptionist but Martin is not impressed by her competence.
Fatherhood hasn't softened Dr. Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes). He's about to take a new job in London when events conspire to keep him in Portwenn. His infant son needs a name, his replacement isn't up to the job, and he receives devastating news.
Dr. Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes, Men Behaving Badly) is brilliant, dedicated, and highly efficient. He's also brusque, abrasive, and terrified of blood. Once a successful London surgeon, he's now a GP in the idyllic Cornish fishing village of Portwenn, where he's every bit as eccentric as the villagers he serves. With his terrible bedside manner, he has insulted everyone in town several times over. His relationship with Louisa (Caroline Catz, Murder in Suburbia) seems dead in the water. And he faces fresh challenges: The town's new constable has narcolepsy. Martin's beloved aunt Joan is aging. His receptionist, Pauline, is bored. He's also being pursued by a hypochondriac hotelier, much to Louisa's dismay. All of which make the good doctor even grumpier-and his antics even funnier.
After his wedding day disaster, Dr. Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes, Men Behaving Badly) is even grumpier and ruder than before. His former fiancee, Louisa (Caroline Catz, Murder in Suburbia), has left the village to avoid embarressment. The doctor himself plans to return to London as a surgeon--if he can conquer his fear of blood. But it's hard to leave a place as charming and full of eccentric characters as Portwenn.
Matters quickly become complicated when Louisa moves back with startling news. Meanwhile, Martin's old flame, Edith Montgomery (Lia Williams), takes a job at the local hospital and sets her sights on the doc. Sparks and rumors fly as patients crowd his office: a shouting oil rigger, the inept local constable, a woman who sees her dead husband's ghost, and a man who eats his own hair. Facing all this, will Doc Martin leave Portwenn after all?
As a hard-charging London surgeon, Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes, Men Behaving Badly) didn't need a bedside manner. His patients were unconscious, so he could be as rude and arrogant as he pleased. All that changes when he develops a crippling fear of blood and is forced to give up surgery. Now a GP in a sleepy, picturesque Cornish fishing village, Doc Martin offends everyone in town, including the one person he wants to impress, beautiful teacher Louisa Glasson (Caroline Catz, Murder in Suburbia). Getting her attention proves even more difficult when Louisa's old flame returns to the village and becomes his new rival. Martin Clunes shines in this award-winning comic drama set amid eccentric townsfolk and spectacular scenery. As the doctor says, "It's good to be loathsome."
Make an appointment with the brilliant but socially awkward and neurotic Doc Martin (Martin Clunes). When Martin develops an aversion to blood, he abandons his career as a celebrated London surgeon and becomes the only doctor in a sleepy small town where his tactless manner soon has the whole town in an uproar.
Martin Clunes returns as Dr. Martin Ellingham, the eminent physician with a nasty disposition in this uproarious fish-out-of-water Britcom. In eight new episodes, all of the series' regular cast members return as the quirky inhabitants of Portwenn, with mischief and maladies sure to rile the famously brusque GP. As the series begins, wedding bells are ringing in Portwenn for the doc and his long-suffering love interest, Louisa Glasson. Will they finally tie the knot, or will the villagers have to put the confetti back in the box again?
The series follows Doc Martin as he turns his back on life as a celebrated London surgeon and moves to a sleepy Cornish village to become the local doctor.
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