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Da Vinci's Inquest 

A Vancouver cop turned coroner searches for truth and justice with the help of his friends.

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Series cast summary:
Nicholas Campbell ...  Dominic Da Vinci 91 episodes, 1998-2005
Donnelly Rhodes ...  Det. Leo Shannon 91 episodes, 1998-2005
Venus Terzo ...  Det. Angela Kosmo 91 episodes, 1998-2005
Ian Tracey ...  Det. Mick Leary 91 episodes, 1998-2005
Sarah Strange ...  Helen 84 episodes, 1998-2005
Alex Diakun ...  Chick Savoy 81 episodes, 1998-2005
Sarah-Jane Redmond ...  Sgt. Sheila Kurtz / ... 75 episodes, 1998-2005
Gerard Plunkett ...  Chief Coroner Bob Kelly / ... 72 episodes, 1998-2005
Suleka Mathew ...  Dr. Sunny Ramen 66 episodes, 1998-2003
Gwynyth Walsh ...  Dr. Patricia Da Vinci 52 episodes, 1998-2002
Kim Hawthorne ...  Det. Rose Williams 44 episodes, 2000-2005
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Vancouver City Coroner Dominic Da Vinci is an ex-police officer who brings his police mentality into his current job. Da Vinci is opinionated which has caused him to make many friends but also many enemies along the way of his professional career path. Although he has the admiration of most that work with him, especially a very loyal secretary, Helen, he also often butts heads with even his most ardent of supporters in the Coroner's Office and the Homicide Department of the Vancouver Police Force. These include his bosses, the homicide detectives and the pathologists, one of whom is his ex-wife Patricia. Da Vinci, the staff at the Coroner's Office and the Homicide Department work together to try and undercover some of the mysteries surrounding the deaths that take place in Vancouver. Da Vinci tries to balance his professional life with his personal life, which includes taking care of his teen-aged daughter with whom he has joint custody with Patricia. More often than not, he is ... Written by Huggo

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7 October 1998 (Canada) See more »

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Coroner Da Vinci See more »

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Robert Clothier's last acting role as Da Vinci's father. See more »

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Dominic Da Vinci: I'll tell ya that, for free.
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a realistic look at the many layers of life, death, and community in Vancouver, Canada--from the streets up
4 January 2005 | by caseyjwolfSee all my reviews

not to be confused with the book, The DaVinci Code.

this is an amazing television series and i feel privileged to get to see it. i wish everyone who likes dramatic series had the chance to see it because it is far and away the best i have ever seen, though you have to watch it for awhile before the full magic works itself on you.

DVI is in a class all by itself. it evolves slowly and intelligently in many ways over many episodes. the characters seem so much more real, with their peculiarities and particular views on the world which weave a feeling of humaness and familiarity. even walk-on parts have more depth than is normal.

a couple of plots at least are usually being pursued at the same time, and where many things do eventually wrap up, other don't. somethings you just never know, some are implied, some just lead you to think. issues that affect the poor and disenfranchised in the city come up on a regular basis, and prostitutes look more like street people than glamour girls, have actual personalities, live lives you care about. i could go on and on.

i just love this show, and it is great to have such a quality series made in and made about (no pretending to be Kansas or l.a. here) a city in Canada. even the cafés are real ones. a neat tidbit is that the series is based on the former city coroner, Larry Campbell, who is now Vancouver's mayor. kinda cool.


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