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The Departed

Season 4, Episode 5

Martin heads to London to meet with Robert Dashwood, who's leading the selection process for the prestigious surgeon job that he's applied for. Pleased that Martin has finally conquered his debilitating blood phobia, Robert is confident that he'll be hired in no time.

On the train back to Cornwall, the doc is annoyed to be seated next to one of his patients, a sheep farmer named Jim Selkirk. Jim falls asleep slumped onto Martin's shoulder, but never wakes up. He ends up dying of a heart attack.

Theo, one of Louisa's students, becomes ill in class. His parents are certain that their child picked up the illness during a school field trip to Aunt Joan's chicken coop. Martin cannot deny their claims without running tests so the couple announces their plan to sue Joan.



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Nowt So Queer

Season 3, Episode 8:

News of Martin and Louisa's engagement spreads like wildfire -- like the outbreak of a respiratory infection in the village. Bert Large's ill health is not his only problem as he struggles to keep his restaurant afloat.

Missed this episode? Just want to spend a little more time in Portwenn? Then click here to read the recap for this episode.



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Happily Ever After

Season 3, Episode 9: Season Finale

The day of Martin and Louisa's wedding arrives and it's a catalogue of disasters from the very beginning. The bridesmaid gets injured, Martin wrestles with the drunk priest, and to top it all off, both Martin and Louisa are having doubts.



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Better the Devil

Life in the beautiful Cornish village of Portwenn has become ever more infuriating for Dr. Martin Ellingham since the heart-wrenching decision to call off his marriage to local headmistress Louisa. Louisa has left, and Martin has begun to question what keeps him in Cornwall. It's certainly not his relentlessly annoying patients. On a visit to the hospital, Martin is stunned to meet Edith, his old girlfriend from medical school days who is now a top-ranking doctor with a flourishing private practice.

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Uneasy Lies the Head

Season 4, Episode 2

Doc Martin struggles to deal with the news of Louisa's pregnancy and is conflicted over what action to take. But Louisa is adamant that she doesn't want Martin involved. Doc's aunt Joan, however, insists that she help Louisa through the pregnancy.

Louisa accepts a job back at Portwenn Primary School, where the principal is causing public concern over his increasingly erratic behavior. Martin realizes the headmaster is unwell based on his blue urine sample. Things take a frightening turn when he takes a class of students to the beach.

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