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Doc Martin

Returning in late 2015/Early 2016 

Martin Clunes returns in his role as Dr. Martin Ellingham, the GP with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood, as VisionTV begins an encore presentation of the enormously successful drama produced by Buffalo Pictures and set in the idyllic hamlet of Portwenn. Revisit the beloved cast and the picturesque North Cornwall village of Port Isaac in this enchanting series, airing from start to finish.


Wow, what an entertaining Summer of Doc it has been! As of Wed., August 26, we encored all Doc Martin episodes that have been produced to date. Season 7 is just around the corner though! Check here for more details as soon as possible on when Season 7 will have its network premiere right here on Vision later this fall/winter!

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(Warning: a few juicy tidbits but possible spoilers ahead)

Gentlemen Prefer |
Dr. Ellingham stops the villagers from using his waiting room as a social club, fire receptionist Elaine, and treats the cough of a sour-faced former teacher. (JEFF RAWHLE)

Sh*t Happens |
Doc Martin faces on-air grilling by radio host Caroline, Al Large clashes with his father over plans to go to college, and a nasty stomach bug invades the village.

Doc Martin Season 1The Portwenn Effect |
Dr. Ellingham turns down an invitation to a dance and helps out park ranger Stewart (BEN MILLER), who is having visions of a six-foot squirrel.

Of All The Harbours in All The Towns |
Joan’s old flame (JOHN ALDERTON) reappears, but ill health threatens his attempt to rekindle the fire. Al pursues Elaine, and a teen develops a crush on Doc Martin.

Haemophobia |
With the whole of Portwenn abuzz over Doc Martin’s blood phobia, an accident at the school leads to a life-threatening crisis.

In Loco |
Louisa is up for promotion to head teacher of Portwenn Primary School, but with Martin on the board of governors the odds may be stacked against her. Bert Large tests his culinary skills on the villagers when he temporarily takes over running the local fish and chip shop.


Portwenn is buzzing with arrangements for the wedding of the Doc and Louisa. Will they finally tie the knot, or will the villagers have to put the confetti back in the box again?

Doc Martin Season 2Blood is Thicker |
Bert Large hides a heartbreaking secret that could jeopardize his relationship with son Al. Martin makes a house call to the Flint brothers and begins to harbour suspicions about their mother, who hasn’t been seen in years.

Aromatherapy |
There is concern that a local radio presenter (FELICITY MONTAGU) may have a drinking problem when she starts slurring her words and driving erratically. Meanwhile, Martin faces a sensitive situation with a smelly patient.

Always on My Mind |
When Helen Pratt (JEAN TREND) dies in the middle of an examination, her irate husband Phil (ROGER LLOYD PACK) accuses Martin of killing her. Pauline is set to realize her dream of joining the Portwenn lifeboat crew.

The Family Way |
Martin’s puzzlement at a visit from his parents (JOHN WOODVINE and CLAIRE BLOOM) turns to dismay when he learns the reason. School secretary Maureen Tracey receives startling news when she consults with Martin about her recent weight gain.

Doc Martin Season 2Out of the Woods |
Mark Mylow’s wedding plans are in jeopardy when he is bitten by a snake. Bert tries to spruce up Al’s new flat. Meanwhile, North Cornwall beaches are stormed by legions of poisonous fish.


Martin and Louisa hold a disastrous dinner party. The new nanny walks out, and Penhale is on a charm offensive to win friends.

Erotomania |
Julie tells PC Mylow that they’re going to have a baby, but that doesn’t square with medical test results. Danny asks Louisa to move in with him.

SPECIAL EPISODE: Doc Martin on the Edge – Part One |
Martin’s efforts to restart his relationship with schoolteacher Louisa Glasson are derailed by the sudden arrival of her father, Terry — a shady figure who’s hatching a larcenous scheme that could cause serious trouble for the good doctor.

SPECIAL EPISODE: Doc Martin on the Edge – Part Two |
Martin’s efforts to restart his relationship with schoolteacher Louisa Glasson are derailed by the sudden arrival of her father, Terry — a shady figure who’s hatching a larcenous scheme that could cause serious trouble for the good doctor.

Tick Tock |
Once again, Dr. Martin Ellingham is the centre of drama and lingering gossip as he runs to the aid of headmistress Louisa Glasson after seeing her faint at school. When school dinner lady Alison Lane brings her out-of-control daughter to him for medical assessment, Martin prescribes good parenting.

The Morning After |
Bert Large could be the man to put Portwenn on the culinary map but the new business adventure is fraught with problems and Doc Martin steps in after Louisa falls victim to food poisoning.


Ruth has a mystery admirer who unnerves her. Louisa is Bert’s least favourite person when one of her pupils pens a damning review of his restaurant in the school magazine.

Love Thy Neighbour |
An unconventional family of city slickers upset Louisa and the doctor when they crash their romantic dinner. Mrs. Averill has an innocent rash that turns out to be a symptom of tuberculosis. At first, Martin is baffled as to where she might have caught the disease, but when young Sam Oakwood also becomes ill, Martin uncovers the truth.

The GP Always Rings Twice |
Louisa is furious to discover she has a rival for the doctor’s affections: glamorous divorcee and hotel owner, Carrie.

Doc Martin Season 1“Breaking Up is Hard to Do” |
Martin and Louisa attempt a romantic date, but the clumsy doctor manages to ruin the night. Pauline’s gambling addiction is having disastrous repercussions.

“The Two of Us” |
Portwenn is buzzing with the news of the engagement of Dr. Martin and Louisa Glasson. Doc Martin discovers the cause of the aspergillosis outbreak.

“In Sickness and In Health” |
Doc Martin and Louisa’s wedding day preparations include a bridesmaid with an eye patch, a drunken vicar and a flooded reception hall.


Martin is coerced into taking James to playgroup, while Ruth is having problems with her new neighbour.

“Better the Devil” |
Determined to escape Portwenn and the wreckage of his relationship with Louisa, Martin sets out to conquer the blood phobia that ended his career. But his plans are complicated by the arrival of Dr. Edith Montgomery, his old girlfriend from his medical school days.

Doc Martin Season 2“Uneasy Lies the Head” |
Martin struggles to deal with news of Louisa’s pregnancy. Louisa goes for a checkup with Dr. Edith Montgomery and learns something shocking about Martin and Edith’s relationship in medical school.

“Perish Together as Fools” |
Martin is shocked to find Louisa and Aunt Joan knocking at his door before the surgery has opened. PC Joe Penhale’s older brother Sam comes to Portwenn, and Louisa moves in with an old man who wants to move to a nursing home, but Martin refuses his request. Al Large goes to lengths in order to convince Pauline that he’s good enough for her.

“Driving Mr. McLynn” |
The Doc is appalled to discover that pregnant Louisa is moving furniture, and further angered by her decision to interview for her old job as head teacher.

“The Departed” |
When one of the Doc’s patients dies, the man’s widow is convinced that her husband is trying to pass on a message from beyond the grave. Louisa takes her class on a trip to Aunty Joan’s farm, but when one of the boys misbehaves, Joan punishes him, apparently causing him to fall ill. Determined to conquer his phobia and return to a surgical position, the Doc tries therapy.


Mrs. Tishell returns to the village. Martin has to work out what is wrong with beachcomber Lorna. Al and Morwenna have an internet dating disaster, and romance is blossoming for Bert and Jennifer.

Doc Martin Season 2“Midwife Crisis” |
The Doc clashes with the new district midwife, whose insistence on natural methods puts Louisa’s health at risk. Bert takes a shine to a new employee at the restaurant, but her culinary preferences leave something to be desired. Edith tries to help the Doc secure a return to London.

“Do Not Disturb” |
Pauline finds out that the Doc is going to leave Portwenn, and starts a work-to-rule when she receives her somewhat terse reference. Bert organizes a baby shower for Louisa. When the Doc goes on a trip to a conference in London with Edith, he finds out what each wants from their relationship — and also that he can deal with blood again.

“The Wrong Goodbye” |
On the Doc’s last day in Portwenn, another of Bert’s money-making schemes goes wrong, causing Louisa to go into premature labour.

“Preserve the Romance” |
In the Series 5 premiere, the Doc is about to head home to London, with Louisa unsure as to where they stand.

“Dry Your Tears” |
Martin deals with an unexpected death, the demands of fatherhood, and the arrival of his Aunt Ruth.


Penhale spreads pandemonium throughout the village and Bert pops the question to Jennifer.

“Born With a Shotgun” |
Sleepless nights are taking their toll on Martin and Louisa. Shirley thinks her son is poisoning her, and the Doc has a new receptionist who relies on “magic pills” to do her job.

DocMartinS5_MartinBaby13_OP“Mother Knows Best” |
Louisa’s mum arrives in Portwenn unexpectedly, and both Louisa and Martin are less than pleased.

“Remember Me” |
PC Joe Penhale gets a visit from his amnesiac wife. Romance may be in the air for Louisa’s mother Eleanor, and Martin and Louisa are running out of time to name their baby.

“Don’t Let Go” | Watch online below through Sept. 1
PC Joe Penhale is desperate to keep Maggie and show her how he’s changed. Martin has to rescue a muddled Mr. Coley from a rooftop. And the tension between Louisa and Martin reaches a breaking point.

“Cats and Sharks” | Watch online through Sept. 2
Bert Large’s restaurant is in financial trouble, which puts him in danger and threatens the fundraiser for Florence Dingle’s cat sanctuary. Martin, preparing to leave Portwenn, shows little interest in planning his son’s christening.


Louisa has a terrible accident and is rushed to hospital. She has shocking news for Martin. Mike has a shady revelation from his past and Al’s business plan is dismissed by his dad.

“Even After” |
Mrs. Tishell’s crush on Dr. Martin takes a dramatic turn in this final episode of the season.


Louisa’s news is causing huge upheaval for her and Martin. Bert and Jennifer’s engagement party goes off with a bang, and Al is hailed for saving Caroline’s life.


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