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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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He has a way with people, especially when they're dead. See more »

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Crime | Mystery | Drama

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English

Release Date:

7 October 1998 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Coroner Da Vinci See more »

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Trivia

Before the show premiered in 1998 there was an ongoing mystery concerning the disappearance of dozens of Vancouver area prostitutes which did not stop until the arrest of a Port Coquitlam. B.C. pig farmer - Robert "Willy" Pickton - for multiple murder of some of these prostitutes. The three part opening episode was based on this mystery. See more »

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Dominic Da Vinci: I'll tell ya that, for free.
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a good show
12 January 2001 | by tovachanahSee all my reviews

i am becoming a fan of canadian tv. davinci's inquest is a good example of good tv. unlike american tv, which is more plot driven, canadian tv is more character driven. this show, shot in vancouver, is a good crime show. no violence but definate tension. and the good guys don't always win - more like real life. the great thing about this show is that out of the 3 stories in the episode i saw, only 1 was resolved. we see his frustration at not bieng able to resolve his workload and the toll it takes on his personal/emotional bieng. hopefully in future episodes we will see the resolution or at least see davinci working towards resolution as he takes on more work. coroners and police don't just work on one case. they work on several cases at once with new ones adding on.

anyone who is able to catch canadian tv should catch this show. it makes american tv fare pale in comparison


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