A spin-off from the long-running Inspector Morse series, Inspector Lewis (titled simply Lewis in the UK) stars Kevin Whately as Detective Inspector Robert "Robbie" Lewis of the Thames Valley Police based in Oxford. The series is set chronologically five years after the death of Inspector Morse.
Following the popularity of a 2006 made-for-television movie (now called the "pilot" for the series), the series has continued with 3-4 new episodes airing annually.
A note about the seasons DVDs: Season 1 contains the pilot episode plus the three episodes of Series 1 as it aired in the UK. Season 2 contains seven episodes, four from Series 2 in the UK and three from Series 3. Season 3 contains five episodes, the last from Series 3 and all four from Series 4. The US Season 4 DVD set is comprised of the UK Series 5 episodes and so on through the 8th and final season (9th series).
Season One (Pilot and Series One)
Original UK air dates: 01/29/2006 (pilot); 02/18/2007 to 03/04/2007..
Season Two (Series Two and Series Three: 3 episodes)
Original UK air dates: 02/24/2008 to 03/16/2008; 03/22/2009 to 04/05/2009.
Season Three (Series Three: 1 episode and Series Four)
Original UK air dates: 04/12/2009; 05/02/2010 to 05/30/2010. Original US air dates: 09/05/2010 to 09/26/2010..
Season Four (Series Five)
Original UK air dates: 04/03/2011 to 04/24/2011. Original US air dates: 09/04/2011; 09/18/2011 to 10/09/2011..
Season Five (Series Six)
Original UK air dates: 04/03/2011 to 04/24/2011.
Season Six (Series Seven)
Original UK air dates: 05/16/2012 to 06/06/2012.
Season Seven (Series Eight)
Original UK air dates: 01/07/2013 to 02/11/2013.
Season Eight (Series Nine)
Original UK air dates: 10/10/2014 to 11/14/2014.
The Complete Series