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Death of a Detective[1] is the first episode of Series 3 of Death in Paradise.

A university reunion party that DI Richard Poole is attending is brought to an abrupt halt when one of the group is murdered with an ice pick.
With the case proving particularly sensitive, a new British detective, DI Humphrey Goodman, arrives on the island to help the team get to the bottom of the mysterious case. As the station's newest recruit with his own set of methods, will Humphrey be able to adjust to his new team and surroundings?
―BBC

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Detective Inspector Richard Poole is joined on Saint Marie by some of his old university friends who are there for a reunion. The party is brought to an abrupt halt when Richard himself is somehow brutally murdered with an ice pick in full view of the group . Richard's death leads to the arrival of Detective Inspector Humphrey Goodman, to help the team solve the murder. With his own set of methods, Humphrey has to adjust to his new environment and solve the clues left by Richard to his own murder.

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Death in Paradise
Series 3

Death of a Detective
The Wrong Man
An Artistic Murder
Ye of Little Faith
Political Suicide
The Early Bird
The Man With the Golden Gun
Rue Morgue

Series 1Series 2Series 3Series 4Series 5Series 6Series 7Series 8

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Referred to as "Old Times" by some broadcasting stations.
  2. BARB, 7 day data