Written by: Nick Houser
Date: September 7, 2016
In Doc Martin season 2, Martin Clunes returns as the abrasive and tactless Dr. Martin Ellingham, a successful London surgeon who begins working as a general practitioner in the seaside village of Portwenn after developing a problematic phobia of blood.
Old Dogs | Thursday, September 8 at 9pm
Dr. Martin Ellingham is still as clumsy as ever when it comes to forming relationships with the opposite sex. Just when things are beginning to look rosily romantic between him and pretty school teacher Louisa Glasson, he makes a terrible faux pas.
In Loco | Thursday, September 15 at 9pm
Louisa is nervously awaiting an interview for promotion to head teacher of Portwenn Primary School, and she’s anxious to make a good impression. But the odds seem to be stacked against her. Dr. Ellingham is on the board of governors, and she’s not sure she can count on his vote.
Blood is Thicker | Thursday, September 22 at 9pm
Bert Large has been hiding a heartbreaking secret from his son Al, which threatens to jeopardize their close relationship. His reluctance to produce his son’s birth certificate arouses Al’s suspicions.
Aromatherapy | Thursday, September 29 at 9pm
There’s concern in Portwenn that local radio presenter Caroline Bosman has a drinking problem. She’s been heard slurring her words during her broadcasts, and she’s been seen driving erratically. Her marriage is on the rocks because of her strange behavior.
Always on my Mind | Thursday, October 6 at 9pm
Irate husband Phil Pratt accuses Dr. Ellingham of killing his wife Helen when he comes to their house to treat her. Then a horrific accident on the farm leaves Mr. Pratt desperately needing the doctor to save his life.
The Family Way | Thursday, October 13 at 9pm
Dr. Ellingham’s parents, whom he hasn’t spoken to in seven years, make a surprise visit to Cornwall to stay with their son. He’s puzzled why they should turn up out of the blue to see him, but does his best to welcome them to his home, even though his father delights in sneering at his drop in status from surgeon to general practitioner.
Out of the Woods | Thursday, October 20 at 9pm
Mark Mylow intends to marry beautiful Julie Mitchell. For his stag night, Mark wants to camp out in the woods under the stars accompanied by his Best Man, Al Large, but it is not long before the two intrepid campers are lost in the woods. Then an adder bites Mark’s ankle and he suffers a potentially fatal allergic reaction.
Erotomania | Thursday, October 27 at 9pm
Graham Orchard, a Salvation Army member, arrives in Portwenn to try to trace a missing woman named Emma Lewis. Danny’s near death experience with a collapsed lung has made him appreciate how precious life is, and in particular how special his relationship with Louisa is to him. He wants Louisa to move in with him, but she is hesitant.