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DOC MARTIN: Season 8

Airs Fridays, March 8-April 26, 2019 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Martin Clunes as Dr. Martin Ellingham with Sigourney Weaver as Beth, in a sce...

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Above: Martin Clunes as Dr. Martin Ellingham with Sigourney Weaver as Beth, in a scene from Season 8 of DOC MARTIN.

New Season 9 Premieres May 2019!

The popular British drama DOC MARTIN is back for an eighth season as Dr. Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes) and his wife, Louisa (Caroline Catz) are back together in Portwenn with their infant son, James Henry.

However, family life proves to be stressful. Will Martin and Louisa be able to cope?

EPISODE GUIDE:

Episode 1: “Mysterious Ways” repeats Friday, March 8 at 9 p.m. - After successfully rekindling their relationship, Louisa and Martin are living together again, but Louisa finds herself juggling too many responsibilities at once. As Portwenn prepares for a wedding, Bert hopes to profit from the festivities.

DOC MARTIN: Season 8: Episode 1 Preview

The popular British drama DOC MARTIN is back for an eighth season as Dr. Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes) and his wife, Louisa (Caroline Catz) are back together in Portwenn with their infant son, James Henry. However, family life proves to be stressful. Will Martin and Louisa be able to cope?

Episode 2: “Sons And Lovers” repeats Friday, March 15 at 9 p.m. - With Janice's departure, Martin and Louisa need to find day care for James, and they settle on Portwenn Tots. Ruth considers selling her farm, and Al's stress level takes a toll on his body.

Guest star Art Malik (JEWEL IN THE CROWN; UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS).

DOC MARTIN: Season 8: Episode 2 Preview

Watch a preview from Season 8 Episode 2 "Sons And Lovers."

Episode 3: “Farewell, My Lovely” repeats Friday, March 22 9 p.m. - Louisa's stress is compounded when she must take a group of students on a sailing trip. Ruth's decision regarding the farm causes trouble for the Large family enterprises, and Morwenna and Al throw an event to launch Al's new business.

DOC MARTIN: Season 8: Episode 3 Preview

Watch a preview from Season 8 Episode 3 " Farewell, My Lovely."

Episode 4: “Faith” repeats Friday, March 29 9 p.m. - Morwenna's missionary parents pay her a surprise visit and are taken aback by her relationship with Al. As Louisa starts her new counseling course, Penhale investigates a break-in at the school, in which nothing was stolen.

Guest stars Kevin Doyle (DOWNTON ABBEY) and Rebecca Lacey (MONARCH OF THE GLEN).

DOC MARTIN: Season 8: Episode 4 Preview

Watch a preview from Season 8 Episode 4 "Faith."

Episode 5: “From The Mouths Of Babes…” repeats Friday, April 5 at 9 p.m. - With James teething, Martin and Louisa are desperate for more sleep. In an unusual display of mourning, Mrs. Tishell closes the pharmacy, inconveniencing everyone. Meanwhile, Al needs Bert's help to get the whisky business back on track.

Guest star Caroline Quentin (JONATHAN CREEK; MEN BEHAVING BADLY).

DOC MARTIN: Season 8: Episode 5 Preview

Watch a preview from Season 8 Episode 5 "From The Mouths of Babes."

Episode 6: “Accidental Hero” repeats Friday, April 12 at 9 p.m. - Penhale decides to have a police open house to raise community awareness, but the turnout is not what he hoped for. James goes through a biting phase, and Morwenna leaves the surgery for a weekend away with Al.

Guest star Caroline Quentin (JONATHAN CREEK; MEN BEHAVING BADLY).

DOC MARTIN: Season 8: Episode 6 Preview

Watch a preview from Season 8 Episode 6 "Accidental Hero."

Episode 7: “Blade On The Feather” repeats Friday, April 19 at 9 p.m. - Penhale and Morwenna participate in the annual gig race against another town. Louisa buys a new car, and Martin's blood phobia causes a disaster with a patient.

DOC MARTIN: Season 8: Episode 7 Preview

Watch a preview from Season 8 Episode 7 "Blade On The Feather."

Episode 8: “All My Trials” repeats Friday, April 26 at 9 p.m. - Martin stops practicing the week before his hearing, but patients continue to solicit his advice. An American tourist asks Mrs. Tishell for help, and Penhale commissions a bust of himself.

Guest star Sigourney Weaver ("Alien"; “Gorillas In the Mist”)

DOC MARTIN: Season 8: Episode 8 Preview

Watch a trailer from Season 8 Episode 8 "All My Trials."

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