Broadchurch is a British serial crime drama television series broadcast on ITV for three series between 2013 and 2017. It was created by Chris Chibnall, who acted as an executive producer and wrote all 24 episodes, and produced by Kudos Film and Tel… more »

Dr. Martin Baxter:
You're the last person I expected a phone call from.

DI Alec Hardy:
You're the first friendly face I've seen in months.

Dr. Martin Baxter:
Well, If I'm the friendly face, god knows what the rest of them are like.

DI Alec Hardy:
Oh... you've no idea. It is another world.

Dr. Martin Baxter:
It's a bit cloak and dagger Alec, meeting out here? What's wrong with the office?

DI Alec Hardy:
Small town, everyone's eyes on ya. Don't like it.

Dr. Martin Baxter:
I erm... went through all the results you sent me.

DI Alec Hardy:

Dr. Martin Baxter:
It's not good Alec.

DI Alec Hardy:
[Hardy sighs] No...

Dr. Martin Baxter:
You've got to change all of this. No stress, no pressure, nothing that will cause unnecessary exertion.

DI Alec Hardy:
I can't.

Dr. Martin Baxter:
You have to. If you don't... you'll end up dead!

DI Alec Hardy:
[He growls distastefully] Ahh. You bloody doctors! Always do as I say you'll end up dead.

Dr. Martin Baxter:
I'm serious! Look... I'll make sure all the paperwork gets filled in, you can be invalided out.

DI Alec Hardy:
Not till I'm done here.

Dr. Martin Baxter:
You like it that much?

DI Alec Hardy:
No I hate it! I hate the air. I hate the sand. I hate the stupid people. I hate the way they work. I hate their bloody smiley bloody faces. I hate the never ending sky!

Dr. Martin Baxter:
Well, why be here at all?

DI Alec Hardy:
[long pause] It's penance.

Dr. Martin Baxter:
What? No, really?

DI Alec Hardy:

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