Based on the characters created by Scots author A.J. Cronin, Doctor Finlay updates the popular series of the 1960s Doctor Finlays Casebook. Set in the 1940s, the series chronicles life in the town of Tannochbrae as people come to terms with post-war problems and Doctor Finlay prepares to cope with upheaval in his personal and professional life. Starring David Rintoul, Annette Crosbie, Jason Flemyng and Ian Bannen. Produced by STV Productions for ITV1 Series 4 Episode 1 Home Truths Dr Napier is intrigued by an ex-colonial couple recently returned from India who settle in Tannochbrae and refuse to have contact with their mysterious daughter. Series 4 Episode 2 All Jock Tamsons Bairns The medic temporarily hangs up his stethoscope to intervene in a confrontation between Irish farm labourers and irate locals who blame them for a typhus outbreak: resolving matters with a combination of tough talking and common sense. Series 4 Episode 3 Days of Grace Janets maternal instincts are aroused by the discovery of a day-old baby abandoned on the doorstep of Arden House. Series 4 Episode 4 A Simple Operation Dr Finlay stumbles across a murder while on a walking holiday. Series 4 Episode 5 Mercury A woman becomes convinced she has contracted syphilis from her husband, who indignantly claims hes never had an affair: raising suspicions that she is the one who has been unfaithful. Series 4 Episode 6 - The Life of Men A patients deathbed murder confession presents Dr Finlay with a crisis of conscience: should he keep a secret entrusted to him in strictest confidence or see to it that justice is done? Series 4 Episode 7 Still Waters Dr Cameron and Dr Finlay are given a frosty reception when called in to investigate an outbreak of unusual symptoms among the nuns of a convent in the Tannochbrae area. Series 4 Episode 8 - Snowblind A festive special of the Highland medical drama. Snowdrifts cut off Arden House on the night before Hogmanay, forcing Janet and the doctors to face a long evening huddled in front of a roaring fire. As the hours drag on, tempers wear thin: and a few old scores are settled before the crowing cock heralds the dawn.