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Tonight's TV highlights: Midsomer Murders | Vacation, Vacation, Vacation | Superscrimpers: Waste Not Want Not | The Secret World Of Whitehall | Fringe | Chop Suey

Midsomer Murders | Vacation, Vacation, Vacation | Superscrimpers: Waste Not Want Not | The Secret World Of Whitehall | Fringe | Chop Suey

Midsomer Murders

8pm, ITV1

Edward Fox puts in a nice turn as one of an eccentric, elderly old couple with a mansion house full of old newspapers and murky secrets, but elsewhere this is typical Midsomer. Now joined by his wife, Barnaby continues to cultivate a Morse-lite relationship with DC Jones as they take another raft of murders in their stride. Meanwhile, the middle England fantasy appeal of the show is exacerbated by sideswipes at the social services, via one strawman caricature, and the excesses of the 1960s counterculture. Ethnic diversity abounds, however – seven minutes in, Barnaby mentions a local sushi bar. PC gone mad. David Stubbs

Vacation, Vacation, Vacation

8pm, Channel 4

With the bottom currently missing from the property market, Phil and Kirstie turn travel agents to keep their children in handmade shoes.

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