Let’s face it, it was never the happiest of marriages, was it?
This current series began with Martin and Louisa’s dismal wedding day and even more catastrophic honeymoon and it ends, fittingly, with Louisa about to take baby James to Spain for a well-earned break.
Her husband is so emotionally bunched up he can’t even muster the good manners for a proper goodbye, muttering something about his first patient having arrived instead.
But a long overdue confrontation with his dreadful mother prompts him to finally try and behave like a normal human being for once in his life.
The frantic last-minute dash to the airport has long been a reliable set-piece of film for TV dramas, but this is one race against time that has more at stake than simply a relationship.
Doc Martin may be colder than a prawn ring in an Iceland freezer cabinet, but this finale proves to be surprisingly touching.
Source: HERE at The Mirror