Murdoch Mysteries

Continuing Monday / 7:00pm CBC 44 min.
A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition. Based on the books by Maureen Jennings.

Season 17

10 Episodes

Murdoch investigates the shooting of a local construction company owner who was executed in a barbershop.
Jan 01 2024
Murdoch investigates the murder of a slum landlord found in Santa's toy sack at a department store Christmas parade.
Nov 27 2023
In the woods, Ogden, Hart, Effie and Louise encounter a troop of girl adventurers whose leader was killed by a madman.
Nov 20 2023
Days before a major horse race, Murdoch investigates the intentional killing of a champion horse favored to win.
Nov 13 2023
Odgen, Watts and Effie attend a health retreat run by a charismatic leader where a fellow guest dies mysteriously.
Nov 06 2023
After wishing on a mechanical soothsayer Ogden descends into a house of horrors where psychopath James Gillies is alive.
Oct 30 2023
Murdoch suspects the stabbing of a man at an oyster bar is linked to a former case involving harlots sold into marriage.
Oct 23 2023
When the suspect in the theft of the Mona Lisa is murdered, Murdoch's investigation leads to artist Emily Carr.
Oct 16 2023
Conflicted about exonerating a murderer to save their daughter, Murdoch and Ogden abduct the socialite to face justice.
Oct 09 2023
When Murdoch and Ogden are abducted, newly appointed Inspector Crabtree's first order of business is finding them.
Oct 02 2023

Season 16

24 Episodes

Disgusted by the new Inspector's tactics, Murdoch resigns and is privately enlisted to find a missing heiress.
Apr 10 2023
Murdoch's investigation of a constable's murder is hampered by interference from Brackenreid's zealous overreplacement.
Apr 03 2023
When a bride mysteriously collapses and dies before her wedding, Murdoch suspects she was poisoned by her perfume.
Mar 27 2023
When the director of Toronto's new symphony is murdered, Murdoch suspects jealous musicians are responsible.
Mar 20 2023
Nearly exonerated, Ogden is implicated in the warden's murder. Murdoch delves into the death of a fraternity pledge.
Mar 06 2023
To prove Ogden's innocence in the death of an alderman's wife, Murdoch pursues the politician with a vengeance.
Feb 27 2023
Murdoch investigates the murder of a respected art dealer who had a sideline selling illegal pornographic drawings.
Feb 20 2023
Murdoch suspects a sequential killer is targeting hobos and enlists Watts to go undercover at a hobo camp with Crabtree.
Feb 13 2023
Murdoch is asked by a former logging camp friend to exonerate him in a decades old murder.
Feb 06 2023
Murdoch suspects malfeasance and murder in the apparent drowning of a military recruit.
Jan 23 2023
Murdoch investigates the stabbing death of a doomsayer on the eve of Halley's Comet.
Jan 16 2023
Murdoch must prove Brackenreid's innocence when he's framed for murder by a vengeful foe.
Jan 09 2023
Higgins enlists Watts help after he messes up the courier delivery of a horse statue for some very dangerous thugs.
Jan 02 2023
D.O.A. 16x11
The sudden death of a key witness leaves Murdoch physically unsettled.
Nov 21 2022
As Murdoch investigates the murder of an elite athlete impaled by a javelin, Hart and Arthur plot her father's demise.
Nov 14 2022
Honeymooning in England, Crabtree and Effie find a dead hotel guest while Murdoch investigates an apparent suicide.
Nov 07 2022
Murdoch investigates the brutal on-camera murder of an actress during the filming of a movie about the clown killer.
Oct 31 2022
Hours before a clandestine visit by President Taft, Murdoch is entangled by Terence Meyers in an experiment gone wrong.
Oct 24 2022
While investigating a murder in a tight-lipped Mennonite colony, Murdoch and Ogden don plain clothing and go undercover.
Oct 17 2022
After a motorcycle enthusiast dies, Murdoch's investigation is aided by mechanics William Harley and Arthur Davidson.
Oct 10 2022
Murdoch investigates a man's murder outside a burlesque show performed by Crabtree's former paramour Nina Bloom.
Oct 03 2022
When a writer is murdered at a literary event, Rudyard Kipling and Lucy Maud Montgomery come under Murdoch's scrutiny.
Sep 26 2022
Murdoch suspects Hart is lying about her father's death. Brackenreid leads a PI to Watts endangering both their futures.
Sep 19 2022
Crabtree bails on his marriage plans after a prophecy. Murdoch investigates the bizarre murder of two gravediggers.
Sep 12 2022

Season 15

24 Episodes

With his family in hiding, Murdoch tries to discover who is behind attempts on their lives.
Apr 11 2022
When a man resembling Murdoch is shot, he must find the killer before the killer finds him.
Apr 04 2022
When Crabtree's mentally deranged kidnapper, Amelia, turns herself in, he braces for trouble.
Mar 28 2022
Murdoch investigates the murder of a musician whose death was narrated in a blues song.
Mar 21 2022
Murdoch investigates after a murder is transmitted over James Pendrick's new invention.
Mar 14 2022
Murdoch suspects someone in a vagrant encampment robbed and killed a young woman.
Mar 07 2022
Murdoch investigates when a Japanese spy is found dead in a Korean family's cellar.
Feb 28 2022
Violet Hart investigates when a protester dies at an event for Black people's rights.
Feb 21 2022
A charity basketball tournament turns dour for Murdoch and his colleagues when a friend of the game's inventor is murdered.
Jan 31 2022
Murdoch's son Harry is visiting from boarding school when he and Ogden are abducted by a nefarious, vengeful foe.
Jan 24 2022
Murdoch arrests a man for trying to kill a woman he claims is a witch only to have him die mysteriously in custody.
Jan 17 2022
Murdoch investigates a death threat against Sigmund Freud and gets an unwelcome analysis.
Jan 10 2022
Murdoch investigates the suspicious death of a stage manager after a going away party for Mary Pickford.
Jan 03 2022
Murdoch and company's Christmas at an idyllic country estate turns potentially deadly.
Nov 29 2021
Murdoch suspects the murder of a nasty, satirical cartoonist has links to city politics.
Nov 22 2021
Murdoch investigates when Higgins goes missing searching for his kidnapped sister-in-law..
Nov 15 2021
While investigating a stabbing, Murdoch and Brackenreid inadvertently discover spy Terrence Meyers� hidden civilian life.
Nov 08 2021
To solve an inmate's murder, Murdoch sends Ogden undercover at a woman's reformatory.
Nov 01 2021
At Halloween, Murdoch pursues a killer dressed as a clown who is terrorizing young couples.
Oct 25 2021
Murdoch investigates the murder of a ladies man and Crabtree's aunt is the prime suspect.
Oct 18 2021
When their train derails, Ogden and Brackenreid suspect it was sabotage to hide a murder.
Oct 11 2021
Manhunt 15x03
Murdoch pursues former Inspector Giles after he escapes from prison to vindicate a murderer.
Oct 04 2021
To save his former lover and son, Murdoch makes a risky deal with a Black Hand henchman.
Sep 27 2021
Murdoch searches for Anna Fulford and her son in Montreal, as their lives are in danger.
Sep 13 2021

Season 14

11 Episodes

Reeling from a personal revelation, Murdoch seeks to avenge the murder of Anna Fulford.
Mar 15 2021
The brutal murder of a woman from Murdoch's past complicates his life.
Mar 08 2021
Murdoch's investigation of a murder at an opium den intersects with Brackenreid's pursuit of Nomi's missing friend.
Mar 01 2021
Murdoch investigates a murder at the Newsome Estate, which has declared itself a nation.
Feb 22 2021
Murdoch, Julia, Brackenreid, and George are lured into a deadly trap by an unknown adversary.
Feb 15 2021
Murdoch investigates the death of a harlot who was promised in a marriage transaction.
Feb 08 2021
Murdoch and Ogden's weekend at a country inn goes awry when a guest is murdered.
Feb 01 2021
A part time university student is found dead with electrical burns on the head and two newly arrived American psychology professors with a penchant for unusual experiments may be responsible.
Jan 25 2021
Murdoch learns from Terence Meyers that James Pendrick has been abducted and the inventor's life is in danger.
Jan 18 2021
Brackenreid learns his son is wanted for murder and refuses Murdoch's help with the case.
Jan 11 2021
A vaudeville comic's death leads Murdoch to suspect Charlie Chaplin was the target.
Jan 04 2021

Season 13

18 Episodes

After a colleague is murdered, Murdoch is convinced Violet Hart is involved.
Mar 02 2020
Murdoch suspects a colleague has ties to a murder. Ogden flirts with danger. Crabtree meets an intense fan.
Feb 24 2020
Ogden and Effie try to untangle the death of a hair salon owner that occurred outside Murdoch�s jurisdiction.
Feb 17 2020
Murdoch and Ogden are named as accomplices when Terrence Meyers faces charges of treason.
Feb 10 2020
Murdoch and Ogden discover rival gangs within the jail during an investigation of a prison inmate�s suspicious suicide.
Feb 03 2020
Suspicions fall on Murdoch when his unpleasant neighbor is murdered.
Jan 27 2020
Fox Hunt 13x12
When a body is found during a fox hunt, Murdoch and Brackenreid suspect a group that is opposed to the sport is responsible.
Jan 20 2020
Murdoch investigates the disappearances of Nikola Tesla and Marie Curie from a conference of 20th century innovators.
Jan 13 2020
When a whiskey baron and his family are murdered, Murdoch puts Parker in the cells with a hit man to see who hired him.
Jan 06 2020
After a young woman is critically injured from a fall, Murdoch and Ogden suspect her family had a hand in it.
Nov 25 2019
An actor is killed during a play featuring John Brackenreid and attended by Murdoch, Ogden, Crabtree and John�s parents.
Nov 18 2019
While moonlighting as a cab driver, Higgins finds a dead passenger in the backseat.
Nov 11 2019
When a stamp enthusiast is murdered, Murdoch wonders if the murder is linked to the man�s stamp collection or his collection of lovers.
Nov 04 2019
An adventure in the woods turns scary when Murdoch, Ogden, Higgins and Ruth are stalked by a beast that killed two men.
Oct 28 2019
A death at an investment event leads Crabtree to the father he never knew and Murdoch to suspect he may be culpable.
Oct 14 2019
Murdoch investigates the bizarre murder of a young woman who disappeared a decade earlier yet somehow hasn�t aged a day.
Sep 30 2019
When a dockworker is shot, Murdoch pursues an elusive witness and learns anti-union thugs may be involved.
Sep 23 2019
Murdoch investigates an explosion at a suffrage rally attended by Dr. Talbot and Julia, after a man dies.
Sep 16 2019

Season 12

18 Episodes

Murdoch suspects John is being framed for murder by Inspector McWorthy and Brackenreid goes after the corrupt copper.
Mar 04 2019
As Murdoch seeks a promotion, a constable is shot in a botched raid on an opium den led by Watts.
Feb 25 2019
After the release of Murdoch and Ogden's book, a series of copycat murders begin to take place.
Feb 18 2019
When a man is electrocuted during a typing contest with Crabtree and Louise Cherry, Murdoch suspects the reporter was the intended target.
Feb 11 2019
Murdoch investigates an apparent arson death, and reveals a personal history in the process.
Feb 04 2019
Inventor Nikola Tesla assists Murdoch in an investigation into the death of a man experimenting with invisibility.
Jan 28 2019
Murdoch�s distressing childhood memories are evoked while investigating the death of an orphan under the care of the same Jesuit priest who taught him.
Jan 21 2019
Crabtree and John are transporting a convicted axe murderer to prison when she escapes to exact revenge on those who testified against her.
Jan 14 2019
Murdoch helps an Italian detective recover a shipload of stolen antiquities and Brackenreid contemplates leaving.
Jan 07 2019
When Brackenreid leaves Toronto to help an old friend find a missing woman, he learns he�s a lot closer to the case than he thought.
Nov 26 2018
When a wealthy high society couple is found drowned in their pool in an apparent double suicide, Murdoch suspects murder.
Nov 12 2018
When Watts kills a man in self-defense and Murdoch uncovers the victim�s criminal past, questions surround Watts� story.
Nov 05 2018
Murdoch investigates an astronomical phenomenon with a strange impact on his colleagues� behaviour and dire implications for Toronto.
Oct 29 2018
When Murdoch impersonates a dead diplomat to save a treaty, political and sexual intrigue complicate matters.
Oct 22 2018
After anti-immigrant laws lead to the arrests of Greek men, Brackenreid regrets releasing his carpenter when he�s suspected of murder.
Oct 15 2018
When Murdoch, Ogden, Crabtree, and Brackenreid attend Higgins� and Ruth Newsome�s wedding, a guest repeatedly tries to kill the groom.
Oct 08 2018
Ogden enlists Murdoch to investigate possible sabotage in the operating room after a patient dies during a routine medical procedure.
Oct 01 2018
After being designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Murdoch and Ogden�s house is rocked by an explosion that claims a man�s life.
Sep 24 2018

Season 11

18 Episodes

Murdoch helps a man look for his missing wife; Crabtree contemplates his relationship; the team from Station House No. 4 work a murder case.
Mar 19 2018
Murdoch and Ogden put personal matters aside when Nate Desmond is charged with murder.
Mar 12 2018
Murdoch and Brackenreid send Crabtree undercover at a chess tournament to unravel the murder of a Russian master.
Mar 05 2018
As Murdoch investigates a murder with connections to vaudeville entertainers Harry and Al Jolson, Watts unravels a mystery about his own family.
Feb 26 2018
When Theodore Roosevelt sneaks into Canada for a hunting trip, Murdoch discovers the American President is the quarry.
Feb 05 2018
After the judge of a cooking contest is poisoned, Murdoch realizes other competitors also tasted the tainted ingredient - including Crabtree and Margaret Brackenreid.
Jan 29 2018
Mary Wept 11x12
Murdoch investigates when a statue of the Virgin Mary gifted to his church begins miraculously weeping.
Jan 22 2018
When a player dies violently on the cricket pitch, Murdoch and Brackenreid encounter some unsportsmanlike behaviour.
Jan 15 2018
Murdoch investigates a man's bizarre death, which may have been caused by a high-speed travel device.
Jan 08 2018
After obituaries are published in advance of two men's deaths, Murdoch discovers more intended victims, including a member of Station House No. 4.
Dec 11 2017
To investigate an artist's murder, Brackenreid picks up his paintbrush again and attracts a wealthy patron's very personal attention.
Dec 04 2017
When a man suffers life-threatening injuries in a motorcar collision, Murdoch's investigation reveals sinister motives and a case that must be solved before the victim dies.
Nov 13 2017
Crabtree and Constable John Brackenreid go undercover at a prestigious boys' school to break up a gambling ring and uncover murder.
Nov 06 2017
A spate of murders staged as suicides leads Murdoch to suspect a sequential killer targeting the elderly.
Oct 23 2017
Murdoch investigates a surgeon whose cutting-edge organ transplants wreak medical havoc and run afoul of Mary Baker Eddy and The Christian Science movement.
Oct 16 2017
A recording device made by Alexander Graham Bell helps Murdoch's investigation into a murder at a dinner honouring Helen Keller.
Oct 09 2017
After a wine connoisseur is poisoned, Murdoch and Watts uncork fraud and a fledgling industry.
Oct 02 2017
A jailed Murdoch must prove his innocence amid police and government corruption after the constables are ambushed, Ogden is kidnapped, and Brackenreid goes missing.
Sep 25 2017

Season 10

18 Episodes

When a burlesque dancer asks Murdoch for help, the Station House No. 4 team find themselves embroiled in a conspiracy and unforeseen danger.
Mar 20 2017
Murdoch's investigation into the death of a roller-skating champion takes him into a world of aggressive and ruthlessly competitive young women.
Mar 13 2017
The discovery of a young girl's body and some grotesque sketches leads Murdoch to suspect a gang of death-obsessed teenagers - which includes a young H.P. Lovecraft.
Feb 27 2017
An explosion involving the mysterious woman Watts has been investigating leads Murdoch to a surreptitious community.
Feb 20 2017
Murdoch devises a mysterious tonic that restores youthful vitality, but his pursuit of a partnership alarms Crabtree.
Feb 13 2017
When Murdoch and Ogden use their riverside property as a burial ground to study human decomposition, they dig up more than they imagined.
Feb 06 2017
A man claims to be the wealthy heir of a child who was kidnapped twenty years ago.
Jan 23 2017
While investigating the death of a championship show dog, Murdoch discovers a hidden affection for canine companions.
Jan 16 2017
Murdoch and Ogden contend with a killer who claims he's possessed by the devil.
Jan 09 2017
Murdoch tries to capture a costumed criminal, who has begun to murder.
Dec 05 2016
Murdoch and Crabtree pretend that a witness is still alive in a ploy to catch a killer.
Nov 28 2016
Murdoch suspects a connection between dead men found with lipstick smudges on their faces and Crabtree's burlesque dancer sweetheart.
Nov 21 2016
As Murdoch investigates the strange death of a footballer, Brackenreid gets caught up in the team's run for the Olympics.
Nov 14 2016
Murdoch and Ogden investigate the poisoning of a philandering businessman; Rebecca James has suspicions about a fellow medical student�s suicide.
Nov 07 2016
When a murder case is reopened, Murdoch and Ogden must confront the possibility that they sent the wrong man to prison.
Oct 31 2016
After Murdoch discovers his childhood friend turned private investigator, Freddie Pink, might be implicated in a murder, he enlists his latest invention to find the truth.
Oct 24 2016
A massive fire consumes Toronto, complicating Murdoch's investigation into the murders of two young women.
Oct 17 2016
Murdoch suspects that rivals for a wealthy bachelor's affections may be responsible for a debutante's murder.
Oct 10 2016

Season 9

18 Episodes

Murdoch and Ogden's lives are threatened by the return of a dangerous adversary.
Mar 21 2016
After a man is shot during a burlesque performance at the infamous Star Room, Murdoch, Ogden and Brackenreid are surprised to discover a familiar face in the audience.
Mar 14 2016
Murdoch and Brackenreid unwittingly put their careers at risk when they investigate high-level police corruption.
Mar 07 2016
When a reporter investigating conditions at a workhouse is murdered, Murdoch goes undercover to investigate.
Feb 29 2016
Murdoch and the team investigate a grisly murder linked to a feral young woman.
Feb 22 2016
Murdoch is pressured by the new Chief Constable to make an expedient arrest in the murder of a white man at a black church.
Feb 08 2016
The electrocution of an elderly groom leads Murdoch to suspect a black widow, while Crabtree meets Lucy Maud Montgomery at a writing class.
Feb 01 2016
While investigating a golfer's murder, Murdoch becomes obsessed with the game.
Jan 25 2016
Murdoch believes that an Arctic explorer is withholding information about a crew member's death.
Jan 18 2016
While applying for a loan to build his dream home for Ogden, Murdoch finds himself in the midst of a bank heist that puts his reputation at risk.
Jan 11 2016
After a student dies mysteriously in a professor's opium den, Crabtree helps Ogden and Rebecca James investigate in the morgue.
Nov 30 2015
When a childhood friend from wilderness camp alerts Murdoch to imminent danger, they travel to Algonquin Park to investigate a 30-year-old murder.
Nov 23 2015
Murdoch investigates the poisoning of an anti-prohibition politician while Margaret Brackenreid hosts a visit from radical temperance advocate Carrie Nation.
Nov 16 2015
Murdoch's investigation into a secret space program that could incite war between the U.S. and Canada leads him to an old friend. Get ready for one of the most extraordinary episodes of Murdoch Mysteries ever.
Nov 09 2015
When statues made from the bodies of naked women are discovered, Murdoch suspects a serial killer who knew the victims.
Nov 02 2015
It is the eve of Dr Grace's departure for England, when a young suffragette is murdered. Murdoch is called to investigate.
Oct 26 2015
Murdoch and his colleagues must protect the safety of author Mark Twain after he stirs up controversy during a speaking engagement in Toronto.
Oct 12 2015
While Crabtree serves time for the murder of his sweetheart's husband, Murdoch investigates an inmate stabbing that may be connected to the case.
Oct 05 2015

Season 8

18 Episodes

During a hunt for a killer who collects macabre trophies, Murdoch becomes a target.
Mar 30 2015
Julia and her colleagues are going to vote for a female candidate so the rights of women will be accomplished.
Mar 23 2015
Crabtree investigates the death of a wrestler and uncovers deception and fraud.
Mar 16 2015
Murdoch is reunited with his childhood mentor while investigation a murder in a church.
Feb 23 2015
Working with Brackenreid�s nephew, Murdoch and the team discover a murdered woman may be connected to a gang of female jewel thieves
Feb 16 2015
Dr. Ogden's life is threatened by a group of deeply troubled and violent inmates at the asylum, including Eva Pearce, Mrs. Lynd and Rose Maxwell.
Feb 09 2015
Murdoch discovers that fashion is murder when a model is killed during a protest at a designer corset show.
Jan 26 2015
Murdoch and Crabtree follow the silver boom to Northern Ontario to investigate the murder of a land surveyor.
Jan 19 2015
Murdoch and Crabtree discover that a mysterious temple may house ancient treasure - and deadly consequences for anyone who dares to hunt for it.
Jan 12 2015
A vaudeville comedian ends up murdered, prompting Crabtree and Higgins to go undercover to investigate the other performers.
Dec 08 2014
A man's electrocution leads Murdoch back to talking to Thomas Edison.
Dec 01 2014
The skeleton of a murdered police officer is found in a station house basement, prompting Murdoch to question his own colleagues.
Nov 24 2014
Murdoch discovers he�s being followed by a group of detective admirers, while Ogden�s work with the suffragette movement leads her to consider a run for political office.
Nov 17 2014
During their honeymoon in New York, Murdoch and Ogden uncover a deadly conspiracy threatening U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt, while Brackenreid and Dr. Grace investigate a murder by motorcar back in Toronto.
Nov 10 2014
Murdoch and Ogden intervene in the trial of a woman who has been accused of murdering her husband. The pair's nuptials approach.
Nov 03 2014
Murdoch and legendary lawman Bat Masterson unite to hunt for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid.
Oct 20 2014
Murdoch and the force have to confront more violence on the waterfront as they try and bring Brackenreid's attackers to justice. Dr. Ogden and Dr. Grace go head to head in court.
Oct 13 2014
Murdoch believes that the brutal murder of a waterfront merchant could be linked to the shocking assault on Inspector Brackenreid.
Oct 06 2014

Season 7

18 Episodes

When Julia Ogden's father passes away, she uncovers an unexpected truth behind his death - and his life. Meanwhile, Brackenreid must take over for Murdoch in the investigation of a murder amongst a group of geniuses.
Apr 07 2014
A local industrialist is tied to the top of a telephone pole with a noise-activated bomb strapped to his chest. While Murdoch and his colleagues deal with the dilemma, Mayor Clarkson orders nearby businesses to be shut down to minimise sound pollution. However, the politician finds himself the criminal's next target.
Mar 31 2014
When a Chinese dignitary visiting Toronto is poisoned, Crabtree teams up with the prime suspect � who he believes to be innocent � in order to track down the real killer.
Mar 24 2014
The assassination of U.S. President McKinley in Buffalo prompts a roundup of Canada�s anarchists, landing Murdoch in the middle of a web of international espionage and intrigue.
Mar 10 2014
Julia and Emily go to a bachelorette party; Murdoch and the boys get involved in a high stakes curling match.
Mar 03 2014
Murdoch orchestrates an elaborate sting when a past suspect returns with a deadly con.
Jan 27 2014
After a dying man confesses a murder in what appears to be an open and shut case, Murdoch finds a body but suspects the real killer might still be alive.
Jan 20 2014
Murdoch investigates a rash of tunneling robberies that Crabtree is convinced were perpetrated by a species of mole people.
Jan 13 2014
Detective Murdoch investigates the murder of Nathan Peters, a jazz musician and renowned band-leader, who was found dead at the docks. His group, the Jubilee Singers, was performing nearby and his wife had already reported him missing. Dr. Emily Grace determines that he died in the early hours of the morning from a blow to the head causing a subdural hemorrhage. The evidence in the case begins to point to one of the Jubilee Singers as the perpetrator. Much to George Crabtree's chagrin, Emily seems to have taken an interest in the roguish Leslie Garland. Julia meanwhile feels that a huge weight has been taken off her shoulders now that James Gillian is dead.
Jan 06 2014
Detective Murdoch, Inspector Brackenreid, Dr. Ogden and several others are transporting serial killer James Gillies to the prison in Kingston, Ontario where he is scheduled to be executed the next day. It creates a bit of a stir among the passengers when they learn who is being transported. Among them are Aaron Rauls, a late arrival on the train and Nathaniel Henry. Both come under suspicion when the police find a dead man, Dennis Bolton who was released from the Don jail just a week ago. There's no direct connection between Bolton and Gillies but both were in the same jail at the same time. As tensions rise, it becomes evident that Gillies has arranged for several ex-convicts to be on the train - all part of his plan to escape.
Dec 02 2013
Detective Murdoch investigates the death of Peter Farrelly who had a loud altercation with someone the night before his body was found. Dr. Grace determines he was beaten to death. She also found chloral hydrate in his system - a bottle of which they found in the victim's luggage. They believe both the victim and his killer are from Newfoundland and so Murdoch and Crabtree head off to St. John's in the hopes of finding the suspected killer Ezekiel Farrelly. Crabtree was actually raised in St. John's by several aunts who, it turns out, have an interesting occupation. The solution to murder lies with finding an old pirate treasure map.
Nov 25 2013
Detective Murdoch investigates the death of Katie Buchanan who is found dead at the beach, on a hot summer's day, by her friend Elaine Lawson. Both were entrants in a beauty pageant known as the Miss Purity competition, to select the new face of Alexander soap. Dr. Ogden, who is spending her day off at the beach finds what appears to be a large animal bite on the woman's torso. Katie's boyfriend, James Bennett, had recently left her for another competitor, Marie Nicholson and becomes the prime suspect. Inspector Brackenreid however is certain he saw a monster in Lake Ontario and Murdoch is skeptical until he too sees a creature in the water. Constable Crabtree is dismissive of any suggestion that there might be a monster in the water and pursues a more realistic line of inquiry.
Nov 18 2013
Detective Murdoch investigates the death of Sarah Bosen who apparently threw herself from her hospital room window and breaking her neck in the fall. Sarah was being treated by Julia Ogden for arachnophobia and had been making some progress in overcoming her fears. Murdoch however finds a dead spider in her room. The three remaining members of the treatment group begin to have their doubts about their therapy. Julia's colleague, Dr. Charles Linden, thinks her therapy is a waste of time and as far as he is concerned, Sarah's death proves him correct. He launches a formal complaint to have her research terminated. When her other patients are forced to face their phobias, Murdoch concludes that someone is trying to kill her patients. Meanwhile, Crabtree tries to save his pet spider from Dr. Grace's experiments and Dr. Ogden helps Murdoch overcome his own irrational fear.
Nov 04 2013
Detective Murdoch investigates the death of Emily Fuller whose body is found on the riverbank. They trace her to her home where her husband Jeremiah is completely impassive. The dead woman's daughter Betty says her father has been like this since he had been away recently for a few days. Dr. Grace determines that the Emily did not drown, as they had initially suspected, but was strangled by someone with a very large hand. Constable Crabtree thinks he knows what's happened after he finds that Jeremiah is officially dead - he's now a Haitian zombie, risen from the dead. After Dr. Grace finds that a second victim's brain has been operated on, Murdoch thinks he knows who they are dealing with.
Oct 28 2013
Murdoch finds his investigation into a nanny's disappearance assisted by the man who considers himself the real Sherlock Holmes.
Oct 21 2013
Detective Murdoch and many others attend a special showing of a film that will also include sound. The man behind the scheme is James Pendrick and his main competitor, Thomas Edison, is also present for the showing. The film includes a scene where a shot is fired but when the lights come up, one of the patrons, Pendrick's principal investor, has been shot in the head.
Oct 14 2013
Detective Murdoch investigates the sudden death of bicycle racer Joe Fenton. Murdoch was himself a participant in the race trying out his newfangled gear shifting device but Fenton was the favorite having won several recent races. Fenton's manager, Chippy Blackburn, was seen giving him a potion and they suspect he may be may be fixing races. Dr. Grace however is having considerable difficulty finding a cause of death and with Dr. Ogden's assistance performs her first brain bisection.
Oct 07 2013
Detective Murdoch and Inspector Brackenreid are aboard the SS Keewatin after the owner, Clarence MacFarlane, receives what he believes is a threat. The Keewatin is about to depart from Toronto on its maiden voyage destined for Rochester, N.Y. and Murdoch thinks they should stay on board, especially after he sees that Julia is one of the invited guests. Their presence proves useful after MacFarlane's daughter Amy, who is engaged to her father's chief financial officer Owen Mathers, falls overboard and is nowhere to be found. As Murdoch investigates he finds there is a real threat against the Keewatin and the true facts behind Amy's disappearance.
Sep 30 2013

Season 6

13 Episodes

With his colleague sentenced to hang for murder, Detective Murdoch races to exonerate them and steps into a trap set by the real killer.
Apr 15 2013
Detective Murdoch and his methods are compromised when one of his colleagues is implicated in a suspicious murder.
Apr 08 2013
A delusional woman is the prime suspect in the stabbing of her fiance.
Mar 25 2013
Murdoch investigates multiple drownings of single, career-oriented women.
Mar 18 2013
A murder investigation is hindered by an uncooperative witness.
Mar 11 2013
Murdoch investigates the murder of an Eaton's department store manager who was disliked by the shop girls.
Mar 04 2013
While investigating the death of a politician, rumored to have been killed by a vengeful ghost, Crabtree's theories of the paranormal conflict with Murdoch's scientific beliefs.
Feb 25 2013
A toxic gas will be released into the city of Toronto, unless Murdoch can find a way to stop it.
Feb 11 2013
Murdoch enlists some revealing detective work while investigating a murder at a nudist community.
Feb 04 2013
A man claiming to be Sherlock Holmes is the prime suspect in a murderous gang of armed robbers.
Jan 28 2013
Murdoch films a street corner to catch a killer.
Jan 21 2013
Detective Murdoch suspects a soldier after a veteran is slain by a sword.
Jan 14 2013
Murdoch investigates the crash of a flying machine that killed a man, uncovering conspiracy and sabotage.
Jan 07 2013

Season 5

13 Episodes

Murdoch investigates the claims of a man who says his time travels to the future provided him with information that allowed him to stop crimes, while the New Year's Eve Policeman's Ball offers exciting personal possibilities for the 20th century.
May 22 2012
Detective Murdoch's investigation into the murder of a member of the Toronto Wellingtons hockey team takes him to Ottawa.
May 15 2012
Detective Murdoch is taunted by a deranged criminal who leaves talking dolls with macabre personal messages at each crime scene.
May 08 2012
After a high stakes card game involving Dr. Grace ends with the death of a player, Murdoch is shocked to learn the true cost of their wagers is the opportunity to die.
May 01 2012
After a ruthless inventor is killed at a convention, Murdoch's investigation is assisted by his idol, Alexander Graham Bell.
Apr 24 2012
After saving his lover Anna from the Black Hand, Detective Murdoch bargains for her life. During his investigation into the murder of a shy librarian with a secret life, he encounters another young woman behaving seductively.
Apr 17 2012
Detective Murdoch's investigation into the disappearance of a quiet librarian leads to a reunion with former love Anna Fulford and the discovery of a seamy underworld.
Apr 10 2012
Detective Murdoch suspects the ambitious inventor of an electric vehicle murdered an associate who stood in the way of his plans to compete with Henry Ford.
Apr 03 2012
With the close assistance of opera-loving Inspector Brackenreid, Detective Murdoch investigates the murder of a young opera singer acting as the understudy for a tempestuous diva.
Mar 27 2012
While investigating an explosion, Detective Murdoch infiltrates an anarchist group lead by American labour organizer, Emma Goldman.
Mar 20 2012
When Detective Murdoch investigates a series of deaths linked to an exhibition of Egyptian antiquities, Constable Crabtree is convinced a Mummy's curse is to blame.
Mar 13 2012
Detective Murdoch must tread carefully when he pursues a Catholic suspect in the murder of an Alderman, killed during the attempted assassination of the city's Protestant Mayor.
Mar 06 2012
Murdoch joins the Gold Rush in the Yukon and meets radical author Jack London.
Feb 28 2012

Season 4

13 Episodes

When a man is found murdered at a costume party held in honour of the late Lewis Carroll, all clues point to a man dressed as the Mad Hatter. It seems obvious that this is the killer? This is not welcomed news as this part was played by Murdoch himself. Murdoch becomes the Alice In Wonderland prime murder suspect and it�s up to his team to prove their favourite detective is not the killer � or can we be sure of that?
May 10 2011
The Toronto Bank is thrown into chaos when a masked man bursts through the door and fires two shots into the ceiling. The robber gets the tellers to fill his bag. When he finishes he kisses a teller on the lips and escapes into the street. The Kissing Bandit has struck a third bank and so Murdoch is put on the case. During each robbery the bandit kisses one teller before fleeing, and takes such little money that it hardly seems worth the risk, and then the stolen cash is distributed to local charities. Who is this modern day Robin Hood?
May 03 2011
When a young teenage girl collapses and dies in her nightgown at the fountain at The Gordon Academy for Young Women, Ogden and Murdoch are called in to investigate. Why had she snuck out? She had lost a lot of blood, but only a trickle was there when they found her? And who is the mysterious lone figure that seems to haunt the school at night? The schoolgirl witnesses tell tales of trances and beautiful pale-skinned young men, and soon people begin to believe that vampirism is behind the murder...
Apr 26 2011
Voices 4x10
As the sisters of the Immaculate Conception prepare to put the coffin of elderly Sister Ignatius into her final resting place in the convent�s cemetery, a young novitiate peers into the dug grave and sees something poking out of the dirt � a human hand. Murdoch is called to the scene and his constables lift the bloodied body of the convent�s gardener out of the grave. But a dead body is not the only surprise the convent holds.
Apr 19 2011
When Murdoch is called to the scene of a murder Joe Prestia, a handsome thirty-something, he discovers that he once had a relationship with the victim�s beautiful fianc�e, Anna Fulford. Dr. Ogden discovers evidence suggesting Joe was the victim of a skilled assassin. Anna has no idea who would have wanted to kill Joe. Matters take a frightening turn when the assassin makes an attempt on Anna�s life. Why would anyone want Anna dead too? Murdoch�s investigation reveals that the murdered man had a much darker past than anyone knew.
Apr 12 2011
A young switchboard operator, overhears a murder over the telephone lines and reports it to Station House #4. When Murdoch traces the address, no one is home and there�s no body. But Murdoch is suspicious of the particularly clean room and instructs Crabtree to fetch his murder bag. This is a crime scene.
Apr 05 2011
The murdered body of an elderly drifter is found near the docks with a whiskey flask clenched in his hands. It looks at first like another drunk has met an unkind fate. But, when Ogden determines the victim had the liver of a teetotaler, Murdoch inspects the whiskey flask and finds a secret compartment containing what appears to be part of a coded message. The case takes an even stranger turn when a man identifying himself as the dead man�s son comes to the morgue to claim his body. Investigations lead to political conspiracies being uncovered and a far bigger case is on their hands than first expected.
Mar 29 2011
Murdoch makes a surprising discovery at a dolls house fair; in one of the houses the artist has placed a hand firing a gun. This is no ordinary model - it�s a crime scene. Murdoch finds the creator of the streetscape, an autistic 19-year-old, Lydia, who communicates best through model building. No one has reported a murder yet, but using the model�s intricate clues left by Lydia, Murdoch discovers that someone indeed has been killed � but what happened and why? Someone is far from happy by his investigations and things begin to get even more sinister in the neighbourhood.
Mar 22 2011
Murdoch is making no progress on a case involving a young French woman who had arrived in Toronto to visit her sister, and then vanished without a trace. The case is further complicated when Murdoch arrests a dashing young Frenchman breaking into a suspect�s apartment, only to learn that he is a detective who has been hired by the disappeared woman�s father.
Mar 15 2011
When the master of a wealthy household, is found face down in his morning porridge, it would seem that Murdoch has entered into a conventional drawing room mystery. The characters are all there: The murdered Percival, his aggrieved wife and two very different sons. But whereas most drawing room mysteries revolve around the affairs of the upper class, Murdoch learns that the heart of this mystery lies in the servant�s hall below the stairs, where there�s a mix of unsettled emotions and grudges to bear.
Mar 08 2011
Despite an unsolved break-in at the station house, Murdoch announces he�s taking a vacation. His holiday turns out to be a trip in response to a telegram from Dr. Ogden requesting his help in Buffalo to solve what she thinks is a murder at The Children�s Hospital. Murdoch agrees to go - thoughts of rekindling their relationship in the back of his mind. The case involves a 14 year-old terminally ill boy, Ben Wilkie, who has died under what Ogden feels are mysterious circumstances.
Mar 01 2011
Murdoch and the gang are called to the scene of a grisly murder in the Don Valley, after a young man is found savagely beaten to death. The victim is Tom Meeks, a cadet at Fort York, who was on a rigorous training course that teaches guerrilla tactics. When another body is found with a ripped face to try and avoid identification, Murdoch investigates the military unit further and finds out some very disturbing underhand medical practices that the soldiers are unaware of.
Feb 22 2011
When a strange case crosses his desk; body parts � a foot, a hand and a headless torso - have surfaced along the Don River. Ogden�s replacement, Dr. Francis Philpott, insists the body parts are from one murder victim. But Murdoch has his doubts and contacts Ogden. Initially reluctant, Julia can�t help but be intrigued by the case. Murdoch secretly ships her the evidence and Ogden�s examination reveals they are dealing with three different victims but likely one killer.
Feb 15 2011

Season 3

13 Episodes

Murdoch is called upon to investigate an exceedingly strange murder. The deceased was found inside a room locked from within with no other entrance. But there's more to the case than that � the victim appears to have exploded and burned, yet there is no trace of an explosion or fire. Before Murdoch can proceed with his investigation, the case takes a bizarre turn when old friend and world-renowned inventor Nikola Tesla appears, announcing cryptically that he is "too late."
May 11 2010
Murdoch is drawn into the naughty world of Victorian erotica and blackmail when he investigates the murder of Abigail Tunstall, a young woman who had been posing for salacious photographs. Interviews with Abigail's friends and family and the discovery of one of her erotic photos help Murdoch zero in on the location where the pictures were taken � a studio owned by a photographer named Marcus Evans. When Murdoch searches through photo collections for clues to Abigail's murder he makes a startling discovery � one of McHugh's erotic models is none other than Sally Pendrick, the vivacious and beautiful wife of Murdoch's nemesis, the rich and powerful industrialist James Pendrick.
May 04 2010
Hangman 3x11
Cecil Fox, a hateful reprobate convicted of killing Justice Horace Mead, is led to the gallows at the Toronto Court House. Murdoch, there on witness duty, winces as Pleasant pulls the trap door handle and sends Fox to his maker. When she carries out the post mortem, Ogden notices a curious puncture wound in the throat. Puzzled, she leans in for a better look and Fox's eyes open! Before Ogden can react, Fox knocks her unconscious and runs out.
Apr 27 2010
It is a dark and stormy night. A lonely light burns in the tower of stately Beaton Hall. Suddenly, lightening flashes across the sky and a bloodcurdling scream is heard. Chauncey Beaton runs down the halls of the mansion from an unseen pursuer. He comes to a Juliet balcony and realizes he has nowhere else to go. Murdoch arrives at the scene, where Chauncey's body lies crumpled on the paving stones. He obviously fell from the balcony but did he jump or was he pushed?
Apr 20 2010
Workers laboring to build a bridge across the Don River make a grisly discovery � entombed in the swamplands bordering the river are the well-preserved bodies of a man and a woman. Called to the scene, Murdoch and Ogden quickly determine that the couple was murdered. When a third body is then discovered, Murdoch has to re-evaluate the nature of the crime.
Apr 13 2010
Murdoch is invited to attend a mysterious meeting in High Park. With Ogden to accompany him they find themselves mixing with some of city's greatest minds at a meeting of the Toronto Society for The Advancement of Eugenics, lead by James Pendrick. Murdoch discovers that Sally Pendrick invited him. The guest speaker is none other than the great science fiction writer HG Wells, and beside him stands Ruby Ogden, Julia's younger sister.
Apr 06 2010
There's pandemonium at Police Station Four. Something has gone terribly wrong at Barnett's Travelling Royal Circus. Lulu, the white Siberian tiger went berserk and partially devoured its trainer before escaping into the streets. Lulu has since been shot and killed but rumors have started circulating that this wasn't simply a case of 'tiger gone bad'.
Mar 30 2010
James Pendrick, owner of the Pendrick Building, proudly shows off his extensive art collection to a group of admirers. The highlight of the tour is a magnificent Rembrandt that Pendrick purchased on a recent trip to France. The constabulary is hired to guard the painting's return to the Pendrick mansion and is daringly stolen from the elevator, leaving a dead security guard in the car.
Mar 23 2010
A family celebration of Alexander Reynolds' 60th birthday is dampened when he's found with a knife plunged into his chest. Murdoch is called in and soon discovers the victim was universally despised by his kin. Reynolds' family instantly falls under suspicion but the field of suspects narrows considerably when daughter Charlotte Reynolds appears in a blood soaked dress and confesses to killing her father.
Mar 16 2010
Tragedy strikes close to home when Brackenreid's son Bobby suddenly disappears while playing with a friend on a sunny afternoon in bustling Allen Gardens.
Mar 09 2010
Inspector Brackenreid and Constable Crabtree are present when a man undergoing the candlelit initiation ceremony in a Masonic Temple is murdered. Murdoch's investigation uncovers another even-more-secret society.
Mar 02 2010
Murdoch is called to Station House Five when a decorated constable is murdered and the local detective is ill. Murdoch finds that everyone is ready to blame an elderly Chinaman named Fong Choy because of something to do with his granddaughter, but she is nowhere to be found and Fong Choy won't talk.
Feb 23 2010
Murdoch finds himself with amnesia and running for his life on the streets of Bristol, England, very far from home, if he knew where his home was. Taking refuge in a pub, he gains the assistance of a vivacious barmaid who helps him reconstruct his memories, escape his pursuers, and foil an assassination plot.
Feb 16 2010

Season 2

13 Episodes

While investigating a murder, Murdoch find himself teamed with a North West Mounted Policeman whose methods and mannerisms are strikingly similar to this own -- perhaps too similar? Murdoch hope to rekindle his relationship with Dr. Ogden -- but is it too late?
Apr 27 2009
A savage murder, seemingly at the jaws of a wild beast, leads Murdoch into the mysterious worls of North American shamaism and lycanthropy. While searching for a reational explanation, Murdoch is forced to choose between Enid and Dr. Ogden.
Apr 21 2009
Murdoch's investigation into the death of a young Jewish man leads to Toronto's small Jewish getto - the Ward. There he finds a tale of forbidden romance and himself again being drawn to Dr. Ogden.
Apr 14 2009
The discovery of a decomposed body leads Murdoch into the fascinating world of telegraphy - the 1895 equivalent of the internet. When Murdoch calls on Enid to assist in the investigation, she finds herself in peril. Meanwhile, Inspector Brackenreid's erratic behavior has Dr. Ogden questioning the Gold Cure the Inspector is taking to help him stop drinking.
Apr 07 2009
Dr. Ogden and Enid compete to nurse the injured Murdoch back to health, as in his delirium he begins to suspect his landlady of planning a murder. Meanwhile, Constable Crabtree investigates a case involving a disagreeable parrot.
Mar 31 2009
Murdoch finds himself drawn to the widowed mother of a boy who has gone missing, but the case starts to take a strange turn involving spies, midgets and a robotic super weapon.
Mar 24 2009
Detective Murdoch fears that his relationship with Dr. Ogden has been permanently damaged, as he heads into investigating a seemingly perfect crime, the murder of a university professor. Meanwhile, Constable Crabtree continues his search for his biological mother.
Mar 17 2009
As they investigate a young woman's death, Murdoch and Dr. Ogden find their relationship threatened when they turn out to be of opposite opinions in the matter of abortion.
Mar 10 2009
The romance between Inspector Murdoch and Dr. Ogden heats up as Murdoch finds himself investigating the death of a young woman working as a high-class prostitute.
Mar 03 2009
The young Harry Houdini becomes Murdoch's prime suspect when he investigates a daring robbery-homicide. Meanwhile, Dr. Ogden's sister comes to visit and soon becomes attracted to Murdoch.
Feb 24 2009
When the unveiling of a reconstructed dinosaur skeleton at a gala event reveals the dead body of a young man found in its jaws, Murdoch must enter the world of bone-hunters to find the culprit.
Feb 17 2009
An investigator arrives from Scotland Yard who is after the infamous Jack the Ripper. Meanwhile, Murdoch takes dancing lessons so that he can escort Dr. Ogden to a ball.
Feb 10 2009
When the traveling Buffalo Bill Cody's Western Extravaganza settles in Toronto, murders happen. Inspector Murdoch must investigate the crimes while his boss becomes enamored with Annie Oakley.
Feb 10 2009

Season 1

13 Episodes

By all appearances, Martians are responsible for the hanging death of Rouge Valley landowner Henri Gaston, a Martian-obsessed loner with a shop full of telescopes, charts and journals. Gaston's observations could have had something to do with his demise, but a letter on his desk from Rouge Valley Lands Ltd. suggests that the reason for his death is decidedly more terrestrial. According to head honcho, Terrence Meyers, RVL had been trying to buy up the valley in order to build an electrical generating station. Gaston was the only hold-out - a sure incentive to get rid of him. Still stymied by Gaston's murder, and ordered to cease his investigation of RVL, Murdoch finally witnesses what Gaston had been writing about - a light in the sky, and a shape emerging over the cornfield. As quickly as it appears, it's gone - but, with the help of Gaston's journals, Murdoch vows to track it down. Despite all the evidence to the contrary, Murdoch remains sure that the strange events are all related to the land sale. What he doesn't know is that this threat is much more menacing than any Martian invasion.
Apr 17 2008
Murdoch and Crabtree are assigned to protect Prince Alfred during his visit to Toronto. But, on the very night that British Aid David Jennings warns the authorities about a possible Irish threat against the Prince, an Irish girl wearing a Brotherhood ring turns up dead. A tattoo on her shoulder is found to be covering another - the symbol of the Brotherhood; and a cipher found in her stomach is believed to hold the key to a plot against the Prince. In a town where Irish ire continues to fester against the constabulary, not even his good friend Eddie Cullen will help Murdoch in the case. In a race against the clock, Murdoch must track down the girl's killer and decipher the secret message before the insidious Brotherhood can carry out its deadly plan.
Apr 10 2008
Dr. Grout, a co-founder of a medical research institute, is found with arrows jutting from his back, and the letters "Wy" written in blood on a nearby rock. According to medium Sarah Pensall, the killer is a grim reaper with a crossbow. He�s accompanied by the spirit of a woman, and he will strike again. As associates of the institute are systematically killed off by the hooded specter, Murdoch finally gets a tip - a letter bearing only the word, "Wykeham." Whatever it means, Grout wanted them to know about it. Finally, with Pensall�s help, Murdoch discovers that, in 1893, a young woman died in a fire at Wykeham - a lodge once leased to Grout�s partner, Dr. Greyson. Things start to look worse for Greyson when a reaper�s costume is found stashed away in his office. Despite how things look, though, Murdoch knows Greyson�s not their man. But it�s not til he spots a photo of the young woman with her fianc� that the mystery is finally solved.
Apr 03 2008
Howard Rookwood, philanthropist and co-owner of a glue factory, is found dead after returning home from a fundraiser. Although the scene suggests he was trampled by horses on their way to the rendering vats, the blow to the back of Rookwood's head was not caused by a horse's hoof. When a short-handled shovel wielded by someone child-sized is finally determined to be the murder weapon, suspicion turns to the boys who work at the glue factory � and one young boy in particular, Charlie, who turns out to be the long-lost brother of Rookwood's adopted daughter, Eva. As evidence starts to stack up against Charlie, Murdoch learns that Rookwood's disgruntled ex-valet had long been receiving hush money from his former boss for keeping a secret � one so repugnant that it would drive anyone to murder.
Mar 27 2008
Roddy Grimesby is found dead from a lethal ingestion of varnish. When the police show up at the crime scene, the victim�s son Harcourt � a ventriloquist � is found hiding in the closet with his look-alike dummy Mycroft. Even more disturbing than the similarity, is the roiling bond between the two � much like hostile brothers. Although Harcourt confesses to the murder, Murdoch spots inconsistencies in the story that make no sense � unless there was a third party involved. Harcourt had been in the room when Roddy was killed. He would have seen the killer, but why is he protecting his identity? In a shocking turn, Murdoch learns that Harcourt has a twin brother named Mycroft. Maybe Mycroft killed Roddy; and Harcourt is protecting him. But just when it looks like the case is solved, Murdoch sees something in a Grimesby family photo that puts a whole new twist on things.
Mar 20 2008
The body of Richard Hartley, the newest member of a prestigious men�s rowing team, is found washed up on a beach after a night of drinking with his teammates. According to his fianc�e, Minerva Fairchild, Hartley had just replaced the team�s top rower Horace Briggs, who admits he�d been disappointed when he was bumped from the team � but not enough to kill. As the evidence mounts, it seems increasingly apparent that Hartley was killed in an initiation hazing gone wrong. Sure enough, the team�s coach admits that Hartley would have cost them a spot at the Olympics, so he instructed the boys to put him out of action so they could bring Briggs back. When things got rough, Hartley panicked and ran into the lake � but he was a strong swimmer; they never dreamed he�d drown. Still no closer to the truth, Murdoch orders a test on the water in Hartley�s lungs � and that�s when the investigation finally blows wide open.
Mar 13 2008
A skeletal corpse that falls from the ceiling of the Grand theatre is identified as Virgil Smart. His widow, Stella, now runs the theatre with her new husband and a small troupe, including a pretty young actress and her fianc� � each of whom reports that Virgil had been found slumped over his desk, dead of heart failure. Stella insists her husband was buried at a proper funeral. But if this corpse is Virgil�s, then whose body did she bury? It seems that honour went to an out-of-work actor named Eddie. As if things weren�t complicated enough, Murdoch discovers a secret room off Virgil�s office � obviously designed for seduction. Could these murders be the result of a lover�s quarrel, a jealous husband, or a spurned lover? One thing is for certain: Each of these well-rehearsed actors knows what happened that night � and now Murdoch knows just how to trip them up.
Mar 06 2008
John Delaney had been on his way home from a ratting match at the local pub and somehow ended up face down in the river. When Murdoch finds the drunken body of his estranged father, Harry, passed out near the crime scene, he's quick to convict the man he's long accused of killing his mother. It turns out that the matches were fixed - just like Harry said - and the detectives seem to be closing in on the case. But when evidence turns up that suggests Delaney may have had a rendezvous after leaving the pub that fateful night, the investigation takes a whole new turn.
Feb 28 2008
Wendell Merrick is killed in the church on the day he was to marry Eunice McGinty. At first glance, the murder appears to be a robbery gone wrong. But Father Franks recalls hearing Wendell arguing with his best man, Lawrence Braxton, before the wedding. As suspicion turns to Braxton, the investigation takes an unexpected twist when the pathology report turns up evidence that Wendell was homosexual � which leads Brackenreid to conclude that it was Wendell�s lover who wielded the weapon that killed him. But while fingers are being pointed at possible candidates, including Braxton, Murdoch starts to believe that the issue of Wendell�s sexuality has thrown this investigation way off track.
Feb 21 2008
Murdoch teams with his hero, Arthur Conan Doyle, to solve a murder that was revealed during a s�ance led by medium Sarah Pensall. It seems the victim, Ida Winston � a member of a paranormal watchdog group � had not been convinced of Sarah�s abilities, which makes Murdoch wonder if Sarah killed Ida because she was about to be revealed as a fraud. Despite mounting evidence of the spirit world, Murdoch remains determined to use scientific means to solve the case. Sure enough, evidence starts to stack up against Sarah�s little toady, Lisgar Gall. But when Murdoch accuses Gall of killing Ida in order to protect Sarah, he winds up in the middle of an unexpected lovers� triangle that further complicates the case.
Feb 14 2008
While the city celebrates the Queen�s birthday with a display of fireworks, Murdoch investigates a messy case of fixed fights and shady backroom dealings in the dirty world of boxing. After his victory against Sully Sullivan, boxing underdog Amos Robinson is found dead in his hotel room. Amos� wife, Fannie � found standing over her husband�s bloody body with a gun in her hand � stands out as the most viable suspect. But Murdoch�s strong intuition tells him otherwise, and he must act fast or Fannie will hang for a crime she didn�t commit.
Feb 07 2008
Lawyer Percy Pollack was last seen a week ago. According to his wife, Clara, Percy had gone to a meeting with his business partner, Dr. Gilbert Birkins, but based on the condition of his body, he died just 36-48 hours ago - which leaves five days unaccounted for. When Judge Henry Scott dies of a similar wound, Brackenreid suddenly recognizes the work of a murderer long thought dead -- and that he himself might be next on the killer's list. The case deeply divides Murdoch and Brackenreid, each pursuing their own line of investigation. But, a grisly new development in Pollack's murder tells Murdoch that he's been trying to solve this puzzle without all the pieces.
Jan 31 2008
Power 1x01
Daniel Pratt, owner of Toronto Electric & Light, has made his fortune by lighting the city streets with direct current (DC). But now council is considering a new form of electricity called alternating current (AC). So Pratt � and a team of high-powered supporters �decides to mount �dog and pony� shows across the city to prove that AC is a killer. But when Miss Toronto Electric & Light, Alice Howard, is electrocuted in a demonstration gone wrong, it�s determined that the switch handle she pulled had been purposely booby-trapped. In a case that�s further complicated by bribery, scandal and dirty backroom dealings, Murdoch must find out who killed Alice � and why.
Jan 24 2008