In the 1890s, William Murdoch uses radical forensic techniques for the time, including fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the city's most gruesome murders.
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 Detective William Murdoch (143 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Dr. Julia Ogden (143 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Constable George Crabtree (142 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Inspector Thomas Brackenreid / ... (139 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Constable Henry Higgins (109 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Dr. Emily Grace (65 episodes, 2012-2015)
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In the late 1890s, police Detective William Murdoch takes a new, more scientific approach to solving crimes. Assisted by coroner Dr. Julia Ogden and Constable George Crabtree, Murdoch introduces such concepts as finger marks and lie detecting machines. He has the support of his somewhat doubtful superior, Inspector Brackenreid, though at times, even he finds Murdoch's methods - and claims - somewhat astounding. Written by garykmcd

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Helene Joy who plays Dr. Ogden on the TV series played the murderer in the third Murdoch Movie, Under the Dragon's Tail. See more »

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Although the credit on each episode reads "Inspector William Murdoch", he is actually a detective. In Episode 1.2 Murdoch applies for the position of Inspector, but is turned down. It is made clear that he will never get that promotion because he is a Roman Catholic. See more »

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Great Series
11 April 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I like this series as it has so much to offer. The scenes & locales are interesting & very real to life. The actors demonstrate their abilities to fit the characters & make the characters real. I've seen both versions of Murdoch Mysteries with the 2 different lead roles & find them both a credit to each of the actors. Yes, obviously, they present different aspects of the character but each brings quality to the part. I really enjoy this series & look forward to each episode. It's great to see a Canadian production of this quality on TV - such a rare gem. I do hope this series is kept on & is appreciated by both the public & especially by the TV providers - cable & satellite.


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