Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )

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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 (115 episodes, 2008-2015)
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 Inspector Thomas Brackenreid (114 episodes, 2008-2015)
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 Dr. Julia Ogden (114 episodes, 2008-2015)
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 Constable George Crabtree (114 episodes, 2008-2015)
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 Constable Henry Higgins (91 episodes, 2008-2015)
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 Dr. Emily Grace (62 episodes, 2012-2015)
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In the late 1890s, police Inspector 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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Constable Crabtree has written a book, and Inspector Brackenreid asks for a signed copy. Crabtree opens the book, dips his pen in the ink well, signs the book, closes it without using a blotter and hands it to Inspector Brackenreid. See more »

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Very well made and acted Victorian era set Canadian crime series.
4 April 2010 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

'Murdoch Mysteries' stars Yannick Bisson as Inspector William Murdoch who solves crimes in 1890's Toronto, is an exceptionally well made and acted series, which makes a nice change from CSI/NCIS etc. staple of whiz-bang, FX laden crime shows

Bisson is likable as the handsome Inspector, with English Actor Thomas Craig suitably sceptical and at times dopey as his by-the-book boss and Johnny Craig is good as his rather naive partner and at times hindrance Constable Crabtree.

Helene Joy is suitably understated as the resident Doctor/Pathologist.

Now in its Third series, currently being shown on UK Cable channel ALIBI, (It surely deserves a wider audience on a Major British Channel)

The writing, set design and Photography is exquisite and convincing

Fans of well made and intelligent Mystery Series will find much enjoyment in Inspector Murdoch's cases.


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