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 (97 episodes, 2008-2014)
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 Inspector Thomas Brackenreid (96 episodes, 2008-2014)
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 Dr. Julia Ogden (96 episodes, 2008-2014)
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 Constable George Crabtree (96 episodes, 2008-2014)
Lachlan Murdoch ...
 Constable Henry Higgins (78 episodes, 2008-2014)
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 Dr. Emily Grace (44 episodes, 2012-2014)
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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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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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A fun, yet thoughtful show.
9 April 2010 | by (Lowestoft, England) – See all my reviews

I caught 'The Murdoch Mysteries' by accident while drifting around the satellite channels and was instantly hooked. A well performed, touching and interesting show caught my eye. The characters are involving, are worth caring about and have a strong sense of purpose. Each one brings something to the mix and adds their own skills to the events of each episode. Each episode has a strong mystery to be solved, sometimes offering an intriguing moral dilemma to both Murdoch and the viewer. It is also very reassuring to not have modern day morality thrust into the past as happens so frequently with other shows (yes 'Dr Quinn Medicine Woman', I mean you), dealing with the nineteenth century. Instead we are allowed to explore the world as they see it, enjoying the discoveries and trying to find a way forward into a new century. Well done to all concerned and long may it continue.


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