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 (133 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Inspector Thomas Brackenreid / ... (133 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Dr. Julia Ogden (133 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Constable George Crabtree (133 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Constable Henry Higgins (102 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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In the season 2 episode 2 Inspector Brackenreid says he is from Doncaster, England. In real life, Thomas Craig, who plays the inspector was actually born in Sheffield, England; the two places are only 25 miles away from each other. 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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Simply The Best Mystery
27 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm been watching mysteries for many years and never have enjoyed a series more than Murdoch Mysteries. The time period, set design and writing matches the great performances by the cast, who you can't help but appreciate. If ever a series deserved a wider audience and advertising, it is this one. The unfulfilled love affair between Doctor Ogden and Murdoch is so well written and performed perfectly by Helene Joy and Yannick Bisson. Also, top notch acting by Jonny Harris in his portrayal of Constable Crabtree gives just the prefect comic relief while Murdoch solves the case using every scientific method available. Thomas Craig is also marvelous as the cranky Inspector Brackenreid. I can't help wondering why this show does not have a larger audience base since it is the talk of so many people I know, both at work and socially. My wife and I eagerly await each and every episode. Please make many many more!


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