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Season 8

6 Oct. 2014
On the Waterfront: Part 1
Det. Murdoch investigates the murder of Richard Dawkins who was beaten to death at the dinner table by two masked men just as he was about to make an important announcement to his business associates. Since nothing was stolen Murdoch's new boss, Inspector Hamish Slorach, calls the killing an assassination. Dawkins was rumored to be selling his chandlery business. The harbor master says Dawkins was anything but a saint and the police should look to the seedier side for a solution to his death. Const. Jackson is badly beaten by two thugs which seems to confirm Murdoch's...
13 Oct. 2014
On the Waterfront: Part 2
The police continue their search for Mick and Tim O'Shea but Inspector Brackenreid is also out on his own looking for them. Murdoch finds someone who confirms that the O'Sheas killed Richard Dawkins but the man also suggests that the O'Sheas aren't working alone. Mrs. Cecily McKinnon, the harbor master, says she knows nothing of extortion on the docks but when pressed, points the finger at one of the merchants, Lionel Jeffries. When the O'Sheas are found dead, shot through the head, Brackentreid becomes the number one suspect. Meanwhile, the ladies who participated in...
20 Oct. 2014
Glory Days
Legendary U.S. lawman Bat Masterson is in Toronto and claims to have seen the equally legendary Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Masterson is now a newspaperman and he's already filed a story about the sighting with his New York paper. Murdoch is doubtful about the whole thing and is under the impression that Butch and Sundance had fled to Argentina the previous year. Brackenreid is keen however - and just a big starstruck - and they set off to find the two men Masterson says he saw. After the Bank of Toronto is robbed - and that quickly followed by a train robbery...
3 Nov. 2014
Holy Matrimony, Murdoch!
After testifying at Mary Thompson's trial for murdering her husband Percival that the woman is criminally insane and should be committed to an asylum, Julia Ogden receives an anonymous postcard saying she has condemned an innocent woman. Julia and Detective Murdoch re-examine the case and find an anomaly in the time-line but the Crown Attorney isn't interested as he's convinced the woman is guilty. Further investigation reveals that Percival Thompson's business partner, Alexander Wainwright, automatically assumed 100% of their business upon Thompson's death - an ...
10 Nov. 2014
Murdoch Takes Manhattan
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.
17 Nov. 2014
The Murdoch Appreciation Society
Detective Murdoch investigates the death of a man found dead on a park bench. Dr. Grace initially determines that he was stabbed in the abdomen but subsequently concludes he was actually suffocated. He also has dried blood on his index finger and three pages from a Mark Twain novel on him. When he returns to the station Murdoch meets Owen Hume who reports that his employer, lawyer Randolph Sampson, has been missing for two days and subsequently identifies him as the man in the park. Meanwhile, Constable Crabtree investigates the disappearance of a corpse, that of Prof...
24 Nov. 2014
What Lies Buried
Detective Murdoch finds himself investigating his fellow policemen when a skeleton is found under concrete while Station 4 is undergoing renovation. Dr. Grace determines that the victim was an adult male with the cause of death most likely a blow to the temple. The concrete floor had been poured in 1881 and records indicate that Chief Constable Giles was the detective at Station House 4 at that time. Others who worked there include retired Chief Constable Stockton who was the station's inspector and Brackenreid, who was a uniformed officer. Murdoch and Crabtree soon ...
1 Dec. 2014
High Voltage
Detective Murdoch investigates the apparent murder of an inventor who is found sitting in a chair he invented. That chair was meant to provide a mild electrical current as a rejuvenation technique but Dr. Grace is certain that he was in fact electrocuted. He had a young woman with him the night he died but the investigation leads him to inventor Thomas Edison and the main suspect - his son Thomas Edison Jr. Meanwhile, the mayor tells Inspector Brackenreid to speak to Murdoch about Julia's plans to run in the upcoming election - fully expecting he will exercise his ...
8 Dec. 2014
The Keystone Constables
Inspector Murdoch investigates shooting of vaudeville comedian Bert Grady who is found dead on the street, shot three times in the chest. Grady had just finished his performance at the Bradley theatre, with Constables Crabtree and Higgins in the audience. The shooting looks like - or was made to look like - a robbery. He was not well-liked by others in the show, including a young juggler by the name of W.C. Fields and Ed Ward, Grady's one time comedic partner who is now far less popular on his own. The police find Grady's hotel room ransacked and suspect someone may ...
12 Jan. 2015
Murdoch and the Temple of Death
Detective Murdoch and Constable Crabtree investigates the death of a man found in the river by Inspector Brackenreid while out fishing with his boys. The man had been shot in the forehead by a metal rod shaped like an arrow. A receipt in the dead man's pocket directs them to the town of Markham where the dead man is identified as someone who was searching for a mythical Taj Mahal-like temple that is supposed to exist in the woods somewhere west of town and is guarded by a troll. They locate the temple, quickly identify the murder weapon and learn why local legend ...
19 Jan. 2015
All That Glitters
Detective Murdoch investigates the death of Edward Graham who collapsed in front of the station house. His last words were 'eagle flight'. Graham who, according to Dr. Grace, may have been poisoned had been working as a surveyor for the Ontario government marking out a route for the new Northern Ontario railway. Murdoch and Constable Higgins are soon on their way to the remote town of Haliberry. There are several suspects. Harold Richmond lost a potential fortune when Graham re-routed the railway away from the town; Graham had a relationship with a female miner, Mack ...
26 Jan. 2015
The Devil Wears Whalebone
During a women's fashion show for undergarments, a model is found dead.
9 Feb. 2015
The Incurables
Detective Murdoch investigates the death of Nurse Collins who seems to have been killed by a patient, Rose Maxwell, at the insane asylum where Dr, Ogden works. Somehow, the extremely violent Rose managed to get out of her room and knock out the guard, Samuel Drainie. It appears she then used his knife to stab nurse Collins 14 times; there were also bite marks on the body. Rose, who killed her entire family, also blames Dr. Ogden and Dr. Grace for her current predicament and has vowed revenge. Crabtree finds all of the women's fingermarks on the murder weapon but it's ...
16 Feb. 2015
Toronto's Girl Problem
When a small group of female thieves pillage a local jewelry store, Dr. Grace and her friend Lillian Moss go undercover to infiltrate the gang, while Murdoch investigates the murder of one of its members. Inspector Brackenreid's nephew Charlie joins the ranks of Station House 4, and promptly rubs Crabtree and the other Constables the wrong way with his abrasive and disingenuous manner. Meanwhile, Emily experiences a revelation of self-discovery, taking decisive steps toward its fulfillment.
23 Feb. 2015
Det. Murdoch revisits his past when a murder investigation at a church reunites him with the Jesuit priest who mentored him as a young altar boy.
16 Mar. 2015
Crabtree Mania
George Crabtree investigates a suspicious death in the world of entertainment wrestling.
23 Mar. 2015
Election Day
Julia and her colleagues are going to vote for a female candidate so the rights of women will be accomplished.
30 Mar. 2015
Artful Detective
During a hunt for a killer who collects macabre trophies, Murdoch becomes a target.

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