Murdoch Mysteries: Season 3, Episode 13

The Tesla Effect (13 Jun. 2010)

TV Episode  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 70 users  
Reviews: 1 user

When Murdoch discovers that a victim has been 'cooked,' he enlists the aid of Nicholas Tesla in tracking down a weaponized early version of a microwave.

Director:

Writers:

(characters), (developed by), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

Related Items

Search for "The Tesla Effect" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Tesla Effect (13 Jun 2010)

The Tesla Effect (13 Jun 2010) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Murdoch Mysteries.
« Previous Episode | 39 of 115 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
Dr. Julia Ogden (as Hélène Joy)
...
...
...
Kate Greenhouse ...
Sally Pendrick
Dmitry Chepovetsky ...
...
...
...
Morris Garbutt
...
Josef Karnaki
Bernard Behrens ...
New Pathologist
Alexander Broughton ...
Theatre Page (as Alex Broughton)
Edit

Storyline

Detective Murdoch investigates the death by electrocution of Morris Garbutt, a former research associate of the famous Nikola Tesla. Tesla has been experimenting with a new form of energy that is transmitted through the air, called microwaves. The evidence points to James Pendrick, but he is in jail. Murdoch soon realizes he has been a fool, about many things, and sets his sights on the perpetrator of this and several other crimes. Dr. Ogden tells Murdoch she is seriously considering an offer to be the head of pediatric surgery at a new hospital in Buffalo. Murdoch is somewhat taken aback and is convinced there is something else that is driving her away. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 June 2010 (Canada)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The play that Murdoch and Dr. Ogden are seen leaving is "The Importance of Being Ernest" by Oscar Wilde. It premiered in Great Britain in 1895. See more »

Goofs

The cartridges from a revolver are magnetically attracted to Sally Pendricks' purse. Since both casing and bullets are made of non-magnetic metal, this should not happen. See more »

Quotes

Detective William Murdoch: [after hearing that she will be leaving to take a job in Buffalo] Julia, I thought we had an understanding.
Dr. Julia Ogden: We do. I just don't know of what anymore.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Heat light and microwave invention
30 March 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Murdoch is a police detective in Toronto but has a scientific mind and usually fools around and makes his own inventions to use in his police work for solving cases and to examine clues. Many times in episodes when he explains what his goal is it is complicated to understand.

This one is a weird one. A man is alone in his room. He is surrounded by lighting type lights by his windows and doors. He dies and is found with blisters and burns on his hands. Dr Ogden finds the inside of his body is cooked.

Crabtree and Murdoch do their searching and Murdoch thinks the man that is in jail, Mr Pendrick has the mind and knowledge and knows people that are scientific enough to invent a machine that can throw off this kind of heat. Murdoch goes to Pendicks house to see if he could find blue prints of an invention.

In the mean time Dr Ogden gets offered a job at a children's pediatric hospital in another city. She loves Murdoch but does not think she can fulfill his happiness to marry and have children with him. Towards the end she tells him that she had a previous abortion. He knows this already and he does love her but then she tells him the abortion made her sterile and she does not want to ruin his chances to have a family with children.

The people involved with this new invention are led by a person that has a bad past and it will surprise you who it is.

The ending of this episode is surprising in many ways. Dr Ogden leaves on a train to go to her next job but I don't believe it is the end of her ties to Murdoch.

Watch free on IMDb.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Season 8 Cliffhanger sab-23845
do you think George's girlfriend or the boy did it? james-buckley-1
Anachronisms minnyminflc
Other Murdochs? benbrae76
Dr Grace-lesbian in "Toronto's Girl Problem"--Yuk ctyankee1
X-rays? benbrae76
Discuss The Tesla Effect (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?