Detective Murdoch, Inspector Brackenreid, Dr. Ogden and several others are transporting serial killer James Gillies to the prison in Kingston, Ontario where he is scheduled to be executed ... See full summary »



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Dr. Julia Ogden (as Hélène Joy)
Nathaniel Henry
Aaron Rauls
Sadie Hopkins
Finn Hopkins
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Detective Murdoch, Inspector Brackenreid, Dr. Ogden and several others are transporting serial killer James Gillies to the prison in Kingston, Ontario where he is scheduled to be executed the next day. It creates a bit of a stir among the passengers when they learn who is being transported. Among them are Aaron Rauls, a late arrival on the train and Nathaniel Henry. Both come under suspicion when the police find a dead man, Dennis Bolton who was released from the Don jail just a week ago. There's no direct connection between Bolton and Gillies but both were in the same jail at the same time. As tensions rise, it becomes evident that Gillies has arranged for several ex-convicts to be on the train - all part of his plan to escape. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Mystery





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2 December 2013 (Canada)  »

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When escorting Gilles to the bathroom Constable Higgins states that both he and Constable Crabtree are right handed. However in the previous episode "Blood and Circuses" (Season 3 Episode 7) Higgins claims to be left handed. Higgins is also seen to be writing with his left hand periodically throughout the series. See more »


[first lines]
Inspector Thomas Brackenreid: It's going to be a good day tomorrow, Murdoch.
Detective William Murdoch: Sir?
Inspector Thomas Brackenreid: This piece of low-life scum gets what he deserves.
[pokes the prisoner]
Inspector Thomas Brackenreid: Isn't that right?
Detective William Murdoch: This isn't about vengeance, sir.
Inspector Thomas Brackenreid: Sometimes that's all it's about.
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Violent, ugly and disgusting
30 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

James Gillies is supposed to be hanged the next day and is transported to another city by train by police at the last minute.

He is put in the bar area of the train and no passengers are allowed in it for their own protection.. At some point another man enters the train after climbing on. The criminal to be hung makes fun of the cops. He killed Dr Ogden's husband and makes fun how he is not through with her either.

During the ride there are lots of rumors floating that he has money and is paying someone to help him escape.

In the end he does escape and Murdoch captures him on the train tracks. While on the tracks James Gillies grabs Murdoch and kisses him even though his hands are cuffed. Murdoch looks shocked but the man gets away and jumps over the railing. Murdoch in an exaggerated voice not like any episodes wants help capturing the man and jumps over the railing as well.

I am through watching this series that plays on people that are supposed to be strong, and moral like William Murdoch.

It makes fun of their religious and beliefs and puts in killers to make fun of the love for they have for the people killed by them and to off forces a homosexual kiss on the head cop "Murdoch" who is an excellent actor and who never had a long kiss from the woman he likes Dr Odgen but get one from a male actor.

This series is deceptive even though at times interesting but not enough to lower my morals or to accept sin by inserting it as part of the story or character. And I will say Amen to that!

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