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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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Series cast summary:
Yannick Bisson ...  Detective William Murdoch 184 episodes, 2008-2018
Helene Joy ...  Dr. Julia Ogden 184 episodes, 2008-2018
Thomas Craig ...  Inspector Thomas Brackenreid / ... 184 episodes, 2008-2018
Jonny Harris ...  Constable George Crabtree 184 episodes, 2008-2018
Lachlan Murdoch ...  Constable Henry Higgins 131 episodes, 2008-2018
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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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Forensic sleuthing in the age of invention. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Canada | UK

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Release Date:

24 January 2008 (Canada) See more »

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The Artful Detective See more »

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Peter Keegan, who plays the recurring character of Terrance Myers, and Micheal Seater (recurring character James Gillis) played father and son on 18 to Life. 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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Spin-off Murdoch Mysteries: Beyond Time (2017) See more »

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Rush to judgement - A series versus movies of the week
27 January 2008 | by idenfordSee all my reviews

The inevitable comparisons are going to take place between these two actors, Peter Outerbridge and Yannick Bisson. Their interpretation of the material is different for one very important reason, the movies of the week were based on novels, the series is based on the characters with the exception of one episode which is an adaptation of Let Loose The Dogs. My feeling is that you should not rush to judgement or make comparisons until you are able to see the entire series of episodes and witness how the characters unfold. The series is excellent and I would urge viewers to form an opinion after viewing a number of the episodes and see how the actors nuance their characters as well as the different textures that are shown from story to story, episode to episode.


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