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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 134 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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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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The Season 2008
29 April 2008 | by slrehlauSee all my reviews

The Murdoch Mysteries is like; The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, with Jeremy Brett meets CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Yannic Bisson had made a master piece in establishing 'Murdoch's" character, which in my opinion, takes the best of William Peterson's role as "Gil Grissom" and Jeremy Brett's as "Sherlock Holmes". The feel of this show gives me the impression that these characters are believable, I actually care about how their relationships' enfold and in the exploration of the early sciences of crime scene investigation, it shows an appreciation for the intelligence of it's viewers.

For example, the episode: "Still Waters", where Murdock uses his "new fangled lie detector", show us a level of sophistication in helping the viewer, me, see how through science and experimentation these early "machines", might have actually looked like.

The production company, SHAFTSBURY FILMS, has created a "Canadian" show that doesn't look like any other "Canadian" show I've ever seen, way to go everyone!

S. Lucy Rehlau


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