8.1/10
7,694
70 user 19 critic

Murdoch Mysteries 

Trailer
1:08 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

ON TV
ON DISC
ALL
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.
Reviews
Popularity
400 ( 10)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



11   10   9   8   7   6   5   4   3   … See all »
2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   2013   … See all »
10 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Murdoch Mysteries (2004–2005)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In 1890s Canada, a police inspector applies the latest scientific methods of deduction, much to the chagrin of his superiors.

Stars: Peter Outerbridge, Flora Montgomery, Matthew MacFadzean
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

An exclusive 13-part original online series created as an extension of the fourth season of Murdoch Mysteries on Citytv. Featuring the stars of the series and illustrations by acclaimed ... See full summary »

Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A female sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of Melbourne in the late 1920s, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.

Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt
Midsomer Murders (TV Series 1997)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...  Detective William Murdoch 171 episodes, 2008-2018
...  Inspector Thomas Brackenreid / ... 171 episodes, 2008-2018
...  Dr. Julia Ogden 171 episodes, 2008-2018
...  Constable George Crabtree 171 episodes, 2008-2018
...  Constable Henry Higgins 128 episodes, 2008-2018
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

No Secrets. Only Answers. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Alibi

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

24 January 2008 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

The Artful Detective  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Stereo)| (Dolby 2.0)| (DTS 2.0)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Season 2008
29 April 2008 | by See 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


54 of 71 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 70 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial