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.
Forensic sleuthing in the age of invention.
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Detective Llewellyn Watts Has become the Hey Mikey! of "Murdoch Mysteries." Like Mikey from the "Life" Cereal Commercials where his brothers let him try out the cereal when they wouldn't, Det. Watts tries things other characters will not experience.
Watts heard a song he remembered as a child and turns Jewish. (Murdoch Schmurdoch, Feb. 26, 2018) Watts has two dead, disabled brothers - had in that they were murdered. (Brother's Keeper, May 11, 2019) Watts has a living Misandrist (man-hating) sister (Hades Hath No Fury, Feb. 20, 2017) Watts falls for a woman cycling the world who promises to return for him. (Brackenreid Boudoir, Dec. 4, 2017) Watts discovers he's in love with a male Butcher. (The Philately Fatality, Nov. 4, 2019) See more
Constable Crabtree has written a book, and Inspector Brackenreid asks for a signed copy. Crabtree opens the book, dips his pen in the ink well, signs the book, closes it without using a blotter and hands it to Inspector Brackenreid. See more