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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries 

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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.
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Series cast summary:
Essie Davis ...  Phryne Fisher 34 episodes, 2012-2015
Nathan Page ...  Detective John 'Jack' Robinson 34 episodes, 2012-2015
Hugo Johnstone-Burt ...  Hugh Collins 34 episodes, 2012-2015
Ashleigh Cummings ...  Dorothy 'Dot' Williams 34 episodes, 2012-2015
Richard Bligh Richard Bligh ...  Mr. Butler / ... 32 episodes, 2012-2015
Travis McMahon Travis McMahon ...  Bert / ... 29 episodes, 2012-2015
Anthony J. Sharpe ...  Cec / ... 29 episodes, 2012-2015
Tammy Macintosh ...  Dr. Mac / ... 17 episodes, 2012-2015
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Storyline

Phryne Fisher is a glamorous and thoroughly modern woman of the 1920s. She sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, Phryne makes sure she enjoys every moment of her lucky life. But behind the façade of elegance and charm are the scars of the past which drive Phryne to find justice for those who can't help themselves and to pursue the truth of her own dark history. Based on the novels of Australian author Kerry Greenwood.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The actor that plays Miss Fischer's uncle in the "Xmas in July" episode is the same actor that plays Sherlock Holmes' father on the "Sherlock" series. See more »

Goofs

Although set in the 20s, at least two songs used for background mood, "My baby Just Cares for Me" and "Minnie the Moocher" were written in the 30s. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries (2019) See more »

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Great fun! Smart. Witty. Beautiful Costumes.
23 December 2012 | by riverstyxmailSee all my reviews

Call me nerdy, I love this show and so looking forward to season 2. Thank the tech nerds for the internet that allows me to see shows from all the world. They are who have given me access to great shows such as The Killing (Danish), Downton Abbey, Miss Fisher and so many more.

If you can appreciate amazing costume design and construction within a universe that is also beautifully shot and written. Yes, the murder mystery formula may be derivative, but as a woman, I appreciate the strength of Miss Fisher and those she assembles around her. Her mischievous, but lovable antics are endearing. And, the writing is just good enough to make this a 9 in my book. I think this is a step above Downton Abbey or any of the other Edwardian and/or 20s period television soapies.

It may be reconstructed history...but it is fun. It's great for the whole family. There are adult themes, but if you are forward thinking parents, this is completely within the parameters of what your kids should be aware of and take as reality. If only the 1920s Australia were this "contemporary".


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 2012 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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