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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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2015   2013   2012  
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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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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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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 the producers have obviously gone to some trouble to use period firearms suited to the 1920s era, nevertheless Miss Fishers trademark revolver is a Chiefs Special model that was introduced in America on 1950. Similar American revolvers by Smith & Wesson from the 20s era were distinctly different on appearance. See more »

Connections

Followed by Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (2020) See more »

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Sultry and Stunning Period Mystery Series
30 November 2013 | by robin-72-718219See all my reviews

As a life long mystery buff,I find "Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries" to be a real treat. The series is very reminiscent of Agatha Christie's "Marple" (with Geraldine McEwan ) and "Poirot" (with David Suchet). There's just something special about period murder mysteries, perhaps it's the lack of high tech machines that do our sleuthing for us, a la CSI, or maybe it's the romanticism of the period itself. Regardless, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is expertly produced from exquisite wardrobe & makeup, to lush shooting locations and breathtaking cinematography. Every element of the production is done with such attention to detail, you loose yourself in the story. The two leads, Essie Davis as Miss Phryne Fisher and Nathan Page as Detective Jack Robinson are perfect in their roles. Having watched each episode thus far, I cannot imagine anyone else portraying these delightful characters and their chemistry is undeniable. The entire cast is great, the characters are well thought out and multi-dimensional. The episodes are also well done, peppered with historical information and accuracy. I would highly recommend "Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries" to any mystery buff, it's a modern classic done in the period style of the roaring 20's.


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