Season five of Murdoch Mysteries opens in unfamiliar territory, as Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) leaves Toronto to try his luck while the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon winds down. Suspended for interfering in an investigation, on the run for surreptitiously freeing a murderer to make amends, and nursing a broken heart after Dr. Ogden's marriage to another man, he tries to escape his past, and his passion for detective work. Back in the city, newly promoted Chief Constable Giles (Nigel Bennett) makes it clear to Inspector Thomas Brackenreid (Thomas Craig), that he'll be keeping a very close eye on police matters. Meanwhile, Murdoch's beloved former associate, Dr. Julia Ogden (Hélène Joy), is now working alongside Acting Detective George Crabtree (Jonny Harris) and Dr. Emily Grace (Georgina Reilly), a feisty young protégé. In the remote north, Murdoch is pleased to discover that his fledgling prospecting career may garner great success, a small comfort after Julia's ...
Did You Know?
The Chilkoot Pass, where Elizabeth Bryant's husband was killed, is a high mountain pass through the Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains in Alaska and British Columbia, Canada and is the highest point along the Chilkoot Trail. During the Klondike/Yukon Gold Rush of the 1890s, it was the most popular route used by prospectors to get through the mountains. See more
What do you think, mister? What do you think is worse: endless day or neverending night?
Detective William Murdoch
It would depend on your state of mind, I suppose. The daylight can consume your thoughts. The night - the thoughts can consume you.