With a total of 25 Gemini nominations to its credit, this sharp, sophisticated mystery series features Yannick Bisson (Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye) as William Murdoch, a Toronto police detective at the cutting edge of Victorian science. This season finds Murdoch making the acquaintance of H.G. Wells, teaming up a second time with Nikola Tesla, investigating art forgery, and using the fledgling science of psychology to out the era's most elusive murderers.
Cutting-edge Victorian science meets cunningly plotted mystery in this award-winning Canadian TV drama. William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) is a detective in Toronto in 1895, using new forensic techniques like fingerprinting and psychological profiling.
This award-winning mystery series centers on the brilliant detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson), a pioneer of crime-solving technologies in Victorian Toronto. Season Five mysteries include Murdoch helping a woman accused of murder; investigating an Egyptian curse; experimenting with time travel; and crossing paths with Jack London, Henry Ford, and his idol, Alexander Graham Bell.
Season 4 pits Victorian-era Detective William Murdoch against a would-be vampire, a costumed killer, and ruthless mobsters. To solve the murders, Murdoch invents a slew of innovative crime-fighting techniques.
Winner of three Gemini Awards, this sassy-smart Victorian-era whodunit stars Yannick Bisson (Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye) as Detective William Murdoch, a police investigator who employs emerging science to solve Toronto's most dreadful murders. He experiments with ballistics, psychological profiling, and other newly developed techniques, despite the doubts of his tradition-bound boss (Thomas Craig, Where the Heart Is). Together with a beautiful pathologist (Gemini winner Hélène Joy, Durham County) and an able protégé (Jonny Harris, Hatching, Matching & Dispatching), Murdoch encounters some of the era's most famous--and infamous--figures, from Buffalo Bill Cody to Jack the Ripper.
Guest stars include Nicholas Campbell (Da Vinci's Inquest, Cinderella Man), Sarah Strange (Men in Trees), and Alastair Mackenzie (Monarch of the Glen).
At the dawn of the 20th century, Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) solves Toronto's trickiest cases with scientific insight and ingenuity in this award-winning mystery series. In Season 6, he also confronts legal and social challenges to be with his love, pathologist-turned-psychiatrist Dr. Julia Ogden (Helene Joy). Meanwhile, Constable Crabtree (Jonny Harris) gains confidence as a policeman and a suitor to fetching coroner Emily Grace (Georgina Reilly).
Human body parts encased in cement are discovered on a riverbank in the fourth-season premiere.
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When an inventor dies of mysterious circumstances, Murdoch comes across an old acquaintance, a battery-operated vehicle, and Henry Ford in the course of his investigation.
With Julia's life at stake, Murdoch, Brackenreid, and Crabtree work together to try to prove her innocence. Murdoch ends up confronting an old enemy in a game of wits.
When Darcy Garland, Julia's husband, is shot to death in his home, Dr. Ogden becomes the prime suspect. The case against her looks substantial, and her alibi proves elusive.
The investigation of a man stabbed to death with a pitchfork is complicated by a woman's dementia, multiple confessions, and similarities to a pair of star-crossed lovers from decades earlier.
A young secretary washes up on the lakeshore, drowned and with a head wound. Soon, another educated woman is murdered in the same manner. The detectives examine the connections between the victims, starting with a mysterious symbol found with their bodies.
A young woman witnesses the murder of a pawnshop proprietor and becomes literally paralyzed by fear. As Julia attempts to help her, Brackenreid investigates the death of his old war buddy from an apparent suicide in prison.
The manager of the ladies wear section at Eaton Co. is found dead at the bottom of an elevator shaft. As Murdoch investigates the employees and their motives, it becomes clear that a master manipulator is at work.
When a politician dies in a fall at the legislative building, a witness blames it on ghosts rumored to haunt the site. Murdoch looks into the politician's suspicious land deal, while Crabtree pursues his own line of inquiry against Murdoch's orders.
Toronto's mayor receives an anonymous package in the mail containing a disturbing film and a threatening message. Murdoch consults a chemist to help him find the culprit before he can release poisonous gas on the city.
When two boys discover a body in the woods near a nudist community, Murdoch must uncover the victim's relationship to the group with Crabtree's unorthodox help. Julia, meanwhile, learns that obtaining a divorce will be harder than she had anticipated.
When a bank robber is shot during the course of the crime, a witness offers Murdoch valuable clues--and claims to be Sherlock Holmes. As Murdoch investigates the murder, he also tries to solve the mystery of the young man's identity.
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