A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
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Season 1Hulu | AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Jan 25, 2008
Power Jan 25, 2008 While the electrocution of a young woman leads Murdoch to a war between rival electricity suppliers, and no less than Nikola Tesla, Crabtree finds himself attracted to a suspect.
S01 E02Feb 1, 2008
Glass Ceiling Feb 1, 2008 When two respected officers of the court are murdered, Brackenreid fears he’s next on the hit list.
S01 E03Feb 8, 2008
The Knockdown Feb 8, 2008 Fannie Robinson stands out as the most viable suspect in the death of her husband, boxer Amos Robinson.
S01 E04Feb 15, 2008
Elementary, My Dear Murdoch Feb 15, 2008 Skeptical Murdoch teams with his hero, Arthur Conan Doyle, to solve a murder that was revealed during a séance.
S01 E05Feb 22, 2008
Til Death Do Us Part Feb 22, 2008 When it is revealed that a man murdered on his wedding day was homosexual, Murdoch finds himself fighting his own beliefs.
S01 E06Feb 29, 2008
Let Loose the Dogs Feb 29, 2008 When his estranged father’s drunken body is found passed out near a murder scene, Murdoch finds himself questioning his own objectivity.
Season 2Hulu | AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Feb 11, 2009
Snakes And Ladders Feb 11, 2009 An investigator arrives from Scotland Yard who is after the infamous Jack the Ripper. Meanwhile, Murdoch takes dancing lessons so that he can escort Dr. Ogden to a ball.
S02 E02Feb 11, 2009
Mild, Mild West Feb 11, 2009 When the traveling Buffalo Bill Cody's Western Extravaganza settles in Toronto, murders happen. Inspector Murdoch must investigate the crimes while his boss becomes enamored with Annie Oakley.
S02 E03Feb 18, 2009
Dinosaur Fever Feb 18, 2009 When the unveiling of a reconstructed dinosaur skeleton at a gala event reveals the dead body of a young man found in its jaws, Murdoch must enter the world of bone-hunters to find the culprit.
S02 E04Feb 25, 2009
Houdini Whodunit Feb 25, 2009 The young Harry Houdini becomes Murdoch's prime suspect when he investigates a daring robbery-homicide. Meanwhile, Dr. Ogden's sister comes to visit and soon becomes attracted to Murdoch.
S02 E05Mar 4, 2009
The Green Muse Mar 4, 2009 The romance between Inspector Murdoch and Dr. Ogden heats up as Murdoch finds himself investigating the death of a young woman working as a high-class prostitute.
S02 E06Mar 11, 2009
Shades of Grey Mar 11, 2009 As they investigate a young woman's death, Murdoch and Dr. Ogden find their relationship threatened when they turn out to be of opposite opinions in the matter of abortion.
S02 E07Mar 18, 2009
Big Murderer On Campus Mar 18, 2009 Detective Murdoch fears that his relationship with Dr. Ogden has been permanently damaged, as he heads into investigating a seemingly perfect crime, the murder of a university professor. Meanwhile, Constable Crabtree continues his search for his biological mother.
Season 3Hulu | AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Feb 17, 2010
The Murdoch Identity Feb 17, 2010 Murdoch finds himself with amnesia and running for his life on the streets of Bristol, England, very far from home, if he knew where his home was. Taking refuge in a pub, he gains the assistance of a vivacious barmaid who helps him reconstruct his memories, escape his pursuers, and foil an assassination plot.
S03 E02Feb 24, 2010
The Great Wall Feb 24, 2010 Murdoch is called to Station House Five when a decorated constable is murdered and the local detective is ill. Murdoch finds that everyone is ready to blame an elderly Chinaman named Fong Choy because of something to do with his granddaughter, but she is nowhere to be found and Fong Choy won't talk.
S03 E03Mar 3, 2010
Victor, Victorian Mar 3, 2010 Inspector Brackenreid and Constable Crabtree are present when a man undergoing the candlelit initiation ceremony in a Masonic Temple is murdered. Murdoch's investigation uncovers another even-more-secret society.
S03 E04Mar 10, 2010
Rich Boy, Poor Boy Mar 10, 2010 Tragedy strikes close to home when Brackenreid's son Bobby suddenly disappears while playing with a friend on a sunny afternoon in bustling Allen Gardens.
S03 E05Mar 16, 2010
Me, Myself and Murdoch Mar 16, 2010 A family celebration of Alexander Reynolds' 60th birthday is dampened when he's found with a knife plunged into his chest. Murdoch is called in and soon discovers the victim was universally despised by his kin. Reynolds' family instantly falls under suspicion but the field of suspects narrows considerably when daughter Charlotte Reynolds appears in a blood soaked dress and confesses to killing her father.
S03 E06Mar 24, 2010
This One Goes to Eleven Mar 24, 2010 James Pendrick, owner of the Pendrick Building, proudly shows off his extensive art collection to a group of admirers. The highlight of the tour is a magnificent Rembrandt that Pendrick purchased on a recent trip to France. The constabulary is hired to guard the painting's return to the Pendrick mansion and is daringly stolen from the elevator, leaving a dead security guard in the car.
S03 E07Mar 31, 2010
Blood and Circuses Mar 31, 2010 There's pandemonium at Police Station Four. Something has gone terribly wrong at Barnett's Travelling Royal Circus. Lulu, the white Siberian tiger went berserk and partially devoured its trainer before escaping into the streets. Lulu has since been shot and killed but rumors have started circulating that this wasn't simply a case of 'tiger gone bad'.
Season 4Hulu | AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Feb 16, 2011
Tattered and Torn Feb 16, 2011 When a strange case crosses his desk; body parts – a foot, a hand and a headless torso - have surfaced along the Don River. Ogden’s replacement, Dr. Francis Philpott, insists the body parts are from one murder victim. But Murdoch has his doubts and contacts Ogden. Initially reluctant, Julia can’t help but be intrigued by the case. Murdoch secretly ships her the evidence and Ogden’s examination reveals they are dealing with three different victims but likely one killer.
S04 E02Feb 23, 2011
Kommando Feb 23, 2011 Murdoch and the gang are called to the scene of a grisly murder in the Don Valley, after a young man is found savagely beaten to death. The victim is Tom Meeks, a cadet at Fort York, who was on a rigorous training course that teaches guerrilla tactics. When another body is found with a ripped face to try and avoid identification, Murdoch investigates the military unit further and finds out some very disturbing underhand medical practices that the soldiers are unaware of.
S04 E03Mar 2, 2011
Buffalo Shuffle Mar 2, 2011 Despite an unsolved break-in at the station house, Murdoch announces he’s taking a vacation. His holiday turns out to be a trip in response to a telegram from Dr. Ogden requesting his help in Buffalo to solve what she thinks is a murder at The Children’s Hospital. Murdoch agrees to go - thoughts of rekindling their relationship in the back of his mind. The case involves a 14 year-old terminally ill boy, Ben Wilkie, who has died under what Ogden feels are mysterious circumstances.
S04 E04Mar 9, 2011
Downstairs Upstairs Mar 9, 2011 When the master of a wealthy household, is found face down in his morning porridge, it would seem that Murdoch has entered into a conventional drawing room mystery. The characters are all there: The murdered Percival, his aggrieved wife and two very different sons. But whereas most drawing room mysteries revolve around the affairs of the upper class, Murdoch learns that the heart of this mystery lies in the servant’s hall below the stairs, where there’s a mix of unsettled emotions and grudges to bear.
S04 E05Mar 16, 2011
Monsieur Murdoch Mar 16, 2011 Julia is getting married to Rafe in a week - the letter she wrote to Murdoch confessing her love for him is lying beneath his desk blotter and he has no idea it exists. On top of his heartbreak, he has made no progress on a case involving a young French woman who had arrived in Toronto to visit her sister, and then vanished without a trace. The case is further complicated when Murdoch arrests a dashing young Frenchman breaking into a suspect’s apartment, only to learn that he is a detective who has been hired by the disappeared woman’s father.
S04 E06Mar 23, 2011
Dead End Street Mar 23, 2011 Murdoch makes a surprising discovery at a dolls house fair; in one of the houses the artist has placed a hand firing a gun. This is no ordinary model - it’s a crime scene. Murdoch finds the creator of the streetscape, an autistic 19-year-old, Lydia, who communicates best through model building. No one has reported a murder yet, but using the model’s intricate clues left by Lydia, Murdoch discovers that someone indeed has been killed – but what happened and why? Someone is far from happy by his investigations and things begin to get even more sinister in the neighbourhood.
S04 E07Mar 30, 2011
Confederate Treasure Mar 30, 2011 The murdered body of an elderly drifter is found near the docks with a whiskey flask clenched in his hands. It looks at first like another drunk has met an unkind fate. But, when Ogden determines the victim had the liver of a teetotaler, Murdoch inspects the whiskey flask and finds a secret compartment containing what appears to be part of a coded message. The case takes an even stranger turn when a man identifying himself as the dead man’s son comes to the morgue to claim his body. Investigations lead to political conspiracies being uncovered and a far bigger case is on their hands than first expected.
Season 5Hulu | AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Feb 29, 2012
Murdoch of the Klondike Feb 29, 2012 Murdoch joins the Gold Rush in the Yukon and meets radical author Jack London.
S05 E02Mar 7, 2012
Back and to the Left Mar 7, 2012 Detective Murdoch must tread carefully when he pursues a Catholic suspect in the murder of an Alderman, killed during the attempted assassination of the city's Protestant Mayor.
S05 E03Mar 14, 2012
Evil Eye of Egypt Mar 14, 2012 When Detective Murdoch investigates a series of deaths linked to an exhibition of Egyptian antiquities, Constable Crabtree is convinced a Mummy's curse is to blame.
S05 E04Mar 21, 2012
War on Terror Mar 21, 2012 While investigating an explosion, Detective Murdoch infiltrates an anarchist group lead by American labour organizer, Emma Goldman.
S05 E05Mar 28, 2012
Murdoch at the Opera Mar 28, 2012 With the close assistance of opera-loving Inspector Brackenreid, Detective Murdoch investigates the murder of a young opera singer acting as the understudy for a tempestuous diva.
S05 E06Apr 4, 2012
Who Killed the Electric Carriage? Apr 4, 2012 Detective Murdoch suspects the ambitious inventor of an electric vehicle murdered an associate who stood in the way of his plans to compete with Henry Ford.
Season 6Hulu | AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S06 E01Jan 8, 2013
Murdoch Air Jan 8, 2013 Murdoch investigates the crash of a flying machine that killed a man, uncovering conspiracy and sabotage.
S06 E02Jan 15, 2013
Winston's Lost Night Jan 15, 2013 Detective Murdoch suspects a soldier after a veteran is slain by a sword.
S06 E03Jan 22, 2013
Murdoch on the Corner Jan 22, 2013 Murdoch films a street corner to catch a killer.
S06 E04Jan 29, 2013
A Study in Sherlock Jan 29, 2013 Two bank safe deposit boxes that were being transferred are taken by thieves and the crime is investigated by Detective Murdoch. The getaway driver for the thieves is killed. While on scene someone claiming to be Sherlock Holmes shows up and provides some helpful information. Dr. Ogden figures out that he is actually David Kingsley who at one time was treated for mental illness. "Sherlock Holmes" appears to have the qualities of the fictional character of the same name such as the ability to "read" an individual or a crime scene.
S06 E05Feb 5, 2013
Murdoch Au Naturel Feb 5, 2013 Murdoch enlists some revealing detective work while investigating a murder at a nudist community.
S06 E06Feb 12, 2013
Murdoch and the Cloud of Doom Feb 12, 2013 A toxic gas will be released into the city of Toronto, unless Murdoch can find a way to stop it.
Season 7AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S07 E01Oct 1, 2013
Murdoch Ahoy Oct 1, 2013 The owner of the SS Keewatin, Clarence MacFarlane, receives a threat and Detective Murdoch and Inspector Brackenreid board to investigate. About to sail on its maiden voyage bound for Rochester, New York, Murdoch wants to stay aboard after he learns that Julia is one of the guests on board for the maiden voyage. Their investigation uncovers a real threat to the ship.
S07 E02Oct 8, 2013
Tour de Murdoch Oct 8, 2013 Murdoch suspects an athlete died from large doses of a mysterious stimulant.
S07 E03Oct 15, 2013
The Filmed Adventures of Detective William Murdoch Oct 15, 2013 While investigating a murder in a movie house, Murdoch is pulled into the drama of James Pendrick's filmmaking venture.
S07 E04Oct 22, 2013
Return of Sherlock Holmes Oct 22, 2013 Murdoch investigates a nanny's disappearance with the so-called real Sherlock Holmes.
S07 E05Oct 29, 2013
Murdoch of the Living Dead Oct 29, 2013 A man who appears to have returned from the dead is the prime suspect in his wife's murder.
S07 E06Nov 5, 2013
Murdochophobia Nov 5, 2013 Detective Murdoch faces his fears when a phobia patient is murdered.
Season 8AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S08 E01Oct 7, 2014
On the Waterfront: Part One Oct 7, 2014 Murdoch believes that the brutal murder of a waterfront merchant could be linked to the shocking assault on Inspector Brackenreid.
S08 E02Oct 14, 2014
On the Waterfront: Part Two Oct 14, 2014 Murdoch and the force have to confront more violence on the waterfront as they try and bring Brackenreid to justice. Dr. Ogden and Dr. Grace go head to head in court.
S08 E03Oct 21, 2014
Glory Days Oct 21, 2014 Murdoch and legendary lawman Bat Masterson unite to hunt for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid.
S08 E04Nov 4, 2014
Holy Matrimony, Murdoch! Nov 4, 2014 As their wedding day approaches, Murdoch and Ogden intervene in the trial of a woman accused of killing her husband.
S08 E05Nov 11, 2014
Murdoch Takes Manhattan Nov 11, 2014 During their honeymoon in New York, Murdoch and Ogden uncover a deadly conspiracy threatening U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt.
S08 E06Nov 18, 2014
The Murdoch Appreciation Society Nov 18, 2014 Murdoch's admirers interfere with a murder investigation; Ogden thinks about running for office.
Season 9AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S09 E01Oct 6, 2015
Nolo Contendere Oct 6, 2015 While Crabtree serves time for the murder of his sweetheart's husband, Murdoch investigates an inmate stabbing that may be connected to the case.
S09 E02Oct 13, 2015
Marked Twain Oct 13, 2015 Murdoch and his colleagues must protect the safety of author Mark Twain after he stirs up controversy during a speaking engagement in Toronto.
S09 E03Oct 27, 2015
Double Life Oct 27, 2015 It is the eve of Dr Grace's departure for England, when a young suffragette is murdered. Murdoch is called to investigate.
S09 E04Nov 3, 2015
Barenaked Ladies Nov 3, 2015 When statues made from the bodies of naked women are discovered, Murdoch suspects a serial killer who knew the victims.
S09 E05Nov 10, 2015
24 Hours Til Doomsday Nov 10, 2015 Murdoch's investigation into a secret space program that could incite war between the U.S. and Canada leads him to an old friend. Get ready for one of the most extraordinary episodes of Murdoch Mysteries ever.
S09 E06Nov 17, 2015
The Local Option Nov 17, 2015 Murdoch investigates the poisoning of an anti-prohibition politician while Margaret Brackenreid hosts a visit from radical temperance advocate Carrie Nation.
Season 10AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S10 E01Oct 11, 2016
Great Balls of Fire (Pt I) Oct 11, 2016 Murdoch suspects that rivals for a wealthy bachelor's affections may be responsible for a debutante's murder.
S10 E02Oct 18, 2016
Great Balls of Fire (Pt 2) Oct 18, 2016 A massive fire consumes Toronto, complicating Murdoch's investigation into the murders of two young women.
S10 E03Oct 25, 2016
A Study in Pink Oct 25, 2016 After Murdoch discovers his childhood friend turned private investigator, Freddie Pink, might be implicated in a murder, he enlists his latest invention to find the truth.
S10 E04Nov 1, 2016
Concocting a Killer Nov 1, 2016 When a murder case is reopened, Murdoch and Ogden must confront the possibility that they sent the wrong man to prison.
S10 E05Nov 8, 2016
Jagged Little Pill Nov 8, 2016 Murdoch and Ogden investigate the poisoning of a businessman. Rebecca is suspicious of a student's suicide.
S10 E06Nov 15, 2016
Bend It Like Brakenreid Nov 15, 2016 While Murdoch investigates a football player's death, Brackenreid gets caught up in the team's Olympic quest.
Season 11AcornTV | Rent or Buy
S11 E01Sep 26, 2017
Up From Ashes Sep 26, 2017 A jailed Murdoch must prove his innocence amid police and government corruption after the constables are ambushed, Ogden is kidnapped, and Brackenreid goes missing.
S11 E02Oct 3, 2017
Merlot Mysteries Oct 3, 2017 Murdoch and Watts discover fraud after a wine connoisseur is poisoned.
S11 E03Oct 10, 2017
8 Footsteps Oct 10, 2017 A recording device made by Alexander Graham Bell assists in the investigation of a murder at a dinner honoring Helen Keller.
S11 E04Oct 17, 2017
The Canadian Patient Oct 17, 2017 Murdoch investigates a surgeon performing cutting-edge organ transplants.
S11 E05Oct 24, 2017
Dr. Osler Regrets Oct 24, 2017 A spate of murders staged as suicides leads Murdoch to suspect a sequential killer targeting the elderly.
S11 E06Nov 7, 2017
The Accident Nov 7, 2017 Murdoch investigates a car accident and uncovers sinister motives.
S11 E07Nov 14, 2017
21 Murdoch Street Nov 14, 2017 In an attempt to solve a murder, Crabtree and Constable Brackenreid go undercover at a boys school.
S102 E01Dec 12, 2016
Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas Dec 12, 2016 When brazen robberies target Toronto's wealthiest businessmen just days before Christmas, Murdoch and Brackenreid's jobs are under fire if they don't quickly solve the case. Meanwhile, Jackson and James team up to bring Christmas spirit to the Station House, Crabtree's latest novel finds some unlikely fans, and Ogden is stalked by two street urchins who need her help.
S103 E01Dec 18, 2017
Murdoch Mysteries: Home for the Holidays Dec 18, 2017 Murdoch and Julia travel to Victoria, British Columbia, to spend Christmas with Murdoch's brother, but instead of a relaxing holiday, they end up investigating a murder at an archaeological site. Mrs. Brackenreid urges her husband to invest in a money-making scheme run by a man named Ponzi.