The BEST Episodes of Houdini & Doyle

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 31, 2021

Network: ITV

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Harry Houdini and Constable Adelaide Stratton are tasked with the cases that nobody else can solve. It challenges their sense of what is real and what is not. Houdini is a skeptic, while Doyle believes in the unseen. Their diverse viewpoints make solving crime a challenge and often Stratton is put in the middle. The trio will take on cases that involve vampires, ghosts, monsters and poltergeists…or are they a ruse to conceal murder?

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The Pall of LaPier

#1 - The Pall of LaPier

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 12, 2016

Small-town Ontario. A minister wakes to find everyone in his village dead, without the slightest sign of violence. Was this retribution for past acts of evil, as the local natives believe? And if not, how else to explain why the man of God was the only one spared?

star 8.06
266 votes
Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writers: David Hoselton

#2 - Strigoi

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 28, 2016

Bram Stoker, author of Dracula and good friend of Doyle’s, shows up at Doyle’s house in a panic. Vampire hunters are trying to kill him, believing Stoker to be a vampire. As they investigate a disturbing murder, they begin to wonder if Stoker really is a vampire, and if not, what is the dark secret he’s desperately trying to hide from the world?

star 7.82
283 votes
Writers: Carl Binder

#3 - Bedlam

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 21, 2016

When several people are found literally scared to death, the clues lead the team to Bedlam, the notorious insane asylum, with which Doyle has a disturbing history. And when he starts to lose his grip on reality, he doesn’t know if he’s losing his mind or is becoming the next victim.

star 7.78
278 votes
Writers: David N. Titcher

#4 - Necromanteion

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 5, 2016

The trio travels to Canada to investigate a homicidal poltergeist, where they are joined by other paranormal experts, including Thomas Edison, who unveils his latest invention - the Necrophone - a device that can purportedly communicate with the dead.

star 7.75
277 votes
Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writers: Melissa R. Byer, Treena Hancock
The Curse of Korzha

#5 - The Curse of Korzha

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 7, 2016

An attractive traveling medium uses her psychic gifts to solve crimes, frustrating Houdini when he can’t figure out her tricks. Doyle feels she may be the real thing, so he is mortified by her next prediction: the end of Adelaide Stratton.

star 7.61
310 votes
Writers: Josh Brandon
The Monsters of Nethermoor

#6 - The Monsters of Nethermoor

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 14, 2016

After a nightmarish encounter with otherworldly beings, a man wakes up in a field claiming his wife has been abducted by aliens. The team investigates but it’s only when Doyle has his own encounter that they learn the horrifying truth of what’s really out there.

star 7.60
313 votes
Writers: Nazrin Choudhury
In Manus Dei

#7 - In Manus Dei

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 24, 2016

At a public display by a faith healer, a heckler in the crowd is mysteriously struck down. Houdini and Doyle investigate if the healer is channelling the power of God as he claims, and if so can he help Doyle's dying wife?

star 7.60
356 votes
Directors: Daniel O'Hara
Writers: Melissa R. Byer, Treena Hancock
Spring-Heel'd Jack

#8 - Spring-Heel'd Jack

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 31, 2016

Panic grips the city as a demon who feeds off fear returns from the past, killing via seemingly impossible means, piquing the interest of Houdini and Doyle.

star 7.55
348 votes
Directors: Daniel O'Hara
Writers: Carl Binder
A Dish of Adharma

#9 - A Dish of Adharma

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 17, 2016

A 12 year old boy shoots a prominent suffragette, claiming he’s avenging a murder - his own murder in a past life. And if the trio wants to find the truth, they must solve the decades-old killing.

star 7.47
348 votes
Directors: Stephen Hopkins
Writers: David Hoselton
The Maggie's Redress

#10 - The Maggie's Redress

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 13, 2016

Houdini, Doyle and Adelaide investigate the murder of a nun in one of the notorious Magdalene Laundries. A witness claims the killer is a young woman who was tormented by the nun. The only problem is, that young woman has been dead for six months.

star 7.47
533 votes
Directors: Stephen Hopkins
Writers: David Hoselton, David N. Titcher