The Best Episodes of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2018

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is based on the novels of Australian author Kerry Greenwood. Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure she enjoys every moment of her lucky life.

Death Do Us Part

#1 - Death Do Us Part

Season 3 - Episode 8

When a prize-winning scientist is found murdered on the same night the man intent on murdering Henry Fisher escapes police custody, Phryne must put all misgivings aside to protect her father.

star 8.27
109 votes
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Unnatural Habits

#2 - Unnatural Habits

Season 2 - Episode 12

The gothic world of a halfway house for pregnant & wayward girls sets the scene for the death of a teenager. Phryne & Jack realise the threads of the crime lead closer to home than they suspected.

star 8.15
79 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Ysabelle Dean
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Murder in the Dark

#3 - Murder in the Dark

Season 1 - Episode 12

Phryne’s cousins and Aunt Prudence’s entire household come under suspicion when a young girl is found drowned in her aunt’s fountain on the eve of a lavish fancy dress party. Phryne and her aunt work together to investigate – until Phryne begins to doubt her own detecting skills. Was Murdoch Foyle really the man responsible for her sister’s death or was it someone much closer to Phryne – someone who was also there the day Janey disappeared from the circus all those years ago? When Foyle finally shows his hand, Phryne recovers her confidence – only to have it replaced by terror when she fears Foyle now has Jane in his sights.

star 8.11
92 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
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Dead Air

#4 - Dead Air

Season 2 - Episode 11

There's a new wireless in the Fisher household, but there's a murder on the airwaves. Dot suffers the realisation that she doesn't want to relinquish working for Miss Fisher when she marries.

star 8.09
78 votes
Writers: Ysabelle Dean, Mia Tolhurst
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The Blood Of Juana The Mad

#5 - The Blood Of Juana The Mad

Season 2 - Episode 8

Now estranged, Phryne and Jack step around each other to investigate a murder and the disappearance of a valuable manuscript.

star 8.08
79 votes
Writers: John Banas
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King Memses' Curse

#6 - King Memses' Curse

Season 1 - Episode 13

Murdoch Foyle is at large and has been connected with the mysterious death of Albert Monkton, antique dealer. In investigating the murder, Phryne discovers Murdoch Foyle’s involvement in a bizarre reincarnation cult, inspired by Ancient Egypt. Phryne’s hunt for the madman leads her on a disturbing trail of death and despair before she realises her own significance in Foyle’s grand plan. Can she overcome her nemesis and finally solve the mystery regarding the fate of her sister, Janey, or will her own death be the price she has to pay to discover the truth.

star 7.99
93 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
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Murder in Montparnasse

#7 - Murder in Montparnasse

Season 1 - Episode 7

As a young woman in Paris after the war, Phryne posed for the famous artist Pierre Sarcelle. Now, 10 years later, Sarcelle’s widow arrives in Melbourne asking for her late husband’s paintings. When she suddenly disappears, Phryne discovers the connection between Mme Sarcelle and the death of an Australian war veteran who witnessed the ‘accidental’ death of Sarcelle at Montparnasse train station. As Phryne delves into this investigation, she remembers her own days in Paris and her first love. The two worlds collide as Phryne tracks down the murderer – but Jack is the man who gives her the courage to confront her past.

star 7.95
106 votes
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Game, Set & Murder

#8 - Game, Set & Murder

Season 3 - Episode 7

When Phryne hosts a tennis tournament to raise money for female tennis players, the practice partner of a rising star is fatally bitten by a spider, and a murder investigation reveals Phryne's hidden fear.

star 7.92
108 votes
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Blood At The Wheel

#9 - Blood At The Wheel

Season 2 - Episode 7

When the driver of the ladies' motorcar rally team is found dead in her roadster, Phryne is up in arms struggling to convince Jack that her friend's death was no accident.

star 7.90
80 votes
Directors: Sian Davies
Writers: Michelle Offen
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Death On The Vine

#10 - Death On The Vine

Season 2 - Episode 10

When Phryne arrives at an idyllic vineyard to investigate a suspicious death, hostile townsfolk do everything they can to drive her out of town, and Hugh prepares for a perfect proposal.

star 7.90
78 votes
Writers: Chris Corbett
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Queen of the Flowers

#11 - Queen of the Flowers

Season 1 - Episode 9

The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher has been chosen to refine a group of delinquent flower maidens for the annual flower parade. When the body of one of her charges washes up on the beach, though, she begins to question the worth of table manners and dancing lessons. In the midst of her investigation, Jane’s mother unexpectedly resurfaces and Phryne has to face her fears about losing her ward.

star 7.88
105 votes
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Death & Hysteria

#12 - Death & Hysteria

Season 3 - Episode 5

When Phryne's Aunt Prudence opens her home to psychiatrist and natural healer, Hayden Samuels, to conduct his sanatorium for 'hysterical' women, Phryne takes on more than she bargained for.

star 7.87
112 votes
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Murder Most Scandalous

#13 - Murder Most Scandalous

Season 2 - Episode 1

When Jack's father-in-law is implicated in the brutal murder of a prostitute, Phryne decides to perfect her 'fan dance' in order to go undercover at a gentleman's club.

star 7.86
102 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Kristen Dunphy
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Murder Under The Mistletoe

#14 - Murder Under The Mistletoe

Season 2 - Episode 13

Phryne, Dot and Dr Mac happily accompany Aunt Prudence to a picturesque chalet to celebrate a white Christmas in July. The party arrives to find one of the residents dead – electrocuted while hanging festive lights. No more suspicious than the usual Miss Fisher investigation, until the body count starts to rapidly rise…

star 7.86
80 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Elizabeth Coleman
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Ruddy Gore

#15 - Ruddy Gore

Season 1 - Episode 6

At a gala performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, Phryne Fisher meets the gorgeous Lin Chung who has rescued the theatre’s leading man from some thugs in a dark alley in Chinatown. The evening continues on unexpectedly with a bizarre death onstage. What links can Phryne find between the Chinese community of Little Bourke St, the illicit opium trade and the actors treading the boards of His Majesty’s Theatre? Phryne must solve an old murder, find a new murderer, and banish the theatre's ghost who seems likely to kill again.

star 7.85
116 votes
Directors: David Caesar
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Dead Man's Chest

#16 - Dead Man's Chest

Season 2 - Episode 3

Buried treasure and pirate legends bubble to the surface in the seaside holiday town of Queenscliff and Phryne finds herself at the pointy end of a Spanish dagger.

star 7.85
92 votes
Directors: Ken Cameron
Writers: John Banas
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Death Comes Knocking

#17 - Death Comes Knocking

Season 2 - Episode 2

Phryne plays host to ghostly soldiers and exotic spiritualists and Aunt Prudence is swept up in the new spiritualist fad and enlists a famed psychic to contact her dead godson.

star 7.85
97 votes
Directors: Ken Cameron
Writers: Ysabelle Dean
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Death at the Grand

#18 - Death at the Grand

Season 3 - Episode 6

When a Hotel Concierge is pushed from the rooftop with an empty bag 'souvenired' from Phryne's house Jack calls Phryne into investigate what looks like a robbery gone wrong.

star 7.82
107 votes
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The Green Mill Murder

#19 - The Green Mill Murder

Season 1 - Episode 3

Phryne, gorgeous in her sparkling evening gown, had thought she would dance the night away at the hottest dancehall in town, the Green Mill. That was before death spoiled the evening. In jazz-mad 1920s Melbourne, Phryne finds there are hidden perils lurking in the smoky shadows – like a mystery man from her past – and it takes all her ingenuity, and her rusty flying skills, to unravel the trail of blackmail and murder.

star 7.81
145 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Michael Miller
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Murder A La Mode

#20 - Murder A La Mode

Season 2 - Episode 5

When Phryne arrives at the exclusive fashion house of Madame Fleuri for a fitting, she unexpectedly finds herself amidst a crime scene, and everyone present is a suspect!

star 7.79
82 votes
Directors: Sian Davies
Writers: Kristen Dunphy
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Murder & the Maiden

#21 - Murder & the Maiden

Season 3 - Episode 2

When a high-ranking RAAF officer disappears without explanation from an RAAF Base, Phryne is called upon by an old flame to discreetly solve the mystery.

star 7.79
101 votes
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Blood & Money

#22 - Blood & Money

Season 3 - Episode 4

The same morning Phryne is approached by a young boy whose brother has gone missing, Dr Mac calls her to advise that another boy has been found in a shallow grave near the hospital where she works.

star 7.79
110 votes
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Away with the Fairies

#23 - Away with the Fairies

Season 1 - Episode 8

Phryne investigates the puzzling death of a magazine columnist and author of fairy stories. To get to the truth, she must unearth the deceptions and rampant rivalries of the magazine’s thoroughly modern working women – and dig into the past of their token male employee. Meanwhile, Phryne rekindles her affair with the sensuous Lin Chung – whose arranged marriage has stalled in a mire of family politics and intrigue.

star 7.79
118 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
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Murder & Mozzarella

#24 - Murder & Mozzarella

Season 3 - Episode 3

In the world of family Italian restaurants, old grudges from the village are stirred up when matriarch Nonna Luisa dies and the ownership of a secret book of recipes becomes the suspected motive.

star 7.77
101 votes
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Cocaine Blues

#25 - Cocaine Blues

Season 1 - Episode 1

The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher disembarks the Orient at Victoria Dock, returning to Melbourne after years abroad. Almost as soon as she checks into the Windsor Hotel, Phryne is embroiled in mystery: poisoned husbands, cocaine smuggling rings and illegal abortionists – not to mention erotic encounters with the handsome Russian dancer, Sasha de Lisse. Her adventure reaches its steamy end in the Turkish Bath Palace off Little Lonsdale Street.

star 7.75
213 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Deborah Cox
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