The BEST Episodes of Mr & Mrs Murder

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2020

Network: Network Ten

Charlie and Nicola Buchanan (Shaun Micallef and Kat Stewart) are crime scene cleaners. As they go about their work, they collect evidence and clues the police may have missed. Every now and then, they get carried away with helping solve the mysteries the police have trouble closing.


#1 - Zootopia

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 8, 2013

When Gary, the big cat keeper dies and Marie, the hippo keeper goes missing, it looks like the food chain has been reversed at Maabade Zoo. But it's not the animals out for blood, it's murder.

star 9.00
5 votes
Directors: Daniel Nettheim
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
The Course Whisperer

#2 - The Course Whisperer

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 15, 2013

Chef Bryce Cormac is killed in his renowned restaurant, Razorback. With no body found, the menu of suspects grows but which of them has the greatest appetite for murder?

star 8.71
7 votes
Directors: Abe Forsythe
Writers: Marieke Hardy
Keeping Up Appearances

#3 - Keeping Up Appearances

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 1, 2013

A beautiful young woman has an ugly end when she lands in the garden below a cosmetic surgery clinic for the rich and famous. Did she commit suicide as retribution against the clinic? Or was it murder?

star 8.33
6 votes
Directors: Jet Wilkinson
Writers: Katherine Thomson
A Flare for Murder

#4 - A Flare for Murder

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 10, 2013

It’s more than a shot across the bow when young solo sailor Jennifer Travers is murdered on her yacht with a flare gun. Who would kill Jennifer in her homeport after her year-long voyage at sea? Nicola and Charlie navigate their way through the clues: a cut that won’t heal, a hidden compartment and a coded message. In discovering Jennifer’s secret, they strike a whole new mystery. But someone has their hand on the rudder for the twists and turns of this mystery – and they have earmarked Nicola for a watery grave.

star 8.25
8 votes
Directors: Peter Salmon
Writers: Timothy Hobart
The Art of Murder

#5 - The Art of Murder

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 17, 2013

A homeless man is found crushed to death under a floating wall at a modern art gallery. When the death is declared a burglary gone wrong, a doubtful Nicola and Charlie investigate.

star 8.00
36 votes
Directors: Abe Forsythe
Writers: Timothy Hobart
A Dog's Life

#6 - A Dog's Life

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 27, 2013

Charlie and Nicola Buchanan find themselves in an affluent golfing community, cleaning up the remains of a former golf champion who was mauled by a dog. Using an out-of-place photograph, a common dog trick and a disappearing golf hole, Nicola and Charlie uncover the murderer. But Nicola’s literal worst fear is realised when the terrifying dog is turned onto them and the question must be asked – how will Nicola and Charlie escape the jaws of death?

star 7.95
19 votes
Directors: Sian Davies
Writers: John Hugginson
Little Boxes

#7 - Little Boxes

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 24, 2013

When upper crust James Langlan is harpooned through the chest in a heritage bathing box, it sends a dark ripple through a wealthy seaside community. Was it a robbery gone wrong? Or a crime of passion?

star 7.89
9 votes
Directors: Jet Wilkinson
Writers: Harold Jordan
Thoroughly Dead Thoroughbred

#8 - Thoroughly Dead Thoroughbred

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 3, 2013

When Cardwell Stable's vet is murdered with an overdose of ketamine, Nicola and Charlie saddle up to investigate. They uncover a despicable secret and the field of suspects immediately narrows. From pillar to post, the clues just don’t make seem to make horse sense. That’s until a soy sauce fish, touch-typed gibberish and the smell of liquorice car freshener spur Nicola and Charlie into action. They uncover a despicable secret and the field of suspects immediately narrows.

star 7.70
10 votes
Directors: Peter Salmon
Writers: Jay Barnes
The Next Best Man

#9 - The Next Best Man

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 27, 2013

The Best Man is poisoned on the eve of a wedding on the glamorous Scaletta family estate. He was the CFO of their successful family business, and advocating for some big changes within it. The best man Adam McEwen is poisoned on the eve of a lavish wedding on the glamorous Scaletta family estate. He was the chief financial officer of their very successful family business, and advocating for some big changes within it. When Peter, the investigating officer’s ex-wife emerges as the main suspect (looking suspiciously like Nicola), this week our Mr & Mrs Murder must walk down their investigative aisle with care. Through a pet koala, contact lenses and a collection of classic cars, Nicola and Charlie discover that this murder was sealed with a kiss.

star 7.54
13 votes
Directors: Sian Davies
Writers: Sian Davies
Lost Soul

#10 - Lost Soul

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 20, 2013

They say life’s a cabaret, but that’s hardly the case when the leading lady in the musical theatre show Lost Soul is found murdered beneath the stage. Performing the lead in a musical about Amy Winehouse and the “27 Club”, the death of Linda, aged twenty-seven, sets tensions on high. With falling lights, accidents and now a murder, the cast and of the musical Lost Soul are convinced that their production is cursed. A motorcycle accident, secret tunnels and coriander perfume uncover a hotbed of suspects. Was someone out to steal her role? Was she having an affair? Or is this production well and truly cursed? As Nicola and Charlie tread the boards, scour “hell” and try to find the killer, will another life be taken before the final curtain falls?

star 7.47
17 votes
Directors: Daniel Nettheim
Writers: Christine Bartlett
En Vogue

#11 - En Vogue

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 6, 2013

Charlie and Nicola's hazard suits may not be the latest collection from Paris or Milan but it doesn’t stop them from entering the glamorous, fabulous and superficial world of runway shows, photo shoots and haute couture. Wild child designer Jonah Ellroy is a fashion victim of a different kind when a flying mirror kills him on the catwalk at the finale of his runway show. For a man who courted scandal at every turn, Jonah’s catalogue of controversy bears many who could be out for revenge. How can a molar defect, the language of flowers and high heels point to the murderer? As our Mr & Mrs Murder close in on the killer and a tragic tale of revenge, they must rush to save a life that hangs precariously in the balance.

star 7.20
15 votes
Directors: Sian Davies
Writers: Marieke Hardy
Atlas Drugged

#12 - Atlas Drugged

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 13, 2013

It’s a murderous level of muscle burn when a champion bodybuilder is found drugged and baked to death on a sunbed. There’s a bulging mass of suspects: an overshadowed brother, a jealous rival, a devoted trainer and a long time grudge-holder. The mystery deepens when Charlie is attacked, and the main suspect disappears. As Nicola and Charlie cleverly piece together the truth through misplaced weights, fake-tan stains and Sylvester Stallone’s arrest record, they end up face to face with a giant-killer in the creepiest of places – the morgue.

star 7.19
16 votes
Directors: Shirley Barrett
Writers: Bridie O'Neill
Early Checkout

#13 - Early Checkout

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 20, 2013

Tonight’s debut episode takes place in a hip hotel, when national hero Marty O’Connor is found murdered, the killer must be the knife-wielding room service attendant found standing over the body… or is it? As Nicola and Charlie delve deeper they discover this hotel has as many mysteries as it does floors. Who is Frank? And why do Nicola and Charlie have an “escort” in their hotel room? Through disparate clues about a party drug, a laundry chute and unsanitary habits, can Nicola and Charlie pinpoint the real killer and the tainted past of a hero?

star 7.13
32 votes
Directors: Shirley Barrett
Writers: Kirsty Fisher