The Best Episodes of Murdoch Mysteries
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2019
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.
#1 - Six of the Best
Season 12 - Episode 12
Murdoch’s distressing childhood memories are evoked while investigating the death of an orphan under the care of the same Jesuit priest who taught him.
#2 - Annabella Cinderella
Season 12 - Episode 11
Crabtree and John are transporting a convicted axe murderer to prison when she escapes to exact revenge on those who testified against her.
#12 - Twentieth Century Murdoch
Season 5 - Episode 13
Murdoch investigates the claims of a man who says his time travels to the future provided him with information that allowed him to stop crimes, while the New Year's Eve Policeman's Ball offers exciting personal possibilities for the 20th century.
#13 - Drowning in Money
Season 12 - Episode 8
When a wealthy high society couple is found drowned in their pool in an apparent double suicide, Murdoch suspects murder.
#15 - On the Waterfront (2)
Season 8 - Episode 2
Murdoch and the force have to confront more violence on the waterfront as they try and bring Brackenreid's attackers to justice. Dr. Ogden and Dr. Grace go head to head in court.
#16 - Brother’s Keeper
Season 12 - Episode 7
When Watts kills a man in self-defense and Murdoch uncovers the victim’s criminal past, questions surround Watts’ story.
#17 - Love and Human Remains
Season 3 - Episode 9
Workers laboring to build a bridge across the Don River make a grisly discovery – entombed in the swamplands bordering the river are the well-preserved bodies of a man and a woman. Called to the scene, Murdoch and Ogden quickly determine that the couple was murdered. When a third body is then discovered, Murdoch has to re-evaluate the nature of the crime.
#23 - The Death of Dr. Ogden
Season 7 - Episode 18
When Julia Ogden's father passes away, she uncovers an unexpected truth behind his death - and his life. Meanwhile, Brackenreid must take over for Murdoch in the investigation of a murder amongst a group of geniuses.