The BEST Episodes of Murdoch Mysteries
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 2, 2019
Network: CBC (CA)
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 - Darkness Before Dawn (2)
Season 12 - Episode 18
Murdoch suspects John is being framed for murder by Inspector McWorthy and Brackenreid goes after the corrupt copper.
#2 - Artful Detective
Season 8 - Episode 18
During a hunt for a killer who collects macabre trophies, Murdoch becomes a target.
#3 - Hell to Pay
Season 10 - Episode 18
When a burlesque dancer asks Murdoch for help, the Station House No. 4 team find themselves embroiled in a conspiracy and unforeseen danger.
#4 - The Murdoch Trap
Season 6 - Episode 13
With his colleague sentenced to hang for murder, Detective Murdoch races to exonerate them and steps into a trap set by the real killer.
#5 - The Accident
Season 11 - Episode 7
When a man suffers life-threatening injuries in a motorcar collision, Murdoch's investigation reveals sinister motives and a case that must be solved before the victim dies.
#6 - Up From Ashes
Season 11 - Episode 1
A jailed Murdoch must prove his innocence amid police and government corruption after the constables are ambushed, Ogden is kidnapped, and Brackenreid goes missing.
#7 - 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.
#8 - Mr. Murdoch's Neighbourhood
Season 10 - Episode 13
When Murdoch and Ogden use their riverside property as a burial ground to study human decomposition, they dig up more than they imagined.
#9 - 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.
#10 - On the Waterfront (1)
Season 8 - Episode 1
Murdoch believes that the brutal murder of a waterfront merchant could be linked to the shocking assault on Inspector Brackenreid.
#11 - The Talking Dead
Season 11 - Episode 9
After obituaries are published in advance of two men's deaths, Murdoch discovers more intended victims, including a member of Station House No. 4.
#12 - 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.
#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.
#14 - Dr. Osler Regrets
Season 11 - Episode 5
A spate of murders staged as suicides leads Murdoch to suspect a sequential killer targeting the elderly.
#15 - Operation: Murder
Season 12 - Episode 2
Ogden enlists Murdoch to investigate possible sabotage in the operating room after a patient dies during a routine medical procedure.
#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 - Holy Matrimony, Murdoch!
Season 8 - Episode 4
Murdoch and Ogden intervene in the trial of a woman who has been accused of murdering her husband. The pair's nuptials approach.
#18 - Secrets and Lies
Season 12 - Episode 9
When Brackenreid leaves Toronto to help an old friend find a missing woman, he learns he’s a lot closer to the case than he thought.
#19 - Bl**dy H*ll
Season 9 - Episode 16
Murdoch and Brackenreid unwittingly put their careers at risk when they investigate high-level police corruption.
#20 - Bad Pennies
Season 13 - Episode 2
When a dockworker is shot, Murdoch pursues an elusive witness and learns anti-union thugs may be involved.
#21 - The Manual for Murder
Season 12 - Episode 16
After the release of Murdoch and Ogden's book, a series of copycat murders begin to take place.
#22 - 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.
#23 - A Murdog Mystery
Season 10 - Episode 11
While investigating the death of a championship show dog, Murdoch discovers a hidden affection for canine companions.
#25 - 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.