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The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes 

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List of the best Murdoch Mysteries episodes, as determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Murdoch Mysteries episodes of all time are. Fans of Murdoch Mysteries are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

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The Great Wall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 3 Episode 2: When a policeman is murdered in Chinatown, the force wants to pin the blame on an elderly immigrant, but Murdoch isn't sure they have the right man. Risking his reputation, he begins to investigate his colleagues.
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What Lies Buried is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 8 Episode 7: During renovations of the police station, workmen dig up a body buried in the building's cement. When the dead man is identified as a constable who disappeared in 1881, the tables are turned as the cops become the suspects.
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Nolo Contendere is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 9 Episode 1: Crabtree is in prison for the murder of Archibald Brooks. When an inmate claiming to know something about Edna Brooks is killed, Crabtree worries that she may be in danger. Murdoch looks into a break-in at her house that may have been perpetrated by Edna herself.
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Murdoch in Toyland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Murdoch in Toyland Episode: 11, Season: Murdoch Mysteries - Season 5

Original Airing: May 08 2012

Murdoch is taunted by a murderer who leaves dolls with personal messages at crime scenes.
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The Murdoch Trap is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 6 Episode 13: With Julia's life at stake, Murdoch, Brackenreid, and Crabtree work together to try to prove her innocence. Murdoch ends up confronting an old enemy in a game of wits.
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Me, Myself and Murdoch ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Me, Myself and Murdoch Episode: 5, Season: The Murdoch Mysteries (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: Mar 16 2010

A family celebration of Alexander Reynolds' 60th birthday is dampened when he's found with a knife plunged into his chest. Murdoch is called in and soon discovers the victim was universally ...more
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Twentieth Century Murdoc... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Twentieth Century Murdoch Episode: 13, Season: Murdoch Mysteries - Season 5

Original Airing: May 22 2012

As New Year's Eve and the twentieth century approaches, Detective Murdoch is suspicious of Gideon Turner, who claims he has knowledge of soon-to-be-committed crimes but refuses to say how or ...more
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A Study in Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
A Study in Sherlock Episode: 4, Season: Murdoch Mysteries - Season 6

Original Airing: Jan 28 2013

A man claiming to be Sherlock Holmes is the prime suspect in a murderous gang of armed robbers.
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Snakes And Ladders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Snakes And Ladders Episode: 1, Season: The Murdoch Mysteries (2008) - Season 2

Original Airing: Feb 10 2009

An investigator arrives from Scotland Yard who is after the infamous Jack the Ripper. Meanwhile, Murdoch takes dancing lessons so that he can escort Dr. Ogden to a ball.
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Love and Human Remains ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Love and Human Remains Episode: 9, Season: The Murdoch Mysteries (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: Apr 13 2010

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 ...more
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The Murdoch Identity is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
The Murdoch Identity Episode: 1, Season: The Murdoch Mysteries (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: Feb 16 2010

Murdoch finds himself with amnesia and running for his life on the streets of Bristol, England, very far from home, if he knew where his home was. Taking refuge in a pub, he gains the assistance ...more
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Bad Medicine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Rocky Holmes added Bad Medicine Episode: 11, Season: The Murdoch Mysteries (2008) - Season 1

Original Airing: Apr 03 2008

Dr. Grout, a co-founder of a medical research institute, is found with arrows jutting from his back, and the letters "Wy" written in blood on a nearby rock. According to medium Sarah ...more
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Dead End Street is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 4 Episode 6: Murdoch suspects that a detailed miniature streetscape of a Toronto neighborhood contains clues to a homicide. But the artist is an "idiot savant," unable to finger the killer.
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Stroll on the Wild Side ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Stroll on the Wild Side (Part 1) Episode: 7, Season: Murdoch Mysteries - Season 5

Original Airing: Apr 10 2012

When Detective Murdoch investigates the abduction of Lucille Messing (Tori Anderson) a shy, churchgoing librarian, he's stunned to discover his friend, Anna Fulford (Lisa Faulkner), working at ...more
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Murdoch in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Murdoch in Wonderland Episode: 13, Season: Murdoch Mysteries - Season 4

Original Airing: May 10 2011

When a woman is found murdered at a costume party held in honour of the late Lewis Carroll, all clues point to a man dressed as the Mad Hatter. It seems obvious that this is the killer? This is ...more
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Victor, Victorian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Victor, Victorian Episode: 3, Season: The Murdoch Mysteries (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: Mar 02 2010

Inspector Brackenreid and Constable Crabtree are present when a man undergoing the candlelit initiation ceremony in a Masonic Temple is murdered. Murdoch's investigation uncovers another ...more
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Invention Convention is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Invention Convention Episode: 9, Season: Murdoch Mysteries - Season 5

Original Airing: Apr 24 2012

Murdoch meets inventor Alexander Graham Bell when a ruthless inventor is killed by a rival.
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Elementary, My Dear Murd... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Elementary, My Dear Murdoch Episode: 4, Season: The Murdoch Mysteries (2008) - Season 1

Original Airing: Feb 14 2008

Murdoch teams with his hero, Arthur Conan Doyle, to solve a murder that was revealed during a séance led by medium Sarah Pensall. It seems the victim, Ida Winston – a member of a ...more
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Rich Boy, Poor Boy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Rich Boy, Poor Boy Episode: 4, Season: The Murdoch Mysteries (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: Mar 09 2010

Tragedy strikes close to home when Brackenreid's son Bobby suddenly disappears while playing with a friend on a sunny afternoon in bustling Allen Gardens.
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The Evil Eye of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 5 Episode 3: When an Egyptian sarcophagus is opened at a museum exhibit, a hidden cobra delivers a fatal bite to one of the expedition's archaeologists. Further strange incidents incite rumors of a mummy's curse--and bolster sales of Crabtree's Egyptian-themed adventure novel.
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This One Goes to Eleven ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
This One Goes to Eleven Episode: 6, Season: The Murdoch Mysteries (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: Mar 23 2010

James Pendrick, owner of the Pendrick Building, proudly shows off his extensive art collection to a group of admirers. The highlight of the tour is a magnificent Rembrandt that Pendrick ...more
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Unlucky in Love is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 9 Episode 12: The deadly electrocution of a groom on his wedding day leads Murdoch to suspect the bride, whose four previous husbands died under suspicious circumstances. Crabtree teaches a writing class and meets Anne of Green Gables author Lucy Maud Montgomery.
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Friday the 13th, 1901 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 7 Episode 14: Emily, and several of their friends venture to a cabin on a secluded island to celebrate a bachelorette party. What was supposed to be a carefree time away from the city suddenly turns dark.
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Murdoch on the Corner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
gooey-goodra added Murdoch on the Corner Episode: 3, Season: Murdoch Mysteries - Season 6

Original Airing: Jan 21 2013

Murdoch films a street corner to catch a killer.
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Artful Detective is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 8 Episode 18: As bodies pile up in the morgue, the victims killed in different ways but most missing the same macabre trophy, it appears that a sequential killer is on the loose in Toronto. While Murdoch hunts for the culprit, Crabtree deals with a perilous situation of his own.