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The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes  

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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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Murdoch in Toyland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Murdoch in Toyland May 08 2012
Murdoch is taunted by a murderer who leaves dolls with personal messages at crime scenes.
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Nolo Contendere is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Me, Myself and Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Me, Myself and Murdoch 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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Back and to the Left is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 5 Episode 2: With tensions simmering between Protestants and Catholics, the police department is on high alert during an Orange Day parade. When a town alderman is shot by a sniper in the midst of the festivities, Toronto's Irish Catholic residents fall under suspicion.
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Twentieth Century Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Twentieth Century Murdoch 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 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 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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The Murdoch Trap is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Body Double is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 1 Episode 7: When a corpse crashes through a theatre's ceiling and lands onstage in the midst of Macbeth, Murdoch and Brackenreid delve into the backstage intrigues of the city's leading Shakespearean acting troupe.
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I, Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 2 Episode 8: A young boy comes to the station with a strange report about a giant knight, but Murdoch brushes it off as a tall tale. When the boy goes missing after two bizarre murders and the appearance of a Prussian assassin, Murdoch begins to suspect something more sinister.
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Werewolves is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 2 Episode 12: A savage killing--seemingly committed by an animal--has some people convinced that a werewolf is on the prowl. As Murdoch searches for a logical explanation, he finds himself again torn between his feelings for Enid and his lingering affection for Dr. Ogden.
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Victoria Cross is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 6 Episode 9: A young woman witnesses the murder of a pawnshop proprietor and becomes literally paralyzed by fear. As Julia attempts to help her, Brackenreid investigates the death of his old war buddy from an apparent suicide in prison.
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Murdoch of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 7 Episode 5: When a woman is found dead in a river, Murdoch begins investigating her husband. The man shows no emotions, and Murdoch is confused by an admission by the man's daughter.
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From Buffalo with Love is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 9 Episode 17: A man is murdered during a performance at the Star Room, an infamous burlesque club, Murdoch, Ogden and Brackenreid discover that Crabtree was in attendance at the time. He becomes involved with one of the performers while Murdoch and Inspector Brackenreid travel to Buffalo to discover the identity of the victim.
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Concocting a Killer   is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 10 Episode 4: When a murder case is reopened, Murdoch and Ogden must confront the possibility that they sent the wrong man to prison. 
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Jagged Little Pill  is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 10 Episode 5: Murdoch and Ogden investigate the poisoning of a philandering businessman; Rebecca James has suspicions about a fellow medical student’s suicide. 
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Painted Ladies  is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 10 Episode 7: Murdoch suspects a connection between dead men found with lipstick smudges on their faces and Crabtree’s burlesque dancer sweetheart. 
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The Murdoch Identity is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
The Murdoch Identity 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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Love and Human Remains is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Love and Human Remains 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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Dinosaur Fever is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 2 Episode 3: Famed paleontologist Barkeley Blake is in town to premiere his latest discovery, but Murdoch's evening with Dr. Ogden is ruined when the event becomes a crime scene. While tracking the killer, the team discovers that the bone hunters are involved in blackmail, sabotage, and secret romances.
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Blood and Circuses is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 3 Episode 7: Bedlam strikes Barnett's Traveling Royal Circus when an out-of-control tiger kills its trainer before escaping. Although the animal is later caught, Murdoch suspects the case may be more complicated than it appears and begins investigating the other circus performers.
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The Black Hand is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 4 Episode 9: Murdoch's old friend Anna Fulford gets engaged to a New York businessman, but plans for Niagara nuptials come crashing down when Anna's fiancé turns up dead. Murdoch suspects the Black Hand, a ruthless pre-Mafia group.
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Murdoch and the Cloud of Doom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 6 Episode 6: Toronto's mayor receives an anonymous package in the mail containing a disturbing film and a threatening message. Murdoch consults a chemist to help him find the culprit before he can release poisonous gas on the city.