TV Episodes The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes  

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Murdoch in Toyland is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Me, Myself and Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Twentieth Century Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 3 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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The Murdoch Trap is listed (or ranked) 4 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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A Study in Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 5 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) 6 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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Bad Medicine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Rocky Holmes added Bad Medicine 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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Stroll on the Wild Side (Part ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Stroll on the Wild Side (Part 1) 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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The Murdoch Identity is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Murdoch in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Murdoch in Wonderland 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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Love and Human Remains is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Victor, Victorian is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Victor, Victorian 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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Stroll on the Wild Side, Part ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 5 Episode 8: The Black Hand reenters Anna's life, and the investigation into the librarian's death heats up when another young woman becomes a victim. Crabtree discovers clues in some steamy stories, and Dr. Ogden's political views cause tensions with her husband.

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Invention Convention is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Invention Convention Apr 24 2012 Murdoch meets inventor Alexander Graham Bell when a ruthless inventor is killed by a rival.

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The Evil Eye of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Elementary, My Dear Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Elementary, My Dear Murdoch 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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This One Goes to Eleven is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
This One Goes to Eleven 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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Rich Boy, Poor Boy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Rich Boy, Poor Boy 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 Annoying Red Planet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 1 Episode 13: When a reclusive woodworker and amateur astronomer is found hanging high in a tree, mounting evidence points to one conclusion: he was murdered by Martians. Constable Crabtree becomes convinced of an imminent alien invasion, but Murdoch searches for more earthly answers.

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Murdoch on the Corner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
gooey-goodra added Murdoch on the Corner Jan 21 2013 Murdoch films a street corner to catch a killer.

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Winston's Lost Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Winston's Lost Night Jan 14 2013 Detective Murdoch suspects a soldier after a veteran is slain by a sword.

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Crime & Punishment is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 6 Episode 12: When Darcy Garland, Julia's husband, is shot to death in his home, Dr. Ogden becomes the prime suspect. The case against her looks substantial, and her alibi proves elusive.

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Dead End Street is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Double Life is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 9 Episode 3: As Emily and Lillian prepare to set sail for England, a shocking corpse turns up on Emily's last day as city coroner. Murdoch takes over the case, which includes a missing private investigator, secret safety deposit box, and assumed identities.

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Kung Fu Crabtree is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 7 Episode 16: A group of Chinese officials are in town searching for rebels who have fled to Toronto.

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The Murdoch Sting is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 7 Episode 13: The president of the Canadian Bank goes missing, along with his mysterious fiancée named Cassie Chadwick.

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Monsieur Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 4 Episode 5: The disappearance of a visiting Parisian girl thrusts Murdoch into an odd partnership with French detective Marcel Guillaume. Brackenreid ponders a political career.

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Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 102 Episode 1: When brazen robberies target Toronto’s wealthiest businessmen just days before Christmas, Murdoch and Brackenreid’s jobs are under fire if they don’t quickly solve the case. Meanwhile, Jackson and James team up to bring Christmas spirit to the Station House, Crabtree’s latest novel finds some unlikely fans, and Ogden is stalked by two street urchins who need her help.

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Power is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Power Jan 24 2008 Daniel Pratt, owner of Toronto Electric & Light, has made his fortune by lighting the city streets with direct current (DC). But now council is considering a new form of electricity called ...more

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Voices is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 4 Episode 10: A priest's corpse turns up in a convent overseen by someone closely connected to Murdoch. The detective learns that the victim isn't who he appears to be, and a cloistered nun has divine revelations providing clues to the murder.

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Loch Ness Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 7 Episode 7: In the middle of a heat wave, a woman turns up dead on the beach of Lake Ontario. When it is discovered that she was a contestant of a purity pageant, the team's attention turns to her competition.

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Unlucky in Love is listed (or ranked) 32 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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Weekend at Murdoch’s... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 10 Episode 8: To catch a killer, Murdoch and Crabtree pretend a murdered witness is still alive. 

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Artful Detective is listed (or ranked) 34 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.

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Friday the 13th, 1901 is listed (or ranked) 35 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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Belly Speaker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
abbey-jin added Belly Speaker Mar 20 2008 Roddy Grimesby is found dead from a lethal ingestion of varnish. When the police show up at the crime scene, the victim’s son Harcourt – a ventriloquist – is found hiding in the closet with his ...more

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A Merry Murdoch Christmas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 101 Episode 1: At a Christmas charity gala for sick children, the host, dressed as Santa Claus, is found with a broken neck and all the presents are stolen. When witnesses report hearing a wild animal near the scene, Crabtree suspects the legendary creature Krampus.

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From Murdoch to Eternity is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 10 Episode 14: Murdoch creates a mysterious tonic that restores youthful vitality, but his pursuit of a partnership alarms Crabtree.

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Return of Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 7 Episode 4: Murdoch is called to the scene of a murder only to find another detective already there. Much to his surprise, it is the great Sherlock Holmes--or at least someone pretending to be the beloved detective.

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Holy Matrimony, Murdoch! is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 8 Episode 4: With their wedding fast approaching, Murdoch and Julia are distracted by the plight of a woman on trial for killing her husband. When new evidence comes to light, the two set about reinvestigating the crime even as they walk down the aisle.

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Hangman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 3 Episode 11: While Dr. Ogden is examining a suspicious mark on the body of the recently hanged Cecil Fox, the man suddenly wakes, knocks her unconscious, and flees the morgue. The incident forces Murdoch to reexamine other recent cases, with some surprising results.

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Bend it Like Brackenreid  is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 10 Episode 6: As Murdoch investigates the strange death of a footballer, Brackenreid gets caught up in the team’s run for the Olympics

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Who Killed the Electric Carria... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Who Killed the Electric Carriage? Apr 03 2012 Detective Murdoch suspects the ambitious inventor of an electric vehicle murdered an associate who stood in the way of his plans to compete with Henry Ford.

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Houdini Whodunit is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 2 Episode 4: A bank robbery and two murders seem to implicate the brash young Harry Houdini. His flirtatious assistant--who happens to be Dr. Ogden's sister--is convinced the illusionist is innocent. While the women vie for Murdoch's attention, Inspector Brackenreid is determined to keep Houdini in chains.

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Kissing Bandit is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 4 Episode 12: A dashing masked robber steals from banks and gives to the poor a la Robin Hood, but Toronto is no Sherwood Forest. Undaunted by the sensational reporting of Paddy Glynn or the detective's longing for Dr. Ogden, Murdoch doggedly probes the crimes.

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Republic of Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 7 Episode 8: When the body of a Newfoundland man is found, Inspector Crabtree-from Newfoundland himself-chases after the only suspect, but can't quite keep up.

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Hades Hath No Fury is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 10 Episode 15: An explosion involving the mysterious woman Watts has been investigating leads Murdoch to a surreptitious community.

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The Filmed Adventures of Detec... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 7 Episode 3: A man is shot dead at the premiere of a moving picture with new sound technology-and no one notices until the lights come back on.

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What Lies Buried is listed (or ranked) 49 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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Stroll on the Wild Side, Part ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Murdoch Mysteries Episodes
Season 5 Episode 7: The abduction of a librarian reveals that the seemingly shy young woman harbored a secret life and reunites Murdoch with a former flame. Dr. Ogden ends up on the wrong side of the law when she agitates for women's rights.