Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

10 Best Episodes of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure she enjoys every moment of her lucky life. Based on author Kerry Greenwood's Phryne Fisher Murder Mystery novels.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 06, 2023.

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#15 - The Green Mill Murder (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Phryne, gorgeous in her sparkling evening gown, had thought she would dance the night away at the hottest dancehall in town, the Green Mill. That was before death spoiled the evening. In jazz-mad 1920s Melbourne, Phryne finds there are hidden perils lurking in the smoky shadows – like a mystery man from her past – and it takes all her ingenuity, and her rusty flying skills, to unravel the trail of blackmail and murder.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 183 votes.

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#14 - Death & Hysteria (Season 3 - Episode 5)


When Phryne's Aunt Prudence opens her home to psychiatrist and natural healer, Hayden Samuels, to conduct his sanatorium for 'hysterical' women, Phryne takes on more than she bargained for.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 142 votes.

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#13 - Ruddy Gore (Season 1 - Episode 6)

At a gala performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, Phryne Fisher meets the gorgeous Lin Chung who has rescued the theatre’s leading man from some thugs in a dark alley in Chinatown. The evening continues on unexpectedly with a bizarre death onstage. What links can Phryne find between the Chinese community of Little Bourke St, the illicit opium trade and the actors treading the boards of His Majesty’s Theatre? Phryne must solve an old murder, find a new murderer, and banish the theatre's ghost who seems likely to kill again.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 149 votes.

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#12 - Murder in Montparnasse (Season 1 - Episode 7)


As a young woman in Paris after the war, Phryne posed for the famous artist Pierre Sarcelle. Now, 10 years later, Sarcelle’s widow arrives in Melbourne asking for her late husband’s paintings. When she suddenly disappears, Phryne discovers the connection between Mme Sarcelle and the death of an Australian war veteran who witnessed the ‘accidental’ death of Sarcelle at Montparnasse train station. As Phryne delves into this investigation, she remembers her own days in Paris and her first love. The two worlds collide as Phryne tracks down the murderer – but Jack is the man who gives her the courage to confront her past.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 137 votes.

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#11 - Queen of the Flowers (Season 1 - Episode 9)

The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher has been chosen to refine a group of delinquent flower maidens for the annual flower parade. When the body of one of her charges washes up on the beach, though, she begins to question the worth of table manners and dancing lessons. In the midst of her investigation, Jane’s mother unexpectedly resurfaces and Phryne has to face her fears about losing her ward.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 141 votes.

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#10 - Blood at the Wheel (Season 2 - Episode 7)


When the driver of the ladies' motorcar rally team is found dead in her roadster, Phryne is up in arms struggling to convince Jack that her friend's death was no accident.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 111 votes.

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#9 - Game, Set & Murder (Season 3 - Episode 7)

When Phryne hosts a tennis tournament to raise money for female tennis players, the practice partner of a rising star is fatally bitten by a spider, and a murder investigation reveals Phryne's hidden fear.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 134 votes.

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#8 - Murder Under the Mistletoe (Season 2 - Episode 13)


Phryne, Dot and Dr Mac happily accompany Aunt Prudence to a picturesque chalet to celebrate a white Christmas in July. The party arrives to find one of the residents dead – electrocuted while hanging festive lights. No more suspicious than the usual Miss Fisher investigation, until the body count starts to rapidly rise…

The episode was rated 7.90 from 110 votes.

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#7 - King Memses' Curse (Season 1 - Episode 13)

Murdoch Foyle is at large and has been connected with the mysterious death of Albert Monkton, antique dealer. In investigating the murder, Phryne discovers Murdoch Foyle’s involvement in a bizarre reincarnation cult, inspired by Ancient Egypt. Phryne’s hunt for the madman leads her on a disturbing trail of death and despair before she realises her own significance in Foyle’s grand plan. Can she overcome her nemesis and finally solve the mystery regarding the fate of her sister, Janey, or will her own death be the price she has to pay to discover the truth.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 121 votes.

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#6 - Death on the Vine (Season 2 - Episode 10)


When Phryne arrives at an idyllic vineyard to investigate a suspicious death, hostile townsfolk do everything they can to drive her out of town, and Hugh prepares for a perfect proposal.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 105 votes.

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#5 - The Blood of Juana the Mad (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Now estranged, Phryne and Jack step around each other to investigate a murder and the disappearance of a valuable manuscript.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 111 votes.

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#4 - Murder in the Dark (Season 1 - Episode 12)


Phryne’s cousins and Aunt Prudence’s entire household come under suspicion when a young girl is found drowned in her aunt’s fountain on the eve of a lavish fancy dress party. Phryne and her aunt work together to investigate – until Phryne begins to doubt her own detecting skills. Was Murdoch Foyle really the man responsible for her sister’s death or was it someone much closer to Phryne – someone who was also there the day Janey disappeared from the circus all those years ago? When Foyle finally shows his hand, Phryne recovers her confidence – only to have it replaced by terror when she fears Foyle now has Jane in his sights.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 126 votes.

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#3 - Dead Air (Season 2 - Episode 11)

There's a new wireless in the Fisher household, but there's a murder on the airwaves. Dot suffers the realisation that she doesn't want to relinquish working for Miss Fisher when she marries.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 106 votes.

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#2 - Unnatural Habits (Season 2 - Episode 12)


The gothic world of a halfway house for pregnant & wayward girls sets the scene for the death of a teenager. Phryne & Jack realise the threads of the crime lead closer to home than they suspected.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 108 votes.

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries - S3E8

#1 - Death Do Us Part (Season 3 - Episode 8)

When a prize-winning scientist is found murdered on the same night the man intent on murdering Henry Fisher escapes police custody, Phryne must put all misgivings aside to protect her father.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 134 votes.

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