Murdoch Mysteries

10 Best Episodes of Murdoch Mysteries

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.

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#1 - Darkness Before the Dawn (2) (Season 12 - Episode 18)

Murdoch suspects John is being framed for murder by Inspector McWorthy and Brackenreid goes after the corrupt copper.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 142 votes.

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#2 - Everything Is Broken Part Two (Season 14 - Episode 11)


Reeling from a personal revelation, Murdoch seeks to avenge the murder of Anna Fulford.

The episode was rated 8.25 from 97 votes.

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#3 - Sometimes They Come Back (2) (Season 16 - Episode 2)

Murdoch suspects Hart is lying about her father's death. Brackenreid leads a PI to Watts endangering both their futures.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 61 votes.

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#4 - Stroll on the Wild Side (Pt 2) (Season 5 - Episode 8)


After saving his lover Anna from the Black Hand, Detective Murdoch bargains for her life. During his investigation into the murder of a shy librarian with a secret life, he encounters another young woman behaving seductively.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 132 votes.

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#5 - Artful Detective (Season 8 - Episode 18)

During a hunt for a killer who collects macabre trophies, Murdoch becomes a target.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 189 votes.

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#6 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 159 votes.

Murdoch Mysteries - S16E1

#7 - Sometimes They Come Back (1) (Season 16 - Episode 1)

Crabtree bails on his marriage plans after a prophecy. Murdoch investigates the bizarre murder of two gravediggers.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 66 votes.

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#8 - Hell to Pay (Season 10 - Episode 18)


The team gets caught up in a conspiracy and is in danger when a dancer asks Murdoch for help.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 263 votes.

Murdoch Mysteries - S5E13

#9 - 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.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 150 votes.

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#10 - Honeymoon in Hampshire (Season 16 - Episode 9)


Honeymooning in England, Crabtree and Effie find a dead hotel guest while Murdoch investigates an apparent suicide.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 52 votes.

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    Murdoch Mysteries - S14E10

    #11 - Everything Is Broken Part One (Season 14 - Episode 10)

    The brutal murder of a woman from Murdoch's past complicates his life.

    The episode was rated 8.13 from 98 votes.

    Murdoch Mysteries - S13E18

    #12 - The Future is Unwritten (Season 13 - Episode 18)


    After a colleague is murdered, Murdoch is convinced Violet Hart is involved.

    The episode was rated 8.09 from 126 votes.

    Murdoch Mysteries - S15E11

    #13 - The Night Before Christmas (Season 15 - Episode 11)

    Murdoch and company's Christmas at an idyllic country estate turns potentially deadly.

    The episode was rated 8.08 from 92 votes.

    Murdoch Mysteries - S11E1

    #14 - 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.

    The episode was rated 8.07 from 264 votes.

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    #15 - Murdoch Rides Easy (Season 16 - Episode 5)

    After a motorbike enthusiast dies, Murdoch’s investigation is aided by mechanics William Harley and Arthur Davidson.

    The episode was rated 8.06 from 51 votes.

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    #16 - The Accident (Season 11 - Episode 7)


    Murdoch investigates a car accident and uncovers sinister motives.

    The episode was rated 8.03 from 226 votes.

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    #17 - On the Waterfront: Part Two (Season 8 - Episode 2)

    Murdoch and the force have to confront more violence on the waterfront as they try and bring Brackenreid to justice. Dr. Ogden and Dr. Grace go head to head in court.

    The episode was rated 8.01 from 186 votes.

    Murdoch Mysteries - S11E5

    #18 - Dr. Osler Regrets (Season 11 - Episode 5)


    A spate of murders staged as suicides leads Murdoch to suspect a sequential killer targeting the elderly.

    The episode was rated 8.01 from 223 votes.

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    #19 - Snakes and Ladders (Season 2 - Episode 2)

    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.

    The episode was rated 8.00 from 124 votes.

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    #20 - The Green Muse (Season 2 - Episode 5)


    The romance between Inspector Murdoch and Dr. Ogden heats up as Murdoch finds himself investigating the death of a young woman working as a high-class prostitute.

    The episode was rated 8.00 from 151 votes.


    Last updated: feb 10, 2023

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