At the dawn of the 20th century, Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye) solves Toronto's trickiest cases with scientific insight and ingenuity in this award-winning mystery series. From flying early aircraft to infiltrating nudist communities, consulting with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to helping a young Winston Churchill, Murdoch has always been a man ahead of his time. In Season 6, he also confronts legal and social challenges to be with his love, pathologist-turned-psychiatrist Dr. Julia Ogden (Gemini® winner Helene Joy, Durham County). Meanwhile, Constable Crabtree (Jonny Harris, Hatching, Matching & Dispatching) gains confidence as a policeman and a suitor to fetching coroner Emily Grace (Georgina Reilly, The L.A. Complex). 13 episodes, 10 1/2 hrs, 4 DVD or 3 Blu-ray discs, SDH.
Episode 1: Murdoch Air
When a flying machine crashes into a building in downtown Toronto, killing a man, Murdoch and Crabtree are astonished to discover a pig helming the craft. The investigation reunites Murdoch with old acquaintances in an international competition for controlled flight.
Episode 2: Winston's Lost Night
After a night of drinking and carousing, a young man turns up stabbed to death, and his friend Winston Churchill is implicated in the crime. Murdoch accompanies Churchill as he attempts to recover his memory of the night's events and find the killer.
Episode 3: Murdoch on the Corner
A series of seemingly random murders leads the team to canvass a busy market corner, frequented by all manner of people. Murdoch sets up surveillance, while Crabtree goes undercover to ferret out the truth.
Episode 4: A Study in Sherlock
When a bank robber is shot during the course of the crime, a witness offers Murdoch valuable clues-and claims to be Sherlock Holmes. As Murdoch investigates the murder, he also tries to solve the mystery of the young man's identity.
Episode 5: Murdoch Au Naturel
When two boys discover a body in the woods near a nudist community, Murdoch must uncover the victim's relationship to the group with Crabtree's unorthodox help. Julia, meanwhile, learns that obtaining a divorce will be harder than she had anticipated.
Episode 6: Murdoch and the Cloud of Doom
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.
Episode 7: The Ghost of Queen's Park
When a politician dies in a fall at the legislative building, a witness blames it on ghosts rumored to haunt the site. Murdoch looks into the politician's suspicious land deal, while Crabtree pursues his own line of inquiry against Murdoch's orders.
Episode 8: Murdoch in Ladies Wear
The manager of the ladies wear section at Eaton Co. is found dead at the bottom of an elevator shaft. As Murdoch investigates the employees and their motives, it becomes clear that a master manipulator is at work.
Episode 9: Victoria Cross
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.
Episode 10: Twisted Sisters
A young secretary washes up on the lakeshore, drowned and with a head wound. Soon, another educated woman is murdered in the same manner. The detectives examine the connections between the victims, starting with a mysterious symbol found with their bodies.
Episode 11: Lovers in a Murderous Time
The investigation of a man stabbed to death with a pitchfork is complicated by a woman's dementia, multiple confessions, and similarities to a pair of star-crossed lovers from decades earlier.
Episode 12: Crime & Punishment
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.
Episode 13: The Murdoch Trap
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.
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 572 minutes
Number of Discs: 3
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1080/16:9
Rating: NR. Contains mild nudity.
"A terrific procedural police drama"--The Philadelphia Inquirer
"So deftly done, it's a little masterpiece of tone and style"--The Globe and Mail (Canada)