Category Archives: Murdoch Mysteries

Looking at One’s Life

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episodes 5, 6 & 7 (Dr. Osler Regrets)(21 Murdoch Street)(The Accident) Murdoch Mysteries has not been a show to shy away from difficult and timely topics, so I was not surprised by the premise of Dr. … Continue reading

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Looking into the Future

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episodes 3 & 4 (8 Footsteps)(The Canadian Patient) It is a delicate balance in the detective genre between telling a succinct and compelling mystery and having the audience care about the main characters. In order to … Continue reading

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Not Quite Back to Normal Yet

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 2 (Merlot Mysteries) This episode gets us back into the usual swing of things for a police procedural show. On the face of it, Merlot Mysteries is a typical detective case-story involving poisoning and figuring … Continue reading

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Season 11 Premiere – Murdoch Mysteries

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 1 (Up from Ashes) The wait is over! After a busy spring and summer, Murdoch Mysteries is back for Season 11. Picking up where they left off in the finale (sort of), the episode resolves … Continue reading

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Murdoch Mysteries Speculations for Season 11

Since last year’s season of Murdoch Mysteries ended with a quintuple cliffhanger back in March, and since the new season’s ad campaign is making a big deal about “who lives and dies”, I have decided to examine the various possibilities. … Continue reading

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Now That Was Some Finale!

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episode 19 (Hell to Pay)   Rather than celebrate the show’s 150th episode with throwbacks and jokes, the writers decided to pull out all of the stops for a five-headed cliffhanger! Incidentally, Miss James was absent … Continue reading

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Fun Before the Finale

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 17 & 18 (Master Lovecraft)(Hot Wheels of Thunder)   After 10 years, even with shorter seasons, it is hard to keep police procedurals from becoming too formulaic or routine. One way to remedy this is … Continue reading

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