Category Archives: Murdoch Mysteries

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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So That’s What Happened!

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 15 & 16 (From Murdoch to Eternity)(Hades Hath No Fury)  Both of these episodes walk the fine balancing act of a regular mystery-of-the-week, the return of guest characters, and of putting a close to various … Continue reading

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Having Fun With Side Characters

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 13 & 14 (The Missing)(Mr. Murdoch’s Neighbourhood)  These two episodes are much more well-balanced in tone than the previous two. Overall, the mysteries in each are classic whodunits, the main characters get a chance to … Continue reading

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Starting Off the Year with Mood Whiplash

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 11 & 12 (The Devil Inside)(A Murdog Mystery)  The first episode back after the winter break was sufficiently creepy and mysterious to keep my attention, even if it heavily featured flashbacks from previous seasons. The … Continue reading

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Who You Are in the Dark

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 9 & 10 (Excitable Chap)(Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas) It may seem odd of me to combine these two episodes together. Excitable Chap is an ordinary episode and is set chronologically at the end of … Continue reading

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Loving the Comedy

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 10, Episodes 7 & 8 (Painted Ladies)(Weekend at Murdoch’s) Refreshing for a police procedural, Murdoch Mysteries is currently on a comedy streak. It isn’t that they are making light of death (although some gallows humour naturally sneaks … Continue reading

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