Murdoch Mysteries

Murdoch Mysteries

In Season 8 of this delightful detective show, joy and heartbreak await Det. William Murdoch and his friends in turn-of-the-century Toronto. After his brutal beating by the dockyard gang, Inspector Brackenreid’s future remains uncertain. Constable Crabtree faces life-altering changes, including a new romance, while Dr. Emily Grace and Dr. Julia Ogden join the women’s suffrage movement. And in the show’s 100th episode, wedding bells ring as Murdoch and Julia finally walk down the aisle. Along the way, Murdoch encounters notables like W.C. Fields, Thomas Edison, and President Theodore Roosevelt.
In Season 8 of this delightful detective show, joy and heartbreak await Det. William Murdoch and his friends in turn-of-the-century Toronto. After his brutal beating by the dockyard gang, Inspector Brackenreid’s future remains uncertain. Constable Crabtree faces life-altering changes, including a new romance, while Dr. Emily Grace and Dr. Julia Ogden join the women’s suffrage movement. And in the show’s 100th episode, wedding bells ring as Murdoch and Julia finally walk down the aisle. Along the way, Murdoch encounters notables like W.C. Fields, Thomas Edison, and President Theodore Roosevelt.

Season 8 (18 episodes)

  • 1. On the Waterfront: Part 1

    Original air date: 10/06/2014 Runtime: 44:12 min.

    Original air date: 10/06/2014 Runtime: 44:12 min. When a businessman is bludgeoned to death in the dining room of the Queen’s Hotel, the crime points to the O’Shea brothers and their dockyard gang—the same men who brutally beat Inspector Brackenreid. As the police go to war against the O’Sheas, Julia and Emily start a fight of their own, agitating for women’s suffrage.

  • 2. On the Waterfront: Part 2

    Original air date: 10/13/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 10/13/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min. While Murdoch continues his investigation of the O’Sheas and their boss, Brackenreid also pursues them—outside the bounds of the law. In the aftermath of their protest, Julia, Emily, and their fellow suffragettes face charges in court.

  • 3. Glory Days

    Original air date: 10/20/2014 Runtime: 44:12 min.

    Original air date: 10/20/2014 Runtime: 44:12 min. While in Toronto, legendary American lawman Bat Masterson spots Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid at a boxing match. He agrees to assist the constabulary in hunting down the outlaws, despite Murdoch’s reluctance.

  • 4. Holy Matrimony, Murdoch!

    Original air date: 11/03/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 11/03/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min. With their wedding fast approaching, Murdoch and Julia are distracted by the plight of a woman on trial for killing her husband. When new evidence comes to light, the two set about reinvestigating the crime even as they walk down the aisle.

  • 5. Murdoch Takes Manhattan

    Original air date: 11/10/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 11/10/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min. While on their honeymoon in New York City, Murdoch and Julia stumble onto a mystery that may have dire consequences for the country. Back in Toronto, Inspector Brackenreid and Dr. Grace tackle the case of a dead man run over by a motor car.

  • 6. The Murdoch Appreciation Society

    Original air date: 11/17/2014 Runtime: 44:12 min.

    Original air date: 11/17/2014 Runtime: 44:12 min. When a corpse is discovered in a public park, evidence found on the man’s body leads Murdoch down a twisty path of clues, both real and counterfeit. Meanwhile, Crabtree hunts for a cadaver gone missing from the medical school.

  • 7. What Lies Buried

    Original air date: 11/24/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 11/24/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min. During renovations of the police station, workmen dig up a body buried in the building’s cement. When the dead man is identified as a constable who disappeared in 1881, the tables are turned as the cops become the suspects.

  • 8. High Voltage

    Original air date: 12/01/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 12/01/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min. When a man is electrocuted to death by his own invention, the investigation takes Murdoch to a spurious science emporium and an old acquaintance, Mr. Thomas Edison.

  • 9. The Keystone Constables

    Original air date: 12/08/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 12/08/2014 Runtime: 44:11 min. Comedian Bert Grady is shot to death in a dark alley after a killer performance. Although Grady was a hit onstage, he was hated by his fellow vaudevillians, leaving Murdoch with a cast of suspects—including a young W.C. Fields.

  • 10. Murdoch and the Temple of Death

    Original air date: 01/12/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 01/12/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min. The body of man in the river leads Murdoch and Crabtree to a mysterious, Byzantine-type structure known as the “Temple of Death” in local lore. Murdoch seeks the help of a friend, archaeologist Dr. Iris Bajjali, in searching for a revered relic within its walls.

  • 11. All That Glitters

    Original air date: 01/19/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 01/19/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min. A surveyor for the railroad collapses at the feet of Crabtree and Higgins, gasping out his last words: “eagle flight.” Murdoch and Crabtree trek into the woods of Northern Ontario to follow the trail of the deceased.

  • 12. The Devil Wears Whalebone

    Original air date: 01/26/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 01/26/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min. Fashion claims a victim when a brick thrown through the window of a corset shop strikes a young model in the head. Although the blame appears to lie with protesters against the garment, Murdoch finds that the crime has more threads to unravel.

  • 13. The Incurables

    Original air date: 02/09/2015 Runtime: 44:06 min.

    Original air date: 02/09/2015 Runtime: 44:06 min. In the isolation ward at the asylum, a nurse is murdered by one of the “incurables,” criminally insane murderesses. Despite the danger to herself, Julia is determined to find out who killed the nurse and how.

  • 14. Toronto's Girl Problem

    Original air date: 02/16/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 02/16/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min. Dr. Grace recognizes a stabbing victim as the hostess of a party she had attended the night before. Emily goes undercover to infiltrate the dead woman’s shoplifting ring, while Inspector Brackenreid’s nephew makes his mark as the station’s newest constable.

  • 15. Shipwreck

    Original air date: 02/23/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 02/23/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min. A devout young woman’s murder unexpectedly reunites Murdoch with his childhood mentor, Father Keegan. As the two work together to solve the crime and locate a missing priest, Murdoch recalls a formative event from his youth.

  • 16. CrabtreeMania

    Original air date: 03/16/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 03/16/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min. When wrestling champion “Handsome” Randolph Henderson dies after a match, Crabtree suspects foul play and requests to look further into the incident. Meanwhile, the suffragettes debate whether to align with the temperance movement to gain more votes.

  • 17. Election Day

    Original air date: 03/23/2015 Runtime: 44:12 min.

    Original air date: 03/23/2015 Runtime: 44:12 min. Tensions run high on Election Day, and when a man is strangled to death shortly after voting, the murder may have implications for national security. Crabtree receives exciting news, while the suffragettes scramble to rectify a mistake on the ballots.

  • 18. Artful Detective

    Original air date: 03/30/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min.

    Original air date: 03/30/2015 Runtime: 44:11 min. As bodies pile up in the morgue, the victims killed in different ways but most missing the same macabre trophy, it appears that a sequential killer is on the loose in Toronto. While Murdoch hunts for the culprit, Crabtree deals with a perilous situation of his own.