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Murdoch Mysteries: “Under the Dragon’s Tail” (2005) – reviewed by George

The last of the three Murdoch Mysteries TV movies starring Peter Outerbridge is, in many ways, the best. An abortionist, Dolly Capshaw (Ann Holloway), has been murdered – struck in the head with the handle of a fireplace poker, then … Continue reading

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Murdoch Mysteries: “Poor Tom Is Cold” (2004) – reviewed by George

Like the first film, the second of three TV movies introducing Detective William Murdoch to a wider audience is outstanding. Constable Oliver Wicken (Philip Graeme), Murdoch’s right-hand man in the first movie, is found dead in a shed or out-building. … Continue reading

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Murdoch Mysteries: Except the Dying (2004) – reviewed by George

Before the popular TV series “Murdoch Mysteries”  starring Yannick Bisson, Peter Outerbridge made three TV movies featuring the character, from the novels of Maureen Jennings. This is the first of those three. A young girl lies dead in a lane … Continue reading

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Dumb Caption #41 – Murdoch Mysteries, Season 9, Episode 7 – “Summer of ’75” – November 23, 2015

Murdoch (Yannick Bisson): “Edwin had been researching these weapons. Most recently, this Bowie knife.” Caption: “Most recently, this buoy knife.”

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A Merry Murdoch Christmas (2015) – reviewed by George

This Christmas Special from the cast and crew of “Murdoch Mysteries” is really interesting, both as a Christmas movie and as an expansion of the Murdoch ouvre, combining Christmas lessons and feelings with a murder mystery. Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) and … Continue reading

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An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving (2008) – reviewed by George

In 1980’s rural New Hampshire a recently widowed mother of three finds herself contesting with the disdainful mother she ran away from for the love of her eldest daughter. These three roles are played by Jacqueline Bisset, Helene Joy (“Murdoch … Continue reading

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An Old Fashioned Christmas (2010) – reviewed by George

This is not strictly speaking a Christmas romance, rather it is a romance set at Christmastime. Christmas is only really prevalent in the last 4 minutes, but it makes for 4 really touching minutes, and the promise of Christmas having … Continue reading

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Murdoch Mysteries – Best Actor Name

I just finished bingeing the seventh season of one of my all-time favorite TV shows: Murdoch Mysteries from the Canadian Broadcasting System, Shaftesbury Films, and ITV Global. In the credits for Episode # 16, “Kung Fu Crabtree” I saw the … Continue reading

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