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Murdoch mysteries. Season one


In the 1890's, Detective William Murdoch adopts modern techniques like 'finger marks' and forensics to track Toronto's most sinister killers. Though derided by his skeptical boss, Murdoch finds friends and allies in a lovely pathologist and an eager-to-learn constable. Along the way they cross paths with some of the era's most famous figures, including Nikola Tesla, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Prince Alfred.

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Genre: Detective and mystery television programs.

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Publisher, Date: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2009]

Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 9 hr., 58 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Target Audience Note: Not rated.

Other Title: Murdoch mysteries (Television program)


  • Originally broadcast on television in 2008.
  • Title from container.
  • Characters adapted from the novels by Maureen Jennings.
  • Contains all 13 episodes from the first season.
  • Special features: Vol. one: Episode commentary by stars Yannick Bisson and Jonny Harris, production designer Sandra Kybartas, and executive producer Cal Coons. Vol. four: Interviews with the author and cast; photo gallery; cast filmographies; character bios.
  • Music, Robert Carli.
  • Yannick Bisson, Hélène Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris.
  • DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo.
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


  • Vol. four. Episode 11: Bad medicine
  • Episode 12: The rebel and the prince
  • Episode 13: The annoying red planet.
  • Vol. two. Episode 5: Till death do us part
  • Episode 6: Let loose the dogs
  • Episode 7: Body double.
  • Vol. one. Episode 1: Power
  • Episode 2: The glass ceiling
  • Episode 3: The knockdown
  • Episode 4: Elementary, my dear Murdoch.
  • Vol. three. Episode 8: Still waters
  • Episode 9: Belly speaker
  • Episode 10: Child's play.

Publisher or Distributor Number: AMP-8185

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