In Season 8 of this delightful detective show, joy and heartbreak await Det. William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye) and his friends in turn-of-the-century Toronto. After his brutal beating by the dockyard gang, Inspector Brackenreids (Thomas Craig, Where the Heart Is) future remains uncertain. Constable Crabtree (Jonny Harris, Hatching, Matching & Dispatching) faces life-altering changes, including a new romance, while Dr. Emily Grace (Georgina Reilly, The L.A. Complex) and Dr. Julia Ogden (Gemini® winner Hélène Joy, Durham County) join the womens suffrage movement. And in the shows 100th episode, wedding bells ring as Murdoch and Julia finally walk down the aisle..
In Season 8 of this delightful detective show, joy and heartbreak await Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye) and his friends in turn-of-the-century Toronto. After his brutal beating by the dockyard gang, Inspector Brackenreids (Thomas Craig, Where the Heart Is) future remains uncertain. Constable Crabtree (Jonny Harris, Hatching, Matching & Dispatching) faces life-altering changes, including a new romance, while Dr. Emily Grace (Georgina Reilly, The L.A. Complex) and Dr. Julia Ogden (Gemini® winner Hélène Joy, Durham County) join the womens suffrage movement. And in the shows 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. Guest stars include Peter Keleghan (The Newsroom), Patrick McKenna (The Red Green Show), and Peter Outerbridge (Orphan Black), the original Detective Murdoch from the TV movies that preceded the series.
BONUS Making Murdoch featurettes (118 min.), 100th Episode featurette, and a behind-the-scenes photo gallery
- Making Murdoch featurettes
- 100th Episode featurette
- Behing-the-scenes photo gallery
. Disc 1
Episode 1: On the Waterfront, Part One
When a businessman is bludgeoned to death in the dining room of the Queens Hotel, the crime points to the OShea brothers and their dockyard gang-the same men who brutally beat Inspector Brackenreid. As the police go to war against the OSheas, Julia and Emily start a fight of their own, agitating for womens suffrage.
Episode 2: On the Waterfront, Part Two
While Murdoch continues his investigation of the OSheas and their boss, Brackenreid also pursues themoutside the bounds of the law. In the aftermath of their protest, Julia, Emily, and their fellow suffragettes face charges in court.
Episode 3: Glory Days
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 Murdochs reluctance.
Episode 4: Holy Matrimony, Murdoch!
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. Disc 2
Episode 5: Murdoch Takes Manhattan
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.
Episode 6: The Murdoch Appreciation Society
When a corpse is discovered in a public park, evidence found on the mans 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.
Episode 7: What Lies Buried
During renovations of the police station, workmen dig up a body buried in the buildings cement. When the dead man is identified as a constable who disappeared in 1881, the tables are turned as the cops become the suspects.
Episode 8: High Voltage
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. Disc 3
Episode 9: The Keystone Constables
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.
Episode 10: Murdoch and the Temple of Death
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.
Episode 11: All That Glitters
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.
Episode 12: The Devil Wears Whalebone
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. Disc 4
Episode 13: The Incurables
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.
Episode 14: Torontos Girl Problem
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 womans shoplifting ring, while Inspector Brackenreids nephew makes his mark as the stations newest constable.
Episode 15: Shipwreck
A devout young womans 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. Disc 5
Episode 16: Crabtree Mania
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.
Episode 17: Election Day
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.
Episode 18: Artful Detective
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.. Yannick Bisson, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris, Georgina Reilly, Hélène Joy, Peter Keleghan, Patrick McKenna, Peter Outerbridge.