is based on the popular mystery novels by Maureen Jennings and stars Yannick Bisson (Soul Food
) as Detective William Murdoch, an investigator in Toronto in 1895. The series follows eccentric Detective Murdoch who solves many of his cases using unusual and progressive methods of detection, including fingerprinting, human blood testing, surveillance and trace evidence. Scorned for his ideas by his supervisor Chief Inspector Brackenreid, he forms an unlikely ally with beautiful coroner Dr Julia Ogden, who is also struggling against tradition and prejudice, and together they prove a formidable team
is a dynamic drama series set in Toronto, Canada in the 1890s. William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) is a young detective who uses progressive new forensic techniques, such as fingerprinting and trace evidence to solve some of the city’s most gruesome murders. Each theory is revealed as an intuitive flash – a visual dramatisation of events based on the evidence given. Murdoch is man with an almost supernatural instinct in solving crimes.
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