Murdoch Mysteries – Season 5

Season 5 (2012)

Season five was announced at the Citytv 'Summer in the Square' on May 31, 2011. Part of the festivities of the day included a Victorian era costume competition with the winner getting a role in an episode of Murdoch Mysteries.

List of Episodes

53 1 "Murdoch of the Klondike" Laurie Lynd Peter Mitchell June 6, 2012 February 28, 2012

Murdoch has left Toronto, and police work, for the Yukon. However, while in pursuit of fortune in the Klondike Gold Rush he is drawn into a murder investigation (with the help of Jack London) and realizes that his days as a detective are not yet behind him.
Recurring star: Nigel Bennett as Chief Constable Giles

54 2 "Back and to the Left" Don McCutcheon Paul Aitken & Graham Clegg June 13, 2012 March 6, 2012

Detective Murdoch must tread carefully when he pursues a Catholic suspect in the murder of an Alderman, killed during the attempted assassination of the city's Protestant mayor.
Recurring star: Nigel Bennett as Chief Constable Giles

55 3 "Evil Eye of Egypt" Don McCutcheon Michelle Ricci June 20, 2012 March 13, 2012

When Detective Murdoch investigates a series of deaths linked to an exhibition of Egyptian antiquities, Constable Crabtree is convinced a Mummy's curse is to blame.

56 4 "War on Terror" Laurie Lynd Peter Mitchell June 26, 2012 March 20, 2012

While investigating an explosion, Detective Murdoch infiltrates an anarchist group led by American labour organizer Emma Goldman.
Recurring stars: Nigel Bennett as Chief Constable Giles, Peter Keleghan as Terrence Meyers and Matthew Bennett as Allen Clegg

57 5 "Murdoch at the Opera" Yannick Bisson Carol Hay July 3, 2012 March 27, 2012

Murdoch investigates the poisoning of a young opera singer, and soon suspects that she was not the intended victim.

58 6 "Who Killed the Electric Carriage?" Harvey Crossland Paul Aitken & Graham Clegg July 10, 2012 April 3, 2012

Detective Murdoch suspects the ambitious inventor of an electric vehicle murdered an associate who stood in the way of his plans to compete with Henry Ford.
Recurring star: Peter Stebbings as James Pendrick

59 7 "Stroll on the Wild Side (Part 1)" Michael DeCarlo Daphne Ballon July 17, 2012 April 10, 2012

Detective Murdoch's investigation into the disappearance of a quiet librarian leads to a reunion with former love Anna Fulford and the discovery of a seamy underworld.

60 8 "Stroll on the Wild Side (Part 2)" Michael DeCarlo Carol Hay July 24, 2012 April 17, 2012

During his investigation into the murder of a shy librarian with a secret life, Murdoch encounters another young woman behaving seductively.

61 9 "Invention Convention" Cal Coons Paul Aitken July 31, 2012 April 24, 2012

Murdoch's investigation is assisted by Alexander Graham Bell when an inventor is killed by a rival at a convention. Guest star: Arlene Dickinson

62 10 "Staircase to Heaven" Harvey Crossland Maureen Jennings & Peter Mitchell August 7, 2012 May 1, 2012

A high-stakes card game involving Dr. Grace ends with the death of a player in the party. Murdoch is shocked to learn the true cost of their wagers is the opportunity to die.

63 11 "Murdoch in Toyland" Cal Coons Graham Clegg August 14, 2012 May 8, 2012

Murdoch is taunted by a deranged kidnapper who leaves talking dolls with personal messages directed at him at each crime scene.
Recurring star: Michael Seater as James Gillies

64 12 "Murdoch Night in Canada" Gail Harvey Lori Spring August 21, 2012 May 15, 2012

Murdoch investigates when the captain of the Toronto Wellingtons hockey team is found dead in the locker room, shortly after fighting with another player.
Recurring star: Nigel Bennett as Chief Constable Giles

65 13 "Twentieth Century Murdoch" Gail Harvey Paul Aitken & Carol Hay & Peter Mitchell & Michelle Ricci August 28, 2012 May 22, 2012

As the twentieth century approaches, Murdoch investigates the claims of a man who says that time travelling to the future provided him with information that allowed him to stop crimes.
Recurring star: Nigel Bennett as Chief Constable Giles.

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