Murdoch Mysteries – Season 8

Season 8 (2014–15)

On April 4, 2014, CBC renewed Murdoch Mysteries for an eighth season. The season premiered in Canada on October 6, 2014 and airs Mondays at 8:00 pm on CBC. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, it premiered on January 26, 2015 on Alibi. It premiered on February 21, 2015 in the United States.[citation needed]

List of Episodes

97 1 "On the Waterfront (Part 1)" Laurie Lynd Peter Mitchell October 6, 2014 January 26, 2015 0.94

Murdoch investigates two cases related to the harbour. The first is the murder of a local merchant and the second is the discovery of a woman's body, recovered on the shore. In an effort to increase order, constables are dispatched to the area and run foul of the dockworkers. Inspector Brackenreid has physically recovered from his beating but not psychologically. When the two workers suspected in his beating come to his home Brackenreid decides to seek revenge on them.

The episode ends in a cliff-hanger with the constabulary engaged in a melee on the docks with the workers who prevent them from arresting the suspects. In a sub-plot, Dr. Ogden and Dr. Grace are arrested for protesting in favour of women's general suffrage in front of the Ontario legislature.

98 2 "On the Waterfront (Part 2)" Laurie Lynd Peter Mitchell October 13, 2014 February 2, 2015 1.03

In a continuation of the previous episode, the violence on the waterfront continues while Brackenreid's attackers remain at large. The arrest of Drs. Ogden and Grace leads to a court date. They run into an old friend of theirs, complicating matters.

99 3 "Glory Days" Yannick Bisson Jordan Christianson & Peter Mitchell October 20, 2014 February 9, 2015 0.91

Murdoch teams up with Bat Masterson to hunt down Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Meanwhile, Julia struggles with Murdoch's desire to marry in the church, which conflicts with her own values.

100 4 "Holy Matrimony, Murdoch!" Sudz Sutherland Paul Aitken November 3, 2014 February 16, 2015 1.36

As their wedding day approaches, Murdoch and Ogden intervene in the trial of a woman accused of killing her husband.

101 5 "Murdoch Takes Manhattan" Sudz Sutherland Simon McNabb November 10, 2014 February 23, 2015 1.01

Murdoch and Doctor Ogden honeymoon in Manhattan, but trouble always follows.

102 6 "The Murdoch Appreciation Society" Deborah Chow Carol Hay November 17, 2014 March 2, 2015 N/A

A group of dedicated fans of Murdoch stage a murder to watch Murdoch work, which deters the detective from an actual murder case.

103 7 "What Lies Buried" Deborah Chow Paul Aitken November 24, 2014 March 9, 2015 N/A

The remains of a constable from 1881 are discovered in the station house basement, leading Murdoch to investigate whether any of his colleagues was responsible.

104 8 "High Voltage" Cal Coons Carol Hay December 1, 2014 March 16, 2015 1.32

A businessman is found electrocuted, apparently by his own invention, and all clues point to Thomas Edison's son, Edison Jr.

105 9 "The Keystone Constables" Cal Coons Jordan Christianson December 8, 2014 March 23, 2015 1.31

Constables Crabtree and Higgins go undercover as a vaudeville act at a local theatre after a comedian is found murdered.

106 10 "Murdoch and the Temple of Death" Harvey Crossland Paul Aitken January 12, 2015 March 30, 2015 1.39

Murdoch investigates the death of a man found in a river, and soon finds himself searching for the infamous Holy Grail in a booby trapped temple much like the Hagia Sophia.

107 11 "All That Glitters" Harvey Crossland Lori Spring January 19, 2015 1.45

A murder of a land surveyor leads Murdoch and Crabtree to Northern Ontario during the silver rush. Back in Toronto, Dr. Ogden sees potential in Brackenrieds painting skills.

108 12 "The Devil Wears Whalebone" Eleanore Lindo Michelle Ricci January 26, 2015 1.46

Murdoch investigates the murder of a model who was killed during a protest at a corset show. The past history of suffragette Lillian Moss is revealed during the process of the investigation. She and Dr. Grace grow close.

109 13 "The Incurables" Eleanore Lindo Peter Mitchell February 9, 2015

Murdoch and Ogden investigate a strange murder at the asylum involving a group of violent women, one who vows revenge on Dr. Ogden.

110 14 "Toronto’s Girl Problem" Peter Mitchell Michelle Ricci February 16, 2015

Inspector Brackenreid's nephew, Charlie, joins the constabulary as he and Murdoch investigate the murder of the leader of an all-female thieves gang.
Guest star: Charlie Clements as Charlie Brackenreid

111 15 "Shipwreck" Don McBrearty Maureen Jennings February 23, 2015

The murder of a young woman while praying at her parents' grave and the subsequent disappearance of the priest she had last contact with, brings together Murdoch with the priest, who raised him in childhood.
Special guest star: Peter Outerbridge as Father Keegan

112 16 "CrabtreeMania" Peter Mitchell Simon McNabb & Jordan Christianson March 16, 2015

Crabtree investigates the death of a professional wrestler, marking his first case as a detective. Brackenreid give his savings to his barber, Mr. Chilton, only to discover that he has closed his business and disappeared with the funds. The Temperance League attempts to woo the suffragettes by offering support for their candidate in return for adding their policies to their platform which they eventually reject. Guest star: David Chilton as Mr. Chilton (aka the "Wealthy Barber")

113 17 "Election Day" Don McBrearty Michelle Ricci & Mary Pederson March 23, 2015

Murdoch investigates a murder that, according to Agent Terrence Meyers, involves national security and the return of. Meanwhile Drs. Ogden and Grace try to ensure the election is conducted fairly with the assistance of the other ladies of the suffragettes. A young Agnes Macphail takes notice of their efforts. Crabtree proposes to Edna Brooks only to be greeted by her husband who was presumed to be deceased.
Recurring star: Peter Keleghan as Terrence Meyers

114 18 "Artful Detective" Don McCutcheon Paul Aitken & Carol Hay March 30, 2015

The constabulary investigates what they believe is a "sequential killer" that Murdoch discovers is a macabre form of gambling. The leaders then turn their attention to Murdoch. Crabtree is preoccupied with the physical abuse sustained by his Edna Brooks at the hands of her recently returned husband.

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