Jan 13, 2014 | 5:52Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Journey to the Centre of Toronto Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Journey to the Centre of Toronto Jan 13, 2014 | 5:52This fantastical Murdoch Mysteries episode still finds its basis in science and facts. Writer Simon McNabb outlines his inspirations, including the real theory of mole people, while production designer Armando Sgrignuoli describes the process of designing the steampunk digging machines. Murdoch even tackles seismography in this episode – though he can’t explain the phenomenon of earthquakes.
Dec 2, 2013 | 5:08Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Midnight Train to Kingston Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Midnight Train to Kingston Dec 2, 2013 | 5:08Murdoch’s most notorious rival, James Gillies, returns once again to torment Murdoch and Ogden. Guest star Michael Seater offers his perspective on the chilling character, while writer Paul Aitken discusses the decision to take Gillies to meet his fate via a train – and how its inherent claustrophobia helped the cast to embrace the tension of the scenario.
Nov 25, 2013 | 5:52Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Republic of Murdoch Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Republic of Murdoch Nov 25, 2013 | 5:52Murdoch Mysteries visits the Rock in this episode featuring Republic of Doyle’s Allan Hawco as rascal “Jacob Doyle,” complete with a 1901 GTO. Writer Paul Aitken describes the origins of the show-crossover, and treasure hunt, concepts, while Newfoundlander Jonny Harris provides his personal angle on the St. John’s locations that were used in the episode.
Nov 18, 2013 | 5:23Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Loch Ness Murdoch Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Loch Ness Murdoch Nov 18, 2013 | 5:23You’ve heard of the Loch Ness Monster, but did you know that there have been sightings of mysterious creatures in lakes across Canada? Writer Michelle Ricci elaborates on the myth and the show’s approach to it, while costume designer Alex Reda describes the process of outfitting dozens of background actors in period-appropriate bathing costumes for one very real heat wave.
Oct 28, 2013 | 5:42Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Murdoch of the Living Dead Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Murdoch of the Living Dead Oct 28, 2013 | 5:42Murdoch Mysteries meets Night of the Living Dead in this spooky episode directed by Yannick Bisson himself, featuring another crazy Crabtree theory. Writer Michelle Ricci explains how it was possible to introduce zombies into Murdoch’s science-driven world, and key makeup artist Deb Drennan demonstrates how to create a convincing zombie.
Oct 7, 2013 | 4:36Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Tour de Murdoch Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Tour de Murdoch Oct 7, 2013 | 4:36Cycling was the pre-eminent competitive sport in the early 1900s, but, like today, was not without a dark side. Learn about the real-life "godfather of doping" who inspired Sean Cullen's character; the complicated creation of Murdoch's bike gear system; and how the timely introduction of different blood types cracked the case wide open.