Apr 8, 2014 | 4:29Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: The Death of Dr. Ogden Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: The Death of Dr. Ogden Apr 8, 2014 | 4:29Parkwood National Historic Site in Oshawa, Ontario was used as the setting for the posh gentlemen’s club featured in the season seven finale. Parkwood Estate curator Samantha George offers an overview of the location’s history and why it’s a perfect fit for Murdoch Mysteries, while the cast takes a look back at their characters and storylines over the season.
Mar 31, 2014 | 5:09Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Blast of Silence Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Blast of Silence Mar 31, 2014 | 5:09Stunt coordinator Darren Marsman and guest star Tom Barnett describe the process of preparing for the complicated pole stunts featured in this episode, while Yannick Bisson, guest star Chantal Craig and historian Mike Filey discuss the historical relevance of the episode and the rise of industrialism in Toronto.
Mar 24, 2014 | 5:26Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Kung Fu Crabtree Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Kung Fu Crabtree Mar 24, 2014 | 5:26The films, and fights, of Bruce Lee inspired this unique Murdoch Mysteries episode. Writer Paul Aiken discusses the research and inspiration for the Chinese theme and history, while fight choreographer Louis Paquette offers an overview of how the fight scenes were built, and production designer Armando Sgrignuoli explains the episode’s unique look.
Mar 10, 2014 | 5:55Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: The Spy Who Came Up To The Cold VideoClosed Captions available
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: The Spy Who Came Up To The Cold Mar 10, 2014 | 5:55Fan favourites Federal Agent Terrence Meyers (Peter Keleghan) and US Special Agent Allen Clegg (Matthew Bennett) return once again to shake up Murdoch’s world, but this time, the stakes are much higher. Writer Adam Barken discusses his “spy vs spy” narrative and how it reflects current world affairs, while Keleghan and Bennett talk about the antagonistic relationship between their hard-nosed characters.
Mar 5, 2014 | 3:56Entertainment Making Murdoch: Friday the 13th, 1901 - Cabin in the Woods Video
Entertainment Making Murdoch: Friday the 13th, 1901 - Cabin in the Woods Mar 5, 2014 | 3:56Murdoch Mysteries amps up the gore in this homage to slasher movies. Actresses Hélène Joy and Georgina Reilly discuss how their characters react when murder is taken out of its usual safe morgue setting and instead invades their personal lives, while makeup artist Deb Drennan explains her approach to the ghastly effects.
Jan 27, 2014 | 6:44Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: The Murdoch Sting Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: The Murdoch Sting Jan 27, 2014 | 6:44Once again, Murdoch Mysteries references history with the introduction of real-life con artist Cassie Chadwick. Who was she, and how did she get away with so much? Learn more about her, and the reality of police work in the early 1900s, from retired Toronto Police Inspector Michael Sale, as well as the tricks of the trade from the dangerous ladies themselves, Daiva Johnston (“Eva Pearce”) and Wendy Crewson (“Cassie Chadwick”).
Jan 20, 2014 | 5:23Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Unfinished Business Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Unfinished Business Jan 20, 2014 | 5:23There's a lot of unfinished business in the world of Murdoch Mysteries, and this episode delves into Murdoch and Ogden's professional and personal history. Showrunner/Executive Producer Peter Mitchell discusses the charm of their relationship over the years, and hints at what's to come. Lead actors Yannick Bisson and Hélène Joy reflect on what exactly draws the couple together season after season, and why they're experiencing a renaissance of romance.
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.
Jan 6, 2014 | 6:16Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Murdoch in Ragtime Video
Murdoch Mysteries Making Murdoch: Murdoch in Ragtime Jan 6, 2014 | 6:16Murdoch gets musical with this look at the history of the ragtime genre and how it fits into the era of the series. Music journalist Nick Jennings and writer Carol Hay outline how the featured songs tie in neatly with the themes explored in the episode, and the characters are based on real-life historic figures.
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.