History Series / MurdochMysteries

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** In "The Filmed Adventures of Detective William Murdoch", the right-handed version of this gag appears as Murdoch has Crabtree sit in the seat of the murder victim and turn his head as if reacting to the film. Crabtree even speaks abashedly of confusing his right and the detective's.

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** In "The Filmed Adventures of Detective William Murdoch", the right-handed version of this gag appears at a movie theatre as Murdoch has Crabtree sit in the seat of the murder victim and turn his head as if reacting to the film. Crabtree even speaks abashedly of confusing his right and the detective's.
24th Apr '16 3:17:49 PM 69BookWorM69
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* FoeRomanceSubtext: Between James Gillies and Murdoch in "Midnight Train to Kingston".

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* FoeRomanceSubtext: Between FoeRomanceSubtext:
** This exchange between
James Gillies and Murdoch in "Midnight Train to Kingston".Kingston":



'''Gillies:''' Come now, Detective. You and I share something, something... special. I'll miss you, you know that.

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'''Gillies:''' Come now, Detective. You and I share something, something... special. I'll miss you, you know that. (grabs Murdoch by the collar and kisses him)
** There's a prop that [[{{Foreshadowing}} foreshadows]] this in "The Murdoch Trap": a film projector has a nearby placard that says, "Turn Me On". The film is of Gillies himself addressing Murdoch.
24th Apr '16 2:23:30 PM 69BookWorM69
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** In "The Filmed Adventures of Detective William Murdoch", the right-handed version of this gag appears as Murdoch has Crabtree sit in the seat of the murder victim and turn his head as if reacting to the film. Crabtree even speaks abashedly of confusing his right and the detective's.
17th Apr '16 6:15:31 PM 69BookWorM69
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** Andrew Carnegie and the conwoman Cassie Chadwick in "The Murdoch Sting". Chadwick (who famously claimed to be Carnegie's daughter) ''just'' manages to avoid being confronted by him.

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** [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Carnegie Andrew Carnegie Carnegie]] and the conwoman [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassie_Chadwick Cassie Chadwick Chadwick]] in "The Murdoch Sting". Chadwick (who famously claimed to be Carnegie's daughter) ''just'' manages to avoid being confronted by him.
17th Apr '16 5:46:29 PM 69BookWorM69
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* LectureAsExposition: Late in "Big Murder on Campus", Murdoch is in a university classroom giving a lecture on the "applied physics" of execution by hanging. The lecture turns into [[spoiler: a means of pressuring one of the accomplices to a murder into confessing against the other--the soon-to-be-infamous James Gillies]].

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* LectureAsExposition: Late in "Big Murder Murderer on Campus", Murdoch is in a university classroom giving a lecture on the "applied physics" of execution by hanging. The lecture turns into [[spoiler: a means of pressuring one of the accomplices to a murder into confessing against the other--the soon-to-be-infamous James Gillies]].
17th Apr '16 5:44:06 PM 69BookWorM69
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* DesecratingTheDead: In "Winston's Lost Night", Winston Chruchill speaks out against the desecration of the tomb of [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ahmad Muhammad Ahmad al-Mahdi]] in response to someone in a gentlemen's club who praised the action. The story was that [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Kitchener Kitchener]] had ordered the act in revenge for what the Mahdi's troops had done to [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_George_Gordon General Gordon]], and the Mahdi's skull was taken from his tomb so Kitchener could "use it as an ink pot." It turns out that this act, carried out by Chruchill's friend Reginald Mayfair, was the motive for Mayfair's murder [spoiler: by one of the Mahdi's former soldiers, who happened to be working in a bar where Churchill and Mayfair were drinking]].

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* DesecratingTheDead: In "Winston's Lost Night", Winston Chruchill speaks out against the desecration of the tomb of [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ahmad Muhammad Ahmad al-Mahdi]] in response to someone in a gentlemen's club who praised the action. The story was that [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Kitchener Kitchener]] had ordered the act in revenge for what the Mahdi's troops had done to [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_George_Gordon General Gordon]], and the Mahdi's skull was taken from his tomb so Kitchener could "use it as an ink pot." It turns out that this act, carried out by Chruchill's friend Reginald Mayfair, was the motive for Mayfair's murder [spoiler: [[spoiler: by one of the Mahdi's former soldiers, who happened to be working in a bar where Churchill and Mayfair were drinking]].
17th Apr '16 5:38:39 PM 69BookWorM69
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* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs:
** In "Murdoch in Ragtime", Leslie Garland uses Dr. Grace's first name the first time they're together in The Blind Pig. She calls him on it ("Awfully forward, ''Mr. Garland'' "), yet he does it again after her objection. Later, the courtship progresses, she doesn't mind his brashness so much and he tells her, [[FirstNameBasis "Call me Leslie."]]
** In "The Murdoch Sting", Eva Pearce calls Detective Murdoch "William", then asks if he minds the familiarity. He ''does'' mind and addresses her as "Miss Pearce". Eva deliberately oversteps the boundary again to defy him.
17th Apr '16 5:19:27 PM 69BookWorM69
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** Creator/ArthurConanDoyle gets into punch-ups with several bar patrons in "Belly Speaker", until Murdoch hauls him out of the bar and puts him into a cell until he sobers up.

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** Creator/ArthurConanDoyle gets into punch-ups with several bar patrons in "Belly Speaker", until Murdoch hauls him out of the bar and puts him into a cell until he sobers to sober up.
17th Apr '16 5:16:28 PM 69BookWorM69
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** In "Murdoch Au Naturel", Brackenreid and Murdoch are discussing the difficulties they're having with getting information from a group of naturists (whose private nudist colony is where corpse turned up). They have the bright idea to send someone undercover, and since the naturists have already met Murdoch, he and Brackenreid turn to Constable Crabtree. Cut to Crabtree entering the colony ''sans'' clothing.

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** In "Murdoch Au Naturel", Brackenreid and Murdoch are discussing the difficulties they're having with getting information from a group of naturists (whose private nudist colony is where a corpse turned up). They have the bright idea to send in someone undercover, and since the naturists have already met Murdoch, he and Brackenreid turn to Constable Crabtree. Crabtree, who objects. [[GilliganCut Cut to Crabtree entering the colony ''sans'' clothing.clothing]].
17th Apr '16 5:09:35 PM 69BookWorM69
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* WhyAreYouLookingAtMeLikeThat: The inspectors need someone to infiltrate a feminine basketball team. They first glance at Crabtree, who promptly tell them he's not gonna wear a dress (again). Then Dr. Ogden comes in.

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* WhyAreYouLookingAtMeLikeThat: The inspectors WhyAreYouLookingAtMeLikeThat:
** In "Victor, Victorian", Brackenreid and Murdoch
need someone to infiltrate a feminine women's basketball team. They first glance at Crabtree, who promptly tell tells them he's not gonna wear a dress (again). Then Dr. Ogden comes in.


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** In "Murdoch Au Naturel", Brackenreid and Murdoch are discussing the difficulties they're having with getting information from a group of naturists (whose private nudist colony is where corpse turned up). They have the bright idea to send someone undercover, and since the naturists have already met Murdoch, he and Brackenreid turn to Constable Crabtree. Cut to Crabtree entering the colony ''sans'' clothing.
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