New CBC Gem show Macy Murdoch offers a novel twist on a Canadian institution – Murdoch Mysteries.
The beloved family show as run for 16 seasons and amassed over a hundred award nominations during that time. Murdoch Mysteries stars Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig and Jonny Harris and consists of over 250 episodes.
1890s, police Detective William Murdoch takes a new, more scientific approach to solving crimes. Assisted by coroner Dr. Julia Ogden and Constable George Crabtree, Murdoch introduces such concepts as finger marks and lie detecting machines. He has the support of his somewhat doubtful superior, Inspector Brackenreid.
Macy Murdoch stars Canadian Screen Award winner Shailyn Pierre-Dixon as Macy, the great-great-great granddaughter of Detective William Murdoch. Set in the present day, Macy and her pals Zane (Beau Han Bridge) and Billie (Raffa Virago) travel back in time after a villain uses a time machine to frame William for murder, the trio goes back to 1910 to find the real perpetrator of the crime. Along for the ride in 1910 are Murdoch Mysteries‘ Constable Henry Higgins-Newsome (Lachlan Murdoch) and Mrs. Violet Hart (Shanice Banton), who help the kids with the case.
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Macy Murdoch is available now on CBC Gem for viewers in Canada.