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The Great Detective

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Last updated: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 -1:00
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A Scottish policeman in the Victorian era moves to Toronto to care for his orphaned niece and ends up becoming Canada's first real detective. Based on the book Memoirs of a Great Detective by Canada's actual first detective, John Wilson Murray, who was appointed to Ontario's Department of Justice in l875.
Show Details:
Start date: Jan 1979
End date: Mar 1982
Status: cancelled/ended
Network(s): CBC (CA)
Run time: 60 min
Episodes: 35 eps
Genre(s): Crime/Mystery, Drama, Historical
Credits:
Episode list & details from:  TVmaze • 
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Episode # Original
Air Date
Titles
 
Season 1
 
1.1-1 17 Jan 79Case of the Magic Mandarin
2.1-2 24 Jan 79The Black Curse
3.1-3 31 Jan 79Death Takes a Curtain Call
4.1-4 07 Feb 79Murder at Blenheim Swamp
5.1-5 14 Feb 79Bloodhounds Can't Fly
6.1-6 21 Feb 79Nightwalker of the Wards
7.1-7 28 Feb 79Pretty Mary Mitchell
8.1-8 07 Mar 79The Curious Death of a Maiden Lady
9.1-9 14 Mar 79The Song of the Hemp
10.1-1021 Mar 79Fire at Fenroy
 
Season 2
 
11.2-1 02 Jan 80Train of Events
12.2-2 09 Jan 80The Eye of Clarkie Blackburn
13.2-3 16 Jan 80A Family Business
14.2-4 23 Jan 80Murder in Sepia
15.2-5 30 Jan 80A Watery Grave
16.2-6 06 Feb 80Spirit Guide
17.2-7 13 Feb 80The Man Who Died Twice
18.2-8 20 Feb 80Too Many Cooks
 
Season 3
 
19.3-1 13 Jan 81A Question of Loyalties
20.3-2 20 Jan 81Death Visit
21.3-3 27 Jan 81Sins of the Father
22.3-4 03 Feb 81Scull-Duggery
23.3-5 10 Feb 81Murder by Proxy (1)
24.3-6 17 Feb 81Murder by Proxy (2)
25.3-7 24 Feb 81Horror in the Wax Museum
26.3-8 03 Mar 81Murder in Motion
27.3-9 10 Mar 81If Looks Could Kill
 
Season 4
 
28.4-1 14 Jan 82Death Circuit
29.4-2 21 Jan 82Damned Indenture
30.4-8 04 Mar 82Death on Delivery
 
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