I reviewed the upcoming Citytv series Murdoch Mysteries, and was disappointed, despite my inexplicable crush on leading man Yannick Bisson. I mean, I watched more than one episode of Sue Thomas, F.B. Eye for him, and this show didn’t impress me much more than that one:
- TV Review: Murdoch Mysteries Puts CSI Techniques in a Time Machine
“Unfortunately, the first episode isn’t a strong start to the series. Murdoch himself fades into the background, overshadowed by a bizarre guest character — the real-life eccentric Nikola Tesla — and a romantic subplot involving his young sidekick, Constable George Crabtree (Jonny Harris). Dr. Julia Ogden (Hélène Joy of Durham County), one of Murdoch’s few supporters in the police department, is likewise given little to do but reveal autopsy results.” Read more.