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"Return of Sherlock Holmes"
Season 7
Episode 4
Air date October 21, 2013
Written by Carol Hay
Directed by Gail Harvey
Recurring Andrew Gower as David Kingsley/Sherlock Holmes
Christian Distefano as Ben McQueen
Lachlan Murdoch as Henry Higgins
Previous The Filmed Adventures of Detective William Murdoch
Next Murdoch of the Living Dead

"Return of Sherlock Holmes" is the fourth episode of the seventh season of the Murdoch Mysteries and the eighty-second episode of the series.

Plot Edit

Murdoch finds his investigation into a nanny's disappearance assisted by the man who considers himself the real Sherlock Holmes.

Summary Edit

The epsiode begins with a woman running outside in the rain. A window in a building is shown. A man inside is lying dead.

The next day,William Murdoch enters the Queen's Hotel and meets Herbert Greaves, who has been trying to stop someone from touching the body inside the hotel. The someone turns out to be Sherlock Holmes, who happens to know the identity of the deceased and knows that he has been dead for two days. Holmes says she was hired to find a red haired woman named Nora Webb who is missing. Greaves remembers seeing her.

Character Revelations Edit


  • There are references to "A Study in Sherlock" when William, Brackenreid and Julia are discussing Sherlock Holmes

Historical References Edit

Trivia Edit

  • The fourth episode of the sixth and seventh seasons both are about Sherlock Holmes- and back in season 1, Arthur Conan Doyle appeared in the fourth episode too.

Errors Edit

  • In the final credits the single female characters are listed with the honorific "Ms.", i.e., Ms. Ellie Naughton. This distinction wasn't widely practiced until the womens liberation movement during the 1960s.

Cast Edit

Main CastEdit

Yannick Bisson as William Murdoch
Jonny Harris as George Crabtree
Thomas Craig as Thomas Brackenreid
Helene Joy as Julia Ogden
Georgina Reilly as Emily Grace

Recurring CastEdit

Andrew Gower as David Kingsley/Sherlock Holmes
Christian Distefano as Ben McQueen
Lachlan Murdoch as Henry Higgins

Guest StarringEdit

Emily Klassen as Nora Webb
Greg Lowe as Gregory Skinner
Kal Weber as Nathaniel McQueen
Nicole St Martin as Ursula McQueen

Other CastEdit

References Edit

Allan Gardens

Gallery Edit

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