"Drowning in Money" is the eighth episode of the twelfth season of the Murdoch Mysteries and the one hundred seventy-sixth of the series. It first aired on November 12, 2018.


When a wealthy, high society couple are found drowned in their pool in an apparent double suicide, Murdoch suspects murder.

Character Revelations

  • The Higgins-Newsomes are still members of 'The Club' as they are paid up to the end of the year.


Historical References

  • This episode takes place in Toronto 1906 – Edward VII (Albert Edward;1841-1910) is King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas.
  • Allusion to prominent American heiresses marrying into the British Aristocracy for mutual social and financial advantages started in the Gilded Age.



Main Cast

Yannick Bisson as Detective William Murdoch
Hélène Joy as Dr. Julia Ogden
Thomas Craig as Inspector Thomas Brackenreid
Jonny Harris as Constable George Crabtree

Recurring Cast

Daniel Maslany as Detective Watts
Shanice Banton as Violet Hart
Lachlan Murdoch as Constable Henry Higgins
Charles Vandervaart as John Brackenreid
 Clare McConnell as Effie Newsome

Guest Cast

Hannah Endicott-Douglas as Persephone Westerbrook
Brian Tree as Duke of Somerset Richard Seymour
Carmen Grant as Duchess of Somerset Elizabeth Seymour
Erica Anderson as Diana Seymour
AJ Simmons as Earl of Lincoln Albert Seymour
Natalie Jantzi as Housemaid (Pauline)
Diana Coatsworth as Housemaid (Sarah)
Chris Gibbs as Harvey Leech
Scott Anderson as Martin Erskine
Pedro Salvin as Mr. Sweeting
Cory Lipman as Anthony Pottier
Samantha Madely asFiona Small
Roland Rothchild as Caretaker
Dan MacKay as Concierge

Non-Credited Cast

Nathan Hoppe as Constable McNabb


Murdoch Mysteries Season 12
Murdoch Mystery MansionOperation: MurderMy Big Fat Mimico WeddingMurdoch Without Borders
The Spy Who Loved MurdochSir. Sir? Sir!!!Brother's KeeperDrowning in MoneySecrets and Lies
Pirates of the Great LakesAnnabella CinderellaSix of the BestMurdoch and the Undetectable Man
Sins of the FatherOne Minute to MurderManual for MurderDarkness Before the Dawn Part 1
Darkness Before the Dawn Part 2
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