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"The Final Curtain"
1308 The Final Curtain
Season 13
Episode 1308
Air date November 18, 2019
Written by Simon McNabb
Directed by Mina Shum
Guest Stars Jim Mezon as Grayson Howard
Sara Garcia as Ada Cunningham
Ivan Sherry as Herbert Gould
Aidan Moreno as Barney Finch
Jessica Huras as Joan Dalloway
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"The Final Curtain" is the eighth episode of the thirteenth season of the Murdoch Mysteries and the one hundred ninety-fourth of the series. It first aired November 18, 2019.

Summary

An actor is killed during a play featuring John Brackenreid and attended by Murdoch, Ogden, Crabtree and John's parents.

Character Revelations

  • The investigation reveals that John Brackenreid was having a tryst with a married woman – the murder victim.
  • When asked about her sister Ruby, Julia replies that she hasn't heard from her in some time, "Off on another dramatic adventure, I'd imagine."

Continuity

Historical References

  • This episode takes place in Toronto 1907 – 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.
  • Shakespeare's MacBeth
  • Nitric acid belongs to the group of inorganic acids. It is both extremely corrosive and toxic, first discovered in 1648 by a German chemist, Johann Rudolf. In 1901 Wilhelm Ostwald developed the Ostwald Process, which became the principle way of producing nitric acid.

Trivia

Notable Quotes

Julia to Murdoch: "That's our cue."

Errors

Cast

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
Arwen Humphreys as Margaret Brackenreid
Charles Vandervaart as John Brackenreid

Guest Cast

Jim Mezon as Grayson Howard
Sara Garcia as Ada Cunningham
Ivan Sherry as Herbert Gould
Aidan Moreno as Barney Finch
Jessica Huras as Joan Dalloway
David Carter as Felix Potter
Claire Alan as Annabeth Potter

Non-credited Cast

Gallery


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