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[[Daniel Maslany]] as [[Detective Watts]]<br />
[[Daniel Maslany]] as [[Detective Watts]]<br />
[[Shanice Banton]] as [[Violet Hart]]<br />
[[Shanice Banton]] as [[Violet Hart]]<br />
[[Marc Senior]] as [[Robert Parker|Special Constable Robert Parker]]<br />
[[Marc Senior]] as [[Robert Parker]]<br />
[[Sebastian Pigott]] as [[Dr. Dixon]]<br />
[[Sebastian Pigott]] as [[Dr. Dixon]]<br />
Jeremy Legat as [[Aldous Germaine]]
Jeremy Legat as [[Aldous Germaine]]
===Guest Cast===
===Guest Cast===
Jesse Lavercombe as [[Jack Walker]]<br />
Jesse Lavercombe as [[Jack Walker]]<br />

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"The Philately Fatality"
1306 The Philately Fatality
Season 13
Episode 1306
Air date November 4, 2019
Written by Mary Pedersen
Directed by Sherren Lee
Guest Stars Wade Bogert-O'Brien as Det. Glenn Scott
Previous Murdoch and the Cursed Caves
Next Toronto the Bad

"The Philately Fatality" is the sixth episode of the thirteenth season of the Murdoch Mysteries and the one hundred ninety-second of the series. It first aired November 4, 2019.


When a stamp enthusiast is murdered, Murdoch wonders if the murder is linked to the man's stamp collection or his collection of lovers.

Character Revelations


Historical References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.
  • The Hawaii Blue refers to one of the postage stamps used by the Kingdom of Hawaiia known as the "Hawaiian Missionaries", designed and printed in 1851 by the first postmaster of Hawaii, Henry Whitney; the 2cent Hawaii Blue sold for $600,000 in 1995.
  • The area of modern Romania called Moldavia issued its famous cap de bour stamps in 1858 and 1859, featuring the symbol of Moldavia: a star, the head of an auroch (a kind of cow, now extinct) and a horn. These simply designed stamps are rare among collectors today.


  • Homosexuality as part of MM storylines started at the beginning in Season 1 (ep.105) and was presented notably in Season 8 with former Chief Constable Giles and Dr. Grace character revelations.
  • Recasted actress Lisa Merchant played Mrs. Handsworth in Dial M for Murdoch.
  • Recast actress Catherine McNally was first seen as Head Nurse in Unfinished Business.
  • The Hawaiian Blue is one of three stamps and the motive for multiple murders in Charade, a 1963 American romantic comedy mystery film starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. 



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
Marc Senior as Robert Parker
Sebastian Pigott as Dr. Dixon
Jeremy Legat as Aldous Germaine

Guest Cast

Jesse Lavercombe as Jack Walker
Charles LaFortune as Mr. Bedard
Lisa Merchant as Bertha MacDonald
Wade Bogert-O'Brien as Detective Glenn Scott
Dave Barclay as Mr. Seburn
Catherine McNally as Mrs. Emery
Trevor Corvelli as Owen Paxton

Non-credited Cast


Murdoch Mysteries Season 13
Troublemakers Bad PenniesForever YoungProdigal Father
Murdoch and the Cursed Caves The Philately Fatality Toronto the BadThe Final CurtainThe Killing Dose
Parker in the RyeStaring Blindly into the FutureFox HuntKill Thy NeighbourRigid Silence
The Trial of Terrence MeyersIn the Company of WomenThings Left BehindThe Future is Unwritten

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