Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
In 1920s Melbourne, the Honorable Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous "lady detective" goes about her work with a pistol close at hand--and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer.
- 1. Cocaine BluesFebruary 24, 201257min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishInvited to a relative's home where a murder has just occurred, Phryne soon finds herself in a world of drug smuggling and illegal abortion. As she sets about solving the first crime, she ends up getting embroiled in the other two.
- 2. Murder on the Ballarat TrainMarch 2, 201255min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishOn a train ride to the country, Phryne saves the life of a fellow passenger--but can't prevent the death of the young woman's mother. In tracking down the killer, she picks up a couple of runaway girls and begins to earn the respect of Inspector Jack Robinson.
- 3. The Green Mill MurderMarch 9, 201255min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishPhryne goes out for a night of dancing at Melbourne's top club, but the fun comes to an end after one of the patrons is stabbed to death. When a friend becomes the chief suspect, Phryne not only has to prove he didn't do it--she has to prove who did.
- 4. Death at Victoria DockMarch 16, 201256min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThe shooting death of a Latvian anarchist sets Phryne off in pursuit of the dead man's fiancée. In the process, she enters a dangerous underworld and puts not just herself in danger but her maid, Dot, as well.
- 5. Raisins and AlmondsMarch 23, 201256min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishPhryne investigates a murder in Melbourne's Jewish community, where the motives are masked by politics, romance, and religion. Though the police make a quick arrest, Phryne believes the key to the case lies in an ancient Hebrew text.
- 6. Ruddy GoreMarch 30, 201255min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTwo deaths onstage at a Gilbert and Sullivan show are followed by an attempt on Phryne's life and, eventually, a new romance in Chinatown. At first Phryne thinks the killings are connected with the modern-day opium trade, but soon she turns her attentions to explanations from the past.
- 7. Murder in MontparnasseApril 6, 201253min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThe widow of a French painter visits Melbourne, reawakening in Phryne memories of her time in Paris after the Great War. When the woman disappears, Phryne begins to fear for the safety of her two assistants, Bert and Cec.
- 8. Away with the FairiesApril 13, 201255min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen a magazine columnist dies under mysterious circumstances, Phryne finds petty jealousies, deception, and, perhaps, a motive for murder among the dead woman's colleagues. Following the paper trail, Phryne searches for clues in the writer's unpublished files.
- 9. Queen of the FlowersApril 20, 201252min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA leisurely walk along the beach leads to Phryne's newest case after the body of a young woman washes ashore. Meanwhile, an unexpected visitor shows up at her house--the supposedly dead mother of one of Phryne's wards.
- 10. Death by Miss AdventureApril 27, 201252min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA female night-shift worker dies when her hair gets caught in the factory machinery. The police suspect accidental death, but Phryne smells foul play and Dot goes undercover to get at the truth.
- 11. Blood and CircusesMay 4, 201254min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishPhryne joins the circus to investigate a murder the police have little chance of solving--and takes a journey into a dark part of her own past. When Phryne gets some unexpected news, she fears the case closest to her heart may now be closed forever.
- 12. Murder in the DarkMay 11, 201254min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishSuspicion falls on the entire household when a body is found in the pool at Phryne's aunt's house on the eve of a lavish party. While Jack Robinson investigates the case, Phryne discovers a link to her sister Janey's death.
- 13. King Memses' CurseMay 18, 201253min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWith a madman on the run, Phryne throws caution to the wind in order to find answers she has been seeking since childhood. However, she may have to put herself in the clutches of her nemesis in order to finally lay her ghosts to rest.
- Acorn Media
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- 13+ Teens. Learn more
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- Nuditysexual contentviolence alcohol use smoking foul language
- Supporting actors
- Nicholas BellMiriam MargolyesMiranda OttoHugo Johnstone-Burt