Written by: Nick Houser
Date: April 21, 2017
Miss Phryne Fisher is back with more intriguing mysteries and exquisite fashion with 13 new episodes starting Saturday, June 26 at 10pm on WOSU TV.
A private detective in 1920s Melbourne, Phryne has a knack for being in the right place at the right time—and she’s usually armed with the right weapon. Aided by her maid, Dorothy “Dot” Williams, Phryne ventures from the city’s mansions to its brothels, gaining admirers and enemies along the way.
Murder Most Scandalous | Saturday, April 22 at 10pm
Jack’s ex-father-in-law—the deputy commissioner of police—is implicated in the murder of a prostitute, and Jack and Phryne combine their efforts to get to the bottom of the case.
Death Comes Knocking | Saturday, April 29 at 10pm
A séance to contact a soldier killed in World War I leads to two murders in Melbourne a decade after the war’s end.
Dead Man’s Chest | Saturday, May 6 at 10pm
Phryne begins by looking into a burglary at the home of an establishment family fallen on hard times—but ends up investigating three murders.
Deadweight | Saturday, May 13 at 10pm
The police try to channel an outbreak of gang warfare into the boxing ring, but when someone stabs a gang member to death, Phryne and Jack get embroiled in the dangerous world of fight-rigging and illegal betting.
Murder à la Mode | Saturday, May 18 at 10pm
Phryne goes for a fitting at an exclusive fashion salon and finds that another customer has been killed with her own hairpin.Watch Preview.
Marked for Murder | Saturday, May 27 at 10pm
The captain of a local football team is found hanged before a game against the crosstown rivals, who appear to be the likely suspects.
Blood at the Wheel | Saturday, June 17 at 10pm
A pioneering female racing driver dies after her car is tampered with, and the race against a rival men’s team looks set to be abandoned. Watch Preview.
The Blood of Juana the Mad | Saturday, June 24 at 10pm
Medical students assembled for an anatomy lecture are shocked to find the cadaver they expected is actually the fresh corpse of one of their professors. Watch Preview.
Framed for Murder | Saturday, July 1 at 10pm
The on-set death of the leading man jeopardizes the future of The Bride of Babylon, an Australian silent movie trying to fend off competition from Hollywood. Watch Preview.
Death on the Vine | Saturday, July 8 at 10pm
A vineyard owner hires Phryne to look into a suspicious death, but by the time she gets to the remote town, he’s dead, too. Watch Preview.
Dead Air | Saturday, July 15 at 10pm
A bookkeeper and budding announcer at a city radio station is found choked to death, the latest in a succession of incidents threatening to put new stations out of business. Watch Preview.
Unnatural Habits | Saturday, July 22 at 10pm
When the body of a drowned and bound young woman is traced to a nuns’ home for “wayward girls,” the new chief commissioner—stressing the need for diplomacy in dealing with the church—takes Jack off the case.
A Christmas Murder | Saturday, July 29 at 10pm
Phryne and company head to a chalet to celebrate “Christmas in July,” but when they get there they find one of the residents dead, electrocuted while hanging festive lights. Watch Preview.