In the 1890's, Detective William Murdoch adopts modern techniques like 'finger marks' and forensics to track Toronto's most sinister killers. Though derided by his skeptical boss, Murdoch finds friends and allies in a lovely pathologist and an eager-to-learn constable. Along the way they cross paths with some of the era's most famous figures, including Nikola Tesla, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Prince Alfred.
Murdoch accompanies his hero to a séance, where the medium guides him to the body of a skeptical psychic investigator. Did the clues indeed come from the spirit world? Or did the medium have a motive for murder?
Zoey rents a food truck to enter a reality TV competition. Sparks fly between her and the founder of a restaurant, who is also a judge in the contest. Zoey's wants to win, but she suspects he might be after her sauce recipe, not her heart.
It's Christmas Eve! Thomas, a young boy, is both excited and disappointed because it's raining instead of snowing. His grandfather gives him a snow globe and starts recounting his own childhood Christmas memories. When Thomas finally falls asleep, his grandfather opens the bedroom window and sees falling snowflakes.