Mr & Mrs Murder

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Mr & Mrs Murder
Created byShaun Micallef
Jason Stephens
StarringShaun Micallef
Kat Stewart
Jonny Pasvolsky
Lucy Honigman
ComposerDan Luscombe & Echo Set
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes13
Executive producersRick Maier
Jason Stephens
ProducersAndrew Walker
Jason Stephens
Shaun Micallef (associate)
Kat Stewart (associate)
Production locationsMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Running time~45 minutes in a 60 minute timeslot
Production companiesFremantleMedia Australia
Bravado Productions
Original release
NetworkNetwork Ten (Australia), WETA (U.S.)
Release20 February (2013-02-20) –
15 May 2013 (2013-05-15)

Mr & Mrs Murder is a 13-part Australian crime comedy television series[1] produced by FremantleMedia Australia in association with Bravado Productions.[2] It originally ran on Network Ten on from 20 February to 15 May 2013. The murder mystery series follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan, who run an industrial cleaning business specialising in crime scenes. They use this experience to become amateur sleuths.[3][4] In the United Kingdom, the show was shown on satellite channel Sky Living, and picked up for broadcast by Channel 5 from Network Ten along with the shows Wentworth and Secrets and Lies.[5][6]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Australian viewers
1"Early Checkout"Shirley BarrettKirsty Fisher20 February 2013 (2013-02-20)0.959[7]
When national hero Marty O'Connor is murdered in a luxury hotel, Charlie and Nicola set out to solve the murder and clear an innocent person.
2"A Dog's Life"Sian DaviesJohn Hugginson27 February 2013 (2013-02-27)0.836[8]
A dispute occurs between a dog walking group and local golf course members after which golf champion Keith Skinner is mauled to death by a dog.
3"En Vogue"Sian DavisMarieke Hardy6 March 2013 (2013-03-06)0.719[9]
Fashion designer Jonah Ellroy is killed by a flying mirror during the finale of his runway show; Charlie and Nicola investigate.
4"Atlas Drugged"Shirley BarrettBridie O'Neill13 March 2013 (2013-03-13)0.695[10]
It's a murderous level of muscle burn when champion bodybuilder Anton is found drugged and baked to death on a sunbed.
5"Lost Soul"Daniel NettheimChristine Bartlett20 March 2013 (2013-03-20)0.567[11]
They say life's a cabaret, but that's hardly the case when leading lady Linda is found dead...
6"The Next Best Man"Sian DavisSian Davis27 March 2013 (2013-03-27)0.818[12]
Something old, something new, something borrowed, someone dead.
7"Thoroughly Dead Thoroughbred"Peter SalmonJay Barnes3 April 2013 (2013-04-03)0.698[13]
When Cardwell Stable's vet Evelyn is murdered with an overdose of ketamine, Nicola and Charlie sidle up to investigate.
8"A Flare for Murder"Peter SalmonTimothy Hobart10 April 2013 (2013-04-10)0.548[14]
It's more than a shot across the bow when young solo sailor Jennifer Travers is murdered on her yacht with a flare gun.
9"The Art of Murder"Abe ForsytheTimothy Hobart17 April 2013 (2013-04-17)0.638[15]
It's murder for art's sake when a homeless man is found crushed to death under a floating wall at a modern art gallery.
10"Little Boxes"Jet WilkinsonHarold Jordan24 April 2013 (2013-04-24)0.540[16]
When upper crust James Langlan is found harpooned through the chest with a spear gun in a heritage bathing box, it sends a dark ripple through a wealthy seaside community.
11"Keeping Up Appearances"Jet WilkinsonKatherine Thomson1 May 2013 (2013-05-01)0.469 (Overnight)[17]
In the middle of the night, a beautiful young woman named Ivy falls to her death from the window of a prominent plastic surgery clinic.
12"Zootopia"Daniel NettheimJonathan Gavin8 May 2013 (2013-05-08)0.523 (Overnight)[18]
When Glen the big cat keeper dies and Marie the hippo keeper goes missing, it looks like the food chain has been reversed at Maabade Zoo.
13"The Course Whisperer"UnknownUnknown15 May 2013 (2013-05-15)0.454 (Overnight)[19]
It's a recipe for murder when maestro chef Bryce Cormac is killed in the kitchen of his renowned restaurant, Razorback.

DVD and Blu-ray releases[edit]

Mr & Mrs Murder: Series One
Set details:
  • Supplier / Publisher - Roadshow
  • Region 4 DVD – 4-disc set

13 episodes

Release dates: Region 4
19 June 2013[20]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Debi Enker (14 February 2013). "Gumshoes keep it clean". The Age. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Screen Australia". Screen Australia. 1 July 2008. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Mr & Mrs Murder". Australian Television. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  4. ^ Colin, By (15 August 2012). "Shaun Micallef teams up with Kat Stewart for Mr and Mrs Murder". Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Mr & MRS Murder to air in the UK | TV Tonight".
  6. ^ "Mr & MRS Murder".
  7. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 20 February 2013". TV Tonight. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  8. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 27 March 2013". TV Tonight. 7 March 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  9. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 6 March 2013". TV Tonight. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  10. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 13 March 2013". TV Tonight. 22 March 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  11. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 20 March 2013". TV Tonight. 28 March 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  12. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 27 March 2013". TV Tonight. 4 April 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  13. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 3 April 2013". TV Tonight. 11 April 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  14. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 10 April 2013". TV Tonight. 19 April 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  15. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 17 April 2013". TV Tonight. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  16. ^ "Timeshifted: Wednesday 24 April 2013". TV Tonight. 2 May 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  17. ^ "Arrow on time, on target". TV Tonight. 2 May 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  18. ^ "ABC News wins 7pm timeslot". TV Tonight. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  19. ^ "Nine gives Seven renovation show a Big Bang". TV Tonight. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  20. ^ "Mr & Mrs Murder: Series 1". Retrieved 15 April 2014.

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