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Houdini & Doyle, Season One | Episodes 1 - 4 (2016)

Houdini & Doyle

I'm a TV addict. This is no secret. If there is one thing that trumps ordinary TV, it's costume dramas. Of late, networks like NBC, ABC and CBS have tried their hand at it, and in fact, this fall, some of the networks have new period dramas lining their fall schedules. Dramas that will no doubt be talked of here at some point. But today, we're here for a different reason.

Today, I'm happy to talk about Fox's latest miniseries (I think that's what it is?), Houdini & Doyle. If you like shows like Sherlock, Murdoch Mysteries or Rachel McMillan's Bachelor Girls Guide to Murder, then this show might be your cup of tea.

Over on Silver Petticoat, I'm reviewing the first four episodes (because I've not yet watched the latest), and sharing more thoughts about why I like this new show. Read on if you like.

Houdini & Doyle

Houdini and Doyle – An Entertaining Period Drama About Sleuths

It’s been interesting to watch as network television joins the period drama bandwagon. One of those networks is Fox. With their summertime new series, Houdini and Doyle, Fox attempted to pull some Sherlock fans (though the ratings haven’t been great). This period drama is set in the early 1900s, and the script reads like a mash-up of established cozy mystery series. Despite this, there’s still something singular about Houdini and DoyleContinue Reading on Silver Petticoat ➔

6 comments

  1. Ah, the mystique,the drama, the costumes. I love watching these old time shows.

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    1. As do I! They're always SO much fun. :)

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  2. I do like all those things and hadn't heard of this one, but we haven't been watching a whole lot of tv. I'll have to catch this one and see what I think. :)

    Tressa @ Wishful Endings

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    1. Hope you enjoy, Tressa! It's lots of fun, and the camaraderie between the leads is what makes it so addicting.

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  3. I've been curious about this show, I'm glad to know you liked it! Or at least the first few episodes anyway. I'll have to see about watching it sometime.

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    1. You will indeed, Kara. It's lots of fun and if you don't mind the angle it has about magic, it's lots of fun. :)

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