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A Guide to Television Programs at the Library: Mysteries

Categorical listings of a variety of TV shows available for check out at the library.

13 Reasons Why

Drama - Mystery

TV-MA - Netflix

Tapes surface after a teenage girl commits suicide, revealing the reasons why she took her life. Season 1 available. 

Dr Blake Mysteries

 
 
Drama - Mystery
TV - 14 - 60 Minutes - ABC
 
A war vetaran returns to his home of Ballarat to take over his father's medial practice. He is quickly recruited to be the police surgeon and begins solving crimes. Seasons 1-3 available.

Pretty Little Liars

Drama - Mystery - Thriller
TV-14 - ABC
2010-2017
When the leader of their clique disappears, the group falls apart until an outsider threatens to reveal their secrets. The group must reunite to protect themselves and find out the truth. All seasons available.

Brokenwood Mysteries

Mystery - Drama - Crime

Acorn

An experienced detective is sent to the small town of Brokenwood where the residents hold plenty of grudges against each other. His assistance is a younger female that must get used to his particular way of doing things. Seasons 1-3 available. 

The Leftovers


Drama - Fantasy - Mystery
TV -MA - 60 Minutes - HBO
Two percent of the world's population have disappeared in what is known as the Sudden Departure. Three years later the people of Mapleton, a fictional town in New York, are struggling to cope. The story centers around the Garvey family, the family of the town's Chief of Police. All season availables.
 
 

The Sinner

Mystery - Crime - Drama

TV-14 - USA

A young woman commits an act of violence while on a day trip with her family and has no idea why she did it. Season 1 available. 

People of Earth

Comedy - Mystery - Scifi

TV-MA - TBS

Journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien encounter survivors. The deeper he digs, the more truth he finds. Season 1 available. 

Agatha Raison

 

Comedy - Mystery

Acorn

Based on the character from the novels by M.C. Beaton. Agatha is a public relations specialist that becomes the suspect in a murder after entering a quiche baking contest. Season 1 available. 

 

Mike Tyson Mysteries

 

Comedy - Mystery - Animation
TV-MA - 30 Minutes - Adult Swim
 

Mike tyson and crew solve mysteries in much the same style as the popular cartoon Scooby Doo. While these two shows may have some similarities, Mike Tyson Mysteries is inteneded for adult audiences only. His mystery solving crew includes his adopted daughter, a friendly ghost, and a pigeon. Seasons 1 and 2 available.
 
 
 

Trial and Error

Comedy - Mystery

TV-14 - NBC

Mockumentary about a New York lawyer trying his first case in a small South Carolina town. He is defending a poetry professor accused of murdering his wife. Season 1 available. 

Scream Queens

Comedy - Horror - Mystery

TV-14 - Fox


The Red Devil Kill stalks the pledges of a fictitious college sorority house. Anyone could be the murderer or the next victim. Season 1 available. 

The Good Wife

Drama - Crime - Mystery
TV-14 - 60 Minutes - CBS
2009-2016
 

A woman must return to work in a law firm to support her family after her attorney husband is sent in prison for a humiliating corruption scandal. All seasons available.

Broadchurch

Crime - Drama - Mystery

BBC

The body of an eleven year old boy is found on a beach in a small coastal town. Detectives Ellie Miller and Alec Hardy are sent to investigate. A media frenzy ensues and the town begins to fall apart. All seasons available. 

Unforgotten

Mystery - Crime - Drama

TV-MA - ITV

London detectives investigate crimes from the past. Season 1 available. 

Big Little Lies

 

 

Crime - Drama - Mystery

TV-MA - HBO

Based on the book by Liane Moriarty. The lives of three first grade mothers unravel in different ways, leading to murder. Season 1 available. 

Sherlock

 

Drama - Crime - Mystery
TV-14 - BBC
2010-2017
 
A mondern day Sherlock Holmes and Watson investigate muders in London. All seasons available. 
 

Ripper Street

 

Mystery - Crime - Drama

TV-MA - BBC

Inspector Edmund Reid leads the H division, the toughest police district in East End. Reid failed to catch Jack the Ripper and fears his return. All seasons available.