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WS More or Less: How Deadly Was 1920s Melbourne?

We look at the murder rate within popular crime series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, set in 1920’s Melbourne, compared to the real life murder rate at that time?

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries is one of Australia’s most popular television series and has been broadcast in 172 territories worldwide. Set in 1920’s Melbourne the series’ protagonist, Miss Phryne Fisher, seems to have a lot of dead bodies on her metaphorical plate. So how does the series compare with the real life murder rate at that time? Join the More Or Less team as we step back in time for some statistical sleuthing.

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