TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
At the turn of the 20th century the Metropolitan Police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders including Houdini and Doyle, who collaborated with New Scotland Yard on some unsolved and inexplicable crimes.
In several episodes Houdini's mother calls him Ehrie (this is seen in closed captioning). Ehrie was his childhood nickname, and its similar sound to Harry influenced Erich Weisz's choice for a stage name.
The series is set in 1901. Houdini did not develop the Water Torture Cell until 1913.
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