Based on the heroine of more than 20 novels — a series which only began publication in the late 1980s; a far more contemporary literary source than the usual — Miss Fisher is a woman of many interests. There is her hobby of solving murders, of course, but her many passions also include fashion, jewelry, makeup, cat burgling, films, tango dancing, jazz music, science and sex. Notably, each of these facets are equally on display throughout the show’s three (so far — a fourth is rumored but not yet official) seasons, but only one caused a furor when the show launched stateside on PBS. Guess which one — and it’s not the tango dancing!
Read more of my thoughts on Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries