Doc, they're going to give you a medal. You don't want to be dead for that.

Your dead husband shows up begging you to drop the case. Why? Because he cares about you? This coming from a man who let you find him hanging from a rafter.

Doyle: I think Houdini's right.
Houdini: That sounded weird.

Am I the only one who doesn't like Canadians?

Alright, so you're a bigot. Is there anyone credible we can talk to?

There's always going to be another case. There's always going to be something that seems more important.


She's alive and maybe that's a nightmare but that's your reality too.

Whatever the truth, you'll deal with it. You're one of the strongest people I know.

Stop planning for her death. You claim you love your wife so much, then fight for her.

Nice call on the breeze, Adelaide. Once again proving that beautiful doesn't have to mean dumb…and the counter argument.

But if we know our loved ones are there just on the other side, watching us, talking to us, waiting for us, how will we ever be able to move on?


With the invention of the lightbulb I conquered the darkness; with the necrophone I shall conquer death.

Thomas Edison

Houdini & Doyle Quotes

Doyle: I have an idea. If he has something to hide, I imagine he'll run.
Stratton: And if he doesn't?
Doyle: I imagine he'll beat me rather badly.

Gudgett: Sir, I can handle this case myself, without help from a writer and a magician.
Doyle: I'm quite familiar with police protocol.
Gudgett: Yes, you regularly mock them and us in your stories.