The television program “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries” is set in Melbourne, Australia, in the 1920s. The series stars Essie Davis as the titular Miss Phryne Fisher, a female detective working to help people in need.
The program is based on a series of crime novels by award-winning Australian author Kerry Greenwood. The series is shot and filmed in the city of Melbourne, using many historical locations as set pieces. As of 2015, two seasons were filmed with a third approved for production. The program first aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 2012, with each episode receiving a budget of $1 million.