|Season 2, Episode 12|
|Air date||22 November 2013|
|Written by||Ysabelle Dean; Kerry Greenwood (novel)|
|Directed by||Tony Tilse|
|Dead Air||Murder Under The Mistletoe|
Dot and Hugh find a body floating in the river. On the corpse of the girl is found a scapular of Lady of Mt Carmel, leading the investigation at Magdalen laundry where Phryne also sends to wash her clothing. Investigations into the laundry run by an icy and bigoted Catholic woman who behaves badly to the girls, especially if pregnant out of wedlock, brings Phryne and Jack to discover a human trafficking ring.
Victim: Bernadette (no last name)
Case: Phryne chose to investigate the murder of the girl whose body Dot "caught" while fishing.
Murderer: Captain De Vere
Outcome: Captain De Vere was shot. His fate was unclear. Fisher was shot and arrest. Sanderson was arrested.
Dot and Hugh are relaxing by a river. Dot is fishing while Hugh talks about honeymoon plans. Dot seems to catch something, and while Hugh is initially enthusiastic he becomes alarmed after looking into the river. He tells Dot to turn her back, then wades into the river to retrieve the corpse of a young woman.
Phryne: Does George Sanderson really believe that a man with an O in front of his name will bring charges against a pack of nuns!?
Jack: Leave it alone, Miss Fisher!
Phryne: I really am very sorry, Jack, that you're in so much hot water because of me.
Jack: Don't be remorseful. It only confuses me.