For the TV series, see Masterpiece Mystery.

Mystery is a subgenre of the crime drama category and refers to plot-based television episodes that centers on a crime that is committed, an investigator who analyses and interprets clues presented in the episode and seeks to resolve the mystery while simultaneously bringing the criminal to justice.

Many crime procedural shows such as Castle, Murder She Wrote, The Mentalist, Bones, The Closer and the CSI and Law & Order franchises are grouped within the mystery genre.

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