Murder, She Wrote: Season One
Murder, She Wrote: Season Two


  1. "Widow, Weep for Me"
  2. "Joshua Peabody Died Here... Possibly"
  3. "Murder in the Afternoon"
  4. "School for Scandal"
  5. "Sing a Song of Murder"
  6. "Reflections of the Mind"
  7. "A Lady in the Lake"
  8. "Dead Heat"
  9. "Jessica Behind Bars"
  10. "Sticks and Stones"
  11. "Murder Digs Deep"
  12. "Murder by Appointment Only"
  13. "Trial by Error"
  14. "Keep the Home Fries Burning"
  15. "Powder Keg"
  16. "Murder in the Electric Cathedral"
  17. "One Good Bid Deserves a Murder"
  18. "If a Body Meet a Body"
  19. "Christopher Bundy - Died on Sunday"
  20. "Menace, Anyone?"
  21. "The Perfect Foil"
  22. "If the Frame Fits"
Murder, She Wrote: Season Three
Murder, She Wrote: Season Four
Murder, She Wrote: Season Five
Murder, She Wrote: Season Six
Murder, She Wrote: Season Seven
Murder, She Wrote: Season Eight
Murder, She Wrote: Season Nine
Murder, She Wrote: Season Ten
Murder, She Wrote: Season Eleven
Murder, She Wrote: Season Twelve
Murder, She Wrote: TV Movies
The Law & Harry McGraw

Production Information[edit | edit source]

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Aired: November 10th, 1985
Written By: Robert Vam Scoyk
Directed By: Peter Grauman
Created By: Peter S. Fischer, William Levinson & Richard Link
Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer
Producer: Robert F. O'Neill

Summary[edit | edit source]

When Jessica visits a peaceful lakeside inn to do research for her next book, she witnesses a violent scene out on the lake, seemingly of a husband pushing his neglected wife out of the boat into the water. Everyone staying at the inn believes Jessica has witnessed the husband murdering his wife, but due to several oddities, Jessica isn't so sure.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Victim: Carolyn Hester Crane

Killer: Burton Hollis

Cause of death: Forcibly drowned, after being hit on the head with binoculars.

Motive: To frame Howard Crane for murder, due to him kicking his father of out of their family company, thereby inheriting it himself.

Goofs[edit | edit source]

Jessica gets out of the back of the police car on her own. You can't open the back door of a police car from the inside.

Starring[edit | edit source]

Regular Cast[edit | edit source]

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Recurring Cast[edit | edit source]

John Astin as Harry Pierce

Tom Bosley as Sheriff Amos Tupper

William Windom as Dr. Seth Hazlitt

Guest Stars[edit | edit source]

Susan Blanchard as Carolyn Hester Crane

William Christopher as Burton Hollis

Charles Frank as Kyle Jordan

Laurence Luckinbill as Howard Crane

Lee Meriwether as Grace Overholtz

Lee Purcell as Joanna Benson

Charles Taylor as Jack Turney

Lauren Tewes as Betty Jordan

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