Production Information[edit | edit source]
|Aired: November 16th, 1986|
|Teleplay by: Tom Sawyer
Story by: Tom Sawyer, Michael McGough & John Kennedy
|Directed By: Seymour Robbie|
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|Created By: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link|
|Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer|
|Producer: Robert F. O'Neill|
Summary[edit | edit source]
A veteran reporter who suffered a heart attack says his best medicine would be the removal of his publisher. Jessica gets involved after the man ends up dead.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
This was the first of two appearances by Harry Guardino as Jessica's reporter friend Haskell Drake.
Victim: Lamar Bennett
Killer: Billy Simms
Cause of death: Cerebral hemorrhage due to spiked pills.
Motive: Anger over Bennett not accepting Kay Garrett as his daughter.
Starring[edit | edit source]
Regular Cast[edit | edit source]
Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher
Recurring Cast[edit | edit source]
Guest Stars[edit | edit source]
Katherine Cannon as Eleanor Revere
Gretchen Corbett as Lt. Alyssa Caruso
Harry Guardino as Haskell Drake
Tim O'Connor as Walter Revere
Ken Olin as Perry Revere
Peter Mark Richman as Lamar Bennett
Eugene Roche as Billy Simms
William Smith as Clyde Thorson
Glynn Turman as Stan Lassiter
Sydney Walsh as Kay Garrett