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  1. "Death Stalks the Big Top (Part 1)"
  2. "Death Stalks the Big Top (Part 2)"
  3. "Unfinished Business"
  4. "One White Rose for Death"
  5. "Corned Beef & Carnage"
  6. "Dead Man's Gold"
  7. "Deadline for Murder"
  8. "Magnum on Ice (Part 2)"
  9. "Obituary for a Dead Anchor"
  10. "Stage Struck"
  11. "Night of the Headless Horseman"
  12. "The Corpse Flew First Class"
  13. "Crossed Up"
  14. "Murder in a Minor Key"
  15. "The Bottom Line is Murder"
  16. "Death Takes a Dive"
  17. "Simon Says, Color Me Dead"
  18. "No Laughing Murder"
  19. "No Accounting for Murder"
  20. "The Cemetery Vote"
  21. "The Days Dwindle Down"
  22. "Murder, She Spoke"
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[]

Production Number:
Aired: 02/22/1987
Written By: Peter S. Fischer
Directed By: Seymour Robbie
Created By: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link
Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer
Producer: Robert F. O'Neill


Regular Cast[]

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Recurring Cast[]

Jerry Orbach as Detective Harry McGraw

Ray Girardin as Lt. Nathanial Casey

Guest Stars[]

John Amos as Doc Penrose

Ernest Borgnine as Cosmo Ponzini

LeVar Burton as Dave Robinson

Bradford Dillman as Dennis McConnell

Caren Kaye as Lois Ames

Michael McGrady as Sean Shaleen

Lynne Moody as Pam Collins

Harold Sylvester as Blaster Boyle

Adam West as Wade Talmadge


Jessica is given a stake of controlling interest in a boxer by her old friend Harry McGraw. However, when a boxing manager is found murdered, Harry is the prime suspect and Jess must find out who wanted the manager to be TKOed.


This episode runs slightly longer than most.

Victim: Wade Talmadge

Killer: Sean Shaleen

Cause of death: Gunshot

Motive: Wade was going to make him take a dive in his fight with Blaster Boyle.

DVD Release[]

Murder, She Wrote: the Complete Second Season.

Episode Chronology[]

See Also[]

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