|Aired: April 06th, 1986|
|Written By: Robert B. Sherman|
|Directed By: Arthur Allan Seidelman|
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|Created By: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link|
|Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer|
|Producer: Robert F. O'Neill|
Jessica attends a tennis tournament as the guest of honor. She struggles to protect her former student Carol when her boyfriend is blown up in her car and she is the only suspect.
A pre-Malcolm in the Middle & Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston appears briefly in this episode.
The title is a play on the phrase "tennis, anyone?"
This is the first episode in which Jessica doesn't directly confront the murder suspect, doing it to their father instead.
Killer: Doris Robinson
Cause of death: Explosion via a car bomb; stabbed in chest.
Motive: Hated Carol after she stole Brian from her, and meant to kill her instead; to prevent him from realizing she was the killer.
Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher
Dennis Cole as Mitch Mercer
Bryan Cranston as Brian East
Karlene Crockett as Barbara McDermott
Linda Hamilton as Carol McDermott
Van Johnson as Elliot Robinson
Kelli Maroney as Cissy Barnes
Doug McKeon as Donny Harrigan
Barry Primus as Sergeant Len Berger
Betsy Russell as Doris Robinson
David Spielburg as Lt. Tad Travis