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Mort Metzger
Current Status: Alive
Professional Information
Title: Sheriff of Cabot Cove
Occupation: Law Enforcement Officer
Agency: Cabot Cove Sheriff's Department, New York Police Department (formerly)
Personal Information
Spouse: Adele Metzger (wife)
Relatives: Wayne Metzger (brother)
City of Residence: Cabot Cove
State of Residence: Maine
Country of Residence: United States
Nationality: American
Episode Chronology
First Appearance: Mr. Penroy's Vacation
Last Appearance: What You Don't Know Can Kill You
Played By
Actor: Ron Masak

Mort Metzger is the sheriff of Cabot Cove, Maine after Amos Tupper retired. Matzger is a former New York Police Department officer who moved to Cabot Cove with his wife, in the mistaken belief that they would be living a quieter life. Like Amos before him, Sheriff Metzger often helps Jessica Fletcher solve crimes in Cabot Cove.

His wife, Adele, is often mentioned but never actually seen.

He drives a red 1976 Cadillac Eldorado convertible instead of a police car.

Murder, She Wrote: Season Five
J.B. As in Jailbird A Little Night Work Mr. Penroy's Vacation Snow White, Blood Red Coal Miner's Slaughter Wearing of the Green
The Last Flight of the Dixie Damsel Prediction: Murder Something Borrowed, Someone Blue Weave A Tangled Web The Search for Peter Kerry Smooth Operators
Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble From Russia With Blood Alma Murder Truck Stop The Sins of Castle Cove Trevor Hudson's Legacy
Double Exposure Three Strikes, You're Out Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (Part 1) Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (Part 2)
Murder, She Wrote: Season Six
Appointment in Athens Seal of the Confessional The Grand Old Lady The Error of Her Ways Jack & Bill Dead Letter
Night of the Tarantula When the Fat Lady Sings Test of Wills Class Act Town Father Goodbye Charlie
If the Shoe Fits How to Make a Killing Without Really Trying The Fixer-Upper The Big Show of 1965 Murder - According to Maggie O'Malley's Luck
Always a Thief Shear Madness The Szechuan Dragon The Sicilian Encounter
Murder, She Wrote: Season Seven
Trials & Tribulations Deadly Misunderstanding See You in Court, Baby Hannigan's Wake The Family Jewels A Body to Die For
The Return of Preston Giles The Great Twain Robbery Ballad for a Blue Lady Murder in F Sharp Family Doctor Suspicion of Murder
Moving Violation Who Killed J.B. Fletcher? The Taxman Cometh From the Horse's Mouth The Prodigal Father Where Have You Gone, Billy Boy
Thursday's Child Murder, Plain & Simple Tainted Lady The Skinny According to Nick Cullhane
Murder, She Wrote: Season Eight
Bite the Big Apple Night Fears Unauthorized Obituary Thicker Than Water Lines of Excellence Judge Not
Terminal Connection A Killing in Vegas The Committee The List of Yuri Lermentov Danse Diabolique The Witch's Curse
Incident in Lot 7 The Monte Carlo Murders Tinker, Tailor, Liar, Thief Ever After To the End Will I Grapple With Thee Programmed for Murder
Day of the Dead Angel of Death Badge of Honor Murder On Madison Avenue
Murder, She Wrote: Season Nine
Murder in Milan Family Secrets The Mole The Wind Around the Tower The Dead File Night of the Coyote
Sugar & Spice, Malice & Vice The Classic Murder A Christmas Secret The Sound of Murder Final Curtain Double Jeopardy
Dead Eye Killer Radio The Petrified Florist Threshold of Fear The Big Kill Dead to Rights
Lone Witness Ship of Thieves The Survivor Love's Deadly Desire
Murder, She Wrote: Season Ten
A Death in Hong Kong For Whom the Bell Tolls The Legacy of Borbey House The Phantom Killer A Virtual Murder Bloodlines
A Killing in Cork Love and Hate in Cabot Cove Murder at a Discount Murder in White Northern Explosion Proof in the Pudding
Portrait of Death Deadly Assets Murder on the Thirtieth Floor Time to Die The Dying Game The Trouble with Seth
Roadkill A Murderous Muse Wheel of Death
Murder, She Wrote: Season Eleven
A Nest of Vipers Amsterdam Kill To Kill a Legend Death in Hawaii Dear Deadly The Murder Channel
Fatal Paradise Crimson Harvest Murder by Twos Murder of the Month Club An Egg to Die For The Scent of Murder
Death 'n Denial Murder in High-C Twice Dead Film Flam Murder a la Mode The Dream Team
School for Murder Another Killing in Cork Game, Set, Murder
Murder, She Wrote: Season Twelve
Nailed A Quaking in Aspen The Secret of Gila Junction Big Easy Murder Home Care Nan's Ghost (Part 1)
Nan's Ghost (Part 2) Shooting in Rome Deadly Bidding Frozen Stiff Unwilling Witness Kendo Kill
Death Goes Double Platinum Murder in Tempo The Dark Side of the Door Murder Among Friends Something Foul in Floppieville Track of a Soldier
Evidence of Malice Southern Double-Cross Race to Death What You Don't Know Can Kill You Mrs. Parker's Revenge Death by Demographics
Murder, She Wrote
Main Characters: Jessica Fletcher | Dr. Seth Hazlitt | Sheriff Amos Tupper | Sheriff Mort Metzger
Recurring Characters: Grady Fletcher | Donna Mayberry | Preston Giles | Victoria Brandon | Howard Griffin | Ethan Cragg
Eve Simpson | Emma MacGill | Harry Pierce | Mayor Sam Booth | Harry McGraw
Michael Hagarty | Dennis Stanton | Charlie Garrett | Lt. Artie Gelber
Lt. Timothy Hanratty | Lt. Catalano | Inspector Gabriel Caceras