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Murder, She Wrote: TV Movies
  1. "South by Southwest"
  2. "A Story to Die For"
  3. "The Last Free Man"
  4. "The Celtic Riddle"
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There have been four Murder, She Wrote TV Movies since the end of the series run in May 1996.

Production Information[]

Murder, She Wrote: TV Movies
Number of TV Movies Produced: 4
Original Network: CBS
On Air: November 2, 1997 - May 9, 2003


Murder, She Wrote was cancelled after ratings had dwindled during the shows twelth season. This was due to the fact that CBS changed the time slot in which Murder, She Wrote had proven to be so popular. For the final four episodes, CBS returned the show to its previous time slot and ratings improved. Which led to an interest in producing TV Movies. Four were produced and aired over the course of six years


Main Cast[]

TV Movies[]

Picture TV Movie Name TV Movie Number Original Airdate
Intro.jpg Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest 1 November 2, 1997
Jessica is warned away by an FBI agent while following clues to Agua Verde where a woman who left her purse apparently lives.
Intro.jpg Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For 2 May 18, 2000
Jessica Fletcher puts her sleuthing skills to work at a writer's conference after a Russian author is found dead.
Intro.jpg Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man 3 May 2, 2001
Jessica Fletcher uncovers a shocking link between her family history and the death of a slave in the 1860s.
Intro.jpg Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle 4 May 9, 2003
Jessica travels to Ireland, where she attends the reading of an old acquaintance's will. The will contains the clues to finding a secret treasure, one that will require an already strained family to work together in order to solve the mystery.

News of Upcoming TV Movie[]

In a recent episode of the ABC daytime talk show The View, Lansbury announced that she hopes to make another Murder, She Wrote television film in the near future, if her son, Anthony Shaw, can find a suitable story

Background Information[]

  • Angela Lansbury's son Anthony Shaw, was attached as the director and producer or Executive Producer for all four "Murder, She Wrote" TV Movies.

See Also[]

  • Murder, She Wrote: TV Movies Crew
  • Murder, She Wrote: TV Movies Antagonists