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  1. "Appointment in Athens"
  2. "Seal of the Confessional"
  3. "The Grand Old Lady"
  4. "The Error of Her Ways"
  5. "Jack & Bill"
  6. "Dead Letter"
  7. "Night of the Tarantula"
  8. "When the Fat Lady Sings"
  9. "Test of Wills"
  10. "Class Act"
  11. "Town Father"
  12. "Goodbye Charlie"
  13. "If the Shoe Fits"
  14. "How to Make a Killing Without Really Trying"
  15. "The Fixer-Upper"
  16. "The Big Show of 1965"
  17. "Murder - According to Maggie"
  18. "O'Malley's Luck"
  19. "Always a Thief"
  20. "Shear Madness"
  21. "The Szechuan Dragon"
  22. "The Sicilian Encounter"
Murder, She Wrote: Season Seven
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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: March 4th, 1990
Written By: Peter S. Fischer
Directed By: John Llewellyn Moxey
Created By: Peter S. Fischer and Richard Levinson & William Link
Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer
Producers: Robert E. Swanson & Robert Van Scoyk


A show cancellation coincides with a network executive's murder.


Sixth of 14 "bookend" episodes in which Jessica only appears briefly and introduces them; the others are Murder in a Minor Key (Episode), The Grand Old Lady, Jack & Bill, Class Act, & Goodbye Charlie.

Victim: Keith Carmody

Killer: Andy Butler

Cause of death: Gunshot

Motive: Wanted revenge on Keith for cancelling his earlier show, forcing him to work as a supporting actor on Beat Cop.


Jessica says, "Will we ever hear from Margaret Mary again?" when the character she is referring to is named Mary Margaret.


Regular Cast[]

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Guest Stars[]

Denis Arndt as Vincent Palermo

Talia Balsam as Julie Pritzer

Diana Canova as Margaret Mary McCauley

Miriam Flynn as Harriet Duval

Dwayne Hickman as Bryan Thursday

Leann Hunley as Dana Darren

Bruce Kirby as Andy Butler

Paul Kreppel as Leo Kaplan

Gary Sandy as Keith Carmody

Tim Thomerson as Burt Rogers

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