An unpopular show-business personality discovers that elaborate security systems are no guarantee of safety.
The trivia item below may give away important plot points.
At the end, Jessica says, "ballistics will prove that the bullet came from your gun". It's impossible to do a ballistic test on a bullet fired from a gun using a "silencer", that's partly why they're illegal here in the United States.
Victim: Johnny Shannon
Killers: Sgt. Barnes and Milo Valentine.
Cause of death: Gunshot
Motive: To retrieve an incriminating video that implicated Valentine in election fixing.
Milo Valentine is the unseen main antagonist of Murder at the Oasis. He is a mob boss who Johnny Shannon knows. Johnny Shannon tried to blackmail Milo Valentine by getting him to admit to fixing an election on tape. Valentine hired Sgt.Barnes to kill him. Valentine is arrested off-screen following the episode.
Sgt. Barnes is a police officer who doubles as a hit man. He is the secondary antagonist of the episode. He accepts a job from Milo Valentine to kill Johnny Shannon. He then tries to pin the crime on Vic LaRosa. Barnes is caught and arrested for the murder. He will probably turn state evidence.
Terry Shannon is a supporting character in Murder at the Oasis. She is the daughter of Johnny and Peggy Shannon, and the sister of Mickey Shannon. Terry is a very beautiful young woman. She has a poor relationship with her parents and brother. She is also quite mean towards her boyfriend, Vic LaRosa. She is not evil, but isn't very kind either.
This episode was released with the other 21 episodes of the first season of Murder, She Wrote in a variety of formats.
|Murder, She Wrote: The Complete First Season||March 29, 2005||Region 1 (North America)|
|Murder, She Wrote: Season 1||August 29, 2005||Region 2 (Europe)|
|Murder, She Wrote: The Complete 1st Season||May 2, 2007||Region 4 (Australasia)|
- Murder at the Oasis at the Internet Movie Database