Murder, She Wrote: Season One
Murder, She Wrote: Season Two
Murder, She Wrote: Season Three


  1. "Death Stalks the Big Top (Part 1)"
  2. "Death Stalks the Big Top (Part 2)"
  3. "Unfinished Business"
  4. "One White Rose for Death"
  5. "Corned Beef & Carnage"
  6. "Dead Man's Gold"
  7. "Deadline for Murder"
  8. "Magnum on Ice (Part 2)"
  9. "Obituary for a Dead Anchor"
  10. "Stage Struck"
  11. "Night of the Headless Horseman"
  12. "The Corpse Flew First Class"
  13. "Crossed Up"
  14. "Murder in a Minor Key"
  15. "The Bottom Line Is Murder"
  16. "Death Takes a Dive"
  17. "Simon Says, Color Me Dead"
  18. "No Laughing Murder"
  19. "No Accounting for Murder"
  20. "The Cemetery Vote"
  21. "The Days Dwindle Down"
  22. "Murder, She Spoke"
Murder, She Wrote: Season Four
Murder, She Wrote: Season Five
Murder, She Wrote: Season Six
Murder, She Wrote: Season Seven
Murder, She Wrote: Season Eight
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[edit | edit source]

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Aired: March 15th, 1987
Written By: Tom Sawyer
Directed By: Walter Grauman
Created By: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link
Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer
Producer: Robert F. O'Neill

Starring[edit | edit source]

Regular Cast[edit | edit source]

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Recurring Cast[edit | edit source]

Guest Stars[edit | edit source]

George Clooney as Kip Howard

Pat Crowley as Trudy Howard

George Furth as Farley Pressman

Buddy Hackett as Murray Gruen

Arte Johnson as Phil Rinker

David Knell as Acting Chief Wylie Ledbetter

Steve Lawrence as Mack Howard

Sheree North as Norma Lewis

Beth Windsor as Corrie Gruen

Summary[edit | edit source]

Someone is found dead after the engagement party for the offspring of two estranged comedians.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Murray & Mack are likely inspired by the famous comedy team of Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin with Murray the goofy Lewis-like one and Mack the smooth, straight-man singer, a'la Martin. Martin & Lewis also had a very acrimonious split, although they later reconciled on an episode of Martin's variety show thanks to Frank Sinatra.

Victim: Phil Rinker

Killer: Farley Pressman

Cause of death: Strangulation, disguised as hanging.

Motive: Phil had learned Farley was cheating Mack Howard & Murray Gruen out of money from videotape sales

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