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: December 7th, 1986
Teleplay by: Robert Van Scoyk

Story by: Bob Shayne

Directed By: Walter Grauman
Created By: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link
Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer
Producer: Robert F. O'Neill

Summary[edit | edit source]

When an obnoxious out-of-town TV personality is murdered, it's up to Jessica to figure out the killer.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Jessica's middle name is Beatrice.

This was Richard Paul's first appearance as Cabot Cove's do nothing mayor Sam Booth.

Victim: Doug Helman

Killer: Nick Brody

Cause of death: Explosion.

Motive: Was going to be replaced by two younger anchors, due to ratings.

Goofs[edit | edit source]

With how Kevin Keats kept to himself & not wanting anyone to know where he is at all costs, why would he risk calling Doug to meet him on the boat in order for Nick to kill Kevin Keats, given that the ending revealing who killed who, given that Nick had no motive to kill Doug Hellman, given that everybody believed that Kevin was blown up, even if he had motive to kill Doug, he still would have learned he was being replaced before all of them showed up in Cabot Cove, wouldn't you think ?

Starring[edit | edit source]

Regular Cast[edit | edit source]

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Recurring Cast[edit | edit source]

Tom Bosley as Sheriff Amos Tupper

Robert Hogan as Dr. Wylie Graham

Richard Paul as Mayor Samuel Booth

Guest Stars[edit | edit source]

Abby Dalton as Judith Keats

Chad Everett as Kevin Keats

Robert Lipton as Richard Abbott

Kathleen Lloyd as Paula Roman

Robert Pine as Doug Helman

Rex Robbins as George Fish

Mark Stevens as Nick Brody

Erik Stern as Gerald Foster

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