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  1. "Trials & Tribulations"
  2. "Deadly Misunderstanding"
  3. "See You in Court, Baby"
  4. "Hannigan's Wake"
  5. "The Family Jewels"
  6. "A Body to Die For"
  7. "The Return of Preston Giles"
  8. "The Great Twain Robbery"
  9. "Ballad for a Blue Lady"
  10. "Murder in F Sharp"
  11. "Family Doctor"
  12. "Suspicion of Murder"
  13. "Moving Violation"
  14. "Who Killed J.B. Fletcher?"
  15. "The Taxman Cometh"
  16. "From the Horse's Mouth"
  17. "The Prodigal Father"
  18. "Where Have You Gone, Billy Boy"
  19. "Thursday's Child"
  20. "Murder, Plain & Simple"
  21. "Tainted Lady"
  22. "The Skinny According to Nick Cullhane"
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Production Information[]

Production Number:
Aired: September 30th, 1990
Written By: Peter S. Fischer
Directed By: Vincent McEveety
Created By: Peter S. Fischer
Richard Levinson
William Link
Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer
Producer Anthony Magro
Robert F. O'Neill
Robert E. Swanson
Robert Van Scoyk


Dennis Stanton tries to clear a man of charges he murdered an unscrupulous divorce attorney.


Tenth of 14 "bookend" episodes in which Jessica only appears at the beginning to introduce them; the others are Murder in a Minor Key (Episode), The Grand Old Lady, Jack & Bill, Class Act, Goodbye Charlie, Murder - According to Maggie, O'Malley's Luck, Always a Thief, & The Sicilian Encounter. Also, the third of these episodes to feature a recurring character instead of a new one and the second with Dennis Stanton; the others are Always a Thief, & The Sicilian Encounter (with Michael Haggerty).

Keith Michel gets a special credit for this episode, with his name listed above the episode title.

Victim: Truman Calloway

Killer: Karen Davies

Cause of death: Stabbed with a letter opener

Motive: Was secretly in love with him and was angry to learn he was planning to marry someone else, yet again.


Regular Cast[]

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Recurring Cast[]

Keith Mitchell as Dennis Stanton

Hallie Todd as Rhoda Markowitz

Ken Swofford as Luietenant Perry Catalano

Guest Stars[]

Heidi Bohay as Amy Sue Kriegler

Judith Chapman as Karen Davies

Charles Haid as Joe Briscoe

Tom Isbell as Ed Kriegler

Peter Kowanko as Jason Thompson

Vera Miles as Charmaine Calloway

Robert Reed as Truman Calloway

Nana Visitor as Marcia McPhee


Victoria Boa as Joyce

Christopher Halstead as Waiter

Alexander Folk as Desk Sergeant

Ed McCready as Guard

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