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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[]

Production Number:
Aired: 03/01/1987
Written By: Robert E. Swanson
Directed By: Kevin G. Cremin
Created By: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson & William Link
Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer
Producer: Robert F. O'Neill


Regular Cast[]

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Recurring Cast[]

Tom Bosley as Sheriff Amos Tupper

William Windom as Dr. Seth Hazlitt

Guest Stars[]

Diane Baker as Eleanor Thane

Foster Brooks as Simon Thane

Ann Dusenberry as Carol Selby

Leonard Frey as Felix Casslaw

Tess Harper as Irene Rutledge

Steve Inwood as Cash Logan

Dick Sargeant as George Selby

Chris Hebert as Tommy Rutledge


Jessica investigates when an artist is murdered and his prize painting is missing.


Jessica previously investigated the death of an artist back in season 1's Paint Me a Murder.

Victim: Simon Thane

Killer: Carol Selby

Cause of death: Stabbed

Motive: Killed by accident when he tried to stop Carol from destroying the picture she posed for, after realizing he didn't love her.

Irene & Tommy Rutledge's home was used in the Boars' Nest Bears in the Dukes Of Hazzard, when they were trying to prove that the star player is the age to play for the team. The boy in that episode lived in the home that was used for Irene & Tommy in this episode.

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