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A lying TV consumer advocate is killed and suspicion lands on one of the clients whose products he maligned.
This is the first episode directed by Anthony Pullen Shaw, Angela Lansbury's son.
This is the second appearance of Adrienne Barbeau. Her first outing was Murder, She Wrote: Jessica Behind Bars (1985). Ms Barbeau portrayed a loud & brash inmate who wanted to bust some heads and start a prison riot.
Denver Police Lt. Flannigan makes mention of the news catch-phrase "Film at 11". Denver is on Mountain Time, so he should have said "Film at 10".
A palm tree is spotted in the park scene when Jessica is interviewing a suspect. This takes place in Denver.
When Jessica is traveling to the crime scene with Jayne Honig, the car they are riding in has no rear view mirror.
When Jessica is traveling to the crime scene with Jayne Honig, they are on what appears to be a highway with two lanes going in their direction. A vehicle behind them speeds up and starts to pass. Within 1-2 seconds, Jayne's car slows to a stop at the crime scene at the end of a street that is blocked off by police, and the passing vehicle has disappeared.
Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher
Adrienne Barbeau as Lynette Bryant
Judith Chapman as Jayne Honig
Barry Corbin as Lieutenant (Lt.) Louis "Lou" Flannigan
Pat Klous as Claire Henley
Robert F. Lyons as Steve Honig
Rod McCary as Kenneth Chambers
Joe Santos as Joe Rinaldi
Morgan Stevens as Robert Warren
George Takei as Janitor: Bert Tanaka