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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"
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: November 4th, 1990
Written By: Tom Sawyer
Directed By: Jerry Jameson
Created By: Peter S. Fischer
Richard Levinson
William Link
Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer

Anthony Magro
Robert F. O'Neill
Robert E. Swanson
Robert Van Scoyk


Jessica's night at a political fund-raiser turns to murder.


Victim: Rocco Pastolino

Killer: Charles Lockner

Cause of death: Struck with a tire iron.

Motive: Believed Rocco planned to blackmail him over their scheme of stealing jewelry from wealthy women, making fakes, then selling the real ones.

With Rocco wanting to live on the blackmail money that he was getting from Charles Lockner with the estate's maid, who he was leaving town with , why would he tell Lockner anything about the estate's security system ?


Regular Cast[]

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Guest Stars[]

Joey Aresco as Rocco Pastolino

John Considine as Porter Finley III

Mike Farrell as Drew Borden

Stanley Kamel as Sid Staples

Jonna Lee as Margaret Gable

Howard McGillin as Charles Lockner

Charles Rocket as Luietenant Victor Stuyvesant

Brenda Vaccaro as Sheila Kowalski Finley


Dick Davalos as D.L. Beaumont

Doug Mears as Arthur Morris

Deborah Benson as Barbara Loring

Pamela Roylance as Olivia

Diana Lewis as T.V. Newscaster

Michael Halpin as Technician

Forrest Witt as Reporter #1

Marcy Goldman as Reporter #2

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