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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: March 10th, 1991
Written By: Maryann Kasica & Michael Scheff
Directed By: Anthony (Pullen) Shaw
Created By: Peter S. Fischer

and Richard Levinson

& William Link

Executive Producers: Peter S. Fischer
Producers: Anthony Magro

Robert F. O'Neill

Robert E. Swanson

Robert Van Scoyk


In Cabot Cove, Ned Jenks returns after nearly 20 years, after having been thought dead, to reconnect with his daughter, Bonnie and her daughter Sally. However, due to a bank robbery he committed years ago, many denizens are not happy to see him, including Bonnie's husband, Dave. After Ned is found murdered, Dave seems to be the likely culprit, until Jessica finds there was more to the robbery than originally thought.


Victim: Ned Jenks

Killer: Elton Summers

Cause of death: Strangled with electrical wire.

Motive: Jenks was threatening to expose how Elton helped him rob the bank, which helped get Elton his job as new bank president.


Regular Cast[]

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Recurring Cast[]

Ron Masak as Sheriff Morton Metzger

Richard Paul as Mayor Samuel Booth

Louise Nye as Deputy Floyd

Guest Stars[]

Claudia Christian as Bonnie Jenks Hastings

Don Galloway as Elton Summers

Robert Lansing as Herb Walsh

Kathleen Nolan as Maxine Malloy

Andrew Prine as Gil Blocker

Donnelly Rhodes as Ned Jenks

Abe Vigoda as George

Larry Wilcox as Dave Hastings


Mark Roberts as Dr. Lyle Rush

Robin Gordon as Linda

Mindy Ann Martin as Sally Hastings

Sarah Simmons as Woman

Gary Hollis as Man

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