Murder, She Wrote: Season One
Murder, She Wrote: Season Two
Murder, She Wrote: Season Three
Murder, She Wrote: Season Four
Murder, She Wrote: Season Five
Murder, She Wrote: Season Six
Murder, She Wrote: Season Seven


  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 InformationEdit

Production Number:
Aired: USA 18 November 1990
Netherlands 11 May 1992     
Germany 22 September 1993
Written By: Tom Sawyer
Directed By: Walter Grauman
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


Years after Jessica Fletcher's first case, Preston Giles is released from prison and is placed on parole. Within the first twenty-four hours of his release, a murder arises and all fingers point to Preston. Jessica has to find out who the real murderer before her first murderer and former love is tried for a murder he may or may not have committed.


The character Preston Giles appeared in the original pilot.

The final screen appearance of Arthur Hill.

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.
This particular story is unusual for this series, as Jessica does not actually solve the mystery like she usually does. Preston Giles is clever enough to tape record the murderer's confession of the murder of the crooked accountant. Preston's own murder is then subsequently recorded.

Millie (played by Lois Chiles) is at odds with Linette, her husband's mistress. In the movie Death on the Nile (1978), Chiles co-starred with Angela Lansbury and played a murder victim named Linette. Here, Chiles' character is the murderer.


Regular CastEdit

Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher

Recurring CastEdit

Arthur Hill as Preston Giles

Guest StarsEdit

Lois Chiles as Millie Stafford

George Coe as Martin Bergman

Arlene Golonka as Gloria Winslow

Michael McKean - best known for his role in the 1985 movie "CLUE!" as Mr. Green - as Ross McKay

Todd Susman as Sergeant Spencer Slocum

Brynn Thayer as Linette McKay

Gordon Thomson as Kendall Stafford

Co-Stars Edit

Regina Leeds as Dorothy Torrez

Kriss Turner as Secretary

Steven Connor as Mr. Chester Phelps

Michael Fairman as Cabby

DVD ReleaseEdit

Episode ChronologyEdit

See AlsoEdit

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