Production Information[edit | edit source]
|Tough Guys Don't Die|
|Aired:||24 February, 1985|
|Written By:||Peter S. Fischer|
|Directed By:||Seymour Robbie|
|Created By:||Richard Levinson|
Peter S. Fischer
|Executive Producer:||Peter S. Fischer|
|Producer||Robert F. O'Neill|
|Associate Producer||Mike Stevens|
Summary[edit | edit source]
Jessica meets tough-as-nails Harry McGraw when they must pinpoint the motive for the murder of a private detective.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
This was the first appearance of private investigator Harry McGraw, as played by Jerry Orbach. Of all of the recurring characters that helped Jessica, the McGraw character is the only one spun off into his own series.
Archie Miles' name is a play on the name of Miles Archer, Sam Spade's partner in the "Maltese Falcon".
Jerry Orbach and Angela Lansbury would later star together in Beauty and the Beast (1991) as Lumiere and Mrs. Potts, respectively.
Barbara Babcock, who appears as "Priscilla Daniels", would later work with Jerry Orbach on the spin off The Law and Harry McGraw (1987) playing the role of attorney "Ellie McGinnis".
Victim: Archie Miles
Killer: Ray Kravitz
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Motive: To prevent Miles from releasing info that Priscilla Daniels, who was running for political office, had an abortion, as it could be used to blackmail her.
Starring[edit | edit source]
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DVD Release[edit | edit source]
This episode was released with the other 21 episodes of the first season of Murder, She Wrote in a variety of formats.
|Murder, She Wrote: The Complete First Season||March 29, 2005||Region 1 (North America)|
|Murder, She Wrote: Season 1||August 29, 2005||Region 2 (Europe)|
|Murder, She Wrote: The Complete 1st Season||May 2, 2007||Region 4 (Australasia)|
See Also[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Tough Guys Don't Die at the Internet Movie Database