Murder She Wrote Episode Guide
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Compiled by A. De Lisle (rad@crl.com)
Date:  3/17/96
Assisted by Joan Boorstein (jboor@cs.umb.edu) who supplied titles.
  and Tom Walsh (and sister) (avs@netport.com)
Not to be sold in any form.
May be posted to any 'free' site in the original format.
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         Jessica Fletcher is a widow who lives in a small coastal
         town in Maine and spends her time writing murder mysteries.

Recurring cast:  Jessica Fletcher..........Angela Lansbury
                 Grady Fletcher............Michael Horton
                 Sheriff Amos Tupper.......Tom Bosley
                 Dr. Seth Hazlitt..........William Windom
                 Ethan Cragg...............Claude Akins
                 Harry McGraw..............Jerry Orbach

Theme Music by John Addison
Additional music credits listed with each episode.


----------------- Season 12 ---1995 - 1996  ---------------------

        Note: ending credits are squeezed and hard to read.


12-1.   9/21/95   NAILED

        Gossip is rampant in a stylish Fifth Avenue beauty salon where
        an expert hair-dresser is involved in several intrigues.
        w. Donald Ross               d. Anthony Shaw

        Jimmy Neiman..................Wayne Pere (hairdresser)
        Kathy Stafford................Daphne Ashbrook
        Nancy Rayburn.................Denise Gentile
        Ralph Stafford................John O'Hurley
        Antoinette....................Leslie Easterbrook
        Phoebe........................Rosalind Chao
        Billy Blake...................?Sean O'Bryan
        Cop...........................?Vic Politzos
        Diane.........................?Kathy Trageser
        Steve Burke...................?Michael Woods
        Macaym Sweeney................Carol Kiernan
        Alve..........................Eddie Zammit


12-2.   9/28/95   A QUAKING IN ASPEN

        In Aspen, Colo,  Jessica's friend, Laney, seems to be the best
        suspect in the murder of her husband, Grant Boswell.
        w. Tom Sawyer                 d. Vincent McEveety

        Laney Boswell.................Leigh Taylor-Young
        Charlie Garrett...............Wayne Rogers
        Terry Folger..................Gerald McRaney
        Anthony Pembroke..............Victor Bevine
        Darman H. Keene...............Scott Valentine
        Mr. Vernon....................Tom Everett
        Sydney Pembroke...............Elizabeth Gracen
        Sheriff.......................Kurt Fuller
        Other stars:
        Wendy Benson, Thom Bierdz, Leslie Horan, Deborah Lacey

12-3.   10/5/95   THE SECRET OF GILA JUNCTION

        People in a sleepy Arizona town, are threatened by a truck-
        stop bandit and suspicious treasure hunters.
        w. Jerry Ludwig               d. Anthony Shaw

        Norma Shey....................Dorothy Lyman
        Whitey Deaver.................Guy Boyd
        Pete Menteer..................Robert Rusler
        Spencer Gates.................Jay Underwood
        Marge Deaver..................Kari Whitman
        Tiny Kerns....................Douglas Roberts
        George Kreech.................Lawrence Bayne
        Dana (?)......................Maya McLaughlin
        ..............................Bo Svenson
        Caney Thompson................Bruce E. Morrow
        Todd Hawkins..................Biff Yeager
        Lawson Parks..................Paul Ivy
        Highway Patrolman.............Robert Seals
        Bus Driver....................Dale Swann


12-4.   10/12/95   BIG EASY MURDER

        Jessica travels to New Orleans to research a new novel, but
        gets caught up in a series of voo-doo killings.
        w. Cynthia Deming & William Royce   d. Vincent McEveety

        Emily Broussard...............Elizabeth Ashley
        Brent Renwyck.................Mitchell Ryan
        Pricilla Dauphin..............Anna-Marie Johnson
        Yvette Dauphin................Olivia Cole
        Tom McCray....................Brian McNamara
        Jim Nash......................Steve Curtis
        Waiter........................George Sharperson
        High Priest...................Ayd Adeyem
        Fire Eater....................Devino Tricoche
        Also starring:
        Lisa Akey, G.W.Bailey, Robert Forster, Juliette Jeffers,
        Nick LaTour, Clifton Powell, Lewis Van Bergen


12-5.   10/19/95   HOME CARE

        A nurse under a cloud comes to Cabot Cove.  One of her
        patients is Jessica's best friend Maggie.
        w. Robert Van Scoyk           d. Anthony Shaw

        Lila Nolan....................Megan Porter Follows
        Justin Haynes.................William Converse-Roberts
        Dori Saunders.................Stephanie Niznik
        Serena Haynes.................Elizabeth Wilson
        Jason Giles...................Tom O'Brien
        Maggie Saunders...............Audra Lindley
        Dana..........................Madelyn Rhue
        Kyle Adderly..................Mark Arnott
        Deputy Andy Broom.............Louis Hertheim
        Lucas McCoy...................Robert Rothwell
        Reporter #2...................John R. Crown
        Reporter #1...................Kathryn Masak
        Sarah.........................(?) Frances Bay
        Grandpa.(?Horace Gibbs).......(?) Zeljko Ivanek
        Henry.........................Ed Nelson
        Security Guard................James E. Hurd, Jr.


12-6.   11/2/95  NAN'S GHOST -- part 1

        A spooky story set in an old Irish castle where legend has it
        that there is a ghost and a hidden treasure.
        w. Bruce Lansbury             d. Anthony Shaw

12-7.   11/9/95  NAN'S GHOST -- part 2

        Jessica is trapped in the rat-infested dungeon of an ancient
        Irish castle, but uses her ingenuity to get rescued and find
        the treasure and a murderer.
        w. Bruce Lansbury             d. Anthony Shaw

        Insp. Rory Lanahan............Rod Taylor
        Eileen O'Bannon...............Fionnula Flanagan
        Supt. Arthur Joyce............John Karlen
        Ian O'Bannon..................Ross Kettle
        Jack Wallace..................John St. Ryan
        Dr. John Sullivan.............Christopher Neame
        Jonathan Fisk.................James Bartz
        Matthew Ryan..................Mark Lindsay Chapman
        Paul Lafferty.................James Warwick
        Also starring:
        Edita Brychta, Leslie Bevis, Peter Jason, Thomas Kopache,
        Felicia Lansbury, Raphael Sbarge, Wendy Schaal


12-8.   11/16/95  SHOOTING IN ROME

        A movie set in Rome is the setting for a more than they
        planned while filming a J.B.Fletcher novel.
        w. Jerry Ludwig               Vincent McEveety

        Boyce Brown...................Mike Connors
        Monte Hayes...................Bruce Abbott
        Kate Darbury..................Shawn Weatherly
        Gary Hayes....................Allen Culver
        Webb Prentiss.................Sam Hennings
        Insp. Amati...................Lorenzo Caccialauza
        Lucy..........................(?) Lisa Banes
        ..............................Louis Giambalvo
        Jay Farber....................Allen Miller
        ..............................Anthony Ponzini
        Rex...........................Ben Reed
        Giana.........................Lisa Vultaggio
        Assistant Director............Victor Alfieri


12-9.   11/23/95  DEADLY BIDDING

        Jessica goes to New York to bid on a manuscript for the local
        museum and finds the bidders are not necessarily honest.
        w. Tom Sawyer                 d. Anthony Shaw

        Charlie Garrett...............Wayne Rogers
        Giles Havelock................Martin Jarvis
        Felix Wesker..................Craig Richard Nelson
        Milt Solomon..................Paul Lieber
        Diana Barrow..................Melanie Smith
        Mrs. Serena Rundle............Kathleen Garrett
        Mr. Rundle....................Edd Byrnes
        Detective McKenna.............Charles Hoyes
        Waiter........................Dane Taylor Matthews
        Also starring:
           Tyrees Allen     Doug Hutchinson      Aharon Ipale
           Renee Jones      Jeff Williams


12-10.  11/30/95   FROZEN STIFF

        What is the secret ingredient in the ice cream?  Jessica means
        to find out and see that the donation for the literary
        foundation is paid as promised.
        w.  Mark A. Burley            d.  Paul Lazarus

        Larry Armstrong...............Bill Smitrovich
        Gary Herling..................Dirk Benedict
        Susan McGregor................Christina Pickles
        Woody Seabrook................Bryan Travis Smith
        Ralph Brewer..................Gregory Itzin
        Jim...........................George Wyner
        Coroner.......................Red Sanders
        Kyle McGregor.................Don Bovinelch
        Priest........................Charles C. Stevenson, Jr.
        Also starring:
        Christopher Curry   Kristan Dalton   Ann Hearn  Sarah Koskoff
        (character names: Victoria, Peggy, Carol, Sheriff Chum)
              (2 deputies--Mike and Joe; deceased mother was Lynn)


12-11.  12/14/95   UNWILLING WITNESS

        Jessica is called to testify before a grand jury after a
        victim's last phone call was traced to her number.
        w. Robert Van Scoyk           d. Anthony Shaw
        music by Bruce Babcock

        Annette Rayburn...............Lisa Eichhorn
        Paige Corbin..................Larry Linville
        Mason Logan...................Peter White
        Ted Duffy.....................Joel Brooks
        Tiffany Beckman...............Sydney Walsh
        Reed Harding..................Shea Farrell
        US Marshal Morgan.............Randall Carver
        Maria Corbin..................?Janel Moloney
        John Wicks....................Paul Ivy
        Newswoman.....................Vicki Browder
        Female Sergeant...............Dree Lange
        Also: Ron Dean, J.Downing and Stan Ivar


12-12.  1/4/96   KENDO KILL

        Motorcycle racing in Osaka, Japan, puts a man's life in danger
        when he tries to wed a girl from a traditional Japanese family.
        w. Laurence Heath             d. Walter Grauman

        Rick Walsh....................David Stratton
        Miko Ishida...................Vivian Wu
        Koji Hitaki...................Bruce Locke
        Bill Dawson...................Tom Wopat
        Mr. Ishida....................George Kee Cheung
        Nobu Hitaki...................Maggie Han
        Mr. Hitaki....................Pat Morita
        Inspector.....................?Jim Ishida
        Coach Nakata..................?Byron Mann
        Chauffeur.....................Jesse Borja
        Waiter........................James Wong


12-13.  1/7/96  DEATH GOES DOUBLE PLATINUM   (Sunday)

        The members of an up-and-coming Latin instrumental band get an
        offer they can't refuse just when they are getting noticed by
        a more reputable company.
        w. Philip John Taylor         d. Anthony Shaw

        Alex Lebron...................Nick Corri
        Patricia DeCalde..............Jacqueline Obradors
        Desi Ortega...................Tony Plana
        Sam DeSoto....................Ramon Franco
        Wilson Sloan..................Jason Bernard
        Max Daniels...................?Robert Clohessy
        Lisa..........................Rosan DeSoto
        Tomas.........................?David Labiosa
        Lt.Abby Esposito..............Maria O'Brien
        Luis DeCalde..................?Marco Sanchez
        Amy Ortega....................Amy Stock-Poynton
        Culligan......................Ray Young
        Woman.........................Dee McCafferty


12-14.  1/11/96   MURDER IN TEMPO

        A much disliked singer gets a jolt from an electric guitar
        during a rehearsal for a rock concert benefit in Cabot Cove.
        w. Laurence Heath             d. Kevin Corcoran
           story by David Thoreau     music by Jeff Sturges

        Tommy Vaughn..................Keith Coulouris
        Wylie Trey....................John d'Aquino
        Jim Maddox....................Josh Taylor
        Rachel Weldon.................Megan Gallivan
        Hal Palmer....................Ernie Lively
        Blue..........................Sam Anderson
        Eudeli Vaughn.................Amy Hathaway
        Jean..........................Madlyn Rhue
        Deputy Andy Broom.............Louis Hertham
        Banker (Abner)................Lawrence Noel Larsen
        Also: Whip Hubley and John Livingston


12-15.  2/1/96   DARK SIDE OF THE DOOR

        The victim of a childhood kidnapping sees more in the
        manuscript she is editing than coincidence would suggest.
        w. James L. Novack            d. Anthony Shaw
           music by Allyn Ferguson

        Erin Garman...................Tracy Middendorf
        Dirk Mathison.................Richard Beymer
        Terry.........................Marcia Strassman
        Mike Holbert..................John Oliver
        Lt. Corelli...................Richard Libertini
        Laura Kerwin..................Meg Foster
        Drew Finley...................Taylor Nichols
        Nora Delano...................Mary Pat Green
        Det. Rogers...................Rodney Frazier
        Little Erin...................Brittny Trouville
        Sonny                        ? Dennis Creaghen
        Charles                        Michael Tylo


12-16.  2/8/96  MURDER AMONG FRIENDS

        A tv sitcom, Buds, turns out to be less friendly than the
        producer hoped.
        w. Jerry Ludwig               d. Vincent McEveety

        Vicki Vardian.................Cindy Katz
        Leo Vardian...................Nicolas Surovy
        Vince DeNisco.................John Terlesky
        Timothy Flint.................Garrison Hershberger
        Dyan Emery....................Barbara Alyn Woods
        Carly McAllister..............Allison Smith
        Lt. Roy Flint.................Frederick Coffin
        Policeman.....................Mark Thornton
        Film Bud......................Jim Bochelman


12-17.  2/15/96   SOMETHING FOUL IN FLOPPIEVILLE

        The puppets are dancing to a different tune, much to the
        dismay of the young designer.
        w. Robert Van Scoyk  story by Dan Wilcox

        Parker Foreman................Bryan Cranston
        Darren Crosley................Stephen T. Kay
        Robbie Dorow..................Robert Knepper
        Jason Cardino.................Steven Martini
        Mary Darrow...................Dey Young
        Gus...........................Alan Fudge
        Stevie........................Ian Shaw (child)
        ..............................Corinne Bohrer
        Arvin Backwell................Richardson Morse
        Terry Pusco...................Richard Dano
        Carol.........................Wendy Hoffman
        Puppeteer #1..................Rene
        Puppeteer #2..................Douglas Seymore
        Puppeteer #3..................Thom Fountain


12-18.  2/25/96   TRACK OF A SOLDIER             (Sunday)

        The scene is a guest lodge in the Grand Tetons.  Two of the
        guests are hiding secrets.  Who has the diamond?
        w. Bruce Lansbury             d. Vincent McEveety
           music by Bruce Babcock

        Ellen Levering................Linda Kelsey
        Lloyd Nichols.................Fredric Lane
        Howard Levering...............Wings Hauser
        Greta Bayer...................Audrey Landers
        ..............................Vaitiare Bandera
        ?Pete Levering................Brandon Douglas
        ..............................Ben Lemon
        ..............................Stephen Macht
        ..............................James Victor
        ..............................Michael Zelniker