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 8 -- 1991-1992 -------------------------

8-1.    9/15/91  BITE THE BIG APPLE

        Finding an apartment to rent in New York can be murder.  In
        this case the murder occurred before she arrived.

        Lt. Boyle....................Eugene Roche
        Harry........................John Considine
        Scott........................Scott McGinnis
        Sharon.......................Rebeccah Bush
        Sgt. Acosta..................Jay Acovone
        Estelle......................Rosemary Forsyth
        Ahmed........................Andrew Brye
        Rose.........................Liz Sheridan
        Eve..........................Julie Adams


8-2.    9/22/91   NIGHT FEARS

        Jessica goes from student to teacher and is challenged to find
        the campus killer by her former professor, an ex-cop.

        Wallace Evans.................Wings Houser
        Kevin Bryce...................Bobby Hosea
        Luke Phillips.................Tim Choate
        Jennifer Bryce................Roxie Roker


8-3.    9/29/91   UNAUTHORIZED OBITUARY

        Plans to write an unauthorized biography come to a shocking
        conclusion when a tv set is dropped in the hot tub.

        Writer........................Jessica Walter
        Movie Star....................Barbara Bain
        Arthur Brent..................Bradford Dillman
        Beth Dawson...................Cathy Podewell
        Steve Lockner.................Sam Behrens
        Kristy Parrish................Andrea Thompson
        Lt.Gerard.....................David Spielberg
        Barry McAdams.................Edward Bell
        Ahmed.........................Andrew Brye


8-4.    10/6/91   THICKER THAN WATER

        The sheriff hopes his young brother learned something good in
        prison, but everyone doubts it when a fisherman disappears.

        Wayne.........................Bruce Abbott
        Zach..........................Pat Hingle
        Elaine........................Marjorie Monaghan
        Keller........................Ted Markland
        Montagne......................Luke Askew
        Fish Man......................Kenny Davis
        Deputy........................Louis Herthum


8-5.    11/3/91   LINES OF EXCELLENCE

        Teaching a computer class seems tame, but not when Jessica is
        one of the students.

        Michael Rossari...............David Ciminello
        Derek St.James................Alan Fudge
        O'Connello....................Conrad Janis
        Linda Truitt..................Tricia O'Neil
        Henry Waverley................David Groh
        Lt. Devereaux.................Randee Heller
        Lt. Chance....................Charles Cyphers
        Dominic.......................Carmine Caridi
        Rosalee.......................Karen Kondazian
        Alan Miller...................Charles Frank
        Dr. Auerbach..................Alan Oppenheimer


8-6.    11/10/91  JUDGE NOT

        An old case is revived when R&B legend dies and his bass
        player is murdered.  His mistress was murdered 20 years ago
        and the case was never solved.

        Det. John Coop, Jr............Randy Brooks
        Emma Coop.....................Beah Richards
        Melinda Coop..................Olivia Cole
        Andy Henley...................William Atherton
        Judge Robert Henley...........Logan Ramsey
        Gene..........................James Randolph
        Lt. Foret.....................William Lucking


8-7.    11/17/91   TERMINAL CONNECTION

        A businessman has made many enemies, but the evidence
        indicates his battered wife is the most likely.

        Businessman...................Chad Everett
        Ginny Blanchard...............Lois Nettleton
        Dane Kenderson................Jameson Parker
        Greg Franklin.................Douglas Barr
        Allison Franklin..............Lisa Pelikan
        Scott Blanchard...............Hank Stratton
        Paul Stratton.................Steve Forrest


8-8.    11/24/91   A KILLING IN VEGAS

        Wherever she goes, Jessica finds murder.  In Las Vegas, it is
        the hotel's casino manager

        Wes McSorley..................David Soul
        Larry Thorson.................Howard Keel
        Susan Hartley.................Amy O'Neill
        Eddie Wheaton.................Jeff Kaake
        Frank Stinson.................Stephen Macht
        Alice Baxter..................Joan McMurtrey
        Katherine McSorley............Shelley Smith


8-9.    12/1/91   THE COMMITTEE

        An exclusive men's club committee invites Jessica to smoke
        out the killer of a member, who might be a committeeman.

        Winston Devermore.............John McMarin
        Philip Arkham.................Norman Lloyd
        Edward Dunsany................Ed Winter
        Harcourt Fenton...............George Wyner
        Gerald Innsmouth..............Robin Thomas
        Theo Coyle....................Nicholas Pryor
        Lawrence Coyle................James Sutoris
        Lisa Sutton...................Robin Dearden
        Lt. Tartarus..................John Kapelos

8-10.   12/15/91   THE LIST OF YURI LERMENTOV

        Len Cariou is back as agent Michael Hagarty, getting Jessica
        into international intrigue involving the murder of a KGB
        agent.
        w. Tom Sawyer                 d. Anthony Shaw

        KGB Agent.....................Theodore Bickel
        Rep. Arthur Prouty............Mitchell Ryan
        Charles Lawton Standish.......Richard Beymer
        Harry Neville.................Brian McNamara
        Bonnie Hartman................Janet Julian
        Constantin Kesmek.............Spiros Focas
        Lt. Blaisdell.................Louis Giambalvo
        Sergei Onyegin................Nicholas Kadi

8-11.   1/5/92   DANSE DIABOLIQUE

        The third time wasn't a charm when another ballerina died
        performing the cursed ballet.

        Claudia Cameron...............Marisa Berenson
        Geoffrey Presser..............Daniel Pilon
        Edward Hale...................Adrian Paul
        Damien Bolo...................Robert Torti
        Barry Carroll.................Stephen Nichols
        Lily Roland...................Nancy Valen
        Lt. Martin Kinicki............Ernie Lively
        Sgt. O'Connor.................Mark Costello


8-12.   1/12/92   THE WITCH'S CURSE

        The thespians of Cabot Cove put on a play about a 17th century
        woman who cursed the town before she was executed as a witch.
        w. Tracy Friedman

        Mariah Osborne................Mary Crosby
        Charles Winthrop..............Robert Vaughn
        Lydia Winthrop................Marian Seldes
        Judge Willard Clinton.........Ed Nelson
        Penelope Daniels..............Marian Mercer
        Nate Parsons..................David Ackroyd
        Anabell Parsons...............Carol Androsky
        Eve Simpson...................Julie Adams


8-13.   1/19/92   INCIDENT IN LOT 7

        The Bates House of the movie, Psycho, is to be the setting of
        Jessica's book in the film made at Universal Studios.
        w. J. Stracginski             d. Anthony Shaw

        Leonora Holt..................Paula Prentiss
        Darryl Heyward................Ron Leibman
        Ben Miller....................Stuart Whitman
        Oliver Thistle................Henry Gibson
        Monica Chase..................Michelle Johnson
        John Cavershaw................Daniel Bardol
        Willy Montego.................Jackie Gayle
        Caroline Pryce................Lar Park Lincoln
        Lt. Hanrahan..................Ron Glass


8-14.   2/2/92   THE MONTE CARLO MURDERS

        Jessica is brought into the case of a murdered financier and
        the theft of his wife's diamonds in Monaco.

        Inspector.....................Patrick Bauchau
        Annie Floret..................Dina Merrill
        Earl Harper...................David Birney
        Richie Floret.................Neill Barry
        Peter Templeton...............Ian Ogilvy
        Barbara Callaway..............Maryann d'Abo
        Scott Larkin..................Bo Hopkins
        Cynthia Harper................Lise Hilboldt
        Armand Beauclair..............Victor Touzie
        Henry.........................Scott Strohmyer


8-15.   3/1/92   TINKER, TAILOR, LIAR, THIEF

        No one wants to believe that Jessica found a body in her hotel
        suite in London and they don't want her to believe it, either.

        John Thurston.................Lloyd Bochner
        Julian Fontaine...............Trevor Eve
        Insp. Stillwell...............Nick Tate
        Archie Potter.................Kenneth Danziger
        Mickey Dawks..................Derrick O'Connor
        Daisy Collins.................Kim Braden
        M15 Agent.....................Guy Doleman
        Edward Cadwall................Richard A. Davies
        Penelope Cadwell..............Sharon Maughan


8-16.   3/8/92   EVER AFTER

        A real life soap opera involves a soap star, her co-star, and
        the victim--her millionaire husband.

        Joanna Rollins................Kate Mulgrew
        Devon Lane....................Tony Roberts
        Walter Bowman.................John Randolph
        Miriam Bowman.................Marj Dusay
        Marci Bowman..................Marcia Cross
        Teddy Cardoza.................Mitchell Whitfield
        Sheriff Beals.................John DiSanti
        Dep. Billis...................Wade Despotovith
        Bo Wilder.....................Michael McGrady


8-17.   3/15/92   TO THE END WILL I GRAPPLE WITH THEE

        A retired cop and a contractor revive an old blood feud from
        the old country.

        Sean Cullane..................George Hearn
        Michael O'Connor..............Richard Lynch
        Patrick McNair................John Karlen
        Finn Dawley...................Mark Rolston
        Kathleen Cullane..............Sharon Mahoney
        Tan O'Connor..................Cameron Dye
        Lt.Det.Dennis Parnell.........Cliff Gorman
        Male Student..................Matthew Saks


8-18.   4/5/92    PROGRAMMED FOR MURDER

        There is something strange about a software expert's death.

        Dr. Jonas Beckwith............Hunt Block
        Doug Simmons..................Alex Hyde-White
        Gretchen Price................Judith W. Hoag
        John Halsey...................Boyd Gaines
        Alan Wooster..................Will Lyman
        Nurse Laura Garrison..........Stacy Ray
        Rudy Ortega...................Tony Fields
        Harriet Wooster...............Judith Chapman


8-19.   4/26/92   DAY OF THE DEAD

        Does the death mask left on the victim's face mean anything?

        Cyrus Ramsey..................James Coburn
        Ramon.........................Gregory Sierra
        Enrico Montejano..............Tomas Milan
        Consuela Montejano............Miriam Colon
        Scott Baker...................Grant Cramer
        Rosa Garcia...................Kamala Lopez
        Juan Garcia...................Ismael (East) Carlo
        Ramirez.......................Alex Colon

8-20.   5/3/92   ANGEL OF DEATH

        Can a woman return from the grave to punish the living?  Or is
        this a hoax to scare her living husband?

        Playwright....................Darren McGavin
        Courtney Stoddard.............Doran Clark
        Lisa Ryder....................Maria Mayenzer
        Alex Ericson..................Ken Kercheval
        Barney Gunderson..............Austin Pendleton
        Carol Kendall.................Sondra Currie
        Joe Connors...................Stephen Bogardus
        Sheriff McAllister............Noble Willingham


8-21.   5/10/92   BADGE OF HONOR

        Seth's old buddy is under a cloud which has no silver lining
        as far as Seth can tell.

        Army Buddy....................Gerald O'Loughlin
        Lawrence Jarvis...............Robert Lansing
        Dave Sanders..................Tony Becker
        Neal Dishman..................Daniel Davis
        Robin Dishman.................Gail O'Grady
        Dorothy Porter................Pamela Susan Shoop

8-22.   5/17/92   MURDER ON MADISON AVENUE

        A toy company executive was climbing the ladder to the top,
        but someone took away one of the rungs.

        Executive.....................Barbara Babcock
        Edgar Greenstreet.............John Hillerman
        Boris Steloff.................Joel Fabiani
        Brian Singer..................David Lansbury
        Devery McFarlane..............Harley Venton
        Amanda North..................Caroline Williams
        Sylvia Moffett................Hallie Foote
        Lt.Hornbeck...................Leo Rossi
        Miles Packard.................John Petlock