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Murder, She Wrote


Murder mysteries, broadcast 1984-96.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Julie Adams
17-Oct-1926   Paula Denning on Capitol
Claude Akins
25-May-1926 27-Jan-1994 Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo
Tom Bosley
1-Oct-1927 19-Oct-2010 Dad on Happy Days
Len Cariou
30-Sep-1939   Sweeney Todd
Gloria DeHaven
23-Jul-1925 30-Jul-2016 Summer Holiday
Herb Edelman
5-Nov-1933 21-Jul-1996 Stan Zbornak on The Golden Girls
Louis Herthum
5-Jul-1956   The Last Exorcism
Angela Lansbury
16-Oct-1925   Murder She Wrote
Ron Masak
1-Jul-1936   Sheriff Metzger on Murder She Wrote
Keith Michell
1-Dec-1928 20-Nov-2015 The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Jerry Orbach
20-Oct-1935 28-Dec-2004 Lennie Briscoe from Law & Order
Richard Paul
6-Jun-1940 25-Dec-1998 Born to play Jerry Falwell
Madlyn Rhue
3-Oct-1935 16-Dec-2003 Marjorie Grant on Bracken's World
Wayne Rogers
7-Apr-1933 31-Dec-2015 Trapper John on M*A*S*H
Gregory Sierra
25-Jan-1941   Det. Sgt. Chano on Barney Miller
Ken Swofford
25-Jul-1933   Quentin Morloch on Fame
Hallie Todd
7-Jan-1962   Penny Waters on Brothers
William Windom
28-Sep-1923 16-Aug-2012 Glen Morley on The Farmer's Daughter


--  The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (30-Sep-1984)

Season One (1984)
1  Deadly Lady (7-Oct-1984)
2  Birds of a Feather (14-Oct-1984)
3  Hooray for Homicide (28-Oct-1984)
4  It's a Dog's Life (4-Nov-1984)
5  Lovers and Other Killers (18-Nov-1984)
6  Hit, Run and Homicide (25-Nov-1984)
7  We're Off to Kill the Wizard (9-Dec-1984)
8  Death Takes a Curtain Call (16-Dec-1984)
9  Death Casts a Spell (30-Dec-1984)
10  Capitol Offense (6-Jan-1985)
11  Broadway Malady (13-Jan-1985)
12  Murder to a Jazz Beat (3-Feb-1985)
13  My Johnny Lies Over the Ocean (10-Feb-1985)
14  Paint Me a Murder (17-Feb-1985)
15  Tough Guys Don't Die (24-Feb-1985)
16  Sudden Death (3-Mar-1985)
17  Footnote to Murder (10-Mar-1985)
18  Murder Takes the Bus (17-Mar-1985)
19  Armed Response (31-Mar-1985)
20  Murder at the Oasis (7-Apr-1985)
21  Funeral at Fifty-mile (21-Apr-1985)

Season Two (1985)
1  Widow, Weep for Me (29-Sep-1985)
2  Joshua Peabody Died Here...Possibly (6-Oct-1985)
3  Murder in the Afternoon (13-Oct-1985)
4  School for Scandal (20-Oct-1985)
5  Sing a Song of Murder (27-Oct-1985)
6  Reflections of the Mind (3-Nov-1985)
7  A Lady in the Lake (10-Nov-1985)
8  Dead Heat (24-Nov-1985)
9  Jessica Behind Bars (1-Dec-1985)
10  Sticks & Stones (15-Dec-1985)
11  Murder Digs Deep (29-Dec-1985)
12  Murder By Appointment Only (5-Jan-1986)
13  Trial By Error (12-Jan-1986)
14  Keep the Home Fries Burning (19-Jan-1986)
15  Powder Keg (9-Feb-1986)
16  Murder in the Electric Cathedral (16-Feb-1986)
17  One Good Bid Deserves a Murder (23-Feb-1986)
18  If a Body Meet a Body (9-Mar-1986)
19  Christopher Bundy Died On Sunday (30-Mar-1986)
20  Menace, Anyone? (6-Apr-1986)
21  The Perfect Foil (13-Apr-1986)
22  If the Frame Fits (18-May-1986)

Season Three (1986)
1  Death Stalks the Big Top (Part 1) (28-Sep-1986)
2  Death Stalks the Big Top (Part 2) (5-Oct-1986)
3  Unfinished Business (12-Oct-1986)
4  One White Rose for Death (19-Oct-1986)
5  Corned Beef & Carnage (2-Nov-1986)
6  Dead Man's Gold (9-Nov-1986)
7  Deadline for Murder (16-Nov-1986)
8  Magnum On Ice (Part 2) (23-Nov-1986)
9  Obituary for a Dead Anchor (7-Dec-1986)
10  Stage Struck (14-Dec-1986)
11  Night of the Headless Horseman (4-Jan-1987)
12  The Corpse Flew First Class (18-Jan-1987)
13  Crossed Up (1-Feb-1987)
14  Murder in a Minor Key (8-Feb-1987)
15  The Bottom Line Is Murder (15-Feb-1987)
16  Death Takes a Dive (22-Feb-1987)
17  Simon Says, Color Me Dead (1-Mar-1987)
18  No Laughing Murder (15-Mar-1987)
19  No Accounting for Murder (22-Mar-1987)
20  The Cemetery Vote (5-Apr-1987)
21  The Days Dwindle Down (19-Apr-1987)
22  Murder She Spoke (10-May-1987)

Season Four (1987)
1  A Fashionable Way to Die (20-Sep-1987)
2  When Thieves Fall Out (27-Sep-1987)
3  Witness for the Defense (4-Oct-1987)
4  Old Habits Die Hard (11-Oct-1987)
5  The Way to Dusty Death (25-Oct-1987)
6  It Runs in the Family (1-Nov-1987)
7  If It's Thursday, It Must Be Beverly (8-Nov-1987)
8  Steal Me a Story (15-Nov-1987)
9  Trouble in Eden (22-Nov-1987)
10  Indian Giver (29-Nov-1987)
11  Doom With a View (13-Dec-1987)
12  Who Threw the Barbitals in Mrs. Fletcher's Chowder? (3-Jan-1988)
13  Harbinger of Death (24-Jan-1988)
14  Curse of the Daanau (7-Feb-1988)
15  Mourning Among the Wisterias (14-Feb-1988)
16  Murder Through the Looking Glass (21-Feb-1988)
17  A Very Good Year for Murder (28-Feb-1988)
18  Benedict Arnold Slipped Here (13-Mar-1988)
19  Just Another Fish Story (27-Mar-1988)
20  Showdown in Saskatchewan (10-Apr-1988)
21  Deadpan (1-May-1988)
22  The Body Politic (8-May-1988)

Season Five (1988)
1  J.B... as in Jailbird (23-Oct-1988)
2  A Little Night Work (30-Oct-1988)
3  Mr. Penroy's Vacation (6-Nov-1988)
4  Snow White, Blood Red (13-Nov-1988)
5  Coal Miner's Slaughter (20-Nov-1988)
6  Wearing of the Green (27-Nov-1988)
7  The Last Flight of the Dixie Damsel (18-Dec-1988)
8  Prediction: Murder (1-Jan-1989)
9  Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (8-Jan-1989)
10  Weave a Tangled Web (15-Jan-1989)
11  The Search for Peter Kerry (5-Feb-1989)
12  Smooth Operators (12-Feb-1989)
13  Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble (19-Feb-1989)
14  From Russia...With Blood (26-Feb-1989)
15  Alma Murder (12-Mar-1989)
16  Truck Stop (2-Apr-1989)
17  The Sins of Castle Cove (9-Apr-1989)
18  Trevor Hudson's Legacy (16-Apr-1989)
19  Double Exposure (30-Apr-1989)
20  Three Strikes, You're Out (7-May-1989)
21  Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall (Part 1) (14-May-1989)
22  Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall (Part 2) (21-May-1989)

Season Six (1989)
1  Appointment in Athens (24-Sep-1989)
2  Seal of the Confessional (1-Oct-1989)
3  The Grand Old Lady (8-Oct-1989)
4  The Error of Her Ways (15-Oct-1989)
5  Jack & Bill (29-Oct-1989)
6  Dead Letter (5-Nov-1989)
7  Night of the Tarantula (12-Nov-1989)
8  When the Fat Lady Sings (19-Nov-1989)
9  Test of Wills (26-Nov-1989)
10  Class Act (3-Dec-1989)
11  Town Father (17-Dec-1989)
12  Goodbye Charlie (7-Jan-1990)
13  If the Shoe Fits (21-Jan-1990)
14  How to Make a Killing Without Really Trying (4-Feb-1990)
15  The Fixer-upper (11-Feb-1990)
16  The Big Show of 1965 (25-Feb-1990)
17  Murder--According to Maggie (4-Mar-1990)
18  O'malley's Luck (25-Mar-1990)
19  Always a Thief (8-Apr-1990)
20  Shear Madness (29-Apr-1990)
21  The Szechuan Dragon (6-May-1990)
22  The Sicilian Encounter (20-May-1990)

Season Seven (1990)
1  Trials & Tribulations (16-Sep-1990)
2  Deadly Misunderstanding (23-Sep-1990)
3  See You in Court, Baby (30-Sep-1990)
4  Hannigan's Wake (28-Oct-1990)
5  The Family Jewels (4-Nov-1990)
6  A Body to Die For (11-Nov-1990)
7  The Return of Preston Giles (18-Nov-1990)
8  The Great Twain Robbery (25-Nov-1990)
9  Ballad for a Blue Lady (2-Dec-1990)
10  Murder in F Sharp (16-Dec-1990)
11  Family Doctor (6-Jan-1991)
12  Suspicion of Murder (20-Jan-1991)
13  Moving Violation (3-Feb-1991)
14  Who Killed J.B. Fletcher? (10-Feb-1991)
15  The Taxman Cometh (17-Feb-1991)
16  From the Horse's Mouth (24-Feb-1991)
17  The Prodigal Father (10-Mar-1991)
18  Where Have You Gone, Billy Boy? (17-Mar-1991)
19  Thursday's Child (7-Apr-1991)
20  Murder, Plain & Simple (28-Apr-1991)
21  Tainted Lady (5-May-1991)
22  The Skinny According to Nick Cullhane (12-May-1991)

Season Eight (1991)
1  Bite the Big Apple (15-Sep-1991)
2  Night Fears (22-Sep-1991)
3  Unauthorized Obituary (29-Sep-1991)
4  Thicker Than Water (6-Oct-1991)
5  Lines of Excellence (3-Nov-1991)
6  Judge Not (10-Nov-1991)
7  Terminal Connection (17-Nov-1991)
8  A Killing in Vegas (24-Nov-1991)
9  The Committee (1-Dec-1991)
10  The List of Uri Lermentov (15-Dec-1991)
11  Danse Diabolique (5-Jan-1992)
12  The Witch's Curse (12-Jan-1992)
13  Incident in Lot 7 (19-Jan-1992)
14  The Monte Carlo Murders (2-Feb-1992)
15  Tinker, Tailor, Liar, Thief (1-Mar-1992)
16  Ever After (8-Mar-1992)
17  To the Last Will I Grapple With Thee (15-Mar-1992)
18  Programmed for Murder (5-Apr-1992)
19  Day of the Dead (26-Apr-1992)
20  Angel of Death (3-May-1992)
21  Badge of Honor (10-May-1992)
22  Murder On Madison Avenue (17-May-1992)

Season Nine (1992)
1  Murder in Milan (20-Sep-1992)
2  Family Secrets (27-Sep-1992)
3  The Mole (4-Oct-1992)
4  The Wind Around the Tower (1-Nov-1992)
5  The Dead File (15-Nov-1992)
6  Night of the Coyote (22-Nov-1992)
7  Sugar & Spice, Malice & Vice (19-Nov-1992)
8  The Classic Murder (6-Dec-1992)
9  A Christmas Secret (13-Dec-1992)
10  The Sound of Murder (3-Jan-1993)
11  Final Curtain (10-Jan-1993)
12  Double Jeopardy (17-Jan-1993)
13  Dead Eye (7-Feb-1993)
14  Killer Radio (14-Feb-1993)
15  The Petrified Florist (21-Feb-1993)
16  Threshold of Fear (28-Feb-1993)
17  The Big Kill (7-Mar-1993)
18  Dead to Rights (21-Mar-1993)
19  Lone Witness (4-Apr-1993)
20  Ship of Thieves (2-May-1993)
21  The Survivor (9-May-1993)
22  Love's Deadly Desire (16-May-1993)

Season Ten (1993)
1  A Death in Hong Kong (12-Sep-1993)
2  For Whom the Bell Tolls (26-Sep-1993)
3  The Legacy of Borbey House (3-Oct-1993)
4  The Phantom Killer (24-Oct-1993)
5  A Virtual Murder (31-Oct-1993)
6  Bloodlines (7-Nov-1993)
7  A Killing in Cork (21-Nov-1993)
8  Love and Hate in Cabot Cove (28-Nov-1993)
9  Murder at a Discount (5-Dec-1993)
10  Murder in White (19-Dec-1993)
11  Northern Explosion (2-Jan-1994)
12  Proof in the Pudding (9-Jan-1994)
13  Portrait of Death (16-Jan-1994)
14  Deadly Assets (23-Jan-1994)
15  Murder on the Thirtieth Floor (6-Feb-1994)
16  Time to Die (6-Mar-1994)
17  The Dying Game (13-Mar-1994)
18  The Trouble with Seth (27-Mar-1994)
19  Roadkill (1-May-1994)
20  A Murderous Muse (15-May-1994)
21  Wheel of Death (22-May-1994)

Season Eleven (1994)
1  A Nest of Vipers (25-Sep-1994)
2  Amsterdam Kill (2-Oct-1994)
3  To Kill a Legend (9-Oct-1994)
4  Death in Hawaii (16-Oct-1994)
5  Dear Deadly (23-Oct-1994)
6  The Murder Channel (6-Nov-1994)
7  Fatal Paradise (13-Nov-1994)
8  Crimson Harvest (20-Nov-1994)
9  Murder by Twos (27-Nov-1994)
10  Murder of the Month Club (4-Dec-1994)
11  An Egg to Die For (11-Dec-1994)
12  The Scent of Murder (8-Jan-1995)
13  Death 'n Denial (22-Jan-1995)
14  Murder in High-C (5-Feb-1995)
15  Twice Dead (12-Feb-1995)
16  Film Flam (19-Feb-1995)
17  Murder a la Mode (26-Feb-1995)
18  The Dream Team (19-Mar-1995)
19  School for Murder (30-Apr-1995)
20  Another Killing in Cork (7-May-1995)
21  Game, Set, Murder (14-May-1995)

Season Twelve (1995)
1  Nailed (21-Sep-1995)
2  A Quaking in Aspen (28-Sep-1995)
3  The Secret of Gila Junction (5-Oct-1995)
4  Big Easy Murder (12-Oct-1995)
5  Home Care (19-Oct-1995)
6  Nan's Ghost (Part 1) (2-Nov-1995)
7  Nan's Ghost (Part 2) (9-Nov-1995)
8  Shooting in Rome (16-Nov-1995)
9  Deadly Bidding (23-Nov-1995)
10  Frozen Stiff (30-Nov-1995)
11  Unwilling Witness (14-Dec-1995)
12  Kendo Kill (4-Jan-1996)
13  Death Goes Double Platinum (7-Jan-1996)
14  Murder in Tempo (11-Jan-1996)
15  The Dark Side of the Door (1-Feb-1996)
16  Murder Among Friends (8-Feb-1996)
17  Something Foul in Floppieville (15-Feb-1996)
18  Track of a Soldier (25-Feb-1996)
19  Evidence of Malice (28-Mar-1996)
20  Southern Double-Cross (4-Apr-1996)
21  Race to Death (28-Apr-1996)
22  What You Don't Know Can Kill You (5-May-1996)
23  Mrs. Parker's Revenge (12-May-1996)
24  Death by Demographics (19-May-1996)

TV Movies
--  South by Southwest (2-Nov-1997)
--  A Story to Die For (18-May-2000)
--  The Last Free Man (2-May-2001)
--  The Celtic Riddle (9-May-2003)

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