CTVA US Crime - "Murder She Wrote" (Universal/CBS)(1984-96) Angela Lansbury

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Murder She Wrote (1984-96)     Spin-Off Series:-   The Law And Harry McGraw (1987-88)

Tom Bosley series:
Happy Days (Miller-Milkis/ParamountABC)(1974-84)
Murder She Wrote (Universal /CBS) (1984-88) (season 1) - (season 2)  - (season 3)(season 4)
Father Dowling Mysteries (Fred Silverman / Dean Hargrove / Viacom)(1989-91)
Murder She Wrote (1984-96)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide /  Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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MURDER SHE WROTE
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Murder She Wrote (season 1) (CBS) (1984-1985)
Murder She Wrote (season 2) (CBS) (1985-1986)
Murder She Wrote (season 3) (CBS) (1986-1987)
Murder She Wrote (season 4) (CBS) (1987-1988)
Murder She Wrote (season 5) (CBS) (1988-1989)
Murder She Wrote (season 6) (CBS) (1989-1990)
Murder She Wrote (season 7) (CBS) (1990-1991)
Murder She Wrote (season 8) (CBS) (1991-1992)
Murder She Wrote (season 9) (CBS) (1992-1993)
Murder She Wrote (season 10) (CBS) (1993-1994)
Murder She Wrote (season 11) (CBS) (1994-1995)
Murder She Wrote (season 12) (CBS) (1995-1996)
Murder She Wrote - TV Movies

 Universal City Studios Inc. /An MCA Company
for
CBS (Sundays 8:00 pm EST)
CBS (Thursdays )(season 12)
Executive Producer Peter S. Fischer (s2, s5, s6 verifed)
Supervising Producer, Robert F. O'Neill (s1, s5, s6 verifed)
Produced by Robert E. Swanson (s5 verifed)
Produced by Douglas Benton (#7)
Produced by Robert E. Swanson & Robert Van Scoyk (s6 verified)
Associate Producer, Mike Stevens (s2, s3 verified)
Associate Producer, Anthony J. Magro (s4, s5,s6, s7 verifed)
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Season 8 (1991-92):
Executive Producer David Moessinger (#8.8)
Supervising Producers, Mark A. Bulrey, Robert E. Swanson (#8.8)
Co-Producers, Walton Cornish, Michael Straczynski (#8.8)

Created by Peter S. Fischer, and Richard Levinson & William Link

US Mystery/Detective Series 1984-1996 264 episodes x 60 min color
(264 episodes if you count the first 2hr episode as 1 episode - sometimes split in 2 for syndication)
Starring:
Angela Lansbury
as Jessica Beatrice Fletcher
Recurring Guest Stars:
William Windom as Dr. Seth Hazlitt
Tom Bosley as Sheriff Amos Tupper (seasons 1-4) (1984-88)
Ron Másak as Sheriff Mort Metzger (seasons 5-12) (1988-96)
(entry 5.03 "Mr Penroy's Vacation" 06Nov88)
Michael Horton as Grady Fletcher
Claude Akins as Ethan Cragg (s1)
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Keith Michell as Dennis Stanton, ex-crook turned Insurance Investigator
(1988-93) (entry 5.02)
Hallie Todd as Rhoda Faraday, Stanton's secretary
(recurring)(s7)
James Sloyan
as Robert Butler, Stanton's boss
(recurring)(late s6, s7)
Ken Swofford
as Lt. Perry Catalano
(recurring)(s7)

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Richard Paul as Mayor Sam Booth (recurring)
Will Nye as Deputy Floyd / Louis Herthum as Deputy Andy Broom (recurring)
Herbert Edelman as Lt. Artie Gelber (recurring)(s9,s10, s11)

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Jerry Orbach as Harry McGraw  -  spin-off series The Law And Harry McGraw (1987-88)
appears in:
1.17 "Tough Guys Don't Die" (24Feb85 CBS)
2.17 "One Good Bid Deserves a Murder" (23Feb86 CBS )
3.16 "Death Takes a Dive" (22Feb87 CBS)
5.19 "Double Exposure" (30Apr89 CBS)
7.16 "From the Horse's Mouth"
7.22 "The Skinny According to Nick Cullhane" (12May91 CBS)
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The Cabot Cove Town Gossips: (recurring)
Julie Adams as Eve Simpson
Gloria De Haven as Phyllis Grant
Kathryn Grayson as Ideal Molloy
Ruth Roman as Loretta Spiegel
appear in:
4.17 "If it's Thursday it must be Beverly" 08Nov87
5.17 "The Sins of Castle Cove" 09Apr89
6.11 "Town Father" 17Dec89
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Premise
Jessica Fletcher is a widow who lives in the small coastal town of
Cabot Cove in Maine and spends her time writing murder mysteries.
[Some fans have suggested that it is not safe to be in the same town with her.]

Note: 2.05 "Sing A Song of Murder" (27Oct85)
4.06 "It Runs in the Family" (01Nov87)
Angela Lansbury plays two roles: as Jessica Fletcher, author,
and her English cousin, Emma Macgill, who owns a London
music hall.

Director of Photography, Dennis A. Dalzell (season 1)
Arch R. Dalzell (#23)

Director of Photography, Emil Oster, A.S.C. (some season 3)
Director of Photography, Robert C. Moreno, A.S.C. (season 4)(last 5.04)
Director of Photography, John Elsenbach, A.S.C. (season 5, 6)(debut 5.05)

"Murder She Wrote" Theme Music by John Addison
Additional music credits listed with each episode.

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