CTVA US Crime - "Murder She Wrote" (Universal/CBS) Season 8 (1991-92)

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Season 8 (1991-92)
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############## Murder She Wrote ##############
############## season 8 1991-92 ##############
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Executive Producer David Moessinger (#8.8)
Supervising Producers, Mark A. Bulrey, Robert E. Swanson (#8.8)
Co-Producers, Walton Dornisch, J. Michael Straczynski (#8.8)

8.1 [--] Murder She Wrote: BITE THE BIG APPLE
15-Sep-1991
w. and d. David Moessinger /  music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Cast:
Lt. Boyle....................Eugene Roche
Harry Freelander.............John Considine
Scott Freelander (son).......Scott McGinnis
Sharon Kingsley..............Rebeccah Bush
Sgt. Acosta..................Jay Acovone
Estelle......................Rosemary Forsyth
Ahmed Shankar................Andrew Brye
Rose Kessler.................Liz Sheridan
Eve Simpson..................Julie Adams
Mike Freelander..............Alan Feinstein
Painter......................Alexander Folk
Man At Party.................David Schall
Waitress.....................Claire Paradis
Detective....................Darrell Harris
Finding an apartment to rent in New York can be murder. In this case the murder occurred before she arrived.

8.2 [--] Murder She Wrote: NIGHT FEARS
22-Sep-1991
Executive Producer David Moessinger / Supervising Producers, Mark A. Burley, Robert E. Swanson
Co-Producers, Walton Dornisch, Michael Straczynski
w. J. Michael Straczynski
d. Anthony Shaw
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Luke Phillips.................Tim Choate
Wallace Evans.................Wings Houser
Kevin Bryce...................Bobby Hosea
Officer Morelli.............? John Lavachielli
Dr. Auerbach..................Alan Oppenheimer
Jennifer Bryce................Roxie Roker
Roslyn Aleman.................Julie St.Clair
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Capt. Jim Lupinski............Al Pugliese
Reference Librarian...........Mary Pat Gleason
Bus Boy.......................Tony Darren
With:
Student.......................Kelle Korbel
Another Student...............Leesa Bryte
Female Professor..............Alina Rosario
Synopsis:
Jessica goes from student to teacher and is challenged to find the campus killer by her former professor, an ex-cop.

8.3 [--] Murder She Wrote: UNAUTHORIZED OBITUARY
29-Sep-1991
w. Robert E. Swanson
d. Walter Grauman
Director of Photography, Pater Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Ellen Lom.....................Barbara Bain
Steve Lockner.................Sam Behrens
Arthur Brent..................Bradford Dillman
Beth Dawson...................Cathy Podewell
Lt.Gerard.....................David Spielberg
Kristy Parrish................Andrea Thompson
Jane Dawson...................Jessica Walter
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Ahmed.........................Andrew Brye
Mr. Sterns....................Edward Penn
Barry McAdams.................Edward Bell
Roger.........................Ron Recasner
Griswald......................Frank Telfer
Policeman.....................Mark Phelan
Synopsis:
Plans to write an unauthorized biography come to a shocking
conclusion when a tv set is dropped in the hot tub.

8.4 [--] Murder She Wrote: THICKER THAN WATER
06-Oct-1991
w. Lawrence De Tillio
d. Anthony Shaw
Director of Photography, Pater Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Wayne.........................Bruce Abbott
Montagne......................Luke Askew
Zach..........................Pat Hingle
Keller........................Ted Markland
Ron Masak (recurring)
Elaine........................Marjorie Monaghan
William Windom (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Deputy........................Louis Herthum (recurring)
Fishman.......................Kenny Davis
Waitress......................Carol Gustafson
Synopsis:
Sheriff Metzger (Ron Masak) hopes his young brother learned something good in
prison, but everyone doubts it when a fisherman disappears.

8.5 [--] Murder She Wrote: LINES OF EXCELLENCE
03-11-1991
w. J.Michael Straczynski
d. Walter Grauman
Director of Photography, Pater Salim
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Dominic Rossari...............Carmine Caridi
Michael Rossari...............David Ciminello
Lt. Chance....................Charles Cyphers
Alan Miller...................Charles Frank
Derek St.James................Alan Fudge
Henry Waverley................David Groh
Lt. Devereaux.................Randee Heller
O'Connell.....................Conrad Janis
Rosalee Rossari...............Karen Kondazian
Linda Truitt..................Tricia O'Neil
Dr. Auerbach..................Alan Oppenheimer
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Nero..........................Ivan Kane
Teresa........................Corinne Kason
With:
Student #1....................Mary Valena Broussard
Student #2....................Geordie MacMinn
Synopsis:
Teaching a computer class seems tame, but not when Jessica is one of the students.

8.6 [--] Murder She Wrote: JUDGE NOT
11/10/91
Executive Producer: David Moessinger / Co-Ordinating Producer: Al Kraus
Co-Producers: Walter Dornisch, Michael Straczynski
Supervising Producers: Mark A. Burley, Robert E. Swanson
w. Gerald DiPego
d. Chuck Bowman
dop: Peter Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Andy Henley...................William Atherton
Det. John Coop, Jr............Randy Brooks
Melinda Coop..................Olivia Cole
Lt. Foret.....................William Lucking
Judge Robert Henley...........Logan Ramsey
Gene..........................James Randolph
Emma Coop.....................Beah Richards
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Jack Lee Johnson..............Julius Harris
Minister......................Tony Ralph-Wilson
Detective.....................Bob Roitblat
Synopsis:
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.

8.7 [--] Murder She Wrote: TERMINAL CONNECTION
17-Nov-1991
w. Robert E. Swanson
d. Walter Grauman
Director of Photography, Pater Salim
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Greg Franklin.................Douglas Barr
Clark Blanchard...............Chad Everett
Paul Stratton.................Steve Forrest
Margo.........................Kerrie Keane
Ginny Blanchard...............Lois Nettleton
Dane Kenderson................Jameson Parker
Allison Franklin..............Lisa Pelikan
Scott Blanchard...............Hank Stratton
*
No End Cast on this episode
Synopsis:
A businessman has made many enemies, but the evidence indicates his battered wife is the most likely.

8.08 [--] Murder She Wrote: A KILLING IN VEGAS
24-Nov-1991
Executive Producer David Moessinger / Supervising Producers, Mark A. Burley, Robert E. Swanson
Co-Producers, Walton Dornisch, Michael Straczynski
w. Bruce Lansbury d. Anthony Shaw
Director of Photography, Pater Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Eddie Wheaton.................Jeff Kaake
Jerry Pappas..................Andreas Katsulas
Larry Thorson.................Howard Keel
Frank Stinson.................Stephen Macht
Alice Baxter..................Joan McMurtrey
Susan Hartley.................Amy O'Neill
..............................Richard Portnow
Katherine McSorley............Shelley Smith
Wes McSorley..................David Soul
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Ahmed Shanker.................Andrew Brye
Ted Hartley...................Bruce Gray
2nd Waitress..................Lisa Melilli
With:
Elderly Lady..................Connie Sawyer
Waitress......................Wendy Hoffman
Wolf..........................Jared Snyder
Synopsis:
Wherever she goes, Jessica finds murder. In Las Vegas, it is the hotel's casino manager

8.9 [--] Murder She Wrote: THE COMMITTEE
01-Dec-1991
w. J.Michael Straczynski
d. Jerry Jameson
dop: Peter Salim
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Lisa Sutton...................Robin Dearden
Lt. Tartarus..................John Kapelos
Philip Arkham.................Norman Lloyd
Winston Devermore.............John McMartin
Theo Coyle....................Nicholas Pryor
Lawrence Coyle................James Sutoris
Gerald Innsmouth..............Robin Thomas
Edward Dunsany................Ed Winter
Harcourt Fenton...............George Wyner
*
With: (end credits)
Doctor........................Darrell Zwerling
Nurse.........................Marabina Jaimes
Messenger.....................Geoffrey Infield
Fundraiser-organizer..........Judy Jean Berns
Fan...........................Susan McWilliams
Valet.........................Randall James Jeffries
Young Woman...................Elizabeth Kent
Synopsis:
An exclusive men's club committee invites Jessica to smoke
out the killer of a member, who might be a committeeman.

8.10 [--] Murder She Wrote: THE LIST OF YURI LERMENTOV
15-Dec-1991
w. Tom Sawyer
d. Anthony Shaw
dop: Peter Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Charles Lawton Standish.......Richard Beymer
Yuri Lermentov................Theodore Bickel
?? ...........................Len Carion
Constantin Kesmek.............Spiros Focas
Lt. Blaisdell.................Louis Giambalvo
Bonnie Hartman................Janet Julian
Harry Neville.................Brian McNamara
Rep. Arthur Prouty............Mitchell Ryan
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Sergei Onyegin................Nicholas Kadi
Female Dispatcher.............Gwendolyn Shepherd
With:
Head Waiter...................Michael Fawcett
Policeman.....................David Starwalt
Synopsis:
Len Cariou is back as agent Michael Hagarty, getting Jessica into international intrigue involving the murder of a KGB agent.

8.11 [--] Murder She Wrote: DANSE DIABOLIQUE
05-Jan-1992
w. Jo William Philipp
d. Alexander Singer
dop: Peter Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Claudia Cameron...............Marisa Berenson
Lt. Martin Kinicki............Ernie Lively
Barry Carroll.................Stephen Nichols
Edward Hale...................Adrian Paul
Geoffrey Presser..............Daniel Pilon
Damien Bolo...................Robert Torti
Lily Roland...................Nancy Valen
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Sgt. O'Connor.................Mark Costello
Florist Shop Clerk............Lindy Nisbet
With:
Backer........................Anthony Gordon
Delivery Boy..................Joe Weiss
Synopsis:
The third time wasn't a charm when another ballerina died performing the cursed ballet.

8.12 [--] Murder She Wrote: THE WITCH'S CURSE
12-Jan-1992
w. Tracy Friedman
d. Jerry Jameson
dop: Peter Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Nate Parsons..................David Ackroyd
Eve Simpson...................Julie Adams (recurring)
Mariah Osborne................Mary Crosby
Ron Masak (recurring)
Penelope Daniels..............Marian Mercer
Judge Willard Clinton.........Ed Nelson
Lydia Winthrop................Marian Seldes
Charles Winthrop..............Robert Vaughn
William Windom (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Joe Hill......................Lee De Broux
Anabell Parsons...............Carol Androsky
Deputy Dave Anderson.............Louis Herthum
With:
Clerk.........................Linda Porter
Arliss Davenport..............Linda Frasier
Synopsis:
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.

8.13 [--] Murder She Wrote: INCIDENT IN LOT 7
19-Jan-1992
w. J. Straczynski
d. Anthony Shaw
dop: Peter Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
John Cavershaw................Daniel Bardol
Willy Montego.................Jackie Gayle
Oliver Thistle................Henry Gibson
Lt. Hanrahan..................Ron Glass
Monica Chase..................Michelle Johnson
Darryl Heyward................Ron Leibman
Caroline Pryce................Lar Park Lincoln
Leonora Holt..................Paula Prentiss
Ben Miller....................Stuart Whitman
*
With: (end credits)
Anchorman.....................Larry Carroll
Policewoman...................Christina Rich
Synopsis:
The Bates House of the movie, Psycho, is to be the setting of Jessica's book in the film made at Universal Studios.

8.14 [--] Murder She Wrote: THE MONTE CARLO MURDERS
02-Feb-1992
w. Bruce Lansbury
d. Jerry Jameson
dop: Peter Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Richie Floret.................Neill Barry
Inspector.....................Patrick Bauchau
Earl Harper...................David Birney
Barbara Callaway..............Maryann d'Abo
Cynthia Harper................Lise Hilboldt
Scott Larkin..................Bo Hopkins
Annie Floret..................Dina Merrill
Peter Templeton...............Ian Ogilvy
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Albert DeVere.................Gustav Vintas
Chef Robert...................Reuven Bar-Yotam
Armand Beauclair..............Victor Touzie
With:
Henry.........................Scott Strohmyer
Proprietor....................Jon Rashad Kamal
Desk Clerk....................Diane Manzo
Synopsis:
Jessica is brought into the case of a murdered financier and the theft of his wife's diamonds in Monaco.

8.15 [--] Murder She Wrote: TINKER, TAILOR, LIAR, THIEF
01-Mar-1992
w. Robert E. Swanson
d. Peter Salim
dop: Bob Seaman
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
John Thurston.................Lloyd Bochner
Daisy Collins.................Kim Braden
Archie Potter.................Kenneth Danziger
M15 Agent.....................Guy Doleman
Julian Fontaine...............Trevor Eve
Penelope Cadwell..............Sharon Maughan
Mickey Dawks..................Derrick O'Connor
Insp. Stillwell...............Nick Tate
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Albert........................Peter Dennis
Edward Cadwell................Richard A. Davies
Nigel Atkins..................Clement Von Franckenstein
MacPherson....................Sandy Allison
Landlady......................Diana Webster
Man...........................Laurie Main
Policewoman...................Elizabeth Anne Smith
Synopsis:
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.

8.16 [--] Murder She Wrote: EVER AFTER
08-Mar-1992
w. Robert Van Scoyk
d. Anthony Shaw
dop: Peter Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Marci Bowman..................Marcia Cross
Dep. Billis...................Nada Despotovich
Sheriff Beals.................John DiSanti
Miriam Bowman.................Marj Dusay
Walter Bowman.................Kevin McCarthy
Bo Wilder.....................Michael McGrady
Joanna Rollins................Kate Mulgrew
Devon Lane....................Tony Roberts
Teddy Cardoza.................Mitchell Whitfield
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Ahmed Shanker.................Andrew Brye
Dorothy Fremont...............Eda Reiss Merin
Officer Bronski...............Robert Alan Browne
City Clerk....................Richarson Morse
Irwin Fisk....................Maurice Hill
With:
Sheri Finestock...............Elaine Welton Hill
Painter.......................Justin Dipego
Synopsis:
A real life soap opera involves a soap star, her co-star, and the victim--her millionaire husband.

8.17 [--] Murder She Wrote: TO THE LAST WILL I GRAPPLE WITH THEE
(Irish - St.Patrick Day episode - set in New York)
15-Mar-1992
w. J. Michael Straczynski
d. Walter Grauman
dop: Peter Salim
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Ian O'Connor..................Cameron Dye
Lt.Det.Dennis Parnell.........Cliff Gorman
Sean Cullane..................George Hearn
Patrick McNair................John Karlen
Michael O'Connor..............Richard Lynch
Kathleen Cullane..............Sharon Mahoney
Finn Dawley...................Mark Rolston
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Officer #1....................Michael O. Smith
Officer #2....................Donald Nardini
Officer #3....................Ken Gerson
With:
Student #1....................Matthew Saks
Student #2....................Melissa Samuels
Customer......................Dana Craig
Synopsis:
A retired cop and a contractor revive an old blood feud from the old country.

8.18 [--] Murder She Wrote: PROGRAMMED FOR MURDER
05-Apr-1992
w. Tom Sawyer
d. Jerry Jameson
dop: Peter Salim
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Eve Simpson...................Julie Adams (recurring)
Dr. Jonas Beckwith............Hunt Block
Harriet Wooster...............Judith Chapman
Rudy Ortega...................Tony Fields
John Halsey...................Boyd Gaines
Gretchen Price................Judith Hoag
Doug Simmons..................Alex Hyde-White
Alan Wooster..................Will Lyman
Ron Masak (recurring)
William Windom (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Nurse Laura Garrison..........Stacy Ray
Deputy Andy...................Louis Hertheim
Nurse.........................Amy Moessinger
Synopsis:
There is something strange about a software expert's death.

8.19 [--] Murder She Wrote: DAY OF THE DEAD
26-Apr-1992
w. Mark A. Burley
d. Anthony Shaw
dop: Peter Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Juan Garcia...................Ismael (East) Carlo
Cyrus Ramsey..................James Coburn
Ramirez.......................Alex Colon
Consuela Montejano............Miriam Colon
Scott Baker...................Grant Cramer
Rosa Garcia...................Kamala Lopez
Enrico Montejano..............Tomas Milan
..............................Mike Moroff
..............................Shelley Morrison
Ramon.........................Gregory Sierra
..............................Geno Silva
*
With: (end credits)
Guard.........................Ruben Amavizca
Clerk.........................Manual Cabral
Girl..........................Cynthia Lee Santos
Synopsis:
Does the death mask left on the victim's face mean anything?

8.20 [--] Murder She Wrote: ANGEL OF DEATH
03-May-1992
w. Robert E. Swanson
d. Walter Grauman
dop: Peter Salim
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Joe Connors...................Stephen Bogardus
Courtney Stoddard.............Doran Clark
Carol Kendall.................Sondra Currie
Alex Ericson..................Ken Kercheval
Lisa Ryder....................Maria Mayenzet
Martin Tremaine...............Darren McGavin
Barney Gunderson..............Austin Pendleton
Sheriff McAllister............Noble Willingham
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
General Avery Stark...........Ray Reinhardt
Philip Stoddard...............Michael Canavan
Synopsis:
Can a woman return from the grave to punish the living? Or is this a hoax to scare her surviving husband?

8.21 [--] Murder She Wrote: BADGE OF HONOR 
10-May-1992
w. David Moessinger
d. David Moessinger
dop: Peter Salim
Music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Dave Sanders..................Tony Becker
Neal Dishman..................Daniel Davis
Mason Porter..................Cliff DeYoung
Lawrence Jarvis...............Robert Lansing
Ron Masak (recurring)
Robin Dishman.................Gail O'Grady
Ben Oliver....................Gerald O'Loughlin
Dorothy Porter................Pamela Susan Shoop
William Windom (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Dep.Andy Broom................Louis Herthum (recurring)
Proprietor....................Douglas Rowe
Clerk.........................Tom Nibley
Minister......................Charles C. Stevenson, Jr.
With:
Bus Driver....................John C. Tuell
Deputy........................Arlee Reed
Synopsis:
Seth's old buddy is under a cloud which has no silver lining as far as Seth can tell.

8.22 [--] Murder She Wrote: MURDER ON MADISON AVENUE
17-May-1992
w. Bruce Lansbury
d. Jerry Jameson
dop: Peter Salim
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Meredith Delaney..............Barbara Babcock
Boris Steloff.................Joel Fabiani
Sylvia Moffett................Hallie Foote
Edgar Greenstreet.............John Hillerman
Brian Singer..................David Lansbury
Lt.Hornbeck...................Leo Rossi
Devery McFarlane..............Harley Venton
Amanda North..................Caroline Williams
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Frank Christy.................Ben Slack
Miles Packard.................John Petlock
Super.........................Zale Kessler
With:
Stromberg.....................Robert Ackerman
Lady Reporter.................Shannon Fill
Synopsis:
A toy company executive was climbing the ladder to the top, but someone took away one of the rungs.

############## Murder She Wrote ##############
############## End of season 8 ##############
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