CTVA US Crime - "Murder She Wrote" (Universal/CBS) Season 10 (1993-94)

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Season 10 (1993-94)
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############## Murder She Wrote ##############
############## season 10 1993-94 #############
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Corymore Productions in association with Universal Television
Executive Producer, Angela Lansbury (end) (#10.1)
Supervising Producer, Bruce Lansbury, Mark A. Burley (#10.1)
Producer, Tom Sawyer (#10.1)
Co-Producer, Laurence Heath (#10.1)
Co-Producer, Todd London (end) (#10.1)
Coordinating Producer, Al Kraus (end) (#10.1)
Executive in Charge of Production, David Shaw (end)(#10.1)

Opening Credits - Jessica Fletcher is seen at her WORD PROCESSOR instead of her typewriter.


10-1 [--] Murder She Wrote: A DEATH IN HONG KONG
12-Sep-1993
Universal-Corymore production
w. Laurence Heath
d. Vincent McEveety
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Bruce Babcock

Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Louise Walton.................Teri Austin
Brian Dunbar..................Berrie Ingham
David Kuan....................Dustin Nguyen
Emma Soong Dunbar.............France Nuyen
Kai Kuan......................Soon-Teck On
Mark Tower....................James Sutorius
Insp. McLaughlin..............David Warner
April Dunbar..................Vivian Wu
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Chang.........................Calvin Jung
Mr. Li........................Raymond Ma
Chinese Kidnapper.............Jen Sung Outerbridge
Synopsis:
A trader working on a merger dies at a Chinese banquet in Hong Kong.

10.2 [--] Murder She Wrote: FOR WHOM THE BALL TOLLS ("Ball" Not "Bell")
26-Sep-93
w. Donald Ross
d. Anthony Shaw
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Steve Dorff
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Mike LaRocca..................Ray Abruzzo
Carol Collins.................Barbara Babcock
Nolan Walsh...................Jeff Conaway
Lt. Artie Gelber..............Herbert Edelman (recurring)
Margaret Johnson..............Hallie Foote
Visiting Nurse................Lela Ivey
Eugene Gillrich...............Kevin Kilner
Walter Gillrich...............Robert Pine
Lee Gillrich..................Susan Walters
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Det. Henderson................Leonard Lightfoot
Vic Barton....................Alex Courtney
Pete..........................John Dennis
With:
Walter's Secretary............Wendy Hoffman
Peggy.........................Jody Russell
Mailman.......................Alexander Folk
Female Reporter...............Lisa Dinkins
Synopsis:
One of the partners trying to raze a Brownstone where Hemingway once wrote is erased--permanently.

10.3 [--] Murder She Wrote: LEGACY OF BORBEY HOUSE
03-Oct-1993
w. Danna Doyle & Debbie Smith
d. Walter Grauman
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Lawrence Baker................David Birney
Dr. Sorenson..................Roy Dotrice
Charles Weatherly.............Richard Gilliand
Dave Perrin...................Gary Hershberger
Molly Holt....................Judith Jones
Ron Masak (recurring)
Peter Jatich..................Christopher Neame
Philip Holt...................Lawrence Pressman
Jean O'Neill..................Madlyn Rhue
William Windom (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Deputy Andy...................Louis Herthum (recurring)
Mrs. Higgins..................Barbara Townsend
Jim Milio.....................Steve Jackson
Teenage Boy...................Donnie Jeffcoat
Teenage Girl..................Susan Christy
Delivery Man..................Richard Jamison
Synopsis
A new Victorian house owner is killed in the manner befitting a vampire--a wooden stake in his chest.

10.4 [--] Murder She Wrote: THE PHANTOM KILLER
24Oct93
w. Tom Sawyer
d. Anthony Shaw
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Kathryn Scofield..............Vanessa Angel
David.........................Christian Bocher
Lt. Artie Gelber..............Herbert Edelman (recurring)
Ellen Harper..................Janet Julian
Ben Forman....................David Kriegel
Carter Drummond...............Jack Laufer
Hans Dietrich.................Reiner Schoene
Harrison M. Kane..............Alan Thicke
Dean Richards.................Scott Valentine
Abby Peters...................Emily Warfield
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Det. Henderson................Leonard Lightfoot
With:
Waiter........................Mark Barriere
Synopsis:
A media tycoon may have been killed by a literary agent who seems as substantial as smoke.

10.5 [--] Murder She Wrote: A VIRTUAL MURDER
31-Oct-1993
Written by Carlton Hollander
Directed by Lee Smith
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
Music, Steve Dorff
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Sharon Baskin.................Julia Campbell
Kate Walden...................Kate McNeil
John Crowley..................Allan MIller
David Salt....................Phil Morris
Alex Hooper...................Shawn Phelan
Thomas Ryan as ?
Michael Burke.................Kevin Sorbo
William Windom (recurring)
Det. Delcanto.................Richard Yniguez
James Lindstrom...............Ramy Zada
*
With: (end credits)
Sherman Augustus ....... Officer Rossi
Arthur Cohan ........... Jeremy Hastings
Danny Woodburn ......... Mr. Townsend
Wayne Bolton ........... Colonel Fleming
Shoshana Henry ......... Carrie Brandeis
Heaven Brooke .......... Servant Girl
Synopsis:
Jessica is fascinated by a demo of a VR game based on her book, but,  while playing it, she thinks she sees a real murder.

10.6 [--] Murder She Wrote: BLOODLINES
7-Nov-1993
w. Robert Hamner d. Don Mischer
story by Michael Berlin & Eric Estrin
music by Steve Dorff
Matt Cleveland................Mickey Rooney
Catherine Noble...............Tippi Hedren
Wally Hampton.................Don Murray
Lloyd Mentone.................Stephen Macht
Paul Hampton..................Sean O'Bryan
Jill Cleveland................Shawnee Smith
Tracy Noble...................Ami Dolenz
Sheriff Benson................Blake Gibbons
Gus...........................Don Swayze
Deputy Vernon Kelly...........Scott Stevens
Dr. Garney....................Frank Farmer
Delivery Driver...............Dave Powledge
The fate of two families depends on the results of a race in which a formerly injured horse is running.

10.7 [--] Murder She Wrote: A KILLING IN CORK
21-Nov-1993
Written by Bruce Lansbury
Directed by Anthony Shaw
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Wendy Benson ........... as ?
as Sean Griffith.................Gordon Currie
as Widow.........................Fionnula Flanagan
as Dennis Moylan.................Dakin Matthews
as Father Timothy................Gerald O'Laughlin
as Patrick Griffith..............Cyril O'Reilly
as William Mahaffy...............Donnelly Rhodes
Nephew........................Andrew Robinson
Mark Rolston .......... as ?
Bridgette Wilson ...... as ?
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Udana Power ........ as Una O'Reilly
Michael Connors .... as Eric
Lee Magnuson ....... as Barman
Paul Ivy ........... as Duffy
Synopsis:
An American nephew, out to get the family business, gets a different kind and the Irish widow's son is suspected.

10.8 [--] Murder She Wrote: LOVE & HATE IN CABOT COVE
28-Nov-1993
w. Robert Van Scoyk d. Anthony Shaw
music by Jeff Sturges
Samuel Bennett................Wings Hauser
Lou Caremidi..................Richard Beymer
Ted MacInoy...................Adam Trese
Irene MacInoy.................Carrie Snodgrass
Candace Bennett...............Liz Vassey
Laura Bennett.................Penelope Windust
Dep. Ethan Loomis.............Matthew Flint
Craps Player..................David Stenstrom
Waiter........................Jayson Kane
Minister......................Rick Scarry
Jason David...................Trent Dolan
Croupier......................James Willett
There are three suspects in the murder of a crooked deputy:
a CPA, an illegal casino owner and his daughter's jilted lover.

10.9 [--] Murder She Wrote: MURDER AT A DISCOUNT
05-Dec-1993
w. Rick Mittleman d. Walter Grauman
Music by Jeff Sturges
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.

Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Neil Fraser...................Sam Anderson
Lt. Artie Gilber..............Herb Edelman (recurring)
Rick Konig....................John Enos
Iris Novaro...................Morgan Fairchild
Frank.........................Spencer Garrett
Ted Hartley...................Bruce Gray
Lillian Conway................Elaine Joyce
Rachel Novaro.................Julianna Margulies
Daffy Dave Navaro.............George Segal
Norman Trent..................Sandy Ward
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Det. Henderson................Leonard Lightfoot (recurring)
Jed Collins...................John Allsopp
Man...........................John Petlock
Minister......................James Daughton
With:
Video Director................Darnell Harrison
Maitre'd......................Robert Rigamonti
Receptionist..................Jenny Burgess
Bag Lady......................Sylvia Sage Lane
Synopsis:
A man thinks he should get royalties from a book based on his case, written by Jessica.

10.10 [--] Murder She Wrote: MURDER IN WHITE
19-Dec-1993
w. Lawrence Vail
d. Vincent McEveety
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Bruce Babcock
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Det.Chief Insp. Jarvis........? Pauline Brailsford
Peter Drew....................Davis Gaines
Edward St.Cloud...............Norman Lloyd
Glenda Highsmith..............Jean Marsh
Mae Shaughnessy...............Anne Meara
Lawson Childress..............Ian Ogilvy
Franklin......................Michael Palance
Sally.........................? Dedee Pfeiffer
Malcolm Brooker...............Jim Piddock
Brett Dillon..................Tim Ransom
Martin Kramer.................Robin Sachs
Oliver Hopkins................G.W.Stevens
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Insp. Ernest Martindale.......Jonathan Wood
With:
Lester Perth..................Edmund L. Shaff
Policewoman...................Gale Van Cott
Policeman #1..................Sean Francis Howse
Waiter at Binkie's............Nick Meany
Synopsis:
A producer staging an adaptation of one of Jessica's novels finds no joy in London.

10.11 [--] Murder She Wrote: NORTHERN EXPLOSION
02-Jan-1994
w. Mark A. Burley
d. Anthony Shaw
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Bruce Babcock
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Sgt. Hilda Dupont............Ana Alicia (Falcon Crest)
George Quill.................Brian Frejo
Brian Wade...................Alan Fudge
Peter Henderson..............Graham Greene
Hamish McPherson.............Jerry Hardin
Marie Comouche...............Marilyn Jones
Rich Shipley.................Ernie Lively
Buzz Burkeley................Scott Plank
Joe Quill....................Ned Romero
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Cpl. Desmond O'Gara..........Matt McKenzie
Bill Nahanee.................Shawn Michael Perry
Synopsis:
In Canada, a land war breaks out between Native Americans and a mining company.

10.12 [--] Murder She Wrote: PROOF IN THE PUDDING
09-Jan-1994
w. Lisa Seidman
d. Jerry Jameson
music by Steve Dorff
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.

Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Det. McKenzie.................Fran Bennett
Alex Weaver...................Michael Brandon
Manuel Ramirez................Nick Corri
Phil Bonelli..................Bobby Di Cicco
Paul Avensino.................Tony Lo Bianco
Bernard Bonelli...............John Saxon
Jeannine Bonelli..............Liza Snyder
Lorna Thompson................Heidi Swedberg
Diane Weaver..................Valerie Wildman
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Sal Randazzo..................Sal Landi
Timothy Milner................James Ingersoll
Stage Manager.................Rachel Bailit
Desk Sergeant.................Gene Ross
With:
Policeman.....................Lew Saunders
Drip Stop Girl................Tiffany Terry
Synopsis:
A racketeer who bought the controlling interest in a restaurant thinks he can boss the chef.

10-13 [--] Murder She Wrote: PORTRAIT OF DEATH
16-Jan-1994
w. Donald Ross
d. Vincent McEveety
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Bruce Babcock
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Bert Lown.....................David Ackroyd
Lt. Artie Gelber..............Herbert Edelman (recurring)
Teddy Grace...................Denise Gentile
Philip Jovi...................Edward Hibbert
Mark Mitchell.................Taylor Nichols
Frances.......................Lee Purcell
Mrs. Arthur...................Diane Salinger
Kim Mitchell..................Loretta Swit
Dr. Swoop.....................Kristoffer Tabori
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Detective Henderson...........Leonard Lightfoot (recurring)
Maintenance Man...............Greg Lewis
Dede Gorman...................Bainbridge Scott
Real Dr. Swoop................Vincent Howard
Art Dealer....................Jonathan Knopf
Synopsis:
A piece of sculpture does double duty as a murder weapon following a charity auction during
which some startling accusations were made.

10.14 [--] Murder She Wrote: DEADLY ASSETS
23-Jan-1994
w. Tom Sawyer
d. Anthony Shaw
music by Jeff Sturges
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Joseph........................? R.D.Call
Sanford Lomax.................Frederick Coffin
Libby Terhune.................Rebecca Cross
Oscar.........................? Anthony Mangano
Ron Masak (recurring)
Walter Perry..................Matt Mulhern
Harvey Terhune................Eamonn Roche
Charlie Garrett...............Wayne Rogers
Celia Terhune.................Millie Slavin
William Windom (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits):
Deputy Andy Broom.............Louis Herthum (recurring)
Synopsis:
A mobster is upset when he learns that a petty thief has found an unexpected $900,000.

10.15 [--] Murder She Wrote: MURDER ON THE 30th FLOOR
06-Feb-1994
w. Robert Van Scoyk
d. Walter Grauman
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Steve Dorff
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Lt. Nick Acosta...............Jay Acovone
Dr. Santana...................Dennis Boutsikaris
Steve DiNapoli................Robert Curtis-Brown
Carrie Benton.................Lisa Darr
Edward Graham.................Robert Desiderio
Ted Hardy.....................Bruce Gray
Lori Graham...................Lisa Wilcox
Leonard Ambler................Michael Zelniker
*
Co-Starring: (end credits):
Henry Filbert.................Ray Reinhardt
Security Guard................Stewart Rose
Painter.......................Ken Magee
Donna Kendricks...............June Christopher
Synopsis:
Jessica is shocked to learn that her editor has taken a flying leap from his high-rise office.

10.16 [--] Murder She Wrote: TIME TO DIE
06-Mar-1994
w. Laurence Heath
d. Anthony Shaw
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Frank Garcia..................Robert Beltran
..............................Bridgid Coulter
Maria Garcia..................Marta Du Bois
Chris Garcia..................William Gallo
Alida Alvarez.................Gladys Jimenez
..............................Ronald G. Joseph
..............................Janet MacLachlan
Mario Fernandez...............Rudy Ramos
Sgt. Vic Lofton...............Stan Shaw
............................ Gregg Thomsen
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Detective Boyd.....................Richard Dano
Synopsis:
A step-father may have been eliminated by his step-son, a graffiti artist.

10.17 [--] Murder She Wrote: THE DYING GAME
13-Mar-1994
w. Bruce Lansbury d. Jerry Jameson
music by Bruce Babcock
Floyd Larkin..................Peter Donat
Maude Gillis..................Kate Mulgrew
Bill Maguire..................Martin Milner
Clint Hollowell...............Harley Venton
Ernie Fishman.................Andrew Lauer
Lt. Alvin Terwilliger.........Michael Tolan
Sharain.......................Musetta Vander
Tina..........................Mimi Kuzyk
Mr. Brewer....................? Joel Fabiani
Meredith Peckham..............? Michele Lamar Richards
Gloria........................Felicia Lansbury
Fritz.........................Fred D. Scott
Henry Wilson..................Charles Parks
Plainclothesman...............Matthew Sullivan
Security Guard................Wendell Grayson
An old established store has closed for the last time and its accountant won't have to find another job.

10.18 [--] Murder She Wrote: THE TROUBLE WITH SETH
27-Mar-1994
w. Tom Sawyer
d. Anthony Shaw
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Marion Taylor.................Katherine Cannon
Connie Anderson...............Ann Hearn
Leo Fender....................Paul Mantee
Ron Masak (recurring)
Evan Rafferty.................Ben Masters
Jimmy Taylor..................Ethan Randall
Julia Harris..................Kim Johnston Ulrich
Will Rafferty.................Jay Underwood
William Windom (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits):
Deputy Andy...................Louis Herthum (recurring)
Neal Kraus....................Steve Nevil
Dave Archer...................Tim McLaughlin
Dan Castino...................Anthony Fascé
Synopsis:
Seth vanishes and every one is sure there was foul play.

10.19 [--] Murder She Wrote: ROADKILL
01-May-1994
w. Mark A. Burley
d. Walter Grauman
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order: (NOT verified)
Sheriff Mundy.................Dirk Blocker
Willie Greenwood..............Joanna Cassidy
Rob Platt.....................Patrick Cassidy
Meg Thomas....................Beth Grant
Cindy Warrick.................Melora Hardin
Wayne Platt...................Earl Holliman
Randy.........................? Whip Hubley
Sam Mercer....................Gary Lockwood
Grogan........................Robert O'Reilly
Lance.........................? Brett Porter
Landis........................? Reni Santoni
*
Co-Starring: (end credits):
Deputy Sutton.................Heath Kizzier
Doctor........................Ron Leath
Synopsis:
A truck hijacker comes to the end of the road.

10-20 [--] Murder She Wrote: A MURDEROUS MUSE
15-May-1994
w. Bruce Lansbury
d. Anthony Shaw
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Bruce Babcock
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Richie........................Eddie Barth
Vanessa Cross.................Pamela Bellwood
Byron.........................Ronald Guttman
Steven Hoyt...................Joseph Kell
Owen..........................Robert Knepper
Leslie Walden.................Jenny Lewis
Lt. DeMartini.................? Jon Polito
Solly.........................? Matthew Ryan
Hank Walden...................Craig Wasson
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Bok..(houseman)...............Kay Tong Lim
Martin Trilby.................Wayne C. Dvorak
With:
TV Announcer..................Michael White
Synopsis:
The strict mentor of a piano prodigy is found dead.

10.21 [--] Murder She Wrote: WHEEL OF DEATH
22-May-1994
w. Robert Van Scoyk
d. Walter Grauman
Director of Photography, Ron Vargas, A.S.C.
music by Jeff Sturges
Guest Stars in Alphabetical Order:
Richard Binyon................Thom Bierdz
Carmen........................? Maria Canals
Nicki.........................? Jimi Defilippis
Carl Dorner...................Bradford Dillman
Lisa Farrell..................Lisa Lawrence
Ron Masak (recurring)
Toby Grant....................Judson Mills
Joanna Sims...................Cindy Pickett
Ms. O'Neill...................Madlyn Rhue
Don Sims......................Charles Siebert
William Windom (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Deputy Andy...................Louis Herthum (recurring)
Man-In-Gray-Suit..............Richardson Morse
Gwen..........................Jennifer Manasseri
Synopsis:
It is no sleight of hand when the crooked carnival magician is murdered.

############## Murder She Wrote ##############
############## End of season 10 ##############
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