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      Season 2 – Murder, She Wrote

      1985 Drama Mystery & Thriller List
      Reviews 91% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score Mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher - a down-to-earth, middle-aged widow - ferrets out the criminals in idyllic Cabot Cove, Maine, which apparently is the murder capital of the United States for the show's 12-season run. Though while traveling, she uncovers a fair number of killers as well. Read More Read Less Watch on Peacock Stream Now

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Sep 29, 1985 Widow, Weep for Me Jessica masquerades as a wealthy widow at a luxurious tropical hotel in an effort to trap the murderer of her good friend. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 6, 1985 Joshua Peabody Died Here ... Possibly A cheap tycoon with many enemies is found dead on the construction site of his high-rise hotel. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 13, 1985 Murder in the Afternoon Jessica's actress niece (Alice Krige) is the prime suspect in the murder of a daytime-drama writer (Jessica Walter). Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 20, 1985 School for Scandal Jessica is drawn into the investigation when an obnoxious man is murdered on the weekend she visits a college campus. Details Episode 5 Aired Oct 27, 1985 Sing a Song of Murder Jessica heads to London in answer to a foreboding message from her cousin (Angela Lansbury in a dual role). Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 3, 1985 Reflections of the Mind Jessica's friend (Ann Blyth) fears she is going insane and may have murdered her husband. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 10, 1985 A Lady in the Lake While staying at a lakeside inn, Jessica investigates the drowning of a championship swimmer. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 24, 1985 Dead Heat Jessica must help her niece, a jockey whose first victory is followed by charges of murdering the horse's owner. Details Episode 9 Aired Dec 1, 1985 Jessica Behind Bars While teaching an English class at a women's prison, Jessica steps in when a murder leads to a hostage situation. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 15, 1985 Sticks and Stones A woman is electrocuted in the bathtub, and the chaos that follows makes things difficult for Amos as he prepares to turn the reins over to a new sheriff. Details Episode 11 Aired Dec 29, 1985 Murder Digs Deep Jessica investigates when murder fells a local Navajo Indian guide who opposed an archaeologist's desecration of tribal lands. Details Episode 12 Aired Jan 5, 1986 Murder by Appointment Only Jessica suspects a murderous cover-up in a cosmetics firm run by volatile siblings (Jayne Meadows, Robert Culp). Details Episode 13 Aired Jan 12, 1986 Trial by Error Jury foreman Jessica doubts a married man's (Tony Bill) self-defense claim in the death of his lover's husband. Details Episode 14 Aired Jan 19, 1986 Keep the Home Fries Burning Tainted strawberry preserves make several patrons ill and seem to be the cause of one woman's death at a popular inn. Details Episode 15 Aired Feb 9, 1986 Powder Keg Jessica and a colleague (Craig Stevens) encounter a mob ready to lynch a man suspected of murdering a bully. Details Episode 16 Aired Feb 16, 1986 Murder in the Electric Cathedral Murder plays a part in the death of a wealthy woman who leaves her fortune to an evangelist instead of her family. Details Episode 17 Aired Feb 23, 1986 One Good Bid Deserves a Murder Jessica and Boston private detective Harry McGraw (Jerry Orbach) seek a murderer and the thief of a dead sex-symbol's diary. Details Episode 18 Aired Mar 9, 1986 If a Body Meet a Body A corpse, returned to Cabot Cove for burial, turns out to be misidentified. Details Episode 19 Aired Mar 30, 1986 Christopher Bundy - Died on Sunday The ruthless new owner (Bert Convy) of a formerly classy periodical is murdered, and Jessica takes on the case. Details Episode 20 Aired Apr 6, 1986 Menace, Anyone? Jessica trades passing shots with a murderer during a tennis-tournament fund-raiser hosted by one of Jessica's former students (Linda Hamilton). Details Episode 21 Aired Apr 13, 1986 The Perfect Foil Trying to clear a relative's (Peter Bonerz) name, Jessica unmasks murder suspects at a Mardi Gras celebration. Details Episode 22 Aired May 18, 1986 If the Frame Fits Jessica's old friend (Christopher Allport) faces charges of abetting a well-versed art thief and is suspected of having murdered his wife. Details Next
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      Previous sean g The best of Jessica as she helps everyone with the clues , always great, always correct, Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member If you love mystery shows, Jessica Fletcher is one of the best detectives around. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      John Llewellyn Moxey, Arthur Seidelman, Peter Crane, Seymour Robbie, Walter Grauman, Philip Leacock
      Executive Producer
      Peter S. Fischer
      Screenwriter
      Peter S. Fischer, Robert E. Swanson, Philip Gerson, Paul Savage, J. Miyoko Hensley, Tom Sawyer, Robert Van Scoyk, Maryanne Kasica, Steven Hensley
      Network
      CBS
      Rating
      TV-G
      Genre
      Drama, Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Sep 29, 1985
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