Detective shows set in Hawaii

I live in Canada, so the winters are long and cold. And when it gets to be the middle of winter, I start dreaming of my next vacation. It's not always possible (especially this year) to get away somewhere tropical.…

Murder, She Wrote TV Guide cover story from February 1986

Murder, She Wrote has graced the cover of TV Guide magazine five times during its original run. My post from last month profiled the first of these cover stories, from March 1985. Below, I continue in the same vein by…

Murder, She Wrote – TV Guide cover story from March 1985

Murder, She Wrote has graced the cover of TV Guide magazine five times during its original run. Although there is now an archive of TV Guide covers, it is much more difficult to find an archive of the articles published…

Murder, She Wrote: Spooky episodes to watch on Halloween

As we are approaching Hallowe'en, I wanted to immerse myself in seasonally appropriate television. In particular, I wanted to create a playlist of Hallowe'en-themed episodes of my favorite show: Murder, She Wrote. However, I found that, unlike many other American…

Murder, She Wrote Season 6 “Bookend” Episodes

After five seasons of Murder, She Wrote, Angela Lansbury needed a break from the grueling filming schedules. Her initial 5-year contract was coming to an end, and the two-part season finale "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall" was initially meant to…