1990s Detective Cartoons

For the last several months, I've been taking a bit of a historical journey through detective series. I started in the 1970s, and moved into the 1980s, but once I got to the 1990s I found the decade to be…

Murder, She Wrote 5.3 “Mr. Penroy’s Vacation”

Jessica is back in Cabot Cove for the first time this season, and there's a new sheriff in town who's in for a rude awakening regarding the local crime rate. Some exposition to explain Amos's absence: He has moved back…

Murder, She Wrote 5.2 “A Little Night Work”

Jessica is attending a fundraiser in New York where she is wooed both personally (by a roguish jewel thief) and professionally (following the retirement of her old agent, Jonathan Reid). Just the facts ma'am: Spoilers are in white font, so…

Murder, She Wrote 5.1 “J.B.. As In Jailbird”

Jessica's in San Francisco to visit Grady, who's there on business. At the airport, she runs into her old friend Michael Hagarty and quickly gets involved in international intrigue involving a political assassination. In order to keep Jessica safe, Michael…

Manuscript for Murder by Jessica Fletcher and Jon Land

EDIT August 26th 2021: The following first appeared as part of my “Reading Log” series of posts, in which I gave a brief recap of my thoughts about the books I read each month. I have since changed the focus of…