Best and worst of Murder, She Wrote Season 7

If you ever ask a Murder, She Wrote fan what their favorite episodes are, almost invariably their response would be: "Any episode set in Cabot Cove." But given that there are almost 60 such episodes, there are definitely episodes that…

Murder, She Wrote Season 7 “Bookend” episodes

A popular topic among Murder, She Wrote fans involves the so-called "Bookend" episodes --- episodes where Jessica Fletcher provides introductory (and sometimes concluding) remarks, but doesn't actively take part in the main story action. The reason for these episodes had…

A history of skulls on Murder, She Wrote book covers

I have always been interested in book cover design, especially when it comes to book series---which often strive to maintain a consistent "look". So when I first learned about the Murder, She Wrote spin-off novels, I quickly became aware of…

Top 8 detectives according to the 80s TV detective showdown

Back in March, I was inspired by a "Best TV Detective" tournament on Twitter to run my own "Best 80s Detective/Crime Show" tournament. I chose to focus on the 80s because I'm a fan of Murder, She Wrote and other…

Murder, She Wrote TV Guide cover story from December 1992

Over the past several months, I have been documenting the various articles about Murder, She Wrote that were featured in TV Guide magazine during the show's original run. Previously on this blog, I have posted about the articles from March 1985,…

Murder, She Wrote TV Guide cover story from December 1988

Since January of this year, I have taken it upon myself to document the various articles about Murder, She Wrote that were featured in TV Guide magazine during the show's original run. The show was featured five times on the cover…

Interview with new Murder, She Wrote author: Terrie Farley Moran

As many fans of Murder, She Wrote may already know, the TV show inspired a long-running series of spin-off novels. The first book in the series, Gin & Daggers, was written by Donald Bain and published in 1989. The series…

Murder, She Wrote TV Guide cover story from January 1987

This year, I have taken it upon myself to document the various articles about Murder, She Wrote that were featured in TV Guide magazine during the show's original run. The show was featured five times on the cover of the magazine…