Mystery Viewing Log January 2020

At the beginning of this year, I had decided to compartmentalize my book blogging from my TV blogging, and set up a new blog at theladydetective.wordpress.com to host my book reviews. That means, I will no longer be posting monthly…

Murder, She Wrote 7.2 “Deadly Misunderstanding”

Jessica Fletcher is back in Cabot Cove for this episode, as usual trying to get another one of her manuscripts finished and sent to her publisher. The only problem is that she has injured her wrist after falling off her…

Murder, She Wrote 7.1 “Trials and Tribulations”

The episode starts with convicted felon Eddie Stone attempting to break out of prison. The attempt is unsuccessful and his getaway car is gunned down by guards and crashes---resulting in Eddie's death. Fast forward a short while and we find…

Murder, She Wrote 6.22 “The Sicilian Encounter”

Surprisingly, the producers of the show chose to air yet another "bookend" episode as the season finale. This episode is not about Jessica Fletcher, but instead tells a story about a different Murder, She Wrote regular: Michael Hagarty. This is…

Murder, She Wrote 6.21 “The Szechuan Dragon”

Jessica Fletcher is in London to watch her cousin Emma perform for the Queen! But this episode actually focuses on events that take place in Cabot Cove while she's away, and Grady and Donna are house-sitting for her. Criminal things…

Murder, She Wrote 6.18 “O’Malley’s Luck”

This is yet another "bookend" episode and I'm surprised that the network execs decided to air two of them in a row (with the previous one being "Murder--According to Maggie". This time, Jessica Fletcher receives a card from her very…

Murder, She Wrote 6.17 “Murder–According to Maggie”

It's Murder, She Wrote--but this time "she" refers to Jessica Fletcher's favorite student, Mary Margaret "Maggie" McAuley. That's right, it's another "bookend" episode. Maggie is a writer in Hollywood who created the hot TV detective show called "Beat Cop"; but…