Murder, She Wrote 8.2 “Night Fears”

It's Jessica Fletcher's first day as criminology professor at Manhattan University. There have been a series of muggings on campus recently which Jessica decides to investigate after one of her own students becomes the latest victim, and when her colleague…

Murder, She Wrote 8.1 “Bite the Big Apple”

In the first episode of Season 8, we learn that Jessica Fletcher has decided to move into an apartment in New York City part-time (3-4 days a week) while she teaches criminology at Manhattan University. Jessica uses her investigative skills…

Murder, She Wrote 7.22 “The Skinny According to Nick Cullhane”

The action in this episode starts in Boston with a former mystery writer who is now a spokesperson for a beer company. He has written a book based on a faked kidnapping staged by his boss at the brewery and…

Murder, She Wrote 7.20 “Murder, Plain & Simple”

Jessica Fletcher is on book tour in Pennsylvania and decides to take a detour to Lancaster in order to find a handmade Amish quilt for her nephew's wedding anniversary. (While not mentioned by name, the couple is likely Grady and…

Murder, She Wrote 7.18 “Where Have You Gone, Billy Boy?”

In this last-ever "bookend" episode, Dennis Stanton tells Jessica about his adventures solving a crime involving a ventriloquist dummy named Billy Boy. This time, Dennis is in Cabot Cove to tell Jessica about his adventures in person (rather than on…

Murder, She Wrote 7.16 “From the Horse’s Mouth”

Jessica Fletcher is in Peachtree, in Jefferson county Kentucky, visiting some friends who are in the thoroughbred horse business. Her friends are a couple of star-crossed lovers who are caught in a family feud involving two neighboring ranches, with the…

Murder, She Wrote 7.15 “The Taxman Cometh”

Jessica Fletcher is on her Midwest book promotion tour and takes the opportunity to visit her dear old friend Edna Hayes in Jonesburg, Missouri. Edna, who runs the company Aunt Edna's Pies (alternatively referred to as Aunt Edna's Baked Goods),…