Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series)

After focusing on watching cozy British-style mysteries throughout April, I was craving a bit of a change in May. Mike Hammer certainly offered that change by being staunchly American and definitely not cozy. Mike Hammer is a New York private…

Murder, She Wrote in Ireland: episodes to watch on St. Patrick’s day

Angela Lansbury has a particular love for Ireland. Her mother, actress Moyna Macgill, was born in Belfast. Whereas Angela was raised in London and then moved to the US at the beginning of the second world war, she moved to…

90s Detective Shows: “The Commish” and “Silk Stalkings”

The more I delve into the world of detective shows for this blog, the more I realize just how many shows there are out there that I've never seen. For that reason, I wanted to challenge myself this year by…

Murder, She Wrote 7.3 “See You in Court, Baby”

Jessica Fletcher is taking a break from her usual sleuthing in this episode. Instead, she tells us a story about her old friend Dennis Stanton. As we learned in "Always A Thief", Dennis has changed his old jewelry-thieving ways and…

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…