Murder, She Wrote
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Murder, She Wrote

Year:
Duration:
48 min (262 episodes) | 73 min (1 Episode) | 93 min (1 Episode)
Genres:
Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
IMDB rate:
6.8
Awards:
Won 6 Golden Globes. Another 25 wins & 55 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1984-09-30
Filming Locations: California, USA
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Trivia
Angela Lansbury, Jerry Orbach - a recurring actor in the show - and guest star David Ogden Stiers also starred together in the Disney movie Beauty and the Beast and its sequels as Mrs. Potts, Lumiere, and Cogsworth respectively, the first of which was filmed while Murder She Wrote was being aired.
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Many viewers (and Angela Lansbury herself) believed that the move of the venerable show from Sunday to Thursday for the twelfth season was a deliberate plan by CBS programming chief Leslie Moonves to kill it. After all, it was going up against "Friends," which was about to get super-show status. But everything Moonves tried in the Sunday slot failed so badly that he wound up double-running "Murder, She Wrote" on Thursdays and Sundays for the last few weeks of the regular season and then for a summer of reruns. He had to place "Touched by an Angel" in the time slot the following fall to get a decent audience. The final season alludes to this with episodes tellingly titled "Murder Among Friends" (featuring the ensemble cast of hit TV series "Buds") and "Death By Demographics" - the final regular edition before the show switched to TV Movies.
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Jessica had four brothers and sisters. However, the only one that was seen was her brother Marshall, who was a doctor. Another brother, Martin, was also mentioned but never seen.
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Photos from cast
George Clooney Robert Beltran Alice Krige Jason Beghe Bibi Besch Capucine Nina Foch Meg Foster