"Death Stalks the Big Top (1)"
Jackie Cooper [ Neil Fletcher ], Martin Balsam [ Edgar Carmody ], Greg Evigan [ Brad Keneally ], Pamela Susan Shoop [ Katie McCallum ], Gregg Henry [ Sheriff Len Childs ], Ronny Cox [ Mayor Powers ], Charles Napier [ Hank Sutter ], Alex Cord [ Preston Bartholomew ], Joey Cramer [ Charlie McCallum ], Mark Shera [ Ray Carmody ], Laraine Day [ Constance Fletcher ], Barbara Stock [ Danielle Morgana Carmody ], Lee Purcell [ Maylene ], Courteney Cox [ Carol Bannister ], Florence Henderson [ Maria Morgana ], Robin Bach [ Mark ], John Alvin [ Mr. Tucker ], James Parkes [ Officer #1 ], Virginia Peters [ Ticket Seller ], Rob Monroe [ Alex ], T. Lee Griffin [ Townsman ], Joe Dorsey [ Harry Kingman ], Susan Brown [ Audrey Bannister ], Dennis Howard [ Howard Bannister ], Ken Sansom [ Bert ], Harry Woolf [ Driver ], Greg Norberg [ Officer #2 ], Roz Bosley [ Housekeeper ], Dan Priest [ Doctor ], Michael Dunnigan [ Clyde ], Harry Stephens [ Neal ]
When Jessica's niece receives a gift from her grandfather, who was thought dead, she asks her aunt to find him. Jessica follows a trail to a small-town circus beset by accidents and murder.
b: 28 Sep 86 pc: 62104 w: Paul Savage s: Peter S Fischer d: Seymour Robbie
"Death Stalks the Big Top (2)"
Jackie Cooper [ Neil Fletcher ], Martin Balsam [ Edgar Carmody ], Greg Evigan [ Brad Keneally ], Pamela Susan Shoop [ Katie McCallum ], Gregg Henry [ Sheriff Len Childs ], Ronny Cox [ Mayor Powers ], Charles Napier [ Hank Sutter ], Alex Cord [ Preston Bartholomew ], Joey Cramer [ Charlie McCallum ], Mark Shera [ Ray Carmody ], Laraine Day [ Constance Fletcher ], Barbara Stock [ Danielle Morgana Carmody ], Lee Purcell [ Maylene ], Courteney Cox [ Carol Bannister ], Florence Henderson [ Maria Morgana ], Robin Bach [ Mark ], John Alvin [ Mr. Tucker ], James Parkes [ Officer #1 ], Virginia Peters [ Ticket Seller ], Rob Monroe [ Alex ], T. Lee Griffin [ Townsman ], Joe Dorsey [ Harry Kingman ], Susan Brown [ Audrey Bannister ], Dennis Howard [ Howard Bannister ], Ken Sansom [ Bert ], Harry Woolf [ Driver ], Greg Norberg [ Officer #2 ], Michael Dunnigan [ Clyde ], Harry Stephens [ Neal ], Dan Priest [ Doctor ], Roz Bosley [ Housekeeper ]
Neil confesses to the crime, but Jessica believes that he didn't do it.
b: 5 Oct 86 pc: 62105 w: Paul Savage s: Peter S Fischer d: Seymour Robbie
Pat Hingle [ Bernard Kale ], Lloyd Bochner [ Terence ], Hayley Mills [ Cynthia Tatel ], Erin Moran [ Maggie Roberts ], J.D.Cannon [ Sheriff McCoy ], Don DeFore [ Jake Sanford ], E. Erich Anderson [ Gary Roberts ], William Mims [ Mayor ], Connie Sawyer [ Housekeeper ], Armand Cerami [ Searcher ], Phillip Clark [ Deputy ], James Bartz [ Deputy #2 ]
A retired policeman decides to re-examine an old case he never solved in which Seth was a strong suspect.
b: 12 Oct 86 pc: 62103 w: Jackson Gillis d: Walter Grauman
"One White Rose for Death"
Len Cariou [ Michael Hagarty ], Bernard Fox [ Andrew Wyckham ], Maria Mayenzet [ Greta Mueller ], John Glover [ Franz Mueller ], Eric Braeden [ Col.Gerhardt Brunner ], Tony Bonner [ Henry Claymore ], Jenny Agutter [ Margo Claymore ], Warwick Sims [ Jack Kendall ], Julian Barnes [ British Sergeant ], Michael Anderson Jr. [ Doctor ], Warwick Sims [ Jack Kendall ], Julian Barnes [ British Sergeant ]
Jessica Fletcher becomes the unwilling hostage of political espionage and defection.
b: 19 Oct 86 pc: 62107 w: Peter S. Fischer d: Peter Crane
"Corned Beef & Carnage"
Genie Francis [ Victoria Griffin ], Jeff Conaway [ Howard Griffin ], Susan Anton [ Christine Clifford ], Peter Haskell [ Seymour Biddle ], David Ogden Stiers [ Aubrey Thornton ], Warren Berlinger [ Jim Ingram ], Bill Macy [ Myron Kinkaid ], James Sloyan [ Lieutenant Spoletti ], Richard Kline [ Larry Kinkaid ], Kenneth Swofford [ Grover Barth ], Marcia Wallace [ Polly Barth ], Phil Rubenstein [ Deli Clerk ], David Starwalt [ Officer ], Russ Fega [ Pizza Delivery Man ], Marleta Marrow [ Receptionist ]
An adman handling the account of a fast-food chain is murdered and Jessica smells something funny.
b: 2 Nov 86 pc: 62108 w: Robert E. Swanson d: John Llewellyn Moxey
"Dead Man's Gold"
Leslie Nielsen [ David Everett ], Sean McClory [ Ross Barber ], J.Eddie Peck [ Coby Russell ], Ian Ruskin [ Gregory Small ], John Laughlin [ Bill Ainsley ], Wendy Kilbourne [ Susan Ainsley ], Grant Goodeve [ Larry Gaynes ], Julia Montgomery [ Alex Bell ], Robert Hogan [ Dr. Wiley ]
Jessica must help an old friend when accidents and murder hinder his expedition to dive for buried treasure.
b: 9 Nov 86 pc: 62102 w: Robert Van Scoyck d: Seymour Robbie
"Deadline for Murder"
Harry Guardino [ Haskell Drake ], Eugene Roche [ Billy Simms ], William Smith [ Clyde Thorson ], Sydney Walsh [ Kay Garrell ], Tim O'Connor [ Walter Revere ], Ken Olin [ Perry Revere ], Peter Mark Richman [ Lamar Bennett ], Glynn Turman [ Stan Lassiter ], Gretchen Corbett [ Police Lieutenant ], Katherine Cannon [ Eleanor Revere ], Tom Henschel [ Dr. Framer ], Morgan Jones [ Sgt. Tierney ], Mary Wickliffe [ Nurse Phillips ], Lisa Nelson [ Policewoman ], Dorothy Meyer [ Nurse O'Hanlon ], Matt Roe [ Guard ], Erwin Fuller [ Harry ], Barbara Allyn Bennet [ Secretary ]
Jessica uncovers the shady past of a corrupt newspaper publisher.
b: 16 Nov 86 pc: 62101 w: Tom Sawyer s: John Kennedy, Michael McGough, Tom Sawyer d: Seymour Robbie
"Magnum On Ice (2)"
Tom Selleck [ Thomas Magnum ], John Hillerman [ Jonathan Higgins ], Dorothy Loudon [ Pamela Bates ], Jessica Walter [ Joan Fulton ], Stephanie Faracy [ Amy Salyer ], John McMartin [ Jason Bryan ], Andrew Prine [ Victor Salyer ], Ramon Bieri [ Captain Browning ], Jared Martin [ Arthur Houston ], Kwan Hi Lim [ Lt. Tenaka ], Rhonda Aldrich [ Maid ], Keahi Farden [ Bellboy ], Harry Endo [ Desk Clerk ], Byron Ono [ House Boy #1 ], Winston Char [ House Boy #2 ], Turner Pe'a [ Officer ]
Thomas Magnum, the Hawaiian private eye, is mistakenly blamed for murder.
b: 23 Nov 86 pc: 62121 w: Robert E. Swanson d: Peter Crane
NOTE: Part (1) is an episode of Magnum, p.i.
"Obituary for a Dead Anchor"
Chad Everett [ Kevin Keats ], Kathleen Lloyd [ Paula Roman ], Robert Pine [ Doug Helman ], Mark Stevens [ Nick Brody ], Abby Dalton [ Judith Keats ], Robert Lipton [ Richard Abbott ], Robert Hogan [ Dr.Wylie Graham ], Rex Robbins [ George Fish ], Erik Stern [ Gerald Foster ], Frank Annese [ Ronald Ross ], Patti Karr [ Clara Poisby ], Paul Ryan [ Commentator ]
When a boat chartered by Amos explodes, the victim is a news anchor who has made enemies.
b: 7 Dec 86 pc: 62111 w: Robert Can Scoyk s: Bob Shayne d: Walter Grauman
Eleanor Parker [ Maggie Tarrow ], Edward Mulhare [ Julian Lord ], Dan O'Herlihy [ Alexander Preston ], Christopher Norris [ Pru Mattson ], Donald Most [ T.J. Holt ], John Schuck [ Chief Drock ], Shea Farrell [ Larry Matthew ], Ann Turkel [ Barbara Bennington ], John Pleshette [ Nicky Saperstein ], Bob Hastings [ Eddie LaRue ], Richard Hoyt-Miller [ Young Reporter ], Weldon Bleiler [ Doctor ], Jeffrey Lipa [ 1st Reporter ], Annie Gagen [ 2nd Reporter ]
The murder of the leading lady's understudy disrupts rehearsals of a play starring two previously married, but now warring, actors.
b: 14 Dec 86 pc: 62115 w: Philip Gerson d: John Astin
"Night of the Headless Horseman"
Thom Bray [ Dorian Beecher ], Doug McClure [ Sheriff Rankin ], Guy Stockwell [ Dorn Van Stotter ], Charles Siebert [ Doc Walker ], Karlene Crockett [ Sarah Dupont ], Fritz Weaver [ Edwin Dupont ], Hope Lange [ Charlotte Newcastle ], Barry Williams [ Nate Findley ], Judy Landers [ Bobbie ], Brandon Douglas [ Todd Carrier ], Donald Thompson [ Robert ], Adam Ferris [ Brendan ], Gary Pagett [ Deputy ], Ted Ohmer [ Uniformed Policeman ], Sanford Clark [ 1st Man ], Forry Smith [ 2nd Man ], John England [ 3rd Man ], Brad Zerbst [ 4th Man ]
The 'headless' horseman rides again, but his costume becomes more realistic.
b: 4 Jan 87 pc: 62106 w: R. Barker Price d: Walter Grauman
"The Corpse Flew First Class"
David Hemmings [ Errol Pogson ], Kate Mulgrew [ Sonny Greer ], Robin Dearden [ Kay Davis ], Robert Walker Jr. [ Otto Hardwick ], Mark Venturini [ Leon Bigard ], John S. Ragin [ Dr. Clinton Strayhorn ], Mary Jo Catlett [ Mrs. Metcalf ], James Shigeta [ John Sugahara ], Pat Harrington Jr. [ Gunnar Globle ], Gene Nelson [ Bernie Metcalf ], Andrew Parks [ Captain ], Charles Hoyes [ Carney ], Lia Sargent [ Elizabeth Welch ], Vince Howard [ Blanton ], Ron Barker [ British Chief ], Jim Malinda [ Photographer ], Gerald York [ Man on Phone ], Chris Robinson [ Captain Whetsel ], Charles Davis [ Mr. Stegmeyer ], Don Maharry [ Mr. Miley ], Crystal Jenious [ Mrs. Miley ], Ian Howard [ Security Man ], Ron Sougart [ Bobby ], John Straightley [ Customs Man ]
A flight to London is plagued by murder and a missing priceless necklace. It's up to Jessica and Scotland Yard to unravel the mystery.
b: 18 Jan 87 pc: 62114 w: Donald Ross d: Walter Grauman
Sandy McPeak [ Morgen Rogers ], Tony Dow [ Gordon Rogers ], James Carroll Jordan [ Adam Rogers ], Stephanie Dunnam [ Leslie Cameron ], Colleen Camp [ Dody Rogers ], Gisele MacKenzie [ Mona ], Henry Brandon [ Abel Gorcey ], James McIntyre [ Deputy Wells ], Yolanda Nava [ TV Announcer ]
The phone wires get crossed during a storm and Jessica can't convince anyone that what she heard was real.
b: 1 Feb 87 pc: 62120 w: Steven Long Mitchell, Craig Van Sickle d: David Hemmings
"Murder in a Minor Key"
Shaun Cassidy [ Chad Singer ], Paul Clemens [ Michael Prentiss ], Dinah Manoff [ Jenny Coopersmith ], George Grizzard [ Prof. Tyler Stoneham ], Rene Auberjonois [ Prof. Harry Papazian ], Karen Grassle [ Christine Stoneham ], Herbert Edelman [ Max Hellinger ], Tom Hallick [ Vice Chancellor Simon ], Scott Jacoby [ Danny Young ], Alexander Folk [ Hargrove ], Jennifer Holmes [ Regan Miller ], Alexander Hendeloff [ Raymond Parnell ], Brenda Thomson [ Pianist ], Paris Vaughn [ Pauline ], William Hubbard Knight [ Lt. Perkins ], Hope Haves [ Young Woman ], Stephen Swofford [ Templeton ]
Three bright young college graduate students find themselves immersed in plagiarism, intrigue, and murder as Jessica narrates her latest novel.
b: 8 Feb 87 pc: 62122 w: Gerald K. Siegel, Peter S. Fischer s: Arthur Marks d: Nick Habinga
"The Bottom Line Is Murder"
Robert F. Lyons [ Steve Honig ], Judith Chapman [ Jayne Honig ], Morgan Stevens [ Robert Warren ], Adrienne Barbeau [ Lynnette Bryant ], Joe Santos [ Joe Rinaldi ], Barry Corbin [ Lt.Lou Flannigan ], Brian Matthews [ Ryan Monroe ], Rod McCary [ Kenneth Chambers ], Pat Klous [ Clare ], George Takei [ Bert Tanaka ], Paul Tompkins [ Reporter ], William Ian Gamble [ Security Guard ], Mark Phelan [ Uniformed Cop ]
In order to help a friend who's been arrested for murder, Jessica investigates behind the scenes at a consumer activist show.
b: 15 Feb 87 pc: 62110 w: Steven Long Mitchell, Craig W. Van Sickle d: Anthony Shaw
"Death Takes a Dive"
Ernest Borgnine [ Cosmo Ponzini ], John Amos [ Doc Penrose ], LeVar Burton [ Dave Robinson ], Bradford Dillman [ Dennis McConnell ], Adam West [ Wade Talmadge ], Caren Kaye [ Mrs. Talmadge ], Michael McGrady [ Sean ], Lynne Moody [ Pam ], Harold Sylvester [ Blaster Boyle ], Ray Giradin [ Lt. Casey ], Bill Capizzi [ Doorman ], Richard Balin [ Commentator ], Marcia Moran [ Waitress ], Richard Bravo [ Sanchez ]
Jessica enters the world of boxing in order to help her friend Harry, who is arrested for the murder of a devious boxing manager.
b: 22 Feb 87 pc: 62112 w: Peter S. Fischer d: Seymour Robbie
"Simon Says, Color Me Dead"
Foster Brooks [ Simon Thane ], Tess Harper [ Irene Rutledge ], Diane Baker [ Eleanor Thane ], Steve Inwood [ Cash Logan ], Dick Sargent [ George Selby ], Ann Dusenberry [ Carol Selby ], Leonard Frey [ Felix Casslaw ], Chris Hebert [ Tommy Rutledge ], Philip Clark [ Deputy Collins ], Darryl Wood [ Martha Summers ]
An artist is murdered and his prized painting is missing.
b: 1 Mar 87 pc: 62123 w: Robert E. Swanson d: Walter Grauman
"No Laughing Murder"
Buddy Hackett [ Murray Gruen ], Steve Lawrence [ Mack Howard ], George Clooney [ Kip Howard ], Beth Windsor [ Corrie Gruen ], George Furth [ Farley Pressman ], David Knell [ Wylie B. Ledbetter ], Sheree North [ Norma Lewis ], Arte Johnson [ Phil Rinker ], Pat Crowley [ Trudy Howard ], Pat Delany [ Ms. Kline ], Alice Nunn [ Henrietta ], Richardson Morse [ Dr. Worth ], Daniel Chodos [ Al ], Paul Ganus [ P.A ]
aka: "No Laughing Matter"
Jessica tries to resolve a feud between two famous stand-up comedians, but murder takes center stage.
b: 15 Mar 87 pc: 62113 w: Tom Sawyer d: Walter Grauman
"No Accounting for Murder"
James Noble [ Paul Carlisle ], Barney Martin [ Lt.Timothy Hanratty ], Geoffrey Lewis [ Lester Grinshaw ], Ron Masak [ Marty Giles ], Patricia McCormack [ Lana Whitman ], Michael Tolan [ Ralph Whitman ], Kate Vernon [ Connie Norton ], Dorothy Lamour [ Sophie Ellis ], Thom McFadden [ Harry Caldwell ], Paul Comi [ Phantom ], Peggy Doyle [ Edna ], Charles Walker [ Sergeant ], Michael J. London [ Seller ]
Grady Fletcher is in big trouble when his boss, a specialist in tax shelters, is found dead and he is the main suspect.
b: 22 Mar 87 pc: 62117 w: Gerald K. Siegel d: Peter Crane
"The Cemetery Vote"
Ed Lauter [ Sheriff Orville Yates ], Ellen Bry [ Linda Stevens ], Jeff Yagher [ Deputy Wayne Beeler ], Bruce Davison [ David Carroll ], Marie Windsor [ Kate ], Mitchell Ryan [ Capt. Ernest Lenko ], Charlene Tilton [ Cindy March ], Joseph Campanella [ George McDaniel ], John McLiam [ Harry Stevens ], Katherine DeHetre [ Rita ], Dick Balduzzi [ Gil Stokes ], Zale Kessler [ Coroner ], Neal Penso [ 1st Paramedic ]
First, the reform mayor dies in an "accident" and then the mayor's father is murdered after he demands an investigation of the "accident".
b: 5 Apr 87 pc: 62116 w: Robert Van Scoyck d: Seymour Robbie
"The Days Dwindle Down"
Jeffrey Lynn [ Sam Wilson ], Martha Scott [ Georgia Wilson ], Art Hindle [ Rod Wilson ], Richard Beymer [ Sidney Jarvis ], Harry Morgan [ Webb ], Susan Strasberg [ Dorothy Harne-Davis ], June Havoc [ Thelma Vante ], Gloria Stuart [ Edna Jarvis ], Debbie Zipp [ Terry ], Tom Dreesen [ Peabody ], Emory Bass [ Manager ], Russ Marin [ Lt.Sharp ], Mark Pilon [ Male Secretary ], Cynthia Leighton [ Secretary ], Martitia Palmer [ Nurse ]
Jessica investigates the case of a man recently released after a 30-year prison term for the murder of his employer.
b: 19 Apr 87 pc: 62124 w: Philip Gerson d: Michael Lynch
"Murder She Spoke"
William Atherton [ Greg Dalton ], Charlie Daniels [ Stoney Carmichael ], Michael Callan [ Carl Anglin ], Frederic Lehne [ Al Parker ], Constance Towers [ Margaret Whitworth ], Patrick Wayne [ Randy Whitworth ], Wendy Philips [ Nancy Dalton ], G.W. Bailey [ Lieutenant Faraday ], Michael Cole [ Earl Tuchman ], Mark Neeley [ Sergeant ], Trish Garland [ Secretary ], Austin Kelly [ Cabbie ], Jonna Lee [ Cheryl ]
During a short black-out in the studio where Jessica is recording a book for the blind, the studio co-owner is murdered.
b: 10 May 87 pc: 62109 w: Si Ross d: Anthony Shaw