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Murder, She Wrote: Powder Keg

While on their way home from a literary conference, Jessica and her friend Ames Caulfield have to stay at an inn in a small town when their car breaks down. Upon checking in, Ames is in for a surprise when he discovers that the innkeeper, Cassie Burns, was a former student of his and that her son Matthew is playing in a band at a nearby bar. After getting embarrassed by the brother of a waitress he is interested in, Matthew becomes the prime suspect in the brother’s murder when he is found stabbed to death. Before the town’s residents take matters into their own hands, Jessica has to work with the local sheriff to prove that Matthew is innocent. Through the course of their investigation, Jessica uncovers a shocking secret involving Ames and Cassie and their past together.

Episode Info


Episode number: 2x15
Production Number: 60326
Airdate: Sunday February 09th, 1986



Guest Stars
Larry WilcoxLarry Wilcox
As Andy Crane
Recurring
Brian L. GreenBrian L. Green
As Matt Burns
Cindy FisherCindy Fisher
As Linda Bonner
Craig Stevens (1)Craig Stevens (1)
As Ames Caufield
Dorian HarewoodDorian Harewood
As Sheriff Claudell Cox
Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
As Billy Willetts
Pat CorleyPat Corley
As Frank Kelso
W.K. StrattonW.K. Stratton
As Deputy Morgan
Main Cast
Angela LansburyAngela Lansbury
As Jessica Fletcher
Other Episode Crew

CreatorPeter S. Fischer  |  Richard Levinson  |  William Link
 
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