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Murder, She Wrote: Stage Struck

When Jessica returns to a small New England town for a revival of a play she and Frank were in years before, she gets caught up with a murder investigation when the understudy of one the stars dies during the opening night performance. As she helps the local police chief, they try to find out who associated with the play wanted the woman dead, Jessica discovers that it has to do with why the star of the original production decided to take time off at the height of her career 30 years before.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x10
Production Number: 62115
Airdate: Sunday December 14th, 1986

Director: Walter Grauman
Writer: Philip Gerson

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Guest Stars
Christopher Norris (1)Christopher Norris (1)
As Pru Mattson
Don MostDon Most
As T.J. Holt
Edward MulhareEdward Mulhare
As Julian Lord
John SchuckJohn Schuck
As Chief Merton P. Drock
Shea FarrellShea Farrell
As Larry Matthews
Ann TurkelAnn Turkel
As Barbara Bennington
Bob HastingsBob Hastings
As Eddie Bender
Dan ODan O'Herlihy
As Alexander Preston
Eleanor ParkerEleanor Parker
As Maggie Tarrow
John PleshetteJohn Pleshette
As Nicky Saperstein
Richard Hoyt MillerRichard Hoyt Miller
As Young Reporter
Weldon Boyce BleilerWeldon Boyce Bleiler
As Young Doctor
Main Cast
Angela LansburyAngela Lansbury
As Jessica Fletcher
Other Episode Crew

CreatorPeter S. Fischer  |  Richard Levinson  |  William Link
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