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1. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,049

2. Centennial (1978 TV Mini-Series)

1,256 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad

Votes: 2,199

3. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: The Corpse Flew First Class (1987)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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While on a flight to London, a wealthy woman's chauffeur dies suddenly, and when the priceless necklace he was carrying turns up missing, it becomes a case of murder.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Mary Jo Catlett, Robin Dearden, Pat Harrington Jr.

Votes: 136

4. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Who Killed J.B. Fletcher? (1991)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A fan, posing as Jessica, is arrested and later murdered.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Max Baer Jr., Janet Blair, Betty Garrett

Votes: 117

5. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, John DeVaut, Esmond Knight

Votes: 8

6. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall: Part 1 (1989)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A rival mystery writer arrives at Jessica's door with not-so-friendly intentions.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Richard Anderson, Shelley Fabares, David Hedison

Votes: 114

7. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Mr. Penroy's Vacation (1988)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Jessica is perplexed by the murder of an elderly man as suspicion points to the two simple-minded spinster sisters he was living with.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Norman Alden, Candice Azzara, Don Calfa

Votes: 129

8. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Murder Takes the Bus (1985)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Jessica and a slew of passengers are forced to take refuge from a storm at a remote diner when one of the passengers is found stabbed in his seat on a bus to Boston.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Linda Blair, Tom Bosley, Michael Constantine

Votes: 237

9. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: The Days Dwindle Down (1987)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Jessica investigates the possibility that a recent parolee went to jail for a crime he didn't commit.

Director: Michael J. Lynch | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Richard Beymer, June Havoc, Art Hindle

Votes: 138

10. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Trial by Error (1986)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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It's a bad day for the jurors when Jessica is the foreperson of the jury hearing the case of a man claiming self-defense in the death of an enraged husband.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Angela Lansbury, David Ackroyd, Tony Bill, Virginia Capers

Votes: 160

11. Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Biography of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who forged a new role for herself in the years after her husband's death.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Jean Stapleton, Kabir Bedi, Coral Browne, Dorothy Dells

Votes: 90

12. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: If It's Thursday, It Must Be Beverly (1987)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A handyman who has been paying attention to more than the houses of various Cabot Cove ladies needs Jessica's help when he becomes the prime suspect in a murder.

Director: Peter Crane | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Julie Adams, Tom Bosley, Antoinette Bower

Votes: 129

13. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Nan's Ghost: Part 1 (1995)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A haunted spirit and antique smugglers are just a few challenges Jessica faces on her Irish vacation.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Leslie Bevis, Edita Brychta, Mark Lindsay Chapman

Votes: 86

14. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: The Return of Preston Giles (1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Out on parole, Jessica's former publisher tries to woo her back into the fold.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Lois Chiles, George Coe, Arlene Golonka

Votes: 90

15. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: The Sins of Castle Cove (1989)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A vindictive, tell-all work of fiction mirroring Cabot Cove sends the townspeople into an uproar, and when a murder occurs following the plot of the book it's up to Jessica to separate fact from fiction.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Julie Adams, Luke Askew, Frederick Coffin

Votes: 119

16. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: When Thieves Fall Out (1987)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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When a prisoner is released from jail after serving 20 years, he returns to Cabot Cove to prove he was wrongly convicted.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Tom Bosley, John Glover, Michael Lembeck

Votes: 104

17. Nero Wolfe (1981– )
Episode: Gambit (1981)

Drama, Mystery

8.3
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During WWII, Nero Wolfe (code name Butterfly) was in charge of an intelligence unit. Now, one members of that unit who betrayed them to the enemy, was convicted and sent prison to for 20 years is out and seeking revenge on "Butterfly".

Director: George McCowan | Stars: William Conrad, Lee Horsley, George Voskovec, Robert Coote

Votes: 6

18. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Keep the Home Fries Burning (1986)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Poisoned strawberry preserves served at the Joshua Peabody Inn result in murder.

Director: Peter Crane | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Sharon Acker, Norman Alden, Orson Bean

Votes: 148

19. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall: Part 2 (1989)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Cabot Cove is abuzz when Eudora McVeigh is determined to fill Jessica's role in solving a local murder.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Richard Anderson, Shelley Fabares, David Hedison

Votes: 101

20. Centennial (1978–1979)
Episode: Only the Rocks Live Forever (1978)

144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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In 1756, a young Arapahoe child learns his father has been killed in battle and is taught the lesson that 'only rocks live forever'. The child is called Lame Beaver. 1795, a French-Canadian... See full summary »

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: James A. Michener, Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain

Votes: 51

21. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Prediction: Murder (1989)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Lee Goddard successfully coaxed Jessica to join him at his ranch in Arizona after the harrowing events of the previous episode, but intrigue and murder follow them there when a mysterious psychic joins them.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Melody Anderson, David Birney, Michael Parks

Votes: 105

22. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (1989)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Grady's wedding day arrives, and so does an unpleasant fate for the shrewish housekeeper of his prospective father-in-law's estate.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Patricia Barry, Ray Buktenica, Conchata Ferrell

Votes: 120

23. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Sticks and Stones (1985)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Cabot Cove is flooded with poison pen letters which proves hard for the town to handle as Amos prepares to hand the reins over to a new sheriff.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Angela Lansbury, John Astin, Paul Benedict, Tom Bosley

Votes: 132

24. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: If the Shoe Fits (1990)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A womanizing Cabot Cove landlord is found murdered and Jessica must prove the innocence of a young boy's mother who is accused of the crime.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Jonathan Brandis, Bruce Glover, Bridget Hanley

Votes: 96

25. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Moving Violation (1991)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Sheriff Metzer defies political pressure and arrests an ambassador's son for various charges. Later, the son is found dead and Metzger finds himself charged with murder.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Susan Clark, Jack Colvin, Robert Ginty

Votes: 84

26. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Reflections of the Mind (1985)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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When a phone call from Francesca's supposedly dead first husband precedes a fatal incident, Jessica must unravel the truth from hysteria to find a killer.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Ann Blyth, Wings Hauser, Steven Keats

Votes: 142

27. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: The Big Show of 1965 (1990)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Murder occurs at the reunion of a variety show, site of a similar crime 25 years earlier.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Michael Cole, Anne Francis, Elaine Joyce

Votes: 83

28. Centennial (1978–1979)
Episode: The Longhorns (1978)

98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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John Skimmerhorn hires R.J. Poteet to lead the difficult cattle drive from Texas to Colorado on behalf of Oliver Seccombe and the Venneford Ranch. Sixteen-year-old Jim Lloyd joins the drive... See full summary »

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: William Atherton, Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain

Votes: 37

29. Centennial (1978–1979)
Episode: The Massacre (1978)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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As the Civil War is fought between the North and South, militia colonel Frank Skimmerhorn arrives in Colorado on a mission to wipe out the Indians. Major Mercy struggles to keep the peace ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: William Atherton, Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain

Votes: 37

30. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: The Witch's Curse (1992)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Cabot Cove suspects a woman playing a witch in a community play is the real thing.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Angela Lansbury, David Ackroyd, Julie Adams, Mary Crosby

Votes: 92

31. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Town Father (1989)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Scandal abounds during election time in Cabot Cove when the Mayor is reputed to have a secret wife who comes to confront him with murderous results.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Julie Adams, Orson Bean, John Considine

Votes: 99

32. Sleuth (1972)

PG | 138 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

8.1
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A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Alec Cawthorne, John Matthews

Votes: 37,086

33. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: A Body to Die For (1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The owner of a new, hot fitness club in Cabot Cove has secrets that lead to murder.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Julie Adams, Jason Beghe, Joe Dorsey

Votes: 85

34. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: A Lady in the Lake (1985)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica spends a little time at a lakeside inn where she witnesses what appears to be a struggle and a woman falling into the lake.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, John Astin, Susan Blanchard, Tom Bosley

Votes: 143

35. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Bite the Big Apple (1991)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica takes a teaching position in New York, gets an apartment and finds its previous tenant murdered.

Director: David Moessinger | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Jay Acovone, Julie Adams, Rebeccah Bush

Votes: 85

36. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Danse Diabolique (1992)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica unravels the death of a ballerina after she dances a ballet that has killed everyone who has tried it.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Marisa Berenson, Ernie Lively, Stephen Nichols

Votes: 93

37. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Family Doctor (1991)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A quiet dinner out for Seth and Jessica ends abruptly when he is forced to care for an injured Mafia kingpin. Will Seth and Jessica survive?

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Tige Andrews, Cynthia Bain, David Ciminello

Votes: 75

38. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Lone Witness (1993)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica helps solve a murder when the only witness, a local delivery boy she has befriended, becomes the prime suspect.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Neil Patrick Harris, Beth Howland, Laurence Luckinbill

Votes: 89

39. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Love & Hate in Cabot Cove (1993)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica returns to Cabot Cove to discover why her accountant is not paying her bills.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Richard Beymer, Matthew Flint, Wings Hauser

Votes: 72

40. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Nan's Ghost: Part 2 (1995)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica is trapped in the dungeon of an ancient Irish castle, but uses her ingenuity to get rescued and find the treasure and a murderer.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Leslie Bevis, Edita Brychta, Mark Lindsay Chapman

Votes: 75

41. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Old Habits Die Hard (1987)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica visits a convent to see a former sorority sister and winds up searching for a nun's killer.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Eileen Brennan, Cindy Fisher, Clu Gulager

Votes: 98

42. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: The Last Flight of the Dixie Damsel (1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica is summoned to California where a recently recovered Air Force plane could pin a decades-old murder on her dead husband Frank.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Michael Ansara, Jane Greer, Clifton James

Votes: 123

43. Centennial (1978–1979)
Episode: The Wagon and the Elephant (1978)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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While Alexander McKeag and Clay Basket decide to make a life for themselves, following the death of Pasquinel, with McKeag taking the young daughter as his own, across the country in ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: William Atherton, Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain

Votes: 35

44. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Who Threw the Barbitals in Mrs. Fletcher's Chowder? (1988)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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When Amos' sister & her in-laws descend upon Cabot Cove, Jessica hosts a dinner party with homicidal results, leaving the finger pointing at the Sheriff's sister.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Tom Bosley, Colleen Camp, Henry Gibson

Votes: 116

45. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Witness for the Defense (1987)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Jessica goes to Quebec to testify at the trial of a friend who is accused of killing his wife and burning his house.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Christopher Allport, Richard Cox, Stefan Gierasch

Votes: 100

46. The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1985 TV Special)

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Add a Plot

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: John Addison, Harry Anderson, Bea Arthur, Karen Arthur

Votes: 5

47. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: A Christmas Secret (1992)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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The future son-in-law of a prominent Cabot Cove family is suspected in a shooting.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Diane Baker, Corinne Bohrer, Amy Brenneman

Votes: 84

48. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Crossed Up (1987)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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The phone wires get crossed during a storm and Jessica can't convince anyone that what she heard was really a murder plot.

Director: David Hemmings | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Tom Bosley, Colleen Camp, Tony Dow

Votes: 113

49. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Dead Letter (1989)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Jessica's acquisition of an old bureau at a rummage sale unleashes a chain of events that leads to the death of a local volunteer fireman in a furniture store.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Susan Anspach, Rosemary DeCamp, Peter Fox

Votes: 98

50. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: Deadly Misunderstanding (1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Jessica tries to exonerate a temporary employee accused of her husband's murder.

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Lisa Cutter, Joe Dorsey, Geoffrey Lewis

Votes: 78