Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.
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Won 6 Golden Globes. Another 26 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

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Former high school English teacher and famed mystery writer Jessica Fletcher has a gift for solving mysteries. You see, it seems murder follows her around, whether it be to the houses of her seemingly endless number of friends, nieces, and nephews, or right in her hometown of Cabot Cove, Maine. Jessica is sometimes assisted by her friend Dr. Seth Hazlitt or the local sheriff, Amos Tupper and Tupper's successor, Mort Metzger, a former New York City cop. Sometimes, later in the series, Jessica would only serve as narrator. In later seasons, Jessica moved to Manhattan to teach criminology at fictional Manhattan University. Written by Mike Hatchett <hatchetts13@webtv.net>

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Tonight on Murder She Wrote

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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30 September 1984 (USA)  »

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La reportera del crimen  »

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Grady moved in with Jessica and her husband Frank after Grady's parents, Frank's brother and his wife, were killed in an automobile accident. See more »

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[repeated line]
Jessica Fletcher: That's odd.
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Referenced in The Cleveland Show: Die Semi-Hard (2011) See more »

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Entertaining

Murder She Wrote is a very suspenseful and entertaining show. Angela Lansbury is a wonderful actress and i wish that she would do television again. This show will be missed and i hope they keep on playing the re-runs...if you like this show then i think you should read Dame Agatha Christies books...which some of the episodes were based on.


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