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Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  9 May 2003 (USA)
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Jessica Fletcher is off to solve another murder mystery, this time in Ireland.

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Jessica Fletcher travels to Ireland, where she attends the reading of an old acquaintance's will. The will contains the clues to finding a secret treasure, one that will require an already strained family to work together in order to solve the mystery. Written by T.J. Magwire

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Arabesque: Le fils perdu  »

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The way the testament was made was taken from The Last Gentleman (1934). See more »

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While the film is set in Ireland, the Garda (police) cars have Northern Irish registration plates (PIB XXX). See more »

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Dedicated to the memory of Peter Shaw. See more »

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Follows Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (2000) See more »

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The last 'Murder She Wrote' feature length TV Movie. *** out of *****
27 February 2010 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

After MURDER SHE WROTE - The Series, Finished in 1996 after 12 Years and nearly 300 Episodes, Angela Lansbury returned in 4 Murder She Wrote TVMs, with THE CELTIC RIDDLE being the last.

This time around Jessica Fletcher (Angela Lansbury) is solving another mystery - this time in the picturesque surroundings of Ireland, Where she has been invited to attend an old acquaintance's recorded last Will & Testament, Where each family member (who are really unlikeable and don't get on at all) along with Jessica are given clues, which supposedly are used to uncover a secret treasure, and as this is Murder She Wrote, a dead body falls at JB's feet within a matter of minutes so Jessica as always investigates.

Not bad, But I can't help but feel that this is a 60 Minute TV episode stretched out to feature length with a lot of padding along with some very shaky Irish accents but nevertheless it's enjoyable enough with another great performance from Lansbury.

*** out of *****


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