After dating hot doctor Ben, cued by Cassie, mystery woman sets out to discover in a tiny town her birth mother trough Victor Short, the diner-managing adopted son the the doc who arranged ... See full summary »
After dating hot doctor Ben, cued by Cassie, mystery woman sets out to discover in a tiny town her birth mother trough Victor Short, the diner-managing adopted son the the doc who arranged many more adoptions. She finds her and her husband, Mark McPhillips, murder suspects. Back home, the arrival of an undercover secret agent requires unorthodox help from his retired colleague Philby. Written by
"Mystery Woman: At First Sight" is another entry into the Hallmark series. Kudos to director Kellie Martin on this one - there wasn't an establishing shot of the bookstore every 30 seconds.
In this episode, Samantha Kinsey finds her birth mother Hannah (Kathryn Harrold) - just as the woman is about to be arrested for murder. A man is dead in her living room. Without revealing to her half-sister (Christine Lakin) or Hannah's husband (John Aprea) who she is, Sam sets out to help clear Hannah of the murder charges. Meanwhile, back home, Philby (Clarence Williams III) is having his own problems.
The comments on this site were interesting in that some people expressed disappointment in this episode. I'm not sure why - it was just as slow-moving and pedestrian as the rest of them. It was a kick to see Michael Cole and Clarence Williams III, two of the "Mod Squad" members reunited, but despite Philby telling Cole he looked good, he didn't.
And that's the reason I watch "Mystery Woman" when I see it's on - sometimes it features some baby boomer stars, and I also like Kellie Martin. This series, like Jane Doe and McMartin, is okay, but that's about it.
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