Diagnosis Murder: Season 3, Episode 16

Murder by the Book (19 Apr. 1996)

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At the L.A. book signing session for "Munchies, Snacks and Spreads", which Mark mistook for a cookbook but is actually a spicy true sex for money story which names the real people, someone ... See full summary »

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Rick Dees ...
Himself
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Dr. Bannerman
Cyndi Pass ...
Shauna Teague
Tony Pierce ...
Thomas L. Pitt
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Melissa Farnes (as Jeri Lynn Ryan)
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Carrie
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Janet Block
Bea Pompa ...
Maid (as Beatie Pompa)
Michael Kagan ...
Earl Slybotsky
Lee Newman ...
Swarthy Man
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At the L.A. book signing session for "Munchies, Snacks and Spreads", which Mark mistook for a cookbook but is actually a spicy true sex for money story which names the real people, someone writes a death threat in the copy Mark picks up to have signed anyway by former neighborhood kid Melissa Farnes, one of the three co-authors with call girls Shauna Teague and Carrie. Their pushy agent Janet Block refuses to call the 21 city book signing tour off as the extra publicity makes the book a bestseller. Melissa asks to talk to Mark; Jesse who knew what he wanted signed (none of the 86 stories are alike, that interests even Norman and hypocritical Amanda) is not allowed to join the beach house lunch. Then Shauna doesn't turn up for a radio show, but is heard on the phone in a crazed kidnapper's power, who shoots; she remains missing, her car is found in Santa Monica. Carrie is tricked in her hotel room by the killer with a fake police idea and made to ask Melissa to come there alone. A maid... Written by KGF Vissers

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