Jessica accepts an invitation from Caroline drama playwright Eugene McClenden to read his new play at his estate, where potential production key people gather. All become suspects. A shot is heard at night and Eugene found holding the smoking gun which killed producer Jonathan. Savannah PD homicide captain Walker Thorn, whose family was swindled out of the estate, investigates (but so does Jessica), and there is another crime. Written by
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This marks Rene Auberjonois' second appearance in Murder She Wrote. His first go around was in the stand-alone episode Murder in a Minor Key (Season 3, Episode 14) See more
Toward the finale, Jessica is wearing a dark dress with earrings and pearls. She goes into the kitchen, and the pearls are gone, she is bare necked. A few moments later, she is in the living room and wearing the pearls again. See more
References Cat on a Hot Tin Roof