Jessica visits Denver for a TV book review program at KBLR, where her friend Dr. Jayne's husband Steve Honig produces arrogant Kenneth Chambers's program The Bottom Line, which exposes faulty products, or when he has his way picks his victim and even doctors the story unethically, while grossly abusing all staff. Janitor Bert Tanaka finds Chambers shot twice in his office chair shortly after he unjustly fired production assistant Ryan Monroe. DPD Lieutenant Lou Flannigan, who was Chambers's unofficial police consultant, lets Jessica 'observe'. The murder weapon is found in Steve's car. Jessica considers motives from ambition among station staff, as many get a better job and Kenneth was considering to leave everyone behind for a bigger one, and toy producer Joe Rinaldi, against whom Kenneth prepared a show, the tapes of which seem missing but are found in his safe with cash and other 'evidence' he used to extort Rinaldi and others potential show targets, but is puzzled by Chambers's ... Written by
Did You Know?
This is the second appearance of Adrienne Barbeau. Her first outing on MSW was in 1985, season 2, episode 9: Jessica Behind Bars. Ms Barbeau portrayed a loud & brash inmate who wanted to bust some heads and start a prison riot. See more
Denver Police Lt. Flannigan makes mention of the news catch-phrase "Film at 11". Denver is on Mountain Time, so he should have said "Film at 10". See more
[to the murderer
Is that your solution? To kill me?