Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
28 Sep. 1986Death Stalks the Big Top: Part 1
When Jessica's niece receives a silver Leprechaun from someone who has been presumed dead for years, Jessica decides to hunt down the mysterious gift giver from beyond the grave.
5 Oct. 1986Death Stalks the Big Top: Part 2
One murder leads to another as Jessica finds herself chasing down false alibis and the employees of a rival circus.
12 Oct. 1986Unfinished Business
A retired policeman decides to re-examine an old case and returns to the lakeside cabins where the murder occurred, gathering all the old suspects together.
19 Oct. 1986One White Rose for Death
While attending a concert in Washington, D.C., Jessica gets involved with two East German defectors and a murder.
2 Nov. 1986Corned Beef and Carnage
Jessica gets involved when her niece Victoria is believed to be connected to the murder of her lecherous boss.
9 Nov. 1986Dead Man's Gold
A group of young treasure hunters come to Cabot Cove looking for sunken treasure and one of them ends up dead.
16 Nov. 1986Deadline for Murder
A veteran reporter who suffered a heart attack says his best medicine would be the removal of his publisher. Jessica gets involved after the man ends up dead.
23 Nov. 1986Magnum on Ice
Jessica comes to the assistance of Magnum when he's framed for two murders that occurred during her vacation in Hawaii in Magnum, P.I.: Novel Connection (1986).
7 Dec. 1986Obituary for a Dead Anchor
When an obnoxious out-of-town TV personality is murdered, it's up to Jessica to figure out the killer.
14 Dec. 1986Stage Struck
The murder of the leading lady's understudy disrupts a play starring two previously married actors.
4 Jan. 1987Night of the Headless Horseman
Jessica is in the wrong place at the right time to help her friend Dorian Beecher when he is accused of a murder he didn't commit.
18 Jan. 1987The Corpse Flew First Class
While on a flight to London, a wealthy woman's chauffeur dies suddenly, and when the priceless necklace he was carrying turns up missing, it becomes a case of murder.
1 Feb. 1987Crossed Up
The phone wires get crossed during a storm and Jessica can't convince anyone that what she heard was really a murder plot.
8 Feb. 1987Murder in a Minor Key
Jessica tells the story of her new novel about a composer accused of killing the professor who plagiarized his music.
15 Feb. 1987The Bottom Line Is Murder
A lying TV consumer advocate is killed and suspicion lands on one of the clients whose products he maligned.
22 Feb. 1987Death Takes a Dive
Jessica visits her old friend Harry McGraw in Boston who has become wrangled in the high stakes game of boxing.
1 Mar. 1987Simon Says, Color Me Dead
Jessica investigates when an artist is murdered and his prized painting is missing.
15 Mar. 1987No Laughing Murder
Someone is found dead after the engagement party for the offspring of two estranged comics.
22 Mar. 1987No Accounting for Murder
Grady Fletcher is in big trouble again when his boss is found dead and he is the main suspect.
5 Apr. 1987The Cemetery Vote
The reform mayor dies in a so called "accident" and the mayor's father is murdered after he demands an investigation of it.
19 Apr. 1987The Days Dwindle Down
Jessica investigates the possibility that a recent parolee went to jail for a crime he didn't commit.