The Best Episodes of Murder, She Wrote

Curse of the Daanau

#1 - Curse of the Daanau 8.55

Season 4 - Episode 14

Seth's family is touched by an ancient curse attached to the history of a ruby.

Directors: Walter Grauman
The Skinny According to Nick Cullhane

#2 - The Skinny According to Nick Cullhane 8.50

Season 7 - Episode 22

The brewery family is angry when they find out the writer acting as spokesperson for them has written an expose.

Directors: Walter Grauman
The Szechuan Dragon

#3 - The Szechuan Dragon 8.50

Season 6 - Episode 21

Grady and his pregnant wife are tending Jessica's house in her absence when an old seaman is killed in her front room.

Directors: Kevin G. Cremin
The Mole

#4 - The Mole 8.47

Season 9 - Episode 3

Jessica is mistaken for someone else and kidnapped at the airport. When the woman she is mistaken for is killed, Jessica finds the murderer.

Directors: Peter Salim
Ballad for a Blue Lady

#5 - Ballad for a Blue Lady 8.43

Season 7 - Episode 9

Jimmy Dean plays a country-music star who's the victim in this story.

Directors: Jerry Jameson
If the Shoe Fits

#6 - If the Shoe Fits 8.41

Season 6 - Episode 13

A single mother is accused of killing the landlord that is always harassing her.

Directors: Anthony Pullen Shaw
To Kill a Legend

#7 - To Kill a Legend 8.40

Season 11 - Episode 3

The discovery of an old document may make Cabot Cove rewrite its history.

Directors: Anthony Pullen Shaw
A Murderous Muse

#8 - A Murderous Muse 8.33

Season 10 - Episode 20

The strict mentor of a piano prodigy is found dead.

Directors: Anthony Pullen Shaw
Murder in F Sharp

#9 - Murder in F Sharp 8.33

Season 7 - Episode 10

Jessica plays a tape sent to her by Dennis. Bad luck follows a famous concert pianist as he burns his hands and then loses his wife.

Directors: Kevin G. Cremin
The Dream Team

#10 - The Dream Team 8.33

Season 11 - Episode 18

The townspeople are concerned about a massive development on their shore and it is further complicated for Jessica since the firm employs her nephew, Grady.

Directors: Anthony Pullen Shaw
The Prodigal Father

#11 - The Prodigal Father 8.33

Season 7 - Episode 17

A bank robber, long thought dead, returns to see his daughter and face the wrath of the townspeople.

Directors: Anthony Pullen Shaw
The Sins of Castle Cove

#12 - The Sins of Castle Cove 8.31

Season 5 - Episode 17

A red hot novel, written by a former Fletcher student, seems to expose the small town's secrets and inspires murder. Julie Adams, Gloria DeHaven, Kathryn Grayson and Ruth Roman appear again as the local gossips.

Directors: John Llewellyn Moxey
Class Act

#13 - Class Act 8.29

Season 6 - Episode 10

A homicide detective is farmed out to teach a class. His opening speech reduces his class to two. Together they work on a special 'closed' case as their term project.

Directors: Allen Reisner
Jack and Bill

#14 - Jack and Bill 8.27

Season 6 - Episode 5

A former athlete cares for a friend's dog and, after his friend is murdered, finds the dog is a target.

Directors: Chuck Bowman
Double Exposure

#15 - Double Exposure 8.21

Season 5 - Episode 19

In a strange case, Jessica bumps into an old friend who is supposed to be dead. His widow insists he is dead and Jessica hires Harry McGraw to investigate.

Directors: Anthony Pullen Shaw
Sing a Song of Murder

#16 - Sing a Song of Murder 8.21

Season 2 - Episode 5

When cousin Emma's life is threatened, she plays dead and Jessica is summoned to London as the heir to the estate.

Directors: John Llewellyn Moxey
Tough Guys Don't Die

#17 - Tough Guys Don't Die 8.20

Season 1 - Episode 16

Jessica meets Harry McGraw and they figure out which one of three cases may contain the motive for the death of a private detective. One dates back 25 years.

Directors: Seymour Robbie
Shear Madness

#18 - Shear Madness 8.20

Season 6 - Episode 20

Jessica's cousin is left waiting at the church when her fiancée is murdered in a similar fashion to a murder 15 years ago for which her brother was blamed.

Directors: Walter Grauman
Murder, Plain & Simple

#19 - Murder, Plain & Simple 8.17

Season 7 - Episode 20

When Jessica visits the Amish to buy a quilt, she finds they are not immune to murder.

Directors: Vincent McEveety
A Killing in Vegas

#20 - A Killing in Vegas 8.15

Season 8 - Episode 8

Jessica stakes her life on slim odds when she investigates a murder.

Directors: Anthony Pullen Shaw
Portrait of Death

#21 - Portrait of Death 8.13

Season 10 - Episode 13

A piece of sculpture does double duty as a murder weapon.

Directors: Vincent McEveety
Tinker, Tailor, Liar, Thief

#22 - Tinker, Tailor, Liar, Thief 8.12

Season 8 - Episode 15

No one wants to believe that Jessica found a body in her hotel suite in London and they don't want her to believe it, either.

Directors: Peter Salim
Murder Takes the Bus

#23 - Murder Takes the Bus 8.10

Season 1 - Episode 19

Bus trips are not always as relaxing as they should be. In this case, one passenger had a one-way ticket.

Directors: Charles S. Dubin
Town Father

#24 - Town Father 8.10

Season 6 - Episode 11

The town gets a shock when bachelor Mayor Sam is confronted on the speaker's platform by a young woman claiming he is the father of her five children. Julie Adams, Gloria De Haven, Kathryn Grayson and Ruth Roman return as gossips Eve, Phyllis, Idal and Loretta.

Directors: John Llewellyn Moxey
Where Have You Gone, Billy Boy?

#25 - Where Have You Gone, Billy Boy? 8.10

Season 7 - Episode 18

A locked room mystery with the missing ventriloquist's dummy found with the Club owner's corpse.

Directors: John Llewellyn Moxey