Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
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A Lady in the Lake 

Jessica spends a little time at a lakeside inn where she witnesses what appears to be a struggle and a woman falling into the lake.

Director:

Walter Grauman

Writers:

Peter S. Fischer (created by), Richard Levinson (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Angela Lansbury ... Jessica Fletcher
John Astin ... Harry Pierce
Susan Blanchard ... Carolyn Hester Crane
Tom Bosley ... Sheriff Amos Tupper
William Christopher ... Burton Hollis
Charles Frank ... Kyle Jordan
Laurence Luckinbill ... Howard Crane
Lee Meriwether ... Grace Overholtz
Lee Purcell ... Joanna Benson
Charles Taylor Charles Taylor ... Jack Turney
Lauren Tewes ... Betty Jordan
William Windom ... Dr. Seth Hazlitt
Johnny Crawford ... Noah Paisley
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Storyline

Jessica's fellow guests at a remote inn include an obsessive birdwatcher, an enthusiastic nature lover who likes to streak through the woods, a rich jerk and his shy wife, and a devoted fisherman whose wife doesn't sit home waiting for him. When Jessica sees one guest push another into the lake, she's determined to understand what happened and why. Written by mama.sylvia

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor) (as Technicolor®)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Jessica gets out of the back of the police car on her own. You can't open the back door of a police car from the inside. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Harry Pierce: When you told me you were writing a book called "Murder at the Inn", I knew this place would be perfect. Did I mention that Edgar Allan Poe stayed here?
Jessica Fletcher: Harry, this place can't be more than 10 years old.
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Murder She Wrote Theme
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Not Lake Superior
31 May 2019 | by lmccullmavSee all my reviews

Sheriff Tupper said the lake was not Lake Superior, implying it's a small lake, if there is a body in it, it should be easy to find. He was not referencing its location.


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