he fifth season of Murder, She Wrote originally aired Sundays at 8:00-9:00 pm on CBS from October 23, 1988 to May 21, 1989.
The Region 1 DVD was released on January 30, 2007.
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher
A colossal mix-up puts Jessica in jail as a suspect in a murder only she witnessed. British agent Hagarty returns.
A senatorial hopeful is murdered and his wife's necklace stolen.
The sisters used a new type of fertilizer to make their chrysanthemums best of show.
A blizzard interrupts a skiing vacation and traps everyone, including a killer.
The coal miner's daughter thinks the mine owner is responsible for her father's death and someone takes action.
A Fletcher novel is the entree to a legendary actress who is a hermit refusing to meet anyone. The occasion is the theft of a famous tiara.
The airplane her late husband bailed out of in 1952 has finally been found -- with a body inside.
A psychic's predictions have come true, convincing a rancher's daughter that the next one, a fatal fire, will happen.
Grady's wedding seems doomed when someone does in the persnickety housekeeper.
Things look bad when a married woman's keys are found by the body in a motel room and she can't explain why.
A long missing heir turns up and trouble ensues.
When a drunk is found dead in the alley, it raises a lot of questions. He was well dressed (but only one shoe) and had no id or money--a robbery or something else?
A very attractive young witch appears in Cabot Cove making some residents wonder if she really died a century or so ago.
A purse snatcher gets Jessica in big trouble in Moscow. What they found in her purse shouldn't have been there.
An old English professor is caught red-handed over a young girl's body and insists he did it, but a young man later confesses. Whodunit?
Walter tells his story by way of black and white flashbacks which makes an interesting change from the usual. He has made a tape of the events that ended with his murder and we see the events unfold.
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.
A small town editor in Montana threatens to claim in public that he is the real author of a dead man's manuscript.
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.
A surprised burglar is blamed for the death of the team's pre-game TV Host.