Burke's Law (1963)/Who Killed Sweet Betsy?

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Who Killed Sweet Betsy?
Season 1, Episode 7
Airdate November 1, 1963
Production Number 5814
Written by Edith R. Sommer
Directed by Hy Averback
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Who Killed Sweet Betsy? is the seventh episode of the first season of Burke's Law, and the seventh episode overall.

Special Guest Stars: Richard Carlson (Nels Manning), Gladys Cooper (Harriet Richards), John Ericson (Gil Harris), Carolyn Jones (Betsy Richards, et al.), Michael Wilding (Dr. Alan Steiner)

With: Stacy Harris (Doctor), Harold Fong (Mr. Nishikawa), Patricia Olson (Girl Art Student), Jennifer Gillespie (Little Girl), Mimi Dillard (Nurse), Janet Clark (Little Old Lady), Stuart Margolin (Young Man)


Plot Overview

A poisoned martini kills one of a set of famous quintuplets, involving Burke with the three surviving sisters, all of whom have distinctly different personalities.



Behind the Scenes

Guest star Carolyn Jones was married to series producer Aaron Spelling at the time of this episode. She also played the murder victim in the series' pilot, "Who Killed Julie Greer?", which aired as an episode of The Dick Powell Theater and featured Powell as Burke.