Murder, She Wrote/The Days Dwindle Down

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The Days Dwindle Down
Season 3, Episode 21
Airdate April 19, 1987
Production Number 62124
Writer(s) Philip Gerson
Director(s) Michael Lynch
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The Days Dwindle Down is the twenty-first episode of the third season of Murder, She Wrote, and the sixty-fifth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Richard Beymer (Sidney Jarvis), Debbie Zipp (Terry), June Havoc (Thelma Vantay), Art Hindle (Rod Wilson), Jeffrey Lynn (Sam Wilson), Harry Morgan (Ret. Lt. Richard Webb), Martha Scott (Georgia Wilson), Susan Strasberg (Dorothy Davis), Gloria Stuart (Edna Jarvis), Tom Dreesen (Peabody), Emory Bass (Manager), Russ Marin (Lt. Sharp), Mark Pilon (Male Secretary), Cynthia Leighton (Secretary), Martitia Palmer (Nurse)


Plot Overview

Jessica becomes involved in a man's efforts to clear his name after he was convicted of murdering his boss in 1949.


Arc Advancement





The Show

This episode is a sequel of sorts to the 1949 film noir classic, "Strange Bargain". Some of the cast members of that movie (Jeffrey Lynn, Harry Morgan and Martha Scott) reprise their roles in this episode.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments



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