Episode: 067 | Aired: September 20, 1987
In Paris, a fashion designer with financial trouble is accused of killing a shady loan shark.
Episode: 068 | Aired: September 27, 1987
A parolee released after 20 years in prison for a murder he says he did not commit, vows to find out who did.
Episode: 069 | Aired: October 04, 1987
Jessica goes to Quebec to testify at the trial of a friend who is accused of killing his wife and burning his house.
Episode: 070 | Aired: October 11, 1987
A terminally ill nun seems to have committed suicide which would be an unacceptable sin.
Episode: 071 | Aired: October 25, 1987
Jessica tries to unravel the intrigues and power struggles of the boardroom when the chairman of Barnett Industries is murdered.
Episode: 072 | Aired: November 01, 1987
Jessica's cousin Emma MacGill, a colorful dance hall performer, must solve the murder of a wealthy friend.
Episode: 073 | Aired: November 08, 1987
Jessica and Amos investigate the death of his night deputy's wife and learn he went beyond the call of duty in servicing Cabot Cove's lonely ladies.
Episode: 074 | Aired: November 15, 1987
Jessica learns that the plot to her new book has been stolen and will be used for an episode of a TV series. At the same time, she tries to unravel the mystery surrounding the murder of the same show's executive producer.
Episode: 075 | Aired: November 22, 1987
Posing as a recently deceased woman's sister, Jessica travels to the small town of Eden and discovers it is far from paradise.
Episode: 076 | Aired: November 29, 1987
A resident of Cabot Cove threatens the Native American who claims to own the land, and later is found dead.
Episode: 077 | Aired: December 13, 1987
While staying in an opulent hotel, courtesy of Grady's fraternity brother Gary, Jessica must clear Grady of a woman's murder that is tied to Gary's past and blackmail.
Episode: 078 | Aired: January 03, 1988
Amos Tupper must entertain his sister who has left her husband, but complications arise when his brother-in-law is murdered.
Episode: 079 | Aired: January 24, 1988
Jessica, invited to witness the reappearance of a mysterious comet, finds herself involved with astronomy, bodies not quite heavenly, and murder.
Episode: 080 | Aired: February 07, 1988
Seth's family is touched by an ancient curse attached to the history of a ruby.
Episode: 081 | Aired: February 14, 1988
A famous, ailing playwright proposes marriage to Jessica Fletcher and then finds himself charged with the murder of his business manager.
Episode: 082 | Aired: February 21, 1988
A priest and government agents using a 'safe' house get Jessica into a complicated case.
Episode: 083 | Aired: February 28, 1988
Murder intrudes on a wealthy vintner's 75th birthday party, and Jessica begins one of the most personally difficult investigations of her career.
Episode: 084 | Aired: March 13, 1988
A Cabot Cove home, now fallen into disrepair and reputedly once frequented by Benedict Arnold, becomes the scene of deadly competition and murder.
Episode: 085 | Aired: March 27, 1988
Somebody put the maitre d' on ice. Jessica wonders if she has made a bad investment.
Episode: 086 | Aired: April 10, 1988
Arson is intended to remove the Rodeo doctor and his patient permanently.
Episode: 087 | Aired: May 01, 1988
Two critics take opposite views of a play based on one of Jessica's novels, 'Mainly Murder'. One is suspected of the murder of the other.
Episode: 088 | Aired: May 08, 1988
Jessica moonlights as campaign speechwriter for her friend Kathleen Lane, only to become involved in clearing Kathleen of the murder of her campaign manager.