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Murder She Wrote (1984-1996)

Creator: Various

Cast: Angela Lansbury

 IMDb page about Murder She Wrote

Studio(s): Universal Studios Hollywood - Golden Oak (Disney) Ranch

  • Universal Studios Hollywood: "Incident on Lot 7" - Season 8, Episode 13 (1992) - Psycho House
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: "Jessica Behind Bars" - Season 2, Episode 9 (1985) - Square of Warriors / Spartacus Square Embassy building appears as the Prison exterior.
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: "Hooray for Homicide" - Season 1, Episode 3 (1984) - Front Lot & Studio Tour
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: Colonial Street, New York Street (as London), Tower of London set (as an amusement park), Little Europe (unknown episodes)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: Elm Street (as Industrial Street), Singapore Lake (Jaws Lake) appeared in the opening titles as Cabot Cove, Maine.
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: "To Kill A Legend" (Season 11 Episode 3, October 1994) Circle Drive on Colonial Street is featured prominently as the location for the battle re-enactment. The Colonial Street Church is seen in many shots.
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: "Seal of the Confessional" - Season 6 Episode 2 (1989) - Colonial Street Church appears in the opening sequence. Jaws Lake appears as Cabot Cove.
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: Stage 20 [pilot], Stage 22, Stage 25 (interior Jessica Fletcher's house), Stage 29, the backlot Train Station appeared in one episode.
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: Episode The Murder Channel (Season 11, Episode 6) features Brownstone Street and New York Street prominently. (1994)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: "Judge Not" (Season 8 Episode 6) Shot in 1991 - featured the Embassy buildings in the Square of Warriors and Little Europe on the backlot.

  • Long-running detective story featuring the many talents of Angela Lansbury as the Miss Marple for the 80s, Jessica Fletcher. Shots of Cabot Cove were filmed at the Jaws Lake on the backlot. The houses can still be seen today.

    As well as using soundstages at Universal Studios for the show, many episodes ventured onto various parts of the extensive Universal Studios backlot.

    The series also inspired the "Murder, She Wrote Mystery Theatre" special effects show at Universal Studios Florida.


    Murder She Wrote - Stills (Incident on Lot 7, Season 8 Episode 13) Shot in 1992

    In this episode Jessica travels to Hollywood to discuss the film version of her latest novel and discovers the producer dead on the set. The Psycho House is featured heavily, along with Psycho House interiors shot on a soundstage.
    Many thanks to universalstonecutter for photo research.