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Murder, She Wrote - Season 5 [DVD]

Angela Lansbury , Ron Masak    Suitable for 12 years and over   DVD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
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  • Actors: Angela Lansbury, Ron Masak, William Windom
  • Format: Box set, PAL, Colour
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 6
  • Classification: 12
  • Studio: Universal Playback
  • DVD Release Date: 23 July 2007
  • Run Time: 1320 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000O75I8S
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 32,395 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)


Product Description

All 22 episodes from Season 5 of the detective series starring Angela Lansbury as novelist-turned-sleuth Jessica Fletcher. Season 5 takes our heroine from her not-so-sleepy home town of Cabot Cove to the dangerous bright lights of New York City and beyond. From uncovering false fortune seekers to tracking down two-faced killers, Jessica is always there to catch the culprit and pen the final solution to the case. Giving their alibis this season are a range of guest stars including Megan Mullally, Erin Gray, Roddy McDowall, Bill Maher, Dinah Shore, Paul Sorvino and Shelley Fabares. Episodes are: 'JB as in Jailbird', 'A Little Night Work', 'Mr Penroy's Vacation', 'Snow White, Blood Red', 'Coal Miner's Slaughter', 'Wearing of the Green', 'The Last Flight of the Dixie Damsel', 'Prediction: Murder', 'Something Borrowed, Someone Blue', 'Weave a Tangled Web', 'The Search for Peter Kerry', 'Smooth Operators', 'Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble', 'From Russia... with Blood', 'Alma Murder', 'Truck Stop', 'The Sins of Castle Cove', 'Trevor Hudson's Legacy', 'Double Exposure', 'Three Strikes, You're Out', 'Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (Part 1)' and 'Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (Part 2)'.


Murder, She Wrote, which was wildly popular for its entire 12-year run, was one of the most successful mystery shows of all time. Angela Lansbury stars as Jessica Fletcher, a widowed mystery writer who stumbles across a murder in each episode, and cleverly deduces who the criminal is before anyone else can. Much of the viewer's pleasure comes from investigating the crime along with Jessica, and from Lansbury's charming portrayal of the amateur sleuth, a role for which she received an astonishing 12 Emmys. Murder, She Wrote also broke new ground by being one of the very first (and still one of the few) American television programs to feature an older woman in the lead role. Features all the episodes from the fifth series.

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nearly the swan song 1 Mar 2011
Season 5 was originally meant to be the last series as Angela had only signed for 5 series and had had enough and was going to quit. At the last minute, with the promise of a reduced work load she signed for two more, although 7 more were produced. The series finale two parter, Mirror, Mirror on The Wall, which had to be heavily re-written, is truly a great experience and Murder She Wrote Gold. There are many other season highlights such as:

The Secrets of Cabot Cove
Mr Penroys Vacation
Weave a Tangled Web

and the outstanding Snow White, Blood Red.

Pick this up and enjoy, you won't be disappointed.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 'Murder' is murder! 11 April 2010
By dylan
I have always loved 'murder she wrote' I used to watch it back when I was about 5+, I obviously still do.
I don't know how I ever understood it, but I just liked it for some reason, it appealed to me. Too this day, my 15 year old age hasn't led me astray to the typically 'cool' things too watch or listen too. At the risk of sounding arrogant and self-centred, I have my own style and my own uniqueness. But to sum up my review, I have too say, murder she wrote is one of the most loved, watched and longest-running programmes of all time, and their is a reason for that: IT'S FANTASTIC!
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4.0 out of 5 stars subtitle 25 Mar 2013
By Vuslat
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It is better to have substitles options. First season there is but from the second season there is not and all are from the same company
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3.0 out of 5 stars damaged 27 May 2014
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Disc 5 (five) and disc 6 (six) stop playing both in mid 2nd episode. No scratches noted. All others, just great.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Murder She Wrote Season 5 ( Dvd ) 24 April 2014
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Murder She Wrote - Season 5 I I was very satisfied with this product and the speed with which it was despatched. I have no hesitation in recommending it to my friends.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I really love this Series! 8 April 2014
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Not much to say really as I have always enjoyed this series. Its fun and its light - although a Murder in every show but it is not obvious or openly violent - using brains to solve the case. Angela Lansbury is joy to watch!
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