Picks and Pans Review: Murder by Death

UPDATED 06/13/1983 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 06/13/1983 at 01:00 AM EDT

ABC (9-11 p.m. ET)

Neil Simon's very funny spoof on Sam Spade, Charlie Chan, Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot stars Peter Falk as the soft-boiled detective Sam Diamond. He enters the Agatha Christie-like drawing room of host Truman Capote, who may or may not be murdering his guests one by one, a la Ten Little Indians. Eileen Brennan, Nancy Walker, Peter Sellers, David Niven and Maggie Smith are in the splendid cast. And Alec Guinness nearly steals the show as a blind butler. (Repeat)

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters