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Murder, She Wrote: The Complete First Season

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Murder, She Wrote Is Back!

Octavia Spencer to Star in Murder, She Wrote Reboot

Originally posted 10/25/2013 09:10AM

Talk about must-see TV!

NBC plans to remake Murder, She Wrote with Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer playing the lead role made famous by Angela Lansbury.

The original series was one of the most successful TV shows in history, running for 12 seasons from 1984-1996 on CBS. As many as 23 million viewers tuned in Sundays to watch the English teacher-turned-writer, Jessica Fletcher, solve and write about the murder mysteries surrounding her.

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