Wildly popular for its entire 12-year run, MURDER, SHE WROTE 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. MURDER, SHE WROTE - THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON contains all 22 episodes from the show's sophomore year, featuring performances by stars including Jerry Orbach, Adrienne Barbeau, Dick Van Patten, and Carol Lawrence.