Friday, April 19, 2013
Murder She Wrote Recaps: S1E11: Capitol Offense
When a United States senator from Maine dies of heart failure, the state's only recourse is to get famous author Jessica Fletcher ("your ethics are unquestionable!" they tell her) to serve the rest of his term. Once she's in DC, it’s politics as usual: she neglects most of her senatorial duties to solve a murder, and only shows up at Congress to give a speech, for which she gets a bipartisan standing ovation.