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VIDEO: Murder at the Oasis

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Murder at the Oasis
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Length: 48:19
Aired: 4/7/1985

Jessica travels to her college reunion and winds up investigating the murder of her former roommate's ex-husband, a star with plenty of enemies. watch

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The Tomahawk Toss

On April 25, 1965, actor Ed Ames stopped by The Tonight Show to promote the TV show Daniel Boone, on which Ames played a Native American named Mingo. Carson asked Ames to demonstrate his tomahawk-throwing skills, and Ames' first toss landed squarely on the silhouette target's crotch. The instant classic moment was marked by uproarious laughter, which only worsened when Carson quipped, "I didn't even know you were Jewish!" ...read more


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Year Title Description
1985 Murder, She Wrote: Murder at the Oasis
Season 1, Episode 21
Episode, Actor
1974 McCloud: The Colorado Cattle Caper
Season 4, Episode 4
Episode, Actor - Abel Hollister
1964 Daniel Boone TV Show Series, Actor - Mingo
1962 The Rifleman: Quiet Night, Deadly Night
Season 5, Episode 4
Episode, Actor - Coyle
The Ed Sullivan Show: Episode Episode, Performer

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