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Season 2, Episode 9 Jessica Behind Bars

First Aired: December 1, 1985

While teaching at a women's prison, Jessica is taken hostage by inmates rioting over an accusation that one of them murdered the prison doctor. Kathryn: Adrienne Barbeau. Warden Elizabeth Gates: Vera Miles. Bertha: Susan Paretz. Jessica: Angela Lansbury.

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  • Premiered: September 30, 1984
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: A feisty widow solves murders when she's not writing about them in her home town of Cabot Cove, Maine, a coastal community with a peculiarly high homicide rate. A Sunday-night staple on CBS, this hugely popular drama was Angela Lansbury's first regular ser… (more)

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