Murder She Wrote - Nailed (1995)
US 1804 silver dollar
This episode of the CBS television program "Murder She Wrote" features an 1804 silver dollar
a very rare United States coin.
The program starred Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher, a retired teacher living in a Maine coastal town.
She writes mystery novels and solves crimes.
It is set in New York City.
Jessica is in New York City and is getting her hair done at the "Antoinette on Fifth" salon.
2. Jessica gets her hair done
Ralph is a sleazy financier who is married to Kathy, an heiress.
He has been supplying Billy, a burglar, with information from the salon on when customers
will be attending events and thus will be out of their apartments.
since her great-great-grandfather recieved it and founded the company which has made her wealthy.
3. Kathy hands Ralph the silver dollar
Ralph takes the coin to Allie who makes him a copy of it.
Allie then gives Ralph both dollars, the real and the fake.
4. Allie hands Ralph the fake dollar
Both dollars are then shown.
5. The fake and the real
The red holder has the fake dollar and the black holder has the real dollar.
Max Mehl, a Texas coin dealer, ran advertisements for many years mentioning the coin.
for a loan that she is giving him to open his salon.
Later he finds that it is a fake.
6. Another view of the dollar
Kathy has found out about her husband's affair with Nancy.
get to investigate.
She asks her friend, a salon employee and writer, to tell people that the murderer left something
at the scene.
7. Kathy and Nancy busted
It seems that while the ladies were rivals for Ralph, neither liked him, and when Kathy
confronted Ralph with his latest affair and Nancy about the fake dollar, he became violent
and attacked them and one of them picked up a pair of scissors.
Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher
John O'Hurley as Ralph Stafford
Vic Polizos as Lt. Sam Kriley (police detective)
Daphne Ashbrook as Kathy Stafford
Denise Gentile as Nancy Rayburn
Writer: Donald Ross