Once a month we watch two episodes of Murder She Wrote, drink, and play bingo. Based on the drinking game created by Bonnie Burton, we’ve turned it into bingo using the show’s tropes. We live tweet and instagram our bingo progress, so you can play along. Join us in re-watching all 264 episodes while pleasantly plastered. Download the Bingo cards and use #MurderSheDrank on Twitter and Instagram to participate. View upcoming episode watch list below.
It the much favored and classic episode The Sins of Castle Cove. Join us for all of the favorites in a coastal Maine setting. (We recommend bingo cards Sets 3 or 4.)
S5:E17 “The Sins of Castle Cove”
Originally aired April 9, 1989
A vindictive, tell-all work of fiction mirroring Cabot Cove sends the townspeople into an uproar and when a murder occurs, following the plot of the book, it’s up to Jessica to separate fact from fiction.
S5:E18 “Trevor Hudson’s Legacy”
Originally aired April 16, 1989
Jessica heads to Montana to aid a young friend editing the last manuscript of the late writer, Trevor Hudson, but when murder results, she must weed through the lies of Hudson’s scheming family to uncover the truth.
Join us for 80s fashion and motives that make zero sense. Play along with our free bingo cards; we recommend Sets 3 or 4.
S5:E15 “Alma Murder”
Originally aired March 12, 1989
Jessica is summoned to her old alma mater when one of her college professors confesses to a murder Jessica believes he didn’t really commit.
S5:E16 “Truck Stop”
Originally aired April 2, 1989
En route to LA, Jessica is detoured at a seedy truck stop where a series of murders makes it clear she isn’t there by accident.
Join us for murder, mullets, and incompetent law enforcement. Play along with our free bingo cards; we recommend Sets 3 or 4.
S5:E13 “Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble”
Originally aired Feb 19, 1989
Jessica is suspicious when the appearance of the ghost of a long-dead witch burned at the stake coincides with the release of a book on the very subject.
S5:E14 “From Russia… with Blood”
Originally aired Feb 26, 1989
Jessica is detained in Moscow when a spy attempts to smuggle a film out of the Soviet Union in her handbag.
Join us for murder and terrible outfits. Play along with our free bingo cards; we recommend Sets 3 or 4.
S5:E11 “The Search for Peter Kerry”
Originally aired Feb 5, 1989
Jessica aids yet another dear old friend in his search for his missing grandson.
S5:E12 “Smooth Operators”
Originally aired Feb 12, 1989
While in New York, the dead body of a homeless person missing a shoe is discovered and leads Jessica to believe the supposed accidental death was not an accident.
Join us for murder and plot holes you can drive Maine fishing boats through. Play along with our free bingo cards; we recommend Set 3.
S5:E9 “Something Borrowed, Someone Blue”
Originally aired Jan 8, 1989
Grady’s wedding day arrives, and so does an unpleasant fate for the shrewish housekeeper of his prospective father-in-law’s estate.
S5:E10 “Weave a Tangled Web”
Originally aired Jan 15, 1989
The murder of a womanizing gambler leads to double lives being exposed in seemingly quaint and old-fashioned Cabot Cove.
S5:E7 “The Last Flight of the Dixie Damsel”
Originally aired Dec 18, 1988
Jessica is summoned to California where a recently recovered Air Force plane could pin a decades-old murder on her dead husband, Frank.
S5:E8 “Prediction: Murder”
Originally aired Jan 1, 1989
Lee Goddard successfully coaxes Jessica to join him at his ranch in Arizona but intrigue and murder follow them there when a mysterious psychic joins them.
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S5:E5 “Coal Miner’s Slaughter”
Originally aired Nov 20, 1988
When a former student is arrested for murder, Jessica heads to West Virginia to bail her out. The unfriendly town hinders her investigation..
S5:E6 “Wearing of the Green”
Originally aired Nov 27, 1988
In New York City researching her next book, Jessica is drawn into a mystery involving a priceless tiara, a reclusive former actress and a news reporter accused of murder.
Join us for murder…and love? Download/print out our bingo cards and hang around the internet with some of your favorite mystery folks:
S5:E3 “Mr. Penroy’s Vacation”
Originally aired Nov 6, 1988
Jessica is perplexed by the death of an elderly man as suspicion points to the two simple-minded spinster sisters he was living with.
S5:E4 “Snow White, Blood Red”
Originally aired Nov 13, 1988
A massive storm results in Jessica snowed in at a ski lodge with an Olympic men’s ski team and a murderer on the loose.
First Murder She Drank for 2019!
Starting the year with Season 5.
S5:E1 “J.B.. as in Jailbird”
Originally aired Oct. 23, 1988
A chance encounter with her old friend Michael Hagarty leaves Jessica standing over a dead Bulgarian diplomat and accused of murder.
S5:E2 “A Little Night Work”
Originally aired Oct. 30, 1988
After her publisher announces his impending retirement, Jessica heads to NYC where she is simultaneously wooed by potential new publishers and a smooth-talking jewel thief.
Last Murder She Drank for 2018 due to the holiday season and we finish season 4!
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Originally aired May 1, 1988
When one of Jessica’s former students brings a play based on her novel to Broadway, she finds herself in the middle of a war between two rival critics.
S4:E22 “The Body Politic”
Originally aired May 8, 1988
Jessica comes to the aid of yet another dear old friend running as a senatorial candidate. When the candidate’s campaign manager is murdered, Jessica must help prove her innocence.