Father Dowling Mysteries

Season 3 Episode 4

The Showgirl Mystery

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Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Oct 18, 1990 on ABC
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The Showgirl Mystery
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A showy showgirl of a shady nightclub is surprised to discover that her late husband's estate consists of nothing but debts. Or is she the victim of a scam to deprive her out of a small fortune? The investigation reveals a motley crew of underworld characters as Father Dowling and Sister Steve go hunting for a suspect.moreless

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James Stephens

James Stephens

Father Philip Prestwick

Tom Bosley

Tom Bosley

Father Frank Dowling

Tracy Nelson

Tracy Nelson

Sister Stephanie "Steve" Oskowski

Mary Wickes

Mary Wickes

Marie Murkin

Regina Krueger

Regina Krueger

Sergeant Clancy

Bill Macy

Bill Macy

Lt. Ed Morgan

Guest Star

Mitchell Laurance

Mitchell Laurance

Dr. James Palmer

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Ray Buktenica

Ray Buktenica

Ricky Dupree

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    • Jillian McGuire: Steve, Daniel's asked me to marry him!
      Sister Stephanie: Oh that's so great, really, that's wonderful! I'm so happy for you!
      Father Dowling: Congratulations.
      Daniel Trask: Thank you. We want an intimate wedding, away from the press, and Jillian was hoping that you might perform the service?
      Father Dowling: I'd be delighted.
      Daniel Trask: Excellent.

    • Father Philip Prestwick: The bishop wants each parish to take care of local fundraising, and Father, because of our special relationship, I have permission to organise the pilot project right here at St Michaels and here's my idea! Bingo!
      Marie Murkin: Bingo in a church, what a thought.
      Father Dowling: Father...
      Father Philip Prestwick: Not just Bingo Marie, Super Bingo! With Super prizes!
      Father Dowling: Philip! Please!
      Father Philip Prestwick: Televisions! Stereos! VCRs...
      Sister Steve: Frank!
      (Sister steve taps her watch)
      Father Philip Prestwick: ...And all donated by one of the communities wealthiest business men!
      Father Dowling: Oh, it sounds just wonderful Father, but I can't talk to you right now. You see I've got a wedding I've got to perform, but Marie, would you see if Father Prestwick wants a little snack?
      Father Philip Prestwick: Snack! Thanks Marie!
      (Father Dowling leaves quickly with Marie glaring after him)

    • (Dr. James Palmer enters the church where Jillian has been waiting for Daniel Trask to arrive at their wedding)

      Dr. Palmer: "Jillian"
      Jillian: "What happened, where's Daniel?"
      Dr. Palmer: "This morning we were, ah, we were up north, and the truck lost a wheel and Daniel wanted to fix it, and I, I...."
      Jillian: "Where is he?"
      Dr. Palmer: "Daniel had a heart attack. I did everything I could but the nearest..."
      Jillian: "Where's Daniel?!"
      Dr. Palmer: "I'm, I'm sorry, Daniel's dead."

      (Jillian faints)

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