Murder, She Wrote

Season 5 Episode 9

Something Borrowed, Someone Blue

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 08, 1989 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Wedding Photographer (reacting to being given instructions on how to photograph the corpse): Well, it's not like she's gonna want copies!

    • Harriet: You aren't anybody important, are you?
      Jessica: No, just a writer.
      Harriet: You sharpen any pencils in my house, you do it over a trash can!

    • (Uncle Ben has appeared at Jessica's bedroom door in the middle of the night)
      Uncle Ben: Jessica, you look ravishing.
      Jessica: look tired.

    • Priest: Love conquers all!
      Franklin Mayberry: Maybe where you live!

    • (The body of the housekeeper has been found, with a meat thermometer in her back)
      Chief Slocumb: She's done, alright.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The title of this episode, Something Borrowed, Someone Blue, comes from a wedding superstition that says the bride must walk down the aisle with 'something old and something new, something borrowed and something blue'.

    • Grady Fletcher: ... who appeared on Earth full blown from the head of Zeus.

      The Greek goddess Athena is said to have burst full-blown from the head of her father, Zeus. Athena was the goddess of wisdom.

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