Murder, She Wrote: The Way to Dusty Death   Rewatch 
May 16, 2015 7:45 AM - Season 4, Episode 5 - Subscribe

Duncan Barnett, the CEO of Barnett Industries, invites the company's board of directors, including Jessica, to his suburban New York home for unclear purposes. When Duncan doesn't announce his plans to retire and name a successor, the tension at the party increases, but Duncan simply heads to bed. The next morning, his wife finds him dead, throwing the board into a tizzy and factions form, putting Jessica in the position of solving the suspicious death of Duncan, and helping to find balance for the board of the company that has a paper mill in her hometown.
posted by filthy light thief (4 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
 
I enjoyed the girl-power ending, especially after all the over-the-top condescension Jessica had to experience as part of the board.
posted by Alexandra Michelle at 5:42 PM on May 17, 2015 [3 favorites]


Who takes a bath in a Speedo?

Anyway, loved this one. I mean, on this show, most of the victims had it coming, but this one was really asking for it.

And yes, happy ending!
posted by Alexandra Kitty at 7:51 PM on May 17, 2015 [1 favorite]


Double, double toil and trouble;
Speedo bare and hot tub bubble.
posted by mochapickle at 10:33 PM on May 22, 2015 [2 favorites]


I almost did a spit take when the corporate raider said “Would you like some Oregon beer? It doesn’t taste good but it reminds me of home.”

Had the microbrew revolution not come to Oregon in 1987?
posted by Monochrome at 10:15 PM on May 17


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