Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Jessica (Angela Lansbury) heads Southward to visit an old friend, celebrated playwright Eugene McLendon (Barry Nelson). Inevitably, a murder occurs: the victim this time is Eugene's crooked business manager Jonathan Keeler (Elliott Reid). Deciding to stay on and help out when Eugene is suspected of the murder, Jessica is startled when the ailing playwright suddenly proposes marriage! Among the special guest suspects in this episode is Lois Nettleton, doing a hilarious turn as a Southern stage star.