Jessica isn't looking forward to tell Cabot Cove that her historical research for Founder's Day proves the captain was actually a pirate and fought on the British side, against Washington's troops. Businessman Charles Woodley lands in hospital after the surging of a car without driver which seemed to be pursuing local Ethan Cragg. Local inventor Daniel O'Brien, who devised a remote control system for cars before he was fired, denies having agreed to a meeting with his former employer Woodley, shortly after the car under remote control strikes again, killing Woodley's 50% Boston business partner, Dean Merrill. Daniel's heir, Tony Holiday, is back in town to present his bride, Leslie Andler Sheriff Amos Tupper happily 'allows' Jessica to 'observe for her next book', in fact doing the sleuthing with and without Amos, who arrests Daniel just for being most likely to have controlled the killer car....
Did You Know?
The arcade game Ethan is playing in McIntyre's is 'Spy Hunter' by Bally Midway, which was released to arcades in 1983. See more
When the driver-less car is seen at the picnic, you can see the silhouette of the actual stunt driver driving the car. See more
Jessica, what are you doing? You nearly ran into me.
Don't you have that a little bit backwards?
I guess I do.
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