Murphy's Law (1988–1989)

The Room Above the Indian Grocery 

D. P. Murphy is an insurance investigator and recovering alcoholic. His ex-wife won't let him see his daughter, his girlfriend won't take him back, and he must determine if a woman who died of an apparent heart attack was really murdered.


Lee David Zlotoff


Lee Goldberg (staff writer), William Rabkin (staff writer) | 1 more credit »


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Episode credited cast:
George Segal ... Daedalus Patrick Murphy
Maggie Han ... Kimiko Fannuchi
Josh Mostel ... Wesley Harden
Sarah Sawatsky ... Kathleen Danforth
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Clyde Kusatsu ... Derva
Valerie Mahaffey ... Andrea
Bill Morey Bill Morey ... Dr. Alden Phillips


Daedelus Patrick (aka, "D.P.", "Murph") Murphy (George Segal), an insurance investigator, has been sober for eight months, but his ex-wife, Marissa (Kim Lankford), still won't let him see his daughter, Kathleen (Sarah Sawatsky), and his roommate and one-time lover Kimiko Fannuchi (Maggie Han) won't take him back onto her futon until he gets "centered". Reluctantly, Murphy takes a case from his boss, Wes Harden (Josh Mostel), involving the death of Cynthia Medford (Karen Austin), an heiress with a $2 million life insurance policy, who died in the presence of her new husband, Derva (Clyde Kusatsu); Andrea (Valerie Mahaffey), Derva's devotee; and Dr. Alden Phillips (Bill Morey), Cynthia's friend and her heir prior to her recent marriage. Murphy must figure out whether her death was natural and, if not, who had the means and motive to kill her. Written by Miles10

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Crime | Drama



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1988 (USA) See more »

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