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?
Letitia, the never-yet-seen phone operator of Cabot Cove is mentioned for the second time. See more
In all the driver-less car action scenes, the car has huge headrests on the seats (to hide the driver). In close ups, the seats have normal headrests. 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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