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A comedy that started in 1991 as a pilot, Murder Most Horrid stars Dawn French as various characters, as she embarks on a different mystery every episode. In one way or another she is involved with murder - either committing the crime herself or even getting bumped off herself!

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Series Cast

  1. Dawn French as Various characters

    Dawn French

    Various characters

    24 Episodes

  2. Jim Carter as Roy Redfern and General Alberto

    Jim Carter

    Roy Redfern, General Alberto

    3 Episodes

  3. Philip Jackson as Patron and Police Sergeant

    Philip Jackson

    Patron, Police Sergeant

    2 Episodes

  4. Kevin McNally as Inspector Turner and Mr. Bogleby

    Kevin McNally

    Inspector Turner, Mr. Bogleby

    2 Episodes

  5. Kevin Allen as Driver and Simon Pleasance

    Kevin Allen

    Driver, Simon Pleasance

    2 Episodes

  6. Harriet Thorpe as Friend and Sarah Deveraux

    Harriet Thorpe

    Friend, Sarah Deveraux

    2 Episodes

  7. Mark Chapman

    DC Finch, Security Man

    2 Episodes

  8. David Battley as Mr. Gaunt

    David Battley

    Mr. Gaunt

    1 Episode

  9. Jake Wood as Derek

    Jake Wood


    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 4

1999 • 6 Episodes

Season 4 of Murder Most Horrid premiered on February 19, 1999.

Dinner at Tiffany's

(4x6, April 2, 1999) Season Finale

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Murder Most Horrid


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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