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Over My Dead Body (1990–1991)

TV Series | 60 min | Crime, Drama

Maxwell Beckett worked for Scotland Yard as a researcher. Today is an author of mystery novels living in San Francisco. Somehow everyone believes that he was an Inspector, so that's what they call him. And it seems that he has been going ...See moreMaxwell Beckett worked for Scotland Yard as a researcher. Today is an author of mystery novels living in San Francisco. Somehow everyone believes that he was an Inspector, so that's what they call him. And it seems that he has been going through a slump. It seems that his books don't have the same spark that they had before. While he struggles to regain his form, Nikki Page a reporter, who is assigned to do mundane jobs, would like to be taken seriously. So, whenever there's a mystery, she turns to Max to help in solving it, thinking it would make a good story. Max thinks Nikki's a nuisance, but hoping that their snooping around would be good material for his next novel goes along. Written by See less
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Creators
David Chisholm (created by) | William Link (created by)
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Updated Oct 26, 1990

Release date (First episode)
Oct 26, 1990 (United States)

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Edward Woodward
Maxwell Beckett Maxwell Beckett   See fewer
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Jessica Lundy
Nikki Page Nikki Page   See fewer
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Jill Tracy
Wendy Wendy   See fewer
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Rick Fitts
Det. Ritter Det. Ritter   See fewer
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Peter Looney
Det. Mueller Det. Mueller   See fewer
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Gregory Itzin
Cosby / Crosby Cosby / Crosby   See fewer
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Carolyn Seymour
Diane Beckett / May Cosgrove / Wife Diane Beckett / May Cosgrove / Wife   See fewer
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John D. LeMay
Murray Murray   See fewer
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Kitty Swink
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Joseph Malone
Ozzie Graham Ozzie Graham   See fewer
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Alex Hyde-White
Perry Wright Perry Wright   See fewer
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Alan Oppenheimer
Dave Baker Dave Baker   See fewer
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Elena Wohl
Francesca Morris Francesca Morris   See fewer
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Tom Isbell
Lewis Lewis   See fewer
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Patrick Massett
Vincent Morris Vincent Morris   See fewer
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Edward Winter
Chief Shirer Chief Shirer   See fewer
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Joseph Campanella
Leon Geary Leon Geary   See fewer
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Dan Ferro
Tony Rialdo Tony Rialdo   See fewer
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Harvey Jason
Gus Arnheim Gus Arnheim   See fewer
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Will Nye
Jack Biston Jack Biston   See fewer
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Ivory Ocean
Brainard Brainard   See fewer
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Susan Cash
Valerie Masters Valerie Masters   See fewer
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Nurse Hunter Nurse Hunter   See fewer
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Bud Eckles Bud Eckles   See fewer
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Susan Baker Susan Baker   See fewer
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Helen Briggs Helen Briggs   See fewer
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Darren Cole Darren Cole   See fewer
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Carrie Grant Carrie Grant   See fewer
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Morgue Attendant Morgue Attendant   See fewer
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Officer Joe Officer Joe   See fewer
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Hargrove Hargrove   See fewer
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Erdman Erdman   See fewer
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Detective Ames Detective Ames   See fewer
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Station Policeman Station Policeman   See fewer
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Sydney Walker
Clayton Bidwell Clayton Bidwell   See fewer
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William Paris
Player Player   See fewer
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Keena Turner
Player Player   See fewer
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Chris Meechum Chris Meechum   See fewer
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Messenger Messenger   See fewer
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Elliot Richard Elliot Richard   See fewer
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Patty Haversham Patty Haversham   See fewer
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Clarice Clarice   See fewer
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Chelsea Winters Chelsea Winters   See fewer
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Julie Talmadge Julie Talmadge   See fewer
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Jesse Moraza Jesse Moraza   See fewer
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Chris Shaw Chris Shaw   See fewer
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Douglas Douglas   See fewer
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Green Grocer Green Grocer   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 32 votes