Recipe for Murder

TV Movie
Drama, Mystery • 2001
He’s got his fingers on the pulse of the city, a talent for unraveling its mysteries, and a gut instinct for crime. For Murray Maguire, it's a job, and this time he’s taking it personally. Clue by clue.


TV Movie


Drama, Mystery

Original Air Date





  • Gary Basaraba
  • Larissa Laskin
  • Jonathan Whittaker
  • Richard Chevolleau
  • Joseph Griffin
  • Geoffrey Bowes
  • Elias Zarou
Murray Maguire (Gary Basaraba, NYPD Blue, Law and Order) is Chief Medical Examiner for the city of New York. Affable, brilliant, and unfailingly honest, Maguire’s all-too familiar with cases closed as unsolved riddles, and “perfect” murders that slip through the cracks of the NYPD. But Murray’s work takes a personal turn when his goddaughter Leona (Anne Openshaw) is killed in a mysterious car crash. When the details of the crash don’t add up, Murray refuses to cross it off as an accident and takes it upon himself to investigate. But that means investigating Leona’s surprising and provocative past…