Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (television) Two-hour television movie; aired on The Wonderful World of Disney on December 13, 1998. Mystery-solving postmistress, Mary Minor Haristeen, known to her friends as Harry, has two remarkable pets, a cat named Mrs. Murphy and a Welsh corgi named Tucker, whose detective skills are every bit as keen as her own. When Harry gets mixed up with a man who may be involved in a murder, Mrs. Murphy and Tucker do some snooping on their own. Directed by Simon Wincer. Stars Ricki Lake (Harry), Blythe Danner (Mrs. Murphy), Anthony Clark (Tucker), Linden Ashby (Blair Bainbridge). Based on a novel by Rita Mae Brown. Released on video in 2000.