I believe this was the after-hours scene where either the guy everyone wanted dead got murdered, or his body was discovered by the janitor. Look familiar?It Was a Dark and Stormy Night...
I believe this shot is looking the other way in either the same hallway or the next one over. Both look like the halls around the Critical Studies faculty offices. These pics are screen captures from Season 3, Episode 15 of Murder She Wrote. The episode title is The Bottom Line Is Murder.Here Comes Jessica Fletcher to Solve the Case
The show aired in 1987, so it was probably shot when I was a junior. I remember the KBLR logo in the lobby of the school, but that shot never made it in to the episode. While I was going to school, I was also working for Leona Van Scoyk whose husband Robert was the executive story editor for the series.Day (Above) and Night (Below): CalArts as Denver TV Station KBLR
Spoiler Alert: Someone Gets Murdered, the Wrong Person is the Suspect, and in 48 Minutes Angela Lansbury Solves the Crime
I love the scenes outside the building, showing the carob trees and eucalyptus that don't grow in the Rockies.School Entrance
The shot above and below look both ways on the same set. Back in the 80's, the Critical Studies department had one class that was a requirement for all first year students: The 20th Century: Form and Signification in Modernism. If only Sande Cohen had a super-sized Nagel portrait hanging behind him.The Dance Theater?
The bleacher seating was set up in the dance theater once a week while I was there, though there are many nondescript black box rooms on campus.Space Program Budget Slashed; Lt. Sulu finds work as Janitor
I believe this is the first floor hallway that leads out to the dorms. This was Adrienne Barbeau's second visit to CalArts. The first time was with her husband John Carpenter for the filming of Escape from New York.Adrienne Barbeau
In the image two up, you can see what the fire doors looked like before someone from the physical plant decided on the Caribbean Island chattel house color scheme. Back in the 80's, physical plant opted for the bold graphics in sea foam green and peach.Same Hallway, Other Direction