Dr. Mark Sloan has a knack for getting into trouble, negotiating the twists and turns of mysteries and solving crimes with the help of his son, Steve, a homicide detective.

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 Dr. Mark Sloan / ... (180 episodes, 1993-2002)
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 Amanda Bentley-Livingston / ... (180 episodes, 1993-2002)
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 Steve Sloan (180 episodes, 1993-2002)
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 Dr. Jesse Travis (139 episodes, 1995-2002)
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 Norman Briggs (85 episodes, 1993-1997)
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Dr. Mark Sloan is a doctor at Community General Hospital, and he is a consultant for the police department. His son Steve Sloan is a detective for the department. He and his father, along with emergency room resident Dr. Jesse Travis and Dr. Amanda Bentley, who is the pathologist at the hospital help to solve some very strange murder cases in Diagnosis Murder. Written by Anonymous

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29 October 1993 (USA)  »

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Mary Tyler Moore was sent a script once, for her to make a Guest Star appearance in an episode of 'Diagnosis Murder', but she turned down the script, because she felt it didn't suit her. Dick Van Dyke also never appeared in her hit TV series 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show'. Both had previously co-stared in their TV show 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' See more »

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13 August 2003 | by (Bristol, England) – See all my reviews

Thankfully as a student I have been able to watch "Diagnosis Murder" for a number of years now. It is basically about a doctor who solves murders with the help of his LAPD son, a young doctor and a pathologist. DM provided 8 seasons of exceptional entertainment. What made it different from the many other cop shows and worth watching many times over was its cast and quality of writing. The main cast gave good performances and Dick Van Dyke's entertainer roots shone through with the use of magic, dance and humor. The best aspects of DM was the fast pace, witty scripts and of course the toe tapping score. Sadly it has been unfairly compared to "Murder, She Wrote". DM is far superior boasting more difficult mysteries to solve and more variety. Now it is gone TV is a worse place. Gone are the days of feelgood, family friendly cop shows. Now there is just depressing 'gritty' ones.


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