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Season 3

8 Dec. 1995
An Innocent Murder
Teenager Ashley York murders her surprised sick father Arthur by fixing his Deprosine pills to an overdose. Mark doesn't believe it's suicide, there's no note, absolutely no fingerprints and he set the coffee machine timer for after his death; Jesse concurs his intake of other medicines makes no sense for a suicide. Amanda shows Jesse a postcard: his predecessor Jack Stewart has set up a fancy private practice after his residency in Community General. Then Ashley, who overheard the Sloans, 'finds' a note, but computer-printed, and as Mark soon proves posthumously: ...
 
15 Dec. 1995
Witness to Murder
A forest ranger finds little Blair at night in a home-trailer on protected, rarely patrolled land, holding the gun that killed her father Daryl Worrell. She's in traumatic shock, probably abused, but was she just witness or killer? Mark takes her home to spoil her and win her confidence in safety. When Jesse and Amanda check out the Worrell home-trailer, a dashing-off car nearly runs them over, licensed to Daryl's regular visitor McPherson. X-rays confirm Blair was abused and a confidence-building one of teddy reveals he holds the key to a storage place, full of ...
 
22 Dec. 1995
All American Murder
While his blind beach-house neighbor Leo Pepper sees Vicki Fox just as a foxy jogger, Mark notices she seems to feel unsafe. Shortly after, Vicki makes an appointment to talk to Mark, but never shows up. The next morning she's found on the beach, Jesse -who has trouble storing his own surfboard without Norman reprimanding him- remarks the water was too flat for her head wound to be a surf accident. Soon an autopsy confirms she didn't drawn at all, a flat rock was the murder weapon, but 'Vicki' also was the result of plastic and intimate surgery on Victor Reinhart, a ...
 
29 Dec. 1995
Murder in the Courthouse
While Mark is on jury duty -slacking according to Norman, as doctors can excuse themselves-, defending reasonable doubt in the murder case against mobster Yuri Andropovich after crucial evidence was declared inadmissible, which causes his third acquittal, D.A. Patricia Purcell smuggles a bomb into the courthouse's subterranean parking via vacant judge's chambers past bailiff Billy Randolph and hides it in a car, staging a break-in; the explosion kills Yuri as he leaves. Steve looks for the bomb-builder in Koreatown; although forbidden to, Jessie takes Amanda there. ...
 
5 Jan. 1996
Murder on the Run
George Edward Karn is arrested, having been seen looking over the banister of the high-tower gym roof his wife Margery -they were separated, not divorcing- was pushed over to her death by a masked man, and innocently convicted to 30 years maximum security. With broken ribs, among the victims brought into Community General after a bad accident during prison transport thereto, George manages to steal a gun, escapes with Mark as his hostage and accepts to leave Amanda just locked up, she reports he's likely to collapse soon. Jessie saw and tails them in his own beetle, ...
 
12 Jan. 1996
Murder on the Run: Part II
Steve undoes Mark's gag, he tells Delany that George Karn jumped out miles back, then shows Jessie the car he hid the runaway in and brings him home to the beach-house, practically under Steve's nose, but has to sneak him incognito back in hospital and later to Jesse's flat. Now the sleuths examine George's theory his wife Margie was possibly murdered because of her law-suit against the nasty dealings of video producer King Bridger. Jessie joins to investigate the murder scene gym club, where Bridger enlisted Wendy Sawyer to make an alternative video to Margie's. ...
 
19 Jan. 1996
Love Is Murder
Steve's new girl-friend, traveling reporter Lynn Conklin, shoots another lover, uniformed LAPD officer Tom Ames, trough the head, stages it as suicide but he was still wet after a shower. Mark suspects a connection with a similar recent cop suicide and undisguised cop killings in their own homes; indeed autopsies confirm three didn't fire the fatal guns, all had sex with a blond woman just before. Steve gets the case and similarities start piling up, such as her perfume or a bar they all attended. That all fits Lynn, who is already preparing to 'deal with' Steve, who ...
 
26 Jan. 1996
Misdiagnosis Murder
Tycoon Gregory King is admitted in Community General by Mark's fellow army veteran Dr. Ed Quiller. Jessie, who is seriously overworked, sees goons besides a man in major cardiac arrest running away when he arrives, dashes for a crash-cart himself but at his return it's another patient then the man Quiller identifies as his patient King. Norman's top priority is Page Tanner, the sexy young widow who must be convinced to continue her husband's annual generous donations or the hospital budget is screwed; she knows to appreciate his accounting, being an investment manager...
 
9 Feb. 1996
The Pressure to Murder
After watching him play rugby, Amanda sees intern Troy Sommers crash to his death with his motorbike from a cliff after a few head-nods- it was hypoglycemic shock from a dozens Triptezine tablets in his healthy sports drink. Norman and hospital staff in general worry because Community General has a computer virus. A painful rugby undercover teaches Jesse that Troy had eager rivals among interns, not just in rugby and for a girl but for a really hard to get heart surgery resident-ship at St. Victor's hospital, including ball-bully Billy Marco: its famous chief Dr. ...
 
16 Feb. 1996
Living on the Streets Can Be Murder
A homeless woman's corpse is found in the streets, but her liver was removed while she was still alive, as required for safe organ-transplants. Her balanced diet allows tracing her to a shelter where homeless Walter Mason identifies her as his widowed friend Patsy. After another 'fatal organ-donation', Mark plays the part of a healthy homeless man. The sleuths find the free clinic which examines homeless in that area, run by Cheryl Dante and Tom Winston, is linked to Howard Mitchell's foundation's Beverly Hills private practice, where organs could be sold for fabulous...
 
23 Feb. 1996
Murder Murder
At a party where he gave his younger wife Jennifer a black Viper sports car, Bill Stratton is called away to the office; someone had intruded there, waiting with the fatal gun. At Bill's cremation, Steven remarks street thug who 'moved up' to sweat-shops with illegal immigrants Stan Macky and Lenore, the angrily estranged daughter from Bill's first marriage. Shady Alan Helms, in debt and a nasty divorce, said he was only one of many business friends who were cut off by Bill after his marriage to Jennifer, who claims Helms recently came ask for another loan. Norman ...
 
8 Mar. 1996
Murder in the Dark
Dr. Claire Hartman is extremely hostile towards a friend of Mark's, specialist Dr. John Foster, whom her rich patient Baker had flown over to personally perform the abdominal aortic surgery he invented. Alas Mark finds John's bad divorce got him drinking excessively, compromising his surgical reliability, so Claire throws him out of the OR, he threatens her in vain, witnessed by other residents. She's found murdered the next morning, Steve arrests John who claims innocence and a black-out. His lawyer Richard Baylor makes John sign up for the Community General's ...
 
29 Mar. 1996
35 Millimeter Murder
While high-pregnant Amanda's hormones turn her into the most unreasonable spoiled bitch, father Colin -a USNavy pilot- still being on his way, so the term delivery applies more to poor kind, far too obliging Jesse then to mother-to-be and baby, Mark's fishing photos got mixed-up at the developer's with Vic Slovak's film. Trying to switch, Mark finds Vic, a paparazzo, tied up locked in his closet by goons after the film, about a party and the crucial shot, of a girl kidnapped into a limo at gunpoint by ex-cop Don Blaine, who is however found shot dead in his own home. ...
 
5 Apr. 1996
The Murder Trade
The board has given ruthless business-bitch Marsha McArthur authority to downsize Community General. When Mark makes a stand for patient needs, he's told the 'early retirement' ax will chop his head first. Dr. Ronald Trent is deep in loan shark-debt, Jimmy Christopher literally holds a knife on his throat. Trent now kills Marsha, and demands Sloan 'returns the favor' or be framed for her death. Steve's help to trick him fails, as it was an elaborate test, and Steve's younger ex-colleague and present superior, Lt. Kincaid, refuses to take their word for anything. Trent...
 
12 Apr. 1996
Mind Over Murder
Attractive Kristie Lofton wounds her head falling on a video recorder and tells Jesse in ER she had a psychic vision of the murder of investment broker Nick Holloway, who planned a take-over of her boss Craig Wohlman's TV infomercials program, Psychic Buddies. For a dinner Jesse promises her Steve will investigate, but Nick just left on a two weeks Yellowstone camping trip in good health and spirit. Kristie has another vision about another show guest and an umbrella, Mark who told Jesse she may be honest helps them find the site outside the studio; there she has a ...
 
19 Apr. 1996
Murder by the Book
At the L.A. book signing session for "Munchies, Snacks and Spreads", which Mark mistook for a cookbook but is actually a spicy true sex for money story which names the real people, someone writes a death threat in the copy Mark picks up to have signed anyway by former neighborhood kid Melissa Farnes, one of the three co-authors with call girls Shauna Teague and Carrie. Their pushy agent Janet Block refuses to call the 21 city book signing tour off as the extra publicity makes the book a bestseller. Melissa asks to talk to Mark; Jesse who knew what he wanted signed (...
 
26 Apr. 1996
FMurder
While Mark is the cooking guest that week in her daily healthy housekeeping show, TV host Kitti Lynn Hastings uses a 26 minutes break for commercials and music to sabotage the wiring in in-your-face radio presenter Carl Burke's bathroom, so he electrocutes himself stepping out of his shower. Mark soon guesses she did it, but has a hard time figuring out how precisely and why exactly, as she had accepted to appear -as target- in his show. Meanwhile Jesse's rotation at plastic surgery makes him suggest to Norman to solve his midlife looks-depression under Jesse's ...
 
3 May 1996
Left-Handed Murder
Just when Jesse takes a now unamused girlfriend yachting, the harbor master brings in a shark who swallowed an arm of rich stock broker Preston Michaels, presumably haven fallen overboard, plausibly drunk, but autopsy soon finds he was fatally poisoned with digitalis, the shark got a fatal heart-attack. Curious Mark condoles respectable widow Bea and learns from lawyer Raymond Bergman he is named executor of the estate; Preston on a posthumous video admits he was a bigamist having two younger wives in other states, fitness freak Heather (Florida) and Terri (Colorado) ...
 

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