At Community General Dr. Jack Stewart runs into Sandy Hoyle, whom he knew from high school, and sends her for examination to Dr. Mark Sloan; her bruises testify to repeated beatings. When Jack follows her, he finds out she's a call-girl and plans to 'retire' thanks to a tape she can blackmail prominent clients with, the details of which are also kept 'in Lily's head'. After she does so Mark, who came to check up on her, is found bent over her corpse by Steve's LAPD colleague Detective Andy Ruggio; although no arrest is made, the headline is enough for the hospital board to 'recommend' him taking a vacation. Snooping in her house with Jack turns up the burned tape and black book, cigar traces and the identity of presumed blackmail victims from her late phone-calls, hot motives, so Mark goes to check them out. First is new age guru Brother Charles Simmons; next is contractor Michael Davis, whose company is about to go public; then rancher politician Joseph Talbot. Through Sandy's ... Written by
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Sandy Hoyle refers to herself as a Beverly Hills call girl. This is the first direct reference to the show's setting being changed to L.A. from its previous location in Colorado. See more