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The Last Resort 

The LAPD teams up Steve with his former training officer Det. Reggie Ackroyd, who keeps blaming a murderer he put away for the 'abduction' of his wife who actually left him taking his ... See full summary »

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Dr. Mark Sloan
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Amanda Bentley-Livingston
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Dr. Jesse Travis
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Steve Sloan
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Det. Reggie Ackroyd
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Det. Tanis Archer
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Brad Carver
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Capt. Walter Newman
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Dr. Sinclair (as Reginald Vel Johnson)
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Warren Decker
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Liz Ambrose
Gregorio ...
Victor Thaw (as Zia)
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Edith
Eddie Matz ...
Delroy (as Ed Matz)
Al Foster ...
Karl Jackson
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The LAPD teams up Steve with his former training officer Det. Reggie Ackroyd, who keeps blaming a murderer he put away for the 'abduction' of his wife who actually left him taking his daughter. Rough suspect interrogation and the accidental shooting of a rapist during a stake-out cause Captain Walter Newman to force both of them, under threat of prosecution, to enroll in the 'last resort', a psychiatric program for cops in Community General, where Steve backs up his delusions, even to the point of estrangement from Mark, who's called in during therapy. Yet all this helps catching a murderer... Written by KGF Vissers

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19 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Joe Penny, who plays Det. Reggie Ackroyd, had previously starred on Jake and the Fatman, which Diagnosis Murder is a spin-off from. The character of Dr. Mark Sloan made his first appearance in the episode, "It Never Entered My Mind." See more »

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If Warren Decker, the security guard coming on shift was the killer, why does the camera show him coming into the room instead of just showing up behind the first guard already there? See more »

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Not P.C.
21 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

I enjoy the series and know it is definitely fiction because these characters would not be getting away with what they are in real life. I had a problem with the statement made by the son, Lt Sloan, who is making the remark to someone that he is stuck on a "routine rape stakeout." There is nothing about a rape that is routine nor should it have been taken so lightly in the characters statement. Granted, this episode was in 1998, but domestic violence and rape had escalated by then to alarming statistics . The characters don't seem to have real jobs that necessitates them being at work for any length of time so hope people take note in this that in real hospitals , real people take care of their patients and real law enforcement personnel also are doing theirs also . I watch or rather listen to these episodes while doing thing around the house and take them with a grain of salt .


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