Sam McCloud is a rustic country sheriff from a rural part of the United States. He travels to the big city and joins the police force, using his country ways and laid-back approach to nab ... See full summary »
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 ... See full summary »
Dick Van Dyke,
Barry Van Dyke,
Father Frank Dowling, a fine Catholic parish priest in Chicago, drives housekeeper Marie to despair by his habit of being late for dinner as he and his assistant (streetwise nun Stephanie '... See full summary »
Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.
Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous, depending upon the point of view. This show is also notable for perhaps ... See full summary »
After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle gets permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
"Cover-Up" begins with a guy having a heart attack and being brought to a local emergency care clinic. Unfortunately, the doctor who SHOULD have been on duty stepped out for a couple hours and he left his buddy in charge. The problem is that although his friend is a doctor, he is in no way qualified in emergency medicine...none. As a result of his incompetence, the man dies--the victim of improper treatment. However, the doctor who SHOULD have been there showed up and orchestrated a cover-up to hide what really happened. The only clues that something improper happened was the presence of a drug that actually killed the guy as well as Quincy's niece--the nurse who witnessed some of the blundering that killed the man. But, with doctors and the head of the clinic working hard to hide the truth, can Quincy get to the bottom of it?
This is a rather scary episode. I am not sure if unqualified doctors today can work in emergency clinics like they did in the show, though pretty much any doctor can go in practice doing things like plastic surgery without expert training. As I said, very scary for all of us potential patients! On top of this, the final minutes of the show at the coroner's inquest were great--very, very damning as Dr. Quincy described the horrible things the men did to do the cover-up. It was amazingly gripping--and one of the better moments in the series.
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