Quincy disappears at the worst time: a "corpse" delivered to the morgue isn't as dead as the hospital believes. Monahan needs help with a diamond smuggling case, and a young boy with symptoms that defy diagnosis arrives at the hospital. Fortunately, Dr. Hiro - Quincy's boss' boss - fills in... Written by
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refused to appear in this episode because he disliked the script, so the episode was written around him. It was his first step in pushing producer Glen A. Larson
and his company (including writer Michael Kozoll
, later co-creator of Hill Street Blues
(1981)) out the door and repeatedly holding out on new seasons until he got a production team to his liking (even then he frequently rewrote the scripts). See more