Steven and fellow LAPD Detectives Halloran and Stang (who are partners) find Councilman Watson ( whom they wanted to question about corruption) passed out at home on tranquilizers Mark prescribed; in...
Sally Jenkins is found in a dumpster, strangled. Steve suspects her violence-prone ex Ed. LAPD detective Harry Trumble, whose retirement closes down after 15 years the task force which never caught ...
Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney, who charges one hundred thousand dollars to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny, as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.
A wealthy mystery man named Charlie runs a detective agency via a speakerphone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detectives are three beautiful women, who end up in a variety of difficult situations.
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 with emergency room resident Dr. Jesse Travis and Dr. Amanda Bentley, who is the pathologist at the hospital help to solve some very strange murder cases in Diagnosis Murder.Written by
In one episode, a stunt with a motorcycle was required. But the production team didn't have the budget to perform this stunt in real-life. Dick van Dyke, being a computer animation enthusiast, created the visual effects on his home computer using the LightWave 3-D animation software, and they were used on the show. He was paid two hundred dollars for creating the sequence. See more »
Dr. Mark Slone often undertakes actions which would result in evidence and investigations being compromised. Since he has never been a police officer, these actions could result in cases being dropped or overturned upon appeal. There is no way that a District Attorney would allow Slone and his colleagues to perform the actions that they do in the show. See more »
Take one part Columbo, one part E.R. and one part the Dick Van Dyke Show and you get this great show. Dick Van Dyke proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is one of the most versatile actors in the history of television. I think that this is most definitely his best role since Rob Petrie. Also, like the Dick Van Dyke Show, this show relied on a great ensemble. Victoria Rowell, Barry Van Dyke and Charlie Schlatter were great supporting characters in this great show. Too bad its not on the air anymore, I miss seeing it and its wonderful cast.
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