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Diagnosis Murder 

Dr. Mark Sloan has a knack for getting into trouble, negotiating the twists and turns of mysteries and solving crimes with the help of his son, Steve, a homicide detective.

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Series cast summary:
Dick Van Dyke ...  Dr. Mark Sloan / ... 178 episodes, 1993-2001
Victoria Rowell ...  Amanda Bentley-Livingston / ... 178 episodes, 1993-2001
Barry Van Dyke ...  Steve Sloan 178 episodes, 1993-2001
Charlie Schlatter ...  Dr. Jesse Travis 137 episodes, 1995-2001
Michael Tucci ...  Norman Briggs 85 episodes, 1993-1997
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Storyline

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 Anonymous

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Crime | Mystery | Drama

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English

Release Date:

29 October 1993 (USA) See more »

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Diagnosis Murder See more »

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Runtime:

(178 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although Dick Van Dyke was born in 1925, in the final season in 2001 it is shown that his character Dr Mark Sloan was born in 1937. However in the episode "Death by Extermination" from the second series in 1994 Dr Sloan describes himself as being in his sixties. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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New fan since end of Seinfeld
18 June 1999 | by ali-37See all my reviews

I never watched this show in prime time. Then I started watching it on Pax TV at 10pm and I was hooked. Now I watch it in prime time rather than watching Frasier. I love the plots and the tongue in cheek dialogue. I especially love their theme shows filled with old TV stars. I like Dick Van Dyke in this better than as Rob Petrie.

This is decent TV. I've also started watching all the Murder She Wrote reruns on A&E. I'm tired of the hackneyed sex-obsessed teeny bopper shows on regular TV. No-I'm not a senior citizen!


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