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Diagnosis Murder 

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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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Joyce Burditt
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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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 | Drama | Mystery

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Trivia

The character of Doctor Mark Sloan was first seen in an episode of "Jake and the Fatman (1987)." See more »

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We see Dr. Slone constantly ask his detective son to put out APB's (All Points Bulletins) or BOLOs (Be On the Look Out) to bring suspects and witnesses in. When found the police just walk up to people and place them in the squad car, taking them to the station for Steve and Mark to interview even though it's pretty clear they didn't want to come. If there is no probable cause for an arrest or an active arrest warrant, the police can't make you go anywhere against your will. Once in a while, a wealthy or educated person will assert this and ask a lawyer to be present but this is rare. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Thick of It: Episode #3.8 (2009) See more »

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Dick Van Dyke's Second Most Famous Role
23 April 2003 | by SargebriSee all my reviews

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1993 (USA) See more »

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Diagnosis Murder See more »

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Runtime:

(178 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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