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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

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29 October 1993 (USA) See more »

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Diagnosis Murder See more »

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(178 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Mary Tyler Moore was sent a script once, for her to make a guest appearance in an episode of this show, but she turned it down, because she felt it didn't suit her. Dick Van Dyke also never appeared in her hit series Mary Tyler Moore (1970). Both had previously co-starred on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961). See more »

Goofs

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 »

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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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