The LAPD teams up Steve with his former training officer Det. Reggie Ackroyd, who keeps blaming a murderer he put away for the 'abduction' of his wife who actually left him taking his daughter. Rough suspect interrogation and the accidental shooting of a rapist during a stake-out cause Captain Walter Newman to force both of them, under threat of prosecution, to enroll in the 'last resort', a psychiatric program for cops in Community General, where Steve backs up his delusions, even to the point of estrangement from Mark, who's called in during therapy. Yet all this helps catching a murderer...
Did You Know?
Joe Penny, who plays Det. Reggie Ackroyd, had previously starred on Jake and the Fatman, which Diagnosis Murder is a spin-off from. The character of Dr. Mark Sloan made his first appearance in the episode, "It Never Entered My Mind." See more