CTVA US Crime - "Diagnosis Murder" (Fred Silverman/DeanHargrove/CBS) Season 7 (1999-00) Dick Van Dyke

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Season 7 (1999-00)
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############## Diagnosis Murder ##############
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Executive Producers: Fred Silverman, Dean Hargrove
Executive Producers: Chris Abbot, Dick Van Dyke
Supervising Producer: Steve Brown
Produced by Donald L. Gold
Associate Producer: Craig W. Yahata
Creative Consultants: Joel Steiger, Terry Curtis Fox, Mark Solomon

7.01 [133] Diagnosis Murder: THE ROAST
b: 23-Sep-99
w: Mark Solomon
d: Christopher Hibler
Special Guest Stars:
Steve Allen (Ray Masters)
Ruth Buzzi (Liz Summers)
Tim Conway (Tim Conrad)
Norm Crosby (Pat)
Julia Duffy (Lorraine Kay)
David Leisure (Lenny Rosen)
Dick Martin (Lou Summers)
Jayne Meadows (Connie Masters)
Tom Poston (Tom Porter)
Kivi Rogers (Jay Wilde)
Special Appearance by:
Ted Danson (Himself)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Chris Tallman .......... Andy Baxter
Caroline Williams ...... Maren
Featuring:
Jeff Campbell .......... Cop
David Shefner .......... Tony the Valet
Howard Stevens ......... Bartender
Synopsis:
A comedy roast in Mark's honor is ruined by a double murder. This episode marks one of Steve Allen's last
appearances on network television.

7.02 [134] Diagnosis Murder: SLEEPING MURDER
b: 30-Sep-99
w: Chris Abbott
d: Ron Satlof
Director of Photography, Frank Thackery
Special Guest Stars:
Jerry Van Dyke (Stacy Sloan)
Jeremy Garrett (Dr. Daniel Richards)
Charmin Lee (Det. Cheryl Banks) (black cop)(recurring)(entry)
Christopher Grove (Unknown)
Daniel Hagen (Unknown)
Shane Van Dyke (Med Student Alex)
And:
Joanna Cassidy (as Madison Wesley) (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
John J. Dalesandro ....... Terry Shaefer
Victoria Fang ............ Employee
Cheryl Francis Harrington ... Night Duty Nurse
Kevin McNally ............ EMT (recurring)
Rob Leo Roy .............. Robert Holmes
Mark Daniel Cado ......... Det. Randy Walker
Synopsis:
Mark worries that his sleepwalking brother may be guilty of murder.
 
7.03 [135] Diagnosis Murder: BRINGING UP BARBIE
b: 07-Oct-99
w: Steve Brown
d: Ron Satlof
Director of Photography, Frank Thackery
gs:
Morgan Nagler (Barbie Greer)
Don R. McManus (Chuck Greer)
James Sutorius (Tommy Toussaint)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Robert Bailey Jr. ..... C.J.
Robert Dorfman ........ Salesman
Jesse D. Goins ........ Deputy Chief
Peter Hendrixson ...... Val McNamara
Tom Kiesche ........... Dino Valenti
Featuring:
Granger Green ......... Hip Girl
Ernesto Miyares ....... Shoe Shine Man
Synopsis:
Mark baby-sits Barbie, the daughter of one of Steve's old friends, while her father hides from a gangster.

7.04 [136] Diagnosis Murder: MURDER AT MIDTERM
b: 14-Oct-99
Written by Melody Fox & Marc Cushman
Directed by Christopher Hibler
Director of Photography, Frank Thackery
Guest Stars:
Jonathan Scarfe (Quinn Montgomery)
Renee Humphrey (Holly Harris)
Shane Van Dyke (Med Student Alex) (recurring)
And:
Joanna Cassidy (Madison Wesley) (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Mark Daniel Cade ....... Det. Randy Walker
Michael Caldwell ....... Andre
Charles Dougherty ...... Charles Wright
Nicole Forester ........ Jennifer Warner
Dona Hardy ............. Elderly Woman
Randall Slavin ......... Jimmy Horn
Featuring:
Jonathan Avildsen ...... Woody Dupar
Carlos Alberto Felix ... Police Detective
Jim Lau ................ Cashier
Synopsis:
A fiendish med student sells prescription pads to a drug dealer and murders his partner when she becomes too
needy. Mark plays Columbo to nail the murderer.

7.05 [137] Diagnosis Murder: THE FLAME (good episode)
b: 21-Oct-99
w: Joel Steiger
d: Christian I. Nyby II
Director of Photography, Leland Nakahara
Guest Stars:
Michelle Phillips (Lydia Parkinson)
Ray Wise (John Parkinson)
Rebecca Staab (Betsy)
And:
Joanna Cassidy (as Madison Wesley) (recurring) (credited but does NOT appear)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
John Capodice ........ Antony Cavallo
Israel Juarbe ........ Jose
Brent Keast .......... Chairman
*
Charmin Lee (Det. Cheryl Banks)(uncredited))
Synopsis:
Steve investigates a murder in which the main suspect is the husband of Mark's old flame. Steve and
Jesse date the same girl.

7.06 [138] Diagnosis Murder: THE KILLER WITHIN
b: 28-Oct-99
w: Terry Curtis Fox
d: Frank Thackery
Director of Photography, Leland Nakahara
Guest Stars:
Lisa Sheridan (Unknown)
Lauren Dahl (Unknown)
Star Jasper (Kiki)
Bruce A. Young (Unknown)
And:
Joanna Cassidy (as Madison Wesley)(recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Herschel Bleefeld ....... Simon
Gerald Emerick .......... Graham Lesher
Susan Fukuda ............ Kit Roberts
Lisa Long ............... Marilya
Marc Valera ............. Bill
Synopsis:
A med student, surrogate daughter to Madison Wesley, is sent to a rehab program to kick drugs. Once there,
she's wrongly accused of murdering a fellow patient. Mark sets his sights on bringing down the real culprit.

7.07 [139] Diagnosis Murder: GANGLAND Part 1
b: 09-Nov-99
w: Terry Curtis Fox
d: Victor Lobl
Guest Stars:
Susan Gibney (Maya)
David Marciano (Eddie Michaels)
Michelle Stafford (Trish)
Shane Van Dyke (Med Student Alex)(recurring)
*
Co-Starring (end credits)
Richard Cody ......... Kip
George Hartman ....... Tommy
Kathleen Lloyd ....... Emma Bornstein
Kevin McNally ........ Paramedic (recurring)
Aaron J. Meeks ....... Dion
William Newman ....... Chester Chumley
Patricia Place ....... Mrs. Palmer
Synopsis:
Mark's life becomes hectic when a look-alike gangster moves to LA and is caught up in a struggle for power.
Note:In this episode we find out that Amanda was a foster child, just like Victoria Rowell was herself.

7.08 [140] Diagnosis Murder: GANGLAND Part 2
b: 09-Nov-99
w: Terry Curtis Fox d: Victor Lobl
Guest Stars:
Susan Gibney (Maya)
David Marciano (Eddie Michaels)
Michelle Stafford (Trish)
Shane Van Dyke (Med Student Alex)(recurring)
*
Co-Starring (end credits)
Robert Bailey, Jr. ..... CJ
Rusty Burns ............ Betsy
George W. Hartman ...... Tommy
John W. Johnston ....... Rick
Kathleen Lloyd ......... Emma Bornstein
Aaron Meeks ............ Dion
Patricia Place ......... Mrs. Palmer
Daniel Zacapa .......... Waiter
Synopsis:
Mark's life becomes hectic when a look-alike gangster moves to LA and is caught up in a struggle for power.

7.09 [141] Diagnosis Murder: THE MOUTH THAT ROARED
b: 11-Nov-99 w: Cathryn Michen d: Terrence O'Hara
dop NK
gs:
Christine Tucci (Denise Steiner)
Mark Adair-Rios (Mando Arriaga)
Alyson Croft (Unknown)
Kathleen Noone (Jesse's Mother)
Catherine Paolone (Unknown)
Special Guest Star:
Stephanie Miller (Herself)
Special Appearances by:
Donny Osmond (Himself)
Marie Osmond (Herself)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Patience Cleveland ...... Grace Whitaker
Michele Marsh ........... Emily
Synopsis:
An outgoing radio host who's hunting for her birth mother is suspected of murdering a phoney mother. Jesse's mother visits.

7.10 [142] Diagnosis Murder: THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS
b: 18-Nov-99
w: Chris Abbott & Steve Brown
d: Christopher Hibler
Guest Stars:
Stephanie Zimbalist (Vanessa Sellars)
Philip Casnoff (Grant Connor)
Paul Gleason (Unknown)
Rebecca Chambers (Polly Cornwallis)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Harry Bennett ...... Worker
Sue Casey .......... Mrs. Davis
Jim Jansen ......... Mr. Van Ark
Ron Lea ............ Ira Janos
John C. Moskoff .... Cigar Store Proprietor
Guy Siner .......... Auctioneer
Featuring:
Paul Eider ......... Anthony
Mark Galasso ....... Cop
Hans Howes ......... Homeless Man
Joe Vassallo ....... Driver
Synopsis:
Mark matches wits with a beautiful jewel thief who's being framed for murder.

7.11 [143] Diagnosis Murder: SANTA CLAUDE (Christmas episode)
b: 16-Dec-99
w: Burt Prelutsky & Steve Brown
d: Nancy Malone
Director of Photography, Frank Thackery
Guest Stars:
Leon Russom (Claude Campbell)
And
Joanna Cassidy (Madison Wesley) (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Dr. Joyce Brothers ....... Dr. Hazeltine
Scarlett Pomers .......... Judy
Michael Ryan Way ......... Jonathan Anders
Featuring:
Anthony Gordon ........... 1st Homeless Guy
Gary Brussell ............ 2nd Homeless Guy
John Cirigliano .......... 3rd Homeless Guy
Marty Fortney ............ Bobby Joe Falwell
Evelyn Iocolano .......... Charlene
Geoff Koch ............... Willy Fallwell
Barber Shop Quartet:
James Sabina ............. Tenor
Bob Hartley .............. Lead
Michael McGee ............ Baritone
Brian Philbin ............ Bass
*
Richard Riehle (Dep. Sheriff Harmon Tolliver)(uncredited)
Ann Gillespie (Unknown (uncredited))
Synopsis:
Hospital horticulturist Claude is revealed to be an escaped convict living under an assumed name for the
past 10 years. Mark fights to shelter Claude from extradition while striving to prove his innocence.
 
7.12 [144] Diagnosis Murder: MAN OVERBOARD
b: 06-Jan-00
w: Mike Lyons & Kimberly Wells
d: Frank Thackery
Filmed on board the Queen Mary
Guest Stars:
Brynn Thayer (Claire Brannigan)
James Lancaster (unknown)
Allison Mackie (Amy)
John Bennett Perry (Robert Brannigan)
Nick Tate (Captain Kennedy)
Mia Wesley (Unknown)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Thomas Crawford ......... Man
Deena Dill Smith ........ Casey
Eric Scott Gould ........ Photographer
Lynne Marta ............. Bernetta Cole
Chris McDermott ......... Mrs. Yeats
Kevin McNally ........... Paramedic (recurring)
Harry Weiss ............. Elderly Man
Greg Zerkle ............. Anesthesiologist
Synopsis:
Mark takes on a temporary assignment as physician on a cruise ship and sleuths to uncover the killer
of a disagreeable man.

7.13 [145] Diagnosis Murder: FRONTIER DAD
b: 13-Jan-00
w: Barry Van Dyke s: Paul Vincent Picerni and Barry Van Dyke
d: Frank Thackery
dop: LN
Gs:
Carey Van Dyke (Carl Simpson)
Shane Van Dyke (Med Student Alex) (recurring)
Wes Van Dyke (Tommy)
Taryn Van Dyke (Missy)
Robert Bailey Jr. (CJ)
Robert Fuller (Bob McLane)
Anne Lockhart (Jean Malone)
Jeff Mackay (Unknown)
Sal Viscuso (Phil)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Dean Hallo ..........Jack Ely
Paul Picerni ........Chris Benway
Lynne Maclean .......Nadine
Aaron Meeks .........Dion
David Wells .........Bradley Perkins
Featuring:
Monty Simons ........Jimmy
Synopsis:
Steve goes undercover as a TV stunt man to discover who's trying to kill an abrasive young star.
 Filmed at The Paramount Ranch where Dr. Quinn  Medicine Woman was filmed for 6 seasons.

7.14 [146] Diagnosis Murder: TOO MANY COOKS
b: 20-Jan-00
w: Joyce Burditt
d: Christopher Hibler
dop: LN
gs:
Harriet Sansom Harris (Marisa Parkhurst)
Alastair Duncan (Eliot Grayson)
Meagen Fay (Connie Carmichael)
Ken Kercheval (Keith Dunn)
Debi A. Monahan (Camille Carmichael)
Julian Stone (Rene Fotenaux)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Drew Ebersole ......... Josh
D'Wayne Gardner ....... Security Guard
Featuring:
Cory Parravano ........ Young Rene
Synopsis:
Mark investigates when a philandering chef is murdered during a televised charity cook-off.

7.15 [147] Diagnosis Murder: JAKE'S WOMEN
b: 03-Feb-00
w: Mark Solomon
d: Victor Lobl
dop: FT
gs:
Molly Cheek (Unknown)
Michelle Clunie (Unknown)
DeLane Matthews (Caroline Caldwell)
Cristine Rose (Sarah Prince)
John Schuck (Police Captain)
J.C. Wendel (Gloria Caldwell)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Monique Edwards ....... Police Officer
Matt Gottlieb ......... Mr. Swan
Anthony Newfield ...... Minister
Charmin Lee (as Det. Cheryl Banks) (uncredited) (recurring)
Synopsis:
Mark is stunned to learn that his late friend Jake was married to two women. Steve juggles the investigation
of Jake's murder and a blossoming relationship.

7.16 [148] Diagnosis Murder: MURDER BY REMOTE
b: 10-Feb-00
w: Terry Curtis Fox
d: Christopher Hibler
dop: FT
Guest Stars:
Jonathan Banks (Bruce Locatelli)
Charmin Lee (Det. Cheryl Banks) (recurring)(black cop)
Karmin Murcelo (Unknown)
And:
Dan Lauria (Donald Purdy)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Bethany Bassler ....... Laura Kravitz
Kevin McNally ......... Paramedic (recurring)
Richard Penn .......... Langston McHenry
Rochelle Swanson ...... Phil
Synopsis:
A devious home security programmer plots to murder the children of everyone involved in the accidental death of his son.

7.17 [149] Diagnosis Murder: TEACHER'S PET
b: 17-Feb-00
w: Joel Steiger
d: Vince McEveety
dop: FT
gs:
Brigid Brannagh (Jill Hoving)
Robin Thomas (Unknown)
Granville Van Dusen (Unknown)
And:
Joanna Cassidy (Madison Wesley)(recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Mark Brown ............. ADA Eric Lane
Glenndon Chatman ....... Zachary
Sean G. Griffin ........ Judge Gavin
Anthony S. Johnson ..... Walter
Brent Keast ............ Chairman
Kevin Sizemore ......... Mickey Hoving
Larry Sullivan Jr. ..... Jordon Alsop
Synopsis:
A young med student is suspected of killing her abusive husband after her story of murderous burglars proves false.

7.18 [150] Diagnosis Murder: THE UNLUCKIEST BACHELOR IN L.A.
b: 24-Feb-00
w: Cathryn Michon
d: Bernie Kowalski
dop: FT
Guest Stars:
Kim Greist (Lou Tyler)
Challen Cates (Unknown)
Julie Brown (Host)
Jim Ortlieb (Unknown)
W. Morgan Sheppard (Dr. Arneberg)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Noah Blake ......... Doug
Jeff Boland ........ Barrista
Dennis Bowen ....... Co-Pilot
Steve Heller ....... Delivery Guy
Tim Herzog ......... Jack
Barbara Mallory .... Nancy
Lorin McCraley ..... Slacker One
Linda Michaels ..... Nurse
Kevin McNally ...... Paramedic (recurring)
Adam Vernier ....... Security Guard
Terry Urdang ....... Jeanie
Synopsis:
Steve meets a new girlfriend on a television game show and then investigates when she's killed. Steve suspects
her estranged brother, a doctor at Community General.
In #176-177 "Deadly Mirage" you see flashbacks of this episode.

7.19 [151] Diagnosis Murder: A RESTING PLACE
b: 06-Apr-00
Story by Charlie Schlatter & Craig Tomashoff
Teleplay by Burt Prelutsky
d: Farhad Mann
dop: FT
gs:
Charlotte Rae (Estelle)
James Greene (Jimmy Corley)
Richard Cox (Director)
Mary Donnelly-Haskell (Unknown)
Julie Lauren (Unknown)
Lee Weaver (Unknown)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Thomas Bankowski ...... Computer Expert
Peter Dennis .......... Clifford Swinburn
Daniel Fern ........... Bart Ellison
Bobby Harwell ......... Dave "Hawk" Hawkins
Linda Porter .......... Miss Winkle
Paul Vincent Picerni .. Fumigator
Synopsis:
Doc Sloan goes undercover as a patient in a retirement home to solve the murder of an ex-cop.

7.20 [152] Diagnosis Murder: MURDER AT BBQ BOB'S
b: 20-Apr-00
w: Paul Bishop
d: Victor Lobl
dop: FT
gs:
Thomas Downey (Unknown)
Jenya Lano (Unknown)
Mark Valley (Unknown)
Shane Van Dyke (Med Student Alex)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
J. Kenneth Campbell .... Col. Lucian Chandler
Andi Carnick ........... Lt. Col. Sally Macpherson
Kimber Sissons ......... Dana Chandler
Synopsis:
Steve teams with a Naval Investigator when the apparent suicide of a military officer turns into a cold-blooded murder.

7.21 [153] Diagnosis Murder: TWO BIRDS WITH ONE SLOAN
b: 27-Apr-00 w:
Terry Curtis Fox
d: Nancy Malone
dop: FT
gs:
Allyce Beasley (Unknown)
Jennifer Bini Taylor (Unknown)
John Griffin (Unknown)
Ken Lerner (Saul Singer)
Margaret E. Welsh (Unknown)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Mark Bennington ....... Teamster
Roxana Brusso ......... Alma
Nika Frost ............ Ragna Clark
Adam Ingleson ......... Stole
Brian Morri ........... Medic
Jeffrey Weissman ...... Lucas
Synopsis:
Mark appears on a quiz show to uncover the killer of a game show contestant.

7.22 [154] Diagnosis Murder: SWAN SONG
b: 04-May-00
w: Joel Steiger
d: Victor Lobl
gs:
Helen Reddy (Danielle Marsh)
David Bowe (Larry)
David Graf (John)
Melissa Greenspan (Ellie Rose)
Gina Hecht (Rhonda)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Jeff Bailey .......... Artist
Lawrence LeJohn ...... Officer
Tony Pennello ........ Motorcycle Policeman
Synopsis:
Mark's old friend, singer Danielle Marsh, visits and begins exhibiting erratic behavior while dodging
attempts on her life. Mark attempts to fight through Marsh's defensive barriers to help his friend.
 
7.23/7.24 [155/156] Diagnosis Murder: OUT OF THE PAST: (2hr episode) Part 1+2
b: 11-May-00
w: Steve Brown (pt 1)/ d: Victor Lobl (pt 1)
w: Burt Prelutsky (pt 1)/ d: Donald L. Gold (pt 2)
Prdouced by Donald L. Gold / Supervising Producer: Steve Brown
Asociate Producer: Craig W. Yahata
Executive Story Consultant: Burt Prelutsky
Director of Photography: Frank Thackery
gs:
John Schneider (Brett Hayward) (the guy who has plastic surgery) (Dukes of Hazzard)
Sam Anderson (Dr. Yordsberg)
John Billingsley (Unknown)
Priscilla Garita (Unknown)
Ari Meyers (Unknown)
John Thaddeus (Unknown)
Shane Van Dyke (Med Student Alex Martin) (recurring)
And:
Joanna Cassidy (Dr.Madison Wesley) (recurring)
*
Co-Starring:
Scotti Austin .......... Policewoman
Gregory Balaban ........ Dr. Klemper
Kim Delgado ............ Cop #2
Cynthia Ferrer ......... Edna
Damon Jones ............ Landlord
Anthony Michael Jones .. Bobby Baker
*
Mike Justus ............ Nice Fighter
Brent Keast ............ Chairman
Thomas Lumberg Jr. ..... Cop #1
Brian Manley ........... Man in Wheelchair
Kevin McNally .......... Paramedic
Harry S. Murphy ........ Mr. Vanderhaven
*
Nancy H. Newman ........ Nurse
Michael Papajohn ....... Belligerent Fighter
Lynda Robertson ........ Sexy Nurse
Melanie Romain ......... Autograph Nurse
Ashlynn Rose ........... Shannon
Paul Smit .............. Forensics Expert
Synopsis (1st hour):
An old friend of med student Alex Martin is mixed up in the murder investigation of an L.A. 'madam'. Mark suspects
Alex's friend may be more deeply involved in the madam's business than she lets on. Meanwhile, Madison Wesley is
stalked by a homicidal killer who's recently undergone plastic surgery.
Synopsis (2nd hour):
Madison moves in with her new paramour, unaware that he's trying to kill her. Jesse is suspected of being the
anonymous author of a tell-all book that places hospital workers in spicy relationships.

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