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Diagnosis Murder: The House on Sycamore Street (1992)

Dr Mark Sloan cannot believe that his former student Dr Drummond, an ambitious cosmetic surgeon, has committed suicide. Assisted by his team of hobby detectives, pathologist Amanda Bentley ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dick Van Dyke ... Doctor Mark Sloan
Cynthia Gibb ... Dr. Amanda Bentley
Stephen Caffrey ... Dr. Jack Parker
Barry Van Dyke ... Det. Steve Sloan
Mariette Hartley ... Kate Hamilton
Peter Scolari ... Dr. Zach Drummond
David Warner ... Dr. Lloyd Stern - plastic surgeon
Kerrie Keane ... Maggie Drummond
George Hamilton ... J.D. Gantry / Harry Lennox
Ron White ... Webber Lyman / John Harwin
Christianne Hirt ... Justine Whitaker - loan officer
Debi A. Monahan Debi A. Monahan ... Breast Implant Patient
Vernee Watson ... Esther Wiggins (as Vernée Watson-Johnson)
Sheila Paterson Sheila Paterson ... Mrs. Thibideaux
Beverley Hendry Beverley Hendry ... Lindsay (as Beverly Hendry)
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Dr Mark Sloan cannot believe that his former student Dr Drummond, an ambitious cosmetic surgeon, has committed suicide. Assisted by his team of hobby detectives, pathologist Amanda Bentley and junior doctor Jack Parker, Sloan tries to investigate the case. He finds out that Drummond and his senior partner, Dr Stern, had used plastic surgery to create a double of rich banker and benefactor Gantry, who is expected to make a major donation to the community hospital. Does Gantry also plan to have his double assassinated in order to vanish with the money himself? Written by Otto Oberhauser <Oberhauser@cc.univie.ac.at>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1992 (USA) See more »

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Diagnosis Murder: The House on Sycamore Street See more »

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1.33 : 1
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[Kate has passed out from too much champagne]
Dr. Mark Sloan: [To Pedro the parrot] Did you really make a pass at her? I can't say I blame you!
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2/10. The series is a lot better than this lightweight silliness.
18 January 2004 | by robert-jalberg7See all my reviews

Anodyne nonsense from the tap-dancing - and in this episode, rapping, doctor sleuth.

Mark Sloan (Dick Van Dyke) has to unravel a mystery when he deduces that an old plastic surgeon friend didn't commit suicide by jumping off a building. No, even though he was under pressure and in debt, leading the ever short-sighted Steve (Barry Van Dyke) to the easy deduction of an accident, it's Mark's knack of sleuthing that gets them involved in a murder investigation.

Fans of the Diagnosis Murder series will want to catch this pilot, with Cynthia Gibb and Steven Caffrey in the roles taken up by Victoria Rowell and Scott Baio, but newcomers will wonder what the fuss is about.


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