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Season 7

23 Sep. 1999
The Roast
The day Dr. Mark Sloane is to be 'honored' as Man of the Year at the Roast, where comedians makes merciless fun of him in the Jokers Club, which despite its fun-loving name is also a cesspit of envy and blame, Andy Baxter, a sideman who made a surprise appearance grossly insulting the speaker, Lou Summers, and dropping trou he's killed during a very short power break by a knife in the back. While Steve is conducting first interrogations, the killer knocks out Jesse and stabs Lou to death. The crowd provide multiple clues and suspicions, but Mark figures it all out by ...
30 Sep. 1999
Sleeping Murder
When a businessman runs through the streets to shoot an apparent nobody in clear daylight, Steve is puzzled. Mark is even more surprised when his annoying brother Stacy Sloan appears after a drive all the way from Arkansas for free medical consult with a bad back; worse, he is found to relapse into dangerous sleepwalking landing him twice at the site of a fatal accident or murder of a patient. Meanwhile Dr. Madison Wesley, the new dean of the medical school, is brutally harsh on young Dr. Daniel Richards, despite Mark's pleading to cut the talented kid some slack ...
7 Oct. 1999
Bringing Up Barbie
Now Susan his run off to Oregon with a chiropractor, Jesse suffers babysitting Amanda's rascal CJ. Mark is delighted to meet in BBQ Bob's Chuck Greer, who once saved Steve's life in Vietnam, and accepts minding for a while his daughter Barbara, who also proves a handful. Steve discovers he has been assuming the identity of the wealthy Ralph Eastman, as he ran from a clothes shop chased -both in their underwear- by an unknown man who recognized him. Both Sloanes are surprised to hear she knew her dad wanted her off his hands for several days, not knowing he's offering ...
14 Oct. 1999
Murder at Midterm
When bright med student Quinn Montgomery, whose formerly rich family from Miami was ruined, learns during midterms that his penniless lover Holly Harris is pregnant, which would ruin his wedding plans with heiress Jennifer Warner, he arranges her death with poisoned Chinese takeaway and sets up a stooge. Once Amanda points out the supposed suicide or accident is fake since there's no gelatin in her stomach, so her food had to be spiked, Mark Sloane starts investigating every single detail till he knows enough to set a trap...
21 Oct. 1999
The Flame
While Jesse is jogging he sees smoke coming out of a garage, breaks the door but is too late to save Frank Baumgart, the apparent suicide victim. Amanda finds he was on Prozac but also was hit hard on the head. Steve finds a wrench and the finger prints of Frank's ex-boss John Parkinson, who has a violence record and was being sued by him for $2,000,000 he didn't even have, on the suicide note; Johns wife Livia turns to Mark, her old friend. Then John produces proof she was too close again with Frank, but denies hiring the PI to the Sloanes. Livia now tells Mark she ...
28 Oct. 1999
The Killer Within
Dr. Madison Wesley asks Mark to help Lisa, her great love's daughter, whom she found OD'd, into a prime rehab. After five days she steals admittedly at least one syringe of Demerol from an open medicine cabinet, and finds Tommy Santini ODd from three more, although he was afraid of needles, so she's arrested. Shortly after a session with Dr. Carla Meyer, the MD in charge, another patient, Kiki, is found dead with a suicide note, which Mark proves absurd; then he sets a trap...
4 Nov. 1999
Gangland: Part 1
Gangster 'Mr. G', a perfect Mark Sloane lookalike, is released from jail; his gang has moved business to California, and rented a Malibu beach-house. His daughter, who took care of the 'firm' for years, is furious to be shoved aside again from the new project, the 'Gangland' casino for which she got the governor to sign a private bill granting the state's first-ever license by bribing politicians, but can't go trough with having him killed by a sniper, and decides on kidnapping her old man- but gets Mark instead, while the real Mr. G is mistaken for Mark even by Jesse...
4 Nov. 1999
Gangland: Part 2
Mark is brought in shot, Jesse saves him -while student Alex Smith does his rounds- by removing the bullet, but he has temporary amnesia; no, that's lookalike mobster John 'Mr. G' Gotti: the real doc walks in with Steve, but soon Mr. G knocks him down and takes his place; his daughter finds Mark locked into the closet, but the mobster walks into a trap at his girlfriend's. Steve is just in time to prevent a sniper casing a fatal accident in Ponyland, discovers the daughter is working as administrator on the wellness center project and helps Mark set a trap...
11 Nov. 1999
The Mouth That Roared
Radio shock-jock Denise Steiner declares on a TV show 'in jest' she would have to kill her birth mother, who abandoned her after birth, if she ever found her after all of these years. While Mark is her radio guest, she gets a call in the long-lasting search for her mom; she doesn't take it seriously, but after the show an assistant shows that the caller, Joanne Lombardi, knew about her secret birthmark. Meanwhile, Jesse warns everybody that his visiting mother is a terror by being too nice- she surprises even him by offering a full partnership in her private practice ...
18 Nov. 1999
The Seven Deadly Sins
Mark matches wits with a beautiful jewel thief who is being framed for murder.
16 Dec. 1999
Santa Claude
Claude Campbell, the hospital's janitor, is looking forward to play Santa Clause again, but Mark diagnoses him with terminal cancer. The preparations for Christmas festivities are difficult- Jesse bitches about the commercial side and social pressure, even more after someone breaks his car window and steals all his presents, but finally volunteers BBQ Bob's for a homeless dinner; Mark can't find any good voices for a barber shop quartet. Trying to get Claude eligible for assistance, Steve discovers his identity is false, he's actually Andrew Basevich, an escaped ...
6 Jan. 2000
Man Overboard
Mark is asked by a friend to cover for a cruise ship's Doctor, who has gone on his honeymoon, splitting the medical duties with Jesse and Amanda, and Steve tags along for a much needed vacation. Barely aboard, they must save multimillionaire Robert Brantigan, who somehow had taken a triple dose of insulin. Jesse and Amanda drown in patients, especially after Mark takes on the duties of the injured Activities Director. Robert goes missing, and his wife Clare reports him missing to the ships' Captain. News reaches the cruise ship that his drowned body has been recovered...
13 Jan. 2000
Frontier Dad
The whole gang, plus Alex Smith and Amanda's rascals, is invited to observe the shooting of an episode of "Frontier dad", a family series about Wild West hero Dash, starring Carl Simpson who gets a bit old but still does some stunts himself. His stuntman Jimmy falls to his death after multiple sabotage, including the radio instructions. Steve investigates high-profile undercover as the new stuntman, while Jesse temporarily replaces the fired medic, and diagnoses Steve hurt bad enough to see Mark in hospital. They learn Carls ratings are down while his teenage ...
20 Jan. 2000
Too Many Cooks
The three doctor sleuths are celebrity guests in cooking shows on the Cuisine Chanel; Amanda even has a passionate relation with a star chef, René Fontineau. They soon learn the business is not relaxed but highly competitive. After a fire on the set and anaphylactic shock strike and kill René, Steve starts a murder investigation in what turns out to be a cesspit of grudges, greed and other personal or financial potential motives for the channel's sole owner, Keith Dunn, who once started as partner in a Cajun restaurant with René, the surviving star cooks and even ...
3 Feb. 2000
Jake's Women
When Jake Caldwell brings in his wife to the hospital, Mark learns it's Caroline, another woman besides the spouse Gloria he already knows, and Jake is in fact a bigamist. Just after Gloria finds out, she gets wounded and two days later Jake is killed, but by one or two shooters? It also comes out that Casanova Jake had a mistress on top of his wives, and both of them had invested their own money into his sinking business -he leaves them only debt- and his secretary's loyalty to the point of doctoring papers smells of another lover. Meanwhile, Steve finds he may be in...
10 Feb. 2000
Murder by Remote
Now noisy construction work drives Steve crazy at Mark's beach-house, he decides to move out, making his dad nostalgic. When Jesse's girl friend Lana dies in the pool of a fully computer-controlled house after disregarding a warning to keep out, Steve considers domotics both for his criminal and residential searches. Bruce Locatelli, the creator-CEO of the model which killed, suggests but refuses to say formally that his competitor Donald Purdy deliberately sabotaged his system by reprogramming it via the 'backdoor'. Mark finds out about Locatelli's past, but then he ...
17 Feb. 2000
Teacher's Pet
Mark and Steve go fishing; when they return they find med student Mickey Hoving, who was house-sitting, murdered, according to his wife Jill who is sitting next to him but unharmed by armed robbers. All physical evidence contradicts her story, and indeed she has a lover's row at the hospital with Dr. Donald Ward, which Jesse knew about, but she convinces him not to speak up. The only stolen effects are found dumped in the ocean; Dr. Ward tells Mark about their affair without accusing Jill. When Mark finds a contact lens, he realizes Ward is a suspect too, or probably ...
24 Feb. 2000
The Unluckiest Bachelor in L.A.
Despite his clumsy and willful appearance, his honesty gets Steve picked in a TV dating program by candidate Lily Wilson. On their first date, in a park with cameras lurking around, he gets shot, but not seriously wounded; on their second, a car runs her over fatally. It turns out she was the -never before mentioned- sister of Community General doctor Frederick Wilson. After her roomy and friend Jean points Steve to P.I. Lou Tyler, he and Mark find out about Dr. Wilson's dark past...
6 Apr. 2000
A Resting Place
Steve's retired colleague Dave 'Hawk' Hawkins is murdered while undercover in the resting home Sunny Meadows. While waiting for Steve to perform an arrest, a vase is smashed onto his skull, expertly staged as a bath-drowning. Director Miss Winkle is most uncooperative, but Steve works out that Hawk was working on a robbery case, involving retiree Bart Ellison who was recently released from jail and still had a $2,000,000 loot, but he dies from an OD. The sleuths' theory being the motive was his hefty inheritance; Mark has himself signed in as retired banker Brinkley ...
20 Apr. 2000
Murder at BBQ Bob's
While US Marines Captain Paul Davis, Lieutenant Richard Martinelli -an MP- and Lieutenant Jean Romanski are eating at BBQ Bob's during Jesse's shift, a fourth, Captain Hank Thomas, bursts in saying "You'll all be sorry" and shoots himself in the head. Steven has barely started his investigation when female NIS agent Warrant Officer Hannah Bernstein bursts in and claims the case for the military, illegally, yet he gentlemanly accepts to collaborate; even after they know he used the wrong hand base commander Colonel Lucien Chandler orders her to close the case as ...
27 Apr. 2000
Two Birds with One Sloan
Wheel chair user Saul Singer has a car accident but Mark gets him by ambulance to TV presenter Drew McIntyre's trivia quiz "Through the Roof" where he is breaking the earnings records - because he blackmails him to hand over the answers in advance. Steve hears Saul's car brakes were subtly sabotaged. The next show day, Saul has a fatal asthma crisis on air; Amanda finds his vital inhaler was empty. Drew's assistant, who was impressed by his memory, recruits Mark for an audition as contestant, which he aces and thus can snoop on the set. Meanwhile Steve finds Saul had ...
4 May 2000
Swan Song
Singer/pianist Danielle Marsh has her own grand piano flown to L.A. from New York claiming it's the only thing that calms her jittery nerves, and moves in with the Sloanes until her concert. Jesse hesitates to help med. student Ellie Rose meet her idol and present her own composition in her style. When Danielle comes for a medical check-up when Mark isn't in, she walks out after insulting Jesse; she's equally impossible at the theater and claims to have been chased in a red car by a man who had hassled her earlier in New York. Just when symptoms of memory loss have ...
11 May 2000
Out of the Past
When a girl cop is brought in wounded, Jesse patches her up and dates her, but as Amanda finds and brings out she sets him up for a staged scary ride. Alex recognizes her roommate Amy Saroyan as a youth friend, runaway from home. She also was the roommate of the late call-girl Oaks, the godmother of her daughter Shannon; Oaks had a 'tame cop', Steve's ruthlessly ambitious colleague detective Robert Cardinal, who walks into a trap they set so he'll shoot the fake Amy. Meanwhile hospital official Dr. Madison Wesley dates slick Brett Hayward and plays along in his ...
11 May 2000
Getting Mad, Getting Even
Two weeks later, Brett Hayward murders Dr. Hjortsberg, the plastic surgeon who created his present identity, knowing him as patient Eddie Dagabosian, and as such harbors a grudge against Madison, with whom he moves in, but Steve's LAPD team finds the drugs the killer 'stole' in a nearby dumpster. Meanwhile a 'Dr. anonymous' publishes a sleaze bestseller book version of the Community General sleuths, entitled Big City Hospital, for which half the staff mistakes Jesse, even Amanda. Although everything goes wrong now in Madison's life, she resents Mark for running a ...

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