Diagnosis Murder Classic TV Show
A light-hearted series combining murder, mystery and medicine. Four-time Emmy award winner Dick Van Dyke stars as Dr Mark Sloan, a dedicated doctor working at LA's Community General Hospital. Busy as he is, he finds the time to double up as a consultant to the police department, assisting his real life and on-screen son Lieutenant Steve Sloan (Barry Van Dyke).
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Diagnosis Murder Fan Tributes38 Elli from England: Ever since i got sky its record record record i love DM it makes me feel part of something. I like all the characters. I love DM and will forever
37 Jade from: i have been a DM fan since I was about 6 so loving it at 14, 15, 16 and whatever age is totally normal!!!!
36 Catherine from Dorset: For me the best episode was when it featured real clips of Steve as a child and the photo of Mark holding steve at the end.
35 Anthony Gears from UK: Absolutely addictive - I love ths how and the books by Lee Goldberg. Great characters, great plots - fun and yet often exciting and tense too. Brilliant!
34 michelle from sussex: its a fab show enjoy watching it everyday
keep up the great work
33 Tracy H from Newcastle Upon tyne UK: I like to watch Diagnosis Murder and i want to know if Mr Goldberg would like to publish one of my books i also want to look behind the scenes of diagnosis murder and i would like to meet the cast. i would like to ask if i could have a few pointers plz thnxs..
32 Mika from Solihull, UK: DM is like a religion to me, like a drug..........i need my daily fix!! One of my fave shows of all time !! The show leaves you with afeel good factor!!
31 cheryl gray from newcastle: I love this programme, My kids love the music and they know that when thats on , its time to be quiet! my son wants to be steve!
30 rachel fleming from edinburgh scotland: the funniest diagnosis murder ever was the one where dick van dyke played all the characters in a halloween special. i think this show is classic tv, which my whole family loves.n
29 chuck janssen from norwalk Iowa: When steve has to find mark sloan.
28 tracy from Newcastlw UK: hi there i like to watch diagnosis murder but i want the books so i could read them i am doing a story on about it and i want more information but it seems that my head can not think straight. i like Charlie schlatter coz he is goodlooking i also think that Shane Van Dyke is goodlooking, sexy and cute please i need help
27 joyce thorne from dorset england: I have just watched the episode where mark found out his father was murdered and it was very moving. Love this show to bits and i am a greatgran of 68. best wishes. Joyce Thorne
26 Marie Bland from Portsmouth, UK: I love Dick van Dyke!! i'm 30yrs old and i watch Diagnosis Murder every afternoon on BBC1 and then on Hallmark even when away on holiday!! i love all the stories and the humour! there is never any swearing or violence just top entertainment! bring it back!! Dick is without doubt a truly fantastic loveable actor the world is a better place for having him in it!!
25 Heather Lucy from Knoxville: Diagnosis Murder was and still is my favorite show. I especially like the tv shows where Dick Van Dyke and his son Barry Van Dyke always had disagreements. I also like the shows where Barry Van Dyke tells his dad to keep out of the case, but his dad never listened.
24 katie terry from cornwall: I love diagnosis murder they just dont make stuff like that anymore. The actors are great i love all of them amanda is amazing really powerful and we would all love a doctor like mark. Personal favourite has to be steve if i saw a bloke who looked like that nd acted the same way i would have to chase him round the world and ask him to marry me. i think there would be a queue though!!!!!! all in all a great show with lovely characters and people you learn to love. thank you
23 katrina from ohio: I'm 12 and I love DM! I don't have a favorite episode, but I like the 3rd season best. Jesse Travis is my favorite character because he's so funny, and I agree that you can see the companionship there.^_^ or:-)
22 Maya from Paris, France: It is hard to sau what is my favourite moment in DM. I guess i love all episodes, especially when Dick is singing - I just love his voice. I am a great fan of the serie and I don't miss a single episode when it is aired on french TV channels. Just hope DM will be aired for a long time !
21 Anthony smith from newport south wales uk: I agree with everyone my wife mary and i love Diagnosis Murder we like all the cast you can have a good laugh and cry it looks as if all the cast liked going to work every day one thing i would like to suggest is why dont we all get together and get in touch with the makers of the show and ask them to make some more even if its only the odd tv movie like one or two a year as everyone i know who likes the show says its a pity that there are not some new ones made so lets all get in touch with the makers of
20 lydia spavin from united kindgom: i think diagnosis murder is great show and mark,steve,jesse and amanda r all really great friends
19 Louise from Isle of Wight: It is hard to say what diagnosis murder has given me. laughter, thrills and of course enjoyment of excellent actors and actresses. I have a debilitating disease which has insisted on bringing me into reality every hour of th day. With dick van dyke i am transported into another world free from restrictions. I grew up with Dick van dyke and i owe him alot !!! Thank-you all for allowing me the freedom of your talent.
18 fiona from walsall: im 16 and i love DM and ive been watching it for years but i really love jesse and he is so cute when he is confused
17 Susanne from Australia: I love all the episodes that feature Steve the best, and I also like the brotherly love between Steve and Jessie, especially in The Patient Detective when Jessie says he was up all night trying to save his best friend.
16 Ambika Sharma from Coventry: I am 14 n i LOVE DM, especially Steve Sloan (he's FIT!).I don't have a fave episode because i love them all! Jesse n Steve r so funny together n i agree with sum people that Mark and Steve's on-screen relationship is close and funny!
15 Joe Spear from Weston - s - Mare: I think Diagnosis Murder is WICKED! Im only 14 and don't know many fans my age :( BUT ITS STILL COOL!
14 Cate from Melbourne, Australia: I really like Steve and Jack's antics as well as Steve and Jesse's. I think it is great that Steve and Mark have a brilliant father-son relationship and they always make me laugh.
13 Heleen from The Netherlands: I like all the scenes between Mark and Steve. I just love the couple.
12 Katy from London: Anything episode with Jesse in is my fav! He is so funny!
11 Lisa from Chicago, Illinois USA: I don't really have a favorite. I just love the show. Anything that shows Barry is a favorite of mine. I never watched it in its first run but now that it is on PAX TV I watch it all the time.
10 jessica from mich: i like when steve was running down those stairs. and when his dad when to a club and was dancing. and when his dad did the radio show that was funny. i love the show i think his son is sexy and very cute
9 tracy from florida: When the baby peed all over jesse when they changed the diaper.
8 Catherine from Florida,USA: My favorite moment from DM was in 'Bachelor fathers' when Mark and Jesse were changing the babies diaper, and he pees all over jesse. I thought that was so funny!
7 sarah from australia: I really enjoy watching diagnosis murder on austar. we are getting really impatint waiting for the next episode to come. at the moment the episode we are watching seems like it will go on forever, because it is a third time 'to be continued'. we love watching it.
6 Karen Hill from Coventry: I have to agree with Ann & Sue, the warmth between all the cast on the screen seems to radiate out to you. You can really believe that they are friends.
5 christina kelly from northampton: My fav people are jack because he is cute Jesse because he is cute Dr Sloan because he is funny and sweet Steve because he is gorgeous Amanda because she is great and Norman because he is funny and i adore his singing from Greece and i also think Jack did well and was fit on bugsy balone he was so cute. and also Mark because he was great in mary poppins
4 Kerryann Cole from Great Massingham: I am really glad you are showing Diagnosis Murder. I really like the program its full of laughs and the bickering between Jesse and Steve and the way the four friends are more like a family.
3 Sue Kay from Birmingham: I have loads of favourites, but one is the home movies in Murder By Remote which were obviously Dick's own home movies. Another moment I love is when Mark thinks the racy book he is buying is a cook book in Murder By The Book & Amanda & Jesse know the truth.
2 Ann Rivers from Horley: Favourite DM moments and memories ? This could take up the entire site, but I'd agree with Sue, the banter and brotherly bickering between Steve and Jesse is just priceless ! I love the closeness and loyalty of these four friends who are more like family. And the humour too, of course, as well as the in jokes. One of my favourites is where the three musical instruments that Charlie Schlatter plays, and his love of golf, are worked into the storyline.
1 Susan Gamble from Brighouse: Favourite moments or memories from Diagnosis Murder? Any of the banter between Steve and Jesse (Barry Van Dyke and Charlie Schlatter) - they do it so well. Or the scene at the end of Murder x 4 (6th season), where all the lights go out and all you can hear is Jesse's infectious giggle!
I am so pleased you're screening this series (particularly from season 3). thank you so much!
Dick Van Dyke is Dr. Mark Sloan
Barry Van Dyke is Steve Sloan
Charlie Schlatter is Dr. Jesse Travis
Andy Griffith who palyed a very expensive defence attorney Benjamin 'Ben' Matlock in the series "Matlock" appeared in "Diagnosis Murder" Murder Two (series 4, episodes 14 & 15) playing "Matlock"!
1925-12-13: Dick Van Dyke was born.
1950-04-15: Michael Tucci (Norman Briggs) was born.
1951-07-31: Barry Van Dyke was born.
1960-05-10: Victoria Rowell (Dr Amanda Bentley) was born.
1961-09-22: Scott Baio (Dr Jack Stewart) was born.
1966-05-01: Charlie Schlatter (Dr Jesse Travis) was born.
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Originally aired on TV network CBS in the USA.
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