Legendary, five-time Emmy Award-winner Dick Van Dyke – recognized for his iconic TV roles in 2013 with a “Lifetime Achievement Award by the Screen Actors Guild – enjoyed yet another hit series for eight seasons (1993-2001) as Dr. Mark Sloan on CBS’ hour-long murder mystery, Diagnosis Murder.
As chief of internal medicine at Community General Hospital in Los Angeles and a L.A.P.D. consultant, Sloan has a knack for getting into trouble, negotiating the twists and turns of mysteries and solving crimes with the help of his son, Steve, a homicide detective played by real-life son Barry Van Dyke.
Diagnosis Murder began as a spin-off of Jake and the Fatmanand then launched three TV movies, followed by a weekly television series that aired for eight seasons. Two more TV movies aired after the series ended.
Diagnosis Murder, Monday – Friday 11am & Weekends 10am, on Fox Classics