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Diagnosis Murder

A History of Murder (Season 4, Episode 14)
TV Episode | Crime, Mystery, Drama

When Norman ceremonially knocks down a piece of wall at the inauguration of a Community General expansion named after rich hospital alumnus and benefactor Dr. Raymond Huxley, a completely bleached skeleton falls out. From his ring Mark ...See moreWhen Norman ceremonially knocks down a piece of wall at the inauguration of a Community General expansion named after rich hospital alumnus and benefactor Dr. Raymond Huxley, a completely bleached skeleton falls out. From his ring Mark identifies him as the late, brilliant cardiac surgeon Dr. Greg Nordoff, who disappeared on the day of the Dallas Kennedy assassination, while the hospital was in an even worse state, due to ongoing construction. Only a hearing aid remains intact, but turns out not to be his. Nordoff was assumed at the time to have embezzled a lot from the hospital's surgical research fund, so that previous crime, also decades ago, may be the key; Mark was too shell-shocked at the time to investigate, but is determined now -visited by flash-backs- to clear it all up, especially after nurse Jane Ellington, also on staff and Nordoff's lover in the Sixties, is murdered in the garage, after the fatal heart-attack of Dr. Huxley. Even finding records proves hard and physically dangerous for Jessie. There turns out to exist a crucial miniature pacemaker prototype... Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Peter T. Myers (as Peter Myers)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 16, 1997

Release date
Jan 16, 1997 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Dick Van Dyke
Dr. Mark Sloan Dr. Mark Sloan   See fewer
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Victoria Rowell
Amanda Bentley-Livingston Amanda Bentley-Livingston   See fewer
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Charlie Schlatter
Dr. Jesse Travis Dr. Jesse Travis   See fewer
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Michael Tucci
Norman Briggs Norman Briggs   See fewer
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Barry Van Dyke
Steve Sloan Steve Sloan   See fewer
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Lynnda Ferguson
Dr. Christine Huxley Dr. Christine Huxley   See fewer
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Paul Kersey
David Huxley / Young Raymond Huxley David Huxley / Young Raymond Huxley   See fewer
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Eddie McClintock
Young 'Manny' Tubbs Young 'Manny' Tubbs   See fewer
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Tricia O'Neil
Jane Ellington Jane Ellington   See fewer
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Nicholas Pryor
Dr. Raymond Huxley Dr. Raymond Huxley   See fewer
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David Purdham
Dr. Greg Nordoff Dr. Greg Nordoff   See fewer
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James Sloyan
Board Chairman Emmanuel 'Manny' Tubbs Board Chairman Emmanuel 'Manny' Tubbs   See fewer
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Mary Kathleen Gordon
Nurse (as Mary-Kathleen Gordon) Nurse (as Mary-Kathleen Gordon)   See fewer
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Stacie Randall
Young Jane Ellington Young Jane Ellington   See fewer
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Greg Bronson
Construction worker (uncredited) Construction worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Cronkite
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dennis Kent
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maridean Mansfield Shepard
Hospital Visitor (uncredited) Hospital Visitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 49 votes