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Diagnosis Murder

A Resting Place (Season 7, Episode 19)
TV Episode | Crime, Mystery, Drama

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...See moreSteve'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 by Jesse, who helps Steve look for what Bart spent his ill gotten gains on. Friendly nurse Julie Crane is left a painting as memento; administrator Zanuck steals a valuable timepiece, valued a good replica, then finds a rat attributed to the garbage strike, while Steve researches Zanuck's father was in on the robbery. But then Mark has to blow his cover to perform an emergency tracheotomy... Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Joyce Burditt (creator) | Charlie Schlatter (story by) | Craig Tomashoff (story by) | Burt Prelutsky (teleplay by)
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Updated Apr 6, 2000

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Apr 6, 2000 (United States)

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16 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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Barry Van Dyke
Steve Sloan Steve Sloan   See fewer
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Charlotte Rae
Estelle Estelle   See fewer
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James Greene
Jimmy Corley Jimmy Corley   See fewer
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Richard Cox
Administrator Zanuck Administrator Zanuck   See fewer
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Mary Donnelly Haskell
Bonnie Hickman Bonnie Hickman   See fewer
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Julie Lauren
Julie Crane Julie Crane   See fewer
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Lee Weaver
Isaiah Isaiah   See fewer
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Thomas Bankowski
Computer Expert Computer Expert   See fewer
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Peter Dennis
Clifford Swinburn Clifford Swinburn   See fewer
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Daniel Fern
Bart Ellison Bart Ellison   See fewer
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Bobby Harwell
Dave 'Hawk' Hawkins Dave 'Hawk' Hawkins   See fewer
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Linda Porter
Miss Winkle Miss Winkle   See fewer
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Paul V. Picerni Jr.
Fumigator (as Paul Vincent Picerni) Fumigator (as Paul Vincent Picerni)   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 41 votes