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Diagnosis Murder

The Flame (Season 7, Episode 5)
TV Episode | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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...See moreWhile 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 lied to give John an alibi. Betsy, a blonde jogger in the neighborhood, dates both Jesse and Steve, who worries once having busted her brother. More details and minor witnesses further complicate the picture, but Mark figures it all out... Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Cinematographer
Lee Nakahara (as Leland Nakahara)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 21, 1999

Release date
Oct 21, 1999 (United States)

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12 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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Michelle Phillips
Livia Parkinson Livia Parkinson   See fewer
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Ray Wise
John Parkinson John Parkinson   See fewer
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Joanna Cassidy
Madison Wesley Madison Wesley   See fewer
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John Capodice
Antony Cavallo Antony Cavallo   See fewer
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Brent Keast
Chairman Chairman   See fewer
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Charmin Lee
Det. Cheryl Banks (uncredited) Det. Cheryl Banks (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 47 votes