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Diagnosis Murder

Vanishing Act: Part 1 (Season 1, Episode 6)
TV Episode | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When Detective Steve Sloan reports to Internal Affairs agent Lloyd Schroeder his well-founded suspicions against LAPD 15th precinct colleagues Detectives Bob Cole, Eugene Vickers, Jim Michaels and Rick Hughes to be in cahoots with the ...See moreWhen Detective Steve Sloan reports to Internal Affairs agent Lloyd Schroeder his well-founded suspicions against LAPD 15th precinct colleagues Detectives Bob Cole, Eugene Vickers, Jim Michaels and Rick Hughes to be in cahoots with the fence who handled several burglaries they actually committed themselves, Schroeder checks out their excessive expenses and sets up his own pension plan: an equal share for his silence. Next someone from the criminal quartet sets up Steve for Schroeder's murder and plants stolen money in his locker, so he's suspended although his boss Lt. Ed Greenwood believes in his innocence. The Sloanes and Dr. Jack Stewart, whose mob expertise comes in handy as they find a link to 'family man' Tommy Rafonte, are determined to save the most honest cop in California, digging up the four traitors' past, personal motives to kill Schroeder and whereabouts. Meanwhile Dolores organizes nursing staff resistance against economies Norman Briggs has to carry out to prevent whole hospital activities being shut down by the board, Mark tries to mediate... Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Peter T. Myers (as Peter Myers)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 10, 1993

Release date
Dec 10, 1993 (United States)

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Dick Van Dyke
Dr. Mark Sloan Dr. Mark Sloan   See fewer
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Scott Baio
Dr. Jack Stewart Dr. Jack Stewart   See fewer
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Victoria Rowell
Amanda Bentley-Livingston (credit only) Amanda Bentley-Livingston (credit only)   See fewer
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Barry Van Dyke
Steve Sloan Steve Sloan   See fewer
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Michael Tucci
Norman Briggs Norman Briggs   See fewer
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Delores Hall
Nurse Delores Mitchell Nurse Delores Mitchell   See fewer
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Boyd Kestner
Tommy Raffanti Tommy Raffanti   See fewer
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Dennis Lipscomb
IA Det. Lloyd Schroeder IA Det. Lloyd Schroeder   See fewer
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Michael McGrady
Det. Rick Hughes Det. Rick Hughes   See fewer
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John Beck
Det. Eugene Vickers Det. Eugene Vickers   See fewer
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Kristen Cloke
Josie Swanson Josie Swanson   See fewer
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Richard Gant
Det. Jim Michaels Det. Jim Michaels   See fewer
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Leon Rippy
Bob Cole Bob Cole   See fewer
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Rich Beall
Bruno Bruno   See fewer
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Fred Greenblatt
Instructor (as Fred Greenblat) Instructor (as Fred Greenblat)   See fewer
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Robert Himber
Lt. Greenwood Lt. Greenwood   See fewer
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Liz Jury
Apartment Manager Apartment Manager   See fewer
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Jan Van Sickle
First Officer First Officer   See fewer
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Jack Tracy
Second Officer (as Tracy Smith) Second Officer (as Tracy Smith)   See fewer
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Sheron Bellio
Madeline (as Sheron A. Bellio) Madeline (as Sheron A. Bellio)   See fewer
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Joel Lane Hudgins
Butch (uncredited) Butch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mylo Ironbear
Townie (uncredited) Townie (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 50 votes