Diagnosis: Murder (season 7)

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Diagnosis: Murder (season 7)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 24
Original network CBS
Original release September 23, 1999 (1999-09-23) – May 11, 2000 (2000-05-11)
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List of Diagnosis: Murder episodes

Diagnosis: Murder's seventh season originally aired from September 23, 1999, to May 11, 2000. The season was released on DVD complete and available in two parts by Visual Entertainment, Inc.



No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
133 1 "The Roast" Christopher Hibler Mark Solomon September 23, 1999 (1999-09-23)
Dr. Mark Sloan is to be the guest of 'honor' as Man of the Year at the Roast, where comedians makes merciless fun of him in the Jokers Club. Andy Baxter, a sideman, makes an unexpected appearance and grossly insults the speaker Lou Summers. A brief power surge blankets the room in darkness and when the lights come back on, Baxter falls over dead with a knife in the back.
134 2 "Sleeping Murder" Ron Satlof Chris Abbott September 30, 1999 (1999-09-30)
When a businessman runs through the streets to shoot an apparent nobody in clear daylight, Steve is puzzled. Mark is even more surprised when his younger brother Stacy appears after a drive all the way from Arkansas for a free medical consult about bad back pain. Even worse, he is found to have relapsed into a dangerous childhood habit of sleepwalking, placing him twice in under suspicious circumstances at the scene of a murder and an attempted murder.
135 3 "Bringing Up Barbie" Ron Satlof Steve Brown October 7, 1999 (1999-10-07)
Now Susan has run off to Oregon with a chiropractor, Jesse suffers babysitting Amanda's rascal CJ. Mark is delighted to meet in BBQ Bob's Chuck Greer, who once saved Steve's life in Vietnam, and accepts minding for a while his daughter Barbara, who also proves a handful.
136 4 "Murder at Midterm" Christopher Hibler Melody Fox & Marc Cushman October 14, 1999 (1999-10-14)
When bright med student Quinn Montgomery, whose formerly rich family from Miami was ruined, learns during midterms that his penniless lover Holly Harris is pregnant, which would ruin his wedding plans with heiress Jennifer Warner, he arranges her death with poisoned Chinese takeaway and sets up a stooge.
137 5 "The Flame" Christian I. Nyby II Joel Steiger October 21, 1999 (1999-10-21)
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.
138 6 "The Killer Within" Frank Thackery Terry Curtis Fox October 28, 1999 (1999-10-28)
Dr. Madison Wesley asks Mark to help Lisa, her great love's daughter, whom she found OD'd, into a prime rehab.
139 7 "Gangland (1)" Victor Lobl Terry Curtis Fox November 4, 1999 (1999-11-04)
Gangster 'Mr. G', a perfect Mark Sloan lookalike, is released from jail; his gang has moved business to California, and rented a Malibu beach-house.
140 8 "Gangland (2)" Victor Lobl Terry Curtis Fox November 4, 1999 (1999-11-04)
Mark is brought in shot, Jesse saves him -while student Alex Smith does his rounds- by removing the bullet, but he has temporary amnesia; no, that's lookalike mobster John 'Mr. G' Gotti: the real doc walks in with Steve, but soon Mr. G knocks him down and takes his place; his daughter finds Mark locked into the closet, but the mobster walks into a trap at his girlfriend's.
141 9 "The Mouth That Roared" Terrence O'Hara Cathryn Michon November 11, 1999 (1999-11-11)
Radio shock-jock Denise Steiner declares on a TV show 'in jest' she would have to kill her birth mother who abandoned her after birth if she ever found her after all of these years. While Mark is her radio guest, she gets a call in the long-lasting search for her mom; she doesn't take it seriously, but after the show an assistant shows that the caller, Joanne Lombardi, knew about her secret birthmark.
142 10 "The Seven Deadly Sins" Christopher Hibler Chris Abbott & Steve Brown November 18, 1999 (1999-11-18)
Mark matches wits with a beautiful jewel thief and her accomplice who is being framed for murder.
143 11 "Santa Claude" Nancy Malone Burt Prelutsky & Steve Brown December 16, 1999 (1999-12-16)
Claude Campbell, the hospital's janitor, is looking forward to play Santa Claus again, but Mark diagnoses him with terminal cancer. To add further insult to injury, Claude is actually an escaped convict, as he was serving time for a murder he didn't commit.
144 12 "Man Overboard" Frank Thackery Michael Lyons January 6, 2000 (2000-01-06)
Mark accepts a friend's invitation for a 'free' cruise splitting the medical duties with Jesse and Amanda. Barely aboard, they must save multimillionaire Robert Brantigan who got a triple dose ampule of insulin.
145 13 "Frontier Dad" Frank Thackery Story by : Paul Vincent Picerni & Barry Van Dyke
Teleplay by : Barry Van Dyke
January 13, 2000 (2000-01-13)
The whole gang, plus Alex Smith and Amanda's rascals, are invited to observe the shooting of an episode of "Frontier Dad", a family series about Wild West hero Dash, starring Carl Simpson who gets a bit old but still does some stunts himself. Suddenly, Simpson's stuntman is killed, but it does not appear to be accidental.
146 14 "Too Many Cooks" Christopher Hibler Joyce Burditt January 20, 2000 (2000-01-20)
The three doctor sleuths are celebrity guests in cooking shows on the Cuisine Chanel; Amanda even has a passionate relation with a star chef, René Fontineau.
147 15 "Jake's Women" Victor Lobl Mark Solomon February 3, 2000 (2000-02-03)
When Jake Caldwell brings in his wife to the hospital, Mark learns it's Caroline, another woman besides the spouse Gloria he already knows, and Jake is in fact a bigamist.
148 16 "Murder by Remote" Christopher Hibler Terry Curtis Fox February 10, 2000 (2000-02-10)
Now noisy construction work drives Steve crazy at Mark's beach-house, he decides to move out, making his dad nostalgic. Steve's new house has its security system installed by a shady home security mogul, who claims that his rival has been sabotaging his computer. But that is only the beginning.
149 17 "Teacher's Pet" Vince McEveety Joel Steiger February 17, 2000 (2000-02-17)
Mark and Steve go fishing; when they return they find med student Mickey Hoving, who was house-sitting, murdered, according to his wife Jill who is sitting next to him but unharmed by armed robbers.
150 18 "The Unluckiest Bachelor in L.A." Bernie Kowalski Cathryn Michon February 24, 2000 (2000-02-24)
Despite his clumsy and willful appearance, his honesty gets Steve picked in a TV dating program by candidate Lily Wilson. Everything goes well between the two until she is murderd. A shady private investigator and Lily's estranged brother, a doctor at Community General, become suspect.
151 19 "A Resting Place" Farhad Mann Story by : Charlie Schlatter & Craig Tomashoff
Teleplay by : Burt Prelutsky
April 6, 2000 (2000-04-06)
Steve's retired colleague Dave 'Hawk' Hawkins is murdered while undercover in the resting home Sunny Meadows.
152 20 "Murder at BBQ Bob's" Victor Lobl Paul Bishop April 20, 2000 (2000-04-20)
While US Marines Captain Paul Davis, Lieutenant Richard Martinelli -an MP- and Lt. Col. Sally MacPherson are eating at BBQ Bob's during Jesse's shift, a fourth, Captain Hank Thomas, bursts in saying "You'll all be sorry" and shoots himself in the head. Or so he did.
153 21 "Two Birds With One Sloan" Nancy Malone Terry Curtis Fox April 27, 2000 (2000-04-27)
Wheelchair user Saul Singer has a car accident but Mark gets him by ambulance to TV presenter Drew McIntyre's trivia quiz "Through the Roof" where he is breaking the earnings records - because he blackmails him to hand over the answers in advance.
154 22 "Swan Song" Victor Lobl Joel Steiger May 4, 2000 (2000-05-04)
Self-accompanying singer Danielle Marsh (Helen Reddy) has her own grand piano flown over from New York claiming it's the only thing that calms her grave nerves, and moves in with the Sloans until her concert.
155 23 "Out of the Past (1)" Victor Lobl Steve Brown May 11, 2000 (2000-05-11)
When a girl cop is brought in wounded, Jesse patches her up and dates her, but as Amanda finds and brings her out, she sets him up for a staged scary ride. Also, intern Alex reunites with an old flame, who had connections to a well-known call girl.
156 24 "Getting Mad, Getting Even (2)" Donald L. Gold Burt Prelutsky May 11, 2000 (2000-05-11)
Two weeks later, Brett Hayward murders Dr. Hjortsberg, the plastic surgeon who created his present identity, knowing him as patient Eddie Dagabosian, and as such harbors something against Madison, with whom he moves in, but Steve's LAPD team finds the drugs the killer 'stole' in a nearby dumpster. Meanwhile, Jesse is accused of writing a tell-all book about Community General and its staff.