Diagnosis Murder/The Last Laugh (1)

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The Last Laugh (1)
Season 2, Episode 9
Airdate November 11, 1994
Production Number 3924a
Written by Lee Goldberg &
William Rabkin
Directed by Christian I. Nyby II
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The Last Laugh (2)
Diagnosis MurderSeason Two
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The Last Laugh (1) is the ninth episode of the second season of Diagnosis Murder, and the twenty-eighth episode overall.

Starring: Dick Van Dyke (Dr. Mark Sloan)

Also Starring: Scott Baio (Dr. Jack Stewart)

and Victoria Rowell (Dr. Amanda Bentley), Michael Tucci (Norman Briggs), Delores Hall (Nurse Delores Mitchell)

and Barry Van Dyke (Lt. Det. Steve Sloan)

Special Guest Star: Dyan Cannon (Bonnie Valin)

Guest Stars: Matthew Glave (Roger Valin), Crystal Chappell (Eve Laurie), Harley Venton (Dr. Lloyd Fleming), Jamie Luner (Kimmy Marlowe), David Cromwell (Wallace Sterling)

and Pernell Roberts (Dr. Elliott Valin)

Co-Starring: Michael Lowry (Dave), Carey Van Dyke (Kelso), Martha Thompson (Mertle Gipe), David Kimball (Dunphy), Deena Freeman (Betsy), Patrice Pitman Quinn (Barbara), Charles Dougherty (Thurston), Peter Gonneau (Henri), Andi Chapman (Pratt), Ralph P. Martin (Driver), Mimi Cozzens (Judge), Kristin Carey (Schnitzer), Susan Nyby (Foreman)


Plot Overview

Mark investigates the murder of a colleague, an unpopular neurosurgeon done in by laughing gas.


Arc Advancement





The Show

Carey Van Dyke, Dick's grandson and Barry's son, makes his first appearance in this episode, playing a surfer.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments