Jake and the Fatman/It Never Entered My Mind

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It Never Entered My Mind
Season 4, Episode 19
Airdate March 20, 1991
Production Number 9018
Written by Joyce Burditt
Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski
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It Never Entered My Mind is the nineteenth episode of the fourth season of Jake and the Fatman, and the seventy-ninth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Dick Van Dyke (Dr. Mark Sloan), Carol Bruce (Mrs. Clark), James Cromwell, Steven Eckholdt (Richard), Sam Hennings, Gregory Itzin, Margaret Reed, Kristoff St. John (Thad), Mark L. Taylor (Dr. Tyler Morgan), Ally Walker (Josie), Elisabeth Brooks (Mrs. Murphy), Ellen Dunning (Alice Williams), Una Kim (Betsy), Mary-Margaret Lewis (Mrs. Rollins), Peter Marx (Anesthesiologist), Dierk Torsek (Baker), Virginia Watson (Nurse #1), Jeff Witzeman (Student #1)


Plot Overview

McCabe's quirky doctor is accused of killing the humorless hospital administrator who disapproved of his antics.


Arc Advancement





The Show

This episode marks the first appearance of Dick Van Dyke as Dr. Mark Sloan. Shortly after this episode, the first of three TV-movies featuring the character aired, followed by the long-running series Diagnosis Murder.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments



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