Diagnosis Murder

The WORST episodes of Diagnosis Murder

Every episode of Diagnosis Murder ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Diagnosis Murder!

"Diagnosis Murder" follows the adventures of Dr. Mark Sloan, an amiable and avuncular doctor who is also a genius at solving murders. Dr. Sloan is aided in his homicide investigations by his son, LAPD Lt. Steve Sloan, pathologist/medical examiner Dr. Amanda Bentley, and ER resident Dr. Jesse Travis.

Last Updated: 5/12/2022Network: CBS
Trash TV (2)
36 votes

#1 - Trash TV (2)

Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/29/1999

Mark matches wits with a murderous network executive.

Directors: Ron Satlof
Murder, Country Style
11 votes

#2 - Murder, Country Style

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/20/1997

When a musician is found murdered at a Country Music Awards ceremony, Dr. Sloan and company rush to find the culprit before the show ends and the crowd disappears.

Baby Boom
37 votes

#3 - Baby Boom

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/5/1998

A madman charges into a Lamaze class with a bomb, claiming that a fertility doctor was cheating him. Everything is complicated further when said doctor turns up dead.

Directors: Vincent McEveety
Jake's Women
37 votes

#4 - Jake's Women

Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/3/2000

Mark is stunned to learn that his late friend Jake was married to two women. Steve juggles the investigation of Jake's murder and a blossoming relationship.

Directors: Victor Lobl
Looks Can Kill
40 votes

#5 - Looks Can Kill

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/23/1997

Dr. Sloan investigates a plastic surgeon when an actress's death apparently results from an infection contracted during surgery.

Murder by Remote
38 votes

#6 - Murder by Remote

Season 7 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/10/2000

A devious home security programmer plots to murder the children of everyone involved in the accidental death of his son.

A Passion for Murder
9 votes

#7 - A Passion for Murder

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/3/1997

An aggressive female pharmaceuticals representative stalks the hospital's new chief of staff after a one-night-stand, hoping to break up his marriage and have him all for herself.

Blood Brothers Murder
12 votes

#8 - Blood Brothers Murder

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/10/1997

A beach boy involved with a gang member's sister is suspected of murdering him. Mark investigates.

Deja Vous
9 votes

#9 - Deja Vous

Season 8 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/4/2001

While deeply disturbed that his son, Lt. Steve Sloan, is falling in love with a woman who is a dead ringer for his murdered former girlfriend.

Murder Two (2)
14 votes

#10 - Murder Two (2)

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/6/1997

Amanda and Ben investigate the murder of Eric Spindler while Jesse continues to languish in jail.

The Merry Widow Murder
12 votes

#11 - The Merry Widow Murder

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/1/1997

A wealthy woman and her boyfriend dupe Mark and plot to murder her husband.

Directors: Oz Scott
My Baby is Out of this World
43 votes

#12 - My Baby is Out of this World

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/5/1995

The death of a popular musician raises suspicious questions. The musicians' pregnant wife, who claims to be carrying an alien's child, complicates matters.

The ABC's of Murder
40 votes

#13 - The ABC's of Murder

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/21/1996

An ADA sets out on a vendetta against an Asian youth, against both Mark and Steve's advice, after a drive-by shooting at a high school leaves one teacher dead.

On The Beach
34 votes

#14 - On The Beach

Season 8 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/4/2001

Dr. Mark Sloan begins watching his neighbors through binoculars and becomes convinced that one of them is a murderer.

Directors: Donald L. Gold
Murder Blues
44 votes

#15 - Murder Blues

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/18/1997

Steve becomes embroiled in political intrigue after the murder of a city councilman's wife appears to be part of a larger political strategy. Steve investigates two mayoral candidates, the councilman and the chief of police, as well as a rogue detective and his partner, all with strong motives.

Talked to Death
40 votes

#16 - Talked to Death

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/26/1998

Ratings seeking stunts by TV talk show hosts Darren & Mary has tragic results.

No Good Deed
9 votes

#17 - No Good Deed

Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/27/2001

Dr. Sloan investigates a controversial attorney who confesses to murder while near death but recants after he recovers.

Directors: Sandy Smolan
An Education in Murder
40 votes

#18 - An Education in Murder

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/5/1998

When a rash of deaths at a high school revolve around one 'helpful' young girl, Dr. Sloan risks his own life to uncover the murderer.

Comedy is Murder
10 votes

#19 - Comedy is Murder

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/8/1997

A bungling comedian seeks revenge on his former partner when he's cheated out of millions.

Death in the Daytime
42 votes

#20 - Death in the Daytime

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/28/1995

Amanda wins a guest role on The Young and the Restless and walks right into a murder.

Swan Song
38 votes

#21 - Swan Song

Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/4/2000

Mark's old friend, singer Danielle Marsh, visits and begins exhibiting erratic behavior while dodging attempts on her life. Mark attempts to fight through Marsh's defensive barriers to help his friend.

Directors: Victor Lobl
You Bet Your Life
11 votes

#22 - You Bet Your Life

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/16/2001

Dr. Mark Sloan investigates the apparent suicide of a gifted heart surgeon who was also a compulsive gambler.

Directors: Nancy Malone
Getting Mad, Getting Even
33 votes

#23 - Getting Mad, Getting Even

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/11/2000

Madison moves in with her new paramour, unaware that he's trying to kill her. Jesse is suspected of being the anonymous author of a tell-all book that places hospital workers in spicy relationships.

Directors: Donald L. Gold
Retribution (1)
39 votes

#24 - Retribution (1)

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/8/1998

When Steve is shot and falls into a coma, Mark does all in his power to find the assailant, even threatening a suspect with bodily harm. Mark finds himself the prime suspect when Steve's alleged attacker, Gordon Ganza, is murdered and all clues point directly towards Dr. Sloan.

A Resting Place
37 votes

#25 - A Resting Place

Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/6/2000

Doc Sloan goes undercover as a patient in a retirement home to solve the murder of an ex-cop.

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