In this episode, Dr. Sloan admits that he had committed a mercy killing back when he was an intern at Community General.
E.F. Wallengren died of ALS.
The Dr. Credit seen at the end of the episode was to honor
Dr. Elsie Giorgiu was the medical consultant on the show for the first few seasons.
Producers and writers Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin, David Bennett Carren, J. Larry Carroll, and Jacquelyn Blain have all left Diagnosis Murder for Martial Law. Chris Abbott has taken over as executive producer. Apparently Diagnosis Murder will have more comedic episodes in its next season.